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Cabinet allows QTA to help in setting up tourism companies

Cabinet allows QTA to help in setting up tourism companies

The Cabinet has permitted Qatar Tourism Authority (QTA) to take the necessary measures to set up, in co-ordination with the entities concerned, tourism companies in the country.

QNB renews its sponsorship of top Qatari football tournaments for six seasons

QNB renews its sponsorship of top Qatari football tournaments for six seasons

‘We are confident that this sponsorship will contribute to achieving the goals of the sports organisations concerned and the objectives desired by the State of Qatar in the sports field’

Eating disorders linked to history of theft: study

Eating disorders linked to history of theft: study

Women with anorexia nervosa or bulimia are up to four times more likely to be convicted of theft – often petty thefts like shoplifting – compared to peers without eating disorders, according to results from a large Swedish study.

HMC expert stresses the importance of breastfeeding

HMC expert stresses the importance of breastfeeding

A breastfeeding specialist from Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) stressed the importance of breastfeeding babies from birth. He was addressing a workshop recently organised at Al Wakra Hospital in recognition of World Breastfeeding Week, held each year from August 1 to 7.

Girl killed after tree strikes tent in Swiss storm

Girl killed after tree strikes tent in Swiss storm

A 12-year-old Latvian girl was killed on Monday when a tree uprooted by a storm struck a tent near the Swiss capital Berne, police said.

Victims call for attack masterminds to hang

Victims call for attack masterminds to hang

Anger was growing in Pakistan yesterday as the grief-stricken relatives of 26 people killed by a suicide bomber in Lahore a day earlier buried their loved ones and demanded the government publicly hang the masterminds of the attack.

Spain’s Balearic Islands ban bull killing in corridas

Spain’s Balearic Islands ban bull killing in corridas

Spain’s Balearic Islands yesterday banned the killing of bulls in corridas in a decision feted by animal rights activists but decried by supporters of the controversial, centuries-old tradition.

Merkel urges Europe to rise to climate change challenge

Merkel urges Europe to rise to climate change challenge

In the aftermath of Britain's departure from the European Union and the US's withdrawal from the Paris climate pact, the bloc's remaining members must take greater responsibility for "existential" challenges the world faces, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said.

Dark-pool clampdown seen ensnaring Europe equities

Dark-pool clampdown seen ensnaring Europe equities

If fund managers want to keep trading in European dark pools, they will need a big overhaul of their practices before new rules kick in next year.

Hamilton pips Bottas to clinch 66th pole

Hamilton pips Bottas to clinch 66th pole

Lewis Hamilton surpassed Ayrton Senna’s career haul of 65 pole positions in Formula One as he edged Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas in a final lap shootout to secure top spot for today’s Azerbaijan Grand Prix.

Green Germany expect tough Confederations Cup start

Green Germany expect tough Confederations Cup start

World champions Germany will field an inexperienced line-up against Australia in their Confederations Cup opener today with striker Timo Werner fearing a robust challenge from the Socceroos.

Daredevil hangs over Niagara falls

Daredevil hangs over Niagara falls

American daredevil Erendira Wallenda dangled from her teeth from under a helicopter in a series of eye-watering acrobatic moves over the teeming waters of Niagara Falls on Thursday.