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3 suspected militants killed in Dhaka raid

3 suspected militants killed in Dhaka raid

Three suspected militants have been killed in an exchange of fire during a raid by security forces in the Bangladeshi capital Dhaka, police said yesterday.

S Korea proposes joint march with North at Olympics

S Korea proposes joint march with North at Olympics

South Korea has proposed marching together with North Korea at next month’s Winter Olympics opening ceremony and also forming a joint women’s ice hockey team, a government minister said yesterday.

Sir Mo Farah meet-and-greet at MoQ

Sir Mo Farah meet-and-greet at MoQ

Athletic fans in Qatar had the chance to get their posters and T-shirts signed by British multiple World, Olympic and European champion Sir Mo Farah (left) at a meet-and-greet session at Mall of Qatar yesterday.

German cruise ship docks at Doha

German cruise ship docks at Doha

Cruise ship TUI Mein Schiff 5 has visited Doha Port for the second time this season, carrying around 3,500 passengers, Qatar Ports Management Company (Mwani Qatar) has announced.

Qatar, France hold talks on military ties

Qatar, France hold talks on military ties

HE Qatar’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of State for Defence Affairs Dr Khalid bin Mohamed al-Attiyah met with French Minister of the Armed Forces Florence Parly during his official visit to Paris.

South Korea’s Chung wins NextGen finals

South Korea’s Chung wins NextGen finals

South Korea’s Hyeon Chung upset top-seeded Russian Andrey Rublev to claim his first title at the Next Gen ATP finals in Milan yesterday.

Fourteen feared dead in Malaysian landslide

Fourteen feared dead in Malaysian landslide

Two workers were found dead and 12 others were missing Saturday after a landslide at a construction site on the popular Malaysian tourist island of Penang, officials said.

Repressive Saudi-Emirati axis to blame for Gulf crisis

Repressive Saudi-Emirati axis to blame for Gulf crisis

Saudi Arabia remains a critical financial support base for Al Qaeda, Taliban, Lashkar-e-Tayyiba and other terrorist groups, says US State Department

May tells EU citizens: 'We want you to stay'

May tells EU citizens: 'We want you to stay'

British Prime Minister Theresa May said Monday that she wanted to end the anxiety of EU nationals fearful of their future after Brexit, promising to protect their rights and saying: ‘We want you to stay.’

Kidnapped Frenchman freed after rescue mission

Kidnapped Frenchman freed after rescue mission

A Frenchman who was kidnapped in Chad in March and taken to the Darfur area of Sudan has been rescued in a raid organised by France, Chad and Sudan and was handed over to French authorities yesterday, Sudanese officials said.

PM opens healthcare forum

PM opens healthcare forum

HE the Prime Minister and Interior Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa al-Thani yesterday opened the fifth Middle East forum on Quality and Safety in Healthcare under the theme ‘System-wide transformation to achieve better patient care’ at Qatar National Convention Centre.

Fire fight

Fire fight

Firefighters fight a massive fire at a local factory along South Coast Road, south of Durban yesterday.