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ETH researchers have created an artificial, silicone heart to help combat the shortage of donor hearts - REUTERS/Petr Josek

Scientists have created a silicon beating heart

2018/03/03 At: 21:35

It looks like a real heart. And this is the goal of the first entirely soft artificial heart: to mimic its natural model as closely as possible. The silicone heart …

Qatar emir to visit Turkey in first foreign trip of Gulf crisis

2017/09/13 At: 20:13

Qatar’s emir will visit Turkey on Thursday to meet Recep Tayyip Erdogan, in his first visit abroad since the start of a diplomatic crisis with Saudi Arabia, Ankara said. Tamim …



Assad’s backers say US aggression in Syria crosses ‘red lines’

2017/04/09 At: 22:01

A joint command centre made up of the forces of Russian, Iran and Hezbollah said the US strike on a Syrian airbase crossed “red lines,” hours after the US indicated …

‘No longer realistic’: Turkey admits u-turn on policy to rid Syria of Assad

2017/01/21 At: 06:01

Turkey can no longer insist on a resolution of the conflict in Syria without the involvement of President Bashar al-Assad, as the situation on the ground has changed dramatically, Turkey’s deputy …

Islamic State claims responsibility for Istanbul attack: statement

2017/01/02 At: 13:23

Islamic State claimed responsibility on Monday for a New Year’s Day mass shooting in a packed Istanbul nightclub that killed 39 people, an attack carried out by a lone gunman …

Russian military jet crashes on way to Syria, 92 killed

2016/12/25 At: 17:06

A Russian military plane carrying 92 people, including dozens of Red Army Choir singers, dancers and orchestra members, crashed into the Black Sea on its way to Syria on Sunday …

Kuwait’s sporting crisis hides succession issues

2016/12/25 At: 00:38

The sporting crisis that has gripped Kuwait for months is part of a wider domestic political strug­gle that could define the future of the country for decades, a Kuwaiti source …