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Ivanka lauds women’s empowerment

Ivanka lauds women’s empowerment

Women should be given proper and easy access to credit and other necessary tools to maintain their financial independence and be successful entrepreneurs, Ivanka Trump, senior adviser to the US president, said.
12/15/2019 3:03:43 AM
HBKU-CPP to discuss resilience and governance at Doha Forum

HBKU-CPP to discuss resilience and governance at Doha Forum

The ability of governments to respond to external shocks with agility and resilience will provide the foundations for the College of Public Policy (CPP) at Hamad Bin Khalifa University’s (HBKU) panel discussion at Doha Forum 2019.
12/15/2019 2:56:31 AM
UK doctors mull testing ex-PM Sharif for poison

UK doctors mull testing ex-PM Sharif for poison

A leading University College Hospital and Harley Street consultant cardiothoracic surgeon, and haematologists at Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital have hinted that former prime minister Nawaz Sharif’s toxicology screening for poisoning will be ordered in London if no cause
12/15/2019 2:55:57 AM
Police stage second raid on properties of PM’s nephew

Police stage second raid on properties of PM’s nephew

Police have raided the farmhouse of Prime Minister Imran Khan’s nephew in eastern Lahore, after a video emerged showing him taking part in deadly hospital riots days earlier. Three patients died, medical officials said, after roughly 200 lawyers stormed the Punjab Institute of Cardiology
12/15/2019 2:54:23 AM
Ipaq, Roscongress Foundation sign agreement at forum

Ipaq, Roscongress Foundation sign agreement at forum

The Investment Promotion Agency of Qatar (Ipaq) and the Roscongress Foundation, with the support of the Qatar Embassy in Russia and Qatar-Russia Project Office signed a co-operation agreement on the exchange of investment opportunities on the sidelines of Doha Forum yesterday.
12/15/2019 2:53:55 AM
Violent protests rage for fourth day over citizenship law

Violent protests rage for fourth day over citizenship law

Demonstrators in eastern India set fire to more than a dozen buses and vandalised at least six railway stations yesterday, as violent protests against a new citizenship law continued for a fourth straight day.
12/15/2019 2:52:43 AM
PM receives Doha Forum delegates

PM receives Doha Forum delegates

HE the Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa al-Thani yesterday met the First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Serbia Ivica Dacic,
12/15/2019 2:52:25 AM
PM chairs first National Ganga Council meeting

PM chairs first National Ganga Council meeting

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said the River Ganga rejuvenation should be an example of co-operative federalism and it has been a long-pending challenge.
12/15/2019 2:50:28 AM
PM attends signing of pact between QIA, Volkswagen

PM attends signing of pact between QIA, Volkswagen

HE the Prime Minister and Interior Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa al-Thani witnessed the signing between Qatar Investment Authority (QIA) and Volkswagen AG for the ‘Project Qatar Mobility’ initiative.
12/15/2019 2:49:55 AM
FM highlights changing nature of global challenges

FM highlights changing nature of global challenges

The nature of challenges that the world is facing has changed since World War II, HE the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Mohamed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani said during a panel discussion at Doha Forum yesterday.
12/15/2019 2:48:24 AM
Dutch police arrest protesters at airport demonstration

Dutch police arrest protesters at airport demonstration

Dutch border police detained dozens of climate protesters at Amsterdam’s Schiphol airport during a demonstration yesterday aimed at forcing the busy international air hub to adopt a plan to curb greenhouse emissions.
12/15/2019 2:47:55 AM
UN climate summit risks collapse amid divisions

UN climate summit risks collapse amid divisions

A UN climate summit in Madrid risked collapsing yesterday after marathon negotiations between countries left them more divided than ever over on how to fight global warming and pay for its ravages.
12/15/2019 2:46:48 AM
Finance minister: Qatar, US bound by strategic alliance

Finance minister: Qatar, US bound by strategic alliance

HE the Minister of Finance Ali Sherif al-Emadi affirmed that Qatar and the US are bound by strategic alliance relations that have reflected on their co-operation in political, economic, commercial, investment, educational, energy and gas production and other fields.
12/15/2019 2:45:20 AM
Snow, showers in parts of UK

Snow, showers in parts of UK

Snow hit some parts of the UK yesterday morning, while heavy showers are due in the south. A blizzard is raging in some counties, including Buxton in Derbyshire.
12/15/2019 2:44:41 AM
Johnson vows to repay ex-Labour voters’ trust

Johnson vows to repay ex-Labour voters’ trust

Prime Minister Boris Johnson visited former strongholds of his Labour opponents in northern England yesterday and pledged to repay their trust for helping to deliver a stunning victory for his Conservative Party in Britain’s national election.
12/15/2019 2:43:12 AM
Western prescriptions don’t suit all: Kagame

Western prescriptions don’t suit all: Kagame

Western prescriptions for resolving and managing issues could not be applied to other countries as these have their own failures and things should be addressed within their context, President of Rwanda Paul Kagame has said.
12/15/2019 2:42:24 AM
Minister of State for Foreign Affairs meets Doha Forum delegates

