Asia Observer

Dubai kicks off 2014 in style, breaks world record of largest fireworks display

Dubai bade farewell to 2013 and welcomed 2014 in style with a dazzling display of over 500,000 fireworks for around six minutes, which led to a world r


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‘Women education is a basic right’

ABU DHABI - General Shaikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, on Monday received at Al Bahr Palace Pakistani girl, Malala Yousafzai, who was attacked last year in her village of Mingora, over calling for girls’ education.&l


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US company IDs 7 Americans killed in Afghanistan cargo plane crash; 6 from Mich., 1 from Ky.

DETROIT — Jamie Brokaw was an experienced navigator who was no
stranger to dangerous flying situations and had the skills to stay cool
in the face of danger, according to close friend Chris Connerton.
“He was a very good person and very smart person,” Connerton told The Associated Press


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