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Suicide bomber kills six near police checkpoint in Afghan capital

Suicide bomber kills six near police checkpoint in Afghan capital

A suicide bomber blew himself up in the Afghan capital of Kabul on Monday, killing at least six people near a police checkpoint, including policemen ...

Qatar condemns blast in Afghanistan's Jalalabad

Qatar condemns blast in Afghanistan's Jalalabad

The explosion led to a number of deaths and injuries.

Bomb in van kills 11 at checkpoint in Philippine south: army

Bomb in van kills 11 at checkpoint in Philippine south: army

A bomb exploded in a van and killed 11 people at a military checkpoint in the restive southern Philippines on Tuesday in an attack that officials blamed on militants with ties to the Islamic State group.

Trump steps up efforts to check China influence surge in Latin America

Trump steps up efforts to check China influence surge in Latin America

The Trump administration is pushing back against China’s efforts to boost its economic ties with Latin America, as the rivalry intensifies between the world’s two largest economies.

‘Qatar responded with maturity in Gulf crisis’

‘Qatar responded with maturity in Gulf crisis’

Qatar has maintained a moral high ground over the last six months of the siege, ensuring that people living in the blockading countries are not harmed by the crisis, Ministry of Interior's senior project manager Khalifa Khan told Qatar Urdu Radio’s live show Haqeeqat.

US embassy to hold ‘Open Mic Night’ at Katara on Saturday

US embassy to hold ‘Open Mic Night’ at Katara on Saturday

The US embassy in Qatar is calling on spoken word performers, musicians, poets and writers of all levels and ages to share their work at an ‘Open Mic Night’ on November 11, at Katara, under the theme of ‘Transforming Obstacles into Opportunities’.

Federer advises Murray not to rush back too quickly

Federer advises Murray not to rush back too quickly

Roger Federer believes Andy Murray should follow his lead by ensuring he does not rush back to competitive action too quickly following the Scot’s injury-ruined season.

Fashion shows featuring latest in Arabian dresses mark Heya opening

Fashion shows featuring latest in Arabian dresses mark Heya opening

A series of fashion shows featuring the latest in Arabian and modest dresses highlighted the opening of the 12th Heya Arabian Fashion Exhibition at the Doha Exhibition and Convention Centre.

Elan launches The Torch, The Runway at DHFC

Elan launches The Torch, The Runway at DHFC

Elan Media has launched its latest ‘digital out-of-home’ assets at the Doha Festival City (DHFC) – The Torch and The Runway.

Ban opposed

Ban opposed

Hindu activists protest against a court-ordered ban on the sale of firecrackers to curtail air pollution in the capital by setting off firecrackers during a protest in New Delhi yesterday.

Rossi fifth as Marquez wins Aragon Grand Prix

Rossi fifth as Marquez wins Aragon Grand Prix

Defending champion Marc Marquez won the Aragon MotoGP yesterday to take a 16-point lead in the world championship standings.

Italian populists to unveil 5-Star candidate for PM

Italian populists to unveil 5-Star candidate for PM

Italy's populist 5-Star Movement (M5S) announces its candidate for prime minister Saturday as it braces to attempt a revolutionary shift from protest to ruling party.