Minister of State for Foreign Affairs meets Doha Forum delegates

HE the Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Sultan bin Saad al-Muraikhi yesterday met separately with the Eurorpean Union (EU) Special Representative for the Middle East Peace Process Susanna Terstal, and the Director of the Regional Office of the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) for
12/15/2019 2:41:21 AM
Divers search for remaining bodies from N Zealand volcanic eruption

Divers search for remaining bodies from N Zealand volcanic eruption

Divers searched seas around New Zealand’s volatile White Island yesterday for two people still missing five days after the volcano erupted, as the death toll rose to 17.
12/15/2019 2:41:19 AM
Thousands rally behind Thai opposition leader

Thousands rally behind Thai opposition leader

Thousands rallied in Bangkok behind the popular leader of an upstart anti-establishment party yesterday, in the first major protest since March elections returned a junta-aligned government to power.
12/15/2019 2:39:50 AM
Senator lauds Qatar’s support for US military

Senator lauds Qatar’s support for US military

Qatar has provided unmatched support and care for members of the US military at bases located in the country over the years as part of the government’s dedication to the success of the mission, US Senator Lindsey Graham has said.
12/15/2019 2:37:26 AM
Superman’s cape, Bilbo’s pipe up for grabs in auction

Superman’s cape, Bilbo’s pipe up for grabs in auction

Superman’s very first cape and Bilbo Baggins’s pipe are each forecast to raise $100,000-$200,000 at a blockbuster auction of rare Hollywood memorabilia next week.
12/15/2019 2:37:09 AM
Qatar-Turkey Joint Command office opened

Qatar-Turkey Joint Command office opened

HE the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of State for Defence Affairs Dr Khalid bin Mohamed al-Attiyah, along with Turkish Minister of National Defence Hulusi Akar,
12/15/2019 2:36:04 AM
Top court to hear Trump tax return cases in March

Top court to hear Trump tax return cases in March

The US Supreme Court has agreed to hear cases next year involving the release of President Donald Trump’s tax returns and financial records, setting the stage for a potential blockbuster ruling during the presidential election campaign.
12/15/2019 2:34:53 AM
SC opens International Police Co-ordination Centre in Doha

SC opens International Police Co-ordination Centre in Doha

In order to ensure the highest levels of security for spectators during the 2022 FIFA World Cup, the Security Committee at the Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy (SC) has opened an International Police Co-ordination Centre (IPCC) in Doha.
12/15/2019 2:33:03 AM
WISH to produce publication for healthcare workers

WISH to produce publication for healthcare workers

A practical publication for healthcare workers that helps them better understand the needs of people of faith who are receiving palliative care is to be produced by the World Innovation Summit for Health (WISH).
12/15/2019 2:31:32 AM
Alfardan Premier Motors takes part in Ladies Test Drive Open Day

Alfardan Premier Motors takes part in Ladies Test Drive Open Day

Alfardan Premier Motors Co, the official retailer of Jaguar Land Rover vehicles in Qatar, participated in the Ladies Test Drive Open Day that took place at the Losail International Circuit recently.
12/15/2019 2:28:32 AM
Thousands in Iraq protest against US sanctions

Thousands in Iraq protest against US sanctions

Several thousand supporters of one of the most powerful armed groups in Iraq marched through Baghdad yesterday, trampling on giant US flags after Washington slapped sanctions on their leader.
12/15/2019 2:28:23 AM
Jumbo Electronics appoints GWC as strategic logistics partner

Jumbo Electronics appoints GWC as strategic logistics partner

Jumbo Electronics, one of the leading retailers, distributors and MEP companies in Qatar, recently appointed Gulf Warehousing Corporation (GWC) as its strategic logistics and supply chain partner.
12/15/2019 2:27:30 AM
Sudan’s Bashir gets two years’ detention for graft

Sudan’s Bashir gets two years’ detention for graft

Sudan’s former president Omar al-Bashir was sentenced yesterday to two years’ detention in a correctional centre for corruption in the first of several cases against the ousted ruler. The charges stemmed from millions of dollars received by the toppled strongman from another country.
12/15/2019 2:27:10 AM
Souq Al Wakra Hotel gears up to celebrate Qatar National Day

Souq Al Wakra Hotel gears up to celebrate Qatar National Day

Souq Al Wakra Hotel has announced that it is gearing up to celebrate Qatar National Day with buffet offers at its two restaurants - Jarnen and Emshoot - from December 18- 20 to share the joy with all members of the society on this special occasion.
12/15/2019 2:26:25 AM
Kenyan scientist builds with bottles to beat plastic pollution

Kenyan scientist builds with bottles to beat plastic pollution

Hope Mwanake understands the plastic pollution crisis facing Kenya better than most. An environmental scientist who ran a waste collection service in Kenya’s central town of Gilgil, she witnessed first hand the mountains of plastic buckets, bottles and jerry cans discarded by residents, hotels
12/15/2019 2:24:58 AM
QCS drive for kids living with cancer

QCS drive for kids living with cancer

Qatar Cancer Society (QCS) has launched “Our kids are gold” programme to support, empower and advocate children living with cancer and their families as cancer affects not just the patients but their families as well.
12/15/2019 2:24:55 AM