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Zuma’s junk-avoiding budget plans may hurt South Africa growth

Zuma’s junk-avoiding budget plans may hurt South Africa growth

South Africa’s plan to cut spending and raise taxes to stave off further debt downgrades may have unintended consequences – stunting the economic growth that ratings companies are demanding.

More alive than ever: Neymar after scoring debut

More alive than ever: Neymar after scoring debut

Neymar wasted no time in making an impact on the field for Paris Saint-Germain, scoring on his debut in a 3-0 win at Guingamp on Sunday and declaring himself to be “feeling more alive than ever”.

British actor John Hurt dead at 77

British actor John Hurt dead at 77

Veteran British actor Sir John Hurt, Oscar-nominated for his star turn in "The Elephant Man" and his supporting role in "Midnight Express", has died after a long battle with pancreatic cancer, a representative said on Saturday. He was 77.

Butler’s big night lifts Bulls, Cavs and Warriors win

Butler’s big night lifts Bulls, Cavs and Warriors win

Chicago Bulls owed their turnaround was down to Butler, whose 52 points were one shy of his career high.

Expert warns of silent diabetes symptoms

Expert warns of silent diabetes symptoms

Hamad Medical Corporation’s (HMC) senior consultant and head of endocrinology and diabetes, Dr Mahmoud Zirie, has urged people to talk to their family about diabetes and specifically its symptoms and risk factors.

Business ties with Qatar growing: Vietnam envoy

Business ties with Qatar growing: Vietnam envoy

The number of Vietnamese workers in Qatar has touched nearly 2,000 with prospects for more to come, especially in the construction sector, ambassador Nguyen Hoang said.

A downpayment on disaster?

A downpayment on disaster?

Participants at COP21 have highlighted several existing frameworks that might be used to address human mobility in the face of climate change

Time names Merkel as its 'person of 2015'

Time names Merkel as its 'person of 2015'

Time magazine Wednesday named German Chancellor Angela Merkel as its "Person of the Year 2015," hailing her leadership for navigating debt and refugee crises

United may leave City in pole position for Pep

United may leave City in pole position for Pep

Manchester United intend to take a back seat when Pep Guardiola’s contract with Bayern Munich expires at the end of the season,....

Penal centres ‘hailed by human rights groups’

Penal centres ‘hailed by human rights groups’

Penal institutions in Qatar have implemented relevant international standards and earned the praise of international human rights organisations,

Qatar Airways interested in more airline stakes

Qatar Airways interested in more airline stakes

Qatar Airways would like to raise its stake in the owner of British Airways and Iberia at some point and may invest...

Great all-round effort sees Langdon and Al Anabi Racing reach Kansas final round

Great all-round effort sees Langdon and Al Anabi Racing reach Kansas final round

They may not have won the race, but Shawn Langdon and the Qatar Al Anabi Racing Top Fuel Team, the three-time and defending World Championship team owned by His Excellency...