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Qatar Airways donates books to children in New York City

Qatar Airways donates books to children in New York City

Qatar Airways has announced that it is distributing 10,000 books to New York City children. This comes as part of Qatar Airways’ “commitment to the local communities in which it serves”.

Colombian garbage man builds library from discarded books

Colombian garbage man builds library from discarded books

Emptying the bins of Colombia's capital, Jose Alberto Gutierrez one day found a copy of the classic novel ‘Anna Karenina,’ and kept it.

Amazon launches 'unlimited' reading for Prime members

Amazon launches 'unlimited' reading for Prime members

US online giant Amazon on Wednesday launched a new ‘Prime Reading’ program for US members of its subscription program, allowing unlimited reading of a rotating selection of e-books.

Italian journalists cleared in Vatican leaks trial

Italian journalists cleared in Vatican leaks trial

A Vatican court on Thursday cleared two Italian journalists charged with publishing leaked documents that claimed the Church was riddled with graft, ruling that the Holy See had no jurisdiction over them.

Qatari boxer books Rio berth

Qatari boxer books Rio berth

Hakan Erseker made history yesterday by becoming the first Qatari boxer to qualify for the Olympics

Love for books highlighted at QF’s National Reading Campaign

Love for books highlighted at QF’s National Reading Campaign

Bedtime is six-year-old Luna and four-year-old Mohamed’s favourite period to bond with their mother, Hala Danaoui, because they enjoy reading fairy tales together before going to sleep.

Google book-scanning project clears last legal hurdle

Google book-scanning project clears last legal hurdle

Google's massive book-scanning project cleared its final legal hurdle Monday as the US Supreme Court denied an appeal contending it violates copyright law.

Missing HK booksellers say arrested for ‘illegal trading’

Missing HK booksellers say arrested for ‘illegal trading’

Four of the five Hong Kong booksellers who went missing in October appeared on Chinese television confirming for the first time they'd been detained for "illegal book trading" in mainland China.