Charity urges solution to Rohingya crisis

Charity urges solution to Rohingya crisis

Save the Children International chief executive officer yesterday said the international community, the United Nations and the UN Security Council must continue giving attention to the Rohingya crisis, even in the coming weeks and months to find a solution to it.

Bird-singing contest

Bird-singing contest

Birds sit in cages hoisted on poles during a bird-singing contest in Thailand’s southern province of Narathiwat.

Summer Festival ends with mega entertainment show

Summer Festival ends with mega entertainment show

The over two-month-long Qatar Summer Festival (QSF) and the five-day Eid al-Adha festivities across the country concluded with a slew of entertainment shows and a mega raffle draw at Mall of Qatar (MoQ).

China iron ore imports show steady growth, contrast with price swings

China iron ore imports show steady growth, contrast with price swings

Another month, another story of strong Chinese imports of iron ore, with August set to be the highest so far this year.

Lewis windfall spells good fortune for Harvey victims

Lewis windfall spells good fortune for Harvey victims

Stacy Lewis picked the right time to break out of a slump and the end of her winless drought will bring a windfall to the flood victims in her hometown of Houston.

WISE summit 2017 to focus on three pillar programme

WISE summit 2017 to focus on three pillar programme

The World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE) will hold this year’s conference with a three pillar programme of ‘Co-Exist’, ‘Co-Create’ and ‘Learning to Live and Work Together’.

HBKU title highlights the plight of refugee children

HBKU title highlights the plight of refugee children

The latest title from Hamad Bin Khalifa University Press (HBKU Press), Missing Colours, written and illustrated by Gulnar Hajo, imaginatively and symbolically explores the hardships faced by child labourers in cities around the world.

Federer could face Nadal in US Open semi-finals

Federer could face Nadal in US Open semi-finals

World number one Rafael Nadal could face third-ranked Roger Federer in the semi-finals of the US Open under the draw unveiled yesterday.

Swine flu has killed 900 this year: ministry

Swine flu has killed 900 this year: ministry

An increase in swine flu cases in India has caused more than 900 deaths since January, Health Ministry officials said yesterday.

Sidra names two new department heads

Sidra names two new department heads

Sidra Medical and Research Center (Sidra) has appointed Dr Khalid Alyafei as chief medical informatics officer (CMIO) and Dr Warwick Ngan Kee as the chair of Anaesthesiology.

Vodafone’s foreign ownership now 49%

Vodafone’s foreign ownership now 49%

Qatar Central Securities Depository (QCSD) has announced that it had amended the foreign ownership percentage in the shares of Vodafone Qatar to become 49% of the company’s capital, as of today.

Martinez magic fuels Muguruza’s Wimbledon charge

Martinez magic fuels Muguruza’s Wimbledon charge

Inspired by the soothing words of former champion Conchita Martinez, Wimbledon finalist Garbine Muguruza believes she is ready to follow in her fellow Spaniard’s footsteps.