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IBSF-ACBS team championship to be held in Doha in Feb-Mar

IBSF-ACBS team championship to be held in Doha in Feb-Mar

After successfully hosting two tournaments in November 2017, Qatar will play host to International Billiards and Snooker Federation (IBSF)-Asian Confederation of Billiards Sports (ACBS) World Team Championship next month.

Duterte’s rating bounces back: survey

Duterte’s rating bounces back: survey

After a double-digit fall in September, President Rodrigo Duterte’s satisfaction rating in the fourth quarter of 2017 has rebounded, according to the latest survey of the Social Weather Stations (SWS).

Overturned pail sparks deadly riot at overcrowded Philippine jail

Overturned pail sparks deadly riot at overcrowded Philippine jail

A riot sparked by a bucket of water that was accidentally overturned left one dead in a Philippine jail notorious for its brutal overcrowding, an official said Saturday.

Qatar 2022 is on track, says FIFA secretary-general

Qatar 2022 is on track, says FIFA secretary-general

In an exclusive interview with the Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy website (www.sc.qa), Samoura spoke about Qatar's preparations for the 2022 FIFA World Cup and the regional geopolitical situation.

Under-pressure Maxwell hopes new plan leads to Ashes

Under-pressure Maxwell hopes new plan leads to Ashes

Australia all-rounder Glenn Maxwell is well known for his batting pyrotechnics but hopes a defensive tweak to his technique can be key to locking up the contentious number six spot for the Ashes.

Safari Mall’s anniversary promotion launch today

Safari Mall’s anniversary promotion launch today

The seventh anniversary promotion of Safari Mall will be launched at the outlet in Abu Hamour, Doha, today.

Emir condoles with Tajik president

Emir condoles with Tajik president

His Highness the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani yesterday held a telephone conversation with Tajikistan President Emomali Rahmon during which he conveyed his condolences on the death of the president’s brother Noureddine Rahmon.

“Can’t tell how helpless it feels to not be able to move and cry for help”

“Can’t tell how helpless it feels to not be able to move and cry for help”

Jennifer Brea was a PhD candidate at Harvard University when her mind started to fail her.

Cameroon city deserted ahead of ‘independence’ declaration

Cameroon city deserted ahead of ‘independence’ declaration

The main city in a restive English-speaking region of Cameroon was a virtual ghost town yesterday, with armed police patrolled the streets on the eve of an expected ...

Federer to face Zverev in his 11th Halle final

Federer to face Zverev in his 11th Halle final

Top seed Roger Federer will challenge for a ninth Halle Open title against Alexander Zverev after reaching the Wimbledon warm-up event final with a 6-4, 7-6 (5) win over rising Russian talent Karen Khachanov yesterday.

Fresh Syria peace talks off to another stumbling start

Fresh Syria peace talks off to another stumbling start

Syria peace talks hosted by the United Nations in Geneva spawned a new series of meetings on Thursday with no hint of tangible progress towards a deal to end the six-year-old civil war.

Qatar businessmen invited to invest in Burkina Faso

Qatar businessmen invited to invest in Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso President Roch Marc Christian Kabore invited Qatari businessmen to visit his country and explore the investment opportunities available there, especially in the fields of mining, construction, roads, agriculture and livestock.