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Syrians on hunger strike in Greece over bid to rejoin families

Syrians on hunger strike in Greece over bid to rejoin families

Yiorgos Maniatis, one of the protest organisers, said there are more than 2,000 Syrians who have been waiting for more than six months, the maximum period for such family reunions under European law.

British PM names Gavin Williamson new defence minister

British PM names Gavin Williamson new defence minister

Prime Minister Theresa May on Thursday named Gavin Williamson as Britain's new defence minister after his predecessor Michael Fallon was forced to step down over a sexual harassment scandal sweeping parliament.

South Korea spy agency sees signs of planned new missile test by North

South Korea spy agency sees signs of planned new missile test by North

North Korea may be planning a new missile test, South Korea's spy agency told lawmakers on Thursday, after brisk activity was spotted at its research facilities, just days before US President Donald Trump visits Seoul.

Weill Cornell-Qatar honours 43 achievers

Weill Cornell-Qatar honours 43 achievers

Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar (WCM-Q) has honoured 43 high-achieving students by recording their names on the Dean’s Honours List.

Mada to launch new programmes for the elderly

Mada to launch new programmes for the elderly

The elderly in Qatar stand to gain from Mada’s (Qatar Assistive Technology Centre) ‘guides to ageing and technology’, scheduled to be launched on November 12 and 28 with the aim of improving their quality of life, it has been announced.

Hyundai Ioniq model showcased at Qatar Sustainability Week

Hyundai Ioniq model showcased at Qatar Sustainability Week

Qatar Sustainability Week, launched on Sunday, has proven to be the perfect showcase for the Hyundai Ioniq, the award-winning, industry-leading hybrid vehicle that is making its mark in Qatar.

NHRC chief briefs Italian MPs on effects of unjust siege

NHRC chief briefs Italian MPs on effects of unjust siege

Dr Ali bin Smaikh al-Marri presented a detailed explanation of the grave and growing humanitarian consequences caused by the siege imposed by the Saudi-led bloc.

Magar Society celebrates the festivals of Dipawali and Hurra

Magar Society celebrates the festivals of Dipawali and Hurra

Magar Society recently organised a programme to celebrate Dipawali, the festival of lights, and Hurra, festival of dance.

Flawless Lady Bird takes flight

Flawless Lady Bird takes flight

Actress and writer Greta Gerwig turns in the flawless Lady Bird for her directorial debut, a funny, poignant and assured film about that fleeting, heady moment during the transition from high school to college.

Red Bull to remain Renault benchmark, says Horner

Red Bull to remain Renault benchmark, says Horner

Red Bull expect to remain the Formula One benchmark for Renault next season despite McLaren switching from Honda to the French manufacturer’s engines, according to team principal Christian Horner.

Rangers rally from two goals down to beat Golden Knights

Rangers rally from two goals down to beat Golden Knights

Mika Zibanejad had a goal and two assists in the third period as the New York Rangers erased a two-goal deficit in the final 20 minutes to defeat the Vegas Golden Knights 6-4 on Tuesday on an emotional day in New York that had players distracted in the hours leading to the game.

Westbrook claims bragging rights in marquee matchup

Westbrook claims bragging rights in marquee matchup

Giannis Antetokounmpo led all scorers with 28 points but reigning NBA MVP Russell Westbrook claimed bragging rights as the Oklahoma City Thunder thumped the Milwaukee Bucks 110-91 on Tuesday night.