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Pentagon chief says US working towards 'good deal' with Taliban

Pentagon chief says US working towards 'good deal' with Taliban

US Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Saturday that while it was seeking a political agreement with the Taliban, Washington would not accept just any deal after a wave of violence ...

Nigeria, Tunisia  and Egypt eye World Cup places

Nigeria, Tunisia and Egypt eye World Cup places

There are five places reserved for Africa at the 2018 World Cup in Russia and Nigeria, Tunisia, and Egypt could fill three of them this weekend.

Argentina vote measures appetite for ex-president

Argentina vote measures appetite for ex-president

Argentines began going to the polls yesterday in a closely-watched mid-term primary election that will test their appetite for bringing back the left-wing populism of former president Cristina Fernandez.

Sensex sheds 259.48 points; rupee strengthens to 63.64

Sensex sheds 259.48 points; rupee strengthens to 63.64

The benchmark Sensex slumped 259 points while the Nifty cracked below the crucial 10,000-mark yesterday as Sebi clamped down on 331 suspected shell companies listed on exchanges.

Legendary Swiss climber cremated near Everest

Legendary Swiss climber cremated near Everest

The body of legendary Swiss climber Ueli Steck, who died on Mount Everest, was cremated yesterday at a Buddhist monastery that lies in the shadow of the world’s highest peak.

Libya-based smugglers kill man for baseball hat, rescued migrants say

Libya-based smugglers kill man for baseball hat, rescued migrants say

Rescuers yesterday picked up 560 migrants from unsafe boats off the coast of Libya, Italy’s Coast Guard said, including the body of a young man who the migrants said had been shot by smugglers on the beach for his baseball cap.

Why it seems like open season on car companies

Why it seems like open season on car companies

Sometimes it can seem like the entire automotive industry is under investigation.

JPMorgan profit climbs 24% beating forecasts on trading surge

JPMorgan profit climbs 24% beating forecasts on trading surge

JPMorgan Chase & Co reported a 24% rise in fourth-quarter profits yesterday, beating analyst expectations, as its Wall Street business benefited from a surge in trading activity following the US election.

Pentagon chief in Turkey as Mosul tensions grow

Pentagon chief in Turkey as Mosul tensions grow

US Defence Secretary Ashton Carter arrived in Ankara on Friday for talks with the leaders of Turkey, a crucial but sensitive ally in the fight against the Islamic State group.

Expat's body repatriated to India after 40 days

Expat's body repatriated to India after 40 days

The body of an Indian expatriate, which had been in the Hamad General Hospital mortuary for more than 40 days ...

ARTIC’s Sheikh Faisal named ‘Enterprise Agility Achiever 2015’ for the hospitality sector

ARTIC’s Sheikh Faisal named ‘Enterprise Agility Achiever 2015’ for the hospitality sector

Al Rayyan Tourism Investment Company (ARTIC) chairman Sheikh Faisal bin Qassim al-Thani has been named “Enterprise Agility Achiever” for the hospitality sector at the 2015 Enterprise ...