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Tennis champ Kvitova suffers knife attack, injures playing hand

Tennis champ Kvitova suffers knife attack, injures playing hand

Two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova suffered severe injuries to her playing hand yesterday defending herself from a knife-wielding intruder in her apartment, an attack she said left her “fortunate to be alive”.

Nepal PM admits 'delays' in justice for Maoist war victims

Nepal PM admits 'delays' in justice for Maoist war victims

Nepal on Sunday marked the 10th anniversary of the peace deal that ended a bloody Maoist insurgency as the prime minister admitted that justice for its victims has been delayed.

Venezuela president ends visit to Doha

Venezuela president ends visit to Doha

Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro left Doha yesterday after a two-day visit to Qatar.

Obama warns Hurricane Matthew a ‘serious storm’

Obama warns Hurricane Matthew a ‘serious storm’

President Barack Obama yesterday urged residents in the southeastern United States to prepare for the imminent arrival of Hurricane Matthew and to heed evacuation orders.

Music over academics, Travis finds his calling

Music over academics, Travis finds his calling

Had he followed the wishes of his parents, Jacques Webster could have gained a degree from the University of Texas...

Oman court jails three journalists, orders daily shut

Oman court jails three journalists, orders daily shut

An Omani court on Monday upheld a government order to permanently close a national newspaper and jailed three of its journalists for undermining the state, judicial sources said.

Despairing Argentina fans urge Messi to keep playing

Despairing Argentina fans urge Messi to keep playing

Argentines begged Lionel Messi yesterday not to abandon the national team before the 2018 World Cup after he tearfully announced his retirement in frustration at another last-gasp international defeat.

US Supreme Court strikes down restrictive Texas abortion law

US Supreme Court strikes down restrictive Texas abortion law

The US Supreme Court on Monday handed a victory to abortion rights advocates, striking down a Texas law imposing strict regulations on abortion doctors and facilities ...

Saudi policeman shot dead after Makkah raid

Saudi policeman shot dead after Makkah raid

A Saudi police officer has been shot dead in the Makkah region, the interior ministry said on Friday, after four suspected jihadists died during a raid in the same area.

Who will take on Camels 1 for title today?

Who will take on Camels 1 for title today?

Camels 1 have stayed undefeated in the inaugural Qatar Rugby Sevens competition after eight weeks of exhilirating action at the Aspire Warm Up Track.

Kenya troops captured in Shebaab raid

Kenya troops captured in Shebaab raid

Somalia’s Shebaab Islamist group said yesterday it had captured some Kenyan soldiers during an attack last week on military bases in western Somalia near the Kenyan border.

Pakistan executed 332 after reinstating death penalty

Pakistan executed 332 after reinstating death penalty

Pakistan announced this week that authorities have executed 332 criminals and militants since lifting a moratorium on the death penalty in 2014, marking the first time an official tally has been released.