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European Parliament declares 'climate emergency' in symbolic act

European Parliament declares 'climate emergency' in symbolic act

A clear majority of lawmakers in the European Parliament voted to declare a ‘climate and environmental emergency’ in Europe on Thursday, a symbolic act to put EU policymakers ...

State of emergency declared as California wildfires rage

State of emergency declared as California wildfires rage

California's governor declared a statewide emergency on Sunday as a huge blaze, fanned by strong winds, forced mass evacuations and power blackouts as it bore down on towns in the famed Sonoma wine region.

Firefighters battle fierce wildfires across California

Firefighters battle fierce wildfires across California

Wildfires raged across California on Friday, destroying homes and forcing evacuations, as over 1,000 firefighters tackled flames in the southern part of the state alone.

Chile president declares state of emergency after violent protests

Chile president declares state of emergency after violent protests

Chile's president declared a state of emergency in Santiago Friday night and gave the military responsibility for security after a day of violent protests over an increase in the price of metro tickets.

Hong Kong leader invokes emergency powers to ban protester face masks

Hong Kong leader invokes emergency powers to ban protester face masks

Hong Kong's leader invoked colonial-era emergency powers Friday to ban protesters wearing face masks, but the move aimed at quelling months of unrest sparked immediate fresh rallies and vows to defy the new law.

HMC Trauma and Emergency Center treats about 1,500 emergency cases a day

HMC Trauma and Emergency Center treats about 1,500 emergency cases a day

The new Trauma and Emergency Center, at Hamad General Hospital under Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) and the largest such facility in the Middle East, provides care for about 1,500 emergency cases a day.

Deputy Amir visits HMC's Emergency and Trauma Centre

Deputy Amir visits HMC's Emergency and Trauma Centre

His Highness the Deputy Amir Sheikh Abdullah bin Hamad al-Thani, HE Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa al-Thani ...

EU proposes emergency WTO dispute settlement measures

EU proposes emergency WTO dispute settlement measures

The European Union is working on alternative dispute resolution measures to get around an impending blockage in the World Trade Organization's Appellate Body, according to documents seen Thursday by dpa.

HMC emergency, inpatient services to remain open during Eid holidays

HMC emergency, inpatient services to remain open during Eid holidays

Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) has announced its operating hours for the Eid Al Fitr holidays. All emergency and inpatient services across HMC’s network of hospitals will operate as usual ...

Emergency cases drop in Ramadan this year: HMC

Emergency cases drop in Ramadan this year: HMC

Emergency cases during the first 10 days of the ongoing holy month of Ramadan decreased compared to the same period last year, according to Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) data.

Emergency teams in overdrive to drain out rainwater

Emergency teams in overdrive to drain out rainwater

Rain emergency teams in various municipalities across the country continued to work round the clock to remove rainwater that had accumulated in different places ...

Iran orders more than 60,000 to evacuate flood-hit oil city

Iran orders more than 60,000 to evacuate flood-hit oil city

Authorities ordered tens of thousands of residents of the southwestern Iranian city of Ahvaz to evacuate immediately on Wednesday as floodwaters entered the capital of oil-rich Khuzestan province ...