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Tiger parts ways with swing coach Chris Como

Tiger parts ways with swing coach Chris Como

Former world number one Tiger Woods said on Friday he has decided to end his working relationship with swing coach Chris Como, opting instead to fly solo in his latest comeback from injury.

Opec won’t get a ‘Happy 2018’ as US supply soars: IEA

Opec won’t get a ‘Happy 2018’ as US supply soars: IEA

Opec and its allies may be denied a “happy” 2018 as their success in clearing a global oil glut falters, the International Energy Agency predicted.

IOC bans five more Russians for life over Sochi doping

IOC bans five more Russians for life over Sochi doping

The disciplinary commission has come to the conclusion that, whatever his motivation may be and whichever wrongdoing he may have committed in the past, Dr Rodchenkov was telling the truth when he provided explanations of the cover-up scheme that he managed’

Qatar Ecuador bilateral ties remain strong: envoy

Qatar Ecuador bilateral ties remain strong: envoy

Bilateral ties between Ecuador and Qatar have remained “very good and strong” in various fields of co-operation, particularly in trade, outgoing Ecuador ambassador Kabalan Abisaab has said.

India’s ONGC to bid for Israel oil-and-gas exploration blocks

India’s ONGC to bid for Israel oil-and-gas exploration blocks

Indian state-run Oil and Natural Gas Corp plans to bid for Israeli offshore oil-and-gas exploration blocks, India’s oil minister told Reuters, the first major deal between the two countries since a groundbreaking trip by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in July.

Minister vows dengue control within month

Minister vows dengue control within month

Sri Lankan Health Minister Rajitha Senaratne yesterday said that the government was working on a programme to curb the spread of dengue 50% within a month.

Ugandan president arrives

Ugandan president arrives

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni arrived yesterday on an official visit to Qatar.

Afghans plan to double special forces from 17,000

Afghans plan to double special forces from 17,000

Afghanistan plans to double the number of elite special forces from 17,000 troops, officials said, part of a long-term strategy to bolster units stretched and exhausted by persistent attacks from Taliban insurgents and other Islamist militants.

Nepali couple becomes successful business entrepreneurs in Qatar

Nepali couple becomes successful business entrepreneurs in Qatar

Bikash Prasai and Anu Prasai are one of the most successful Nepali business couples in Qatar.

Nigerian protesters vandalise MTN office

Nigerian protesters vandalise MTN office

Nigerian protesters attacked and vandalised the head office of South African mobile phone giant MTN in Abuja yesterday in apparent retaliation for anti-Nigerian violence in South Africa, an MTN spokesman said.

Aftershocks strike quake city survivors

Aftershocks strike quake city survivors

Thousands of residents of a quake-hit city in the southern Philippines sought refuge on the streets as aftershocks hit the region yesterday, two days after a quake killed six.

PM meets Malaysia’s deputy premier

PM meets Malaysia’s deputy premier

HE the Prime Minister and Interior Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa al-Thani met the Deputy Prime Minister and Interior Minister of Malaysia Dr Ahmed Zahid Hamidi and the accompanying delegation in Doha yesterday.