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Former football star Mohamed Aboutrika has been added to the Egyptian authorities' terror list by a court, based on suspicions that he has provided financing for the now banned Muslim Brotherhood group, his lawyer said on Tuesday.   In 2015...
The pound struggled at 32-year lows against the dollar in Asia on Monday after reports said British Prime Minister Theresa May was ready to take the country out of the European Union in a so-called "hard Brexit". Sterling's retreat...
Turkey was a key step closer on Monday to dramatically expanding the powers of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan after parliament approved, on first reading, a bill critics fear will lead to a one-man rule. The parliament backed the two final sections...
“Jia Jia” can hold a simple conversation and make specific facial expressions when asked, and her creator believes the eerily life-like robot heralds a future of cyborg labour in China.   Billed as China’s first human-like...
A group of New York City artists have launched a guerilla public art project that will see them replace advertisements with artwork around the city for the next 52 weeks.   Every week for a year, the group – Art In Ad Places, or AiAP...
Global airline passengers have a 39% chance of stepping onboard an aircraft equipped with Wi-Fi. According to an international report from RouteHappy, Delta, United and Emirates have the biggest number of available seat miles offering Wi-Fi access...
Children of women who take heartburn medicine during pregnancy are a third more likely to develop asthma, according to a study published recently.   However, it remains unclear whether the medication itself, or some other factor, is responsible...
New research which looked at MRI scans of runners brains suggests that those who run have greater functional connectivity in the brain than those who don’t.   Carried out by researchers from the University of Arizona, the small-scale...
He may have failed to impress Jose Mourinho, but Mohamed Salah has the chance at the Africa Cup of Nations to demonstrate just why he has been hailed as the ‘Egyptian Messi’. “Salah looks great,” Egypt coach Hector Cuper told...
Belgium has charged two suspects with providing false documents to a man linked to the November 2015 Paris attacks, who later blew himself up on a crowded Brussels metro, federal prosecutors said Thursday.   The pair, a man and a woman, were...