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Six people missing after Greek floods kill 16 near Athens

Six people missing after Greek floods kill 16 near Athens

The freak flood struck early on Wednesday the towns of Mandra, Nea Peramos and Megara, some 50 kilometres west of Athens.

Kizzire shoots career low 62 to lead OHL Classic

Kizzire shoots career low 62 to lead OHL Classic

Patton Kizzire shot a nine-under-par 62 to grab the first-round lead at the PGA Tour’s OHL Classic on Thursday.

Simeone to complete unfinished business at Atletico Madrid

Simeone to complete unfinished business at Atletico Madrid

Diego Simeone’s love affair with Atletico Madrid is set to continue for another three years after the Argentine renewed his contract till 2020 yesterday.

NZ look at ways to combat fatigue in Rugby Championship

NZ look at ways to combat fatigue in Rugby Championship

All Blacks coach Steve Hansen believes fatigue was a major factor in the team’s performances falling off at the end of 2016 and is looking at ways to prevent it happening in this year’s Rugby Championship.

Al Wajbah Street in Rayyan area closed for works

Al Wajbah Street in Rayyan area closed for works

Ashghal has announced it will close entry and exit from and to Al Wajbah Street at the Al Wajbah Junction, which connects to Al Rayyan Al Jadeed Street, to enable the completion of road and utility upgrade works.

China planning Minmetals, China National Gold merger

China planning Minmetals, China National Gold merger

China is considering a merger between China Minmetals Corp, one of the country’s largest miners and metals traders, and China National Gold Group, as Beijing pushes consolidation of its state-run firms, sources with knowledge of the matter said.

Ooredoo distributes Iftar boxes at Umm Ghuwailina petrol station

Ooredoo distributes Iftar boxes at Umm Ghuwailina petrol station

Ooredoo volunteers recently distributed Iftar boxes to workers and people on their way home from work at a petrol station in Umm Ghuwailina.

Malaysia Airlines bomb threat man had history of mental health issues

Malaysia Airlines bomb threat man had history of mental health issues

The 25-year-old man who threatened to blow up a Malaysia Airlines plane on its way from Melbourne to Kuala Lumpur had a history of mental health problems, Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said yesterday.

Kraft backs out of Unilever bid after hostile reception

Kraft backs out of Unilever bid after hostile reception

Kraft Heinz “amicably agreed” to withdraw Unilever bid; Unilever shares fall 8% after offer fails; Kraft camp had told UK business secretary details of plan

Uber signs deal with Dubai regulator after pricing rows

Uber signs deal with Dubai regulator after pricing rows

Ride-hailing service Uber signed an agreement with Dubai’s transport authorities yesterday to become fully regulated after a series of clashes over pricing and availability.

600,000 risk losing water in Ukraine

600,000 risk losing water in Ukraine

International monitors warned on Friday that around 600,000 impoverished people could be left without water or heat in war-scarred eastern Ukraine this winter.