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Facebook fail hits at Silicon Valley cult of founder control

Facebook fail hits at Silicon Valley cult of founder control

Silicon Valley spent more than a decade finding ways to give company founders more control. When Facebook tried to follow suit, shareholders pushed back.

UEFA charges Arsenal, Cologne after fan chaos

UEFA charges Arsenal, Cologne after fan chaos

European football chiefs charged Arsenal and Cologne yesterday after vast numbers of away fans gained access to the home sections of Emirates Stadium, sparking chaotic scenes that marred the Europa League clash.

French farmer given suspended prison term for aiding migrants

French farmer given suspended prison term for aiding migrants

A French farmer who helped hundreds of illegal African migrants was handed a four-month suspended jail sentence yesterday, but he said he would challenge the “over the top” ruling because he was doing a job that the state should be doing.

Closure of access to Al Rayyan Road from Tuesday

Closure of access to Al Rayyan Road from Tuesday

The Public Works Authority (Ashghal) has announced that it will temporarily close eastbound access to Al Rayyan Road from Al Rayyan Roundabout and Al Amir Street towards Olympic Roundabout.

Europe markets end lower; euro surges to new high

Europe markets end lower; euro surges to new high

European stock markets were lower yesterday, mirroring falls across Asia.

40 inmates recaptured after jailbreak in Philippines

40 inmates recaptured after jailbreak in Philippines

Philippine authorities yesterday said they had captured or killed dozens of men who escaped in the nation’s biggest jailbreak but more than 110 remained on the run in vast farmlands and isolated villages of the nation’s strife-torn south.

Jakarta governor named suspect in blasphemy case

Jakarta governor named suspect in blasphemy case

Jakarta’s Christian governor was formally named a suspect in a blasphemy investigation yesterday, after allegations that he insulted a religion sparked a violent mass protest by hardliners in the Indonesian capital.

Skills display

Skills display

A “Nihang”, or Sikh warrior, rides two horses as he performs during the Holla Mohalla festival in Anandpur Sahib, Punjab. “Hola Mohalla”, or the festival of Nihangs, is celebrated during the festival of Holi.

Djoko defeats Nadal to reach Indian Wells final

Djoko defeats Nadal to reach Indian Wells final

Novak Djokovic toppled a resurgent Rafael Nadal in straight sets Saturday and to reach the Indian Wells final, where he’ll be seeking a third straight and record fifth overall title.

Lanka will never sign CEPA with India: PM

Lanka will never sign CEPA with India: PM

The Sri Lankan government yesterday insisted that it will not sign an economic partnership agreement with India as proposed....

Illegal sale of fuel goes unchecked in Nepal

Illegal sale of fuel goes unchecked in Nepal

Police in Nepal have arrested the proprietor of a gas station and three others accused of black marketing diesel near this Nepalese capital, an outcome of the blockade at the India-Nepal border.

Ice Kingdom

Ice Kingdom

Six-year-old Ida Lauritzson looks at ice sculptures at the Hyde Park Winter Wonderland’s Magical Ice Kingdom in London.