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Qatar strongly condemns explosion in Iraq

Qatar strongly condemns explosion in Iraq

Qatar voiced its strong condemnation and denunciation of the explosion that occurred in a restaurant at the Salahuddin Governorate in northern Iraq, leaving a number of people dead and wounded.

Strifes cost Mena region over $1tn in economic losses: WB official

Strifes cost Mena region over $1tn in economic losses: WB official

Conflicts in the Middle East and North Africa (Mena) region had resulted in economic losses exceeding $1tn, according to Abdallah al-Dardari, World Bank’s senior adviser on Reconstruction for the Mena region.

WHO plans global war on cholera as Yemen caseload nears 700,000

WHO plans global war on cholera as Yemen caseload nears 700,000

The World Health Organization will next month launch a strategy to stop cholera transmission by 2030, it said on Monday, as an unprecedented outbreak in Yemen raced towards 700,000 suspected cases ...

Zia asked to appear before court

Zia asked to appear before court

A Dhaka court yesterday ordered Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) chairperson Khaleda Zia, now in London, to appear before it on October 5 or face an arrest warrant in a case filed for dishonouring the country’s map and the national flag.

Trump’s presidency entering a new phase?

Trump’s presidency entering a new phase?

Speculation about the possibility of a “new Trump” peaked in early September, when the president suddenly cut a deal with Democratic congressional leaders

The urgency of refugee education

The urgency of refugee education

The world’s refugee crisis is most often measured in numbers. But for young refugees missing out on an education, the crisis can also be tracked by an irreversible metric: the passage of time.

Angels make quick work of Houston Astros in 9-1 victory

Angels make quick work of Houston Astros in 9-1 victory

Standing so far out of first place presents occasional advantages.

Qatari diving team wins bronze at Asian Championship

Qatari diving team wins bronze at Asian Championship

Qatari duo Mohamed Ahmed Shweitar and Abdulaziz Balghaith yesterday won the bronze medal for the diving competition of the 3m moving ladder at the 9th Asian Championship in the Uzbek capital of Tashkent.

Vandalised

Vandalised

A worker leaves after removing graffiti from the vandalised Captain Cook statue at Hyde Park in Sydney yesterday.

Festival in Nepal

Festival in Nepal

Women sing and dance during the Teej festival in Kathmandu, Nepal.

Pound vulnerable as UK prepares to provide Brexit plan details

Pound vulnerable as UK prepares to provide Brexit plan details

Brexit may dominate factors influencing the pound’s fortunes again this week, with the UK set to lay out its position in at least three areas of negotiation with the European Union.

Qatar hails Norway's stance on Gulf crisis

Qatar hails Norway's stance on Gulf crisis

Qatar's Foreign Minister HE Sheikh Mohamed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani met in Oslo on Friday with his Norwegian counterpart Borge Brende.