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Former Yemeni leader played his last hand and lost

Former Yemeni leader played his last hand and lost

Yemen’s steely former president of 33 years, Ali Abdullah Saleh, made his last political gamble and lost yesterday, meeting his death at the hands of the Houthi movement, his erstwhile allies in the country’s multi-sided civil war.

Gift from Norway

Gift from Norway

Norway’s Foreign Secretary Ine Eriksen Soreide (left) listens as Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson speaks during the unveiling of a Christmas tree

Pakistan bourse set to attract more Chinese investment next year

Pakistan bourse set to attract more Chinese investment next year

The Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) is all set to attract more Chinese investment next year as foreign investors seek approval from their governmental institutions to acquire shares in Pakistan’s top 30-listed companies, officials here say.

Irish deputy PM resigns, averting poll threat

Irish deputy PM resigns, averting poll threat

Ireland’s scandal-hit deputy prime minister resigned yesterday, averting a government collapse and potential snap election that had threatened to complicate Brexit talks next month between Britain and the European Union.

Qatar stresses peaceful use of nuclear power

Qatar stresses peaceful use of nuclear power

Qatar reaffirmed that the peaceful uses of nuclear energy are the key to achieving development, promoting rapprochement among peoples and building a safer world for everyone.

World anti-doping body refuses to lift Russia suspension

World anti-doping body refuses to lift Russia suspension

The World Anti-Doping Agency maintained its suspension of Russia on Thursday, raising the spectre of a possible ban from February's Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang.

CMC briefed on urban development planning

CMC briefed on urban development planning

Qatar’s comprehensive urban development plan takes into consideration population growth and development in all fields within the next 20 years, Turki Fahd al-Turki, assistant director of the Urban Planning Department at the Ministry of Municipality and Environment (MME), said yesterday.

Death toll in Vietnam flash floods rises to 89

Death toll in Vietnam flash floods rises to 89

The death toll following flash floods in central Vietnam has risen to 89, authorities said yesterday, with 18 people still missing and 174 others treated for their injuries.

Doha Bank launches new benefits to Al Riyada customers

Doha Bank launches new benefits to Al Riyada customers

Doha Bank has announced new exclusive benefits and wealth management solutions to its priority banking Al Riyada customers.

First arrest in Russia probe said to be near

First arrest in Russia probe said to be near

Official Washington was abuzz this weekend over reports that a grand jury has charged at least one person stemming from the US probe of Russia’s attempts to tilt the 2016 presidential elections in Donald Trump’s favour.

Root must ‘con’ players into Ashes mindset: Vaughan

Root must ‘con’ players into Ashes mindset: Vaughan

England captain Joe Root must convince his team they can win in Australia, even if he has to “lie a bit and con” them, says former Ashes-winning skipper Michael Vaughan.

2022 World Cup official hits back at criticism

2022 World Cup official hits back at criticism

A senior Qatar World Cup official took to social media on Friday to re-assert that the country will host the 2022 tournament after a critic claimed bookmakers had shortened odds on the event being taken away.