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US, foreign leaders gather for Bush funeral, remembering era of civility

US, foreign leaders gather for Bush funeral, remembering era of civility

Former President George H.W. Bush's full life and decades of public service will be celebrated on Wednesday at a funeral expected to celebrate what many Americans recall as an era of less contentious politics.

Bush made Europe 'safer, more united' says EU's Juncker

Bush made Europe 'safer, more united' says EU's Juncker

European Commission head Jean-Claude Juncker hailed US president George H.W. Bush on Saturday for the part he played in bringing unity and peace to Europe after the Cold War.

Former Panamanian dictator Noriega dies at 83

Former Panamanian dictator Noriega dies at 83

Former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega, who spied for the United States before his drug trafficking and brutality triggered a US invasion to oust him in 1989, has died aged 83.

Brazil deports Franco-Algerian physicist convicted in past terror plot

Brazil deports Franco-Algerian physicist convicted in past terror plot

Brazil has deported the Franco-Algerian nuclear physicist Adlene Hicheur, who was convicted in 2012 for his involvement in a French terror plot, after rejecting a request for an extension to his work visa, the Justice Ministry said late Friday.

‘Qatar on course to becoming a Smart Nation’

‘Qatar on course to becoming a Smart Nation’

Qatar is on its way to becoming a “Smart Nation” in the coming years, HE Sheikh Abdullah bin Mohamed bin Saud al-Thani, chairman of Ooredoo Group has stressed,