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HMC Ambulance Service starts new 'spoke' in Sealine

HMC Ambulance Service starts new 'spoke' in Sealine

According to HMC, the 'spokes' represent the various satellite ambulance care units that are located around the country.

Up in smoke: Vaping China co-pilot sparks mid-air emergency

Up in smoke: Vaping China co-pilot sparks mid-air emergency

The incident occurred on Tuesday on a flight by the Chinese flag carrier from Hong Kong to the city of Dalian in northeastern China.

Turkey sacks 18,500 staff before expected end of emergency

Turkey sacks 18,500 staff before expected end of emergency

The Official Gazette said 18,632 people had been sacked including 8,998 police officers over suspected links to terror organisations.

Erdogan, alliance partner agree to lift state of emergency

Erdogan, alliance partner agree to lift state of emergency

The state of emergency has been in place since after an attempted coup in July 2016 and has been extended every three months since then.

Erdogan leads early count in pivotal Turkey poll

Erdogan leads early count in pivotal Turkey poll

Turkish voters had for the first time cast ballots for both president and parliament in the snap polls, with Erdogan looking for a first round knockout and an overall majority for his ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP).

HMC emergency depts received over 2,200 cases on June19

HMC emergency depts received over 2,200 cases on June19

The Emergency Departments at Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) received on Tuesday a total of 2,223 cases from 5am to 5pm.

Plane, governor's house torched in PNG violence

Plane, governor's house torched in PNG violence

Police said crowds were angered by a court decision to dismiss a petition against provincial governor William Powi's 2017 election, amid concerns of corruption.

Papua New Guinea declares state of emergency over riots

Papua New Guinea declares state of emergency over riots

Papua New Guinea has declared a state of emergency, suspended a provincial government and is sending armed forces to its rugged highlands to restore order after rioters went on a rampage of looting and burning ...

Erdogan vows to lift Turkey's state of emergency if re-elected

Erdogan vows to lift Turkey's state of emergency if re-elected

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has pledged for the first time that he would immediately lift the almost two-year state of emergency in place since the 2016 failed coup if he is re-elected in this month's polls.

Turkey vote won't be credible with emergency rules in place: UN

Turkey vote won't be credible with emergency rules in place: UN

Turkey's upcoming presidential elections will not be credible unless the country lifts restrictive emergency measures imposed following a failed 2016 coup, the United Nations human rights chief said Wednesday.

Mount Fuji eruption could paralyse Tokyo: report

Mount Fuji eruption could paralyse Tokyo: report

Japan's iconic Mount Fuji could paralyse Tokyo with ash if it erupted, choking roads and halting water supplies, according to a government disaster planning study, a news report said Tuesday.

Maldives lifts state of emergency

Maldives lifts state of emergency

Maldives President Abdulla Yameen lifted a 45-day state of emergency on Thursday, a day after senior political opponents were charged with trying to topple him last month.