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Travel plea for conjoined twins in blockaded Gaza

Travel plea for conjoined twins in blockaded Gaza

The twins, whose condition Abu Hamda said was stable, have one shared leg, but separate hearts and lungs.
10/22/2017 9:33:36 PM
Sidharth Malhotra looks for a big hit

Sidharth Malhotra looks for a big hit

There seems to be quite a speculation brewing over Sidharth Malhotra’s love life. He was said to be seeing Alia Bhatt for some time. And then there was said to be a break up and as soon as he had a release with Jacqueline Fernandes, there were rumours that he was dating her.
10/22/2017 9:30:16 PM
Bollywood echoes in Hollywood scandal

Bollywood echoes in Hollywood scandal

The Harvey Weinstein scandal in Hollywood where the movie mogul has been accused of sexually harassing a large number of actresses has had some tangential connections to Bollywood too.
10/22/2017 9:26:59 PM
Festive Isolation

Festive Isolation

This Diwali, the charge by Kangana Ranaut of how Bollywood insiders tend to look out for each other rang true when she was virtually ostracised in the celebrations that happened.
10/22/2017 9:25:56 PM
Aamir push gives Secret Superstar a head start

Aamir push gives Secret Superstar a head start

The Diwali holidays and weekend is one of the main period for big box office collections and had traditionally been reserved for Shah Rukh Khan.
10/22/2017 9:24:26 PM
Inspiring engineers of the future

Inspiring engineers of the future

Students design hovercrafts for coastal clean-up to learn engineering concepts during a camp hosted by Texas A&M at Qatar
10/22/2017 9:14:54 PM
Q3 sees 1,750 residential units' delivery, reduced rents: ValuStrat

Q3 sees 1,750 residential units' delivery, reduced rents: ValuStrat

Qatar has seen the delivery of some 1,750 housing units in the third quarter of this year, bringing the total residential supply to 283,250 properties, a new report has shown.
10/22/2017 9:10:56 PM
Obesity, diabetes levels high in Qatar

Obesity, diabetes levels high in Qatar

Qatar has some of the highest levels of metabolic disorders such as obesity and diabetes mellitus in the region” Dr Abdulla al-Hamaq, executive director of Qatar Diabetes Association (QDA) said.
10/22/2017 8:59:25 PM
“The recognition has been reinvigorating”

“The recognition has been reinvigorating”

Nawaal Akram, comedian, model and disability rights campaigner on being named in BBC’s list of 100 inspirational women of 2017
10/22/2017 8:51:45 PM
QGBC to launch Green Key initiative for hotels

QGBC to launch Green Key initiative for hotels

Qatar Green Building Council (QGBC) will launch the Green Key certification for hotels during the Qatar Green Building Conference next week, disclosed an official.
10/22/2017 8:42:52 PM
Death toll from Iraqi-Kurdish clashes reaches 31

Death toll from Iraqi-Kurdish clashes reaches 31

Iraqi federal and paramilitary forces on Sunday said they lost five men in last week's clashes with Kurdish fighters, bringing the death toll for all sides to 31.
10/22/2017 8:41:47 PM
QSE opens week weak despite buying interests in insurance

QSE opens week weak despite buying interests in insurance

The Qatar Stock Exchange on Sunday opened the week weak despite buying interests in the insurance counter and remained below 8,200 levels.
10/22/2017 8:36:10 PM
Government incentives help industries thrive

Government incentives help industries thrive

Government incentives have helped increase the number of Qatar’s industrial institutions to 728 in July 2017 with investments amounting to QR262bn, a Qatar Chamber senior official said.
10/22/2017 8:06:58 PM
Trump touts Twitter use as key to White House win

Trump touts Twitter use as key to White House win

US President Donald Trump, known for his prolific and sometimes incendiary tweeting, defended his use of the social media platform in an interview aired on Sunday, saying without it he might not be president.
10/22/2017 7:44:23 PM
Malta protesters demand justice over journalist's murder

Malta protesters demand justice over journalist's murder

Protesters held placards calling on authorities to uphold the rule of law after Caruana Galizia, 53, was killed by a car bomb just metres from her home in the village of Bidnija on October 16.
10/22/2017 7:36:56 PM
Egypt court sentences 11 people to death for 'terrorism'

Egypt court sentences 11 people to death for 'terrorism'

An Egyptian court sentenced 11 people to death Sunday on accusations they joined a "terrorist organisation" and attempted to kill two police officers, a judicial official said.
10/22/2017 7:17:55 PM
Iraq's Abadi: 'hero' who tackled mission impossible

