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The Russian-roulette presidency

The Russian-roulette presidency

Unless US President Donald Trump decides that he has had enough, and returns to his gilded Manhattan tower, his presidency’s metastasising crisis will continue to haunt him.

Who will fill America’s shoes?

Who will fill America’s shoes?

It is increasingly clear that US President Donald Trump represents a departure when it comes to America’s global outlook and behaviour.

Qatar’s contributions to the world should not be forgotten

Qatar’s contributions to the world should not be forgotten

The worst diplomatic crisis in the Gulf for years has left experts scrambling to interpret its causes. The air, sea and land blockade of the State of Qatar, announced on June 5 by Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Egypt, ...

Macron puts national security at heart of foreign policy

Macron puts national security at heart of foreign policy

President Emmanuel Macron is starting to realign France’s foreign policy, setting out plans to be less interventionist in conflicts abroad and putting his country’s national security at the heart of diplomacy.

How the blockade on Qatar backfired on its perpetrators

How the blockade on Qatar backfired on its perpetrators

It is said that the aftershock of an earthquake is more damaging to neighbours than the earthquake itself.

Merkel chief rival Martin Schulz fights to save campaign

Merkel chief rival Martin Schulz fights to save campaign

German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s chief challenger in September elections, Martin Schulz, will battle at a party congress on Sunday to regain his footing in the campaign and reverse his plunging popularity.

Sleep apnea-insomnia combo linked to depression

Sleep apnea-insomnia combo linked to depression

Men with both obstructive sleep apnea and insomnia are much more likely to have depression symptoms compared to men with either sleep disorder alone, suggests a recent Australian study.

What we owe refugee children

What we owe refugee children

ast year, images of desperate refugees, many of them children, stirred our collective conscience and prompted world leaders to take action. But a year of political upheaval has diverted media attention from refugees’ plight.

Humanitarian crises behind Qatar’s siege

Humanitarian crises behind Qatar’s siege

The besieging countries have described the decision as boycott not siege to support their baseless campaign against Qatar and justify their harsh decisions which do not fall in line with the laws, customs or brotherhood and neighbourliness ties.

The Indian cricket coach needs to be a yes-man

The Indian cricket coach needs to be a yes-man

The partnership was ‘untenable’. That’s what Anil Kumble mentioned in his statement announcing his resignation as the coach of the Indian cricket team. The relationship between him and captain Virat Kohli had reached a breaking point quite some time ago.

Coconut oil has more ‘bad’ fat than butter

Coconut oil has more ‘bad’ fat than butter

Coconut oil raises ‘bad’ cholesterol in the same way as other foods high in saturated fats like butter and beef, according to the American Heart Association.

Ashghal achieves strategic goals

Ashghal achieves strategic goals

Public Works Authority (Ashghal) is paying special attention to wrapping up its ongoing programmes and projects while also moving from outsourcing to relying on its own resources, especially as it has the means to effectively and efficiently deliver and maintain projects.

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