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Turkey jails man for murder of Syria activist and journalist daughter

Turkey jails man for murder of Syria activist and journalist daughter

A Turkish court on Tuesday sentenced a Syrian man to two life sentences for the murder of a Syrian opposition activist and her Syrian-American journalist daughter in Istanbul last year, the private Dogan news agency reported.

Texas university quietly removes ‘white supremacy’ statues overnight

Texas university quietly removes ‘white supremacy’ statues overnight

The University of Texas at Austin removed the statues of three Confederate-era figures from a main area on campus yesterday, saying that they had become symbols of white supremacy and that they were taken down overnight to avoid confrontations.

Magic’s next moves designed to keep Ibaka

Magic’s next moves designed to keep Ibaka

Only in the NBA are you trying to persuade a player to stay before he has even joined your team and been issued a parking spot. Crazy, right?

QRCS empowering 28 families with funding from Oxy Qatar

QRCS empowering 28 families with funding from Oxy Qatar

Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) has said it is implementing its socio-economic empowerment programme for poor families in the country with a total funding of QR2,928,000 from Occidental Petroleum of Qatar Ltd (Oxy Qatar) over four years.

Four Egyptians arrested over satirical Internet video

Four Egyptians arrested over satirical Internet video

Four young Egyptians have been remanded in custody accused of making fun of the government in a satirical video posted on social networks, judicial sources said yesterday.