Chinese-owned app TikTok has admitted it briefly removed a viral video that condemned Beijing’s crackdown on Muslims in Xinjiang and apologised to the US teen who posted the clip. Human rights groups and outside experts say more than one million Uighurs and other mostly Muslim minorities have been rounded up in a network of internment […]

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Chinese-owned social network TikTok has apologised to a US teenager who was blocked from the service after she posted a viral clip criticising China’s treatment of the Uighur Muslims. The firm said it had now lifted the ban, maintaining it was due to 17-year-old Feroza Aziz’s prior conduct on the app – and unrelated to […]

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Arabian Gulf Cup: Kuwait beat Saudi 3-1

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  • November 28, 2019
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Kuwait are not the force they once were, but at the Abdullah Bin Khalifa Stadium Wednesday, they rolled back their glory years with a stunning 3-1 win over Saudi Arabia in their Gulf Cup opener. The ten-time champions, the most among eight teams, were clinical in front of the goal, with Ahmed al-Dhefiri and Sami […]

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Iraq victory opens Arabian Gulf Cup extravaganza

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  • November 27, 2019
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Qatar’s Gulf Cup campaign began on a sour note after the hosts went down to Iraq 1-2 in the opening match at the Khalifa International Stadium Tuesday. Mohamed Qasem was the hero for Iraq as he stunned the packed 37,890 crowd with two goals in nine minutes in the first half. Abdelaziz Hatim brought Qatar […]

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Amir to open 24th Arabian Gulf Cup today

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  • November 26, 2019
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Doha: Amir H H Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani will open the 24th edition of the Arabian Gulf Cup, which will begin at the iconic Khalifa International Stadium today. Asian champions Qatar is all set to take on Iraq in the opening match of the eight-nation tournament. The match will kick off at 7.30pm. […]

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Doha Metro to give complimentary day pass for Gulf Cup

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  • November 26, 2019
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Doha: Spectators holding a valid ticket will be able to commute for free to the Khalifa International Stadium using the Gold Line service of Doha Metro. In a series of tweets on its social media, Doha Metro announced that any spectator holding a valid ticket for any of the Arabian Gulf Cup matches is entitled […]

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Frozen 2 breaks its own record in box office

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  • November 25, 2019
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Frozen 2 raked in $127 million (£98.9 million) in its opening weekend in the US, beating forecasts and the box office debut of the original Frozen. The sequel of the hit Disney classic also set a November record for an opening of an animated film. Frozen became a phenomenon in 2013, making $1.27bn at global […]

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First solar charging station in Qatar for electric vehicles opens

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  • November 25, 2019
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Qatar General Electricity & Water Corporation (Kahramaa) today opened a photovoltaic station for energy storage and charging electric vehicles at Kahramaa Complex in Mesaimeer. The opening was held in the presence of Essa bin Hilal Al Kuwari, Kahramaa President, Kazuo Sunaga, Ambassador of Japan to Qatar, Yoshiyaki Yokota, Chief Executive Officer and Chief Operating Officer […]

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No more exams in Indian curriculum schools, soon!

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  • November 25, 2019
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Change is in the air for the Indian education system as the country’s Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) is planning to do away with school exams from 2021, The Indian Express reported. As per recommendations of the draft National Education Policy (NEP) committee, the MHRD will modernise the evaluation process from 2021, the newspaper […]

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People just can’t get over the loss of Iron Man after Avengers: Endgame. Not a day goes by without someone concocting a theory for how he could have survived. If you ask that film’s screenwriters, the adventures of Tony Stark should end right there. If there’s an Iron Man 4, you can count Christopher Markus […]

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