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Mortar attack kills three in Afghanistan on I-Day

Mortar attack kills three in Afghanistan on I-Day

At least three Afghans were killed and 49 injured yesterday in a mortar attack in the country’s eastern province bordering Pakistan during the country’s Independence Day celebrations, officials said.

The wonders of solitude

The wonders of solitude

The sound of stone and gravel crushing under tyres signalled my escape was at hand. The small lot sat empty, as it usually is, and the trailhead stood in front of me, waiting patiently as it always does.

Saudi to open stock market wider to foreigners next month

Saudi to open stock market wider to foreigners next month

Saudi Arabia will ease restrictions on foreign investment in its securities markets next month, sooner than previously indicated, in an effort to attract more institutional money into its bourse, the regulator said.

 Commercial Bank, QDB sign deal to support SMEs

Commercial Bank, QDB sign deal to support SMEs

Qatar Development Bank (QDB) has inked agreement with Commercial Bank for its ‘Al Dhameen portfolio’ programme to support further expansion of small and medium enterprises...

Slain blogger’s widow voices fury at police

Slain blogger’s widow voices fury at police

The widow of an American atheist blogger who was murdered in Bangladesh last month accused police yesterday ...

Canadiens continue winning streak

Canadiens continue winning streak

The Montreal Canadiens defeated the Pittsburgh Penguins 4-1 to extend their winning streak to six games at the National Hockey League on Saturday.

One suicide committed every 40 seconds: WHO

One suicide committed every 40 seconds: WHO

One person commits suicide every 40 seconds – more than all the yearly victims of wars and natural disaster – with the highest toll among the elderly...

Al Khaliji second quarter net up 37% to QR149.6mn

Al Khaliji second quarter net up 37% to QR149.6mn

Al Khaliji bank has posted a second quarter (Q2, 2014) net profit of QR149.6mn

IAF working committee formed

IAF working committee formed

The International Artist Forum (IAF) of Qatar chose its new working committee at a programme held here recently.

Arrest fails to solve Alps murder mystery

Arrest fails to solve Alps murder mystery

Hopes of a breakthrough in the mysterious 2012 murders of a British-Iraqi family and a cyclist in the French Alps were dashed yesterday as officials ...

Top youth players attend Nike camp at Aspire

Top youth players attend Nike camp at Aspire

Aspire Academy hosted some of Asia’s top young footballers in Doha last week as part of the Nike All Asia Football Camp in training...

Advisers urge Rousseff to cancel America visit

Advisers urge Rousseff to cancel America visit

Top advisers to Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff are urging her to cancel her planned state visit to the White House next month.