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Olympic flame stops in Seoul on journey to Pyeongchang

Olympic flame stops in Seoul on journey to Pyeongchang

Cheering crowds welcomed the Olympic flame to a freezing Seoul on Saturday, where the torch will be paraded for four days before making its way to Pyeongchang for the start of the Winter Games.

Second UAE military jet violates Qatar’s airspace

Second UAE military jet violates Qatar’s airspace

The State of Qatar has sent two messages to the UN Secretary-General and to the President of the Security Council on a UAE military airliner flying from the airspace of the United Arab Emirates to the Kingdom of Bahrain, violating Qatar’s airspace at 10:10am on Wednesday, January 3, 2018.

S Korea proposes joint march with North at Olympics

S Korea proposes joint march with North at Olympics

South Korea has proposed marching together with North Korea at next month’s Winter Olympics opening ceremony and also forming a joint women’s ice hockey team, a government minister said yesterday.

Darfur refugee team meets with Save the Dream

Darfur refugee team meets with Save the Dream

The Darfur refugee football team visited the International Centre for Sport Security headquarters in Doha this week to meet with senior officials and international experts from Save the Dream – the global non-profit movement that aims to promote and protect sports values in young people around the w

Soldiers loot arms, burn base in Ivory Coast’s second city

Soldiers loot arms, burn base in Ivory Coast’s second city

Soldiers in Ivory Coast’s second largest city looted weapons from the base of a rival elite military unit before setting it on fire during an overnight clash, leaders of the faction that carried out the raid said yesterday.

Qatar Re gets nod to open branch in London

Qatar Re gets nod to open branch in London

Qatar Re, the reinsurance arm of the Qatar Insurance Company group, has received approvals from the regulators to open a branch in London.

Qatar budget focuses on stability, support for diversification: SAK

Qatar budget focuses on stability, support for diversification: SAK

Qatar’s 2018 budget focuses on strengthening stability, developing prudent financial performance, and providing support for the economic diversification strategy it started earlier on, SAK Real Estate has said in its latest monthly report.

Cheque-presentation ceremony

Cheque-presentation ceremony

ExxonMobil Qatar presenting a cheque for QR3.65mn to Rise International for the Educate A Child (EAC) programme.

Kohli earns record $2.7mn salary for 2018 IPL campaign

Kohli earns record $2.7mn salary for 2018 IPL campaign

Virat Kohli will stay with Royal Challengers Bangalore alongside South Africa's AB de Villiers, who will earn $1.7mn in the cash-rich event started by the Indian cricket board in 2008.

Imprisoned Demirtas says to step down as pro-Kurdish party leader

Imprisoned Demirtas says to step down as pro-Kurdish party leader

The detained co-leader of Turkey’s third largest political party said yesterday that he would step down from his post at the party’s congress next month.

Enduring legacies

Enduring legacies

Mark Twain was ahead of his time — so much so that 140 years ago, he had a man cave.

Joint Special Forces graduates 13th batch of paratroopers

Joint Special Forces graduates 13th batch of paratroopers

Joint Special Forces celebrated on Wednesday the graduation of the 13th batch from Ahmed Bin Mohamed Military College's members of the parachute jumping course number eight which lasted four weeks.