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Embattled Kobe Steel plant loses last quality badge

Embattled Kobe Steel plant loses last quality badge

The Kobe Steel plant at the centre of a data-falsification scandal that has shaken supply chains around the world has been stripped of all its industrial quality certifications, the Japanese government said yesterday.

Mourinho gives no guarantees on Rooney’s Man United future

Mourinho gives no guarantees on Rooney’s Man United future

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho was coy on questions over Wayne Rooney’s future at the club as he confirmed the striker was still not fit enough to return for their Europa League clash with Saint-Etienne.

Former F1 supremo Ecclestone dismisses rival series rumours

Former F1 supremo Ecclestone dismisses rival series rumours

Former Formula One chief executive Bernie Ecclestone has dismissed speculation that he might set up a rival series and said he would never want to undermine the existing championship.

Japanese man dies after rice ball eating contest

Japanese man dies after rice ball eating contest

A 28-year-old man died in Japan after choking on a rice ball at a speed-eating contest, an event organiser said on Tuesday. The man died on November 16 in hospital three days after choking.

Pillars along Nepal-India border to have GPS

Pillars along Nepal-India border to have GPS

More than 8,000 boundary pillars at the Nepal-India border will have internationally accepted global positioning system...

Ezdan chairman joins 40th anniversary celebration of Spanish newspaper El Pais

Ezdan chairman joins 40th anniversary celebration of Spanish newspaper El Pais

Ezdan Holding Group chairman Sheikh Dr Khalid bin Thani al-Thani participated in the commemoration of the 40th anniversary of Spanish newspaper El Pais, a subsidiary of Spanish PRISA Group, at the Cibeles Palace in Madrid, Spain

Beauty pageant winners

Beauty pageant winners

Winner of Miss Nepal 2015 Evana Manandhar, centre, first runner-up Dibyata Vaidya, left, and second runner-up

A wall of support

A wall of support

Qatar’s Bedaya Centre organised a wall of support for Gaza victims. People were invited to compose compassionate messages.

Republicans rally against extension of Adams’ arrest

Republicans rally against extension of Adams’ arrest

Hundreds of supporters of detained republican leader Gerry Adams rallied in Belfast yesterday after Northern Ireland police obtained an extension ...

Karzai picks a new VP as 15 die in car bomb blast

Karzai picks a new VP as 15 die in car bomb blast

Afghan President Hamid Karzai yesterday nominated a new vice president, a moderate politician from the same ethnic group as an opposition ...

India to block US probes, ready for fight at WTO

India to block US probes, ready for fight at WTO

India has decided to block investigations by the US into its trade policies and patent laws.