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Xi urges restraint over North Korea

Xi urges restraint over North Korea

China’s President Xi Jinping said there needs to be a peaceful resolution to the North Korean nuclear issue, and in a telephone call with US President Donald Trump he urged all sides to avoid words or action that raise tensions.

Failure pangs

Failure pangs

Success has many fathers, failures none. And if you are perceived as haughty in your creativity, then it gets even worse. This lesson is being driven home into Anurag Basu, after the debacle of Jagga Jasoos.

Key role of sport psychology to inspire youth highlighted

Key role of sport psychology to inspire youth highlighted

Save the Dream, a global nonprofit movement established by the International Centre for Sport Security (ICSS) and Qatar Olympic Committee, recently hosted a special symposium at the 14th ISSP World Congress for Sport Psychology, it was announced.

Chinese doctors scramble to 'rescue' ailing Nobel laureate

Chinese doctors scramble to 'rescue' ailing Nobel laureate

A Chinese hospital said on Tuesday it was still scrambling to save terminally-ill Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo, fuelling fears that he could die without getting the freedom urged by foreign governments.

Israeli ex-president and Nobel laureate Peres dies

Israeli ex-president and Nobel laureate Peres dies

Israeli ex-president and Nobel Peace Prize winner Shimon Peres died on Wednesday, some two weeks after suffering a major stroke, triggering an outpouring of grief for the beloved elder statesman.

New Labour members will not vote

New Labour members will not vote

Labour members barred from voting in the party’s upcoming leadership election have dropped their legal challenge.

Chicago Cubs dominate MLB all-star team

Chicago Cubs dominate MLB all-star team

The Chicago Cubs will have all four of their players making up the starting infield for next week’s annual all-star game, Major League Baseball announced on Tuesday.

Changes in store for Philippines

Changes in store for Philippines

Only a few days are left before the new Philippine president, Rodrigo Duterte, takes office and all eyes are on him. The support for him has been felt among Filipinos all over the world, including Qatar, where they are working.

Washington welcomes giant panda cub Bei Bei

Washington welcomes giant panda cub Bei Bei

Washingtonians got their first close-up look yesterday at the giant panda cub Bei Bei, the new star of the National Zoo.

Through the eyes of camera

Through the eyes of camera

I t’s not for nothing that a camera is called a Save button for the mind’s eye. Photo competitions are among the most tried-and-tested...

Sensex declines; rupee weakens

Sensex declines; rupee weakens

India’s rupee fell the most since August, while stocks and bonds retreated, on concern an election defeat for Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s party...

Israel bans Palestinian activists behind Jerusalem shrine protests

Israel bans Palestinian activists behind Jerusalem shrine protests

Israel outlawed two grassroots Palestinian groups involved in vocal protests at a flashpoint Jerusalem shrine ...