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Qatar stresses peaceful use of nuclear power

Qatar stresses peaceful use of nuclear power

Qatar reaffirmed that the peaceful uses of nuclear energy are the key to achieving development, promoting rapprochement among peoples and building a safer world for everyone.

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.

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.

Emir receives Kyrgyzstan message

Emir receives Kyrgyzstan message

His Highness the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani has received a written message from President of the Republic of Kyrgyzstan Almazbek Atambayev, pertaining to bilateral relations and means of boosting them.

Doha Bank launches new benefits to Al Riyada customers

Doha Bank launches new benefits to Al Riyada customers

Doha Bank has announced new exclusive benefits and wealth management solutions to its priority banking Al Riyada customers.

First arrest in Russia probe said to be near

First arrest in Russia probe said to be near

Official Washington was abuzz this weekend over reports that a grand jury has charged at least one person stemming from the US probe of Russia’s attempts to tilt the 2016 presidential elections in Donald Trump’s favour.

Root must ‘con’ players into Ashes mindset: Vaughan

Root must ‘con’ players into Ashes mindset: Vaughan

England captain Joe Root must convince his team they can win in Australia, even if he has to “lie a bit and con” them, says former Ashes-winning skipper Michael Vaughan.

Philippine official praises Qatar's efforts to ensure labour rights

Philippine official praises Qatar's efforts to ensure labour rights

HE the Minister of Administrative Development, Labour and Social Affairs Dr Issa Saad al-Jafali al-Nuaimi met with the visiting Philippine Labour Secretary Silvestre Bello and his accompanying delegation.

2022 World Cup official hits back at criticism

2022 World Cup official hits back at criticism

A senior Qatar World Cup official took to social media on Friday to re-assert that the country will host the 2022 tournament after a critic claimed bookmakers had shortened odds on the event being taken away.

PM: Iraq won’t use army to fight Kurdish citizens

PM: Iraq won’t use army to fight Kurdish citizens

Iraq’s prime minister has denied that an attack on the Kurds was imminent, in a bid to defuse tensions that had prompted Kurdish peshmerga fighters to temporarily seal off road links with the rest of the country.

In defence

In defence

Before the release of Simran, Kangana Ranaut once again opened up the can of worms on the bizarre spat with Hrithik Roshan, where she claimed they had an affair and he said she was delusional.

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.