United Arab Emirates
Serbian Journalist Barred from Entering United Arab Emirates
Stevan Dojcinovic, the editor at Serbia's Crime and Corruption Reporting Network, KRIK, was held at the airport in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday morning after being prevented from entering the United Arab Emirates, where he had been scheduled to speak at a major UN anti-corruption event.
KRIK editor deported to Serbia; "I was told I was blacklisted"
Beta news agency reported that Dojcinovic was told at the Abu Dhabi airport that he was blacklisted and could not enter the country but would be deported back to Serbia.
Dendias holds talks in Abu Dhabi
Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias, currently on a visit to Abu Dhabi, was scheduled to meet on Monday with business representatives in a bid to strengthen bilateral economic relations between Greece and the United Arab Emirates.
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Greek health minister announces hiring of 800 new doctors
Health Minister Vasilis Kikilias announced Thursday that 800 doctors will be hired to work at public hospitals around the country.
Speaking to Antenna TV, Kikilias said the positions are for doctors with a license to practice from 2011-12 onward.
World's oldest pearl found in Abu Dhabi
An 8,000-year-old pearl that archaeologists say is the world's oldest will be displayed in Abu Dhabi, according to authorities who said Oct. 20 it is proof the objects have been traded since Neolithic times.
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Facebook Has Removed Hundreds of Accounts, Pages and Groups
The social network Facebook has announced that it has removed a total of 280 accounts, 149 pages and 43 groups, as well as 121 Instagram accounts in the UAE, Egypt, Nigeria and Indonesia, Reuters reported.
Twitter Closed Thousands of Accounts Around the World For Spreading Fake News
Blocked accounts are in countries like the United Arab Emirates, China, and Spain.
Twitter has closed thousands of accounts around the world for spreading fake news as well as for propaganda. The blocked profiles are in countries such as the United Arab Emirates, China and Spain, according to BGNES.
Dubai ruler's wife seeks 'forced marriage protection’
The wife of Dubai ruler Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum has applied for a "forced marriage protection order" in England's High Court in relation to one of her two children.
Foreign Minister: We will Establish Regular Contact between the Diplomats of Bulgaria and UAE
We will establish regular contact between our diplomats so that we can increase the knowledge of our regions.
Ekaterina Zaharieva: We Are Extremely Worried about the New Escalation in the Gulf of Oman
We are deeply condemned and extremely worried about the new escalation and bombing of the two ships in the Gulf of Oman.