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Manushi Chhillar brings Miss World 2017 crown to India after 17 years

Manushi Chhillar brings Miss World 2017 crown to India after 17 years

An Indian medical student was crowned Miss World at a glitzy event in a Chinese resort on Saturday, making her country the joint-most successful in the beauty pageant's history.

UCQ to host Open House event for prospective students, sponsors

UCQ to host Open House event for prospective students, sponsors

The University of Calgary in Qatar (UCQ) has announced that it will host its annual Open House event for prospective students and valued sponsorship partners, Hamad Medical Corporation and Sidra Medicine.

Students learn how to protect intellectual property rights

Students learn how to protect intellectual property rights

The Ministry of Economy and Commerce (MEC) has received a group of students from a local primary school for boys and a secondary school for girls as part of cooperation with the Ministry of Education and Higher Education.

UN to raise issue of torture against Rohingya with ICC

UN to raise issue of torture against Rohingya with ICC

A senior United Nations official said yesterday she would raise the issue of persecution of Myanmar’s Rohingya minority, especially sexual violence and torture, with the International Criminal Court (ICC).

Sun Young-Yoo of Korea takes early LPGA lead

Sun Young-Yoo of Korea takes early LPGA lead

Sun Young-Yoo said that “pretty much everything” worked as the South Korean surged into a one-shot lead after the first round of the Blue Bay LPGA in Hainan yesterday.

Valencia put pressure on Barca, Atletico win

Valencia put pressure on Barca, Atletico win

Valencia swept aside Leganes 3-0 yesterday as they continued their stunning form with an eighth straight win to close to within a point of La Liga leaders Barcelona.

Barzani to step down as Kurdish leader in Iraq

Barzani to step down as Kurdish leader in Iraq

Massoud Barzani, the president of the autonomous Kurdish region in Iraq, told a closed-door session of parliament yesterday he was stepping down amid the fallout from a controversial independence referendum.

Bollywood echoes in Hollywood scandal

Bollywood echoes in Hollywood scandal

The Harvey Weinstein scandal in Hollywood where the movie mogul has been accused of sexually harassing a large number of actresses has had some tangential connections to Bollywood too.

Yankees still can’t solve Keuchel in loss to Astros

Yankees still can’t solve Keuchel in loss to Astros

It was a return to the bad old days of the 2015 American League wild-card game. Or, really, just about any other time the Yankees have faced Houston’s Dallas Keuchel.

Emir congratulates President Macron

Emir congratulates President Macron

His Highness the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani has sent a cable of congratulations to French President Emmanuel Macron on the occasion of his country’s candidate Audrey Azoulay winning the post of the Director-General of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (Un

Albahie announces auction dedicated to ‘Rugs & Carpets’

Albahie announces auction dedicated to ‘Rugs & Carpets’

Albahie Auction House has announced that its ‘Rugs & Carpets’ auction will take place on October 28.

Militants attack checkpoint in Somalia's Puntland, seven dead

Militants attack checkpoint in Somalia's Puntland, seven dead

Al Shabaab militants attacked a checkpoint in Somalia's semi-autonomous Puntland region, killing at least seven people in the early hours of Monday, police said.