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PM, FM meet US treasury secretary

PM, FM meet US treasury secretary

HE the Prime Minister and Interior Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa al-Thani yesterday met US Treasury Secretary Steven Terner Mnuchin and the accompanying delegation.

Saudi Arabia wasn’t always this repressive. Now it’s unbearable

Saudi Arabia wasn’t always this repressive. Now it’s unbearable

When I speak of the fear, intimidation, arrests and public shaming of intellectuals and religious leaders who dare to speak their minds, and then I tell you that I’m from Saudi Arabia, are you surprised?

Morocco arrests 11 over fish seller's death

Morocco arrests 11 over fish seller's death

Morocco has arrested 11 people suspected of involuntary manslaughter over the death of a fish seller whose crushing in a rubbish truck sparked widespread demonstrations, prosecutors said on Tuesday.

Kohli lauds benefits of conditioning to reach next level

Kohli lauds benefits of conditioning to reach next level

Virat Kohli was not satisfied with being an average cricketer and the India Test captain says that a desire to reach the next level was his motivation for improved conditioning.

Gunmen attack western Mali town, six dead

Gunmen attack western Mali town, six dead

Suspected militant fighters attacked a town in western Mali near the border with neighbouring Mauritania before dawn ...

Oman producing all-out on oil as global price rout seen over

Oman producing all-out on oil as global price rout seen over

Oman, the biggest Middle Eastern oil producer that’s not a member of Opec, is boosting crude output to as much as possible with the global price rout...

Dead fish in Rio Olympic bay baffle scientists

Dead fish in Rio Olympic bay baffle scientists

Thousands of dead fish have begun mysteriously washing up in the polluted Rio bay that will host sailing events at the 2016 Olympics

Bats may be heroes as well as villains

Bats may be heroes as well as villains

Bats are living up to their frightening reputation in the world’s worst Ebola outbreak as prime suspects for spreading the deadly ...

Qatar is set for budget surplus despite oil dip

Qatar is set for budget surplus despite oil dip

Qatar’s crude has been classified as Dukhan and Marine and the average of the two makes up the price

St Paul’s teachers were massively inappropriate, says minister

St Paul’s teachers were massively inappropriate, says minister

A minister has talked about behaviour which “with hindsight” could be regarded as “massively inappropriate” at the top...