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Fond farewell!

Fond farewell!

Qatari entrepreneur Farhan al-Sayed hosted a farewell party for the outgoing Vietnamese ambassador Nguyen Hoang, and his wife Thi Chau Anh.

BAE to cut almost 2,000 jobs as Eurofighter backlog falls

BAE to cut almost 2,000 jobs as Eurofighter backlog falls

BAE Systems will eliminate almost 2,000 jobs over three years as it struggles to secure new orders for the Eurofighter Typhoon warplane and slims down its naval ships and cyber-security businesses.

England, Germany qualify for Russia

England, Germany qualify for Russia

Harry Kane toed in a 94th-minute winner as England secured their place at next year’s World Cup in Russia with a thoroughly lacklustre 1-0 victory over Slovenia yesterday.

Rabada main second Test threat to Bangladesh

Rabada main second Test threat to Bangladesh

Having failed to take advantage of favourable first Test conditions, the Bangladesh batsmen have a chance to make amends against the least experienced bowling line-up South Africa have fielded in many years.

Even suicide blast can’t stop rising Afghan star

Even suicide blast can’t stop rising Afghan star

Such is Rashid Khan’s popularity that even a suicide blast at Kabul’s main cricket stadium couldn’t keep his fans away — and the teenager is now eyeing the sport’s big prizes as his international profile grows.

Veteran stage, film actor Tom Alter dead at 67

Veteran stage, film actor Tom Alter dead at 67

Veteran actor Tom Alter, who was well known in the theatre circuit and film industry breathed his last on Friday night.

Merkel tries to build coalition after vote that puts far right in parliament

Merkel tries to build coalition after vote that puts far right in parliament

Germany's Angela Merkel began the tough task of trying to build a government on Monday after securing a fourth term as chancellor, urging the centre-left Social Democrats ...

Call for more focus on Alzheimer’s research

Call for more focus on Alzheimer’s research

The World Innovation Summit for Health (WISH), an initiative of Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development,...

China says N Korean quake 'suspected explosion', S.Korea says likely natural

China says N Korean quake 'suspected explosion', S.Korea says likely natural

China's earthquake administration said on Saturday it had detected a magnitude 3.4 earthquake in North Korea that was a ‘suspected explosion’, raising fears the isolated state ...

Al-Marri renews call to probe human rights violations

Al-Marri renews call to probe human rights violations

Dr. Ali bin Smaikh al-Marri also urged direct meetings with the victims to listen to their complaints, and document their psychological, material and moral damage they suffered.

Redknapp accepts managerial career all but over

Redknapp accepts managerial career all but over

Harry Redknapp believes his sacking as manager of second-tier Birmingham City will finally bring the curtain down on his long career.

Japan, India agree to deepen defence ties

Japan, India agree to deepen defence ties

The leaders of India and Japan agreed yesterday to deepen defence ties and push for more cooperation with Australia and the United States, as they seek to counter growing Chinese influence across Asia.