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Facebook, Google aided anti-refugee campaign

Facebook, Google aided anti-refugee campaign

In the final weeks of the 2016 election campaign, voters in swing states including Nevada and North Carolina saw advertisements appear in their Facebook feeds and on Google websites touting a pair of controversial faux-tourism videos, showing France and Germany overrun by Shariah law.

Two tigers rescued from Aleppo find new Dutch home

Two tigers rescued from Aleppo find new Dutch home

Two tigers rescued from an abandoned zoo in the war-torn Syrian town of Aleppo are to be given a new home in a Dutch sanctuary, the animal refuge said Friday.

Newspapers: Emir's tour a success for Qatari Diplomacy

Newspapers: Emir's tour a success for Qatari Diplomacy

Qatari daily newspapers underlined that HH the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani's European tour, which included Turkey, Germany and France, affirmed the success of Qatari diplomacy ...

Slumping dollar is turning China’s yuan into surprise haven

Slumping dollar is turning China’s yuan into surprise haven

Two years after Chinese policy makers devalued the yuan, an act that torpedoed global markets, traders are starting to view the currency as a sure bet.

Hamas leader hails Iranian military support

Hamas leader hails Iranian military support

In a rare meeting with a small number of journalists, Yahya al-Sinwar said Iran was "the biggest supporter" of Hamas's military wing, the Ezzedine al-Qassam Brigades.

President Bashir inaugurates new Sudanese school in Doha

President Bashir inaugurates new Sudanese school in Doha

Sudanese President Omar Hassan al-Bashir praised the efforts exerted by Qatar to achieve peace and security in Darfur.

Conservationist hurt in Kenya gun attack

Conservationist hurt in Kenya gun attack

Gunmen wounded Italian-born conservationist Kuki Gallmann at her conservation park yesterday in the latest of a string of attacks during land invasions in drought-stricken northern Kenya.

Prince Harry, Rihanna take HIV tests on World Aids Day

Prince Harry, Rihanna take HIV tests on World Aids Day

Britain's Prince Harry and international popstar Rihanna took HIV tests on Thursday as part of a World Aids Day campaign in Barbados.

Middlesbrough and Burnley suffer shock exits

Middlesbrough and Burnley suffer shock exits

Burnley suffered an embarrassing English Football League Cup exit against fourth tier Accrington, while Fulham also claimed a Premier League scalp with their second-round win over Middlesbrough on Wednesday.

Eight Facebook users indicted for mocking Thai junta leader

Eight Facebook users indicted for mocking Thai junta leader

A Thai military tribunal yesterday indicted eight people with sedition for running a Facebook page that mocked the kingdom’s junta chief, making them the latest victims of the regime’s crackdown on dissent.

Get ready for Sem Thomasson

Get ready for Sem Thomasson

Party animals can rejoice. One of the biggest names in the Belgian electronic music scene, DJ Sem Thomasson is all set to perform in Doha for the first time.