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Har Gobind Khorana: Why Google honours him today

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 17:30
Hailed for constructing the first synthetic gene, Har Gobind Khorana would have been 96 on January 9.

US says 200,000 Salvadorans must leave within 18 months

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 17:20
Trump administration says recipients of Temporary Protected Status have 18 months to leave or find a legal way to stay.

Jordan allows one-off aid drop to Rukban border camp

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 17:17
The Rukban refugee camp has received UN aid from the Jordanian side in a one-off delivery.

Building bridges between China and France

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 15:54
French President Emmanuel Macron is on a three-day visit with trade topping his China agenda.

US: Climate disasters set new record at $306bn in 2017

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 15:21
Sixteen extreme weather events in the US last year 'shattered' the 2005 record of $215bn, American weather agency says.

'It may disappear': Ocean threatens Ivory Coast village

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 12:34
As rising seas and coastal erosion threaten an Ivory Coast village, neighbours are in a fight over dwindling resources.

Interactive: The Oligarchs

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 12:31
Hundreds of millions of dollars, three oligarchs, one illicit deal. Read the complete story.

Qatar: UN report proof Saudi-led blockade illegal

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 12:30
The National Human Rights Committee of Qatar (NHCR) calls the UN report proof the blockade is illegal.

Egypt sets date for presidential election

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 12:17
Egypt will hold presidential elections in March, with a possible runoff in April.

Why does Israel fear the BDS movement so much?

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 10:50
The growing boycott, divest, and sanction effort around the world continues to resist international pressure from Israel.

Blood-rusted Sword: Elite force of Saudi crown prince

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 09:01
Al-Ajrab Sword Brigade, formed in 2015, comprises elite forces from across Saudi military ranks.

Kuwait's emir urges GCC nations to settle differences

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 08:51
As Gulf standoff enters its eighth month, Sheikh Sabah warns 'deteriorating circumstances' pose a 'challenge to all'.

The geopolitics behind the Korean Peninsula talks

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 08:37
Talks between South and North Korea come after increasing international pressure Pyongyang spearheaded by the US.

Islam's gradual resurgence in post-Soviet Azerbaijan

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 08:22
After decades of state sanctioned repression by the USSR, Azerbaijanis can once again practise their faith.

Deadly protests grip Sudan over rising bread prices

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 07:00
One student killed and six people injured in countrywide protests sparked by government decision to cut subsidies.

Why Google honours 'Fearless Nadia' today

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 06:47
Google honours Mary Ann Evans, who participated in more than 38 films, and stood out in Bollywood.

Turkish Cypriots on course for coalition government

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 06:37
PM declares victory for ruling UBP, but fails to achieve outright majority in parliament, unofficial results show.

The shark, the shrimp and the charlatan

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 06:22
Fire and Fury is a damning book about the Trump White House shenanigans.

UNRWA vows to go on after Israel's call to scrap agency

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 05:49
Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu said UN development agency for Palestinians is helping 'fictitious refugees'.

What will come of talks between the two Koreas?

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 05:29
Upcoming talks are expected to focus on the PyeongChang Olympics and improving ties between North and South Korea.


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