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UN chief warns new conflict in Lebanon would be 'devastating'

UN chief warns new conflict in Lebanon would be 'devastating'

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned Friday that a new conflict in Lebanon would have "devastating consequences" and said he was engaged in intense contacts with all players to urge de-escalation.

QSRF honours Qatari sailors after their triumph in Kuwait Regatta

QSRF honours Qatari sailors after their triumph in Kuwait Regatta

QSRF honours Qatari sailors after their triumph in Kuwait Regatta

Emir receives Chevron Phillips CEO

Emir receives Chevron Phillips CEO

His Highness the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani holding talks with the President and Chief Executive Officer of Chevron Phillips Chemical, Mark Lashier, at the Emiri Diwan yesterday.

Qatar seeks UN role in talks with siege nations

Qatar seeks UN role in talks with siege nations

The Foreign Minister HE Sheikh Mohamed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani met with the Secretary-General of the United Nations Antonio Guterres yesterday and discussed with him ways to enhance joint cooperation between Qatar and the UN in all fields of common concern.

Albania opposition blocks roads in call for PM to quit

Albania opposition blocks roads in call for PM to quit

Albania’s political opposition blocked the country’s main roads for more than an hour yesterday to demand the resignation of Prime Minister Edi Rama, three months before a general election.

Mesaimeer send Arabi crashing out

Mesaimeer send Arabi crashing out

Cup tournaments are always prone to upsets and last night that was the case once again as Qatargas League side Messaimeer knocked out QSL giants and former winners Al Arabi in the second round of the prestigious Emir Cup at the Qatar Sports Club.

Quake injured stalked by disability two years on

Quake injured stalked by disability two years on

The day after Nepal was struck by a devastating earthquake, Samrat Basnet opened his doors to the wounded as hospitals overwhelmed with thousands of victims had to send away those without life-threatening injuries.

Ershad renounces alliance with Awami League

Ershad renounces alliance with Awami League

Claiming that Jatiya Party is no longer a component of the ruling Awami League-led 14-party Grand Alliance, its chairman HM Ershad has said his party will form another grand alliance.

No alternative to two-state solution- UN chief

No alternative to two-state solution- UN chief

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned on Wednesday against abandoning the idea of a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, saying there was "no alternative".

'Islamophobia' fuelling terrorism: UN chief

'Islamophobia' fuelling terrorism: UN chief

"Islamophobia" in parts of the world is fuelling terrorism, the head of the United Nations said on a visit to Saudi Arabia Sunday, as anti-immigrant sentiment rises in some countries.

Investing in women: How gender parity makes economic sense

Investing in women: How gender parity makes economic sense

International Monetary Fund managing director Christine Lagarde has called for greater attention to protecting the dignity of women and legal measures to safeguard their rights in the labour market.

Case seeks damages for death of elephant

Case seeks damages for death of elephant

A writ petition was filed with the high court (HC) yesterday seeking its directive for collecting 10mn taka ($125,000) as compensation from those responsible for the death of Indian elephant called ‘Bangabahadur’ (Hero of Bengal).