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Kaspersky Lab retains top spot in its cybersecurity metric

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New Delhi: For the fifth year in a row, Kaspersky Lab has retained the top spot in its TOP3 cybersecurity metric, based on independent tests.Kaspersky Lab products outperformed those of all other security vendors in a broad spectrum of independent tests in 2017 – coming first place 72 times out of 86 tests and reviews, […]

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AI can help fight spread of TB in India: Study

By   /  February 21, 2018  /  Science & Technology  /  Comments Off on AI can help fight spread of TB in India: Study

New York: Researchers have found that an Artificial Intelligence (AI) system can reduce the spread of tuberculosis in India by helping public health programmes better locate, and treat, people living with infectious diseases.Public outreach campaigns can prevent the spread of devastating yet treatable diseases such as tuberculosis (TB), malaria and gonorrhea. But ensuring these campaigns […]

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Villarreal player Ruben Semedo arrested after ‘violent incident’, holding person against their will

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Author: AFPTue, 2018-02-20 21:08ID: 1519156711449197800MADRID: Villarreal’s Portuguese defender Ruben Semedo, a teammate of Saudi Arabian international Salem Al-Dawsari, was arrested on Tuesday on suspicion of holding somebody against their will and causing injury, a source close to the investigation told AFP. Semedo, 23, was taken into custody after being arrested at his home in the early hours […]

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Bahrain rights activist jailed for spreading false news

By   /  February 21, 2018  /  Gulf Countries  /  Comments Off on Bahrain rights activist jailed for spreading false news

Author: AFP, REUTERS, APThu, 2018-02-22 20:38ID: 1519237631539507800DUBAI: Bahraini activist Nabeel Rajab was on Wednesday sentenced to five more years in prison for insulting a neighboring country and spreading false news and rumors, judicial sources told AFP. Rajab is already serving a two-year sentence handed down last July for “disseminating rumors and false information” in television interviews critical […]

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Taxi driver who ‘cheated’ Saudi tourist over fare faces 10-year jail term

By   /  February 21, 2018  /  Gulf Countries  /  Comments Off on Taxi driver who ‘cheated’ Saudi tourist over fare faces 10-year jail term

Author: MENEKSE TOKYAYWed, 2018-02-21 23:30ID: 1519234498269053700ANKARA: A taxi driver faces up to 10 years in prison on a charge of “aggravated fraud” after cheating a Saudi tourist in Istanbul by making the journey longer. The driver took the tourist from a central location in Kadikoy district on the Asian side of the city to the European side […]

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Israel installs homes at first new settlement since 1991

By   /  February 21, 2018  /  Gulf Countries  /  Comments Off on Israel installs homes at first new settlement since 1991

Author: AFPWed, 2018-02-21 20:00ID: 1519232748558881600Jerusalem: Israel began Wednesday to install houses at its first new settlement in more than 25 years, AFP journalists at the scene said. A number of prefabricated mobile homes were delivered to the site that will become Amichai, the first new settlement sanctioned by the Israeli government since 1991. A number of settlements […]

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Teen accused of slaughtering and raping girl aged 4 in Egypt

By   /  February 21, 2018  /  Gulf Countries  /  Comments Off on Teen accused of slaughtering and raping girl aged 4 in Egypt

Author: ARAB NEWSWed, 2018-02-21 21:46ID: 1519229955518524900CAIRO: Prosecutors in Egypt have ordered a 16-year-old suspect to be detained for 15 days during ongoing investigations into accusations he raped and murdered a 4-year-old girl who lived in his village, local media have said. The news of Rodayna Abdou’s fate has shocked Egyptians across the country, with many highlighting the […]

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UN chief urges halt to war in ‘hell on Earth’ Syria enclave

By   /  February 21, 2018  /  Gulf Countries  /  Comments Off on UN chief urges halt to war in ‘hell on Earth’ Syria enclave

Author: ARAB NEWSWed, 2018-02-21 19:15UNITED NATIONS: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Wednesday called for an immediate halt to fighting in Eastern Ghouta where a Syrian government bombing campaign has turned the rebel-held enclave into “hell on Earth” for civilians. “My appeal to all those involved is for an immediate suspension of all war activities in Eastern […]

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Jailed aid worker Zaghari-Ratcliffe’s husband appeals to Iranian minister on UK visit

By   /  February 21, 2018  /  Gulf Countries  /  Comments Off on Jailed aid worker Zaghari-Ratcliffe’s husband appeals to Iranian minister on UK visit

Author: OLIVIA CUTHBERTWed, 2018-02-21 20:34ID: 1519224001567836900LONDON: Richard Ratcliff has made a further appeal for the release of his wife, British-Iranian citizen Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, who has been imprisoned in Iran since April 2016. Ratcliff delivered letters of support for his wife, a charity worker serving a five-year prison sentence in Iran, to the Iranian embassy on Wednesday morning. […]

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Fake news: Qatar hails support of British MP who was not even there

By   /  February 21, 2018  /  Gulf Countries  /  Comments Off on Fake news: Qatar hails support of British MP who was not even there

Author: ANNA PUKASWed, 2018-02-21 19:46ID: 1519220935137404500LONDON: When a Qatari newspaper boasted that a group of visiting British politicians had praised Doha’s record on workers’ rights, there was just one problem: The British MP named as leader of the delegation was not even in the country at the time. The Peninsula daily, quoting Qatar’s state-run news agency QNA, […]

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