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Astrologers hold sway over political leaders in Nepal

Astrologers hold sway over political leaders in Nepal

Nepal’s prime minister is confident his party will win a general election being held this month - because his astrologer told him.

US soccer chief Gulati to step down

US soccer chief Gulati to step down

United States Soccer Federation chief Sunil Gulati said Monday he will not seek re-election next year as the fallout from the USA’s failure to qualify for the World Cup claimed another victim.

President Trump skips top awards ceremony

President Trump skips top awards ceremony

The Kennedy Center Honors celebrated a star-studded group of artists and performers Sunday in a gala that took on decidedly political overtones with the presidential box sitting conspicuously empty.

Colombia congress clears tribunals for ex-Farc rebels

Colombia congress clears tribunals for ex-Farc rebels

Colombia’s lower house of congress has backed a bill to regulate transitional justice under the nation’s peace deal with Marxist Farc rebels, including special tribunals that will try guerrilla leaders for war crimes.

Connecting the dots

Connecting the dots

Chimpanzees adjust their warning calls if they think a fellow primate hasn’t picked up on a nearby threat, a new study finds.

Ajyal film festival gets backing of leading entities

Ajyal film festival gets backing of leading entities

Leading public and private sector entities have confirmed their support for the fifth Ajyal Youth Film Festival, organised by the Doha Film Institute (DFI) from November 29 to December 4 at Katara Cultural Village.

Yemen port, airport to reopen to aid: Saudi-led coalition

Yemen port, airport to reopen to aid: Saudi-led coalition

The coalition said it would reopen Hodeida port to receive "urgent humanitarian and relief materials" and Sanaa airport to UN aircraft from midday on Thursday.

FM opens Arab Cultural Centre in Berlin

FM opens Arab Cultural Centre in Berlin

HE Qatar’s Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohamed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani opened the Arab Cultural Centre “Al Diwan” in the German capital of Berlin yesterday, aiming at spreading the Arab culture in the framework of the Qatar-Germany Year of Culture.

UN climate envoys agree on way forward, despite Trump

UN climate envoys agree on way forward, despite Trump

Negotiations to bolster the climate-saving Paris Agreement, crafted over two decades, closed in Bonn Saturday, deflated but not derailed by Donald Trump's rejection of the treaty and defence of fossil fuels.

Three shot dead in clashes as Kenyan opposition leader returns

Three shot dead in clashes as Kenyan opposition leader returns

Raila Odinga won an unprecedented court victory overturning the result of the August 8 presidential poll, leading to a rerun last month that he then boycotted.

Social Security: How did they do it without computers?

Social Security: How did they do it without computers?

More than 85% of American homes have some sort of computer. Millions of people rely on computers daily to access, formulate, and store information.

‘Qatar responded with maturity in Gulf crisis’

‘Qatar responded with maturity in Gulf crisis’

Qatar has maintained a moral high ground over the last six months of the siege, ensuring that people living in the blockading countries are not harmed by the crisis, Ministry of Interior's senior project manager Khalifa Khan told Qatar Urdu Radio’s live show Haqeeqat.