March 20,2019
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    • 03
    • Mar2019

    Measles Cases Soar Worldwide

    Measles Cases Soar Worldwide

    Just 10 countries were responsible for three-quarters of a global surge in measles cases last year, the UN children’s agency said on Friday, including one of the world’s richest nations, France. Ninety-eight countries reported more cases of measles in 2018 compared with 2017, and the world body warned that conflict, complacency and the growing antivaccine […]

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    • 24
    • Feb2019

    Two injured in Suhar commercial centre fire: PACDA

    Two injured in Suhar commercial centre fire: PACDA

    Two Asian expatriates were injured following a fire that engulfed a commercial centre at Suhar in North Al Batinah, reported the Public Authority for Civil Defence and Ambulance (PACDA) on Friday. Emergency care was provided to the injured at the site. Experts attributed such incident to the use of poor quality electrical equipment and wire […]

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    • 24
    • Feb2019

    RAO, British Forces execute tactical demonstration ‘Mountain Storm’ in Musandam

    RAO, British Forces execute tactical demonstration ‘Mountain Storm’ in Musandam

    Musandam: The Royal Army of Oman (RAO), represented by the Musandam Security Force and the Sultan of Oman Parachutes (SOP), executed the Omani-British joint exercise (Mountain Storm) with the participation of British Royal Army units under the auspices of Maj Gen Matar bin Salem al Balushi, RAO Commander. The joint training exercise took place at […]

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    • 19
    • Feb2019

    Japan trial to treat spinal cord injuries with stem cells

    Japan trial to treat spinal cord injuries with stem cells

    A team of Japanese researchers will carry out an unprecedented trial using a kind of stem cell to try to treat debilitating spinal cord injuries, the specialists said on Monday. The team at Tokyo’s Keio University has received government approval for a trial using so-called induced Pluripotent Stem (iPS) cells — which have the potential […]

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    • 11
    • Feb2019

    Over 300 illegal expat workers arrested, 459 deported from Oman

    Over 300 illegal expat workers arrested, 459 deported from Oman

    A total of 309 expats were arrested for violating the labour law and another 459 were deported in one week, Oman’s Ministry of Manpower announced. This information was made available when the ministry released its weekly indicators of expat workers who were arrested in a joint operation with the Royal Oman Police. The workers were […]

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