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16 dead, 100 missing as cyclone hits India, Sri Lanka

16 dead, 100 missing as cyclone hits India, Sri Lanka

A powerful cyclone has killed at least 16 people across India and Sri Lanka, uprooting trees and cutting power for millions amid warnings Friday that the storm would intensify.

Emir honours Ethiopian envoy

Emir honours Ethiopian envoy

His Highness the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani met at his Emiri Diwan office yesterday with outgoing Ethiopian ambassador to Qatar Misganu Arga Moach.

All aboard India's new luxury affordable train

All aboard India's new luxury affordable train

India's passenger trains are notorious for being rickety and spartan, but the government is hoping to change all that with a new "luxury" service.

Qatar’s Abdulla hangs on to slim T2 lead in Morocco

Qatar’s Abdulla hangs on to slim T2 lead in Morocco

Nissan driver leads FIA T2 section to 2min 09sec heading into last two days

QC brings succour to labourers

QC brings succour to labourers

Meals and water have been distributed among workers in Qatar as part of youth initiatives carried out in co-operation with Qatar Charity (QC).

Amir can still be world’s best, says captain Misbah

Amir can still be world’s best, says captain Misbah

Mohamed Amir can still become the best bowler in the world despite serving a five-year ban for spot-fixing, Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq said yesterday.

Pakistani women’s status ‘changing for the better’

Pakistani women’s status ‘changing for the better’

The new Pakistani woman is changing the face of the country and her status is undergoing a drastic makeover, says 24-year-old author Kanza Javed, who recently released her much acclaimed book, Ashes, Wine and Dust in the Indian capital New Delhi.

Ooredoo tv signs deal for eight new Rotana channels

Ooredoo tv signs deal for eight new Rotana channels

Ooredoo has announced a multi-channel deal with Rotana Media Group, a leading producer of Arabic music and films.

Syria arrests two top opposition leaders

Syria arrests two top opposition leaders

Troops fight their way into a rebel-held town in the southern province of Deraa

France sells an iconic Vienna palace to Qatar

France sells an iconic Vienna palace to Qatar

France has sold to Qatar an iconic Neoclassical palace in Vienna with a large park in the heart of the Austrian capital.

China eases downpayment rules for home buyers

China eases downpayment rules for home buyers

China yesterday said it will cut the minimum downpayment level for first-time home buyers in many cities, stepping up support for the sluggish property market and stumbling economy.

Strongman Froome rides out many storms to win again

Strongman Froome rides out many storms to win again

Chris Froome dug deep into his physical and mental reserves to claim his second Tour de France title yesterday.