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Spanish PM urges return of ‘democratic’ Catalonia

Spanish PM urges return of ‘democratic’ Catalonia

Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy said yesterday that he wanted to return to a “democratic and free” Catalonia as he aimed to rally support for a unified Spain on his first visit to the turbulent region since it declared independence.

Short on boots and backing, Sahel force faces uphill battle

Short on boots and backing, Sahel force faces uphill battle

Snipers from a new West African force lie prone on a rooftop in central Mali, scanning the horizon for militants who have infiltrated this sparsely populated region south of the Sahara and made it a launchpad for deadly attacks.

Yankees still can’t solve Keuchel in loss to Astros

Yankees still can’t solve Keuchel in loss to Astros

It was a return to the bad old days of the 2015 American League wild-card game. Or, really, just about any other time the Yankees have faced Houston’s Dallas Keuchel.

Emir congratulates President Macron

Emir congratulates President Macron

His Highness the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani has sent a cable of congratulations to French President Emmanuel Macron on the occasion of his country’s candidate Audrey Azoulay winning the post of the Director-General of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (Un

QRCS Launches Housing Project for Philippines Earthquake Victims

QRCS Launches Housing Project for Philippines Earthquake Victims

Qatar Red Crescent Society's (QRCS) Mission in the Philippines have recently initiated a new project to rehabilitate the houses affected by the earthquake that rattled the City of Surigao at the north-easternmost tip of Mindanao, southern Philippines, early this year.

Recreating spider silk in the laboratory

Recreating spider silk in the laboratory

Until now, scientists have not been able to mass produce synthetic spider silk in the laboratory – but with new advances in research, that might be about to change By Adriane Lochner

Transport Minister meets visiting dignitaries

Transport Minister meets visiting dignitaries

HE the Minister of Transport and Communications Jassim Seif Ahmed al-Sulaiti met with Ramin Guluzade, (left), Azerbaijan Minister of Transport, Communications and High Technologies and Moulay Hafid Elalamy, (right), Moroccan Minister of Industry, Investment, Trade and Digital Economy.

Qatar Airways Cargo freighter arrives at Heathrow

Qatar Airways Cargo freighter arrives at Heathrow

A Qatar Airways Cargo Airbus A330 freighter has touched down at London’s Heathrow Airport, marking the start of freighter services to the carrier’s second airport in London.

Djokovic on track for Paris, sets up Del Potro clash

Djokovic on track for Paris, sets up Del Potro clash

Second seed Novak Djokovic said he is on track to raise his game for the French Open after reaching the Rome Masters quarter-finals yesterday with a 6-4, 6-4 third round win over Spain’s Roberto Bautista Agut.

Europe markets upbeat as data cloud Wall St

Europe markets upbeat as data cloud Wall St

European stock markets were happy yesterday to carry the week’s record-breaking gains into the weekend, while Wall Street’s worries about retail weakness were compounded by soft core inflation data.

Abdulrahman al-Nasr wins gold in Asian Youth Sailing

Abdulrahman al-Nasr wins gold in Asian Youth Sailing

Qatar’s Abdulrahman Khalid al-Nasr (left) won gold in the ASAF Youth Sailing Cup final yesterday.

“I’ve always believed in people, and staying the course”

“I’ve always believed in people, and staying the course”

One of the memorable sights of the inaugural and second edition of the high-octane T20 Pakistan Super League held in the UAE was the troughs of emotion Fawad Rana went through in full public glare.