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Chinese film 'Wolf Warriors 2' breaks records

Action movie has becoming the first non-Hollywood film to break into the top 100 all-time grossing movies worldwide

High security as Afghanistan marks independence day

Increased police presence in Kabul where pop star Aryana Sayeed had vowed to give a concert

Spain twin attacks suspects 'planned bigger assault'

Spain government mulls raising terror alert to maximum level after car rampages that left 14 dead

Lebanon army begins offensive against Daesh on Syria border

Offensive starts as Hezbollah, Syrian army announce assault from Syrian side of border

Investors lose $3.5b as Infosys ex-CEO spars with founder

Industry deals with a difficult transition to digital services and data-based computing

Tomatoes: The new enemy in India's fight against inflation

Food accounts for 46% consumption basket, giving it outsize role in determining headline inflation

US President Trump fires controversial chief strategist Bannon

He was the brain behind a travel ban on people from several Muslim-majority nations

Brotherhood offshoot targeted tribal leaders and youth in the UAE

Muslim Brotherhood funds largely came from membership subcriptions, donations and grants, as well as investments in property and stocks

What does Disco or Expo 2020 taste like?

When it comes to giving fruit juice a name, juice outlets in Dubai and Sharjah are on a roll

Saudi Electricity secures $1.75b loan for capex plans

Five-year bullet loan is co-financed by eight major international banks

'Qatar was a hub for anti-UAE operations'

Former member of Muslim Brotherhood affirms Doha's backing for such groups aimed at destablising the UAE

Indian doctors remove football-sized tumour from Russian patient

Abdullaev was suffering for the past five years from breathlessness and immense discomfort

Sharjah's new used car market gets going

A hugely popular place, Souq Al Haraj draws people from Gulf countries such as Saudi Arabia and Oman, and from other regions to sell their cars or buy second-hand vehicles. Photographer Arshad Ali takes a tour around the place to catch the action.

Two killed and six injured in Finnish stabbing spree

One person held after a shootout and manhunt for other possible attackers launched

ECB searches for stimulus flexibility as end of QE approaches

Officials are still uncertain how to signal changes in their policy settings as the economic outlook improves

Spain manhunt deepens as Barcelona insists 'I am not afraid'

Five wearing fake bomb belts killed; toll rises to 14; Daesh claim responsibility

Without Trump, Twitter could lose almost a fifth of value

US president has 36 million followers and has tweeted more than 35,000 times since 2009

Qatari pilgrims welcomed in Saudi Arabia as 'guests of God'

A total of 350 vehicles used the border crossing, some for pilgrimage and others for humanitarian reasons

South Indian actor Dileep's bail plea postponed

The actor's judical remand has been extended to August 22

Pakistanis, Filipinos among victims of Barcelona van terror attacks

It was the deadliest attack in Spain since March 2004, when militants placed bombs on commuter trains in Madrid, killing 191 people and wounding more than 1,800.

Spain hit by second car rampage after first attack killed 14

Bomb plot foiled: Death toll seen rising as terror group claims 'mutiple planned attacks' in Spain

Harsher penalties to keep truck drivers in check

New law stipulates a set of stiffer penalties for truck drivers who flout road rules

Once, twice, and thrice lucky: a look at DDF's dollar millionaires

As many as 248 winners have been drawn for the Dubai Duty Free Millennium Millionaire with six double winners

Civil Defence team honoured for saving child from pit

Team honoured for saving an Emirati child who fell into a sewage pit

Spain hit by second car rampage after first attack killed 13

Death toll seen rising as terror group claims attacks in Spain

Sports stars speak out after Barcelona attack

Messi and Ronaldo lead list of big names to express sorrow over horrific scenes from Spain

Pictures: Many killed and wounded in Barcelona attack

A driver deliberately rammed a van into a crowd on Barcelona's most popular street on Thursday

Spain hit by second car rampage after first attack killed 13

Seven hurt as car driven into people in Cambrils, hours after 13 killed in Barcelona bloodbath

Look out! New paid parking in Sharjah from Saturday

Sharjah Municipality to introduce payment meters to curb misuse of parking spaces

Maids left special needs woman alone, court hears

Pair allegedly absconded and stole Dh6,000 from their employer

World condemns Spain van attack

Leaders from across the world condemn attack that killed at least 13 people in Barcelona

German fintech start-up acquires rival as deal-making heats up

Hamburg-based Deposit Solutions GmbH on Wednesday acquired Savedo GmbH, a Berlin start-up

Pictures: Many killed and wounded in Barcelona 'terror attack'

A driver deliberately rammed a van into a crowd on Barcelona's most popular street on Thursday

Shanghai's subway does take some cues from New York's

But there is no comparison in the fast-track way Chinese city gets its work done

13 dead in Spain attack: Van driver still on run

Daesh claims responsibility as witnesses describe horror after van is driven through Barcelona crowds

Pakistan's anti-graft body summons Sharif, sons

Supreme Court grants NAB access to Panamagate JIT report's 'confidential' Volume X

Emirati doctor who's dedicated to humanitarian work

Al Memari, who works in Abu Dhabi, is helping develop emergency medicine at rural hospital in Ethiopia

Duterte praises police after 58 killed in deadly drug war raids

Manila police chief says no directive to intensify campaign

Twice lucky dollar millionaire recalls his wins in Dubai

Lucky British national recalls winning in the Dubai Duty Free Millennium Millionaire draw twice in a year

At least 13 killed as van hits pedestrians in Barcelona 'terror attack'

Update: 13 killed; two armed men were holed up in a bar in Barcelona's city centre, media says

Motorist killed in horrific crash on Emirates Road

Emirati motorist did not pay attention to the truck and crashed into it from behind, say police

Syrian actress who rallied crowds against Assad dies

Impassioned actress, known for her performances in numerous plays and TV shows became a rare female icon of the rebellion

VAT's impact on UAE's consumer price inflation will be limited

Key components of inflation basket are either zero-rated or exempt

Going ballistic over North Korea isn't sound policy

As Pyongyang's main trading partner, China has substantial leverage over the country, which needs to be factored in

Time to dispel the many misconceptions about Middle East

Doha may manage its affairs for a few years and may even absorb the financial impact for some time, but it truly cannot pretend to be liberal

Looking at a Sino-India clash in a few years

Don't be taken in by numbers indicating that China would steamroller India in a sea fight for martial enterprises are seldom that neat

UAE students score high in A level results

Several students achieve top marks in General Certificate of Education Advanced Level

'Bareilly Ki Barfi' film review: Rajkummar Rao shines in this romcom

Director Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari has deftly painted the middle-class milieu of UP with the crutch of reliable actors

Hanson wears burqa in Australian Senate while calling for ban

Coalition and Labour Senate leaders sharply rebuke One Nation leader over her stunt and accuse her of ridiculing Muslims

UAE merchants spice up back-to-school promos to rope in consumers

At least 40 restaurants offering free meals for children as part of back-to-school promotion