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Johnson calls Labour leader a ‘mugwump’

Johnson calls Labour leader a ‘mugwump’

Boris Johnson has made his first intervention in the election campaign to accuse Jeremy Corbyn of being a security threat and not just a “mutton-headed old mugwump”.

Venezuelans block roads in anti-Maduro protests

Venezuelans block roads in anti-Maduro protests

Venezuelans erected barricades with garbage and even bathtubs yesterday and snarled traffic with mass “sit-ins” along major thoroughfares to press their demand for early elections as anti-government protests entered a fourth week.

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.

Pakistan police arrest 22 in 'blasphemy' mob killing

Pakistan police arrest 22 in 'blasphemy' mob killing

Pakistan police announced Monday they had arrested 22 people after the lynching of a university student accused of blasphemy, but observers said there was little hope authorities would secure convictions.

Scientific conference on  social responsibility opens at QNCC

Scientific conference on social responsibility opens at QNCC

The second International Scientific Conference on Social Responsibility was inaugurated at the Qatar National Convention Centre yesterday.

REGISTRATIONS OPEN

REGISTRATIONS OPEN

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.

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.

Qatar Superstock, Qatar Touring Car Championship at Losail this weekend

Qatar Superstock, Qatar Touring Car Championship at Losail this weekend

The fourth round of Qatar Superstock 600 and third round Qatar Touring Car Championship will take place this weekend at the Losail International Circuit.

Little trouble as Topsy Turvy clinches Mesaimeer Cup

Little trouble as Topsy Turvy clinches Mesaimeer Cup

Ibrahim al-Malki-trained Topsy Turvy had a fine strike rate in Qatar, winning five times in 11 starts coming into yesterday’s feature race at the Qatar Racing and Equestrian Club.