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China's Tingting takes world beam gold, Biles bronze

China's Tingting takes world beam gold, Biles bronze

Chinese teenage gymnast Liu Tingting was the surprise winner in the beam competition at the world gymnastics championships in Doha on Saturday, pushing Simone Biles into the bronze medal position.

World needs to rethink Syria strategy, says FM

World needs to rethink Syria strategy, says FM

Qatar has called on the international community to reconsider the strategy for dealing with the Syrian crisis in order to find a peaceful solution that would end the suffering of the Syrian people.

Bilodid makes judo history as world's youngest champion

Bilodid makes judo history as world's youngest champion

Daria Bilodid of Ukraine made judo history on Thursday by becoming the youngest world champion at the age of 17.

World stocks under pressure as US announces steep tariffs

World stocks under pressure as US announces steep tariffs

World stocks jittered Thursday as fears returned of a global trade war sparked by US tariffs, just after global equities had started to recover from concerns over a fresh eurozone crisis.

World awaits Trump Iran deal decision as backers prepare for worst

World awaits Trump Iran deal decision as backers prepare for worst

US President Donald Trump is expected to announce Tuesday whether he will scrap a 2015 nuclear deal designed to put limits on Iran's nuclear programmes.

Qatar e-accessibility reach best in the world

Qatar e-accessibility reach best in the world

The rate of e-Accessibility in Qatar has reached 91%, thus becoming the first among Arab and regional countries and the best in the world, HE the Minister of Transport and Communications Jassim Seif Ahmed al-Sulaiti said ...

China warns US not to open Pandora's Box, unleash trade ills on world

China warns US not to open Pandora's Box, unleash trade ills on world

China warned the United States on Thursday not to open Pandora's Box and spark a flurry of protectionist practices across the globe, even as Beijing pointed to US goods ...

US teen Chen hits record six quads to win world gold

US teen Chen hits record six quads to win world gold

American quad-jumping prodigy Nathan Chen hit a record six quads to win men's gold in the world figure skating championships on Saturday.

World's last male northern white rhino dies in Kenya

World's last male northern white rhino dies in Kenya

The world's last male northern white rhino has died, the Kenyan conservancy taking care of it said, leaving only two females of its subspecies alive in the world. Ol Pejeta Conservancy said ...

'Nobody should be forcibly returned to Libya': HRW chief

'Nobody should be forcibly returned to Libya': HRW chief

European authorities should not be sending migrants trying to reach the continent back to Libya until the security situation there has stabilised, the chief of Human Rights Watch said.

65 journalists and media workers killed globally in 2017: RSF

65 journalists and media workers killed globally in 2017: RSF

Sixty-five journalists and media workers were killed worldwide in 2017, according to annual figures published by Reporters Without Borders (RSF) on Tuesday.

Attacks targeted more countries in 2016 but fewer killed: report

Attacks targeted more countries in 2016 but fewer killed: report

The number of people killed in extremist attacks declined for the second successive year in 2016 but more countries were affected, according to the Global Terrorism Index (GTI) released Wednesday.