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US soccer chief Gulati to step down

US soccer chief Gulati to step down

United States Soccer Federation chief Sunil Gulati said Monday he will not seek re-election next year as the fallout from the USA’s failure to qualify for the World Cup claimed another victim.

Colombia congress clears tribunals for ex-Farc rebels

Colombia congress clears tribunals for ex-Farc rebels

Colombia’s lower house of congress has backed a bill to regulate transitional justice under the nation’s peace deal with Marxist Farc rebels, including special tribunals that will try guerrilla leaders for war crimes.

US step towards tax reform helps equities across world

US step towards tax reform helps equities across world

Equities across the globe got a boost yesterday from US lawmakers taking a step towards enacting the tax reform plan sought by President Donald Trump.

Defence Minister meets US special envoy

Defence Minister meets US special envoy

HE the Minister of State for Defence Affairs Dr Khalid bin Mohamed al-Attiyah yesterday met with Brett H McGurk, US Special Presidential Envoy for the Global Coalition to Counter IS.

France, Poland row over EU cheap labour rule

France, Poland row over EU cheap labour rule

French President Emmanuel Macron said yesterday that Poland was isolating itself within the European Union and that Polish citizens “deserve better” than a government at odds with the bloc’s democratic values and economic reform plans.

Furore over killing of teen in drugs war

Furore over killing of teen in drugs war

The Philippines police came under pressure yesterday to explain the killing of a high-school student after the 17-year-old became one of at least 91 people shot dead this week in an escalation of President Rodrigo Duterte’s ruthless war on drugs.

Next bear market for stocks and credit hits in 2018, shows survey

Next bear market for stocks and credit hits in 2018, shows survey

America’s second-longest bull run in stocks on record will end by late 2018, when US credit also will enter its first bear market since the global crisis, according to a Bloomberg survey of fund managers and strategists.

‘Generation Amazing showed me how football can change the societies we live in’

‘Generation Amazing showed me how football can change the societies we live in’

For 16-year-old Seb Carr, the Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy’s (SC’s) youngest Generation Amazing volunteer, the groundbreaking initiative has altered his outlook on life, and he says he has now witnessed first-hand how football can change the societies that we live in.

Little India struggles with tax revolution

Little India struggles with tax revolution

India has vowed that a new nationwide tax will revolutionise the economy by bringing more businesses into the digital system to enrich state coffers, but for shopkeeper Sanjay Kumar Rai, who has never used a computer ...

Qatar Superstock, Qatar Touring Car Championship at Losail this weekend

Qatar Superstock, Qatar Touring Car Championship at Losail this weekend

The fourth round of Qatar Superstock 600 and third round Qatar Touring Car Championship will take place this weekend at the Losail International Circuit.

Lincoln Continental 2017 shown at Doha event

Lincoln Continental 2017 shown at Doha event

Almana Motors Company (AMC), the exclusive distributor for Ford and Lincoln in Qatar, showcased the stylish new and improved Lincoln Continental 2017 during the US National Day celebration at the St Regis, Doha.

Study links personality to brain shape

Study links personality to brain shape

Personality traits such as moodiness or open-mindedness are linked to the shape of one’s brain, a study said Wednesday.