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UAE hired American mercenaries to kill targets in Yemen: report

UAE hired American mercenaries to kill targets in Yemen: report

American mercenaries were hired by the UAE to assassinate political leaders and clerics in Yemen in 2015, according to a new report.

QU fetes 105 employers at appreciation ceremony

QU fetes 105 employers at appreciation ceremony

One hundred and five employers were honoured by Qatar University (QU) at the ‘Employer Recognition Ceremony’ held recently in Doha.

Xi’s economic aide poised for key role in China debt cleanup

Xi’s economic aide poised for key role in China debt cleanup

Liu He, a key adviser to Chinese President Xi Jinping known for guiding economic policy behind the scenes, appears destined to occupy more of the spotlight.

International Hunting and Falcon Exhibition opens at Katara today

International Hunting and Falcon Exhibition opens at Katara today

Katara – The Cultural Village is all set to inaugurate the first edition of Katara International Hunting and Falcon Exhibition ‘S’hail 2017’, today with many local, Arab and international participants.

IMF raises China growth forecast to 6.6% this year

IMF raises China growth forecast to 6.6% this year

The International Monetary Fund yesterday raised its economic growth forecast for China for this year and next but warned of serious longer-term problems unless it reduces its reliance on credit.

European markets on edge over US attacks on Syria

European markets on edge over US attacks on Syria

Global stocks markets were mostly lower yesterday, as investors sought out safe havens such as gold and the yen after US missile strikes on Syria fanned geopolitical concerns.

Factory ablaze

Factory ablaze

Firefighters attend to a blaze at a cloth factory in Mundka, New Delhi, yesterday.

Israel zoo announces rare white rhino birth

Israel zoo announces rare white rhino birth

A zoo in central Israel yesterday announced the rare birth of a white rhinoceros, an endangered species.

Halfpenny shines bright as Wales late show stuns Italians

Halfpenny shines bright as Wales late show stuns Italians

Halfpenny kicks 18 points while Davies, Williams and North touch down in a far improved second half as Wales get their campaign underway with a 33-7 win over Italy in Rome

British actor John Hurt dead at 77

British actor John Hurt dead at 77

Veteran British actor Sir John Hurt, Oscar-nominated for his star turn in "The Elephant Man" and his supporting role in "Midnight Express", has died after a long battle with pancreatic cancer, a representative said on Saturday. He was 77.

Blues fall in overtime to Edmonton Oilers 3-2

Blues fall in overtime to Edmonton Oilers 3-2

On a night that featured the top two point-scorers in the NHL on the same ice, it’s not surprising their fingerprints were all over the game.

Alleged car ramming: Israeli troops kill Palestinian

Alleged car ramming: Israeli troops kill Palestinian

Israeli troops shot dead a Palestinian who had rammed three border policemen with his car in the occupied West Bank on Sunday, Israeli police said.