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Mobile radars are in place at six spots in Qatar to ensure that no traffic violations occur on the roads.

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The eighth World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE) concluded yesterday with a global call to education leaders to prepare future generations for...

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Former "boss of bosses" Toto Riina, one of the most feared Godfathers in the history of the Sicilian Mafia, died early Friday after battling cancer.

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A spokesman for the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) fighting Islamic State extremists is "in the hands of" the Turkish intelligence after...

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Middle East After Russian veto, UN weighs bid to save Syria gas attacks...

The UN Security Council on Friday discussed a fresh bid to extend a UN-led investigation of chemical weapons attacks in Syria, a day after Russia...

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Middle East Iraqi forces recapture last Islamic State-held town

Iraqi forces on Friday captured the border town of Rawa, the last remaining town under Islamic State control, signalling the collapse of the group’s...

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Saudi Arabia's foreign minister on Friday accused Hezbollah, which Riyadh blames for the shock resignation of Lebanese premier Saad Hariri, of holding...

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The move by the $1 trillion fund, the world’s largest, rattled stock markets, exposing what is seen as one of the biggest threats to companies such...

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Qatar Sport Talent prevails over experience as Al Emadi clinches Doha...

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Qatar Sport Thirteen teams vie for honours as fifth Qatar Amateur...

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Olympics Russia still 'not compliant' over doping as Olympics loom

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