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Harden plans to be in Houston ‘forever’

Harden plans to be in Houston ‘forever’

James Harden, who recently signed the richest contract in NBA history, says he wants to remain a Houston Rocket “forever”.

Wells Fargo unsettles mortgage bond market by holding back funds

Wells Fargo unsettles mortgage bond market by holding back funds

Wells Fargo & Co surprised investors last week by withholding more than $90mn due to buyers of pre-crisis residential mortgage-backed securities.

Royals lead ‘Service of Hope’ after terror attack

Royals lead ‘Service of Hope’ after terror attack

Hundreds of floral tributes still carpet a corner of Parliament Square, marking the shock that jolted the capital following those 82 seconds of mayhem and murder at its heart two weeks ago.

CNA-Q team conducts field study for Qatar Charity  in Kyrgyzstan

CNA-Q team conducts field study for Qatar Charity in Kyrgyzstan

A team from College of the North Atlantic-Qatar (CNA-Q) has paid a field visit to Kyrgyzstan as part of the ‘Competitors’ Programme, sponsored by Qatar Charity (QC) in collaboration with Al Qur’an Al Kareem Radio.

Shebaab attack on Kenya base in Somalia ‘kills 57’

Shebaab attack on Kenya base in Somalia ‘kills 57’

Islamist Shebaab fighters attacked a Kenyan military base in southern Somalia yesterday in the second assault by the Al Qaeda linked group this week.

Afghan Taliban team in Pakistan for discussions

Afghan Taliban team in Pakistan for discussions

A delegation from the Taliban’s political office visited Pakistan over the weekend, senior officials said yesterday, for discussions that could include the latest informal effort to restart talks to end Afghanistan’s long war.

ANC backs release of graft report into Zuma's friends

ANC backs release of graft report into Zuma's friends

South Africa's ruling party said it supported the release of findings of an anti-corruption investigation into claims of political interference by friends of President Jacob Zuma, despite a court bid by Zuma to block the report.

US deploys attack helicopters to strike IS in Libya

US deploys attack helicopters to strike IS in Libya

The United States has begun using attack helicopters to target the Islamic State group in the jihadists' Libyan former stronghold of Sirte, a defense official said Tuesday.

Pakistan says leader of school attack killed in US drone strike

Pakistan says leader of school attack killed in US drone strike

The alleged mastermind of the 2014 attack on a school in Pakistan in which more than 150 people died, most of them children, has been killed in an American drone strike in Afghanistan, the Pakistan military and sources in the Pakistani Taliban said.

Eid programmes conclude

Eid programmes conclude

Eid al-Fitr celebrations held at malls under Qatar Tourism Authority’s “Capture Joy” initiative concluded yesterday

Pakistan, India ties need more intelligence sharing: Daily

Pakistan, India ties need more intelligence sharing: Daily

The kind of intelligence Pakistan shared with India is precisely what the relationship needs more of, said an influential Pakistani daily which observed that the Mumbai terror attack “poisoned the bilateral relationship far more than Pakistan acknowledged or even appears to have realised”.

 SmartCity assesses Kerala progress

SmartCity assesses Kerala progress

The SmartCity authorities have expressed satisfaction over the progress of work on allied infrastructure at its offshore project here as decided by a high-level meeting...