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World anti-doping body refuses to lift Russia suspension

World anti-doping body refuses to lift Russia suspension

The World Anti-Doping Agency maintained its suspension of Russia on Thursday, raising the spectre of a possible ban from February's Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang.

CMC briefed on urban development planning

CMC briefed on urban development planning

Qatar’s comprehensive urban development plan takes into consideration population growth and development in all fields within the next 20 years, Turki Fahd al-Turki, assistant director of the Urban Planning Department at the Ministry of Municipality and Environment (MME), said yesterday.

Death toll in Vietnam flash floods rises to 89

Death toll in Vietnam flash floods rises to 89

The death toll following flash floods in central Vietnam has risen to 89, authorities said yesterday, with 18 people still missing and 174 others treated for their injuries.

Nadal primed for ‘huge’ Isner test in Beijing quarters

Nadal primed for ‘huge’ Isner test in Beijing quarters

Nadal said he was braced for the “huge” serve of John Isner after Spain’s world number one bulldozed his way into the China Open quarter-finals yesterday.

Women aged 45 and above at greatest risk of breast cancer

Women aged 45 and above at greatest risk of breast cancer

According to the Qatar National Cancer Registry at the Ministry of Public Health, 16.2% of breast cancer cases diagnosed in Qatar are in women aged between 45 and 49 years. Breast cancer is the most common cancer among women in Qatar and the second leading cause of death in women worldwide.

Indonesians arrested over Sumatran tiger poaching

Indonesians arrested over Sumatran tiger poaching

Indonesian authorities have arrested two men on suspicion of poaching Sumatran tigers and seized a skin and bones taken from one of the rare animals, a national park official said Monday.

Marcos buried with military honours at heroes' cemetery

Marcos buried with military honours at heroes' cemetery

Former Philippine dictator Ferdinand Marcos was buried with military honours at a heroes' cemetery in the capital Manila on Friday, almost 30 years after his death in Hawaii, amid protests by human rights groups.

Qatar and Argentine agree to expand co-operation

Qatar and Argentine agree to expand co-operation

HH the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani, at the invitation of Argentine’s President Mauricio Macri, paid an official visit along with a high-level delegation to Argentine on Thursday.

Pillars along Nepal-India border to have GPS

Pillars along Nepal-India border to have GPS

More than 8,000 boundary pillars at the Nepal-India border will have internationally accepted global positioning system...

Brexit casts shadow over markets, says China’s finance minister

Brexit casts shadow over markets, says China’s finance minister

China’s finance minister and leading economists yesterday voiced concerns about Britain’s vote to leave the European Union, with the policymaker saying it has heightened market uncertainty, though some expect a limited impact on the Chinese economy.

Berkshire operating profit falls short; book value rises

Berkshire operating profit falls short; book value rises

Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway on Friday confirmed that its first-quarter profit rose 8%...

O My Salmon!

O My Salmon!

If I was asked to name my favourite fish I will undoubtedly spell Salmon as my favourite to cook and relish.