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Katara’s esplanade will witness workshops, traditional shows, games and performances for the fourth Winter Festival from Sunday until January 26.

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Iraqi forces have fully retaken east Mosul from the Islamic State group, a top commander said on Wednesday, three months after a huge offensive...

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A total of 56 “Star Students of the Month” were awarded with certificates at a remarkable ceremony held recently at the Olive International...

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The eight individuals who own as much as half of the rest of the planet are all men, and have largely made their fortunes in technology. Most are...

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The gap between the super-rich and the poorest half of the global population is starker than previously thought, with just eight men, from Bill Gates...

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Police in the Swiss capital of Bern prevented a pro-Tibet protester from setting himself on fire Sunday on the sidelines of a demonstration against...

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Qatar Business Doha Festival City to open in March; 20 million visitors a...

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Excitement returns to Losail International Circuit this weekend with the opening rounds of Qatar Superstock 600 and Qatar Touring Car Championship...

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 Manchester United have appointed a counter-terrorism manager and believe they are the first Premier League club to do so, reports said on Wednesday.

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Of the many things that keep climate scientists awake at night, tipping points may be the scariest. To start with, these thresholds for deep,...

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Facebook launched its first ever startup support programme in Paris Tuesday, in a massive tech incubator funded by a French telecoms billionaire.

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For the first time since World War Two, the giant illuminated billboards that have lit up London’s Piccadilly Circus for over 100 years have been...

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During an interview, Hollywood star Vin Diesel who is on his maiden India trip said that Deepika's "boyfriend" Ranveer paid him a sweet compliment.