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William and Kate put through paces with marathon runners

William and Kate put through paces with marathon runners

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge joined a training day alongside Prince Harry and the runners taking part in the 2017 Virgin Money London Marathon.

Scissors pulled from Vietnam man's stomach

Scissors pulled from Vietnam man's stomach

A Vietnamese man has had scissors removed from his abdomen which were left behind during surgery 18 years ago, after reporting a stomach ache that was nearly two decades in the making.

Israel's AG orders criminal probe against PM Netanyahu

Israel's AG orders criminal probe against PM Netanyahu

Israel's attorney-general has ordered police to open a criminal investigation in two unspecified matters involving Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Israel's Channel 10 television said on Wednesday.

Call to conduct detailed study of fishing ports

Call to conduct detailed study of fishing ports

A detailed study should be conducted by the entities concerned to determine the future needs of all fishing ports in the country to enhance the fisheries wealth, the Central Municipal Council (CMC) urged yesterday.

Careem joins Nojoom network

Careem joins Nojoom network

Ooredoo has announced that car booking app, Careem, will join the Nojoom partner network.

Turkey arrests head of opposition newspaper

Turkey arrests head of opposition newspaper

Turkey has detained the board chairman of opposition daily Cumhuriyet, according to the paper, which has been the target of an intensifying crackdown since July’s failed coup.

Food rules' violators penalised

Food rules' violators penalised

Authorities from Shahaniya Municipality have shut down a grocery for one week for violating regulations by storing expired foodstuff.

70 years on, pen pals connect over Internet

70 years on, pen pals connect over Internet

They say absence makes the heart grow fonder, but this is ridiculous. Lois Csontos-Nielsen and Freda Jones have been friends for 70 years. They have been in each other’s presence exactly four times — an average of once every 17 1/2 years.

Could UAE solar push lead a trend for the Gulf states?

Could UAE solar push lead a trend for the Gulf states?

As the Gulf states take steps to expand their use of clean energy, a bold plan by the United Arab Emirates to boost its use of renewable electricity from less than 1% to 24% in the next five years could be a game-changer for the region, experts say.

Leaders pay tribute to Tagore via Twitter

Leaders pay tribute to Tagore via Twitter

Social networking site Twitter yesterday saw several political leaders, including Prime Minister Narendra Modi, ....

Alibaba arm to lift target in record tech funding

Alibaba arm to lift target in record tech funding

Alibaba Group Holding’s finance affiliate has increased the amount it’s raising to at least $3.5bn...

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