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US, Mexico and Canada to host 2026 World Cup

US, Mexico and Canada to host 2026 World Cup

The United States, Mexico and Canada won the right to host the 2026 World Cup, beating Morocco in a vote by FIFA member nations on Wednesday.

Queensland result leaves Australian PM closer to edge

Queensland result leaves Australian PM closer to edge

The loss of a state election in Queensland has stepped up pressure on Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, who risks losing control of parliament at a by-election next month.

Oman Air marking Renaissance Day with photograph and Twitter contests

Oman Air marking Renaissance Day with photograph and Twitter contests

Oman Air has announced that it is celebrating Oman’s Renaissance Day with Facebook and Instagram photograph and Twitter competitions.

Modi party wins India's biggest state, strengthens grip on power

Modi party wins India's biggest state, strengthens grip on power

Narendra Modi's party won a landslide victory in India's most populous state on Saturday in a massive vote of confidence for the prime minister halfway into his first term.

Commercial Bank wins ‘Best investor relations’ award

Commercial Bank wins ‘Best investor relations’ award

Commercial Bank has won the ‘Best investor relations’ award for mid-cap companies at the Qatar Stock Exchange’s 2nd Annual Investor Relations Excellence Programme Awards ceremony.

Emir holds talks with Niger president

Emir holds talks with Niger president

HH the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani and President of Niger Mahamadou Issoufou held a session of official talks at the Emiri Diwan yesterday.

3,500 ancient treasures and works of art recovered in Europol crackdown

3,500 ancient treasures and works of art recovered in Europol crackdown

Police officers from 18 countries recovered more than 3,500 stolen works of art and ancient artefacts of “great cultural importance” in a joint operation last year, the European police agency said yesterday.

Trump says poll outcome not affected by hacking

Trump says poll outcome not affected by hacking

President-elect Donald Trump has declined to single out Russia over cyber-interference in the US election after a briefing by top intelligence chiefs yesterday, and said he was confident the outcome was not affected by hacking.

Suspected Islamist militants free 93 prisoners in central Mali

Suspected Islamist militants free 93 prisoners in central Mali

Suspected Islamist militants freed 93 prisoners during an attack on a jail in the central Mali town of Niono early on Tuesday, officials said.

BoJ making contingency plans to meet Brexit risks

BoJ making contingency plans to meet Brexit risks

Japanese policymakers are in frequent contact with European counterparts on how to soothe markets if Britain votes to leave the European Union, with the first line of defence aimed at preventing a shortage of dollar liquidity.

Lula stripped of office as supporters demonstrate

Lula stripped of office as supporters demonstrate

A top judge in Brazil ruled on Friday that Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva should be stripped of a ministerial role so he can be investigated for graft, minutes after the ex-president rallied tens of thousands of supporters behind embattled President Dilma Rousseff.

Monaco tighten grip on second, Marseille extend run

Monaco tighten grip on second, Marseille extend run

Monaco reasserted their grip on second place in Ligue 1 with a 2-0 victory over Bastia on Tuesday, while 10-man Marseille beat Montpellier 1-0 to stretch their unbeaten run to 11 matches.