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Australian found guilty of killing girlfriend in jet-ski accident

Australian found guilty of killing girlfriend in jet-ski accident

A Thai court on Thursday handed a suspended one-year prison sentence to an Australian man for accidentally killing his girlfriend in a jet-ski crash last month, a court official told dpa.

Bumgarner outduels Arrieta as Giants edge Cubs 3-2

Bumgarner outduels Arrieta as Giants edge Cubs 3-2

The San Francisco Giants have spent the past six weeks looking like the antithesis of a playoff team.

Bangladesh hangs Jamaat leader for war crimes in 1971

Bangladesh hangs Jamaat leader for war crimes in 1971

Bangladesh hanged a wealthy tycoon and top financial backer of its largest Islamist party late yesterday for war crimes, dealing a massive blow to the group’s ambitions in the Muslim-majority nation.

Pricing dispute hits supply of TB drugs in Pakistan

Pricing dispute hits supply of TB drugs in Pakistan

Swiss pharmaceuticals firm Novartis AG said it has stopped making tuberculosis drugs in Pakistan in a dispute over pricing, prompting fears of a health crisis due to a shortage of drugs in a country with the world’s fifth-highest TB rates.

Libyan forces 'retake port' in jihadist bastion Sirte

Libyan forces 'retake port' in jihadist bastion Sirte

Forces allied with Libya's unity government said Saturday they had recaptured the port in the jihadist stronghold of Sirte from Islamic State group fighters who are surrounded inside the city.

Breaking free of bearish spell, QSE gains 34 points

Breaking free of bearish spell, QSE gains 34 points

Qatar Stock Exchange on Wednesday snapped three days of bearish spell to gain 34 points, mainly on the back of sustained buying by Gulf institutions

Long queues at petrol stations continue to take their toll on motorists

Long queues at petrol stations continue to take their toll on motorists

Long queues at petrol stations across Doha continue to take their toll on motorists, Gulf Times has learnt after driving around the city for nearly five hours on Thursday afternoon.

Hutchison may sell stake in UK phone firm Three

Hutchison may sell stake in UK phone firm Three

CK Hutchison Holdings, the ports-to-telecoms arm of Asia’s richest man Li Ka-shing, said it may sell a stake in its UK phone carrier Three to help fund its proposed $15bn takeover of rival operator O2 UK.

Rain, strong winds expected Wednesday

Rain, strong winds expected Wednesday

Rain and strong winds are expected in the country, including Doha, on Wednesday, the Met department has said.

Torch Doha lit up in blue to observe Diabetes Day

Torch Doha lit up in blue to observe Diabetes Day

The Torch Doha was lit up in blue, using 3,780 LED exterior lights, as the hotel joined the World Diabetes Day initiative on November 14.

Ukraine crisis impact on financial markets muted, says Liikanen

Ukraine crisis impact on financial markets muted, says Liikanen

The Ukraine crisis has not had much impact on international financial markets so far, although it has hit Ukraine

Afridi’s legend grows with Asia Cup heroics

Afridi’s legend grows with Asia Cup heroics

When you think of pyrotechnics on a cricket ground, the name that first crops up in the mind is that of Shahid Afridi.