Gulf News - 29 Jan 2015

Table of content - Gulf News (29 Jan 2015)

Hezbollah-Israel clash renews fears of war
Mohammad at graduation
Record iPhone sales propel Apple profit
Jordan ready to swap terrorist for pilot
Classic duel on course
Tributes paid to Dubai stalwart
Don’t shy away from filing suits
Zakir Hussain is bringing a slice of Nirvana to Dubai
Group’s marathon effort to save cancer-stricken baby
Apple smashes record with best corporate earnings ever
Apple earnings
Room for brand image improvement
Separate cashiers for non-Muslim foods
Salem named president of UOWD
Irish singer Sinead O’Connor speaks to Radio 2’s Sparky ahead of Dubai concert
Group makes marathon effort to raise funds for ailing child
You can join too
‘Use social media to deal with scourge of hooliganism’
Emirates ID head office moves to Khalifa City
Duo cleared of break-in and Dh19,000 theft
Police sergeant jailed for smuggling drugs to detainee
2 new drugs proving effective for diabetes
Multi-speciality hospital to open in Dubai
UAE bags two awards at medical event
List of awardees
Dubai to streamline health care facilities
Commitment of military cadets praised
Series of talks on Zayed Museum
Books distributed to court employees
5.52 km in length
Winning the trust of millions
623 days
834 kg gold winnings since 1996 enough to make 13 more Najmat Taiba the world’s largest gold ring made of 64 kg gold
Visitor spending
Economic effect
Over 1,000 street performers in 2003
200,000 people visited Global Village in the first two days of DSF 2015
Prizes galore
If all the 978 cars
US holds talks with Yemeni rebels
Al Wefaq leader’s trial date postponed
Peaceful transfer
Fifa ‘obliged’ to hold Qatar revote
Social media users scoff at claims TV blurred Michelle Obama out
Hezbollah attack on Israeli army vehicle kills two soldiers
Iran names new UN envoy after visa row
Convoy attacked
Peacekeeper slain
UAE flights to Baghdad still suspended
Sudan rebels detain six Bulgarians
‘Lebanese army should work with Syria’
Egypt starts writer’s trial for defamation
Angelina Jolie writes on refugees
Hostages’ families brace for good news
Unite against terror, Lavrov tells Syrians
Anger over Mubarak sons’ release
Bicycles a vehicle of change for women
Police criticised over mother’s death
Hamas opens Gaza markets to Israeli goods
Israel ‘violated rules of war’ in Gaza strikes
Regime to go ahead with shelved colony plans
World ‘is unprepared to face pandemics’
NY governor, mayor defend city shutdown
Children to learn maths via body language
$200 million New York City lost.
Dog missing for months rescued amid storm
Flights resume
Kiev escalating conflict — Russia
No shotgun wedding, but a tank will do
Philippine rebel clash throws autonomy deal into doubt
Leader of Thailand’s Red Shirts sentenced
Japan teen axe murderer ‘just wanted to kill someone’ since childhood
Hopes fade of finding more AirAsia crash victims
Kim to visit Russia in first foreign trip
More than 13m abort in China every year
Sri Lanka reinstates chief justice
Bomb threat prompts evacuation
Lone male tenor plans to sing opera in local key
Nithari killer’s death sentence commuted
Mumtaz’ s body mummified, new book says
Kejriwal to lodge complaint over ‘conspiracy’ against candidates
Hazare criticises BJP for breaking election promises
AAP leader’s company highly toxic, Bedi says
Tributes pour in for officer slain by militants in Kashmir
Another taxi strike cripples Kolkata
BJP, PDP may form coalition government
NCC cadets asked to create record in yoga
Amar Singh questioned for two hours in Pushkar case
Four arrested for running terror camps
Eight farmers committed suicide
Orange pyramid
Seven militants killed in US drone attack
Islamabad wants normal ties with Delhi
Professor’s alleged killer arrested
Kiev escalating conflict, Russia says
Spy’s body ‘was highly radioactive’
Spain charges 10 priests with sex abuse
Prayer rug artwork pulled from exhibition
Hashish-filled helicopter crashes in Spain
Missing students dead, Mexican minister says
Thieves use SUV to steal museum gold
Harvard raises record $1.16b
Sri Lankan asylum seekers lose court case
Fleeing Boko Haram
Abbott takes royal storm ‘on the chin’
Probe to look at how Sydney hostages died
At least 3 killed after UN troops fire at crowd
Modern tools to help quit smoking, lose weight
Global issues demand active leadership
Don’t rule out the non-establishment US Republicans
“The speed with which King Salman confirmed the heir apparent’s designation surprised analysts.”
“History is actually one important aspect of this year’s celebration of light by Unesco.”
Social media trend report covers the US snowstorm with hashtags #snowmageddon and #snOMG
No gloom or doom in Saudi Arabia
Libyan civil war will only delight Daesh
Putin is acting like a bull in a China shop
New health insurance packages a boost for Dubai
A new level of refugee suffering
You will always have friends if you’re a good cook
Netanyahu will have to pay for his arrogance
Syriza’s win shows power of big ideas
‘Czar’ Putin’s next moves hold the key to Europe’s future
