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Lights out in Sydney for Earth Hour conservation campaign

Lights out in Sydney for Earth Hour conservation campaign

The Sydney Opera House and the Harbour Bridge were plunged into darkness for an hour Saturday to raise awareness about climate change and its impact on the planet's vanishing biodiversity.

Sydney goes dark as global Earth Hour climate campaign kicks off

Sydney goes dark as global Earth Hour climate campaign kicks off

The Sydney Opera House and Harbour Bridge went dark for an hour Saturday to kick off a global campaign raising awareness about the impacts of climate change.

Sound, camera, action: Ugandan action movies weave verve and violence out of tiny budgets

Sound, camera, action: Ugandan action movies weave verve and violence out of tiny budgets

In the Ugandan capital Kampala, a pot-holed dirt road weaves through a cluster of shacks along a stinking stream until a helicopter made from scrap metal emerges into view.

Cabinet approves draft decision on tax exemption committee

Cabinet approves draft decision on tax exemption committee

The weekly Cabinet meeting, chaired by HE the Prime Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa al-Thnai, yesterday approved a draft decision amending some provisions of decision No 18 of 2011 on nominating the president and members of the tax exemption committee,