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Qatar's Akram Afif named AFC Asian Player of the Year

Qatar's Akram Afif named AFC Asian Player of the Year

Akram Afif's sterling year was made even more exceptional when the Qatar international was named the AFC Player of the Year 2019 at the AFC Annual Awards on Monday.

Voting starts in Spain's repeat election, fragmented result expected

Voting starts in Spain's repeat election, fragmented result expected

Around 37 million voters in Spain are heading to the polls on Sunday to elect a new parliament for the second time this year.

Qatar Travel Mart to be held in November next year

Qatar Travel Mart to be held in November next year

NextFairs Events has announced that the inaugural edition of 'Qatar Travel Mart 2020' will be held in November next year at the Doha Exhibition and Convention Center (DECC).

PM issues decision to exempt producing factories from paying rent this year

PM issues decision to exempt producing factories from paying rent this year

HE the Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa al-Thani issued a decision to exempt producing factories in the SME zone and Mesaieed Industrial Zone ...

Assange US extradition fight expected to take up to a year

Assange US extradition fight expected to take up to a year

Britain's process for deciding whether to agree to a US extradition request for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is likely to take up to a year and could be complicated by the renewal of a separate Swedish extradition request ...

Saudi on course for record beheadings this year

Saudi on course for record beheadings this year

Saudi Arabia is on course for a record number of beheadings and crucifixions in 2019 if the killings continue at the present rate.

Australia sees 50% chance of El Nino developing this year

Australia sees 50% chance of El Nino developing this year

A recent warming of the Pacific Ocean has led to a 50 percent chance of an El Nino weather event developing this year, Australia's Bureau of Meteorology said on Tuesday.

A year after quake, billions unspent and little rebuilt

A year after quake, billions unspent and little rebuilt

Haribansa Thami gestures towards the ruined house where he used to live with his family on a mountainside in Nepal’s Dolakha district

Preparing for New Year celebrations

Preparing for New Year celebrations

Peope offering prayers at a Kelaniya Buddhist Temple in celebration of the traditional Sinhala and Tamil New Year in Colombo yesterday.