"According a few established international organizations observer status at the United Nations is no longer enough."Dr. Jennifer Clinton
President and CEO of Cultural Vistas
"What makes us ‘naturally’ better parents is not our sex, but the time we spend alone looking after our babies."David Freed
Author, Dads Don't Babysit: Towards Equal Parenting
"What if the liberal wave – no more than two-three decades old – has peaked? What if the Third Way of the 1990s is coming to its end (nothing lasts for ever) and Europe is entering a new era in which left-liberalism will be just one way of doing politics among many?"György Schöpflin
MEP for Hungary (Fidesz)
""Iran holds regional terror sponsors and their US masters accountable"."Javad Zarif
Iranian Foreign Minister
""The average life expectancy is 66 and a half, so we have 40 percent of men who won't survive until retirement.""Nikolai Levshitz
"The compact largely ignores refugees’ labour rights. The omission risks turning refugees into cheap and unprotected labour for private enterprises and large transnational corporations."Behzad Yaghmaian
Professor of political economy, Ramapo College of New Jersey
"It should become clear to all that the continuing, systemic and vicious attacks on Polish courts and their judges are bound to produce consequences beyond Polish borders and constitute a clear and present danger to the EU legal system as a whole. This is no time for further dialogue or half measures."Laurent Pech / Patryk Wachowiec
Laurent Pech is Professor of European Law, Patryk Wachowiec is Legal Analyst
"I do believe the solution to kids' obsessions with their phones starts with a look in the mirror. The problem is you and your addiction to your phone; it's not your kid. Your kid is simply doing what he or she has seen you do."Jamie Lee Curtis
Award-winning actress, author of 12 best-selling children's books
WATCH: Their number rose from a meagre 300 nests in 1978, when the marine conservation program began, to 1100 in 2017.
The Christian pastor’s appeal to be released from house arrest has been rejected by a court in Izmir, but an upper court has yet to rule.
Ankara is raising tariffs on cars, alcohol and tobacco imports from the US as the row between the two NATO allies intensifies.
A Turkish court Tuesday released two Greek soldiers pending their trial on espionage charges, according to state-run news agency Anadolu.
This follows a worsening of relations between the two countries, with the US imposing tariffs on Turkish metal exports last week.
As the lira plunges, President Erdogan says Turkey needs to look for 'new friends' because of long-standing differences with the US.
Idlib antiquities museum reopens after 5 years
The Turkish government has announced an action plan as the country's currency continues to slide, and an escalating row with the US threatens a full-blown economic crisis.
Government forces seek to take final rebel stronghold
Erdogan blames "plot against Turkey" for plunging lira
Dozens dead in Syria arms depot blast
Erdogan said those who plotted against Turkey in a failed coup attempt in July 2016 were now trying to target the country through its economy.
Thousands of protesters rallied in Tel Aviv on Saturday against Israel's new law declaring it the nation-state of the Jewish people, legislation that has angered the country's Arab minority and drawn criticism abroad.
The United Nations calls for an investigation in to a Saudi-led coalition attack on a bus that left at least 29 children dead.
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Starting this month, some UAE hospitals, shopping malls, gyms and even supermarkets will contain AI medical pods that can help diagnose health problems in less than ten minutes.
High-tech 3D-printed limbs are providing amputees in the United Arab Emirates with the renewed chance to walk, run and even ride motorcycles.
Turkey's President defended his country's financial health, insisting people should look at the "big picture" instead of focussing on foreign exchange prices.
The Cube team works to verify videos showing moment of airstrike on cultural centre in the Gaza strip
The Euro sank to its lowest levels in over a year on Friday, with investors dumping their eurozone shares following Turkey's spiralling Lira currency and overheating inflation.
29 children killed in marketplace missile strike
The recent surge of air strikes leave three dead in Gaza and renewed efforts for a truce to be brokered between the two sides.
The Saudi-led coalition insists it's acted within international law and accuses the Iranian-aligned Houthi group of using the children as human shields.
Israel responded with airstrikes on Wednesday claiming they were in response to 36 rockets fired by militants in Gaza
Thousands of Israel's minority Druze community held a rally in Tel Aviv to protest against a new nationality law that they say will sideline non-Jewish Israelis
The funeral has taken place in Gaza of a Palestinian teenager who was hit by Israeli fire during a border protest and later died of his wounds.
Turkey’s President has hit back at the United States after Washington imposed sanctions on two Turkish ministers over the detention of a US clergyman accused of supporting terrorism.
Violent clashes broke out between protesters and Israeli troops along the border with Gaza resulting in one death and over 200 injuries
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Resident theatre shows are not the norm in Dubai, however, the post-modern circus-style performance La Perle is rewriting the rules.
Tomorrowland, an electronic dance music festival that started in Europe thirteen years ago, attracted fans from around the world to Abu Dhabi on Saturday, July 28th.
Ancient Greek dramas performed in authentic setting of Cypriot amphitheatres