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Wolfsburg snap up Reds striker Origi on loan

Wolfsburg snap up Reds striker Origi on loan

German league side Wolfsburg has signed Belgium international striker Divock Origi from Liverpool on a year-long loan transfer.

CCQ ‘ready to take in pupils affected by siege’

CCQ ‘ready to take in pupils affected by siege’

Community College of Qatar (CCQ) president Ibrahim bin Saleh al-Naimi has said they are ready to receive Qatari students studying abroad who have been forced to leave as a result of the siege

Modi, marking three years in power, opens India's longest bridge

Modi, marking three years in power, opens India's longest bridge

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, marking three years in power, on Friday inaugurated the country's longest bridge that spans the vast Brahmaputra River in the northeastern state of Assam.

QU’s Health Cluster receives accreditation

QU’s Health Cluster receives accreditation

Qatar University (QU) Health Cluster yesterday celebrated its accreditation award as Continuing Professional Development (CPD) provider by the Qatar Council for Healthcare Practitioners (QCHP) of the Ministry of Public Health.

HBKU to host two-day course on women’s entrepreneurship

HBKU to host two-day course on women’s entrepreneurship

Hamad Bin Khalifa University’s (HBKU) Executive Education Centre will be hosting a two-day training programme on women and entrepreneurship later this month.

Gharafa thrash Qatar SC, Arabi edge out Shamal

Gharafa thrash Qatar SC, Arabi edge out Shamal

Al Gharafa continued their impressive showing in local basketball by thrashing Qatar Sports Club 102-74 in the Emir Cup yesterday.

Star parade

Star parade

Actress Janice Man poses on the red carpet during the 36th Hong Kong Film Awards in Hong Kong. Right: Actor Richie Jen and his wife Tina Chen pose on the red carpet during the 36th Hong Kong Film Awards.

Solar-powered cinema opens in Burkina Faso

Solar-powered cinema opens in Burkina Faso

A solar-powered cinema was unveiled in Burkina Faso on Friday ahead of the city’s hosting of Africa’s top film festival, even as movie theatres on the continent continue to disappear.

Divided parliament to elect Schulz’s successor

Divided parliament to elect Schulz’s successor

The European Parliament faces a stormy election for a new president tomorrow after a long-standing coalition of pro-EU parties collapsed just as the crisis-hit bloc confronts a wave of eurosceptic populism.

First lady who is content with life minus the power

First lady who is content with life minus the power

Sorry, folks: She’s not running. In a frequently compelling hour-long conversation on CBS with Michelle Obama, Oprah Winfrey asked about the difficulties of life in the White House and her role as the nation’s first black first lady.

Olympic spirit under question — is taking part enough?

Olympic spirit under question — is taking part enough?

German running twins Anna and Lisa Hahner crossed the Rio women’s marathon finish line hand-in-hand but their spontaneous move has not been universally seen as a celebration of the Olympic ideal.

At start of second term, Brexit crisis challenges IMF’s Lagarde anew

At start of second term, Brexit crisis challenges IMF’s Lagarde anew

International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde says that Britain’s vote to quit the European Union has injected significant uncertainty into the global economy but is nevertheless unlikely to cause a world recession.