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New system allows kin to block gamblers

New system allows kin to block gamblers

Families of gambling addicts will be able to block their kin from online horse betting under a new system the Japan Racing Association plans to introduce this week.

Mideast needs two-state solution, Pope says in Christmas message

Mideast needs two-state solution, Pope says in Christmas message

Pope Francis used his Christmas message on Monday to call for a negotiated two-state solution to end the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, after US President Donald Trump stoked regional tensions with his recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

Hong Kong, Tokyo lead Asia markets’ fall

Hong Kong, Tokyo lead Asia markets’ fall

Technology and energy firms were the biggest losers as Hong Kong and Tokyo led an Asian market plunge yesterday, extending retreats across Europe and New York.

Comedian takes on Trump

Comedian takes on Trump

Nepali comedian Manoj Gajurel received threats for impersonating the king when the small Himalayan country was still ruled by a monarchy. Today he is taking aim at another powerful figure, US President Donald Trump.

Millions pour into US towns in path of total eclipse

Millions pour into US towns in path of total eclipse

On Monday, when a total solar eclipse sweeps across the United States for the first time in 99 years, people gathering in Charleston, South Carolina, will be the last on the continent to experience it.

Ahli, Arabi look to make it two in a row

Ahli, Arabi look to make it two in a row

Al Ahli will take on Al Arabi on the up following a morale-boosting win over a struggling Al Wakrah when the two teams meet in Round 17 of the Qatar Stars League today.

Mideast conference in Paris on January 15

Mideast conference in Paris on January 15

Around 70 countries will gather in France on January 15 for a conference to throw the international community's weight behind a two-state solution in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, French officials said on Thursday.

KPMG holds seminar on upcoming changes to financial reporting standards

KPMG holds seminar on upcoming changes to financial reporting standards

KPMG in Qatar recently held a seminar on upcoming changes to financial reporting standards and their impact on Qatar’s businesses.

Indonesian IS militant gets jail term

Indonesian IS militant gets jail term

An Indonesian court yesterday jailed an Islamic State group supporter for eight years for his role in a deadly gun and suicide bombing attack in Jakarta, the latest extremist sentenced over the assault.

Djokovic says no talks on retaining Becker as coach

Djokovic says no talks on retaining Becker as coach

World number one Novak Djokovic said yesterday he hadn’t made any plans to keep Boris Becker as a coach next year as they appeared headed for a split.

Lessons in basic driving etiquette

Lessons in basic driving etiquette

When I went to the Souq Waqif public park for my routine early morning walk at 5:10am the other day, I left my car in the parking lot nearby.

Guidelines soon on diabetes treatment

Guidelines soon on diabetes treatment

Ministry of Public Health is preparing to implement a set of guidelines for diabetic patient care in Qatar, a senior official has said.