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Shipshape

Shipshape

Mohamed Sharif, 70, a carpenter with henna-dyed beard, cuts wood to shape a wood panel while working with others to build a boat at a yard in Fish Harbour in Karachi, Pakistan yesterday.

ADB president calls for investment in infrastructure, innovation

ADB president calls for investment in infrastructure, innovation

The ADB will establish a fund for high-level technology projects, aiming to promote the use of advanced and clean technologies to tackle challenges in developing member countries

Fish found in Qatari waters safe: Ministry

Fish found in Qatari waters safe: Ministry

Fish found in the Qatari waters are safe and free from any disease or pollutant, the Ministry of Municipality and Environment (MME) has said in a statement.

Workshop for young poets

Workshop for young poets

Qatar National Library (QNL), in collaboration with the German embassy and the Goethe-Institut Gulf Region, will hold a three-day ‘Poetry Slam’ workshop from March 18 - 20, leading to a final performance on March 21, as part of the Qatar-Germany 2017 Year of Culture.

Marsh, Renshaw give Australia edge

Marsh, Renshaw give Australia edge

Opener Matt Renshaw said managing a challenging pitch would be the key to defeating India after his dogged half-century helped Australia take a crucial first innings lead in the second Test yesterday.

Germany arrests man suspected of planning attack

Germany arrests man suspected of planning attack

Police have arrested a German man who has admitted planning to lure police or soldiers into a trap and kill them with a home-made bomb, prosecutors and police said on Thursday.

Tesco tests waters in Pakistan with Alpha tie-up

Tesco tests waters in Pakistan with Alpha tie-up

Britain’s biggest retailer Tesco will stock its products at a Pakistani supermarket chain, a Tesco official said yesterday, dipping its toes in a country of nearly 200mn with rising consumer spending and a growing middle class.

New Zealand’s Ronchi returns for South Africa series

New Zealand’s Ronchi returns for South Africa series

New Zealand wicketkeeper Luke Ronchi has recovered from injury and is back in their limited-overs squads for the upcoming home series against South Africa, Black Caps selector Gavin Larsen said.

Lanka war survivors urge UN to push for speedy justice

Lanka war survivors urge UN to push for speedy justice

Ethnic minority Tamil politicians complain of the government’s slow progress in addressing alleged war crimes such as torture, unlawful killings and enforced disappearances

Hundreds of thousands rally in Iran against Trump

Hundreds of thousands rally in Iran against Trump

Hundreds of thousands of Iranians rallied on Friday to swear allegiance to their clerical leaders and reject US President Donald Trump's warning that he had put the Islamic Republic "on notice", state TV reported.

Veteran British actor John Hurt dies at 77

Veteran British actor John Hurt dies at 77

Oscar-nominated British actor John Hurt, known for his roles in Elephant Man and Harry Potter, has died aged 77 after a battle with pancreatic cancer, his wife said yesterday.

QICDRC welcomes official delegation from DIFC Courts

QICDRC welcomes official delegation from DIFC Courts

The Qatar International Court and Dispute Resolution Centre (QICDRC) has welcomed a delegation from the DIFC Courts, comprising Judge Ali al-Medhani and Ahmed al-Kamali, head of International Relations.