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Adopt healthy lifestyle to prevent heart disease: HMC

Adopt healthy lifestyle to prevent heart disease: HMC

Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) has highlighted some simple steps that can help improve heart health and overall wellbeing as part of its new heart health campaign.

Former tennis star loses rape appeal

Former tennis star loses rape appeal

Former tennis champion Bob Hewitt will be jailed in South Africa after losing an appeal yesterday against a six-year sentence for raping young girls he coached decades ago.

European swimmers descend on London ahead of Rio Games

European swimmers descend on London ahead of Rio Games

As the Olympic Games loom ever closer, Europe’s best swimmers gather in London on one of the final stepping stones to Rio de Janeiro.

Al Qaeda in Yemen hit by drone strike and army advance

Al Qaeda in Yemen hit by drone strike and army advance

Dozens of fighters loyal to al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) were killed in clashes in southern Yemen, residents and a military source said, while a drone strike killed two others further north.

Sharapova fallout: sponsors have no tolerance for dope

Sharapova fallout: sponsors have no tolerance for dope

In the day following Russian tennis star Maria Sharapova’s admission that she failed a drug test, sponsors Nike, Porsche and Swiss watchmaker Tag Heuer dropped her like a hot potato.

India court grants bail to student in sedition row

India court grants bail to student in sedition row

An Indian court Wednesday granted bail to a student leader whose arrest on a controversial sedition charge last month sparked major protests and a nationwide debate over free speech.

Crash plane pilots awarded medals

Crash plane pilots awarded medals

Two pilots who died in a crash landing last week will receive posthumous bravery awards after all their passengers survived...

Renminbi devaluation creates spillover risks, emerging markets: QNB

Renminbi devaluation creates spillover risks, emerging markets: QNB

Chinese currency devaluation has created spillover risks in some emerging markets (EMs), QNB has said in a report.

Easy wins for Al Ahli, Al Sadd in Qatar league

Easy wins for Al Ahli, Al Sadd in Qatar league

Rashad Woods scored a game-high 34 points but still finished on the losing side on another day of one-sided matches in the Qatar Basketball League.

Germany, Poland head to Euro 2016, play-offs for Ireland

Germany, Poland head to Euro 2016, play-offs for Ireland

World champions Germany secured their place at Euro 2016 despite labouring to a 2-1 win at home to Georgia on Sunday,

Bangladesh post their highest total against Proteas

Bangladesh post their highest total against Proteas

Bangladesh posted their highest total against South Africa in the first Test yesterday.

Commonwealth move on Nasheed upsets Maldives

Commonwealth move on Nasheed upsets Maldives

The Maldivian government has reacted angrily to a reported proposal by many Commonwealth countries, including Canada...