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Saudi Arabia to mark March 23 as Day of Social Accountability
Saudi Arabia will mark March 23 every year as the Day of Social Accountability, the Council of Ministers announced on Tuesday.
Boy, 8, mauled to death by crocodile in shallow water while parents watch on
A little boy was dragged under water and mauled to death by a crocodile while playing in the shallow part of a river.
A complete guide to the World Cup 2022 fixtures
Here is a complete fixtures list for the tournament with the stadiums and kick-off times.
ICAO supports Kingdom's Harmonizing Air Travel initiative
The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) announced its support for the Harmonizing Air Travel policy initiative launched by the Kingdom during the 41st Organization's General Assembly in Montreal, where the Assembly requested...
Raising Lebanon from the ashes
Former French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian says, “Lebanon is the Titanic without the orchestra.” Not so fast.
Fifa Sells 2.45 Million Tickets For Qatar World Cup
Organisers have sold 2.45 million tickets for this year's World Cup in Qatar, world soccer governing body Fifa said on Thursday, with more than half a million of them sold in the last sales period from July 5-16.
Cabinet approves rules governing Competencies and Contractors Program
The Council of Ministers on Tuesday approved the rules governing the Competencies and Contractors Program and the controls for securing military clothing.
Crown Prince receives letter from Costa Rican President
Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, deputy premier and minister of defense, has received a letter from the President of Costa Rica, Rodrigo Chaves, regarding the solid and close bilateral relations that connect the two friendly countries a...
90% of Earth’s topsoil at risk by 2050, FAO warns
A full 90 percent of the Earth’s precious topsoil is likely to be at risk by 2050, according to the UN Food and Agriculture Organization.
Turkish Bananas: The Cocaine Road to Russia and the Persian Gulf
Turkish criminals move cocaine from Latin America to the world's most profitable market, the Persian Gulf, using banana imports as a front.
President Rodrigo Chaves says Costa Rica is at war with Conti hackers
The president of Costa Rica says his country is "at war", as cyber-criminals cause major disruption to IT systems of numerous government ministries.
Ransomware gang threatens to overthrow Costa Rica government
A ransomware gang that infiltrated some Costa Rican government computer systems has upped its threat, saying its goal is now to overthrow the government. Perhaps seizing on the fact that President Rodrigo Chaves had only been in office f...
Cyber attack causes chaos in Costa Rica government systems
Nearly a week into a ransomware attack that has crippled Costa Rican government computer systems, the country refused to pay a ransom as it struggled to implement workarounds and braced itself as hackers began publishing stolen information.
Luxury Beachfront Property In A Jungle Landscape
Luxury beachfront property in Costa Rica. Featuring sustainable tropical architecture, passive systems, a tropical courtyard design and luxury interiors.
Qatar 2022 World Cup draw: Group guide
AFP Sport examines each group following Friday's draw in Doha for the 2022 Qatar World Cup:
What you need to know about the Qatar World Cup draw
Twenty-nine participants, including the hosts, have already been confirmed, while the remaining three will be finalised by June this year.
World Cup draw: Qatar to take on Ecuador in tournament opener
Draw, that took place in Doha on Friday, also pits Iran against USA; Spain will take on Germany in Group E.
Qatar 2022 places on offer as World Cup qualifiers resume
Fifteen teams have already qualified for the 2022 World Cup. Now, the remaining 44 are competing for the 17 spots that are left.
Netflix tests charges for sharing passwords between households
Scheme being trialled in Chile, Costa Rica and Peru seen as way to make more money from existing subscribers as growth slows
Costa Rica Congress passes medical marijuana bill
Costa Rica's Congress has passed a bill which will legalise the use of marijuana for medical purposes and allow its cultivation for industrial use.
The pandemic is birthing billionaires and killing the poor
The past two years have unleashed unprecedented economic violence.
A Costa Rican House With Privileged Views Of The Pacific
Luxury property in Costa Rica with views of the Pacific Ocean, a charred teak exterior, swimming pool, wide terraces, and large open plan living spaces.
Inside Intel’s $20B Arizona investment: A plan to reclaim America’s semiconductor dominance
America's reliance on semiconductors from overseas hurts national security, Intel exec says
Twitter's New CEO Parag Agrawal Got Nod From Jack Dorsey A Year Ago
Jack Dorsey's decision to step down as chief executive officer of Twitter caught investors and employees by surprise but the framework for his departure had been in place for more than a year.
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