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Palestinian factions get ready for meeting in reconciliation push

Palestinian factions get ready for meeting in reconciliation push

Leading Palestinian political factions are to gather tomorrow in Cairo to push ahead with reconciliation efforts, despite fundamental disputes ahead of a key December 1 deadline.

Qatar, Japan sign deal to import, export race horses

Qatar, Japan sign deal to import, export race horses

Qatar and Japan signed an agreement for import and export of race horses between the two countries.

Qatar at forefront of fight against terrorism: al-Thawadi

Qatar at forefront of fight against terrorism: al-Thawadi

Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy (SC) Secretary-General Hassan al-Thawadi has said that Qatar is “at the forefront of the fight against terrorism” and that the country is determined to stop terror through “education and empowerment.”

Dementia dramatically increases family expenses

Dementia dramatically increases family expenses

The average lifetime cost of care after a diagnosis of dementia in the US is about $322,000, and families pay about 70% of that, new research suggests.

Qatar, US paratroopers stage joint exercise

Qatar, US paratroopers stage joint exercise

Qatari and US paratroopers held a joint training exercise in Doha on Tuesday which American officials said reinforced "the enduring military-to-military" partnership between the two countries.

Eight bodies found in truck in Texas parking lot

Eight bodies found in truck in Texas parking lot

Eight people were found dead on Sunday inside a truck in a Walmart parking lot in San Antonio, Texas in what police said appeared to be "human trafficking crime."

Djokovic, Federer march on as Kerber scrapes through

Djokovic, Federer march on as Kerber scrapes through

Novak Djokovic fended off a brief challenge from Ernests Gulbis to reach the Wimbledon last 16 yesterday as women’s top seed Angelique Kerber scraped into the business end of the championships.

Martial arts expert wins Mongolian presidency

Martial arts expert wins Mongolian presidency

A brash businessman with martial arts skills yesterday clinched Mongolia’s first-ever presidential runoff election after his opponent conceded defeat in the scandal-plagued race to take the helm of the resource-rich but debt-laden country.

Berlin airport workers to strike again over pay

Berlin airport workers to strike again over pay

Ground staff at Berlin's two airports will start a 25-hour strike on Monday, the Verdi union said on Sunday, stepping up action in a pay dispute that has already caused the cancellation of around 1,000 flights.

‘Refugees make up bulk of crossings from US to Canada’

‘Refugees make up bulk of crossings from US to Canada’

Most of the hundreds of people streaming over the US border into Canada in recent weeks are asylum-seekers, coming from Syria, Yemen, Turkey or Sudan, according to the United Nations’ refugee point man in the country.

Rain takes a break, fog and mist on the cards

Rain takes a break, fog and mist on the cards

The rain is over for now but the country may see another spell of unstable weather by the coming weekend, the Qatar Met department has said.

Crews work to seal California spillway that forced evacuations

Crews work to seal California spillway that forced evacuations

Emergency crews early on Monday prepared loads of rock to be dropped by helicopters to seal a crumbling spillway that threatens to inundate communities along the Feather River in Northern California, local media reported.