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Gene study reveals secrets of parasitic worms

Gene study reveals secrets of parasitic worms

The largest study to date of the genetic makeup of parasitic worms has found hundreds of new clues about how they invade the human body, evade its immune system and cause disease.

Australia strawberry needle scare: tough penalties proposed

Australia strawberry needle scare: tough penalties proposed

Needles, first found in strawberries produced by one supplier in Queensland, are now turning up around the country.

Pakistan court orders jail for Sharif, daughter on graft charges

Pakistan court orders jail for Sharif, daughter on graft charges

The anti-graft court ruled that the Sharif family bought properties in London with the money plundered from Pakistan in the 1990s.

Paris attacks suspect gets 20-year sentence in Brussels trial

Paris attacks suspect gets 20-year sentence in Brussels trial

The court in the Belgian capital said "there can be no doubt" about jihadist Salah Abdeslam and his co-defendant Sofiane Ayari's involvement in extremism.

Bollywood hero Salman Khan now Prisoner 106 in fight for bail

Bollywood hero Salman Khan now Prisoner 106 in fight for bail

An Indian court on Friday adjourned a bail plea by Bollywood superstar Salman Khan so that he can fight a five-year jail term for killing endangered wildlife.

Iraqi asylum seeker sentenced to life for London Tube bombing

Iraqi asylum seeker sentenced to life for London Tube bombing

Judge Charles Haddon-Cave said Ahmed Hassan had constructed a homemade bomb "to kill as many members of the British public as possible".

Qatar, Sudan to co-operate in public prosecution field

Qatar, Sudan to co-operate in public prosecution field

Qatar and Sudan yesterday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for partnership in the field of public prosecution with a view to exchanging information on laws, regulations, provisions and criminal justice systems, as well as to co-operate in the field of training of prosecutors.

How a yoga charity aims to solve youth unemployment in Africa

How a yoga charity aims to solve youth unemployment in Africa

Twelve young adults lie stretched out on rubber mats in the windowless shed that is the Apostolic Light Mission Church in Kangemi, a slum in the Nairobi capital.

Cabinet approves draft law on investments by non-Qataris

Cabinet approves draft law on investments by non-Qataris

The regular Cabinet meeting, chaired by HE the Prime Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa al-Thani, yesterday approved a draft law that regulates investments by non-Qataris in the economy and agreed to refer it to the Advisory Council.

Falcons and Hunting Festival a huge draw

Falcons and Hunting Festival a huge draw

The Falcons and Hunting Festival,’ which runs until January 27, continues to "attract a large number of Arab and foreign tourists" at Sebkhat Marmi – Sealine, the organisers have said in a statement.