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Section: Gulf News (United Arab Emirates)

    Egypt police probe motives of beach resort attacker
    Jul16

    Egypt police probe motives of beach resort attacker

    Police yesterday questioned the suspected militant who stabbed to death two German women and wounded four others at a Red Sea beach resort, adding to the woes of Egypt’s hobbled tourism industry.Elsewhere the interior ministry said police killed six militants in two shootouts near Cairo and the eastern Ismailiya province.Egypt has struggled...

    Qatar hoopsters to take part in Atlas Challenge
    Jul15

    Qatar hoopsters to take part in Atlas Challenge

    The Qatar national basketball team has left Doha for Suzhou, China, to take part in the third Atlas Basketball Challenge to be held from July 18 to 23. The final 14-member roster for the team was named last Thursday night after four weeks of intense training. Qatar Basketball General Secretary Ali al-Malki said. “Our team is much younger than...

    Russia enters new ratings era as top three firms quit
    Jul15

    Russia enters new ratings era as top three firms quit

    Russia began relying only on its own rating agencies to manage its domestic bond market yesterday after the world’s top three credit rating agencies quit that market, leaving investors pondering the credibility of the local agencies.Standard & Poor’s, Fitch and Moody’s have all withdrawn from Russian domestic ratings,...

    Beach resort attack kills two foreigners
    Jul15

    Beach resort attack kills two foreigners

    Two foreign women were killed yesterday and four others were wounded when an assailant stabbed them at an Egyptian Red Sea beach resort, officials said.The governor of Red Sea province, where the resort of Hurghada is located, said two “foreign residents” of the city were killed in the attack, a cabinet statement said.Although the...

    Poland after Trump’s visit
    Jul14

    Poland after Trump’s visit

    Donald Trump came, he saw, he conned. The US president’s trip to Poland, a stop on his way to the G20 summit in Hamburg, was arranged at the last minute: Trump’s administration, fearing the reception he would receive in the United Kingdom, decided that Europe’s most pro-American country was a much safer destination. And, indeed,...

    Knife attacker kills two Ukrainian tourists in Egyptian resort
    Jul14

    Knife attacker kills two Ukrainian tourists in Egyptian resort

    Two Ukrainian tourists were killed and four other foreigners wounded by an attacker with a knife at an Egyptian Red Sea holiday resort, Egypt’s Interior Ministry and security sources said on Friday. The motive for the attack is still under investigation, the ministry said, adding that the attacker had swum from a nearby public beach to...

    Ostapenko makes quarters to keep double dream alive
    Jul10

    Ostapenko makes quarters to keep double dream alive

    Not even missing a succession of match points stopped Jelena Ostapenko swinging her racket with brutal intent. The French Open champion, who has shaken up women’s tennis with her high-risk game, passed up seven chances to finish off Wimbledon opponent Elina Svitolina, but rather than go into her shell she merely took her aggressive game up...

    Konta swinging freely towards title: Coach
    Jul09

    Konta swinging freely towards title: Coach

    Britain’s Wimbledon title hope Johanna Konta is often parodied for her mantra of “sticking to the process” but, far from being a tennis robot, coach Wim Fissette says when his player goes out on court she can think on her feet.Sydney-born Konta is four wins away from becoming the first British player to win the Wimbledon women’s title...

    Trump and Putin finally come face to face in Hamburg
    Jul09

    Trump and Putin finally come face to face in Hamburg

    The two have been subject to much speculation and scrutiny over the past several months, so it was natural that their first meeting would generate huge interest in their home countries and around the world. The just-concluded G20 summit in Hamburg saw Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin come face to face for the first time. Trump called it an...

    Russian president’s plane ‘made 500km detour’
    Jul09

    Russian president’s plane ‘made 500km detour’

    A plane carrying Russian President Vladimir Putin to the G20 summit in Germany made a detour of about 500km to avoid flying over Nato members Poland or the Baltic states, data from a flight tracker showed.According to the FlightRadar24 website, a Russian government jet flying from Moscow to Hamburg on Thursday deviated from the direct route over...

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