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Winners of prayer rug design contest awarded

Winners of prayer rug design contest awarded

The libraries of Virginia Commonwealth University School of the Arts in Qatar (VCUarts Qatar) have announced the winners of the Modern Prayer Rug Design competition.

Emir greets leader of Trinidad and  Tobago

Emir greets leader of Trinidad and Tobago

His Highness the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani, His Highness the Deputy Emir Sheikh Abdullah bin Hamad al-Thani and HE the Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa al-Thani have sent cables of congratulations to the President of Trinidad and Tobago Anthon

Spain suspect admits plan for bigger attack

Spain suspect admits plan for bigger attack

A suspected member of the terror cell that unleashed carnage in Spain last week admitted to a judge yesterday that the religious extremists had planned to hit monuments in an even bigger attack.

Neymar’s world record PSG move imminent

Neymar’s world record PSG move imminent

Neymar could be presented as a Paris Saint-Germain player as early as this weekend for a world record fee as Barcelona admitted defeat in convincing the Brazilian to stay at the Camp Nou yesterday.

Pell denies abuse charges

Pell denies abuse charges

Vatican finance chief Cardinal George Pell, a top adviser to Pope Francis, yesterday denied all charges of historical sexual abuse at his first appearance in an Australian court over the allegations.

Japan plots delay to balancing budget without spooking markets

Japan plots delay to balancing budget without spooking markets

Japanese Premier Shinzo Abe is looking to quietly ditch a pledge to balance the budget by fiscal 2020 in favour of a looser debt-to-GDP ratio target, a move that gives him a free hand to delay again an unpopular sales tax hike, government sources say.

Abdulrahman al-Nasr wins gold in Asian Youth Sailing

Abdulrahman al-Nasr wins gold in Asian Youth Sailing

Qatar’s Abdulrahman Khalid al-Nasr (left) won gold in the ASAF Youth Sailing Cup final yesterday.

Former Australian PMs' phone numbers accidentally published online

Former Australian PMs' phone numbers accidentally published online

The phone numbers of hundreds of Australian politicians, including former prime ministers Julia Gillard and John Howard, were available online for more than three months after an administrative error, media reported.

Wild’s three goals lead to 6-2 romp over Penguins

Wild’s three goals lead to 6-2 romp over Penguins

Finally, the floodgates opened. Disregarding the empty-net goal the Wild scored Wednesday against Winnipeg, the Wild hadn’t scored more than two goals in a game with an actual goaltender in net since the last time the team faced the Pittsburgh Penguins on Nov. 10.

Katara jazz festival starts tomorrow

Katara jazz festival starts tomorrow

Katara – the Cultural Village has partnered with nine embassies in Doha to host the third edition of Katara European Jazz Festival starting tomorrow.

Envoy says US wants to stay in south Philippines

Envoy says US wants to stay in south Philippines

The United States wants to remain involved in the campaign to quell militancy in the southern Philippines, its ambassador to Manila said yesterday after President Rodrigo Duterte threatened to kick out American forces.

Bird flu scare

Bird flu scare

Employees wearing masks walk inside the Deer Park, which has been temporarily closed to visitors as a precautionary measure amid a bird flu scare, in New Delhi yesterday.