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3 hours ago

Business
GDP likely to hit 5.25 percent in fiscal year 2017/18: Finance Minister

Egypt aims to accomplish sustainable economic development with an expectation that it will increase its gross domestic product (GDP) up to 6 per cent in the long term, Minister of Finance, Amr al-Garhy, said Monday, in the Euromoney Egypt conference ... Read More

1 hour ago

Science
6 of the best travel cameras you can buy now

That mobile phone in your pocket takes pretty decent photos, so no need to get a separate camera for your travels, right? Actually, wrong. The latest point-and-shoot cameras are still smarter than smartphones and have loads of fun options and ... Read More

1 hour ago

Culture
Andrea Bocelli prays at Jordan River site of Jesus’ baptism

Italian star tenor Andrea Bocelli made a pilgrimage to the traditional site of Jesus’ baptism Monday, praying for peace as he stood on the edge of the River Jordan. Bocelli, 58, who is blind, was guided by a priest who ... Read More

6 mins ago

Life & Style
How one Dubai running club sparked a fitness craze

It’s 35 degrees Celsius on the Islamic holiday of Eid al-Adha, and a group of women wearing tiny shorts and Lycra vests are about to jog with men around a public park in Dubai. My feelings of apprehension are twofold. ... Read More