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Egyptians brace for hard times amid austerity measures

Egyptians brace for hard times amid austerity measures

Egyptians are looking at a period of hardship as the government unrolls austerity measures including a floating pound that has drastically depreciated the currency and raised prices, analysts say.

Suicide bombers strike in two Iraqi cities, killing 11

Suicide bombers strike in two Iraqi cities, killing 11

A suicide attacker detonated an ambulance packed with explosives in Tikrit on Sunday, killing nine people at the southern entrance to the city, police and hospital sources said.

More median barriers needed to make Qatar roads safer

More median barriers needed to make Qatar roads safer

More roads across Qatar need median barriers to enhance road traffic and pedestrian safety, a senior Ashghal official suggested on Tuesday at Qatar Transport Safety Forum.

Hasina rules out mid-term poll

Hasina rules out mid-term poll

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday ruled out the possibility of any mid-term election in Bangladesh, questioning the necessity of such polls.

Dortmund rout Wolfsburg to go top in Germany

Dortmund rout Wolfsburg to go top in Germany

Bad night for Wolfsburg, who have won once in four games, and Mario Gomez

BB officials to visit Manila to seek recovery of heist money

BB officials to visit Manila to seek recovery of heist money

Officials from the Bangladesh central bank are visiting Manila this week to pressure the authorities in the Philippines...

Bongo? Name change mooted for Indian state

Bongo? Name change mooted for Indian state

Fed up with having to speak last, or not at all, at meetings of Indian regional leaders, the chief minister of West Bengal wants to ditch the state's first name so that she can get her say.

Al Shahania’s Rawah wins Prix Nefta for second straight year

Al Shahania’s Rawah wins Prix Nefta for second straight year

HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Khalifa al-Thani-owned Rawah won the Prix Nefta (Gr2 PA) at Bordeaux on Monday.

Sharks on the brink as Blues beaten

Sharks on the brink as Blues beaten

The San Jose Sharks moved to within one win of the Stanley Cup finals on Monday after beating the St. Louis Blues 6-3 to take control of their Western Conference series.

Federer out for month after knee surgery

Federer out for month after knee surgery

Seventeen-time Grand Slam winner Roger Federer underwent “successful” surgery on his knee yesterday and will be ruled out of action for one month, his agent said.

Thousands of Palestinians attend Hebron funeral for slain fighters

Thousands of Palestinians attend Hebron funeral for slain fighters

Thousands of Palestinians gathered yesterday in Hebron to bury 14 men whose bodies had been held by Israel after being killed carrying out attacks.

Car bomb kills three people in centre of Somali capital

Car bomb kills three people in centre of Somali capital

A car bomb exploded on a busy street in the Somali capital Mogadishu, killing at least three people and wounding at least eight, police said.