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The moral limits of markets: What money can’t buy

Michael Sandel, a political philosopher at Harvard, known as the ‘moral rock star’ has written a new book “What Money Can’t Buy: The Moral Limits of Markets”, in which

Oman’s dwindling heritage of pottery

Oman has a rich tradition in pottery and Bahla occupies a place of pride in the region.

Falaj: Life-giving channels of Oman

Last year an exhibition showcasing Oman’s traditional irrigation method, called falaj system, which is still extant even today, was held at the Biosphere Center at Arizona University in the U

Ancient Asian art of origami gains following in West

NEW YORK: Hundreds gathered in New York over the weekend for a convention celebrating origami, the ancient Asian art of paper folding, as the craft gains increasing recognition as serious art in th

Palestinian joy as Gaza singer wins Arab Idol

GAZA CITY, Palestinian Territories: Tens of thousands of jubilant Palestinians celebrated into the early hours yesterday after a 23-year-old Gazan singer won the prestig

Tabuk — land of historical landmarks

Tabuk is one of the leading tourist and commercial centers in the Kingdom.

Veteran pianist Cecil Taylor wins Kyoto Prize

TOKYO: American jazz legend Cecil Taylor was among three winners of an annual Japanese award for global achievement.

Wimbledon embraces new technology with iPad app

LONDON: Wimbledon, the world’s oldest tennis championship, is embracing new technology with an iPad app to appeal to a younger audience.

Jennifer Lopez gets star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

LOS ANGELES: “Jenny from the Block” has a spot on the most famous block of all — the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

American UniverSoul circus boasts US-African roots

Growing up in Trinidad and Tobago, Makeba Gabriel imagined to be a part of Carnival activities. Running away with the circus never crossed her mind.

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