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MoPH reports 211 new cases, one death

MoPH reports 211 new cases, one death

Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) today recorded 211 new cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) and 240 people recovered from the virus in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of people recovered in Qatar to 129,124.
10/29/2020 5:21:41 PM
PM attends graduation of Thunderbolt Commandos training of 3rd batch students of Police College

PM attends graduation of Thunderbolt Commandos training of 3rd batch students of Police College

HE the Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Khalid bin Khalifa bin Abdulaziz Al-Thani attended Thursday the graduation of the Thunderbolt Commandos training course ...
10/29/2020 1:39:33 PM
Twenty-five sites join UNESCO's world network of biosphere reserves

Twenty-five sites join UNESCO's world network of biosphere reserves

UNESCO's Man and the Biosphere (MAB) programme added 25 new sites, one of them transboundary, in 18 countries to the World Network of Biosphere Reserves, which now numbers 714 biosphere reserves ...
10/29/2020 1:13:02 PM
Three dead as woman beheaded in knife attack at French church

Three dead as woman beheaded in knife attack at French church

A woman was beheaded by an attacker with a knife who also killed two other people at a church in the French city of Nice on Thursday, police said, in an incident the city's mayor described as terrorism.
10/29/2020 12:37:26 PM
Qatar, Finland have developing relations in many fields: Finnish Minister for Foreign Affairs

Qatar, Finland have developing relations in many fields: Finnish Minister for Foreign Affairs

Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Finland Pekka Haavisto said that the State of Qatar and Finland have developing relations in many fields, indicating that there are many opportunities ...
10/29/2020 11:47:49 AM
ECB to signal more stimulus as second-wave recession fears grow

ECB to signal more stimulus as second-wave recession fears grow

The European Central Bank is expected to resist pressure to unveil fresh stimulus measures on Thursday but it is likely to pave the way for action in December as fresh curbs to contain the coronavirus pandemic fuel ...
10/29/2020 11:22:43 AM
59 bodies found in clandestine graves in Mexico's Guanajuato state

59 bodies found in clandestine graves in Mexico's Guanajuato state

The remains of 59 bodies have been discovered in clandestine graves in a region of central Mexico that has suffered some of the highest levels of drug violence in recent years, national authorities said on Wednesday.
10/29/2020 11:13:34 AM
India passes eight million coronavirus cases

India passes eight million coronavirus cases

India passed eight million coronavirus cases on Thursday, with the world's second-worst-hit country bracing for a new wave of the pandemic.
10/29/2020 11:04:11 AM
'Made-in-Gaza' device fights coronavirus spread

'Made-in-Gaza' device fights coronavirus spread

Entering a Gaza City restaurant, customers are welcomed by a multi-tasking disinfection machine designed by a Palestinian businesswoman to curb the spread of the coronavirus in the crisis-hit enclave.
10/29/2020 10:42:38 AM
At least 25 dead, scores missing after typhoon lashes Vietnam

At least 25 dead, scores missing after typhoon lashes Vietnam

Vietnam deployed hundreds of soldiers and heavy machinery on Thursday to search for survivors after landslides triggered by torrential rains from Typhoon Molave ...
10/29/2020 10:07:32 AM
Macron imposes new virus lockdown as French hospitals engulfed

Macron imposes new virus lockdown as French hospitals engulfed

French President Emmanuel Macron announced Wednesday a new coronavirus lockdown until at least December 1, hoping to bring under control an outbreak that is poised to overwhelm hospitals in a matter of days.
10/29/2020 9:18:08 AM
Trump, Biden battle for Florida on same day as race nears end

Trump, Biden battle for Florida on same day as race nears end

President Donald Trump and challenger Joe Biden will rally voters just hours apart in the Florida city of Tampa on Thursday, their campaign paths crossing for the first time as the rivals' fight for the White House ...
10/29/2020 8:55:53 AM
Zengo Doha launches new taste of Asia

Zengo Doha launches new taste of Asia

Zengo, the award-winning Pan-Asian restaurant, is introducing a new ‘Taste of Zengo’ menu, every Monday from 6pm-10pm, providing guests with an innovative taste of Asia.
10/29/2020 1:11:49 AM
NU-Q research to assess impact of Covid on migrants

NU-Q research to assess impact of Covid on migrants

A new research project exploring the consequences of the Covid-19 pandemic on the lives and livelihoods of migrants in Qatar is being led by Hasan Mahmud, assistant professor at Northwestern Qatar, with the help of three students from the university.
10/29/2020 1:10:44 AM
Responsible Awareness

Responsible Awareness

It’s October and you know what that means. Its Breast Cancer Awareness month. What do you think about when breast cancer awareness comes up? When I think of breast cancer awareness, I think of pink everywhere and strong women.
10/29/2020 1:09:42 AM
Functional exercises to do from home — II

