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    Friday Nov 21

    Getting into the rhythm at the ‘Sunset Drum Circle’

    At 5pm the north lawn area at The Beach JBR turns into a ‘Sunset Drum Circle’ as visitors and residents stop by to try their hand at playing the drums. The ‘Sunset Drum Circle’ runs every Thursday to Saturday during the month of November.

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    Thursday Nov 20

    In pictures: Ramallah ballet school for children

    Palestinian ballet teacher Shireen Ziyadeh, who has around 60 students at the first ballet school in the West Bank City of Ramallah, believes that the art of ballet can contribute to the development of Palestinian society.

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    Tuesday Nov 18

    Bulls fight for bets in rural Haiti

    Lunging or digging their hooves into the soil, the bulls battle while hundreds of men shout and wave money. It’s over in minutes when a speckled bull retreats in what bettors call a typical ending, although animals occasionally are gored.

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    Tuesday Nov 18

    Islamic Fashion Festival in Kuala Lumpur

    Islamic fashion is gaining popularity across the world as more Muslims become adept at mixing style.

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    Monday Nov 17

    Anjoe Koh wins Miss Astro Chinese International Pageant 2014

    23-year-old Anjoe Koh is chosen as the Miss Astro Chinese International Pageant 2014, held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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    Saturday Nov 15

    The Marketplace: What’s hot and new in the UAE

    tabloid!’s weekly wardrobe essentials guide for men

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    Friday Nov 14

    Pictures: Yasalam opening parade

    Yasalam week kicks off with the Yasalam Opening Parade and the opening of the F1 Fan Zone at the Abu Dhabi corniche on Friday evening, November 14, 2014

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    Friday Nov 14

    Abu Dhabi Science Festival at the Abu Dhabi Corniche

    Aimed at sparking the scientific curiosity of children aged 5 to 15, the Abu Dhabi Science Festival is proving to be a hit yet again. The 10-day festival, organised by the Abu Dhabi Technology Development Committee, opened on Thursday at Abu Dhabi Corniche with the aim of making science engaging for children and families alike by making it fun. Gulf News Chief Photographer Abdul Rahman gets on the bandwagon for a vantage view. Early exposure to the sciences may help inspire the next generation of scientists, organisers said. The festival is on until November 22.

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    Tuesday Nov 11

    Valerie Hernandez Matias wins Miss International 2014 title

    Miss Puerto Rico Valerie Hernandez Matias bags the 54th Miss International Beauty Pageant in Tokyo

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    Monday Nov 10

    The Marketplace: What’s hot and new in the UAE

    tabloid!’s weekly wardrobe essentials guide for men

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    Monday Nov 10

    From Dubai to Budapest, a narrative picture gallery

    What makes the capital of Hungary an enigma for travellers

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    Friday Nov 7

    The 5th Dubai Women’s Run in pictures

    Thousands took part in the 5km and 10km races along Jumeirah Beach Road on Friday

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    Thursday Nov 6

    Fujairah bull fighting draws hundreds

    Spectators from all over the UAE gather in Fujairah as the raging bulls lock horns

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    Tuesday Nov 4

    Miss International 2014 contestants dazzle in national costumes

    Contestants present a colourful spectacle as they take part in the national costume event in Tokyo. The 2014 Miss International beauty pageant will be held here on November 11.

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    Saturday Nov 1

    In pictures: Halloween celebrations around the world

    Revellers of all ages, wearing make-up and costumes, celebrate Halloween

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    Saturday Nov 1

    Marketplace: What’s hot and new in the UAE

    tabloid! brings you what’s new and hot in men’s fashion in the UAE

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    Friday Oct 31

    Charity walk for breast cancer awareness

    Hundreds of residents attend the Safe & Sound Burjuman Pink Walkathon event at Safa Park to send a message to raise awareness about breast cancer.

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    Thursday Oct 30

    Thousands celebrate Chhath Festival in India

    Devotees pay obeisance to both the rising and the setting sun during the Chhath Festival by expressing their thanks and seeking the blessings of the forces of nature, mainly the Sun and rivers.

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    Monday Oct 27

    Ex-poultry farmer Leah Kalanguka crowned Miss Uganda

    A former mushroom and poultry farmer Leah Kalanguka, 23, is crowned Miss Uganda following a major rebranding of the annual beauty pageant, now designed to promote agriculture in the east African nation. Besides having to field questions on farming on stage, contestants also had to milk cows and work with goats and sheep.

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    Saturday Oct 25

    Marketplace: What’s hot and new in the UAE

    tabloid! brings you what’s new and hot in men’s fashion in the UAE

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    Friday Oct 24

    In pictures: The Heritage Village in Abu Dhabi

    Run by Emirates Heritage Club, located by the breakwater at Abu Dhabi corniche, it offers a glimpse of the UAE’s rich heritage and traditions. Apart from local visitors, tourists from around the world visit the Heritage Village every day.

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    Thursday Oct 23

    The world celebrating Diwali

    Diwali is the five-day festival of lights, celebrated by millions of Hindus, Sikhs and Jains across the world. The festival, which coincides with the Hindu New Year, celebrates new beginnings and the triumph of good over evil and light over darkness. The actual day of Diwali is traditionally celebrated on the festival’s third day. The festival sees millions attend firework displays, prayers and celebratory events across the world . Happy Diwali.

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    Tuesday Oct 21

    Diwali preparations in full swing across India

    Diwali is known as the ‘Festival of Lights,’ where the lighted lamps signify the victory of good over evil. The festival is observed on 23rd October this year in most parts of India. Lights, sweets and fire-crackers - people across the country prepare for the auspicious occasion...

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    Saturday Oct 18

    Marketplace: What’s hot and new in the UAE

    tabloid’s The Directory brings you what’s new and hot in men’s fashion in the UAE

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    Friday Oct 10

    Mariana Jimenez crowned Miss Venezuela 2014

    Mariana Jimenez bags the Miss Venezuela 2014 beauty pageant held in Caracas. She will represent the country in the Miss Universe pageant.