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Turkey's Erdogan says Russia not abiding by Syria agreements: NTV

Turkey's Erdogan says Russia not abiding by Syria agreements: NTV

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said that Ankara is losing patience with the military assault in Syria's Idlib region, adding that Russia is violating agreements aimed at stemming conflict there ...
1/29/2020 2:27:44 PM
Amir patronises graduation of 7th batch of Al Zaeem Air College

Amir patronises graduation of 7th batch of Al Zaeem Air College

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani patronised the graduation ceremony of the 7th batch of students of Al Zaeem (Leader) Mohamed Bin Abdullah Al Attiyah Air College ...
1/29/2020 1:40:44 PM
Berlin's panda cubs meet the press ahead of public debut

Berlin's panda cubs meet the press ahead of public debut

The hottest stars at the Berlin Zoo are getting ready for their public debut on Thursday, with a rush of visitors expected to meet the two fuzzy panda cubs called Meng Xiang and Meng Yuan.
1/29/2020 1:20:01 PM
Artificial Intelligence can hear smartphone passwords

Artificial Intelligence can hear smartphone passwords

Researchers at Japanese Shizuoka University said that Artificial Intelligence could potentially be used to ‘hear’ smartphone passwords.
1/29/2020 12:08:20 PM
Taliban attacks on checkpoints in northern Afghanistan kill 13

Taliban attacks on checkpoints in northern Afghanistan kill 13

At least 13 Afghan security forces were killed and several more injured when Taliban fighters attacked security checkpoints in northern Kunduz province, officials said on Wednesday.
1/29/2020 12:04:19 PM
Australia scientists to share lab-grown coronavirus to hasten vaccine efforts

Australia scientists to share lab-grown coronavirus to hasten vaccine efforts

A team of scientists in Australia said on Wednesday they have successfully developed a lab-grown version of the new coronavirus, the first to be recreated outside of China ...
1/29/2020 10:45:57 AM
Crash sends Indian bus tumbling into well, killing 26

Crash sends Indian bus tumbling into well, killing 26

Twenty-six people including a seven-year-old girl were killed after the bus they were travelling in crashed with an autorickshaw and fell into a well in western India, officials said Wednesday.
1/29/2020 10:38:05 AM
Maryland policeman charged with murder in shooting of handcuffed man

Maryland policeman charged with murder in shooting of handcuffed man

A Maryland police officer was charged with murder on Tuesday after he fired seven shots at a man who was sitting in a patrol car with his arms handcuffed behind his back.
1/29/2020 10:31:05 AM
Indian ministries buy more air purifiers as capital battles toxic air

Indian ministries buy more air purifiers as capital battles toxic air

India's government has stepped up the purchase of air purifiers over the last two years, taking the number of devices in ministries to protect against deteriorating air quality to nearly 300 ...
1/29/2020 10:02:52 AM
China virus toll passes 130; Japan evacuates citizens

China virus toll passes 130; Japan evacuates citizens

The death toll from a new coronavirus in China rose sharply to 132 on Wednesday with nearly 1,500 new cases, as Japan said it flew citizens out of the central city of Wuhan, the epicentre of the outbreak.
1/29/2020 8:54:43 AM
Qatar Armed Forces all set to organise Dimdex 2020 in March

Qatar Armed Forces all set to organise Dimdex 2020 in March

Under the patronage of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani, the Qatar Armed Forces will organise the 7th edition of Doha International Maritime Defence Exhibition and Conference (Dimdex 2020) from March 16-18 at Qatar National Convention Centre.
1/29/2020 1:35:21 AM
Souq Waqif honey exhibition opens tomorrow

Souq Waqif honey exhibition opens tomorrow

The third edition of Souq Waqif Honey Exhibition will open tomorrow. The exhibition is organised by the Private Engineering Office (PEO) in co-operation with the Ministry of Commerce and Industry and with the participation of the Ministry of Municipality and Environment.
1/29/2020 1:34:07 AM
SC volunteers gain crucial skills on the road to 2022

SC volunteers gain crucial skills on the road to 2022

A total of 1,456 volunteers from Qatar, the region and the world worked tirelessly to support the Local Organising Committee (LOC) deliver the 24th Arabian Gulf Cup and the FIFA Club World Cup over 26 days last year, the Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy (SC) said yesterday in a report on sc.q
1/29/2020 1:31:30 AM
HMC to host international consultants

HMC to host international consultants

The Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) will welcome a number of visiting consultants from various medical specialties in February and March.
1/29/2020 1:30:13 AM
QFC Regulatory Authority and HBKU college sign MoU

QFC Regulatory Authority and HBKU college sign MoU

The Qatar Financial Centre (QFC) Regulatory Authority and the College of Humanities and Social Sciences (CHSS), Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU), signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for sharing information at a ceremony held at the Regulatory Authority’s offices in Doha.
1/29/2020 1:28:35 AM
Ooredoo is Platinum Sponsor of Eco Dome launch event

Ooredoo is Platinum Sponsor of Eco Dome launch event

Ooredoo is the Platinum Sponsor of the ‘Eco Dome’, launched and organised by Elite Paper Recycling to raise awareness of the importance of recycling within a sustainable society.
1/29/2020 1:26:50 AM
Ashghal announces temporary closures

