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Strength-based exercises may help you live longer

Strength-based exercises may help you live longer

Do you want to stay fit and longer? Daily push-ups and sit-ups may add a few extra years to your lifespan, reveals new research.

QFI launches partnership with Columbia University

QFI launches partnership with Columbia University

Qatar Foundation International (QFI) has launched a new partnership with Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health sponsoring a research project to assess the mental health and psychosocial needs of Arabic-speaking immigrant and refugee adolescents aged 13-17 who attend school.

Valencia put pressure on Barca, Atletico win

Valencia put pressure on Barca, Atletico win

Valencia swept aside Leganes 3-0 yesterday as they continued their stunning form with an eighth straight win to close to within a point of La Liga leaders Barcelona.

James pours in 57 as Cavaliers topple Wizards

James pours in 57 as Cavaliers topple Wizards

Four-time league MVP LeBron James poured in 57 points for the second-best scoring performance of his career as the Cleveland Cavaliers busted out of a slump with a 130-122 win over the Washington Wizards.

Ousted Catalan leader calls for united front for independence

Ousted Catalan leader calls for united front for independence

Ousted Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont called on Saturday for a united political front in the Dec. 21 election to continue the drive for independence from Spain and to protest against the imprisonment of former members of the regional government.

South Korea spy agency sees signs of planned new missile test by North

South Korea spy agency sees signs of planned new missile test by North

North Korea may be planning a new missile test, South Korea's spy agency told lawmakers on Thursday, after brisk activity was spotted at its research facilities, just days before US President Donald Trump visits Seoul.

Sensex closes at record high; rupee strengthens to 64.60

Sensex closes at record high; rupee strengthens to 64.60

Markets cheered India leapfrogging on the World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business rankings as the Nifty closed above 10,400 for the first time and the Sensex shot up 387 points to a record yesterday.

Westbrook claims bragging rights in marquee matchup

Westbrook claims bragging rights in marquee matchup

Giannis Antetokounmpo led all scorers with 28 points but reigning NBA MVP Russell Westbrook claimed bragging rights as the Oklahoma City Thunder thumped the Milwaukee Bucks 110-91 on Tuesday night.

QSE sees marginal gains despite strong buying interests

QSE sees marginal gains despite strong buying interests

The Qatar Stock Exchange on Wednesday witnessed marginal gains despite strong buying interests of foreign institutions.

Fuel tanker explosion kills eight in Afghan city: officials

Fuel tanker explosion kills eight in Afghan city: officials

At least eight people were killed after a bomb attached to a fuel tanker exploded in a city in northern Afghanistan, officials said Wednesday, in the latest attack to hit the country.

Malaysia probes reported leak of 46mn mobile users' data

Malaysia probes reported leak of 46mn mobile users' data

The massive data breach, believed to affect almost the entire population of Malaysia, was first reported last month by Lowyat.net, a local technology news website.

Turkish activist charged with trying to overthrow government

Turkish activist charged with trying to overthrow government

Prominent Turkish rights activist and businessman Osman Kavala has been jailed pending trial, charged with seeking to overthrow the government, state-run Anadolu news agency reported on Wednesday.