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Gates Foundation approves emergency funding for Iraq

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has approved funding of $600,000 for Mercy Corps, a leading global humanitarian agency, to deliver emergency relief to families impacted by the ongoing conflicts in parts of Iraq. The fundin

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Humanitarians ‘more globally admired than top world leaders’

Humanitarians are more globally admired than top world leaders like Barack Obama and Queen Elizabeth II, according to a new global YouGov poll. The global study by YouGov revealed that Bill Gates, who made his name as a co-founder

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Saudi Arabia plans new gates at Madinah

Saudi Arabia’s Medina Development Authority has unveiled new plans for the construction of gates at the three main roads leading into the city as part of a major project aimed at constructing a unique architectural landmark to reflect the

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Buffett donates $2.8bn to Gates, charities

Warren Buffett this week donated $2.8 billion of Berkshire Hathaway stock to five charities, as part of the billionaire's plan to give away nearly all of his wealth. Buffett donated about 21.73 million Class "B" shar

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Jazeera opens four new gates at Kuwait airport

Kuwait-based budget carrier Jazeera Airways Group has inaugurated four new gates equipped with two hitech bridges at Kuwait International Airport. The gates, which are being exclusively operated by Jazeera, will enable the airline

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Gates on track to sell all Microsoft shares

Bill Gates, the former chief executive and chairman of Microsoft Corporation, will have no direct ownership in the company he co-founded by mid-2018, if he keeps up his recent share sales. Gates, who started the company that revol

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Bill Gates with $76bn is world's richest again

Bill Gates has returned to the top of Forbes magazine's annual list of the world's richest people, as rising stock markets swelled the ranks of billionaires, which included a record number of women. With a net worth of $76

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Can Nadella rekindle Microsoft magic?

Microsoft Corp is betting a mix of old and young blood will revive the aging technology pioneer, but new chief executive officer Satya Nadella may find it tough to push change with co-founder Bill Gates and former CEO Steve Ballmer breathing dow

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Nadella next Microsoft CEO, Thompson chairman

Microsoft Corp named company veteran Satya Nadella as its next chief executive officer on Tuesday, ending a longer-than-expected search for a new leader after Steve Ballmer announced his intention to retire in August. Nadella is o

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Gates to address Abu Dhabi global agriculture forum

Bill Gates, world-renowned innovator and co-founder of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, will deliver a speech at the opening ceremony of the Global Forum for Innovations in Agriculture (GFIA) in Abu Dhabi next month. Gates

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