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Robredo rumbles on, Verdasco stuns Simon in Paris

PARIS: Spanish veteran Tommy Robredo survived a first round scare at the Paris Masters on Tuesday before prevailing 6-3, 4-6, 7-6 (7/5) over Canada’s Vasek Pospisil.

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Singapore, New Zealand, Hong Kong best for business

WASHINGTON: Small and well-run Singapore, New Zealand and Hong Kong are the world's easiest places to run a business, while global giants China, Brazil and India remain far down the list, according the World Bank.

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Peshmergas leave base for Kobani deployment

ARBIL: Dozens of Kurdish peshmerga fighters left a base in northern Iraq on Tuesday headed for the battleground Syrian town of Kobani, an AFP journalist reported.

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Bahraini opposition group slapped with 3-month suspension

MANAMA: Bahrain has suspended the activities of the country’s main opposition group, Al-Wefaq, for three months, a court ruling showed on Tuesday, ahead of a November parliamentary election which the group has already pledged to boycott.

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Expert warns against smoking shisha

A prominent health expert has warned against the dangers of smoking shisha (water pipe), which has reached alarming proportions in the Gulf states.

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360 Saudi students to take part in skills development program

The Riyadh-based King Abdul Aziz and his Companions Foundation for Giftedness and Creativity (Mawhiba) will launch personal skills development programs in major cities such as Riyadh, Jeddah and Dammam.

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KSU holds Career Week Exhibition

Culture and Information Minister Abdulaziz Khoja graced the Career Week Exhibition, organized by King Saud University (KSU) under the patronage of Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah.

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Madinah police arrest charlatan

Madinah Police have arrested a man in a hotel for claiming to have a conversation with Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him).

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11-year-old Bangladeshi boy reported missing

An 11-year-old Bangladeshi boy has been reported missing by his parents. Furqhan Abdul failed to return home from Masjid Al-Jauhara in Aziziah district in Jeddah last Sunday

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Madinah to start traditional festival

Madinah’s traditional forum kicks off on Thursday with camel races, poetry readings and the ancient tradition of lighting fires to welcome guests.

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