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  • Burj Khalifa to open for sunrise

    The Burj Khalifa announced on Thursday it is selling tickets on the United Arab Emirates’ weekend of Friday and Saturday for sunrise viewings...

    The spired 2,717-foot (828-metre) tall Burj Khalifa opened to the public in January 2010...

  • Blaze engulfs Dubai skyscraper near Burj Khalifa

    Large tongues of flame shooting skywards enveloped the luxury hotel and residential block, which lies across a plaza from the world's tallest building, the Burj Khalifa, where people were gathering for a spectacular fireworks display due to mark the start of the New Year...

  • Crucial bridge in Shangla opens to traffic

    SHANGLA: A crucial bridge washed away by 2010 devastating floods was opened to traffic here on Wednesday, filling the locals with joy...

    The 196-metre long and 10-metre broad Kund Bridge over the Indus River connects Batera, Masham, Dara Mada Khel of Kohistan, Allai, Sakargah, Pazang, Der Kadh and Kund with Bisham city...

  • Erdogan opens third bridge over Istanbul's Bosphorus

    ISTANBUL: President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Friday inaugurated the third bridge over the Bosphorus Strait between Europe and Asia in Istanbul, a spectacular project at the heart of his drive to create a lasting historical legacy...

    Erdogan cut the ribbon to open the bridge and was then driven across in a presidential bus flanked by a security convoy of dozens of cars and motorcycle outriders...

  • Erdogan opens third bridge over Istanbul’s Bosphorus

    ISTANBUL: President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Friday inaugurated the third bridge over the Bosphorus Strait between Europe and Asia in Istanbul, a spectacular project at the heart of his drive to create a lasting historical legacy...

    Erdogan cut the ribbon to open the bridge and was then driven across in a presidential bus flanked by a security convoy of dozens of cars and motorcycle outriders...

  • World’s highest bridge opens in China

    BEIJING: The world’s highest bridge has opened to traffic in China, connecting two provinces in the mountainous southwest and reducing travel time by as much as three-quarters, local authorities said on Friday...

    The Beipanjiang Bridge soars 565 metres above a river and connects the two mountainous provinces of Yunnan and Guizhou, the Guizhou provincial transport department said in a statement on its official website...

  • World's highest bridge opens to traffic in China

    The world's highest bridge has opened to traffic in China, connecting two provinces in the mountainous southwest and reducing travel times by as much as three-quarters, local authorities said Friday...

    The Beipanjiang Bridge soars 565 metres (1,854 feet) above a river and connects the two mountainous provinces of Yunnan and Guizhou, the Guizhou provincial transport department said in a statement on its official website...

  • World's leading financial institutions have given Pakistan their vote of confidence: Hafeez Sheikh

    Adviser to the Prime Minister on Finance Dr Abdul Hafeez Sheikh on Tuesday said that the world's leading financial institutions had given Pakistan their vote of confidence and acknowledged the improvement over the past five months in its economic indicators...

    "The World Bank president came and appreciated Pakistan's performance and instructed that better ties with Pakistan be formed...

  • Face-to-face with Rohingya, pope ditches diplomacy

    Francis on Saturday explained his strategy: He said he would have never gotten his message across if he had launched into a public critique of the Rohingya offensive while on Burmese soil, saying doing so would have “slammed the door in their face” to any real dialogue...

    “It's true I didn't have the pleasure of slamming the door in their face publicly with a denunciation,” Francis told reporters en route home to Rome...

  • Saudi Arabia, Iran to discuss Syria war face-to-face

    RIYADH: Saudi Arabia and Iran announced they would attend international talks in Vienna on Friday on the civil war in Syria, in the first meeting between the regional adversaries aimed at ending the four-year-long conflict in the country...

    Saudi Arabia’s participation in the talks was aimed at gauging the willingness of Russia and Iran, the Syrian government’s main backers, for a peace deal, Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir said on...
  • Animals come face to face at Japanese aquarium

    TOKYO: A Japanese aquarium has come up with a wild idea to entertain the public during its temporary closure due to the coronavirus outbreak — introducing sea animals to each other and sharing the results online...

    A group of eight penguins at Yokohama Hakkeijima Sea Paradise near Tokyo regularly waddle around inside the aquarium and now they have a new stop — a tank of seals they had never met before
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