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Google on Saturday dedicated a creative and special doodle to Persian mathematician Omar Khayyam on his 971st birthday. He was best known for his work on the classification and solution of cubic equations. Apart from his maths skills, he was also a well-known astronomer and poet. Born in Nishapur in northeastern Iran, Khayyam spent most …
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The library of Makkah’s Grand Mosque is considered a beacon of knowledge, covering an area of 1,000 square meters and containing 30,000 books and 5,600 titles. The library, which has 15 sections, offers digital, audio and internet services. It contains rare books dating back to the Hijri second century, including “Al-Mustatab,” “Majmaa Al-Anhur Fi Sharh …

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Britain’s deficit improved last year to reach its lowest level for 17 years on bumper tax revenues and lingering state austerity, official data showed Wednesday. Public sector net borrowing stood at £24.7 billion ($32 billion, 28.6 billion euros) in the year to March, the Office for National Statistics said in a statement. That contrasted with …
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