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He’s a chauvinist, says President Duterte’s sister

He’s a chauvinist, says President Duterte’s sister

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has a problem with women, says the woman who has known him longer than perhaps any other: his sister Jocellyn.

Real Madrid held by Levante as Marcelo sees red

Real Madrid held by Levante as Marcelo sees red

Real Madrid paid for the absence of Cristiano Ronaldo and a series of missed chances by Gareth Bale as they were held 1-1 at home by Levante on Saturday.

Madrid challenges Catalan independence referendum bid

Madrid challenges Catalan independence referendum bid

The Spanish government yesterday asked the country’s top court to nullify a vote in the Catalan parliament over a disputed independence referendum bill.

Transport Minister meets visiting dignitaries

Transport Minister meets visiting dignitaries

HE the Minister of Transport and Communications Jassim Seif Ahmed al-Sulaiti met with Ramin Guluzade, (left), Azerbaijan Minister of Transport, Communications and High Technologies and Moulay Hafid Elalamy, (right), Moroccan Minister of Industry, Investment, Trade and Digital Economy.

IEX plans to nab listings from rivals by charging cheaper, simpler fees

IEX plans to nab listings from rivals by charging cheaper, simpler fees

A year after disrupting the US stock market with a new approach to handling trades, upstart stock exchange operator IEX Group is planning to nab listings from rivals by charging simpler, cheaper fees, Sara Furber, IEX’s head of listings, said in a recent interview.

Britain hoping for record medal haul in Korea Winter Olympics

Britain hoping for record medal haul in Korea Winter Olympics

British athletes are hoping for their best-ever Winter Olympics medal haul in Pyeongchang next February after matching their previous record of four last time around in Sochi.

Aspire hosting aquatics training for people with special needs

Aspire hosting aquatics training for people with special needs

As part of its Corporate Social Responsibility initiative, Aspire Zone Foundation (AZF) is hosting aquatics training sessions comprised of swimming, scuba diving and snorkelling lessons by non-profit Freestyle Aquatics for people with special needs of all ages.

Al Aqsa: Standoff at holy site after metal detectors removed

Al Aqsa: Standoff at holy site after metal detectors removed

A tense standoff was underway between Israel and Muslim worshippers at a Jerusalem holy site Wednesday despite the removal of metal detectors, with concerns of major unrest later this week if a resolution is not found.

Ashghal maintains its safety record

Ashghal maintains its safety record

As part of its commitment to implementing its work zone safety objectives, Ashghal and a joint venture of Al Mohanna Trading & Contracting and Puentes, the project contractor, achieved 4.1mn man-hours without any lost time incident.

England’s Beaumont named player of ICC Women’s World Cup

England’s Beaumont named player of ICC Women’s World Cup

Tamsin Beaumont was named player of the ICC Women’s World Cup after England won its fourth title at Lord’s yesterday.

Marawi standoff enters third month underlining crisis

Marawi standoff enters third month underlining crisis

Two months after militants launched an assault on one of the biggest southern cities in the Philippines, the fighting is dragging on, and President Rodrigo Duterte says he is prepared to wait for a year for it to end.

‘Tamim Al Majd’ mural unveiled at Doha Golf Club

‘Tamim Al Majd’ mural unveiled at Doha Golf Club

A ‘Tamim Al Majd’ mural has been unveiled at Doha Golf Club to express solidarity with His Highness the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani and the country. PICTURE: Nasar T K