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Sudanese militia commander waits in wings after president ousted

Sudanese militia commander waits in wings after president ousted

When Omar Hassan al-Bashir wanted protection from rivals during his long rule as president of Sudan, he turned to Mohamed Hamdan Dagalo, a commander of widely feared Arab militias.

Amir stresses commitment to Sudan's unity, stability

Amir stresses commitment to Sudan's unity, stability

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani and Sudanese President Omar Hassan al-Bashir held talks at the Amiri Diwan Wednesday.

India detains hundreds, cancels 300 trains after clashes over 'rape guru' kill 30

India detains hundreds, cancels 300 trains after clashes over 'rape guru' kill 30

Indian authorities have arrested hundreds of people and cancelled more than 300 trains passing through two northern states after at least 30 people were killed in violent protests following the conviction of a self-styled 'godman'.

Sudan's Bashir announces one-month ceasefire extension

Sudan's Bashir announces one-month ceasefire extension

Sudanese President Omar Hassan al-Bashir has announced a one-month extension of his unilateral ceasefire in fighting with rebels in the country's war zones.

Church protests killings as Filipinos honour the dead

Church protests killings as Filipinos honour the dead

Philippine church leaders yesterday renewed calls for an end to killings linked to President Rodrigo Duterte’s drug war as millions of people took part in traditional ceremonies to remember the dead.

Real need more of everything to halt slump, says Zidane

Real need more of everything to halt slump, says Zidane

Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane (right) said he is unaffected by criticism but admitted his side need to improve in all areas as they try to end a run of four games without a win when they travel to Real Betis today.

Ooredoo showcases success strategy on ‘Capital Markets Day’

Ooredoo showcases success strategy on ‘Capital Markets Day’

Ooredoo has offered key market participants of its annual “Capital Markets Day” an in-depth insight into Ooredoo’s strategy for growth and its progress against ambitious targets for development.

Syrian rebel says truce has "practically failed and has ended"

Syrian rebel says truce has "practically failed and has ended"

A truce brokered by the United States and Russia has "practically failed and has ended" and there is no hope that aid will be delivered to rebel-held eastern Aleppo, a Syrian rebel official said on Monday.

Yingluck indicted over rice subsidy scheme

Yingluck indicted over rice subsidy scheme

Former Thai premier Yingluck Shinawatra was indicted over a bungled rice subsidy scheme yesterday in the latest legal move against her ...

 PEGIDA rally in Austria dwarfed by counter-protest

PEGIDA rally in Austria dwarfed by counter-protest

The first protest in the Austrian city of Linz by Germany’s “anti-Islamisation” movement PEGIDA drew just 150 supporters yesterday and was dwarfed by a counter-demo...

CID arrests two, fake currency racket busted

CID arrests two, fake currency racket busted

The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) has arrested two persons involved in circulating counterfeit currencies.

QP hands over cheque to Traffic Department

QP hands over cheque to Traffic Department

Qatar Petroleum (QP) has presented a cheque to the Traffic Department in support of its recently held 30th GCC Annual Traffic Week.