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‘Happy’ Costa scores on Atletico return in Cup rout

‘Happy’ Costa scores on Atletico return in Cup rout

Diego Costa scored for Atletico Madrid just five minutes into his return as the club cruised to a 4-0 win at Lleida Esportiu in the Spanish Copa Del Rey on Wednesday night.

Air pollution tied to birth defects

Air pollution tied to birth defects

Women who breathe polluted air during the month right before or after they get pregnant may be more likely to have babies with birth defects, a US recent study suggests.

Bayern Munich’s training session in Doha attracts hundreds of fans

Bayern Munich’s training session in Doha attracts hundreds of fans

Aspire Zone’s outdoor football pitches witnessed an influx of local, regional and international football fans as hundreds of keen spectators showed up to watch Bayern Munich’s first open training session yesterday.

Child playing with stove may have started deadly NY fire, mayor says

Child playing with stove may have started deadly NY fire, mayor says

A child playing with a stove may have caused the fire in a New York City apartment building that killed 12 people, including four children, Mayor Bill de Blasio said on Friday.

SC partners with Silatech to provide job opportunities

SC partners with Silatech to provide job opportunities

The Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy (SC) (represented by Josoor Institute) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Silatech, the international social development organisation that works to create jobs and expand economic opportunities for youth in the Arab world.

US tax reform is not all good for small companies, say strategists

US tax reform is not all good for small companies, say strategists

Of all the investing themes that were supposed to go smoothly in the year of a landmark tax cut, owning US small caps looked like the closest thing to a slam dunk.

UBL celebrates QND

UBL celebrates QND

Shahid Amin Sheikh, general manager of United Bank Ltd (UBL), cutting a cake in the presence of staff members at a ceremony held to celebrate Qatar National Day.

Don't sleepwalk into war over N Korea, warns UN boss

Don't sleepwalk into war over N Korea, warns UN boss

Speaking on a visit to Japan, Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said: "The worst possible thing that could happen would be for us all to sleepwalk into a war that might have very dramatic circumstances."

Fergie couldn’t put me off Man City: Guardiola

Fergie couldn’t put me off Man City: Guardiola

Pep Guardiola says Manchester City were always his first-choice club when he decided to come to the Premier League, despite Alex Ferguson’s attempt to lure him to Manchester United.

If they did what the doctor ordered…

If they did what the doctor ordered…

So, you want to reduce your carbon footprint? You might consider improving your diet.

Fire in southern California threatening another city

Fire in southern California threatening another city

A fierce wildfire raged on north of Los Angeles on Sunday, threatening other towns after already charring vast swaths of land, but other blazes were largely contained after burning for days.

Trump faces off with Democrats on impending govt shutdown

Trump faces off with Democrats on impending govt shutdown

President Donald Trump will face off with Democratic leaders of Congress today in a high-stakes White House meeting intended to bridge differences over a spending bill and prevent a government shutdown.