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The best and brightest graduating students from College of the North Atlantic - Qatar (CNA-Q) were...

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"Twilight" star Robert Pattinson earned the best reviews of his career at Cannes on Thursday playing...

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Hollywood superstar Tom Cruise revealed Wednesday he plans a sequel to the cult action film Top Gun,...

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Fans of Justin Bieber pleaded on Tuesday for his upcoming British tour dates to be canceled,...

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The famed red carpet at the Cannes film festival fell silent Tuesday for victims of the pop concert...

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Qatar Complete list of Qatar Summer Festival 2017 activities

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Qatar Father Emir attends graduation of daughter from Qatar...

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Some of the world’s finest and most spectacular opals formed 100 million years ago are featured at the first-ever exhibition hosted by the...

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In recent years, Ramadan has moved increasingly into the summer months which bring long days in the northern hemisphere and sweltering heat for many...

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US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will make his first official visit to Britain on Friday in an expression of solidarity following the Manchester...

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Europe Trump threatens prosecution over Manchester attack leaks

President Donald Trump on Thursday described US intelligence leaks over the Manchester bombing as "deeply troubling" and threatened to prosecute those...

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The Lebanese army announced that two explosive devices exploded in Ras Baalbek town, eastern Lebanon, without causing any injuries.

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Amazon, which launched as an online bookseller in 1995 but which now sells everything from designer clothes to groceries, bided its time before...

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GCC Business Saudi Telecom to form $500 mln venture capital fund

Saudi Arabia's largest telecommunications firm said Thursday it will set up a $500-million venture capital fund to invest in start-up companies.

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Qatar Business Qatar Stock Exchange & Stenden University in Qatar sign MoU

Qatar Stock Exchange (QSE) and Stenden University in Qatar (SUQ) yesterday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to promote partnership between...

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Judgement was reserved until the final game of his maiden campaign, but in guiding his club to Europa League glory Jose Mourinho has restored the...

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Qatar Sport Baku Games medal winning shooters honoured by QSAA

Qatar Shooting and Archery Association (QSAA) yesterday honoured five shooters who bagged medals at the Islamic Solidarity Games held in Baku.

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Lekhwiya youngster Asim Madibo believes that he can emulate the achievements of team-mate Almoez Ali next season, and push for a nomination for the...

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Motoring Tyre tips for hot summer months

The scorching summer heat often compels us to pay extra attention to our health. However we often tend to forget that our cars, especially our tyres,...

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Health Your smartphone obsession may up bad behaviour in kids

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Parents who actively enforce bedtime rules for their children may help them get adequate sleep, an important determinant of health, new research...

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Tech & Science Mouse sperm survives in space, but could human babies?

Freeze-dried mouse sperm that spent nine months in space has been used to produce healthy rodent offspring back on Earth, Japanese researchers said...

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Dead men tell no tales, unless, of course, they are undead decaying pirates seeking mythical treasure in the vast fathoms of the sea in the fifth...

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"Twilight" star Robert Pattinson earned the best reviews of his career at Cannes on Thursday playing a New York bank robber -- and revealed he had to...

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The pace of growth for IMAX, a Canadian entertainment technology innovator offering an immersive movie experience, has been sluggish in India.

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Hollywood Tom Cruise says Top Gun 2 in the works

Hollywood superstar Tom Cruise revealed Wednesday he plans a sequel to the cult action film Top Gun, with filming set to begin next year.