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Barakah Nuclear Power Plant in Abu Dhabi Launched

Barakah Nuclear Power Plant in Abu Dhabi Launched

The first nuclear power plant in UAE has been successfully launched in Barakah, Abu Dhabi. The nuclear plant has been built by a consortium led by the Korea Electric Power Corporation.

Emirates announces flights to 29 cities; resumes Dubai transit

Emirates announces flights to 29 cities; resumes Dubai transit

Emirates Airlines has announced its flight plans for 29 cities with majority of flights for destinations in Europe and Asia.

Solar Impulse 2 concludes global journey in Abu Dhabi

TheSolar Impulse 2 aircraft, which is entirely powered by solar power, has successfully concluded its 16-month journey around the world in the city of Abu Dhabi.

UAE celebrates Liwa Dates Festival in Abu Dhabi

The United Arab Emirates is celebrating the Liwa Dates Festival focusing on 'ratab' or half ripen dates in the Western Region of Abu Dhabi.

China and India to drive growth, says Abu Dhabi Investment Authority

The Abu Dhabi Investment Authority has indicated that growth will be driven by emerging economies like China and India as most of its markets delivered dull results in 2015.

The Abu Dhabi Investment Authority is one of the largest sovereign-wealth funds in the world with investments in a range of sectors across the world. ADIA has assets worth more than $700 billion, according to estimates but the fund recorded small negative total returns for the year from both global equities and bonds.

Emirati woman dies in car crash in Abu Dhabi

An Emirati woman died in a car crash after her vehicle caught fire after hitting the back of a truck in Abu Dhabi.

Abu Dhabi Police said that the woman was driving a four-wheel-drive vehicle and crashed into a truck from behind. She was travelling on Yas Road, heading towards Dubai when the accident happened at 5 pm on Monday.

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