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Call for using the Amazon’s natural bounty to save it

Call for using the Amazon’s natural bounty to save it

Brazilian prize-winning climatologist Carlos Nobre is calling for a bioeconomic plan to save the Amazon by drawing on its wealth of berries and nuts — an idea championed at a key Vatican summit.

Can Johnson’s ‘deal’ succeed where May’s failed?

Can Johnson’s ‘deal’ succeed where May’s failed?

Only hours after celebrating the clinching of a Brexit deal in Brussels, Conservative Prime Minister Boris Johnson has urged British lawmakers to vote for it in a special sitting of parliament today.

Improving nutrition can save lives – and the planet

Improving nutrition can save lives – and the planet

When world leaders, activists, campaigners, and chief executives gathered last month at the United Nations in New York City to discuss the world’s most pressing challenges, the climate crisis dominated the headlines.

Protect democracy against social media manipulation

Protect democracy against social media manipulation

The United States may not be the only target of Vladimir Putin’s social media warfare, but many Americans do seem particularly vulnerable to Russian agents’ tricks.

HE al-Mahmoud reaffirms Qatar's support for IPU

HE al-Mahmoud reaffirms Qatar's support for IPU

HE the Speaker of the Shura Council Ahmed bin Abdullah bin Zaid al-Mahmoud has reaffirmed Qatar's support to the plans and strategies of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) in order to make the work of the IPU a success for all people of the world.

The survival of democracy in central and eastern Europe

The survival of democracy in central and eastern Europe

Is populism in Central and Eastern Europe finally losing its momentum? In Poland, opposition parties won the Senate, and the ruling Law and Justice (PiS) party’s share of the vote slipped to 43.7%, from 45.5% in European Parliament elections this past May.

Too many unanswered questions about vaping electronic cigarettes

Too many unanswered questions about vaping electronic cigarettes

One needn’t be an anti-smoking zealot to be concerned about the apparent dangers of vaping electronic cigarette cartridges that have been illicitly modified to deliver THC, the psychoactive ingredient in cannabis.

Anti-globalisation bias and public policy

Anti-globalisation bias and public policy

Opponents of globalisation constantly point to the uneven impact of open trade. Although trade liberalisation can make the overall economic pie bigger, not everyone gets a larger slice,

Vodafone Qatar is delivering 5G to facilitate business innovation

Vodafone Qatar is delivering 5G to facilitate business innovation

In today’s highly competitive business world, an unreliable Internet connection is more than an inconvenience – it can lead to lost opportunities and revenue.

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