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US embassy opens as Trump stays away

US embassy opens as Trump stays away

The new US embassy in London opened with little fanfare yesterday after US President Donald Trump refused to attend the inauguration because of its price tag and less-than-central location.

Criminal underworld is dropping bitcoin for another cryptocurrency

Criminal underworld is dropping bitcoin for another cryptocurrency

Bitcoin is losing its lustre with some of its earliest and most avid fans – criminals – giving rise to a new breed of virtual currency.

QC hands over keys for 50 Gaza residential units

QC hands over keys for 50 Gaza residential units

Qatar Charity rebuilt the Al Dafer Tower in Gaza Strip, which was destroyed during the war in Gaza in 2014.

Somalia PM sacks three ministers as country battles insurgency

Somalia PM sacks three ministers as country battles insurgency

Somalian Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khaire has sacked his ministers for foreign affairs, the interior and commerce, replacing them with newcomers, the government said on Thursday ...

QU college wins top honours in national and global events

QU college wins top honours in national and global events

Three faculty members and seven students from Qatar University College of Pharmacy (QU-CPH) achieved a number of wins for their research projects presented at national and international events.

‘Artificial pancreas’ works during intense exercise

‘Artificial pancreas’ works during intense exercise

An “artificial pancreas” that monitors blood sugar and automatically delivers insulin may make it safer for teens with type 1 diabetes to participate in sports, a US study suggests.

Messi deals with Madrid again as Barca look impregnable

Messi deals with Madrid again as Barca look impregnable

Leo Messi ended the Clasico in a state of undress again but it was Real Madrid who had been stripped bare.

No holiday cheer for Belgrade’s €83,000 Christmas tree

No holiday cheer for Belgrade’s €83,000 Christmas tree

An artificial Christmas tree in the centre of Belgrade has been getting more jeers than cheers this holiday season – given that its reported price tag of €83,000 would make it one of the most expensive in the world.

Xiaomi set to blow past 2017 revenue target

Xiaomi set to blow past 2017 revenue target

Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi Inc has told bankers it would top its annual revenue target by as much as 18%, sources with knowledge of the matter said,...

Company ordered closed for two weeks for selling expired item

Company ordered closed for two weeks for selling expired item

The Ministry of Economy and Commerce has announced the two-week closure of an electrical appliances and sanitary installations company, located in Madinat Khalifa South ...

Real deal Ronaldo set for fifth Ballon d’Or

Real deal Ronaldo set for fifth Ballon d’Or

Cristiano Ronaldo looks set to match his great rival Lionel Messi today by claiming a fifth Ballon d’Or as recognition for leading Real Madrid to a La Liga and Champions League double last season.

Britain says "conceivable" Manchester attack might have been stopped

Britain says "conceivable" Manchester attack might have been stopped

A suicide attack at a pop concert in Manchester that killed 22 people in May might have been prevented if the security services had responded differently to intelligence in the months before the attack, a government report has found.