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Austria to mourn F1 legend Lauda in public homage

Austria to mourn F1 legend Lauda in public homage

Austria will mourn Formula One legend Niki Lauda with his body laid out in Vienna's Roman Catholic cathedral in a public homage next Wednesday, his family said.
5/23/2019 6:49:22 PM
US tells large traders to stop jet fuel trade with Venezuela: sources

US tells large traders to stop jet fuel trade with Venezuela: sources

The United States told some large trading houses this week they should stop trading jet fuel with Venezuela or face sanctions, ratcheting up pressure aimed at removing Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro from power ...
5/23/2019 6:27:11 PM
Sterling slips as pressure mounts on PM May to step down

Sterling slips as pressure mounts on PM May to step down

Sterling weakened again on Thursday as pressure mounted on Prime Minister Theresa May to name a date for her departure after a backlash over her last-ditch plans for Britain's exit from the European Union.
5/23/2019 6:12:01 PM
US, China harden their stands on Huawei as tech war intensifies

US, China harden their stands on Huawei as tech war intensifies

The United States and China hardened their stances over Huawei Thursday as Washington brushed aside claims of ‘bullying’ and accused the Chinese tech giant of misrepresenting its ties to the Beijing government.
5/23/2019 6:03:28 PM
US FAA meets with air regulators on fate of Boeing 737 MAX

US FAA meets with air regulators on fate of Boeing 737 MAX

The Federal Aviation Administration is meeting with international air regulators Thursday from around the world to assess the status of the grounded Boeing Co 737 MAX and what steps are needed to return it to service.
5/23/2019 5:52:25 PM
Modi vows 'inclusive' India after landslide election win

Modi vows 'inclusive' India after landslide election win

Hindu nationalist Prime Minister Narendra Modi vowed an ‘inclusive’ future for all Indians on Thursday after a landslide election victory that crushed the Gandhi dynasty's comeback hopes once again.
5/23/2019 5:44:32 PM
Lanka extends state of emergency by a month

Lanka extends state of emergency by a month

Sri Lanka’s president extended yesterday by a further month the state of emergency imposed immediately after the Easter Sunday bombings that killed 258 people. Maithripala Sirisena issued a proclamation saying that the emergency
5/23/2019 2:37:14 AM
Trump blasts Pelosi’s ‘cover-up’ accusation

Trump blasts Pelosi’s ‘cover-up’ accusation

President Donald Trump yesterday abruptly cut off a meeting with US congressional Democrats on infrastructure spending, then ripped into them over intensifying investigations by lawmakers and US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s accusation that he is engaged in a cover-up.
5/23/2019 2:35:18 AM
Sudan military ‘wants to cede power quickly’

Sudan military ‘wants to cede power quickly’

Sudan’s military wants to hand power to a democratically elected government as soon as possible in the tumultuous aftermath of former president Omar al-Bashir’s overthrow, a prominent general said in an interview published yesterday.
5/23/2019 2:33:46 AM
Investing for your Future

Investing for your Future

What does your investment portfolio look like? Maybe you’ll tell me you have stocks and shares or maybe even an apartment, but have you ever considered that your greatest asset — is yourself.
5/23/2019 2:31:58 AM
Too many ‘cherries on top’

Too many ‘cherries on top’

If ‘life’ was being served at an ice cream parlour and positive memories were toppings, I’m pretty sure there would be too many cherries on top. The good life is popularly characterised by a collection of mostly ‘happy’ experiences, with a dab of negative ones.
5/23/2019 2:31:12 AM
The Real Secret to Being Healthy

The Real Secret to Being Healthy

Everyone always asks the question, what is the secret to being fit? To being healthy? Or they may ask, what is the number one quality required to successfully maintain a healthy and balanced lifestyle?
5/23/2019 2:30:04 AM
The Power of Community

The Power of Community

Community is defined as ‘a group of people living in the same place or having a particular characteristic in common’ — but in reality it’s much more. Community is a feeling, and a sense. The true sense of community becomes most obvious at times when people come together to stand for a common cause
5/23/2019 2:28:46 AM
Six dead in post-poll clashes in Indonesia

Six dead in post-poll clashes in Indonesia

Indonesian police fired water cannon and rubber bullets at protesters setting fires and trying to breach barbed wire barricades yesterday as demonstrations over the outcome of the presidential election hit the capital for a second night.
5/23/2019 2:27:38 AM
Food Tips: What to eat?

Food Tips: What to eat?

