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Shakib’s five-for leaves Australia reeling

Shakib’s five-for leaves Australia reeling

Shakib Al Hasan claimed five wickets to help dismiss Australia for 217 and give Bangladesh the upper hand on the second day of the opening Test yesterday.

Whereabouts of former Thai PM Yingluck unknown, minister says

Whereabouts of former Thai PM Yingluck unknown, minister says

Thailand's defence minister on Monday said he did not know the whereabouts of former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra, days after she failed to show up for a verdict in her trial for negligence at which she faced up to 10 years in prison.

QFSW granted UN consultative status

QFSW granted UN consultative status

Qatar Foundation for Social Work (QFSW) has been granted a consultative status at the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), allowing it to enhance its standing among influential international organisations in the issues of sustainable economic, social and human development.

Rota hosts course for trainers as part of literacy programme

Rota hosts course for trainers as part of literacy programme

Reach Out to Asia (Rota) recently hosted a ‘Training for Trainers’ workshop, part of its Adult English Literacy (RAEL) programme, at Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU).

La La Land ties record with 14 Oscar nominations

La La Land ties record with 14 Oscar nominations

Romantic showbiz musical La La Land yesterday topped the Oscars nominations list with a whopping 14 nods, tying the all-time record set by Titanic and All About Eve.

Late Barkley goal earns Everton a point at Hull

Late Barkley goal earns Everton a point at Hull

England midfielder Ross Barkley headed a late leveller to salvage a 2-2 draw for Everton at Hull City in the Premier League on Friday.

South Korea tour bus fire kills 10

South Korea tour bus fire kills 10

A South Korean tour bus carrying a group of retirees crashed and caught fire on a highway near the southeastern city of Ulsan, killing 10, police said on Friday, adding that the driver survived and had been arrested.

Shortage of fish expected to continue for few more days

Shortage of fish expected to continue for few more days

The fish shortage being experienced in the local market is expected to last a few more days, according to shop owners.

Is it terror only when the target is the West?

Is it terror only when the target is the West?

Certain policy-makers around the world attempt to legitimise terrorism by the use of various pretenses for the sake of their interests, goals and plans

Graduation ceremony

Graduation ceremony

HH the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani yesterday presided over the graduation ceremony of the third batch of students of Al Zaeem (leader) Mohamed bin Abdullah Al Atiyyah Air College at Al Udeid Air Base.

Federer wary of ‘Baby Fed’ ambush

Federer wary of ‘Baby Fed’ ambush

Roger Federer said he hoped to erase his shock defeat in last year’s Australian Open third round as he set up an eye-catching last-32 showdown with Grigor Dimitrov—the Bulgarian once dubbed “Baby Fed”.

Energy prices: A new normal?

Energy prices: A new normal?

Would anybody have thought 18 months ago that Brent crude would be languishing around $38 and gas prices similarly depressed?