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Protesters clash with cops in Nepal anti-govt shutdown

Protesters clash with cops in Nepal anti-govt shutdown

Anti-government protesters clashed with police in several towns across southern Nepal and attacked a municipal building yesterday as they forced a shutdown in the region over local elections.

Dressed as popular leader, Doha resident steals show

Dressed as popular leader, Doha resident steals show

Indian expatriate Mundi Thadaku Abdulla Mammoonj was the cynosure of all eyes at the 68th Republic Day celebrations at the embassy premises yesterday.

Iraqi in wheelchair makes risky escape from IS

Iraqi in wheelchair makes risky escape from IS

Abbas Ali wept as his wife slowly pushed him in his wheelchair out of their village in northern Iraq, a risky escape along a route where Islamic State snipers three days earlier had shot dead a couple seeking freedom from their rule.

QNL to host research workshops

QNL to host research workshops

Qatar National Library (QNL), a member of Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development (QF), will host throughout March a range of enriching research-focused events and workshops.

Maldives to go ahead with polls, says panel

Maldives to go ahead with polls, says panel

The Maldivian elections commission said yesterday it planned to go ahead with this weekend’s parliamentary polls despite the islands’ new president ...