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Qatar Foundation launches new STEM school

Qatar Foundation launches new STEM school

Aiming to encourage science and technology education in the country, the Pre-University Education (PUE) at Qatar Foundation (QF) has launched a new Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) school, Qatar Academy for Science and Technology (QAST).

Microplastics found in waters off Qatar

Microplastics found in waters off Qatar

The first evidence of prevalence of microplastics in Gulf seawater, specifically in the marine waters off Qatar, has been documented through a research study conducted by senior researchers from Qatar University Environmental Science Center (QU-ESC).

Hyderabad crush Mumbai to boost play-offs chances

Hyderabad crush Mumbai to boost play-offs chances

Defending champions Sunrisers Hyderabad strengthened their hold on the fourth and final play-offs spot of the Indian Premier League (IPL) as they thumped top-placed Mumbai Indians by seven wickets at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium here yesterday.

Indonesia set to disband hardline Islamist group

Indonesia set to disband hardline Islamist group

Indonesia is to disband an Islamist group that calls for a state based on Shariah, citing concern it undermines a secular state ideology in the world’s biggest Muslim-majority country, officials said yesterday.

Al-Attiyah, al-Rajhi, al-Qassimi to renew old rivalries in Qatar

Al-Attiyah, al-Rajhi, al-Qassimi to renew old rivalries in Qatar

The Qatar Cross-Country Rally gets underway with a 4.85km super special stage at the Losail motocross facility within the confines of the race circuit today afternoon.

Ant hikes MoneyGram offer by 36% to outbid Euronet

Ant hikes MoneyGram offer by 36% to outbid Euronet

China’s Ant Financial has sweetened its bid for MoneyGram International Inc by 36%, beating a rival offer to gain approval from the US

Gordhan confident welfare benefits to be paid on April 1

Gordhan confident welfare benefits to be paid on April 1

South Africa’s Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan said yesterday that he is “fairly confident” social security payments will be paid on April 1 despite a service-provider dispute that has cast doubt over the welfare benefits.

Mercedes-Benz E Class 2016 model recalled

Mercedes-Benz E Class 2016 model recalled

The Ministry of Economy and Commerce, in collaboration with Nasser Bin Khaled Automobiles, has announced the recall of Mercedes-Benz E Class 2016 model.

Humanitarian system is in deep crisis

Humanitarian system is in deep crisis

Long before the November 2016 US elections, there were clear signals that multilateralism was in crisis. In fact, Donald Trump’s election is just the continuation of a downward spiral that has been under way for some time.

Katara continues relief campaign in support of Syrian refugees

Katara continues relief campaign in support of Syrian refugees

The Cultural Village Foundation-Katarat, in collaboration with the Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS), ...

Israeli woman allegedly raped in Indian resort town

Israeli woman allegedly raped in Indian resort town

A 25-year-old Israeli woman has allegedly been raped by two men in the popular northern Indian Himalayan resort town of Manali, senior local police officers said on Monday.

Ten killed in Boko Haram suicide bombing in Cameroon

Ten killed in Boko Haram suicide bombing in Cameroon

A suicide bombing by a Boko Haram militant has killed at least 10 people in northern Cameroon, a security source said Thursday.