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5/23/2019 2:23:22 AM
A British Da’ee loves the way Qatar embraces Ramadan

A British Da’ee loves the way Qatar embraces Ramadan

Ramadan is best enjoyed when it is experienced with its full essence and where the whole society becomes generous and humble. This is what Dominic Foley, a British Muslim and the Da’ee at Imam Muhammad ibn Abd al-Wahhab Mosque, likes about being in Qatar during Ramadan.
5/23/2019 2:20:51 AM
Aspire Park: Come one, come all

Aspire Park: Come one, come all

Within the rapid growth of Qatar’s infrastructure through a booming construction industry in the past decade, the development and addition of recreational facilities for the people of Doha has been remarkable
5/23/2019 2:19:08 AM
BBC to air Tonight With Vladimir Putin – without Putin

BBC to air Tonight With Vladimir Putin – without Putin

Russia’s government-owned news service RT has denounced a BBC comedy chat show featuring a 3D animation of Vladimir Putin interviewing the likes of Alastair Campbell.
5/23/2019 2:17:13 AM
Kilogram redefined

Kilogram redefined

In a subterranean vault in a suburb of Paris lies a small, rarely seen metal cylinder known as Le Grand K. For 130 years, this golf-ball-sized hunk of 90% platinum and 10% iridium has served as the international prototype kilogram. That means it was the single physical object by which all other kilo
5/23/2019 2:16:38 AM
All dressed up but no film to show ... Bollywood ‘needs new take’ at Cannes

All dressed up but no film to show ... Bollywood ‘needs new take’ at Cannes

It may be bold and booming but Bollywood needs a fresh approach if it wants to gain traction at the world’s top film festival in Cannes, a leading Indian actress says.
5/23/2019 2:15:50 AM
Qureshi urges joint SCO effort to meet challenges

Qureshi urges joint SCO effort to meet challenges

Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has called for collective efforts amongst SCO member countries to meet the present day challenges and to achieve sustainable development.
5/23/2019 2:07:37 AM
Amir chairs SCEAI meeting

Amir chairs SCEAI meeting

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani, Chairman of the Supreme Council for Economic Affairs and Investment (SCEAI), yesterday chaired the council’s second meeting in 2019 at Al Bahr Palace.
5/23/2019 2:03:42 AM
US weighs blacklist of up to 5 China surveillance firms

US weighs blacklist of up to 5 China surveillance firms

The US is considering cutting off the flow of vital American technology to as many as five Chinese companies including Hangzhou Hikvision Digital Technology Co, widening the dragnet beyond Huawei to include world leaders in video surveillance.
5/23/2019 2:02:15 AM
Cabinet ratifies MoUs between Qatar, Italy

Cabinet ratifies MoUs between Qatar, Italy

HE the Prime Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa al-Thani chaired the Cabinet’s regular meeting held at the Amiri Diwan yesterday.
5/23/2019 2:01:09 AM
Aspetar explores effects of fasting on young athletes’ performance

Aspetar explores effects of fasting on young athletes’ performance

Aspetar, the orthopaedic and sports medicine hospital in Qatar, has explored the effects of fasting on young athletes’ performance and offered advice on precautions to take as well as recommendations for training.
5/23/2019 1:57:26 AM
Airbus announces ‘performance improvement’ to latest single-aisle aircraft — the A220 Family

Airbus announces ‘performance improvement’ to latest single-aisle aircraft — the A220 Family

Airbus has announced that the A220 family aircraft, the newest addition to its single-aisle portfolio, will now be offering increased range starting from the second half of 2020. The A220 aircraft maximum take-off weight (MTOW) is now confirmed to increase by 2,268kg (2.3 metric tonnes).
5/23/2019 1:56:44 AM
Three biggest Chinese airlines seek Boeing compensation

Three biggest Chinese airlines seek Boeing compensation

China’s three biggest airlines have asked US plane maker Boeing Co to compensate them for losses caused by the grounding and delayed deliveries of 737 MAX jets, just as regulators gather to discuss design changes for the troubled aircraft.
5/23/2019 1:55:53 AM
‘Black clouds’ hang over European skies

‘Black clouds’ hang over European skies

Brexit’s dark clouds still loom large over Europe’s tourism and aviation industry, despite the delay in Britain’s withdrawal from the European Union. European carriers seem to be bracing for a tough summer as a glut of capacity combines with Brexit impasse
5/23/2019 1:54:51 AM
QRCS’s Patient Benefit Fund establishes libraries for disabled people

QRCS’s Patient Benefit Fund establishes libraries for disabled people

The Qatar Red Crescent’s Patient Benefit Fund has stepped up its charitable activities, especially in the field of establishing libraries that serve disabled patients in the State’s therapeutic institutions.
5/23/2019 1:53:47 AM
Mansoura Champions League brings cheer to another generation of community footballers

Mansoura Champions League brings cheer to another generation of community footballers

It’s more than just a local community football league, its getting together of long lost friends and relatives.
5/23/2019 1:51:07 AM
Doha Festival City prepares for Eid with new range of kids wear

Doha Festival City prepares for Eid with new range of kids wear

Doha Festival City (DHFC) is continuing its Ramadan celebrations by launching exclusive Kids Occasion Wear collections in time for Eid al-Fitr.
5/23/2019 1:49:14 AM
China is ready for further US trade talks, says ambassador

China is ready for further US trade talks, says ambassador

Beijing is ready to resume trade talks with Washington, China’s ambassador to the United States Cui Tiankai said, as a top US business lobby in China said nearly half its members are seeing non-tariff barrier retaliation in China due to the trade war.
5/23/2019 1:48:49 AM