Authorities in Abu Dhabi are continuing COVID-19 screenings in Khalifa City area.
Taxis in Abu Dhabi will start accepting cashless fare payments from customers from Sunday, May 16.
The Emirates Red Crescent (ERC) has launched the first phase of its vaccination programme for refugees in Jordan and Iraq.
The UAE's national carrier Etihad Airways has temporarily suspended flights to Tel Aviv, in response to the ongoing conflict in Israel.
Taiwan raised its coronavirus alert level on Saturday in the capital, Taipei, and the surrounding city, bringing curbs for a period of two weeks that will shut many venues and restrict gatherings in the wake of 180 new domestic infections.
India reported a smaller rise in daily coronavirus infections on Saturday, but deaths stayed near the 4,000 mark, with the World Health Organisation warning that the second year of the pandemic could be worse than the first.
Australia carried out its first repatriation flight from India after temporarily banning all travel from the COVID-ravaged country last month, the government said, with 80 passengers arriving in Darwin on Saturday from New Delhi.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) urged rich countries on Friday to reconsider plans to vaccinate children and instead donate COVID-19 shots to the COVAX scheme for poorer countries.
At least 12 people were killed in an explosion inside a mosque in the Afghan capital Kabul during Friday prayers as worshippers gathered for the second day of the Eid al-Fitr holiday, officials said.
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai has commended the growth in foreign direct investment seen in the UAE in 2020.
A new directive has been issued in Dubai to regulate the trading of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG), in order to protect the environment and society.
India's Cipla said on Saturday that its manufacturing of the COVID-19 remdesivir drug was beginning to catch up with demand after the company sought to boost production amid a massive second wave of coronavirus infections in the country.
Bitcoin popped back above $50,000 in Asian trade on Thursday, clawing back some of the 17 per cent plunge that followed Elon Musk's tweet that Tesla would stop accepting the digital tokens as payment for its cars.
Malaysia on Wednesday said the U.S. Department of Justice has returned 1.9 billion ringgit ($460.22 million) of funds recovered from assets related to sovereign fund 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB).
Players and staff in the National Football League (NFL) who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 will no longer be required to wear masks at team facilities, the league said on Friday.
Tennis great Roger Federer has called on Olympics organisers to end the uncertainty around the Tokyo Games, with the 20-times Grand Slam winner saying he was still in two minds whether to compete.
Liverpool players paid tribute to a nine-year-old fan who was killed by a lightning strike by wearing t-shirts bearing his name during the warm-up ahead of Thursday's 4-2 win at Manchester United.
The Champions League final between Manchester City and Chelsea on May 29 has been moved from Istanbul to Porto to allow English fans to travel under COVID-19 restrictions, European football's governing body UEFA said on Thursday.
Despite owning the second-worst record in the NBA, the Detroit Pistons finalised a contract extension for coach Dwane Casey on Wednesday.
Russia has picked four people to serve as nonprofessional crew members and actors in what is planned to be the first movie to be shot in outer space, Russia's Roscosmos space agency announced.
The much-awaited "Friends" reunion will be broadcast on May 27 and will feature a slew of celebrity guests including Justin Bieber, Lady Gaga, and K-Pop stars BTS, HB0 Max has announced.
American talk show host Ellen DeGeneres said it was time to do something different after announcing her decision to end her show after 19 years.
Ellen DeGeneres will end her Emmy-winning daytime talk show after 19 years, the comedian told 'The Hollywood Reporter' in an interview published on Wednesday.
Some 4,000 people watched singers Dua Lipa and Arlo Parks triumph as well as perform at the BRIT Awards on Tuesday, in the first major indoor music event with a live audience held in London in over a year.
Sydney's Taronga Zoo unveiled a rare short-beaked echidna puggle on Friday, born to mum Gunyi at its breeding facility around seven months ago.
Dutch researchers have trained bees, which have an unusually keen sense of smell, to identify samples infected with COVID-19, a finding they said could cut waiting times for test results to just seconds.
Spanish firefighters on Wednesday pulled off a spectacular aerial rescue of an 800 kg (1,760 lb) bull that had fallen onto a beach from his grazing ground above.
From the age of five, Filipino graphic artist Percival Lugue has had a passion for collecting toys from fast-food restaurant chains like McDonald's, Burger King and home-country favourite Jollibee.
Fifteen people have emerged from a cave in France after 40 days in an experiment to see how a lack of external communications would affect their sense of time.
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