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Emir attends WTA Qatar final

HH the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani yesterday attended the final of the Qatar Total Open women’s tennis tournament held at the Khalifa International Tennis and Squash Complex 01:18:30 AM
Qatar shivers as temperature drops sharply After the rain comes the chill in Qatar. 01:16:23 AM
Growing appetite for Korean food products in Qatar A number of Korean stores in Doha have seen an increasing interest among Qataris and expatriates in Korean food products, it is learnt. 01:13:19 AM

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Saudi gamers get together at kingdom's first-ever Comic Con

In a country where the use of magic is a crime punishable by beheading, it's not every day that young Saudis wander down the street dressed as the Hulk or Doctor Doom. 05:00:20 PM
Iran minister who oversaw plane deals survives no-confidence vote Iran's transport minister survived a no-confidence vote in parliament on Sunday, state media reported, defeating a motion which could have derailed Iran's landmark deals with planemakers Boeing and Airbus . 04:22:14 PM
Israel, Jordan and Egypt secretly met for peace: report Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met secretly a year ago with the leaders of Egypt and Jordan in a failed attempt by the Obama administration to convene a wider regional summit on Israeli-Palestinian peace, Israel's Haaretz daily said on Sunday. 03:01:14 PM

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Suicide bomb in market in Somalia capital kills 18

At least 18 people were killed on Sunday when a car packed with explosives blew up near a busy intersection in Mogadishu, officials and witnesses said. 04:15:23 PM
Malaysia seeks N. Korean fugitives in Kim killing Malaysian police said Sunday they believe five North Koreans were involved in the murder of the half-brother of leader Kim Jong-Un, with four having fled the country on the day of the killing. 02:12:58 PM
Malaysian probe shows N. Korea behind Kim murder: Seoul Malaysia's investigation into the murder of the North Korean leader's half-brother shows that the Pyongyang government was behind the assassination, South Korea said Sunday. 12:23:43 PM

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Diversification key to Qatar-S Korea alliances: Doha Bank CEO

New avenues on diversification in the GCC could lead to more strategic alliances between Qatar and South Korea, Doha Bank CEO Dr R Seetharaman has said. 11:44:39 PM
‘More proactive steps vital to boost Qatar, India trade relations’ India, whose bilateral trade with Qatar stood at $10bn in 2015-16, expects the level to be almost same in 2016-17 but said it is “below potential”, hence requiring more proactive steps to enhance the economic, trade and investment relations between the two countries. 11:42:40 PM
Commercial Bank wins ‘Best investor relations’ award Commercial Bank has won the ‘Best investor relations’ award for mid-cap companies at the Qatar Stock Exchange’s 2nd Annual Investor Relations Excellence Programme Awards ceremony. 11:33:22 PM

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Dominant Pliskova wraps up title in straight sets

In a tournament that was hit by repeated rain interventions, Karolina Pliskova wasted little time as the Czech strolled to her maiden Qatar Total Open title yesterday. 11:34:21 PM
Italy’s Chianese wins gold ahead of Qatar’s al-Marri Italian Alessandro Chianese battled windy conditions and a strong challenge from Qatar’s Hamad al-Marri to win the Qatar Open Shotgun Championship Double Trap gold yesterday. 11:30:47 PM
Brazil’s future Olympians arrive for Doha camp Athletes from the Qatar Olympic Committee’s (QOC) Shine project have arrived in Doha for an athletics training camp at the globally-renowned Aspire Academy. 11:29:09 PM

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“I’m not afraid to bare all”

— Boxer Joshua Mohr on his trying life in the memoir Sirens 12:32:02 AM
Author of Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus to hold workshops early next month The workshops by John Gray will tackle two subjects – ‘How to get what you want at work’ and ‘Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus’. By Anand Holla 12:22:51 AM
Coffee tables and claims – design as it relates to contractors Matthew Schofield, Executive Director, and Sean Vernon, Contractual/ 12:12:32 AM

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Study links working remotely to more stress

Working outside an office may spare you from commutes and interruptions by colleagues but it also makes you more vulnerable to unpaid overtime, stress and insomnia, the UN has said. 11:26:13 PM
The European unravelling? After years of intensifying fragmentation and tension, the European Union may be on the verge of losing its most precious assets: peace, prosperity, freedom of movement, and values such as tolerance, openness, and unity. 11:25:20 PM
Hong Kong cracks down on money-laundering Hong Kong is beefing up its anti-money laundering and corporate disclosure laws in a move that some financial crime specialists say could lead to the exodus of billions of dollars in assets from the territory as people seek to avoid increased scrutiny. 11:22:06 PM

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ICC Republic Day fiesta

More than 300 artistes presented cultural performances highlighting the diversity and unity of India at an event hosted Friday to celebrate the 68th Republic Day by the Indian Cultural Centre (ICC) under the aegis of Indian embassy. 11:38:43 AM
A journey through the Magical Festival Village along the Katara Beach Front, Doha, Qatar A journey through the Magical Festival Village along the Katara Beach Front, Doha, Qatar, is a spellbinding experience. 09:37:26 PM
When it Rained in Qatar When it rained in Qatar: A night ride in Doha rain, February 15, 2017. Video by Jayan Orma 10:51:48 PM

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