The countdown has begun. Hopes are high in the UAE and in two days the world will know whether Dubai will host the World Expo 2020.
It will be the first World Expo to be held in the Middle East if Dubai wins the bid.
The Boeing Dreamliner, the world's first carbon-composite airliner, flew to Hong Kong from Tokyo carrying its first paying passengers on Wednesday in a flight that could set a new benchmark in air travel.
Its takeoff into clear blue sk