Dubai plans to cut carbon emissions by 30% by the end of 2030, the emirate’s government media office said on Sunday on its website. The plan is part of a broader strategy, announced by the United Arab Emirates in October, to achieve carbon emission neutrality by 2050, the office said. Continue Reading

Russia and China called in a joint statement on Friday for NATO to halt its expansion while Moscow said it fully supported Beijing’s stance on Taiwan and opposed Taiwanese independence in any form. The joint statement, including harsh criticism of the United States, was issued during Russian President Vladimir Putin’sContinue Reading

IMAGE SOURCE, SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARYImage caption,  Neodymium-iron-boron is the strongest permanent magnet material in wide-scale use today Name a technology that is all around us, underpins our modern way of living but is hardly recognised for its contribution. How about the magnet?The Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering hopes our awareness and appreciation willContinue Reading

A black diamond weighing a staggering 555.55 carats is going up for auction at Sotheby’s and living up to its name “The Enigma.” Bidding opens on Feb. 3 at 6 a.m. PST (1400 GMT) and closes on Feb. 9, Sotheby’s said, adding cryptocurrency will be accepted for payment of theContinue Reading

Lebanese fashion designer Elie Saab returned to the Paris catwalk after nearly two years, turning the page on a troubled period marked by the Beirut port blast and COVID-19, with a collection of vibrant, red carpet-ready looks. Saab sensed a need for release, he told Reuters in an interview aheadContinue Reading