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Axelsen to play Chen Long in China final

Axelsen to play Chen Long in China final

World number one Viktor Axelsen of Denmark will play the reigning Olympic champion and home hope Chen Long in today’s mouthwatering final of the China Open.

Mugabe resisting army pressure to quit: sources

Mugabe resisting army pressure to quit: sources

President Robert Mugabe is insisting he remains Zimbabwe’s only legitimate ruler and balking at mediation by a Catholic priest to allow the 93-year-old former guerrilla a graceful exit after a military coup, sources said yesterday.

Lebanon wants good ties with Saudi, says foreign minister

Lebanon wants good ties with Saudi, says foreign minister

Lebanese Foreign Minister Gebran Bassil said on Wednesday that Lebanon will continue taking steps in "a brotherly way" to resolve the issue of its prime minister, Saad al-Hariri, who resigned while in Saudi Arabia and has yet to return.

Germany’s dangerous obsession

Germany’s dangerous obsession

As Germany’s Christian Democratic Union (CDU) and its Bavarian sister party, the Christian Social Union (CSU), seek to form an unprecedented “Jamaica coalition” with the liberal Free Democrats (FDP) and the Greens, the rest of Europe anxiously awaits the government programme that will result from th

FM meets Omani counterpart

FM meets Omani counterpart

Qatar’s Minister of Foreign Affairs HE Sheikh Mohamed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani met the Minister Responsible for Foreign Affairs of Oman Yusuf bin Alawi bin Abdullah

MoPH event creates awareness on lifestyle diseases, occupational hazards

MoPH event creates awareness on lifestyle diseases, occupational hazards

About 2,000 low income workers attended an awareness programme organised by the Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) in collaboration with a number of governmental and social organisations at the Medical Commission on Saturday.

Bangladeshi academic missing amid spike in disappearances

Bangladeshi academic missing amid spike in disappearances

Mubashar Hasan, an assistant professor of political science at Bangladesh's North South University (NSU), has not been seen since Tuesday afternoon, his family said.

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’.

European stocks mixed as traders book profits

European stocks mixed as traders book profits

World stock markets were mixed yesterday as traders took profits following recent gains that have sent indices to record or multi-year highs.

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.

Qatar banks see domestic assets jump 16% in Sept

Qatar banks see domestic assets jump 16% in Sept

Doha’s banking sector witnessed a robust about 16% year-on-year expansion in domestic assets in September this year, even as its overseas assets declined more than 4%, according to the Qatar Central Bank (QCB) data.

Italy seizes 50 million euros worth of IS 'fighter drug'

Italy seizes 50 million euros worth of IS 'fighter drug'

Italian police have seized 50 million euros worth of tablets of a synthetic opiate destined to be sold by the Islamic State (IS) group in Libya to raise funds for attacks, a court said Friday.