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Venezuela rejects unjust blockade against Qatar

Venezuela rejects unjust blockade against Qatar

A senior Venezuelan minister has underlined the deep friendship between Qatar and his country, saying both sides support each other.

US-backed Syrian force launches 'final battle' against IS

US-backed Syrian force launches 'final battle' against IS

The US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) began an assault against the final Islamic State enclave in eastern Syria on Saturday, aiming to wipe out the last vestige of the jihadist group's "caliphate" ...

Extras paid $100 to protest against Qatar outside UN HQ

Extras paid $100 to protest against Qatar outside UN HQ

Qatar has found evidence of an “international smear campaign” after extras were offered $100 to take part in a demonstration against the country outside the United Nations headquarters in New York.

Thousands march in Australia against Indian mogul's coal mine plan

Thousands march in Australia against Indian mogul's coal mine plan

Thousands of people marched in Australian cities Saturday to protest against Indian mining giant Adani's controversial plan to construct a new coal mine in central Queensland.

Qatar beefs up incidence response capabilities against cybercrimes

Qatar beefs up incidence response capabilities against cybercrimes

Qatar’s Cybersecurity Centre (CSC) has strengthened its incidence response capabilities to protect and assist its client organisations in the public and private sectors ...

Thousands march against Australia's offshore refugee policy

Thousands march against Australia's offshore refugee policy

Thousands of people marched in Sydney and Melbourne Saturday demanding the government bring all asylum seekers held on Nauru to Australia, particularly the children.

Indian shopkeepers organise sit-in protests against Walmart's Flipkart buy

Indian shopkeepers organise sit-in protests against Walmart's Flipkart buy

Indian shopkeepers and traders affiliated to a local lobby group began sit-in protests across the country on Monday against Walmart Inc's proposed $16 billion acquisition of e-commerce firm Flipkart.

US Supreme Court rules against unions over non-member fees

US Supreme Court rules against unions over non-member fees

The US Supreme Court on Wednesday dealt a blow to organized labour, ruling that non-members cannot be forced in certain states to pay fees to unions representing public employees such as teachers and police ...

NHRC chief wants EU to take strong, quick measures against siege nations' violations

NHRC chief wants EU to take strong, quick measures against siege nations' violations

HE the Chairman of the National Human Rights Committee (NHRC) Dr Ali bin Smaikh al-Marri has called on the European Union (EU) to take strong, quick measures, and practical steps to condemn the violations ...

Qatar role in fight against terror highlighted

Qatar role in fight against terror highlighted

The Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs HE Sheikh Mohamed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani on Thursday participated in the Paris Conference to Combat Terrorist Financing, in the French capital, Paris.

Seven reported killed as India's Dalits lead protests against court ruling

Seven reported killed as India's Dalits lead protests against court ruling

At least seven people were killed on Monday as protesters led by India's Dalits set fire to police posts and blocked railway tracks after the Supreme Court barred the immediate arrest of people accused of discriminating against them ...

BlackBerry files lawsuit against Facebook, WhatsApp and Instagram

BlackBerry files lawsuit against Facebook, WhatsApp and Instagram

BlackBerry Ltd on Tuesday filed a patent infringement lawsuit against social media platforms Facebook Inc and its units WhatsApp and Instagram.