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    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,...

    UN bans key N.Korea exports over missile tests
    Aug06

    UN bans key N.Korea exports over missile tests

    The United Nations Security Council unanimously imposed new sanctions on North Korea on Saturday that could slash by a third the Asian state’s $3 billion annual export revenue over its two intercontinental ballistic missile tests in July. The US-drafted resolution bans North Korean exports of coal, iron, iron ore, lead, lead ore and...

    Joshua ordered to defend WBA title against Ortiz
    Aug04

    Joshua ordered to defend WBA title against Ortiz

    The World Boxing Association (WBA) has ordered world heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua to defend his title against Cuba’s Luis Ortiz, the organisation said yesterday. The 27-year-old Briton, who also holds the IBF and IBO titles, had been due to face Wladimir Klitschko in a rematch of their April bout that Josua won via an 11th round...

    Kvitova breezes past Bondarenko at Stanford Open
    Aug04

    Kvitova breezes past Bondarenko at Stanford Open

    Two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova cruised to a 6-2, 6-2 victory over Kateryna Bondarenko at the WTA Stanford tournament on Thursday, setting up a quarter-final clash with American teenager Cici Bellis. The second-seeded wildcard entrant needed just 60 minutes on the court, finishing with 31 winners and 10 unforced errors, while...

    Ties with Russia at very dangerous low: Trump
    Aug03

    Ties with Russia at very dangerous low: Trump

    US President Donald Trump said yesterday that relations with Russia had hit an all-time and “very dangerous” low, putting the blame on Congress after he reluctantly approved sanctions against Moscow.After Moscow called the sanctions a declaration of “economic war” that had exposed the US president’s weakness, an angry Trump lashed out at...

    Finally respected, Klitschko retires
    Aug03

    Finally respected, Klitschko retires

    Wladimir Klitschko ruled the heavyweight scene with a steel glove for more than a decade yet it was a defeat by Anthony Joshua which ensured the Ukrainian retired yesterday with the universal respect that eluded him for so long.Often denigrated for a robotic style, short on flair, Klitschko reigned supreme in a heavyweight era suffering from a...

    Sharapova withdraws from Stanford with left arm injury
    Aug03

    Sharapova withdraws from Stanford with left arm injury

    Five-time Grand Slam champion Maria Sharapova withdrew from the WTA Bank of the West Classic just before her scheduled second-round match Wednesday with a left arm injury, tournament officials announced. ‘We’re sad to announce that @mariasharapova has withdrawn after doctor’s advice regarding her left arm,’ a post on the...

    Trump signs Russia sanctions bill into law
    Aug02

    Trump signs Russia sanctions bill into law

    US President Donald Trump has signed legislation imposing new sanctions on Russia into law, a White House official said on Wednesday. The US Congress voted last week by overwhelming margins for sanctions to punish the Russian government over interference in the 2016 presidential election, annexation of Ukraine’s Crimea and other perceived...

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