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Suspicion of having knife:  Man detained near UK parliament

Suspicion of having knife: Man detained near UK parliament

British armed police detained a man on suspicion of having a knife after he ran, shouting, towarTaken to Webds one of the gates of the Westminster parliament in central London on Friday.

North Korea link emerges in global cyberattacks

North Korea link emerges in global cyberattacks

Security researchers on Monday reported signs of a potential North Korea link to the massive cyberattack campaign that sparked havoc in computer systems worldwide ...

Erdogan slams Europe as support rises

Erdogan slams Europe as support rises

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan cast Europe as a “centre of Nazism” yesterday, entering the final 10 days of campaigning for a historic referendum on a wave of nationalism, with the latest poll suggesting support is swinging in his favour.

Syrian militias cut last road out of IS stronghold

Syrian militias cut last road out of IS stronghold

US-backed Syrian militias cut the last main road out of Islamic State-held Raqqa yesterday, severing the highway between the group’s de facto capital and its stronghold of Deir al-Zor province, a militia spokesman said.

Doha-based Pakistani expat all set to release his second album

Doha-based Pakistani expat all set to release his second album

Rock guitarist Shehzad Bhanji’s album Profound Beginnings will release on March 17

Egypt court confirms death sentences over football riot

Egypt court confirms death sentences over football riot

An Egyptian court upheld Monday death sentences against 10 people convicted over rioting that claimed 74 lives at a stadium in Port Said in 2012, judicial and security officials said.

Buzz of bees, and the whirr of robots

Buzz of bees, and the whirr of robots

One day, gardeners might not just hear the buzz of bees among their flowers, but the whirr of robots, too.

Significance of architectural heritage outlined at lectures

Significance of architectural heritage outlined at lectures

The significance of Qatar’s architectural heritage was outlined by Qatar Green Building Council (QGBC) specialists, Dr Alex Amato and Dr. Cynthia Skelhorn at a series of lectures for students at Northwestern University in Qatar (NU-Q).

Ooredoo to 'retire' 10Mbps Wireless Home Broadband  service

Ooredoo to 'retire' 10Mbps Wireless Home Broadband service

Ooredoo “will retire” its 10Mbps ‘Wireless Home Broadband with Landline’ service from March 5 as part of efforts to enhance “Supernet experience” of its customers, the telecommunications company said.

Dibaba runs fastest women’s 2,000m

Dibaba runs fastest women’s 2,000m

Ethiopia’s Genzebe Dibaba ran the fastest ever women’s 2,000 metres at the indoor Miting Internacional de Catalunya meeting in Sabadell, Spain, on Tuesday.

Zimbabwe protest leader Mawarire released on bail

Zimbabwe protest leader Mawarire released on bail

A court in Zimbabwe on Wednesday released on bail the pastor who last year led a surge of protests against President Robert Mugabe and is now facing subversion charges.

Father of Louvre attacker says son is not a terrorist

Father of Louvre attacker says son is not a terrorist

The father of the machete-wielding man who was shot by a guard as he tried to enter Paris's Louvre museum said on Saturday his son was not an Islamist and the French were only accusing him of terrorism to excuse the brutality used to stop him.