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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.

Qatar's coach says Gulf Cup match against Iraq difficult

Qatar's coach says Gulf Cup match against Iraq difficult

Qatar National Team Head Coach Felix Sanchez confirmed the difficulty and importance of Qatar's game against its Iraqi counterpart in the second round of the Group B matches ...

WHO fears complacency as progress against malaria stalls

WHO fears complacency as progress against malaria stalls

Progress in the global fight against malaria has stalled amid signs of flatlining funding and complacency that the mosquito-borne disease is less of a threat, the World Health Organization said ...

QCS launches new campaign against breast cancer

QCS launches new campaign against breast cancer

Qatar Cancer Society (QCS) has launched a campaign to raise awareness about breast cancer.

France's far-left to take to the streets against Macron

France's far-left to take to the streets against Macron

French far-left opposition leader Jean-Luc Melenchon‏ is rallying his supporters in Paris on Saturday against Emmanuel Macron's labour reforms, in a test for both men ...

Barcelona steps up fight against illegal tourist rentals

Barcelona steps up fight against illegal tourist rentals

Barcelona plans to hire dozens of new inspectors to crack down on illegal holiday rentals, as the Spanish tourism hub seeks to enforce a licensing regime for people using sites such as Airbnb to let out their property.

Time for local firms to brace up against blockade: entrepreneur

Time for local firms to brace up against blockade: entrepreneur

The country has development organisations that provide support and guidance to local companies, whose integral role in society has been placed under the spotlight by the economic blockade against Qatar ...