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VW recalls 4.86 million vehicles in China over airbag concerns

VW recalls 4.86 million vehicles in China over airbag concerns

Volkswagen will recall almost five million vehicles in China over airbag concerns, Chinese authorities said Thursday, dealing a new blow to the German automaker in the world's largest car market.

‘Infrastructure projects to trigger local demand’

‘Infrastructure projects to trigger local demand’

Two thirds of the infrastructure projects that will be delivered in Qatar this year and in 2018 will provide domestic demand with a welcome shot in the arm going forward, a new report has shown.

Vodafone celebrates success of ‘Giving Challenge’ initiative

Vodafone celebrates success of ‘Giving Challenge’ initiative

Vodafone Qatar has hosted a closing ceremony for the third edition of its Ramadan fundraising campaign – the ‘Giving Challenge’.

Every surges clear at Wyndham

Every surges clear at Wyndham

Matt Every surged into an early lead at the Wyndham Championship on Thursday, firing a nine-under-par 61 to launch his bid for only the third win of his career.

Walcott shines as Arsenal trounce Benfica 5-2

Walcott shines as Arsenal trounce Benfica 5-2

Theo Walcott gave Arsene Wenger a timely reminder of his qualities with a brace in Arsenal’s 5-2 friendly thrashing of Benfica as Alexandre Lacazette made his Gunners home debut in the Emirates Cup yesterday.

Study warns how weather extremes could affect crops

Study warns how weather extremes could affect crops

Governments may be seriously underestimating the risks of crop disasters occurring in major farming regions around the world, a study by British researchers has found.

Return to Mosul a distant dream for many displaced

Return to Mosul a distant dream for many displaced

Yassin Najem knows he has to start again from scratch. His home in Mosul has been bombed, and for him and thousands more displaced Iraqis, returning remains a distant dream.

Death toll in Marawi siege tops 500: military

Death toll in Marawi siege tops 500: military

The death toll in a protracted battle between Islamic State-allied militants and government troops in the southern Philippine city of Marawi has topped 500, the military said yesterday.

Qatari culture, heritage on show at Ezdan Real Estate Eid fest

Qatari culture, heritage on show at Ezdan Real Estate Eid fest

Ezdan Real Estate Company, a subsidiary of Ezdan Holding Group, organised a celebratory festival at Ezdan Village 11 in the Al Wukair area on the second day of Eid, which attracted many families, tenants and employees.

Opposition names former speaker as president choice

Opposition names former speaker as president choice

With 17 opposition parties yesterday picking former Lok Sabha speaker Meira Kumar to take on National Democratic Alliance’s (NDA) Ram Nath Kovind, the stage is set for a Dalit-versus-Dalit contest for the country’s top constitutional post.

UC-Q researcher leads key mental health study

UC-Q researcher leads key mental health study

The impact of mental disorders on the health of Qatar’s citizens and residents is the subject of a significant research study led by University of Calgary in Qatar ( UC-Q) researcher, assistant Prof Dr Vahe Kehyayan.

Index plunges 2.01% as bearish pressure run through all five days

Index plunges 2.01% as bearish pressure run through all five days

The bearish pressure ran through the entire five days this week on the Qatar Stock Exchange (QSE), which saw a 201 points decline in its key index and more than 9bn in capitalisation.