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Palestinian PM in Gaza unity visit

Palestinian PM in Gaza unity visit

Palestinian Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah visited Gaza for the first time in two years yesterday, in a potential first step to ending a decade-long conflict between the two major factions.

US body clock geneticists take 2017 Nobel Medicine Prize

US body clock geneticists take 2017 Nobel Medicine Prize

US geneticists Jeffrey C Hall, Michael Rosbash, and Michael W Young were awarded the Nobel Medicine Prize yesterday for shedding light on the biological clock that governs the sleep-wake cycles of most living things.

United States polish off lopsided Presidents Cup win

United States polish off lopsided Presidents Cup win

The United States polished off a 19-11 Presidents Cup win on Sunday over a battling International team whose fate was sealed over three punishing prior days.

Al-Sulaiti holds talks with Polish minister

Al-Sulaiti holds talks with Polish minister

HE the Minister of Transport and Communications Jassim Seif Ahmed al-Sulaiti met with Polish Minister of Marine Economy and Inland Waterways Marek Grobarczyk in Warsaw yesterday.

European stocks fall on banking sector worries

European stocks fall on banking sector worries

Wall Street yesterday struggled to defend territory above 22,000 on the Dow as an early Apple-led surge threatened to fizzle out and European stocks drifted back into the red.

Cambodia deports 74 suspected of internet extortion home to China

Cambodia deports 74 suspected of internet extortion home to China

Cambodia sent home on Thursday 74 Chinese nationals wanted in China on suspicion of extorting money from people there over the internet and by telephone, Cambodian police said.

Key powers fail to nail down safe zones plan

Key powers fail to nail down safe zones plan

Powerbrokers Russia, Turkey and Iran failed yesterday to iron out the details of four safe zones in war-torn Syria after two days of peace talks in Kazakhstan.

Emir meets German FM

Emir meets German FM

His Highness the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani met the German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel and the accompanying delegation at Al Bahar Palace yesterday.

Intrigue surrounds Trump and Putin’s meet

Intrigue surrounds Trump and Putin’s meet

US President Donald Trump, who recently suggested that bilateral relations with Russia were at an “all-time low”, plans to meet with Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin for the first time next week at the Group of 20 summit in the German city of Hamburg.

Aspire Academy celebrates decade of sports development with graduation of 10th batch

Aspire Academy celebrates decade of sports development with graduation of 10th batch

The Aspire Dome was lit up in proud blue, white and maroon colours as Aspire Academy recently celebrated the graduation of 38 student-athletes who make up Qatar’s next bright generation of athletes in fields including athletics, gymnastics, football, football refereeing, fencing, and table tennis.

SC board meeting

SC board meeting

HH the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani chaired yesterday at Al Bahr Palace this year’s second board meeting of the Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy.

Jamaican speedster Bolt says retirement will just be a joy

Jamaican speedster Bolt says retirement will just be a joy

Usain Bolt has no regrets as he prepares to hang up his spikes in August and says he is looking forward to watching the 2020 Tokyo Olympics as a spectator.