Functional exercises to do from home — II

For the sake of our physical and mental health, GPs recommend that we exercise five times per week. But there can be more to think about than just getting our heart rate up – physiotherapists say it also pays to work on strengthening our muscles.
10/29/2020 1:08:50 AM
HBKU college webinar series focuses on contemporary Middle Eastern studies

HBKU college webinar series focuses on contemporary Middle Eastern studies

The past, present and future of Middle Eastern studies provides the context for a six-part webinar series organised by the College of Humanities and Social Sciences (CHSS) at Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU).
10/29/2020 1:08:36 AM
US presidential debates normative exercise in democracy: NU-Q expert

US presidential debates normative exercise in democracy: NU-Q expert

This year’s presidential debates in the US were not without controversy and Craig LaMay, professor and acting director of the Journalism and Strategic Communication Programme at Northwestern, is in a unique position to discuss them as the co-author of a book about the debates’ history and legal cont
10/29/2020 1:07:31 AM
Rejected?

Rejected?

Having to deal with rejection is a frustrating thing to face indeed! But this is life, we get accepted sometimes and rejected sometimes as well. So, why do we get rejected? And how do we deal with rejection?
10/29/2020 1:07:22 AM
Ahlibank holds blood donation drive in partnership with HMC

Ahlibank holds blood donation drive in partnership with HMC

Ahlibank, a leading Qatari-owned financial institution, has organised a blood donation campaign at its head office in Al Sadd, in partnership with Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC).
10/29/2020 1:06:32 AM
Finding it hard to fall asleep?

Finding it hard to fall asleep?

Imagine it’s bedtime, you are lying down in bed tired from the long productive day you just had. Lights off, room silent and just the sound of the comforting air-conditioning in the background
10/29/2020 1:05:48 AM
How to crush cravings

How to crush cravings

The number of people choosing to eat a plant-based diet is increasing every year. With the recent surge of new plant-based products hitting the store shelves, it’s becoming easier for an average person to do.
10/29/2020 1:04:16 AM
Deadline to submit applications for Education Excellence Day Award extended until Nov 5

Deadline to submit applications for Education Excellence Day Award extended until Nov 5

The Executive Committee of the Education Excellence Day (EED) award has extended the deadline for submitting the applications for the award in its 14th edition until November 5, via the award’s link on the ministry’s website: https://educompetitions.edu.gov.qa/scientific_achievement/.
10/29/2020 1:04:04 AM
Qatar, Moldova sign up for diplomatic training

Qatar, Moldova sign up for diplomatic training

Qatar and Moldova yesterday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for co-operation in diplomatic training.
10/29/2020 12:54:27 AM
NHRC vice chairman meets Finnish FM

NHRC vice chairman meets Finnish FM

HE the Vice Chairman of the National Human Rights Committee (NHRC) Dr Mohamed bin Saif al-Kuwari met yesterday with Finnish Minister of Foreign Affairs Pekka Haavisto.
10/29/2020 12:53:37 AM
Al-Muraikhi meets South Africa envoy

Al-Muraikhi meets South Africa envoy

HE the Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Sultan bin Saad al-Muraikhi met yesterday with South African ambassador to Qatar Faizal Moosa.
10/29/2020 12:52:13 AM
FM meets his Finnish counterpart

FM meets his Finnish counterpart

FM meets his Finnish counterpart
10/29/2020 12:50:45 AM
Al-Muraikhi meets Russian envoy

Al-Muraikhi meets Russian envoy

HE the Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Sultan bin Saad al-Muraikhi met yesterday with Russian ambassador to Qatar Nurmakhmad Kholov. During the meeting, they reviewed the bilateral relations, in addition to issues of common concern.
10/29/2020 12:47:45 AM
Qatar calls for just and lasting settlement of Palestinian issue

Qatar calls for just and lasting settlement of Palestinian issue

Qatar has reaffirmed the central importance of the Palestinian cause, and that it is an issue that affects security and stability on a large scale.
10/29/2020 12:45:45 AM
Nottinghamshire to enter tier 3 Covid lockdown

Nottinghamshire to enter tier 3 Covid lockdown

Beauty salons in Nottinghamshire will have to close when the region is placed under England’s strictest lockdown restrictions from tomorrow.
10/29/2020 12:45:36 AM
Turkey has right to act if militants not cleared from Syria border: Erdogan

Turkey has right to act if militants not cleared from Syria border: Erdogan

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said yesterday Turkey had the legitimate right to act again if militants are not cleared from its border with Syria, where it has carried out several incursions in the last four years.
10/29/2020 12:44:25 AM
Lebanon blast victims register nearly 700 legal complaints

Lebanon blast victims register nearly 700 legal complaints

The Beirut Bar Association yesterday handed the public prosecutor almost 700 criminal complaints from victims of the city’s deadly August 4 port blast, Lebanon’s National News Agency said.
10/29/2020 12:41:22 AM