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OIC summit declares East Jerusalem to be Palestinian capital

OIC summit declares East Jerusalem to be Palestinian capital

A summit of Islamic nations declared East Jerusalem as the capital of the Palestinian state yesterday, in a counter-move to the decision by US President Donald Trump to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.

73,000 Puerto Ricans flee for Florida after Hurricane Maria

73,000 Puerto Ricans flee for Florida after Hurricane Maria

More than 73,000 people have fled emergency conditions at home for Florida since Hurricane Maria devastated the US territory in the Caribbean.

Big cash infusions for startups hit tech IPOs

Big cash infusions for startups hit tech IPOs

Big cash infusions for startups from an ever-expanding group of financiers, led by SoftBank Group Corp and Middle East sovereign wealth funds, have extinguished hopes that the technology IPO market would bounce back this year.

Sharad vows to form Grand Alliance at the national level

Sharad vows to form Grand Alliance at the national level

Rebel Janata Dal-United leader Sharad Yadav yesterday vowed to form a ‘Mahagathbandhan’ (Grand Alliance) at the national level to defeat and oust the Bharatiya Janata Party-led national Democratic Alliance in the next general election.

Liverpool reject third Barca bid worth £114mn for Coutinho

Liverpool reject third Barca bid worth £114mn for Coutinho

Liverpool have rejected a third bid from Barcelona for star playmaker Philippe Coutinho, a source from the Premier League club confirmed yesterday.

Temporary road closure on Al Beday Street

Temporary road closure on Al Beday Street

The Public Works Authority (Ashghal) has announced it will implement a temporary road closure on part of Al Beday Street, between Bin Zaben Intersection and Al Lebdaya Roundabout, from Thursday.

Rain spoils Afghanistan’s big day at iconic Lord’s

Rain spoils Afghanistan’s big day at iconic Lord’s

Afghanistan were given a traditional British welcome as their first-ever appearance at Lord’s was cut short by rain in a one-day match against a Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) XI.

Taliban suicide bomber targets census officials

Taliban suicide bomber targets census officials

Seven people were killed and up to 19 wounded in a Taliban suicide blast that targeted a census team in Pakistan’s eastern city of Lahore yesterday, officials said.

Heavy snowfall

Heavy snowfall

A Kashmiri villager walks through a snow-covered road on the outskirts of Srinagar after a heavy snowfall yesterday.

Four dead after Australia theme park accident

Four dead after Australia theme park accident

Four people were killed at a theme park on Australia's popular Gold Coast Tuesday, police said, with witnesses describing how "everyone was screaming" after a raft apparently flipped on a malfunctioning water ride.

Bangladesh hangs Islamist party's top financier

Bangladesh hangs Islamist party's top financier

Bangladesh has executed a tycoon and top financier for the largest Islamist party for war crimes, dealing a major blow to its ambitions in the troubled country.

Landmark Group stores’ fit-out under way at Mall of Qatar

Landmark Group stores’ fit-out under way at Mall of Qatar

Mall of Qatar and Landmark Group have signed a strategic agreement that will see the “leading retail and hospitality conglomerate introduce some of the world’s most beloved brands to Qatar, under one roof”.