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Kyrgios disqualified as Federer, Nadal, Djokovic advance

Kyrgios disqualified as Federer, Nadal, Djokovic advance

Australian firebrand Nick Kyrgios was disqualified from the Italian Open after an expletive-laden rant yesterday as defending champion Rafael Nadal swept into the third round along with top seed Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer.

Winter death threat for asylum seekers stranded on Greek islands

Winter death threat for asylum seekers stranded on Greek islands

Winter could bring death to asylum seekers stranded on crowded Greek islands with only summer tents for shelter, aid groups said on Wednesday, urging a mass relocation to the mainland.

Al Jazeera celebrates its 21st anniversary amid closure calls

Al Jazeera celebrates its 21st anniversary amid closure calls

The Qatar-based media network marked its 21st anniversary on Wednesday amid calls by Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Bahrain and Egypt for its closure.

Heynckes makes winning Bayern return, Dortmund lose

Heynckes makes winning Bayern return, Dortmund lose

Jupp Heynckes made a winning return to the Bayern Munich bench yesterday as the German champions crushed Freiburg 5-0 to close in on leaders Borussia Dortmund, who lost to Leipzig 3-2.

UN braces for more Rohingya to flee, seeks access to Rakhine

UN braces for more Rohingya to flee, seeks access to Rakhine

Muslim Rohingyas continue to flee Myanmar to Bangladesh and the United Nations is bracing for possible "further exodus", the UN humanitarian aid chief said on Friday.

World Teachers’ Day celebrated

World Teachers’ Day celebrated

Under the patronage of HE the Prime Minister and Interior Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa al-Thani, Qatar celebrated World Teachers’ Day with an event organised by the Ministry of Education and Higher Education at the Qatar National Convention Center.

Europe’s top airlines could merge discount units: IATA chief

Europe’s top airlines could merge discount units: IATA chief

Europe’s major airlines may need to consider merging their low-cost arms in order to fend off the challenge of discount specialists led by Ryanair Holdings, International Air Transport Association chief executive officer Alexandre de Juniac said.

Mugabe says opposition group in plot with West

Mugabe says opposition group in plot with West

President Robert Mugabe has accused a recently launched opposition alliance seeking to unseat him in next year’s elections of plotting with Western powers to force him out.

Research-to-Startup programme boosts tech innovation in Qatar

Research-to-Startup programme boosts tech innovation in Qatar

Tech entrepreneurs, or ‘techpreneurs’, from all over the world recently joined a week-long startup boot-camp to help transform advanced innovative technologies into ‘Made in Qatar’ technology products.

VCUQatar holds commencement ceremony for ’17

VCUQatar holds commencement ceremony for ’17

VCUQatar held its 2017 Commencement Ceremony on Monday at the HBKU Student Centre at an event that brought together families, friends, faculty and staff to celebrate the accomplishments of the graduates.

Oilers stun Ducks with a late flurry to take series opener

Oilers stun Ducks with a late flurry to take series opener

Weeks of winning that the Anaheim Ducks carried into the postseason started to trigger feelings that a long Stanley Cup playoff run might be in their future.

Prosecutors target Le Pen immunity as election race tightens

Prosecutors target Le Pen immunity as election race tightens

French prosecutors have asked the European parliament to lift the immunity of Marine Le Pen over an expenses scandal, deepening her legal woes on the eve of a presidential election that is shaping up as a tight four-way race.