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Pressured at home, Ethiopia PM picks up Nobel Peace Prize

Pressured at home, Ethiopia PM picks up Nobel Peace Prize

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed will collect his Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo Tuesday, but as ethnic violence rises at home he has kept festivities to a minimum and refused media requests.

Iraqi and Vietnamese directors scoop top prize at Busan film festival

Iraqi and Vietnamese directors scoop top prize at Busan film festival

An Iraq-Qatar co-production looking at life in war-torn Baghdad and a Vietnamese tale of a young bookie struggling to support himself and his loved ones have shared the top award ...

US-UK-Japan trio win chemistry Nobel for lithium-ion battery

US-UK-Japan trio win chemistry Nobel for lithium-ion battery

Three researchers won the Nobel Chemistry Prize on Wednesday for the development of lithium-ion batteries, paving the way for smartphones and a fossil fuel-free society.

Barwa Bank customer wins QR1mn grand prize

Barwa Bank customer wins QR1mn grand prize

Thara’a offers account holders the chance to benefit from cash rewards up to QR1,000,000.

Barwa Bank announces April draw winners

Barwa Bank announces April draw winners

Barwa Bank announced the names of its April’s draw winners for Thara’a, its Shari’ah compliant savings account.

No winner of Powerball jackpot - prize grows to $650 million

No winner of Powerball jackpot - prize grows to $650 million

Nobody won a Powerball jackpot of $535 million in a draw on Saturday night, meaning the grand prize will grow to about $650 million, the second-highest level in the history of the Powerball.

‘Last grande dame of police thriller’ Ruth Rendell dies

‘Last grande dame of police thriller’ Ruth Rendell dies

Rendell was best known for thrillers that delved into the criminal mind as well as the long-running television series based on her work, The Ruth Rendell Mysteries.