Ashghal announces temporary closures

The Public Works Authority (Ashghal) has announced a four-month closure of one lane on Al Wakra Main Road between Pearl roundabout and Al Wakra Tunnel Intersection on a 1km stretch from today.
1/29/2020 1:24:08 AM
Hilton The Pearl set to ‘redefine concept of high-end living’

Hilton The Pearl set to ‘redefine concept of high-end living’

The Hilton Doha The Pearl Residences, officially declared open recently, is set to “redefine the concept of high-end living.” One of the key attractions of the 38-storey structure located within Qanat Quartier is its innovative residential facility, according to a statement.
1/29/2020 1:22:55 AM
LuLu celebrates India Utsav 2020

LuLu celebrates India Utsav 2020

As a Republic Day gift, LuLu Hypermarket Qatar has launched the ‘India Utsav 2020’. The festival that started on January 27 will continue until February 6 at LuLu stores in Qatar.
1/29/2020 1:21:47 AM
WCM-Q hosts international conference on neuromuscular disorders

WCM-Q hosts international conference on neuromuscular disorders

Weill Cornell Medicine – Qatar (WCM-Q) has held a three-day conference on congenital dystrophies and the precision medicine associated with neuromuscular disorders, with participants hearing from world-leading experts.
1/29/2020 1:19:33 AM
New inspection cars to monitor Ashghal road works quality

New inspection cars to monitor Ashghal road works quality

As part of its continuing efforts to ensure quality roads and timely repairing, the Public Works Authority (Ashghal) has launched road inspection cars.
1/29/2020 1:18:09 AM
Grand reception celebrates India’s Republic Day

Grand reception celebrates India’s Republic Day

HE the Minister of Administrative Development, Labour and Social Affairs Yousef bin Mohamed al-Othman Fakhro and HE the Minister of Education and Higher Education Dr Mohamed Abdul Wahed Ali al-Hammadi joined Indian ambassador
1/29/2020 1:16:50 AM
Thailand coronavirus cases increase to 14

Thailand coronavirus cases increase to 14

Thailand announced plans yesterday to screen all arrivals from China for symptoms of the coronavirus and confirmed six more infections among such visitors, taking its tally to 14, health officials said.
1/29/2020 1:12:29 AM
India taking steps to bring back citizens from Wuhan

India taking steps to bring back citizens from Wuhan

India is preparing to evacuate citizens from China’s Hubei province following the coronavirus outbreak, an External Affairs Ministry spokesman said yesterday.
1/29/2020 1:06:26 AM
JNU student arrested on sedition charges

JNU student arrested on sedition charges

Police yesterday arrested a university student who has been involved in organising protests against a contentious citizenship law after he made comments that the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party said were seditious.
1/29/2020 1:04:34 AM
Mexico party hit by leadership tussle

Mexico party hit by leadership tussle

Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador’s ruling party has plunged into a divisive leadership struggle after party chief Yeidckol Polevnsky refused to stand down despite being voted out by opponents.
1/29/2020 1:03:27 AM
Morales’ pick back in Bolivia to run for president

Morales’ pick back in Bolivia to run for president

Luis Arce, the presidential candidate for Evo Morales’s Movement for Socialism party, returned to Bolivia yesterday following a self-imposed exile in Mexico.
1/29/2020 1:01:42 AM
At least 11 killed, two injured in blast at Lahore perfume factory

At least 11 killed, two injured in blast at Lahore perfume factory

At least 11 people were killed and two others injured yesterday after gas cylinders exploded at a perfume factory in Shahdara neighborhood of Lahore, setting the entire building ablaze, officials confirmed.
1/29/2020 12:59:48 AM
Two suspected cases of infection under scrutiny in hospitals

Two suspected cases of infection under scrutiny in hospitals

The Department of Health (DoH) has said two persons suspected to have been infected with the novel coronavirus (nCoV) are under observation in two hospitals in Metro Manila, while several others are also being monitored in other areas.
1/29/2020 12:58:23 AM
Dems reject ‘classified’ reading of Bolton book

Dems reject ‘classified’ reading of Bolton book

President Donald Trump’s lawyers yesterday launched their final day of arguments in his US impeachment trial as the Senate’s top Democrat rejected a Republican proposal to let senators review former national security adviser John Bolton’s explosive, unpublished book manuscript on a classified basis.
1/29/2020 12:57:00 AM
US developing vaccine against coronavirus

US developing vaccine against coronavirus

The United States said Tuesday it was developing a vaccine against a deadly virus that originated in China, and urged Beijing to step up its co-operation with international health authorities.
1/29/2020 12:53:18 AM
Nigerian capital slams brakes on motorbike taxis

Nigerian capital slams brakes on motorbike taxis

Nigeria’s traffic-choked economic capital Lagos has announced sweeping bans on the motorbike taxis plying its perilous roads set to come in to force from next month. The state government has barred motorbike taxis and motorised rickshaws, known locally as okada and keke
1/29/2020 12:52:01 AM