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Technology to track abusive comments

[2017-02-25 07:20]

Alphabet Inc's Google and its subsidiary Jigsaw on Thursday launched a new technology to assist news organizations and online platforms in identifying abusive comments on their websites.

Preparing seeds for doomsday scenario

[2017-02-25 07:20]

HELSINKI, FINLAND - Nearly 10 years after a "doomsday" seed vault opened on an Arctic island, some 50,000 new samples from collections around the globe have been deposited in the world's largest repository, built to safeguard against wars or natural disasters wiping out food crops.

WHO paints stark picture of depression

[2017-02-25 07:20]

GENEVA - More than four percent of the world's population lives with depression, and women, youth and the elderly are the most prone to its disabling effects, the World Health Organization said on Thursday.

Saudi Arabia aiming to trim foreign workforce

[2017-02-25 07:20]

RIYADH - Seventeen years after first setting foot in Saudi Arabia, Dominic Steck shipped his two cats and returned to Germany with his wife and school-age children, who hardly know their homeland.

Departure from oil broadens biz range

[2017-02-24 07:20]

Efforts to diversify the Gulf's economies are creating new opportunities for international investors, especially businesses from China, according to the Bahrain Economic Development Board.

Supporting China and the growing Belt and Road Initiative

[2017-02-24 07:20]

Bahrain and the Bahrain Economic Development Board strongly support China's vision of the Belt and Road Initiative to build a community of shared interests between the Arab world and China.

Bahraini tourism, services rising with demand

[2017-02-24 07:20]

Bahrain attracts high numbers of visitors - 12.2 million in 2016 alone - and these numbers are sustainable and growing, according to a white paper produced in June 2016 by the Bahrain Economic Development Board.

DPRK: Death of citizen a 'conspiratorial racket'

[2017-02-24 08:02]

Pyongyang also blames Malaysia's unfriendly attitude in handling case

Deportation spat overshadows US talks with Mexico

[2017-02-24 08:02]

MEXICO CITY - A controversial bid by US President Donald Trump to deport non-Mexican illegal migrants to Mexico will top the agenda when officials from both countries were scheduled to meet on Thursday amid a deepening rift between the two nations.

Beijing highlights UN role in political solutions for Syria

[2017-02-24 08:02]

GENEVA - A senior Chinese diplomat on Wednesday welcomed the upcoming peace talks on Syria in Geneva and stressed the role of the United Nations in the mediation to end the lasting conflict in the war-torn country.

Professor has taken 'selfie' every day for 30 years

[2017-02-24 08:02]

BOSTON - Long before they were called selfies, Karl Baden snapped a simple black and white photo of himself. Then he repeated it, every day, for the next three decades.

Complementary advantages for distinctive innovation development

[2017-02-24 08:01]

MILAN - Italy hopes to become a technological partner of China as it would achieve a win-win result for both countries, a scholar has said.

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