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Ducks’ power-play clicks in victory over Canucks 4-1

Ducks’ power-play clicks in victory over Canucks 4-1

The Anaheim Ducks can breath easy. Their four-game losing streak is over. And the power play finally broke out of its season-long slump in a massive way.

Vietnam vet thwarted in efforts to meet draft-dodging Trump

Vietnam vet thwarted in efforts to meet draft-dodging Trump

US war veteran Mark O’Connor raced across Danang on a motorbike yesterday hoping to come face-to-face with Donald Trump, a president who dodged the war-era draft but whose politics have won fast fans among some former soldiers for “making America great again”.

Magar Society celebrates the festivals of Dipawali and Hurra

Magar Society celebrates the festivals of Dipawali and Hurra

Magar Society recently organised a programme to celebrate Dipawali, the festival of lights, and Hurra, festival of dance.

Knife attacker  arrested near Tunis parliament

Knife attacker arrested near Tunis parliament

A suspected militant was arrested on Wednesday after wounding two policemen in a knife attack near the parliament building in Tunis, Tunisia's interior ministry said.

Seminar mulls blockade through prism of international relations

Seminar mulls blockade through prism of international relations

The Department of International Affairs at Qatar University College of Arts and Sciences (QU-CAS) organised yesterday a symposium on “The Siege from the Perspective of International Relations.” which gave an overview of Gulf Co-operation Council (GCC) and its objectives.

Newspapers: Emir's tour a success for Qatari Diplomacy

Newspapers: Emir's tour a success for Qatari Diplomacy

Qatari daily newspapers underlined that HH the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani's European tour, which included Turkey, Germany and France, affirmed the success of Qatari diplomacy ...

Tsvangirai admitted to hospital

Tsvangirai admitted to hospital

Zimbabwe’s main opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai has been hospitalised in South Africa after his health deteriorated, a senior party official told AFP yesterday, though a spokesman said his condition was stable.

US actor Harry Dean Stanton dead at 91

US actor Harry Dean Stanton dead at 91

Harry Dean Stanton, whose grizzled looks and acclaimed acting talent earned him a prolific Hollywood career playing mainly supporting roles, died at a Los Angeles hospital on Friday. He was 91 years old.

Chinese banks extend $166.5bn in new loans

Chinese banks extend $166.5bn in new loans

Chinese banks extended more credit than expected in August, buoyed by demand from home buyers and companies, but there are signs that credit growth may have reached a peak as tighter monetary conditions filter into the broader economy.

Slumping dollar is turning China’s yuan into surprise haven

Slumping dollar is turning China’s yuan into surprise haven

Two years after Chinese policy makers devalued the yuan, an act that torpedoed global markets, traders are starting to view the currency as a sure bet.

Hamas leader hails Iranian military support

Hamas leader hails Iranian military support

In a rare meeting with a small number of journalists, Yahya al-Sinwar said Iran was "the biggest supporter" of Hamas's military wing, the Ezzedine al-Qassam Brigades.

Jailed German nurse suspected of 84 further murders

Jailed German nurse suspected of 84 further murders

A former German nurse serving a life sentence for murdering patients is suspected of killing 84 further people by injecting them with heart medication, investigators said Monday.