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For Neymar, first it was a beach, then the world

Santos, Brazil: Twenty years ago, a coach named Betinho was watching a game of beach football when he spotted a skinny boy of six sprinting up and …

AC Milan

Facebook suspends 200 apps over data misuse investigation

Facebook Inc has so far suspended around 200 apps in the first stage of its review into apps that had access to large quantities of user data, in a …

Apps

A sticky mess: liquid chocolate spills onto Polish highway

WARSAW, Poland: A tractor-trailer has overturned on a Polish highway, spilling tons of liquid chocolate that are solidifying into a huge sticky …

Tractor-Trailer

Facebook bans foreign ads in Ireland abortion referendum

LONDON: Facebook says it has banning foreign advertisements related to Ireland's abortion referendum amid concerns that North American groups are …

Social Media

Rebels begin departing from Syria's central Homs province

BEIRUT: The first convoy of buses carrying opposition fighters and civilians from a rebel enclave in central Syria reached a region controlled by …

Middle East

Mitchell, Jazz oust Westbrook, Thunder

Rookie star Donovan Mitchell scored 38 points in Game 6 and the Utah Jazz closed out the Western Conference first-round series with a 96-91 win over …

Iniesta exit deprives Barcelona of humble star who kept winning

BARCELONA, Spain: Andres Iniesta means so much more to Barcelona than the 30-plus titles he helped add to its trophy case.<p>The Spaniard, who is …

Passenger fined after keeping free airline apple

DENVER: The U.S. Customs and Border Patrol has fined a woman $500 for not declaring she was bringing a free apple into the U.S. that she received on …

Qatar to play in 2019 Copa America

Doha: Qatar will play in the 2019 Copa America in Brazil after accepting an invitation to take part in the world’s oldest continental tournament, a …

Canada police say 14 dead after hockey bus crash

NIPAWIN, Saskatchewan: Canadian police said early Saturday 14 people were killed and 14 people were injured after a truck collided with a bus …

Morton, Astros roll in home opener

Charlie Morton reprised his dominant pitching from last postseason, and the Houston Astros rode a balanced offensive attack to a 6-1 victory over the …

Hidden Gems: Hot and spicy, Delhi Bakery gets their samosas right

Ever heard of Delhi Bakery? Well, in spite of being in Qatar for many years, I had not heard of the 20-year-old bakery, which serves mouthwatering …

The Peninsula Qatar

Maximum temperature forecast in Doha today is 46°C.<p>Prime Minister and Interior Minister H E Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani visited …

Skripal case has sparked new Cold War: Russian media

Moscow: Russian media on Tuesday shared the view that Western countries' coordinated expulsions of Russian diplomats following the poisoning in …

Videos raise questions over Saudi missile intercept claims

As with nearly every ballistic missile launched by Yemen's rebels targeting Saudi Arabia, the kingdom overnight said it intercepted all seven fired - …

What Facebook's privacy policy allows may surprise you

NEW YORK: To get an idea of the data Facebook collects about you, just ask for it. You'll get a file with every photo and comment you've posted, all …

'Welcome to Zlatan': Ibrahimovic makes play for LA's heart

LOS ANGELES: Zlatan Ibrahimovic has really always belonged in Hollywood.<p>The powerful 6-foot-5 Swedish forward has loomed above football for nearly …

Ibrahimovic close to MLS move - report

London: Zlatan Ibrahimovic's time at Manchester United could come to an end as early as this week with a move to Major League Soccer in the pipeline, …

'Black Panther' fans can find glimpses of Wakanda in Africa

JOHANNESBURG: Want to go to Wakanda? The blockbuster success of "Black Panther" has created a new, compelling vision of Africa as a continent of …

10th Qatar National Robot Olympiad 2018 opens at QNCC

DOHA: With the participation of 1,000 students from most of the independent and private schools, the 10th Qatar National Robot Olympiad (NRO) 2018 …

Private Schools

Seasonal Honey Market attracts 84 firms till now

<b>DOHA:</b> The Seasonal Honey Market-2018 is attracting large number of participants, as a total of 84 companies from 20 GCC, Arab and non-Arab countries …

Entrepreneurship

Cameras in school buses to catch safe distance violations

DOHA: Vehicles not keeping safe distance with school buses will be automatically registered for violation as school buses will be equipped with …

Qatar Museums ‘Marchitecture’ a big hit among local community

DOHA: Qatar Museums yesterday revealed that unprecedented numbers of people across the local community have signed up to take advantage of …

Grizzlies snap 19-game skid

Dillon Brooks scored 24 points and Tyreke Evans added 20 points and seven assists as the Memphis Grizzlies ended a 19-game losing streak by beating …

San Antonio

Facebook bans Trump-affiliated data firm Cambridge Analytica

Facebook suspended Cambridge Analytica, a data-analysis firm that worked for President Donald Trump's 2016 campaign, over allegations that it held …

Cambridge Analytica

Emirates flight attendant who fell from emergency exit dies

Long-haul carrier Emirates says a flight attendant who fell from an emergency exit of a Boeing 777 parked in Uganda has died.<p>Emirates issued a …

United Arab Emirates

Ten dead as Philippine plane crashes into house

Manila: Ten people were killed when a small plane crashed into a house just outside the Philippine capital on Saturday, police and aviation officials …

Plane Crash

How to spend your free stopover in Qatar

Qatar offers free transit visa, valid up to 96 hours, for travellers transiting through Doha. Qatar also provides free visa on arrival to people from …

Art Galleries

Bahrain planned bombings in Qatar during foiled coup in 1996: Al Jazeera

Bahrain's King, Sheikh Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, supported and financed subversive operations inside Qatar during a failed coup attempt in Doha in …

Saudi Arabia