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Smith goes against instincts to suck oxygen out of rivals

Smith goes against instincts to suck oxygen out of rivals

When Steve Smith reached three figures at Pune in February he thumped his chest so hard it must have left a bruise. It was an innings he assessed as the best of his life.

Qatari-Moroccan ties... 45 years of partnership

Qatari-Moroccan ties... 45 years of partnership

Qatar and Morocco have diplomatic relations since 1972, based on a mutual will and an unlimited common aspiration to develop and expand the areas of co-operation to serve the interests of both countries and peoples.

Pope Francis leads mass for thousands of Egyptian Catholics

Pope Francis leads mass for thousands of Egyptian Catholics

Pope Francis led a jubilant mass for thousands of Egyptian Catholics on Saturday during a visit to support the country's embattled Christian minority and promote dialogue with Muslims.

Afghan president praised for peace efforts on Indonesia visit

Afghan president praised for peace efforts on Indonesia visit

Indonesia yesterday praised Afghan President Ashraf Ghani for his efforts to bring peace to his violence-ravaged country, as he embarked on his first official trip to South-East Asia.

Goic, KAUST discuss cooperation to support GCC industries

Goic, KAUST discuss cooperation to support GCC industries

A delegation from the Gulf Organisation for Industrial Consulting’s (Goic) recently visited Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah University of Science & Technology (KAUST) to promote cooperation in the fields of scientific research and innovation to support industries in the GCC.

New UN envoy warns allies: back us or we’ll take names

New UN envoy warns allies: back us or we’ll take names

Washington’s new ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, has vowed to show US strength, bluntly warning those who oppose President Donald Trump’s policies that she is “taking names” and will respond.

Photo of dazed Syrian boy symbolises Aleppo’s plight

Photo of dazed Syrian boy symbolises Aleppo’s plight

A shocked Syrian boy pictured sitting in an ambulance covered in blood and dust after an air strike became a symbol of civilian suffering in Aleppo yesterday, drawing worldwide attention.

Why mothers deserve their very own day

Why mothers deserve their very own day

Our mothers are unique. Each mom has her own special way of dealing with the world and helping you cope along the way.

Tense Odessa marks clashes anniversary

Tense Odessa marks clashes anniversary

Ukrainian police in the tense southern city of Odessa yesterday discovered grenades near the site of commemorations

Oil price bottoming depends on global growth: IEA chief

Oil price bottoming depends on global growth: IEA chief

International Energy Agency (IEA) chief Fatih Birol said yesterday that oil prices may have bottomed out, providing that the health of the global economy does not pose a concern.

Commodity rout cuts $8.6bn from Japan trading houses

Commodity rout cuts $8.6bn from Japan trading houses

Japan’s biggest trading companies, stalwarts of the nation’s economy, expect to book combined write-downs of at least ¥970bn ($8.6bn) as ill-timed investments in commodities ranging from shale gas to copper mines erode profitability.

Scottish kicker relishing pressure

Scottish kicker relishing pressure

Scotland-born Graham Gano says he would relish the pressure of having to kick a Super Bowl-winning field goal after a season where rule changes made his unerring accuracy with the boot more valuable than ever.