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US teenager claims first gold in Rio

US teenager claims first gold in Rio

‘It’s very special for me to start out in Rio 2016 for the US’

Qatar Airways to showcase ‘best of Qatar Executive’ at Farnborough

Qatar Airways to showcase ‘best of Qatar Executive’ at Farnborough

Qatar Airways will be showcasing two “luxurious” aircraft from its Qatar Executive fleet at the July 11-17 Farnborough International Airshow in the UK.

To defend nation, army to give weapons training to ‘gangsters’

To defend nation, army to give weapons training to ‘gangsters’

Indonesia’s army will give “semi-military” weapons training to people including unemployed men and “gangsters”

Qatar on track with World Cup preparations, says FIFA official

Qatar on track with World Cup preparations, says FIFA official

Qatar’s preparations for the 2022 FIFA World Cup are on track and the country’s groundbreaking legacy work

 Giants receiver Beckham loses appeal against ban

Giants receiver Beckham loses appeal against ban

New York Giants receiver Odell Beckham lost an appeal Wednesday to overturn his one-game NFL ban, meaning he will miss Sunday’s critical contest at Minnesota to sustain the Giants’ playoff hopes.

Catholic leader bans Xmas trees in churches

Catholic leader bans Xmas trees in churches

The leader of Sri Lanka’s Catholics urged priests yesterday not to put up Christmas trees in their churches over the festive period...

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A Sri Lankan man cycles at sunset in Colombo.

Kerala expects more tourists from the Gulf

Kerala expects more tourists from the Gulf

Encouraged by the response it received at the Arabian Travel Mart held in Dubai in May, Kerala Tourism is conducting a series of roadshows in the Gulf region.

BJP officials rebuked for India beef lynching reaction

BJP officials rebuked for India beef lynching reaction

The head of India's ruling Hindu nationalists has reprimanded some of the party's senior figures for their controversial reaction to the lynching of a Muslim accused of eating beef

 German football saddened by illness to striker legend Mueller

German football saddened by illness to striker legend Mueller

German football generations past and present yesterday expressed sadness over the news that Bayern Munich legend and national playing icon Gerd Mueller has Alzheimer’s.

Pacific leaders’ meeting  on climate change ‘fails’

Pacific leaders’ meeting on climate change ‘fails’

Pacific island leaders have agreed to disagree on how to tackle climate change.

Pakistan protests to India after man accused of train bombing freed

Pakistan protests to India after man accused of train bombing freed

The protest to the Indian Deputy High Commissioner was made as Pakistan celebrated the anniversary of its separation from India and independence from Britain.