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Trump pitches for ‘deal’ to end nuclear standoff

Trump pitches for ‘deal’ to end nuclear standoff

President Donald Trump yesterday warned North Korea he was prepared to use the full range of US military power to stop any attack, but in a more conciliatory appeal than ever before he urged Pyongyang to “make a deal” to end the nuclear standoff.

Qatar Airways is official airline for NZ’s first LPGA event

Qatar Airways is official airline for NZ’s first LPGA event

Qatar Airways, a supporter of premier sporting events around the globe, has signed on to become the Official Airline for three editions of the McKayson New Zealand Women’s Open.

TV commentator accuses Fox Business host of rape

TV commentator accuses Fox Business host of rape

A former Fox Business Network guest commentator has accused a prominent host of rape, the latest in a series of sexual misconduct allegations to rock the broadcaster.

New army chief takes over

New army chief takes over

Sri Lanka’s new army chief Mahesh Senanayake speaks during a press conference after he assumed command in Colombo yesterday. Senanayake is the 22nd commander of the Sri Lankan army.

Iran makes more arrests after Tehran attacks

Iran makes more arrests after Tehran attacks

Iran has arrested almost 50 people in connection with a twin attack on Tehran that killed 17 people last week, officials said, as security forces stepped up efforts to crack down on suspected militants.

QU hosts meeting of academic officials from the GCC region

QU hosts meeting of academic officials from the GCC region

The Centre of Continuing Education at Qatar University (QU) launched yesterday the 23rd Meeting of the Deans of Deanships, Colleges and Community Service Centres in the GCC region.

Sheikha Moza visits education, employment projects in Sudan

Sheikha Moza visits education, employment projects in Sudan

HH Sheikha Moza bint Nasser, advocate for the UN Sustainable Development Goals, yesterday met with children, beneficiaries and staff at two of the projects her foundations are supporting to improve opportunities for young people in Sudan.

China Germany’s top trading partner in ’16

China Germany’s top trading partner in ’16

China for the first time became Germany’s most important trading partner in 2016, overtaking the United States, which fell back to third place behind France, data showed yesterday.

Al Rayan Bank UK, Islamic Relief join hands to support enterprise and empower communities

Al Rayan Bank UK, Islamic Relief join hands to support enterprise and empower communities

Islamic Relief and Al Rayan Bank are teaming up to support Shariah-compliant microfinance through fundraising activities, which will help empower people to establish social enterprise businesses in their home countries and work their way out of poverty.

Drowsiness as risky as drunkenness for drivers: study

Drowsiness as risky as drunkenness for drivers: study

Drivers who miss two or three hours of sleep in a day face the same risk of an accident as those who are legally drunk, according to a AAA study on the sometimes-deadly consequences of being drowsy behind the wheel.

Is our economic future behind us?

Is our economic future behind us?

With the global economy yet to recover from the 2008 economic crisis, concern about the future – especially of the advanced economies – is intensifying.

The nuclear button American presidents can push at will

The nuclear button American presidents can push at will

As President Barack Obama counts down his last months in office, he has returned to one of his earliest and most ambitious promises, one he fully articulated in Prague in 2009: “I state clearly and with conviction America’s commitment to seek the peace and security of a world without nuclear weapons