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Syria regime forces set to enter key rebel hub

Syria regime forces set to enter key rebel hub

Syrian regime forces were poised Monday to enter Maaret al-Numan, a town of symbolic and strategic importance in the country's last major opposition bastion that is deserted after months of bombardment.

Regime air strikes kill 10 civilians in northwest Syria

Regime air strikes kill 10 civilians in northwest Syria

Regime air strikes Monday killed 10 civilians in Syria's last major opposition bastion, where deadly clashes between regime forces and armed groups have escalated

Russian air strikes on Syria market kill 27

Russian air strikes on Syria market kill 27

Russian air strikes on a market in northwestern Syria killed 27 people on Monday, a monitor said, in the latest violence to plague the country's last major opposition bastion.

Suspected Russian raids kill 46 across Syria's Idlib

Suspected Russian raids kill 46 across Syria's Idlib

At least 46 people were killed in suspected Russian air strikes on several areas of Idlib province in northwest Syria on Sunday, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.

QGBC launches national sustainability loyalty programme

QGBC launches national sustainability loyalty programme

Qatar Green Building Council (QGBC) has launched a national sustainability loyalty programme, 'Green Life' to promote green activities by rewarding loyalty points that can be redeemed at select outlets around the country.

William, Kate end India trip with visit to the Taj

William, Kate end India trip with visit to the Taj

Prince William and his wife Kate arrived at the Taj Mahal yesterday, wrapping up their week-long trip to India and Bhutan with a visit that carries poignant echoes for Britain’s royal family.

Bahrain seizes explosives ‘meant for use in Saudi Arabia’

Bahrain seizes explosives ‘meant for use in Saudi Arabia’

The explosives and bomb-making materials were found in a hidden area behind the wall of a warehouse in the village of Dar Kulaib near Manama.

China issues final list of FDI-restricted sectors

China issues final list of FDI-restricted sectors

China’s top economic planning agency issued a final list of restricted and prohibited industries for foreign investors.

Bannister turns clock back 60 years and still feels the thrill

Bannister turns clock back 60 years and still feels the thrill

Sixty years ago on Tuesday Roger Bannister collapsed into a swarm of men wearing stiff macs and bowler hats, his body feeling “like an exploding flashbulb” as he fell.

North Korea test-fires 25 rockets into sea

North Korea test-fires 25 rockets into sea

North Korea test-fired 25 rockets into the sea yesterday, South Korea’s defence ministry said, the latest in a series of launches that have provoked ...