Today in History
Tyson demolishes Francis in four minutes
Why 2015 is the Unesco Year of Light
Health care in the digital age
The clear and present danger of Al Houthis
RTA responds to community report
What does it mean?
Unhygienic conditions prevail at the Mussafah flea market
Customer’s grievance raised with bank
Vendors can be fined Dh2,000
Markets tumble amid Tsipras’ radical push
Bank profits climb to record highs
Dollar steadies, Europe slips
At a glance
Cancellations make refunds difficult task
Dubai index, Tadawul edge higher
US debt pile just keeps on growing
Yahoo’s weak core business in focus
FGB’s new strategy pays off as profit rises
In the black
NBAD profit up 18% on back of fee income, loan growth
Diversified revenue streams boost CBD
Emirates unveils new European destinations
Etihad unit inks deals in 23 countries
Pharmaceutical products market seen at Dh2.87b
Reem Al Bawadi to offer franchise opportunities
Iraq oil surge will fan Opec rivalry that triggered slump
Abu Dhabi to hold its own amid slide
Abu Dhabi hotels record 83% occupancy in December
DSE signs Dh198m hotel complex contract
$ 3.70
1.1 %
Yahoo’s weak core business in focus
China targets 2015 growth near 7%, lowest in 11 years
1.1 b
Singapore moves to tackle slow growth
KOF predicts Switzerland set for recession
Google superfast US service spreads
Sony plans to slash 1,000 more jobs
London’s transport operator becomes property developer
Cancellations make refunds difficult task
Putting land to good use to recover investor funds
Shurooq in deal with Sharjah utility provider
Villa Lantana unveils second phase of sales
Work at Dubai Wharf is well on track
Units available at The Villa development
Abu Dhabi’s Kizad flexes its industrial realty strength
US new home sales surge to round off a year to remember
A lot riding on upcoming supply
11.6 %
54 %
8.2 %
The right target for a corporate boycott
US debt pile just keeps on growing
It is lockdown for oil services industry
ECB’s bond buying has built-in compromises
Caterpillar gets bogged down by price slide
Dubai index edges higher along with Saudi Tadawul
Disclosures key to confidence, Qatar says
DNIR’s board to meet on February 4
Tenders for Expo ‘will spark market rally’
Putin defies junk with note issue
China plans new probe into margin trading
Microsoft hurt by China, Japan slump
Samsung ‘must use cash pile for takeover’
Free data analytic tools target businesses
10.7 b
Rory aims to end title drought
Narine pulls out of World Cup
Djokovic turns on the heat
Body blow for West Indies’ chances as Narine pulls out
Don’t give the game’s big hitters a chance to free their arms
Worth trying Ashwin in the opener’s slot
Lee denied fairytale end to his career
KP backs Morgan for England’s success
Special to Gulf News
Godolphin hope for perfect script with True Story
Whatmore to groom talent in UAE
World Cup-bound UAE players excel in T20 Cup
Ex-Consul General looks to boost ties
UBL T20 Cup
Djokovic turns the heat on Wawrinka before semis
Brutal Serena bludgeons her way into last four stage
Berdych stands in way of Murray’s fourth final
Bubka to battle Coe for IAAF presidency
Habtoor Polo, Abu Dhabi win easy
Cavaliers post seventh straight win
Halak stands out with 40 saves
Day 10
Gallacher bids for historic hat-trick
Stunning course has retained its charm and creates drama due to its design
Golf community pays tribute to ‘true gentleman’
Stephen Gallacher
Branden Grace
Martin Kaymer
Gary Stal
Turnaround sends Ghana into last-eight
Sevilla bringing good times to Andalusia
Mourinho lashes out at Costa ‘stamp’ claims
Troubled AC Milan knocked out of Coppa Italia
Algeria drained by ‘excessively difficult game’, coach says
Mass impact lifting hosts Australia
Fifa ‘obliged’ to hold Qatar revote
Franjic bullish about playing in final despite injury
Figo says he wants to run for Fifa presidency
Sent-off Mexes banned for four matches
Ivory Coast’s Konan re-signs for Hanover
Folk fusion
Chanel embraces flower power
Sinead’s set to rattle Dubai
Get ready for Taste of Dubai!
‘Ghostbusters’ gets girl power
» Katie Holmes is joining ‘Ray Donovan’
‘Empire’ climbs up the charts
» Brown tells off ‘ungrateful fans’
Court awards Sly Stone $5m
Common Legends
Gaga, Bennett for Grammies
» Tweet of the day
Grover makes Tamil debut
‘Pataas’ is a surprise hit
Malayalam actor Mala Aravindan dead at 76
‘Isai’ is a special film for S.J. Suryah
Sanjeev treats dabbawalas
‘Bombay Velvet’ first look out today
Nihalani promises censor change
Ill Ali Fazal promotes ‘Khamoshiyan’
Sinead shows she’s still the boss
» Don’t miss it!
Khurrana takes flight in new role
» Spike Lee on what he’s learnt from students
Seen and heard at Sundance
Black Sea
‘Blackhat’: Revenge of the nerds
Riddled with logic holes
‘Black Sea’ more than a thriller
A lot of action, not much substance
Chanel’s in bloom
The rhythm’s still got him
The rhythm’s still got him
This one’s for India
Celebrating a country
Black to move?
The opening lead is also important

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