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Nadal beats Goffin to reach final

Nadal beats Goffin to reach final

Rafael Nadal beat David Goffin 6-3, 6-1 yesterday in a controversial semi-final at the Monte Carlo Masters to put himself on the brink of a 10th title at the clay court showpiece.

Sensex ends lower; rupee weakens

Sensex ends lower; rupee weakens

The benchmark Sensex frittered away a good start to finish 57 points lower yesterday, with investors choosing to book profits amid mixed global cues.

Harden outshines Westbrook to power Rockets

Harden outshines Westbrook to power Rockets

James Harden scored 37 points as the Houston Rockets routed Russell Westbrook and the Oklahoma City Thunder 118-87 in the opening game of their NBA playoff series on Sunday.

Duterte: We will honour contracts with foreign countries

Duterte: We will honour contracts with foreign countries

With more than $670mn in committed investments from Qatar and Saudi Arabia, President Rodrigo R Duterte has assured Qatari investors that the Philippine government “will honour” its contracts and obligations ...

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An Iranian couple arrive to register their candidacies for the upcoming presidential elections at the ministry of interior in Tehran yesterday.

Doha passenger jailed, fined for onboard uproar

Doha passenger jailed, fined for onboard uproar

The Court of Appeal has upheld the ruling of a lower court against a Moroccan man, sentencing him to seven months in jail and a fine of QR23,000 for creating trouble on a passenger aircraft while coming to Doha.

Thai police arrest woman over alleged travel scam

Thai police arrest woman over alleged travel scam

Thai police have arrested a woman who is accused of cheating more than 1,000 people who were left stranded at Bangkok's main airport this week, media said.

Seve was there for me, says Garcia

Seve was there for me, says Garcia

Sergio Garcia, who captured his greatest victory in 20 years of major golf yesterday by winning the Masters, said he felt the presence of the late Seve Ballesteros helping pull him through.

Fresh Gaza protests over civil service pay cuts

Fresh Gaza protests over civil service pay cuts

Fresh protests against civil service pay cuts broke out in Gaza yesterday, as pressure builds on Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas to tackle the crisis.

Singapore slashes jail term for showbiz pastor

Singapore slashes jail term for showbiz pastor

The head of a wealthy Singaporean Christian church who spent $35mn in congregation funds on a failed bid to promote his wife's music career had his jail term slashed on appeal on Friday.

Aspire Academy U-13 team emerges triumphant

Aspire Academy U-13 team emerges triumphant

Aspire Academy’s under-13 football team emerged victorious last week against Atletico Madrid of Spain and Eintracht Frankfurt of Germany in the latest edition of the Academy’s Tri-Series tournament.

Two Qatar mobile apps win top award

Two Qatar mobile apps win top award

Two mobile apps from Qatar were among the 40 winners selected from 451 nominations for the World Summit Award, the Ministry of Transport and Communications (MoTC) said in a statement.