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Protests rock Iraqi Kurdistan for second day

Protests rock Iraqi Kurdistan for second day

Protesters in Iraqi Kurdistan torched a mayor's office and stormed a ruling party building on Tuesday as anger raged for a second day over the disastrous fallout from an independence vote.

‘Myanmar burned Rohingya villages after refugee deal’

‘Myanmar burned Rohingya villages after refugee deal’

Myanmar’s army burned down dozens of Rohingya homes within days of signing a refugee repatriation deal with Bangladesh, showing the agreement was a mere “public relations stunt”, Human Rights Watch said yesterday.

Australia poised to secure Ashes despite rain

Australia poised to secure Ashes despite rain

‘We’d love to have stayed out there for another today, but we’ll come back tomorrow for the other six’

Celebrating 26 years of Ukraine

Celebrating 26 years of Ukraine

The Embassy of Ukraine in Qatar held a reception to celebrate its 26th Independence Day at Grand Hyatt Doha hotel recently. The event was attended by dignitaries from Qatar, a number of people from diplomatic circles and prominent figures from the Ukrainian expatriate community.

Voting in first phase of Gujarat elections ends

Voting in first phase of Gujarat elections ends

Voting ended yesterday for the first phase of assembly elections in Gujarat, which are considered a high-stake battle for the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) before the 2019 general elections.

Alibaba looking to create retail ‘net’ over all consumers

Alibaba looking to create retail ‘net’ over all consumers

In a small village shop near the eastern Chinese city of Hangzhou, store owner Lu Qiwei uses his smartphone to place orders to refill stocks of instant noodles, rice and drinks.

Russia says it is fully committed to nuclear missile pact

Russia says it is fully committed to nuclear missile pact

Russia said on Saturday it was fully committed to a Cold War-era pact with the United States banning intermediate-range cruise missiles, a day after Washington accused Moscow of violating the treaty.

Australian citizenship crisis widens, more MPs in doubt

Australian citizenship crisis widens, more MPs in doubt

Australia faces a series of by-elections that could topple the government, which trails in opinion polls and has lost its slender majority, in a bizarre citizenship crisis that has engulfed both sides of parliament.

Nations to work ‘towards a pollution-free planet’

Nations to work ‘towards a pollution-free planet’

The world’s nations yesterday vowed to curb plastic and chemical contamination of the air, soil, rivers and oceans, calling for a steep change in how goods are produced and consumed.

Survey predicts close poll battle in Gujarat

Survey predicts close poll battle in Gujarat

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) yesterday dismissed as “wide off the mark” a new opinion polls survey that showed the Congress gaining heavily and fast catching up with the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party in Gujarat as well as closing the gap between the popularity of ....

Belarus arrests suspected ringleader of global cybercrime network

Belarus arrests suspected ringleader of global cybercrime network

One of Eastern Europe's most prolific cyber criminals has been arrested in a joint operation involving Belarus, Germany and the United States that aimed to dismantle a vast computer network used to carry out financial scams, officials said on Tuesday.

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