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Doha and suburbs to get 15 new flyovers

Doha and suburbs to get 15 new flyovers

The Ministry of Municipality and Environment (MME) has announced a plan to establish 15 pedestrian flyovers within Doha and its suburbs.

Spectacle in the dark!

Spectacle in the dark!

When the lights were turned off at the Qatar National Theatre, darkness embraced visual and aural magic as the French dancing crew leapt and moved about on stage and gave new meaning to light-catchers.

Cabinet nod for panel to combat human trafficking

Cabinet nod for panel to combat human trafficking

The committee's roles will include the formulation of a national plan to counter human trafficking and preparation of an annual report on Qatar’s efforts in the field.

Pelle comfort for Italy as Verratti shines

Pelle comfort for Italy as Verratti shines

Graziano Pelle insists his glaring Euro 2016 penalty miss is behind him after hitting the opener for Italy in a 3-1 win away to 2018 World Cup qualifying opponents Israel.

EU protection plan boosts investor appeal of ‘CoCos’

EU protection plan boosts investor appeal of ‘CoCos’

Banks’ riskiest bonds may move higher on investors’ shopping lists as the European Union simplifies regulation of the securities and softens restrictions on coupon payments.

Boxer Amir visits drought-hit Thar

Boxer Amir visits drought-hit Thar

Boxer Amir Khan visited drought-hit Thar area in Pakistan’s southern Sindh province yesterday, along with his wife Faryal Makhdoom Khan, and said he was shocked when he heard news about unabated deaths of children in the area because of malnutrition and outbreak of diseases.

‘Fight’ puts new twist in US Olympic swimmers scandal

‘Fight’ puts new twist in US Olympic swimmers scandal

Reports emerged yesterday that Ryan Lochte and three other US Olympic swimmers claiming to have been mugged in Rio in fact got into a fight with an armed gas station security guard.

Khaleda gets bail in nine cases over riots

Khaleda gets bail in nine cases over riots

Embattled Bangladesh opposition leader Khaleda Zia was granted bail yesterday after she appeared in court on a string of new charges over a deadly transport blockade, a prosecutor said.

Gulf stocks firm on positive Q2 results; Egypt weakens

Gulf stocks firm on positive Q2 results; Egypt weakens

Qatar index up 0.7% to 10,681 points; Emaar supports Dubai after posting strong Q2 earnings; Dubai Investments slips on Q2 profit dip; Abu Dhabi’s Agthia falls after reporting results

England ease past Pakistan to draw level

England ease past Pakistan to draw level

Cook made 76 not out and vice-captain Root 71 not out, with the duo putting on 105 for the second wicket before the skipper declared the innings

‘Lonely’ elephant has mental illness: experts

‘Lonely’ elephant has mental illness: experts

Pakistan’s lonely elephant Kaavan has become the subject of a high-profile rights campaign backed by music icon Cher, but efforts to improve the pachyderm’s lot appear limited.

HK bourse optimistic about potential in tapping China bonds

HK bourse optimistic about potential in tapping China bonds

Hong Kong Exchanges & Clearing (HKEx) is facing a challenge to its plans to allow customers to trade in the Chinese bond market as the country’s central bank offers access to international investors.