India celebrates as woman wins its first international skiing medal

India celebrates as woman wins its first international skiing medal

Cricket-crazy India raised a toast on Wednesday to Aanchal Thakur, a 21-year-old female student, for winning the country's first international skiing medal in Turkey.

China blow to recycling boosts $185bn US plastics market bet

China blow to recycling boosts $185bn US plastics market bet

China is upending the global plastics market. The world’s biggest user of scrap has stopped accepting shiploads of other countries’ plastic trash as it phases in a new ban.

Germany’s dangerous obsession

Germany’s dangerous obsession

As Germany’s Christian Democratic Union (CDU) and its Bavarian sister party, the Christian Social Union (CSU), seek to form an unprecedented “Jamaica coalition” with the liberal Free Democrats (FDP) and the Greens, the rest of Europe anxiously awaits the government programme that will result from th

Marawi siege toll tops 1,000 as troops push to end conflict

Marawi siege toll tops 1,000 as troops push to end conflict

Two Philippine soldiers and 13 Islamic State-allied militants were killed in clashes in a besieged southern city amid efforts to end a four-month conflict that has left more than 1,000 dead, a military official said yesterday.

PML-N, PTI key contestants in Lahore by-election today

PML-N, PTI key contestants in Lahore by-election today

Pakistan’s National Assembly constituency of NA-120 in Lahore, which has been a stronghold of PML-N, has witnessed a massive campaigning ahead of today’s by-poll with PML-N and PTI being the main contestants.

What a difference a year makes for Arsenal and Chelsea

What a difference a year makes for Arsenal and Chelsea

Arsenal’s clash with Chelsea a year ago marked the turning point in a season that finished with the Premier League title heading to Antonio Conte’s side at Stamford Bridge.

Fire Station Paris residency a success; al-Saffar returns to Doha

Fire Station Paris residency a success; al-Saffar returns to Doha

Qatar Museums’ (QM) Fire Station has successfully completed its first residency programme in Paris, under the patronage of its chairperson HE Sheikha Al Mayassa bint Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani.

Shutdown in Kerala today over ‘police brutality’

Shutdown in Kerala today over ‘police brutality’

Kerala’s Congress-led opposition United Democratic Front (UDF) has called a statewide shutdown today to protest the police assault on a woman.

Focus on cyber security at Ministry of Defence meet

Focus on cyber security at Ministry of Defence meet

Experts from the Hamad Bin Khalifa University’s College of Science and Engineering hosted representatives from the Ministry of Defence on a course that highlighted cyber security threats, how to guard against them, and what to do when a cyber attack takes place.

‘T22 creates better awareness  about  conservation’

‘T22 creates better awareness about conservation’

The ongoing efforts of the country’s schools to reduce the consumption of electricity in their premises were lauded by the Qatar General Electricity and Water Corporation (Kahramaa), Supreme Council for Delivery and and Legacy (SC) and the Ministry of Education and Higher Education at a ceremony...

Four drug suspects killed in Philippines

Four drug suspects killed in Philippines

Philippine police killed four suspected drug dealers in three separate incidents on Tuesday, a provincial police commander said, just hours after a relaunch of anti-drugs operations that the national police chief said he hoped would be ‘less bloody’.

UN nuclear chief confident of US co-operation on Iran

UN nuclear chief confident of US co-operation on Iran

The chief of the UN atomic watchdog said yesterday he was confident following a visit to Washington of “very good co-operation” with the United States on Iran’s nuclear deal, despite President Donald Trump’s hawkish comments.