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Winter ‘bomb cyclone’ threatens East Coast

Winter ‘bomb cyclone’ threatens East Coast

A rare winter storm hit the US Southeast yesterday, bringing Florida’s capital its first snow in three decades and snarling travel,

Pakistan issues 'last warning' to protesters blocking road

Pakistan issues 'last warning' to protesters blocking road

Hundreds of supporters of the Tehreek-e-Labaik Pakistan party have been blocking the route into Islamabad for nearly 10 days, demanding the minister of law be sacked.

Airport closed in central Philippines after runway accident

Airport closed in central Philippines after runway accident

A Philippine plane carrying more than 180 passengers veered off the runway in Iloilo City in the central Philippines causing the closure of airport operations on Saturday.

Indian cricket board bid to reinstate Sreesanth fixing ban

Indian cricket board bid to reinstate Sreesanth fixing ban

India's cricket board will appeal against a court order that lifted fast bowler Shanthakumaran Sreesanth's life ban for match-fixing, a senior official told AFP on Friday.

Hamza Shahbaz being considered for Punjab chief minister’s post

Hamza Shahbaz being considered for Punjab chief minister’s post

Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif, who is set to succeed his brother at the Centre in less than two months, is looking towards his son, Hamza Shabaz, as his replacement in Punjab so as to keep the position in the family, ...

Cuba drills for own oil as Venezuelan flow falters

Cuba drills for own oil as Venezuelan flow falters

Near the Cuban seaside village of Boca de Camarioca, a giant drill runs into the ground and out to sea, probing for oil.

Bowlers shine as Pakistan fight back against South Africa

Bowlers shine as Pakistan fight back against South Africa

Hasan Ali took three wickets as Pakistan completed a stunning turnaround in the field to restrict South Africa to 219 for eight in their Champions Trophy Group B match at Edgbaston yesterday.

Holocaust remarks drag on Le Pen’s election bid

Holocaust remarks drag on Le Pen’s election bid

France’s war-time past took centre stage in the presidential race yesterday with far-right hopeful Marine Le Pen’s party scrambling to stamp out a controversy over Holocaust remarks while centrist Emmanuel Macron visited the site of a Nazi massacre.

EAA honours 432 students for iEARN-Qatar projects

EAA honours 432 students for iEARN-Qatar projects

The Education Above All (EAA) foundation, through its programme Reach Out to Asia (Rota), held the ‘largest annual’ International Education and Resource Network iEARN-Qatar 2017 Open House at the Education City Student Centre.

Fixing Russia’s growth for economists takes one rouble at a time

Fixing Russia’s growth for economists takes one rouble at a time

The rouble’s “serious weakening,” as forecast by Russia’s Economy Ministry, may be seriously good for growth.

Aid donors pledge $672mn to prevent Lake Chad famine

Aid donors pledge $672mn to prevent Lake Chad famine

Donor countries on Friday pledged $672 million in emergency aid for people threatened by famine after eight years of Boko Haram violence in the Lake Chad region, but the sum is just a fraction of what the UN says is needed.

Champs The Blue Eye, Gazwan to start wide

Champs The Blue Eye, Gazwan to start wide

Last year’s champions in the two million dollar races will start out wide with both The Blue Eye and Gazwan drawing stall 15 for HH The Emir’s Trophy (Gr1) and HH The Emir’s Sword (Gr1 PA) respectively.