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Carreno Busta lifts Kooyong title with win over Ebden

Carreno Busta lifts Kooyong title with win over Ebden

Pablo Carreno Busta beat approaching wet weather to conclude his buildup to the Australian Open with a 6-7 (6/8), 6-4, 6-2 defeat of Matthew Ebden in the final of the Kooyong Classic in Melbourne yesterday.

Preventing the next African famine

Preventing the next African famine

After falling for more than a decade, the number of hungry people in the world is rising once again.

Qatar Re wins ‘Bond deal of the Year’ award

Qatar Re wins ‘Bond deal of the Year’ award

Qatar Reinsurance Company (Qatar Re), the reinsurance arm of Qatar Insurance, has won the much-coveted bond/sukuk deal of the year by ‘Debut Issuer’ award at the ‘Bonds, ...

Qatar to devise foolproof strategy to achieve info security, repel cyber attacks

Qatar to devise foolproof strategy to achieve info security, repel cyber attacks

Qatar has constituted a high level committee to prepare policies and programmes as part of its strategy to achieve information security and strengthen the firewall against cyber-attacks.

Doha to host Swimming World Cup for sixth consecutive year

Doha to host Swimming World Cup for sixth consecutive year

Qatar Swimming Association (QSA) is preparing to host the FINA/Airweave Swimming World Cup (25m) in Doha from 4th to 5th of October at the Hamad Aquatics Complex, the event’s host venue for the sixth consecutive year.

First day of Eid al-Adha on September 1

First day of Eid al-Adha on September 1

The first day of Hijri month Dhul-Hijja 1438H will be on August 23, while the first day of Eid al-Adha this year will be on September 1, according to astronomical calculations by Qatar Calendar House (QCH).

Stopping cholesterol drugs could be deadly

Stopping cholesterol drugs could be deadly

Stopping a cholesterol-lowering drug because of a muscle ache or stomach pain can be dangerous in the long run, suggests a new study.

Cheika sends Wallabies to build fitness

Cheika sends Wallabies to build fitness

Australia coach Michael Cheika will run his players through two training camps in rural New South Wales before the Wallabies begin their unlikely quest to wrest back the Bledisloe Cup from New Zealand.

Brazil top FIFA rankings for first time since 2010

Brazil top FIFA rankings for first time since 2010

Brazil surged to the top of the FIFA world rankings for the first time in seven years on Thursday, made all the sweeter as they usurped great rivals Argentina.

Spirited and beautifully animated

Spirited and beautifully animated

“Princess” is what the demigod Maui calls Moana, the teenage namesake of Disney’s latest animated film. Moana doesn’t want the title – it sounds a little condescending – but Maui persists.

MPHC posts net profit of QR995mn in 2016

MPHC posts net profit of QR995mn in 2016

Mesaieed Petrochemical Holding Company, a Qatar Petroleum subsidiary and one of the region’s premier diversified petrochemical conglomerates with interests in the production of olefins, polyolefins, alpha olefins and chlor-alkali products, posted a net profit of nearly QR995mn in 2016, MPHC said yes

Fines on flights dumping poo from air: India's green tribunal

Fines on flights dumping poo from air: India's green tribunal

Airlines that dump human excreta mid-air will be fined, India's green tribunal ruled after a retired general complained his house was splattered by such droppings.