Iraq's Abadi: 'hero' who tackled mission impossible

When Haider al-Abadi was tasked with forming a new Iraqi government in August 2014, just weeks after a lightning offensive by the Islamic State group, many believed he would fail.
10/22/2017 6:40:46 PM
Catalan separatists weigh options after Spain 'coup'

Catalan separatists weigh options after Spain 'coup'

Catalonia's separatists were weighing their options on Sunday after Spain took drastic steps to stop the region from breaking away by dissolving its separatist government and forcing new elections.
10/22/2017 6:29:44 PM
Hamas deputy leader says to continue Iran ties, armed fight

Hamas deputy leader says to continue Iran ties, armed fight

The deputy head of the Palestinian Islamist group Hamas vowed to keep close ties with Iran and to maintain its weapons, Iranian media reported on Sunday, rejecting Israeli preconditions for any peace talks.
10/22/2017 6:20:47 PM
Former US president Carter offers to travel to Pyongyang

Former US president Carter offers to travel to Pyongyang

Former US president Jimmy Carter says he has offered to go to North Korea on behalf of the White House to try to allay rising tensions, but has not been asked, the New York Times reported on Sunday.
10/22/2017 5:59:04 PM
Suspect in Munich knife attacks to be placed in psychiatric care

Suspect in Munich knife attacks to be placed in psychiatric care

The main suspect in a series of knife attacks across Munich that left eight people slightly injured will be placed in psychiatric care, a court decided on Sunday.
10/22/2017 5:50:27 PM
Mugabe removed as WHO goodwill envoy after outrage

Mugabe removed as WHO goodwill envoy after outrage

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has been removed as a goodwill ambassador, the World Health Organisation said on Sunday following an outrage among Western donors and rights groups at the appointment.
10/22/2017 5:11:57 PM
Bangladesh braces for likely surge in Rohingya arrivals

Bangladesh braces for likely surge in Rohingya arrivals

Border guards are concerned that the relaxing of a temporary ban on fishing in the Bay of Bengal could see a surge in people-smuggling along the coast as unscrupulous captains return to the seas.
10/22/2017 4:57:57 PM
Abe sweeps to big win in Japan vote

Abe sweeps to big win in Japan vote

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe swept to a comfortable victory in a snap election Sunday, handing him a mandate to harden his already hawkish stance on North Korea ...
10/22/2017 2:24:46 PM
US-backed forces seize major Syria oilfield

US-backed forces seize major Syria oilfield

A US-backed Arab-Kurd alliance announced on Sunday it had retaken one of Syria's largest oilfields from the Islamic State group in the east of country.
10/22/2017 1:58:52 PM
Putin critic Navalny released after 20-day detention

Putin critic Navalny released after 20-day detention

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny said on social media on Sunday he had been released from detention after spending around three weeks in jail.
10/22/2017 1:16:30 PM
Push to protect two of central Asia's rarest species

Push to protect two of central Asia's rarest species

Two of Central Asia's rarest species, Przewalski's Horse and the Gobi Bear, should be protected with stricter conservation measures, experts said ahead of an international conference in Manila.
10/22/2017 1:10:07 PM
Fierce firefight as Philippines' toughest urban war down to last building

Fierce firefight as Philippines' toughest urban war down to last building

Philippine troops were locked in an intense urban firefight on Sunday with the last remnants of a pro-Islamic state alliance, as the army sought to declare an end to the country's biggest internal security crisis in years.
10/22/2017 11:52:27 AM
Pakistani security forces kill eight militants in Karachi

Pakistani security forces kill eight militants in Karachi

Pakistani paramilitary troops have killed eight militants from a group which tried to assassinate an opposition politician in Karachi, officials said Sunday.
10/22/2017 11:44:21 AM
Marquez extends MotoGP lead with Australian win

Marquez extends MotoGP lead with Australian win

Marc Marquez extended his world championship lead to 33 points with a commanding victory in a feisty Australian MotoGP at Phillip Island on Sunday.
10/22/2017 11:27:55 AM
Slovenians vote at presidential election

Slovenians vote at presidential election

Slovenian citizens started voting Sunday in a presidential election in which incumbent head of state Borut Pahor was expected to be re-elected.
10/22/2017 10:25:37 AM
Australia to tighten airport security further after foiled attack

Australia to tighten airport security further after foiled attack

Australia will introduce random searches of workers entering and inside its airports as it increases security after a recent foiled terrorism plot, officials said.
10/22/2017 10:05:54 AM