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Imprisoned Demirtas says to step down as pro-Kurdish party leader

Imprisoned Demirtas says to step down as pro-Kurdish party leader

The detained co-leader of Turkey’s third largest political party said yesterday that he would step down from his post at the party’s congress next month.

Blackhawks look Sharp in win over Rangers

Blackhawks look Sharp in win over Rangers

Patrick Sharp scored the go-ahead goal early in the third period, and the Chicago Blackhawks pulled away for a 5-2 win over the New York Rangers on Wednesday night at Madison Square Garden in New York.

QC hands over keys for 50 Gaza residential units

QC hands over keys for 50 Gaza residential units

Qatar Charity rebuilt the Al Dafer Tower in Gaza Strip, which was destroyed during the war in Gaza in 2014.

Becker's son takes legal action over 'clearly racist' tweet

Becker's son takes legal action over 'clearly racist' tweet

Noah Becker decided to take the step after speaking with his father, the daily Bild reported. Becker's mother has an African-American father and a German mother.

South Korea's President Moon meets former 'comfort women'

South Korea's President Moon meets former 'comfort women'

South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Thursday met women who were forced to work in Japanese wartime brothels, days after their plight again cast a shadow over relations with Japan.

Speaker receives message from Iran counterpart

Speaker receives message from Iran counterpart

HE the Speaker of the Advisory Council Ahmed bin Abdullah bin Zaid al-Mahmoud yesterday received a message from the Speaker of The Islamic Consultative Assembly of Iran Dr Ali Larijani.

Al Shaqab hosts mega cruise ship passengers

Al Shaqab hosts mega cruise ship passengers

Passengers from the mega cruise ship, Mein Schiff 5, were given a guided tour of Al Shaqab yesterday during their stopover in Doha.

‘Fake news’ becoming a troubling trend in journalism universe

‘Fake news’ becoming a troubling trend in journalism universe

The term “fake news,” already embedded in the American national psyche, achieved global recognition when the UK-based Collins Dictionary declared it the Word of the Year for 2017, citing its “ubiquitous presence.”

China firm Ant Financial drops MoneyGram deal

China firm Ant Financial drops MoneyGram deal

Ant Financial, an affiliate of Chinese Internet titan Alibaba, has been forced to abandon a $1.2bn deal to buy US remittances firm MoneyGram after failing to get approval from regulators in Washington.

Head of Iran Guards announces 'end of the sedition'

Head of Iran Guards announces 'end of the sedition'

Iran's Revolutionary Guards said Wednesday that the unrest that had rocked Iran over several days was at an end, and that a maximum of 15,000 people had taken part nationwide.

Malala tops list of Wikipedia’s of most searched Pakistanis

Malala tops list of Wikipedia’s of most searched Pakistanis

Malala Yousafzai, the activist for girls’ education and the youngest Nobel Prize laureate from Pakistan, has topped the list of most searched Pakistanis on Wikipedia during 2017 – for the second year in a row.

South Korea proposes high-level talks with North

South Korea proposes high-level talks with North

South Korea Tuesday proposed holding high-level talks with Pyongyang on January 9, after the North's leader Kim Jong-Un called for a breakthrough in relations and said Pyongyang might attend the Winter Olympics.