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Challengers win thriller against City Exchange

Challengers win thriller against City Exchange

United Challengers beat City Exchange by one wicket in a thrilling match in the QNB ISC Challengers Trophy 2017 at Asian Town Stadium.

QU hosts workshop on tissue engineering, stem cell tech

QU hosts workshop on tissue engineering, stem cell tech

More than 150 healthcare practitioners, academics, students, researchers and pharmacists attended the Continuous Professional Development (CPD) accredited workshop, which was recently held by the Biomedical Research Centre (BRC) at Qatar University (QU), QU-Health and Qatar National Research Fund (Q

British woman wins compensation for Lanka deportation over tattoo

British woman wins compensation for Lanka deportation over tattoo

Sri Lanka’s top court yesterday awarded compensation to a British woman arrested for sporting a Buddha tattoo, saying the tourist was subjected to “horrifying and scandalous treatment” by local authorities.

Govt quits efforts to include Dam in CPEC

Govt quits efforts to include Dam in CPEC

Pakistan has withdrawn its request to include the $14bn Diamer-Bhasha Dam in the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) framework after Beijing placed strict conditions including ownership of the project, said Water and Power Development Authority (Wapda) Chairman Muzammil Hussain yesterday.

Maryam angrily reacts to Panama Papers judgment

Maryam angrily reacts to Panama Papers judgment

Ousted Pakistani prime minister Nawaz Sharif’s daughter Maryam Nawaz, once again, took a dig at the judiciary and the military establishment following the release of the detailed judgement of the Supreme Court in the Panama Papers case yesterday.

Veteran BNP leader passes away

Veteran BNP leader passes away

A top leader of opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) M K Anwar died yesterday at his Elephant Road residence in Dhaka. He was 84.

Airbus turmoil overshadows bid to rescue CSeries

Airbus turmoil overshadows bid to rescue CSeries

Airbus’s coup in buying a $6bn Canadian jetliner project for a dollar stunned investors and took the spotlight off a growing ethics row last week, but internal disarray has raised questions over how smoothly it can implement the deal.

Bangladesh eases charity access to Rohingya refugees

Bangladesh eases charity access to Rohingya refugees

Bangladesh has strictly limited access to Rohingya camps in recent years. It has never given reasons, but the country is sensitive about security.

Siege countries want to put Qatar under guardianship: FM

Siege countries want to put Qatar under guardianship: FM

HE the Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani has described the partnership between Qatar and the United States as "very strong".

Massive Kabul truck bomb kills 90, wounds hundreds

Massive Kabul truck bomb kills 90, wounds hundreds

At least 90 people were killed and hundreds wounded yesterday when a massive truck bomb ripped through Kabul’s diplomatic quarter, bringing carnage to the streets of the Afghan capital just days into the holy fasting month of Ramadan.

Emirates chief warns of ‘gathering storm’ from discount rivals

Emirates chief warns of ‘gathering storm’ from discount rivals

Emirates president Tim Clark said he’s bracing for a “gathering storm” as low-cost airlines encroach on the inter-continental routes around which the biggest long-haul carrier has built its business.

Heavy snow leaves 54 dead in Afghanistan

Heavy snow leaves 54 dead in Afghanistan

The death toll from three days of heavy snow across Afghanistan rose to 54 on Sunday and there were fears the toll could rise as rescuers began clearing roads to remote areas.