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Princess Latifa: UN to question UAE about Dubai ruler’s daughter

Princess Latifa: UN to question UAE about Dubai ruler’s daughter

World
The United Nations has said it will raise the detention of Princess Latifa, the daughter of Dubai's ruler, with the United Arab Emirates (UAE).Princess Latifa has accused her father of holding her hostage in Dubai since she tried to flee the city in 2018.In secretly recorded videos shared with the BBC, Princess Latifa said she feared for her life.The footage prompted global calls for a UN investigation, while the UK said the videos were "deeply troubling"."We are concerned about it," UK Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab said on Wednesday.He said the videos showed "a young woman in deep distress", adding that the UK would watch any developments from the UN "very closely".The Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights has said it would soon question the UAE about Princess Latifa."We wi...
Princess Latifa: ‘Hostage’ ordeal of Dubai ruler’s daughter revealed

Princess Latifa: ‘Hostage’ ordeal of Dubai ruler’s daughter revealed

World
The daughter of Dubai's ruler who tried to flee the country in 2018 later sent secret video messages to friends accusing her father of holding her "hostage" as she feared for her life.In footage shared with BBC Panorama, Princess Latifa Al Maktoum says commandos drugged her as she fled by boat and flew her back to detention.The secret messages have stopped - and friends are urging the UN to step in.Dubai and the UAE have previously said she is safe in the care of family.Ex-UN rights envoy Mary Robinson, who had described Latifa as a "troubled young woman" after meeting her in 2018, now says she was "horribly tricked" by the princess's family.The former UN High Commissioner for Human Rights and president of Ireland has joined calls for international action to establish Latifa's current cond...
Kate Moss and daughter Lila star in Paris catwalk show together

Kate Moss and daughter Lila star in Paris catwalk show together

Entertainment
She is one of the most famous supermodels in the world, and in recent years her daughter has been following in her catwalk footsteps.So it was inevitable that British star Kate Moss and teenager Lila would one day walk the same runway. Image: It is reported to be the first time the mother and daughter pair have walked the same fashion show catwalk. Pic: AP Image: Kate and Lila Moss pictured in 2014 Modelling for the Fendi spring/summer show in Paris on Wednesday, the mother-daughter pair were the stars of the show.In 2016, they appeared on the cover of Vogue together, but this is believed to be the first time they have appeared on the same catwalk.Lila, 18, whose father is ...
Trinity Rodman, daughter of NBA legend Dennis Rodman, enters NWSL Draft

Trinity Rodman, daughter of NBA legend Dennis Rodman, enters NWSL Draft

Sports
Jan. 12 (UPI) -- Washington State University forward Trinity Rodman, the daughter of NBA legend Dennis Rodman, has registered for the 2021 National Women's Soccer League Draft. Rodman's name was among 50 listed Tuesday by the NWSL for the draft, which streams at 7 p.m. EST Wednesday on Twitch. Advertisement Rodman, 20, scored eight goals and had six assists for the United States Youth National Team in March at the 2020 CONCACAF Under-20 women's championship. She is expected to be a first-round selection in the 2021 NWSL Draft. Stanford's Kiki Pickett and North Carolina's Emily Fox and Brianna Pinto also are expected to be first-round picks. Racing Louisville FC has the No. 1 overall pick in the 2021 NWSL Draft. Sky Blue FC have three of the first eight selections.[embedded content] Denni...
Russia registers virus vaccine, Putin’s daughter given it

Russia registers virus vaccine, Putin’s daughter given it

Health
Russian President Vladimir Putin says that a coronavirus vaccine developed in his country has been registered for use and one of his daughters has already been inoculated, even as international experts have questioned its safetyBy VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV Associated PressAugust 11, 2020, 9:45 AM4 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleMOSCOW -- Russia on Tuesday became the first country to officially register a coronavirus vaccine and declare it ready for use, despite international skepticism. President Vladimir Putin said that one of his daughters has already been inoculated. Putin emphasized that the vaccine underwent the necessary tests and has proven efficient, offering a lasting immunity from the coronavirus. However, scientists at home and abroad have been sounding th...