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    Ukrainian president due in Doha today
    Mar19

    Ukrainian president due in Doha today

    President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko will arrive in Doha this evening for an official visit to the State of Qatar. Tomorrow morning, His Highness the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani will meet with the Ukrainian President at the Emiri Diwan, where the two sides will hold talks on bilateral relations and means of enhancing them and a number...

    Putin eyes fourth term as Russians go to polls
    Mar18

    Putin eyes fourth term as Russians go to polls

    Russians voted Sunday in an election set to hand President Vladimir Putin a fourth Kremlin term, as the country is embroiled in a crisis with Britain and its allies over a spy poisoning. With the vast country stretching across 11 time zones, polls opened in the Russian far east at 2000 GMT on Saturday and will close in Kaliningrad, the...

    Juventus to face Real again, English pair drawn together
    Mar16

    Juventus to face Real again, English pair drawn together

    Juventus were given a chance to avenge last year’s Champions League final defeat by Real Madrid when the two sides were drawn together for the quarter-finals of this year’s competition yesterday. The last eight also produced an all English pairing as Premier League leaders Manchester City were drawn against Liverpool, the only team to...

    Roma edge past Shakhtar to reach quarter-finals
    Mar14

    Roma edge past Shakhtar to reach quarter-finals

    Roma reached the Champions League quarter-finals for the first time in 10 years as Edin Dzeko edged them past Shakhtar Donetsk 1-0 at the Stadio Olimpico on Tuesday and allowed the Italians to win the tie on away goals.The Bosnian striker’s 52nd-minute goal proved enough after a 2-1 first-leg loss in Ukraine, with 10-man Shakhtar failing to...

    Putin expected to win re-election with 69% of vote, final survey by state pollsters shows
    Mar13

    Putin expected to win re-election with 69% of vote, final survey by state pollsters shows

    Vladimir Putin will return to the Kremlin with 69% of the vote, according to the last survey by state pollsters before the Russian presidential election on Sunday.The figure has dipped from highs of 77% shortly after Putin announced his candidacy in December, but there is little doubt he will win in a landslide even after a lacklustre...

    Qatar Airways ends ‘spectacular week’ at ITB Berlin
    Mar12

    Qatar Airways ends ‘spectacular week’ at ITB Berlin

    Qatar Airways completed a “spectacular showcase” at this year’s ITB Berlin, at which the airline revealed a host of 16 new destinations to be launched in 2018-19, as well as announcing a five-year partnership agreement with leading German football team FC Bayern München AG, further strengthening Qatar’s role as a global leader in...

    Putin vows never to give Crimea back to Ukraine
    Mar11

    Putin vows never to give Crimea back to Ukraine

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has said that under no circumstances would he give Crimea back to Ukraine, speaking in a new documentary released yesterday ahead of his expected re-election in next week’s poll.“What, have you gone mad?” he told a journalist who asked him if there were any circumstances under which the Russian leader would...

    Putin: villain abroad, hero at home
    Mar11

    Putin: villain abroad, hero at home

    To the West he is public enemy number one: snatching land from his neighbours, interfering in foreign elections and unveiling weapons that he says render Washington’s missile defence systems obsolete. But despite — or because of — his reputation abroad, Vladimir Putin is still widely popular in Russia and is all but guaranteed to win a...

    Qatar Airways maiden flight touches down at Canberra
    Feb12

    Qatar Airways maiden flight touches down at Canberra

    The first Qatar Airways flight from Doha to Canberra, the capital city of Australia, touched down today at Canberra Airport, where it was welcomed with a celebratory water cannon salute. Qatar Airways flight QR906 departed Hamad International Airport (HIA) on Sunday 11 February at 07:55, and arrived at Canberra Airport at 08:35 on Monday...

    Georgian ex-president sentenced in absentia for abuse of power
    Jan05

    Georgian ex-president sentenced in absentia for abuse of power

    A Georgian court has sentenced former leader Mikheil Saakashvili in absentia to three years in prison for seeking to cover up evidence about the murder of a Georgian banker when he was president – a verdict which he denounced as illegal. Georgia said it would seek the extradition of Saakashvili, who was president from 2004-2013, from Ukraine...

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