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Germany green-lights e-scooters on roads, not pavements

Germany green-lights e-scooters on roads, not pavements

Germany on Friday authorised battery-powered scooters on its streets and cycle paths but banned them from pavements to protect pedestrians as the two-wheeled craze continues to spread across Europe.

Ashghal allots QR18.8bn for new roads, infra projects

Ashghal allots QR18.8bn for new roads, infra projects

The Public Works Authority (Ashghal) has earmarked QR18.8bn for 55 new roads and infrastructure projects in new and existing subdivisions for 2019, it was announced at a seminar held in Doha Wednesday.

Roads leading to World Cup stadiums 90% complete: Ashghal official

Roads leading to World Cup stadiums 90% complete: Ashghal official

The Public Works Authority (Ashghal) has completed 90% of roads leading to stadiums for the 2022 FIFA World Cup, a feat that the agency has accomplished despite the ongoing economic blockade ...

North, South Korea agree to reconnect roads, rail

North, South Korea agree to reconnect roads, rail

North and South Korea agreed on Monday to begin reconnecting rail and road links, another step in an improving relationship that has raised US concern ...

Several new roads to be built under Rayyan Road expansion

Several new roads to be built under Rayyan Road expansion

Phase two of Al Rayyan Road expansion works will see the development of the road from the west of Olympic Roundabout to the west of Khalid Bin Abdullah Al Attiya Roundabout (New Rayyan Roundabout).

Record rains in Tunisia leave four dead, damage roads

Record rains in Tunisia leave four dead, damage roads

Saturday's storm caused water levels in some areas to rise as much as 1.7 metres, as bridges and roads were damaged in record rains.

Ashghal, CAA sign pact for weather alerts on roads

Ashghal, CAA sign pact for weather alerts on roads

The MoU is aimed at enhancing co-operation and to benefit from the capabilities of both parties to expand CAA’s weather and climate monitoring network.

PM visits citizens' lands project at Al Froush, Al Kharaitiyat

PM visits citizens' lands project at Al Froush, Al Kharaitiyat

HE the Prime Minister directed the importance of completing the projects that serve the residential areas and citizens' lands throughout the country and opening them on time.

Rains in drought-hit Cape Town cause minor flooding

Rains in drought-hit Cape Town cause minor flooding

Heavy rain over the last 24 hours has blocked roads and disrupted traffic in South Africa's drought-hit Cape Town, city officials said on Thursday.

Ashghal completes roads to truck park in Al Shamal

Ashghal completes roads to truck park in Al Shamal

The Public Works Authority (Ashghal) has announced the completion of construction of roads that connect Al Shamal Road with the truck parking area located near the Industrial Area in Al Shamal city.

PM launches master plan to improve pedestrian safety

PM launches master plan to improve pedestrian safety

Qatar Pedestrian Crossings Master Plan was formally launched at a function held in the presence of HE the Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa al-Thani.

Ashghal implements road and infrastructure projects in Wakrah

Ashghal implements road and infrastructure projects in Wakrah

Al Wakrah Municipality director Mansour Ajran al-Buainain, Central Municipal Council member for Al Wakrah constituency Mansour Ahmad al-Khater, and several residents of Al Wakrah and surrounding areas were present.