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Clock is ticking on climate change; time to act now

Clock is ticking on climate change; time to act now

Climate change has become a grave challenge to our planet as warming earth disturbs weather, people, animals, vegetation and much more.

Short kids may have a higher stroke risk

Short kids may have a higher stroke risk

Children who are just a few inches shorter than their peers are more likely to suffer a stroke in adulthood, a large Danish study suggests.

Europe’s poverty time bomb

Europe’s poverty time bomb

The poor don’t often decide elections in the advanced world, and yet they are being wooed heavily in Italy’s current electoral campaign.

Emir’s address to Munich Security Conference

Emir’s address to Munich Security Conference

His Highness the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani participated yesterday in the opening session of Munich Security Conference with the leaders of states and governments and heads of participant delegations.

Out but not down yet: Cloudy future awaits Jacob Zuma

Out but not down yet: Cloudy future awaits Jacob Zuma

South Africa’s Jacob Zuma, president until Wednesday when he resigned on live TV, faces an uncertain future as his legal challenges mount and his support network crumbles.

Client rejects materials for not matching order

Client rejects materials for not matching order

Question: What’s the law in Qatar for the client’s rejection of ordered materials? We have executed a job based on the specifications agreed with the client.

The revival of Mumbai’s docklands

The revival of Mumbai’s docklands

It was a trip few Mumbai residents had made before — to a smelly dock on murky waters in the city’s southern tip, to see colourful art installations inspired by the fishing community, the city’s original residents.

Drought-hit Cape Town learns lessons hard way

Drought-hit Cape Town learns lessons hard way

Every day, the drought-hit South African city of Cape Town takes to social media channels to exhort residents to save on water, giving practical tips such as only flushing the toilet once a day with water already used for showering or washing up.

America’s fatal attraction to guns: at what cost?

America’s fatal attraction to guns: at what cost?

Another day, another mass shooting in America. Yesterday the world woke up to the shocking news of the killing of at least 17 people in a Florida high school overnight.

Trump’s presidency takes a beating

Trump’s presidency takes a beating

“almost” reflects a gap too wide for Trump’s opponents to bridge, it can be said that February has, thus far, been cruel to the US president, though he clearly is no innocent victim.

Changing game: China set to shake up global energy market

Changing game: China set to shake up global energy market

China’s insatiable demand for oil and gas has for long been transforming the global markets. Soaring US energy exports to the world’s biggest oil buyer have added a new twist to the game.

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