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Australian court finds man guilty of plotting to blow up airliner

Australian court finds man guilty of plotting to blow up airliner

An Australian court on Wednesday found a man guilty of plotting to blow up a an Etihad Airways flight out of Sydney at the behest of the Islamic State militant group, by hiding a bomb in the luggage of his brother.

Goalkeeper Buffon wins Italy’s best player award

Goalkeeper Buffon wins Italy’s best player award

Italy’s veteran goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon has eased some of his World Cup heartache by winning the Serie A Best Player of the Year award.

QIC crowned champion

QIC crowned champion

The Qatar Financial Center successfully concluded its third annual QFC Football Tournament. After an eventful 28 matches and 271 goals, Qatar Insurance Company was crowned as the champion.

Diversion on Al Khor's Coastal Road for 18 months

Diversion on Al Khor's Coastal Road for 18 months

The closure has been implemented in co-ordination with the General Directorate of Traffic, according to a statement from Ashghal.

Qatar reaffirms its support for Palestinian people

Qatar reaffirms its support for Palestinian people

Qatar has reaffirmed its support to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) saying it will continue to provide assistance to the Palestinian people.

Afghanistan mosque attacks condemned

Afghanistan mosque attacks condemned

Qatar has strongly condemned the attacks that targeted mosques in Afghanistan and resulted in a number of deaths and injuries.

Applications invited for DFI programme

Applications invited for DFI programme

Following the success of the first edition in 2016, the Doha Film Institute (DFI) has opened applications for its Producers Lab 2017 scheduled from November 12 to 18.

Fugitive Battisti says extradition from Brazil ‘illegal’

Fugitive Battisti says extradition from Brazil ‘illegal’

Convicted killer-turned author Cesare Battisti believes his extradition to Italy from Brazil would be illegal and would endanger his life, he told AFP in an interview.

New poll shows president still hugely popular

New poll shows president still hugely popular

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte retained a high public approval rating in an opinion poll released yesterday, a stark contrast to a different survey earlier this week that showed a sharp decline in trust and satisfaction in the maverick leader.

Philippines apologises to China for using Taiwan logo at ceremony

Philippines apologises to China for using Taiwan logo at ceremony

The Philippines apologised to China on Monday for a "grievous but purely unintentional" mistake after it displayed the logo of the defence ministry of Taiwan, not China, at an event last week marking Beijing's donation of 3,000 rifles to Manila.

Nojoom points redeemable for beIN Connect

Nojoom points redeemable for beIN Connect

Ooredoo has announced that Nojoom members will now be able to pay for live sporting and entertainment content with their Nojoom points via beIN Connect.

Fire Station hosts workshop

Fire Station hosts workshop

The Fire Station: Artists in Residence on Saturday held a workshop hosted by resident artist Zoe Hawke.