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Qatar shares snap 6-day losing streak on buying support

Qatar shares snap 6-day losing streak on buying support

The Qatar Stock Exchange on Thursday snapped six consecutive days of bearish spell to settle higher on strong buying support from Gulf and foreign institutions.

Inspectors destroy five tonnes of watermelons unfit for consumption

Inspectors destroy five tonnes of watermelons unfit for consumption

Inspectors from Doha Municipality’s Health Department yesterday destroyed five tonnes of watermelons at the Abu Hamour Central Market as the fruits were found “unfit for human consumption”.

Edhi Foundation fears drop in donations

Edhi Foundation fears drop in donations

Philanthropist Abdul Sattar Edhi’s son, Faisal, fears that the Edhi Foundation may see a decline in donations because some people have been maligning his late father and spreading rumours about him.

Last chance saloon for faltering Austria

Last chance saloon for faltering Austria

Marcel Koller’s Austria have one “uncomfortable” last chance to salvage their Euro 2016 campaign in their final group game against Iceland at the Stade de France today.

Not all champions can be role models, says Ian Thorpe

Not all champions can be role models, says Ian Thorpe

Although Olympic champions can make great role models, sports officials can’t expect all athletes to be angels in their pursuit of results, according to Australian swimming great Ian Thorpe.

Obama meets Dalai Lama in spite of China protest

Obama meets Dalai Lama in spite of China protest

President Barack Obama met the exiled Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, at the White House on Wednesday despite a warning by China that this would damage diplomatic relations.

Shopping time

Shopping time

Bangladeshi shoppers visit a market one week into the month of Ramadan and ahead of Eid al-Fitr celebrations in Dhaka yesterday

Ethiopia says will not escalate border clash with Eritrea

Ethiopia says will not escalate border clash with Eritrea

Ethiopia and Eritrea both suffered casualties during weekend skirmishes along their border but Addis Ababa will not escalate the dispute on its own, an Ethiopian official said on Tuesday.

Ibrahimovic takes a swipe at French president

Ibrahimovic takes a swipe at French president

Former Paris Saint-Germain striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic said yesterday he did more for France than President Francois Hollande simply by paying the top rate of tax on his earnings.

Hasina meets Saudi King

Hasina meets Saudi King

Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz al-Saud meeting with Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in Jeddah yesterday.