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At least 33 inmates killed in new Brazil prison riot

At least 33 inmates killed in new Brazil prison riot

At least 33 inmates were killed in a prison riot in Brazil on Friday, officials said, possibly in retaliation after members of a powerful drug gang were targeted in the worst prison massacre earlier this week.

Janet Jackson confirms she's pregnant at 50

Janet Jackson confirms she's pregnant at 50

Pop superstar Janet Jackson has confirmed that she is pregnant with her first child at age 50 -- and has the baby bump to prove it.

Russia announces first Syria talks since US freeze

Russia announces first Syria talks since US freeze

Russia on Wednesday announced the first international talks on the Syria conflict since Washington pulled out of bilateral ceasefire negotiations in protest at Moscow's bombing of Aleppo.

‘The longer ultras are really for the intelligent runner’

‘The longer ultras are really for the intelligent runner’

Sarah Whittington runs simply for the love of running, as a matter of fact her world revolves around running.

Hamilton in a spin after poor start

Hamilton in a spin after poor start

Lewis Hamilton’s dreams of winning the Italian Grand Prix for the third year in a row, and chalking up his 50th Formula One race victory, went out with the start lights yesterday.

Eskom ex-boss alleges Gupta family  influence

Eskom ex-boss alleges Gupta family influence

The crisis engulfing South Africa’s ruling ANC intensified yesterday as the former boss of South Africa’s state power firm became the latest figure to accuse a business family with ties to President Jacob Zuma of wielding undue influence.

HMC staff, families to take part in range of healthy, fun events

HMC staff, families to take part in range of healthy, fun events

Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC)’s staff and their families will participate in a range of activities to mark National Sport Day (NSD tomorrow.

Pakistan army chief to visit Kabul in push to peace talks

Pakistan army chief to visit Kabul in push to peace talks

Pakistan’s army chief General Raheel Sharif will visit Kabul tomorrow to hold talks with top Afghan civil and military leaders, the military said yesterday.

Brewing a tradition of honour and trust

Brewing a tradition of honour and trust

As I visit my friend in her elegantly decorated Arabic home, the rich smell of Arabic coffee — scented lightly...

An air of conflict peppers romance of Cup in Brazil

An air of conflict peppers romance of Cup in Brazil

For all the chaos, controversy and corporate greed that surrounds Sepp Blatter’s FIFA circus.

Mourinho beaten at his own game

Mourinho beaten at his own game

The stage had appeared set for Jose Mourinho to return to his native Lisbon, beat former side Real Madrid.