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‘Benefits’ of energy drinks outweighed by health risks

‘Benefits’ of energy drinks outweighed by health risks

Recommendation from a new research on energy drinks that children should be banned from their consumption as they can cause high blood pressure, heart problems, obesity and even kidney damage, provides new impetus to an ongoing debate.

Capitalising on climate unity

Capitalising on climate unity

When Donald Trump was elected US president a year ago, some said the end of the Paris climate agreement was nigh. Yet, as the latest round of global climate talks in Bonn, Germany, has shown, the world’s political leaders are more committed to the deal than ever.

Diabetes news: get the right information

Diabetes news: get the right information

We got the historic news a little over a year ago ... FDA’s approval of an artificial pancreas for people with type 1 diabetes.

Ending the business of child labour

Ending the business of child labour

In October 1997, when global leaders gathered in Oslo to strategise how to end child labour, we brought a huge ambition and a deep commitment to change.

Low-cost LNG base is Qatar’s unique advantage

Low-cost LNG base is Qatar’s unique advantage

Qatar’s commitment to boost long-term production will solidify its position as the global leader in liquefied natural gas (LNG) amid supply growth in various markets.

Of humorous characters and racial stereotypes

Of humorous characters and racial stereotypes

There are two famous Apus in the western world and both are fictional. The first is the protagonist of three films made in the 1950s by the Indian director Satyajit Ray, which trace a boy’s journey to manhood and fatherhood,

Kids still get codeine despite safety warnings

Kids still get codeine despite safety warnings

Even after warnings from doctors and drug regulators about the dangers of opioids for children, 1 in 20 kids still get codeine after two common childhood surgeries, a US study suggests.

Oman: an oasis of security, prosperity

Oman: an oasis of security, prosperity

The Sultanate of Oman celebrates today, November 18, the 47th National Day, a day of pride and glory for all the loyal people of Oman, who express their gratitude, appreciation and love to His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said who revived the ancient glories of Oman ...

Oil giants unlikely to share coal’s fate in the short term

Oil giants unlikely to share coal’s fate in the short term

The Norwegian sovereign wealth fund’s proposal to ditch its oil and gas shares, though hugely symbolic in the battle against climate change, is unlikely to cause a rush to the exit by major investors in the sector in the short term.

Entering someone’s house without permission

Entering someone’s house without permission

Question: What is the punishment for entering someone’s house without permission? I entered the out-house/majlis which was occupied by a foreigner who owed money to me and was hiding from repayment.

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