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QC brings winter comfort for refugees

QC brings winter comfort for refugees

Qatar Charity (QC) has launched “Winter for the Needy” campaign to reach out to vulnerable refugees and needy people in Syria, Iraq, Palestine, and Rohingya by providing essential living items, food, and fuel in winter months.

Experts discuss social aspect of mathematical education

Experts discuss social aspect of mathematical education

The Arab-German Young Academy of Sciences and Humanities (Agya) and Texas A&M University at Qatar (Tamuq) organised an international panel discussion on ‘Mathematics and Internationalisation

New fulcrum of the Middle East

New fulcrum of the Middle East

We live in a time of geopolitical transition. China’s effort to replace the United States as the world’s leading power, or at least to become a co-partner in global leadership, deservedly receives much attention.

US builds barrier of bans and red tape

US builds barrier of bans and red tape

Donald Trump has failed to add another inch to the country’s border wall between the US and Mexico, but his administration this year has quietly erected a steep, invisible wall that limits migration to the US, according to interviews with lawyers and refugee groups.

Trump says US wants Russia's help on North Korea

Trump says US wants Russia's help on North Korea

US President Donald Trump said on Friday that Washington hoped to receive more help from Russian President Vladimir Putin in efforts to convince North Korea to abandon its missile and nuclear weapons program.

Scottish Tory leader hints at move to Westminster

Scottish Tory leader hints at move to Westminster

Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson, tipped by some as a future prime minister, hinted she might stand for a seat in the UK parliament at the next election, a first step towards taking a more prominent role in British politics.

Macau suspends pro-democracy lawmaker as critics protest

Macau suspends pro-democracy lawmaker as critics protest

Macau has suspended a pro-democracy lawmaker for alleged “disobedience” after he took to the street instead of staying on a sidewalk during a protest, as activists warn suppression of civil rights is growing in the China-ruled gambling hub.

Honduras president leads after vote recount

Honduras president leads after vote recount

A preliminary ballot count in Honduras’ disputed presidential race yesterday pointed to a second term for incumbent Juan Orlando Hernandez, while his opponent accused the government of stealing the election and called for protests.

TV show participation a political gamble: Dugdale

TV show participation a political gamble: Dugdale

Kezia Dugdale, the former Scottish Labour leader, has insisted she did the right thing appearing on I’m a Celebrity after becoming the second contestant to be evicted from the programme.

Behind world’s first heart transplant

Behind world’s first heart transplant

It was an operation that earned him acclaim, but the world’s first heart transplant also provoked hate mail and outspoken criticism of South African surgeon Christiaan Barnard, 50 years ago.

Venus sets sights on 2020 Olympic Games

Venus sets sights on 2020 Olympic Games

Evergreen American Venus Williams has dismissed any notion of announcing her retirement anytime soon, saying she is eager to compete at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

Pope for ‘decisive’ steps to end Rohingya crisis

Pope for ‘decisive’ steps to end Rohingya crisis

Pope Francis said that the international community must take “decisive measures” to address the Rohingya crisis taking into account the “gravity of the situation” as he joined a civic reception hosted by President Abdul Hamid at the President’s Secretariat in Dhaka yesterday.