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Doha to host Swimming World Cup for sixth consecutive year

Doha to host Swimming World Cup for sixth consecutive year

Qatar Swimming Association (QSA) is preparing to host the FINA/Airweave Swimming World Cup (25m) in Doha from 4th to 5th of October at the Hamad Aquatics Complex, the event’s host venue for the sixth consecutive year.

Second place OK for Spieth for next weeks

Second place OK for Spieth for next weeks

Jordan Spieth has said finishing runner-up over the next two weeks on the PGA Tour would suit him just fine.

India's first bullet train project fast-tracks Japanese ties

India's first bullet train project fast-tracks Japanese ties

India's first bullet train project, a $19-billion initiative linking Ahmedabad to Mumbai, was launched Thursday as Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe ...

‘Friends stood by Qatar in tackling Gulf crisis’

‘Friends stood by Qatar in tackling Gulf crisis’

Qatar’s many friends in the international community are helping the country a lot during the ongoing Gulf crisis, Nepalese social worker Dr Dev Kaji Dangol said yesterday.

Banks of the Tigris offer refuge for Iraqi readers

Banks of the Tigris offer refuge for Iraqi readers

Sitting in the green grass under a bright Baghdad sun, Iraqi men and women bury their heads in romance novels, essay collections and volumes of poetry.

Over 500 dead as Congo cholera epidemic spreads -WHO

Over 500 dead as Congo cholera epidemic spreads -WHO

More than 500 people have died so far in a cholera epidemic that is sweeping the Democratic Republic of Congo, the World Health Organization (WHO) said.

Wenger brushes off talk of crisis at faltering Arsenal

Wenger brushes off talk of crisis at faltering Arsenal

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has brushed off suggestions that the north London club are in the midst of a crisis three games into the season and called for perspective after their 4-0 defeat by Liverpool in their last Premier League game.

Flower wants Pakistan cricket fans to ‘see their heroes’

Flower wants Pakistan cricket fans to ‘see their heroes’

World XI coach Andy Flower is looking forward to being involved in a series that enables Pakistan fans to “see their heroes” after years of being “starved” of international cricket, he told AFP yesterday.

QNB renews its sponsorship of top Qatari football tournaments for six seasons

QNB renews its sponsorship of top Qatari football tournaments for six seasons

‘We are confident that this sponsorship will contribute to achieving the goals of the sports organisations concerned and the objectives desired by the State of Qatar in the sports field’

Eating disorders linked to history of theft: study

Eating disorders linked to history of theft: study

Women with anorexia nervosa or bulimia are up to four times more likely to be convicted of theft – often petty thefts like shoplifting – compared to peers without eating disorders, according to results from a large Swedish study.

Falling tree kills 11 at religious festival in Madeira

Falling tree kills 11 at religious festival in Madeira

At least 11 people were killed by a tree that toppled into worshipping crowds during a religious festival on the Portuguese island of Madeira on Tuesday, local media reported.

Hamburg stunned by 10-man minnows in German Cup

Hamburg stunned by 10-man minnows in German Cup

Top-flight Hamburg were sensationally knocked out of the German Cup in the first round yesterday, suffering a 3-1 defeat to third division side Osnabrueck.