Tuesday, 24 May, 2022

Topic: UAE

HoaXposed: BJP MP falls for fake pictures of ‘first Hindu temple in Abu Dhabi’

BJP MP from Gujarat tweets image of temple that is actually in the U.S. and later deletes it. 

Global Pulse: UAE bid for Taliban embassy, Yemen’s TV execution, Mooch flipflop

The Emiratis wanted to open the Taliban embassy themselves. When they couldn't, they lambasted Qatar for the exact same thing.

GLOBAL PULSE: Deposed Saudi prince is home alone, Trump’s travel ban couldn’t have prevented terror attacks, and Macron’s telling portrait.

DEPOSED SAUDI PRINCE IS HOME ALONE The recently deposed crown prince of Saudi Arabia, Mohammed bin Nayef, has been barred from leaving the kingdom and confined to his palace. 

GLOBAL PULSE: China approves nine Trump business trademarks, Singapore ruling family’s feud is now on Facebook, and a mosque called Mary

CHINA’S GIFTS TO TRUMP BUSINESS The Chinese government granted preliminary approval for nine Donald Trump trademarks it had previously rejected.

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Representational image | Patient suffering from monkeypox | Photo: CDC/Getty Images via Bloomberg

Monkeypox doesn’t pose Covid-sized threat, no reason to panic

There are uncertainties about this outbreak to iron out, but all the pieces are in place to study, treat and ultimately contain monkeypox infections.

World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.


Boeing's F/A-18 Super Hornet pulls off its first successful launch from a ski-jump at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, US | Photo credit: Boeing

2 American Super Hornets in India as Boeing looks to showcase fighters for Navy deal

Navy looking at about 26 multi-role deck-based fighters for its aircraft carrier. Visit by Super Hornets comes close on heels of similar trip by competitor Rafale M of Dassault Aviation.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.