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No more migrant ‘Jungle’ camps, Macron pledges

No more migrant ‘Jungle’ camps, Macron pledges

President Emmanuel Macron has vowed that France would no longer allow migrant camps like the notorious “Jungle” in Calais as he defended a tougher line on immigration that has attracted sharp criticism from some of his allies.

France seeks support of Lanka for Expo 2025 bid

France seeks support of Lanka for Expo 2025 bid

The head of France’s bid to host the 2025 World Expo held talks with Sri Lankan leaders in a bid to secure their support.

Five cities set to welcome New Year without a bang

Five cities set to welcome New Year without a bang

Some cities in the southern part of Metro Manila will usher in the New Year without a bang as the Philippine National Police vowed to strictly implement Executive Order 28 that regulates the use of firecrackers and pyrotechnic devices.

Students attend workshops at Second Mahaseel Festival

Students attend workshops at Second Mahaseel Festival

A large number of students from various schools in Doha, including persons with disabilities (PWDs) from Al Shafallah Centre, took part in an educational tour at the second Mahaseel Festival, taking place at the southern area of Katara – the Cultural Village.

Libya is said to keep oil flow stable in line with Opec deal

Libya is said to keep oil flow stable in line with Opec deal

Libya, which has been stepping up efforts to boost oil output, is now in a position to help curb a global crude glut with its plan to maintain production at current levels until the end of next year.

Myanmar forces may be guilty of genocide: UN

Myanmar forces may be guilty of genocide: UN

Myanmar’s security forces may be guilty of genocide against the Rohingya Muslim minority, the United Nations’ top human rights official said yesterday, adding that more were fleeing despite an agreement between Myanmar and Bangladesh to send them home.

Storm alert in Tamil Nadu and Kerala as four people die

Storm alert in Tamil Nadu and Kerala as four people die

Southern Kerala was lashed by heavy rain and strong winds yesterday leaving trees uprooted at several places in Thiruvananthapuram and Kollam districts and bringing traffic chaos.

Ishant’s resurgence welcome news for India’s pace stocks

Ishant’s resurgence welcome news for India’s pace stocks

Ishant’s match haul of 5-80 was described by Kohli as the standout performance

Trudeau charms Manila, orders takeaway meal

Trudeau charms Manila, orders takeaway meal

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau hopped from one table to the next, chatted with people and posed for selfies yesterday at a fastfood chain store in Manila, charming residents of the Philippines capital for the second time in two years.

Vodafone Qatar delivers iPhone X to customers

Vodafone Qatar delivers iPhone X to customers

Vodafone Qatar launched on Friday the iPhone X after an unprecedented demand that saw the smartphone sell out in less than two hours at the opening of pre-orders on October 27.

Family guy Rea eyes another record under Losail floodlights

Family guy Rea eyes another record under Losail floodlights

Jonathan Rea had to wait for seven years to win his maiden World Superbike championship (WSBK) title.

Lanka scraps medical college amid protests

Lanka scraps medical college amid protests

Sri Lanka announced yesterday the closure of a private medical college at the centre of a long-running controversy over teaching standards.