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Protesters mark ‘independence day’ as Lebanon turns 76

Protesters mark ‘independence day’ as Lebanon turns 76

Lebanese celebrated 76 years of national self-rule yesterday, tens of thousands massing for joyous street festivities rather than stiff military parades to hail what a new protest movement calls “real independence”.
11/23/2019 1:06:33 AM
Data required to register national address

Data required to register national address

The Ministry of Interior (MoI) has tweeted an infographic highlighting the data required by people to register their national address. “National address facilitates quick delivery of services from different service providers in the country
11/23/2019 12:39:33 AM
QU college organises International Conference for Arabic department

QU college organises International Conference for Arabic department

The Department of Arabic Language at Qatar University’s (QU) College of Arts and Sciences organised its 8th International Conference of Arabic Department: The Cultural Studies and the Strategies Interpretation – Epistemological and Interdisciplinary Approaches.
11/23/2019 12:38:03 AM
HMC provides care for babies born prematurely

HMC provides care for babies born prematurely

Each year Hamad Medical Corporation’s (HMC) Neonatal Intensive Care Units (NICUs) care for thousands of babies born prematurely, providing these tiny patients and their families with high-quality specialised care.
11/23/2019 12:37:11 AM
HBKU’s College of Public Policy lecture to focus on policy design

HBKU’s College of Public Policy lecture to focus on policy design

Challenges and opportunities for developing more effective public policies provide the basis for the next public talk to be presented by the College of Public Policy (CPP) at Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU).
11/23/2019 12:36:13 AM
GU-Q alumni transforms culture degree into art

GU-Q alumni transforms culture degree into art

Museum gift shops serve as special spaces that offer a blend of art, commerce and culture, which often reshape one’s understanding of all three.
11/23/2019 12:31:53 AM
Italy, Unesco sign pact for education project in Iraq

Italy, Unesco sign pact for education project in Iraq

Italy and Unesco signed an agreement on the sidelines of the World Innovation Summit for Education, which concluded in Doha on Thursday, according to a statement from the Italian embassy.
11/23/2019 12:29:58 AM
Statins not linked with memory loss in seniors: study

Statins not linked with memory loss in seniors: study

With several small studies suggesting that the widely prescribed cholesterol-lowering drugs, statins, might be linked to memory loss in seniors, patients were understandably concerned. But a large new study finds no link between memory loss and the drugs.
11/23/2019 12:24:08 AM
A green light for public investment

A green light for public investment

The eurozone faces immense economic challenges. Germany and the Netherlands – which together account for 35% of the monetary union’s GDP and have ample fiscal space – should take the lead in tackling them.
11/23/2019 12:20:09 AM
Amir holds phone conversations with Iraqi president, PM

Amir holds phone conversations with Iraqi president, PM

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani held telephone conversations Friday with Iraqi President Barham Salih and Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi
11/23/2019 12:19:26 AM
Europe needs robust China strategy

Europe needs robust China strategy

Two months ago, in his address to the United Nations General Assembly, UN Secretary-General Ant?nio Guterres expressed his fear that a “Great Fracture” could split the international order into two “separate and competing worlds,”
11/23/2019 12:18:53 AM
Trump thanks Amir for Qatar's role in release of two hostages

Trump thanks Amir for Qatar's role in release of two hostages

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani held Friday a telephone conversation with US President Donald Trump.
11/23/2019 12:17:18 AM
US hospitals invest in land and housing to treat crisis

US hospitals invest in land and housing to treat crisis

When Whitney Brown decided to move back to her hometown in Virginia after graduating from university two years ago, she ran into an obstacle: There was nowhere for her to live. She could not move back into her old home in Richmond
11/23/2019 12:17:10 AM
Census 'a key step forward' towards realising QNV 2030

Census 'a key step forward' towards realising QNV 2030

The Planning and Statistics Authority (PSA) has stressed that all the data collected during the general census of population
11/23/2019 12:09:39 AM
Imran hails Bajwa as the best army chief

Imran hails Bajwa as the best army chief

Prime Minister Imran Khan has said that he finds Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Bajwa to be a very balanced personality who is fully committed to democracy, and that the decision to extend the general’s term had been taken as early as last year.
11/23/2019 12:08:06 AM
Qatar gives highest priority for protection, education of children

Qatar gives highest priority for protection, education of children

Qatar has reiterated its commitment to the implementation of the provisions of the Convention on the Rights of the Child, stressing that it gives the issue of child protection, especially the right to education, the highest priority.
11/23/2019 12:06:07 AM
Brexit Party pledges ‘political revolution’

Brexit Party pledges ‘political revolution’

Nigel Farage has urged voters to elect at least some Brexit party candidates to “hold Boris Johnson to his word” during the launch of a slimline election policy platform based on political changes, lower immigration levels and spending funded by a “Brexit dividend”.
11/23/2019 12:03:45 AM
Strasbourg opens famed market a year after attack

