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Scientists warn a million species at risk of extinction

Scientists warn a million species at risk of extinction

One million animal and plant species are at imminent risk of extinction due to humankind's relentless pursuit of economic growth, scientists said on Monday in a landmark report on the devastating impact ...

Scientists warn a million species at risk of extinction

Scientists warn a million species at risk of extinction

Relentless pursuit of economic growth, twinned with the impact of climate change, has put an "unprecedented" one million species at risk of extinction, scientists said on Monday in a landmark report on the damage done by modern civilisation to the natural world.

Aussie rodent becomes first 'climate change extinction'

Aussie rodent becomes first 'climate change extinction'

Australia officially declared a Great Barrier Reef rodent extinct on Tuesday, making it the first mammal believed to have been killed off by human-induced climate change.

UBL celebrates QND

UBL celebrates QND

Shahid Amin Sheikh, general manager of United Bank Ltd (UBL), cutting a cake in the presence of staff members at a ceremony held to celebrate Qatar National Day.

Qatar National Day sends a message to siege countries, says FM

Qatar National Day sends a message to siege countries, says FM

HE Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani said celebrating National Day is a unique event, which reflects the keenness of the people of Qatar to commemorate the Founder Sheikh Jassim bin Mohammed bin Thani,

Czech voters seen handing power to billionaire businessman Babis

Czech voters seen handing power to billionaire businessman Babis

Czechs voted on Saturday in the final day of a parliamentary election likely to bring a billionaire businessman to power on promises to cut taxes, weed out political corruption and stand firm against immigration.

England, Germany qualify for Russia

England, Germany qualify for Russia

Harry Kane toed in a 94th-minute winner as England secured their place at next year’s World Cup in Russia with a thoroughly lacklustre 1-0 victory over Slovenia yesterday.

Kuwait says premature for Opec to cap Libya and Nigeria oil output

Kuwait says premature for Opec to cap Libya and Nigeria oil output

Opec member Kuwait said yesterday it would be premature to cap Nigerian and Libyan oil production as the two African countries’ output needed to stabilise further.

Qatar's economy strong and stable, says Minister

Qatar's economy strong and stable, says Minister

The Qatari economy is strong, stable and diversified and is able to overcome all challenges and difficulties, HE the Minister of Economy and Commerce Sheikh Ahmed bin Jassim bin Mohamed al-Thani has said.

Cheetah headed to extinction with just 7,100 left

Cheetah headed to extinction with just 7,100 left

The world's fastest land animal, the cheetah, is in danger of extinction because it is running out of space, research led by the Zoological Society of London (ZSL) has found.

Two arrested in Germany over mall attack plot

Two arrested in Germany over mall attack plot

Police have arrested two brothers on suspicion of planning to attack one of Germany's biggest shopping centres, authorities said on Friday, four days after a jihadist killed 12 people at a Berlin Christmas market.

Sharif’s special envoy to meet Trump team

Sharif’s special envoy to meet Trump team

Pakistani prime minister’s special assistant for foreign affairs, Tariq Fatemi, is coming to the United States this weekend to meet officials of the Trump transition team.