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Biden-Sanders healthcare feud exposes Democrats to peril

Biden-Sanders healthcare feud exposes Democrats to peril

Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders are engaged in open warfare over healthcare that could harden party divisions and play into the hands of President Donald Trump.

Broader carbon management plan for Qatar

Broader carbon management plan for Qatar

Effects of climate change are now at our doorsteps. The world’s largest oceanic dead zone, nearly 15 times the size of Qatar, is uncontrollably growing into the Gulf of Oman.

Does Germany risk running out of power?

Does Germany risk running out of power?

Germany, a poster child for responsible energy, is renouncing nuclear and coal. The problem is, say many power producers and grid operators, it may struggle to keep the lights on.

Key development challenges facing the Arab World

Key development challenges facing the Arab World

Examining the public sector situation in the Arab region yields a complex picture.

Ebola crisis a ‘public health emergency of international concern’

Ebola crisis a ‘public health emergency of international concern’

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has sounded the highest alarm over Ebola, a highly contagious disease, which has already killed more than 1,600 people in the Democratic Republic of Congo, a Central African country.

Environment law violation detected

Environment law violation detected

The Environmental Protection and Wildlife Department at the Ministry of Municipality and Environment recently detected a violation wherein refuse materials was being disposed of in an undesignated area.

Sheep market braces for Eid demand

Sheep market braces for Eid demand

Salesmen in the livestock section of Doha Central Market are getting ready to cater to the high demand for sheep anticipated for the upcoming Eid al-Adha. Speaking to local Arabic daily Arrayah, the salesmen stressed that they have stocked considerable quantities of both local and imported sheep.

Richard Holbrooke: our kind of diplomat

Richard Holbrooke: our kind of diplomat

Our Man, the American journalist George Packer’s new 600-page biography of Richard Holbrooke, is a masterful book, not just for what it says about the late US diplomat himself, but also for how it portrays the evolution of US diplomacy more broadly.

Climate fears lift Greens’ chances of running Germany

Climate fears lift Greens’ chances of running Germany

A former trampolinist and a children’s author have led the Greens to a spectacular comeback in Germany, raising the once-unthinkable prospect of a Green chancellor succeeding Angela Merkel.

Benefits of a bland diet

Benefits of a bland diet

A reader asks, “Can you tell me what is a bland diet for a senior citizen? Thank you.” Senior citizen or not, some people think a bland diet is one that is tasteless and boring. Not necessarily so. In the field of clinical nutrition, a bland diet - also referred to as soft or low residue

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