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    Putin warns against US ‘arming’ Ukraine
    Sep06

    Putin warns against US ‘arming’ Ukraine

    Russian President Vladimir Putin said yesterday that any decision by the United States to supply defensive weapons to Ukraine would fuel the conflict in eastern Ukraine and possibly prompt pro-Russian separatists to expand their campaign there.On a visit to Kiev last month, US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis said he was actively reviewing sending...

    New sanctions restrict financing for Russia oil firms’ trade deals
    Aug29

    New sanctions restrict financing for Russia oil firms’ trade deals

    Russian oil companies will quickly find ways to work around tighter restrictions imposed this month by the United States on the foreign finance they can use, multiple Russian oil industry sources told Reuters.The new restrictions cut the period that US-based entities can provide finance to Russian energy firms from 90 to 60 days and are part of a...

    Golden smile
    Aug25

    Golden smile

    Mutaz Essa Barshim of Qatar celebrates after winning the gold medal in high jump at the IAAF Athletics Diamond League meeting in Zurich yesterday. Newly-crowned world champion Barshim cleared 2.36m, followed by Majed Aldin Ghazal (Syria) 2.31m and Bohdan Bondarenko (Ukraine) 2.31m. …read more Source: Gulf...

    Largest class of freshmen bring talent, ambition to NU-Q
    Aug17

    Largest class of freshmen bring talent, ambition to NU-Q

    As many as 95 freshmen have started their undergraduate careers at Northwestern University in Qatar (NU-Q). The incoming class – NU-Q’s 10th – is the largest and most diverse with students from more than 25 different nationalities. About 56% of the class is Qatari and there are 10 new nationalities joining the NU-Q student body: Algeria,...

    Ukraine denies selling missile technology to North Korea
    Aug14

    Ukraine denies selling missile technology to North Korea

    Ukraine denied on Monday that it had ever supplied defence technology to North Korea, responding to an article in the New York Times that said North Korea may have purchased rocket engines from Ukrainian factory Yuzhmash. Concern that North Korea is close to achieving its goal of putting the mainland United States within range of a nuclear weapon...

    Injury hits Bolt’s swansong; Britain win 4x100m relay
    Aug13

    Injury hits Bolt’s swansong; Britain win 4x100m relay

    Farah denied final gold by Ethiopian Edris in 5,000m; Bowie anchors the United States in women’s 4x100m victory Usain Bolt’s final appearance on the track ended in agony yesterday as he pulled up injured running the final leg of the World Championships 4×100 metres relay as Britain beat the United States for a shock gold medal....

    Qatar’s Bader and Barshim get ready for Worlds action
    Aug10

    Qatar’s Bader and Barshim get ready for Worlds action

    Qatar’s Ahmed Bader will start his participation today at the 2017 IAAF World Athletics Championships in London, which concludes on Sunday.Bader will participate alongside 22 other athletes divided into two groups (A, B), with the 12 best efforts qualifying for tomorrow’s finals.The 21-year-old, who became the first Qatari ever to...

    Citizens of 80 countries can now enter Qatar visa-free
    Aug09

    Citizens of 80 countries can now enter Qatar visa-free

    Qatar will allow visa-free entry for citizens of 80 countries, with immediate effect, officials announced today. The countries include the UK, the USA, Canada, India, South Africa, Seychelles, Australia and New Zealand. Citizens of those countries wishing to visit Qatar will not need to apply or pay for a visa; instead, a multi-entry waiver will...

    Sarajevo service to begin in Oct

    Qatar Airways has announced that the historic Balkan city of Sarajevo will join its global network in October as part of the airline’s expedited expansion plans. The capital of Bosnia and Herzegovina is becoming the latest must-see destination for leisure travellers, combining its rich history with a modern atmosphere to offer a unique...

    World fencing silver medallist Besbes praises Aspetar
    Aug06

    World fencing silver medallist Besbes praises Aspetar

    Tunisian sabre fencer Azza Besbes has sent a public message of thanks to the staff at the world renowned orthopaedic and sports medicine hospital, Aspetar, after she clinched the silver medal at the 2017 FIE World Fencing Championship in Leipzig, Germany, following a hard-fought final against Ukraine’s Olga Kharlan.In her message of thanks,...

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