Strasbourg opens famed market a year after attack

The celebrated Christmas market in France’s eastern city of Strasbourg opened for another festive season yesterday, with shopkeepers and visitors vowing not to be cowed by an attack last year by a radical Islamist gunman that killed five people.
11/23/2019 12:02:54 AM
Principal, head suspended over Kerala student’s death

Principal, head suspended over Kerala student’s death

The principal and headmaster of the state-run SVHS School, where a 10-year-old student on Wednesday died after bitten by a snake in the classroom, have been suspended.
11/23/2019 12:02:21 AM
First-aid workers slam medic arrests at Hong Kong campus

First-aid workers slam medic arrests at Hong Kong campus

Hong Kong medical workers yesterday expressed outrage over the arrests this week of a number of colleagues at a university campus occupied by pro-democracy protesters, and called on the government to allow them to do their jobs.
11/22/2019 11:59:07 PM
Ajyal opens up the world of cinema for people of all abilities

Ajyal opens up the world of cinema for people of all abilities

Delivering the magic of cinema to all audiences, the 7th Ajyal Film Festival, the Doha Film Institute’s (DFI) annual celebration of film, screened the exciting Made in Qatar: An Inclusive Experience programme on Thursday
11/22/2019 11:59:02 PM
South Korea reverses decision on intelligence deal with Japan

South Korea reverses decision on intelligence deal with Japan

South Korea yesterday said it would not suspend its intelligence-sharing deal with Japan, in a dramatic, last-minute reversal that signalled a breakthrough after months of frigid relations over their painful wartime history.
11/22/2019 11:56:38 PM
Uddhav unanimous choice for Maharashtra CM: Pawar

Uddhav unanimous choice for Maharashtra CM: Pawar

A crucial two-hour long meeting of the Shiv Sena-Nationalist Congress Party-Congress concluded here yesterday evening with a call to Sena president Uddhav Thackeray to accept the post of Maharashtra chief minister.
11/22/2019 11:55:26 PM
Lanka president to call snap parliamentary poll in March

Lanka president to call snap parliamentary poll in March

Sri Lanka’s new president said yesterday that he will call a snap parliamentary election in March following his sweeping victory at the weekend.
11/22/2019 11:52:33 PM
From 10¢ to $1.3mn, first Marvel comic sets record

From 10¢ to $1.3mn, first Marvel comic sets record

The first comic book produced by Marvel, the famed US publisher behind Spider-Man, the X-Men and the Avengers, went under the hammer on Thursday, fetching a record $1.26mn, Heritage Auctions said.
11/22/2019 11:47:21 PM
Trump accuses impeachment witness of lying

Trump accuses impeachment witness of lying

President Donald Trump has accused a witness in the Democratic-led impeachment inquiry of lying and offered an explanation for his controversial use of his personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani on Ukraine policy, saying that Giuliani’s crime-fighting abilities were needed to deal with a corrupt country.
11/22/2019 11:44:05 PM
Robredo will stay in post despite criticism

Robredo will stay in post despite criticism

Despite criticisms from various quarters and President Rodrigo Duterte’s comment, “I distrust her,” Vice President Maria Leonor “Leni” Robredo will not turn her back on her post as co-chairman of the Inter-Agency Committee Anti-Illegal Drugs (ICAD).
11/22/2019 11:40:42 PM
Countdown begins: Yemen, Iraq get down to training

Countdown begins: Yemen, Iraq get down to training

Gulf Cup will kick-off on Tuesday with hosts Qatar taking on Iraq at the Khalifa International Stadium
11/22/2019 11:38:22 PM
Real coach Zidane urges fans to back under-fire Bale

Real coach Zidane urges fans to back under-fire Bale

‘Outside, things can happen but inside, we should only look at the football’
11/22/2019 11:35:24 PM
Tesla suffers broken glass mishap during chaotic e-pick-up launch

Tesla suffers broken glass mishap during chaotic e-pick-up launch

The big reveal of Tesla’s electric pick-up went embarrassingly wrong when the supposedly impact-proof windows smashed, leaving a flustered Elon Musk to flounder through the rest of his presentation in front of a badly damaged vehicle.
11/22/2019 11:26:20 PM
China wants US trade deal but ‘not afraid’ to fight: Xi

China wants US trade deal but ‘not afraid’ to fight: Xi

China wants to reach an initial trade deal with the United States, President Xi Jinping said yesterday, but is “not afraid” to fight back when necessary and will enact economic reforms at its own pace.
11/22/2019 11:25:18 PM
Tiny stocks making 1,058% gains have Indonesia funds on edge

Tiny stocks making 1,058% gains have Indonesia funds on edge

Indonesia’s equity benchmark barely moved this year but some newly listed companies have generated eye-popping gains. This is prompting investors to warn that thin liquidity around these shares could fuel excessive volatility.
11/22/2019 11:24:06 PM