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No more migrant ‘Jungle’ camps, Macron pledges

No more migrant ‘Jungle’ camps, Macron pledges

President Emmanuel Macron has vowed that France would no longer allow migrant camps like the notorious “Jungle” in Calais as he defended a tougher line on immigration that has attracted sharp criticism from some of his allies.

Tourist arrivals at record high

Tourist arrivals at record high

A tourist takes a photograph at the Galle Face beach in Colombo yesterday.

Arsenal’s Walcott set to join Everton

Arsenal’s Walcott set to join Everton

Arsenal forward Theo Walcott is edging closer to a £20mn move to Everton after he travelled to Merseyside for a medical as Toffees coach Sam Allardyce bids to boost his attacking options.

Malaysia stun Saudi Arabia to take quarter-final spot

Malaysia stun Saudi Arabia to take quarter-final spot

Danial Amier Norhisham sealed a 1-0 win for Malaysia over Saudi Arabia in their final Group C match of the AFC U23 Championship 2018 yesterday as Ong Kim Swee’s side claimed a place in the quarter-finals.

IBSF-ACBS team championship to be held in Doha in Feb-Mar

IBSF-ACBS team championship to be held in Doha in Feb-Mar

After successfully hosting two tournaments in November 2017, Qatar will play host to International Billiards and Snooker Federation (IBSF)-Asian Confederation of Billiards Sports (ACBS) World Team Championship next month.

Reds stun City as Sanchez nears exit

Reds stun City as Sanchez nears exit

Liverpool condemned Manchester City to their first Premier League defeat of the season yesterday as Arsenal’s defeat was marked by the missing Alexis Sanchez, who looks set to leave the club imminently.

World Cup adds to pressure on players: Hassan

World Cup adds to pressure on players: Hassan

Star defender Abdelkarim Hassan has admitted Qatari teams are under additional pressure to win competitions because the country is hosting the FIFA World Cup in 2022.

‘Kyrgios can become global superstar’

‘Kyrgios can become global superstar’

Australian maverick Nick Kyrgios is ready to win over his doubters and can become an ‘international sporting superstar’ according to former world number one Boris Becker.

Programme protecting young immigrants 'probably dead,' Trump says

Programme protecting young immigrants 'probably dead,' Trump says

A US immigration programme protecting hundreds of thousands of young people brought to the United States illegally as children is ‘probably dead,’ President Donald Trump said Sunday.

Iranian tanker sinks engulfed in flames, official says no hope of survivors

Iranian tanker sinks engulfed in flames, official says no hope of survivors

A Iranian oil tanker burst into flames from end to end and sank Sunday, eight days after a collision with a cargo ship off China, state media said.

Customs officials foil cocaine smuggling bid at HIA

Customs officials foil cocaine smuggling bid at HIA

The General Authority of Customs (GAC) has foiled an attempt to smuggle 7.25kg of the illicit drug, cocaine, through Hamad International Airport (HIA).

Hundreds of people flee as Philippines' Mayon Volcano spews ash

Hundreds of people flee as Philippines' Mayon Volcano spews ash

The Philippines' most active volcano on Saturday spewed a thick cloud of ash, prompting hundreds of people to flee homes surrounding the mountain, officials said.