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Alexander Cornwell

Special Report: As world approaches 10 million coronavirus cases, doctors see hope in new treatments

29 Jun 2020

By Nick Brown, Deena Beasley, Gabriela Mello and Alexander Cornwell

Uber's Middle East business Careem sees ride-hailing recovery next year

28 Jun 2020

DUBAI Careem, a unit of Uber Technologies, expects ride-hailing demand to recover to pre-pandemic levels "sometime" in 2021, encouraged by a better-than-expected pickup as countries started to ease coronavirus-related curbs.

Special Report: As world approaches 10 million coronavirus cases, doctors see hope in new treatments, lessons learned

26 Jun 2020

By Nick Brown, Deena Beasley, Gabriela Mello and Alexander Cornwell

REFILE-Emirates will have to review strategy after coronavirus pandemic - COO

26 Jun 2020

DUBAI, June 25 Gulf airline Emirates needs to redefine its strategy after the coronavirus pandemic brought global aviation to a near halt, its chief operating officer said on Thursday, flagging an increased focus on bringing more visitors to Dubai.

Lack of global leadership is 'greatest threat' in fighting pandemic, says WHO

22 Jun 2020

DUBAI The lack of global leadership and unity to fight the coronavirus is a bigger threat than the outbreak itself, the head of the World Health Organization said on Monday, adding that politicisation of the pandemic had made it worse.

Divers cut, plant coral off UAE coast to build reef

19 Jun 2020

FUJAIRAH, United Arab Emirates Off the east coast of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) coral freshly removed from a reef is cut into pieces and replanted by a group of divers in the waters below. | Video

UAE can work with Israel, despite political differences - senior official

17 Jun 2020

DUBAI The United Arab Emirates can work with Israel on some areas, including fighting the new coronavirus and on technology, while still having political differences with the state, a senior official said on Tuesday.

UAE's flydubai extends salary cuts, puts pilots on unpaid leave: sources

11 Jun 2020

DUBAI United Arab Emirates carrier flydubai has indefinitely extended the period of reduced pay for employees and placed dozens of pilots on unpaid leave for a year, company sources said.

Qatar 2022 World Cup stadium workers went months without pay - Amnesty

11 Jun 2020

DUBAI A Qatari company helping build a 2022 World Cup stadium has been banned from the event's projects after its labourers went unpaid for months, organisers said on Thursday, in a case Amnesty International said showed inadequate worker welfare standards.

Emirates airline redundancies continue for second day, sources say

10 Jun 2020

DUBAI Emirates laid off more pilots and cabin crew on Wednesday in a second day of redundancies at one of the world's biggest long-haul airlines, three company sources said. | Video

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