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Tech leaders warn over 'killer robots'

A group of leading tech leaders, including British scientist Stephen Hawking and Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak, issue a stern warning against the development of so-called killer robots

Arab female bodybuilder seeks acclaim abroad

Flexing her muscles in defiance of the Gulf’s conservative cultural stereotypes, bodybuilder Haifa Musawi has lost all hope of pumping iron for Bahrain and is now looking elsewhere for recognition.

Salam won’t resign, may sulk instead 

Prime Minister Tammam Salam is unlikely to step down due to long-simmering differences with MP Michel Aoun’s ministers over the Cabinet’s decision-making system and the appointment of military and security chiefs, political analysts said Tuesday.

Salam won’t resign, may sulk instead 

Prime Minister Tammam Salam is unlikely to step down due to long-simmering differences with MP Michel Aoun’s ministers over the Cabinet’s decision-making system and the appointment of military and security chiefs, political analysts said Tuesday.

Gold demand weakest since 2009 in Q2

Demand for gold slid to its lowest in six years in the second quarter of this year as buyers from top consumer China poured funds into its now-troubled equities market, an industry report showed Tuesday.

UAE shifts fuel prices as the Gulf watches

The United Arab Emirates has become the first Gulf state to take a major step toward taming the gas-guzzling habits of its drivers, who see cheap fuel as part of their birthright.

Platini to run for FIFA presidency

Michel Platini, the head of European football’s governing body UEFA, is to announce in the next few days that he will stand for the presidency of FIFA, a source close to the former France international told Reuters Tuesday.

Platini to run for FIFA presidency

Michel Platini, the head of European football’s governing body UEFA, is to announce in the next few days that he will stand for the presidency of FIFA, a source close to the former France international told Reuters Tuesday.

Mercedes need to sort out their starts

For the second race in a row it all went wrong at the start for Mercedes in Hungary and a rule change coming in after the August break will give the Formula One world champions even more to think about.

Cedars look to naturalize American Holman 

Lebanon have set their sights on naturalizing Riyadi’s former American center Elijah Holman to boost the national squad, which will take part in the Asian Championship in late September.

Chand eyes Olympics after gender ruling

Indian sprinter Dutee Chand said Tuesday she was “super excited” about returning to athletics after a landmark ruling on the validity of so-called gender tests.

Actor Depardieu banned from Ukraine for stance on Russia

Ukraine has banned French actor Gerard Depardieu from entering the country for five years, its state security service says, apparently for making comments that suggested he supported Russia's annexation of Crimea last year

Actor Depardieu banned from Ukraine for stance on Russia

Ukraine has banned French actor Gerard Depardieu from entering the country for five years, its state security service says, apparently for making comments that suggested he supported Russia's annexation of Crimea last year