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Malaysia to pay US firm up to $70mn if it finds MH370

Malaysia to pay US firm up to $70mn if it finds MH370

Malaysia signed a deal yesterday to pay a US seabed exploration firm up to $70mn if it finds the missing Malaysia Airlines aircraft MH370 within 90 days of embarking on a new search in the Southern Indian ocean.

Abuses could intensify under martial law: UN

Abuses could intensify under martial law: UN

A Muslim indigenous community in the southern Philippines has suffered widespread human right abuses that could intensify with President Rodrigo Duterte’s extension of martial law there, UN-appointed experts said.

Tour de France winner Froome faces questions over drugs test

Tour de France winner Froome faces questions over drugs test

Four-time Tour de France winner Chris Froome had twice the permissible amount of asthma medication in his system during the Vuelta race in September, the UCI and his team revealed yesterday.

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.

Duterte lauds China’s help at ‘crucial moment’ in Marawi

Duterte lauds China’s help at ‘crucial moment’ in Marawi

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte yesterday heaped praise on visiting Chinese Premier Li Keqiang for what he said was China’s “critical” role in expediting the end of a five-month war with insurgents in a Philippine town.

Emir calls for rain prayer

Emir calls for rain prayer

The Emir will perform Istisqa prayer at Al Wajba prayer area along with crowds of citizen worshippers.

Valencia put pressure on Barca, Atletico win

Valencia put pressure on Barca, Atletico win

Valencia swept aside Leganes 3-0 yesterday as they continued their stunning form with an eighth straight win to close to within a point of La Liga leaders Barcelona.

Doha Bank launches new benefits to Al Riyada customers

Doha Bank launches new benefits to Al Riyada customers

Doha Bank has announced new exclusive benefits and wealth management solutions to its priority banking Al Riyada customers.

Germany steel workers protest merger plan of Thyssenkrup and Tata

Germany steel workers protest merger plan of Thyssenkrup and Tata

Several thousand steelworkers took to the streets of Bochum in Germany’s industrial heartland yesterday to protest against the planned merger of the European steel units of Thyssenkrupp and Tata Steel.

Fresh fires, bomb blast in Rakhine, unrest rages

Fresh fires, bomb blast in Rakhine, unrest rages

Twenty homes caught fire and a bomb was detonated near a mosque in Myanmar’s Rakhine state, the government said yesterday, the latest unrest in a region that has seen hundreds of thousands of Rohinyga Muslims flee in under a month.

Qatar participates in First OIC Summit on Science and Tech

Qatar participates in First OIC Summit on Science and Tech

The State of Qatar has participated in the first summit of the Organization of Islamic Co-operation (OIC) on science and technology, currently being held in the Republic of Kazakhstan.

Real Madrid held by Levante as Marcelo sees red

Real Madrid held by Levante as Marcelo sees red

Real Madrid paid for the absence of Cristiano Ronaldo and a series of missed chances by Gareth Bale as they were held 1-1 at home by Levante on Saturday.