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Rise in suicide attempts among US black teens causes concern

Rise in suicide attempts among US black teens causes concern

Suicide attempts that were self-reported by black teens have spiked since 1991, even as their peers in other groups have experienced a downward trend or remained unchanged, according to a new study that raises concerns about mental health outreach for black youths.

The great food divide: Rising global hunger is a biting reality

The great food divide: Rising global hunger is a biting reality

This year’s Nobel Prize for Economics for research into most effective ways to tackle poverty has once again turned the spotlight on the fundamental problem the humanity faces, especially in the developing world: How to acquire such basic necessities of life as food, cloth and shelter.

The coming AI spring

The coming AI spring

Artificial intelligence (AI) is all around us, generating excitement about how it could increase prosperity and transform our lives in multiple ways.

Time to turn the page and open a new chapter

Time to turn the page and open a new chapter

On the occasion of the recent ruling handed down by the Supreme Court of Spain, the ambassador of Spain to Qatar Belén Alfaro has issued the following statement:

Financing the green transition

Financing the green transition

Four years after world leaders signed the Paris climate agreement and adopted the United Nations’ 2030 Agenda with its 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the global environmental crisis shows every sign of worsening.

Japan arrive on world rugby stage in style

Japan arrive on world rugby stage in style

Japan weren’t expected to reach the Rugby World Cup quarter-finals, but they have confounded their critics and surprised the sport by unleashing a “unique” style — a combination of high-speed attack and defensive tenacity.

FATF: Groundwork and geopolitical maths

FATF: Groundwork and geopolitical maths

All eyes in Islamabad are riveted on Paris as the long-awaited verdict on Pakistan with regard to the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) – the abbreviation has assumed a common parlance of sorts – compliance report will be out this week. Listed on its grey list, the country is hoping to get back int

The high-tech start-up tackling online extremism

The high-tech start-up tackling online extremism

Vidhya Ramalingam believes it’s always possible to change, even for people deeply involved in the murky online world of far-right extremism.

Qatar Pavilion’s win at Expo Beijing 2019 an inspiration

Qatar Pavilion’s win at Expo Beijing 2019 an inspiration

Qatar has added a new success to its record of achievements with Qatar Pavilion in Expo Beijing 2019 being awarded the two most prestigious awards for foreign pavilions participating in the exhibition.

Food for thought: cities should aim for a ‘Planetary Health Diet’

Food for thought: cities should aim for a ‘Planetary Health Diet’

When 14 global cities committed to the C40 Good Food Cities Declaration last week in Copenhagen, Denmark, in order to promote and preserve the health of citizens and the health of the planet, the mayors concerned set in motion a process that should ideally be adopted across the world.

QSTP building bridges between Silicon Valley and Mena

QSTP building bridges between Silicon Valley and Mena

Among these startup success stories are MaktApp, a cloud-based software solution for businesses, and Stellic, whose software tool is now being used in 15 universities across Qatar, Mexico and the USA.

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