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    Tuesday Nov 5

    Soyuz TMA-11M spacecraft hits the road on way to launch pad

    The Soyuz TMA-11M spacecraft carrying three astronauts is to blast off from Baikonur cosmodrome for the International Space Station on November 7. The spacecraft will carry Japanese astronaut Koichi Wakata, Russian cosmonaut Mikhail Tyurin and U.S. astronaut Rick Mastracchio to the International Space Station.

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    Tuesday Nov 5

    India launches maiden Mars mission

    India embarks on its maiden Mars odyssey with its polar rocket carrying Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) successfully lifting off from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota in its first-ever inter-planetary expedition in a bid to join a select band of nations.

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    Tuesday Nov 5

    Best of staff: October 29 - November 04, 2013

    The pick of the best pictures taken by Gulf News photographers this week

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    Sunday Nov 3

    India celebrates Diwali, the festival of lights

    India is celebrating Diwali, the festival of lights, which marks the victory over evil and commemorating the time when the Hindu god Lord Rama achieved victory over Ravana and returned to his kingdom Ayodhya after 14 years in exile.

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    Saturday Nov 2

    Emirates Post: An automated and efficient sorting hub

    Take a walk through the main sorting centre of Emirates Post in Umm Ramool, Dubai

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    Saturday Nov 2

    Falcons from across the region sold at Doha auction

    More than 150 falcons from around the Gulf region, as well as Egypt and Iran, are auctioned during a two-day event that brings in breeders from all over the Gulf Cooperation Council countries.

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    Saturday Nov 2

    Arabian breeds on parade at International Cat Show

    Cat breeders from across the UAE participate in the ninth edition of the International Cat Show Dubai 2013, being held at Jumeirah Lake Towers. The two-day feline contest gather 26 cats of different breeds, which are subjected to professional judging by WCF officials.

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    Saturday Nov 2

    Friday organic market launched at Safa Park in Dubai

    Selling everything from fresh organic vegetables and fruits, to homemade jams, oils, organic coffee and gluten-free chocolate, the newly launched organic market at Safa Park in Dubai gives residents the opportunity to purchase healthy products. The organic market — organised by Dubai Municipality in coordination with Ripe Fresh, a company supporting local, organic farms — will operate on a weekly basis until June 2014.

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    Friday Nov 1

    Saturday Snapshot: Walk the talk at Pink Walkathon

    Residents on Friday turned out in large numbers to walk the talk on Breast Cancer Awareness at the BurJuman Pink Walkathon. The annual event was held at Zabeel Park, where walkers in high spirits wore pink ribbons, matching caps and T-shirts. Gulf News photographers Ahmed Ramzan and Clint Egbert captured the moments.

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    Wednesday Oct 30

    Animal pictures of the week

    Take a photographic expedition into the amazing world of animals

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    Tuesday Oct 29

    Best of staff: October 22 - October 28, 2013

    The pick of the best pictures taken by Gulf News photographers this week

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    Monday Oct 28

    Seoul International Aerospace and Defense Exhibition (ADEX) 2013

    361 companies from 28 countries participate in the six-day ADEX at the Korea International Exhibition Center (Kintex) in Ilsan, Gyeonggi Province

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    Monday Oct 28

    In pictures: Huge storm batters Britain

    Met Office warns of falling trees, damage to buildings and disruption to power supplies

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    Sunday Oct 27

    Al Maktoum International opens to passengers

    Dubai’s newest airport ‘Al Maktoum International’ open to passengers with the inaugural passenger flight operated by Hungary-based Wizz Air

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    Friday Oct 25

    Saturday Snapshot: Gulf Bike Week kicks off

    Gulf Bike Week, the Middle East’s only dedicated motorocycle festival that showcases the latest sport bikes, off road and urban-terrain vehicles, accessories, custom-designed bikes and motorcycle-related products, is under way at Dubai Media City. The event thrilled both bikers and non-bikers in the Middle East. Bike Week is also featureing street bike stunts, freestyle stunts along with music festival. Bike Week continues to be the region’s annual global gathering for the bike industry.

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    Thursday Oct 24

    Art gallery: “Paris Tour 13”

    A Paris art gallery, “Galerie Itinerrance” invited 105 visual artists from around the world to decorate the empty apartments inside and out of a nine-storey social housing tower slated for demolition.

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    Tuesday Oct 22

    In pictures: Apple launches iPad Air, iPad Mini 2

    New versions of tech giant’s top gadgets launched at event in San Francisco

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    Tuesday Oct 22

    Best of staff: October 15 - October 21, 2013

    The pick of the best pictures taken by Gulf News photographers this week

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    Monday Oct 21

    ‘Mega-Fire’ Fears As Australia Battles Blazes

    Firefighters in New South Wales, Australia battle to stop wildfires linking up and creating a 180-mile long “mega-fire”

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    Friday Oct 18

    Global Village dazzles visitors: in pictures

    Global Village, the popular cultural, shopping and entertainment event kicked off on October 5 with many new attractions this year. Visitors can expect various surprises and innovative attractions this year. The annual fair, which offers a glimpse of several cultures from across the world, is expected to continue for six months.

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    Tuesday Oct 15

    Major quake shakes central Philippines

    A 7.1-magnitude earthquake kills several people across the central Philippines, toppling buildings and historic churches and sending terrified residents into deadly stampedes.

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    Tuesday Oct 15

    In pictures: Eid Al Adha around the world

    See how the world’s Muslims marked the first day of Eid Al Adha

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    Tuesday Oct 15

    Believers throng mosques to offer Eid Al Adha prayers

    Worshippers throng mosques across the UAE for Eid Al Adha prayers

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    Monday Oct 14

    Pilgrims flock to Mount Arafat for Haj pinnacle

    Pilgrims in their hundreds of thousands, all dressed in white, mass at Mount Arafat to take part in the main rituals of the annual Haj

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    Sunday Oct 13

    Picking up the pieces after Cyclone Phailin batters India

    The clean up begins after huge storm which saw more than a million people evacuated in eastern India