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Vettel still smiling after difficult day

Vettel still smiling after difficult day

Sebastian Vettel refused to be downcast on Sunday after surrendering the Formula One championship lead to Lewis Hamilton on a dominant day for Mercedes and a difficult one for Ferrari.

Key powers fail to nail down safe zones plan

Key powers fail to nail down safe zones plan

Powerbrokers Russia, Turkey and Iran failed yesterday to iron out the details of four safe zones in war-torn Syria after two days of peace talks in Kazakhstan.

Emir meets German FM

Emir meets German FM

His Highness the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani met the German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel and the accompanying delegation at Al Bahar Palace yesterday.

Aspire Academy celebrates decade of sports development with graduation of 10th batch

Aspire Academy celebrates decade of sports development with graduation of 10th batch

The Aspire Dome was lit up in proud blue, white and maroon colours as Aspire Academy recently celebrated the graduation of 38 student-athletes who make up Qatar’s next bright generation of athletes in fields including athletics, gymnastics, football, football refereeing, fencing, and table tennis.

Over 200,000 Muslims protest against Jakarta governor

Over 200,000 Muslims protest against Jakarta governor

More than 200,000 Indonesian Muslims prayed in unison and chanted Quranic verses on Friday in the second major demonstration against Jakarta's Christian governor.

Qatar go down to Germany

Qatar go down to Germany

Reigning European champions Germany cruised past Qatar 34-22 to advance to the semi-finals of the Rio Games men’s handball competition yesterday.

44 Lankan migrants found stranded off Indonesian waters

44 Lankan migrants found stranded off Indonesian waters

Forty-four Sri Lanka migrants, including nine children, have been found in the waters off Lhoknga in Indonesia’s westernmost province of Aceh...

Film chronicler Anandan dies in Chennai at 89

Film chronicler Anandan dies in Chennai at 89

Veteran film chronicler P G Ananthakrishnan, popularly known as Film News Anandan, died of old age at his Mahalingapuram residence in Chennai on March 21.

Doha Motors lift maiden IBQ Masters Trophy

Doha Motors lift maiden IBQ Masters Trophy

In the 11th IBQ Masters Cricket Tournament, Doha Motors earned their maiden Championship victory when they defeated Engineering Supplies by eight wickets.

Ashghal’s e-system to streamline workflow

Ashghal’s e-system to streamline workflow

The Public Works Authority (Ashghal) has started using an electronic system for managing the meetings of the tenders and auctions committees.

Hundreds take part in GCC charity bike show

Hundreds take part in GCC charity bike show

More than 600 bikers from GCC countries took part in the two-day GCC Charity Bike Show, which kicked off yesterday at Katara – the Cultural Village in Doha.

Olympics-bound boxer reaches out to refugees

Olympics-bound boxer reaches out to refugees

Artem Harutyunyan (pic) is on his way up with his career as a boxer. So it seemed odd that, on one recent day, he was in a dimly lit basement of a refugee shelter in a quiet Hamburg neighbourhood.