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Gen Raheel to speak at World Economic Forum

Gen Raheel to speak at World Economic Forum

Former Pakistani army chief General (retd) Raheel Sharif will speak at the four-day annual meeting of World Economic Forum in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland.

Champs Rayyan hammer four past Sailiya

Champs Rayyan hammer four past Sailiya

Al Rayyan brushed aside Al Sailiya by an impressive 4-0 scoreline last evening. Rayyan captain Rodrigo Tabata grabbed a brace to ensure it was a comfortable evening’s work for the reigning QSL champions, who looked far superior than opponents Al Sailiya.

Sterling flash crash had no single driver; no data to suggest market abuse

Sterling flash crash had no single driver; no data to suggest market abuse

There is little if any data to support suggestions that traders may have deliberately spurred October’s flash crash in sterling, a Bank for International Settlements report said yesterday, pointing instead to a range of structural factors.

Cabinet nod for panel to host sports tournaments

Cabinet nod for panel to host sports tournaments

Imparting a fillip to Qatar’s vision to become a global sport hub, the Cabinet on Wednesday approved a draft decision to form an organising committee for hosting regional and international sport activities and events.

Hearing on Jammeh’s poll challenge delayed

Hearing on Jammeh’s poll challenge delayed

African judges due to help Gambia’s Supreme Court hear a challenge by President Yahya Jammeh’s electoral defeat last December failed to show up yesterday, forcing the chief justice to adjourn the session.

APO-QAA marks the ninety-first anniversary of Alpha Phi Omega

APO-QAA marks the ninety-first anniversary of Alpha Phi Omega

Be a leader. Be a friend. Be of service. For the coeducational, national service organisation Alpha Phi Omega (APO), these are the building blocks and key rules that guide their members in college and in life.

China FX reserves fall for 6th month, near $3tn level in Dec

China FX reserves fall for 6th month, near $3tn level in Dec

China’s foreign exchange reserves fell to near six-year lows in December, but held just above the critical $3tn level, as authorities stepped in to support the weakening yuan ahead of US president-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration.

Syria aircraft strike rebels near water source

Syria aircraft strike rebels near water source

Syrian government aircraft bombed a rebel-held district that is the capital's main water source on Friday as the rival sides traded blame over a cut to mains supplies, a monitor said.

I’m not going anywhere just yet, says Guardiola

I’m not going anywhere just yet, says Guardiola

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola denied yesterday that he was already planning his retirement at age 45, after saying that he was “arriving at the end” of his career.

Emir meets El Salvador envoy

Emir meets El Salvador envoy

HH the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani met the outgoing ambassador of El Salvador to Qatar Guillermo Rubio Funes at the Emiri Diwan yesterday.

European stock markets drift as traders await Fed rate move

European stock markets drift as traders await Fed rate move

European stock markets drifted yesterday as traders awaited clues from the Federal Reserve on the outlook for US interest rates.

Al-Nuaimi meets Tanzanian minister

Al-Nuaimi meets Tanzanian minister

HE the Minister for Administrative Development and Labour and Social Affairs Dr Issa Saad al-Juffali al-Nuaimi met in Doha yesterday with Tanzania’s Minister of Labour and Employment Modelana C Casteko and her accompanying delegation.