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Abu Dhabi: Federal capital of the United Arab Emirates
Abu Dhabi is the capital and the second-most populous city of the United Arab Emirates. It's also the capital of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi. The city of Abu Dhabi is located on an island in the Persian Gulf, off the Central West Coast. Most of the city and the Emirate reside on the mainland connected to the rest of the country. As of 2021, Abu Dhabi's urban area had an estimated population of 1.5 million, out of 2.9 million in the emirate of Abu Dhabi, as of 2016. The Abu Dhabi Investment Authority is headquartered in the city, and was the world's 5th largest sovereign wealth fund in 2021. Abu Dhabi itself has over a trillion US dollars worth of assets under management in a combination of various sovereign wealth funds headquartered there.

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Jacqueline Fernandez has sought leave for 15 days during which she will also attend IIFA awards in Abu Dhabi.
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Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates, has announced it will ban single use plastic bags from June.
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Formula 1: 'Human error' responsible for incorrect application of rules in Abu Dhabi

Formula 1's governing body says "human error" was responsible for the incorrect application of rules in the 2021 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.
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PM Modi to hold India-UAE summit with Abu Dhabi Crown Prince today


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PM Modi, Abu Dhabi Crown Prince to hold virtual summit on February 18


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Chelsea 2-1 Palmeiras (aet): Kai Havertz winner secures Club World Cup for Blues

Chelsea are crowned Club World Cup champions after an extra-time victory against Brazilian club Palmeiras in Abu Dhabi.
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Al-Hilal 0-1 Chelsea: Blues scrape past Saudi side for chance to lift Club World Cup

Chelsea will meet Brazilian side Palmeiras in the Club World Cup final after edging past Al-Hilal at the Mohamed bin Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi.
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'I'm back': Sir Lewis Hamilton breaks silence for first time since F1's controversial Abu Dhabi GP decider

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Sir Lewis Hamilton has broken a near two-month silence by declaring he is "back" in his first social media post since the controversial Formula 1 title decider in Abu Dhabi.
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Belinda Bencic: Olympic champion tests positive with 'severe' Covid-19 symptoms

Olympic champion Belinda Bencic tests positive for Covid-19 after her trip to Abu Dhabi, describing her symptoms as "severe".
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World Short Course Championships: Molly Renshaw wins 200m breaststroke bronze

Britain's Molly Renshaw wins 200m breaststroke bronze on the final day of the World Short Course Championships in Abu Dhabi.
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Nicholas Latifi: Williams driver received death threats after Abu Dhabi crash

Williams driver Nicholas Latifi says he received death threats after his crash at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix led to Max Verstappen winning the world title.
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Rafael Nadal tests positive for Covid-19 on return to Spain

Rafael Nadal tests positive for Covid-19 after returning home from the Mubadala World Tennis Championship in Abu Dhabi.
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Andy Murray beats Rafael Nadal in straight sets at Mubadala World Tennis Championship

Andy Murray looks sharp as he beats old rival Rafael Nadal in straight sets at the Mubadala World Tennis Championship, an exhibition event in Abu Dhabi.
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Lewis Hamilton is 'disillusioned' after Abu Dhabi, says Toto Wolff

Lewis Hamilton is "disillusioned" and will never get over the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, says Mercedes Formula 1 boss Toto Wolff.
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Mercedes will not appeal against F1 title-deciding Abu Dhabi result

Mercedes decide not to pursue their appeal against the results of the Formula 1 title-deciding Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.
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'A lot more technical than jumping off a cliff' - high diver Aidan Heslop

Teenage high diver Aidan Heslop is preparing for his first major high diving event in Abu Dhabi as he looks to qualify for the 2022 World Championships.
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Max Verstappen: Red Bull driver reflects on first Formula 1 world title win

Red Bull driver Max Verstappen talks to BBC sports editor Dan Roan after winning his first Formula 1 world title on the last lap of a thrilling season finale in Abu Dhabi.
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IndiGo loader falls asleep in cargo compartment of flight, lands in Abu Dhabi

The IndiGo aircraft took off from Mumbai with the loader in the pressurized cargo compartment who fell asleep behind the baggage on Sunday's flight.
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Lewis Hamilton will be back, says David Coulthard after controversial Abu Dhabi finale

Seven-time champion Lewis Hamilton is a "fantastic example" on "how to handle defeat" and is "committed" to coming back stronger next season, says ex-Formula 1 driver David Coulthard.
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Max Verstappen wins title after last-lap overtake of Lewis Hamilton in Abu Dhabi

Red Bull's Max Verstappen wins his first Formula 1 world title in dramatic circumstances at the season finale in Abu Dhabi.
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Abu Dhabi Grand Prix: Max Verstappen on pole with Lewis Hamilton second

Red Bull's Max Verstappen strikes the first blow in his title-decider against Lewis Hamilton by taking a stunning pole position in Abu Dhabi.
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Mercedes have backed the decision to highlight the potential consequences of dirty driving before the Formula 1 title decider in Abu Dhabi.
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Abu Dhabi will be the final race of the Formula 1 season for another decade after the country signed a new contract to host a grand prix.
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Indo-Pacific, Afghanistan show we are entering a world of plurilateralism: Jaishankar

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The Davis Cup Finals are poised to move to Abu Dhabi in a five-year deal, which is set to be rubber-stamped at a board meeting next week.
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New Zealand ended England's hopes at the Men's T20 World Cup with a dramatic semi-final victory in Abu Dhabi.
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T20 World Cup - New Zealand v Afghanistan: Devon Conway's brilliant catch dismisses Mohammad Shahzad

New Zealand wicketkeeper Devon Conway completes a diving, juggling catch to remove Afghanistan opener Mohammad Shahzad for four in their T20 World Cup match in Abu Dhabi.
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T20 World Cup: Holders West Indies eliminated after Sri Lanka defeat

Defending champions West Indies are knocked out of the Men's T20 World Cup after a 20-run defeat by already-eliminated Sri Lanka in Abu Dhabi.
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T20 World Cup - Pakistan v Namibia: Fakhar Zaman caught behind off Jan Frylinck for five

Namibia wicketkeeper Zane Green produces a "stunning grab" to remove Fakhar Zaman as Pakistan finish on 189-2 in their T20 World Cup in Abu Dhabi.
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T20 World Cup: Dominant Afghanistan thrash Namibia in Abu Dhabi for second win

Afghanistan claim their second win of the Men's T20 World Cup as they beat Namibia by 62 runs in Abu Dhabi.
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Indians advised against travelling to Saudi Arabia, Kuwait via UAE amidst growing coronavirus cases

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England's Tyrell Hatton wins by four at Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship

England's Tyrell Hatton overturns Rory McIlroy's overnight lead to win by four shots at the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship.
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UFC 257 Poirier v McGregor: Dustin Poirier gifts Conor McGregor bottle of hot sauce at weigh-in

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Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship: Tyrrell Hatton leads as Rory McIlroy falters

Tyrrell Hatton opens up a five-shot lead as Rory McIlroy falters in the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship, where bad light again stopped play on day two
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