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  • IS at gates of Syria’s Palmyra raising fears for ancient city

    BEIRUT: Fighters of the self-styled Islamic State group advanced to the gates of ancient Palmyra on Thursday, raising fears the Syrian world heritage site could face destruction of the kind the jihadists have already wreaked in Iraq...

    “IS has not entered the city yet, and we hope these barbarians will never enter,” he said...

  • Paintings of Walled City gates on display

    LAHORE: The landscape paintings of thirteen gates of the Walled City by Munawar Mohiuddin were put on display in a painting exhibition at the Minhas Art Gallery of the Government College University (GCU) on Thursday...

    Speaking on the occasion, he said Lahore would not be Lahore without its heritage...

  • Gates says UK outside EU is ‘significantly less attractive’

    LONDON: Bill Gates, the world’s richest man, warned on Friday that Britain would become a “significantly less attractive place to do business” if it votes to leave the European Union in next week’s referendum...

    Writing in the Times newspaper, Gates said he had invested around $1 billion in British research and development, attracted by the country’s access to the EU single market, strong universities and heritage in science and...

  • Bill Gates appreciates Pakistan's progress in polio eradication

    Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation co-chairman Bill Gates on Thursday appreciated the progress achieved in eradication of polio over the last four years in Pakistan and expressed hope that the goal of complete eradication from the remaining three pockets in the country would be achieved soon...

    Gates called on Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, who is attending the United Nations General Assembly, at a hotel in New York...

  • Who is Bill Gates?

    I got my hands on Who is Bill Gates? and what an interesting book it is! I won’t call this book a biography because it is so interesting to read and not at all boring like one expects a biography to be...

    However, it narrates the events of his life in such an interesting way that you feel like you are Bill Gates, writing the computer codes and programmes that changed the world into what we now experience today...

  • PID gates shut to keep PTI leaders out

    ISLAMABAD: The contretemps between the ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz and the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf landed at the gates of the Press Information Department (PID) on Thursday, which had to be shut after the PTI leaders were denied the use of the premises to hold a press conference...

    Tensions simmered at the gates of the PID which had been shut to keep the PTI leaders out...

  • What Bill Gates thinks you should read this summer

    And Bill Gates has his annual reading lists — book recommendations shared each year by the Microsoft founder and philanthropist...

    Gates’ 2016 list of summertime reads, complete with an animated video describing his picks, was released on Tuesday in a post on his blog, GatesNotes...

  • UK, Gates pledge £3bn to fight malaria

    LONDON: Britain will spend 500 million pounds ($700) per year for the next five years to try and end deaths caused by malaria, the government said on Monday, announcing a partnership with Microsoft founder Bill Gates worth a total of three billion pounds...

    Finance minister George Osborne announced the spending, which will be funded from the country’s overseas aid budget, at an event with billionaire Gates, whose Bill & Melinda Gates...

  • Bill Gates sees eradication of polio in Pakistan by ’17

    DOHA: Bill Gates said on Wednesday that “with any luck” polio would be eradicated by 2017 in the last two countries where it remains active — Pakistan and Afghanistan...

    This is a partnership fund between the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and the Islamic Development Bank (IDB), who together have been working to try to eradicate diseases, including polio, since 2012...

  • Gates backs FBI in spat with Apple

    PARIS: Microsoft founder Bill Gates is backing the FBI in its standoff with Apple over unlocking an iPhone in the probe of last year’s deadly San Bernardino attacks, the Financial Times reported on Tuesday...

    Breaking ranks with Silicon Valley companies who support Apple in its refusal to hack the phone of one of the attackers, Gates said technology companies should be forced to co-operate with law enforcement in terrorism...

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