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At least 700 killed in South Asia floods

At least 700 killed in South Asia floods

The confirmed death toll passed 700 and more than a million were driven from their homes as large swathes of South Asia reeled under monsoon floods yesterday, officials said.

ABA Group shows solidarity

ABA Group shows solidarity

Ali Bin Ali (ABA) Group, in a show of solidarity with Qatar and its people, has unveiled a signature canvas bearing the iconic ‘Tamim Al Majd’ mural at its head office.

HMC says no shortage of medical supplies, medicines due to siege

HMC says no shortage of medical supplies, medicines due to siege

Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) confirmed that the health services offered by all its hospitals in Qatar are functioning normally, as there is no shortage of medical supplies or medicines because of the blockade imposed on Qatar by a number of GCC countries.

Laptop ban, protectionism hang over air travel industry

Laptop ban, protectionism hang over air travel industry

Air travel is heading for a bumper year, but global airline leaders meeting in Mexico are concerned about the impact of an escalating row over laptop bans and rising protectionism.

Dalai Lama in Tawang

Dalai Lama in Tawang

Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama attends a programme during a visit to Tawang, Arunachal Pradesh, yesterday.

Rain, floods hamper cyclone relief efforts

Rain, floods hamper cyclone relief efforts

Torrential rain hampered relief efforts yesterday after a powerful cyclone wreaked havoc in northeast Australia, with floods sparking emergency rescues as fed-up tourists began evacuating from resort islands.

Telecom, realty stocks drag QSE below 10,700 mark

Telecom, realty stocks drag QSE below 10,700 mark

The Qatar Stock Exchange lost 99 points to settle below the 10,700 mark, mainly dragged by telecom and real estate stocks.

Qatar International Rally has 30 entries from 12 countries

Qatar International Rally has 30 entries from 12 countries

The Qatar Motor and Motorcycle Federation (QMMF) announced yesterday that an impressive 30 competitors from 12 countries will take part in the 2017 Qatar International Rally, round one of the FIA Middle East Rally Championship, taking place on February 3-4.

Chinese pilot suspended for urging passengers to protest delay

Chinese pilot suspended for urging passengers to protest delay

A Chinese pilot has been suspended, his airline said, after social media footage showed he told passengers to deplane and protest against a flight delay, the latest outburst over the country's notorious air transport services.

Israel court sticks to deadline for controversial settlement

Israel court sticks to deadline for controversial settlement

Israel's high court Monday rejected a government bid to delay the evacuation of a wildcat Jewish settlement in the occupied West Bank beyond a December deadline, in a case that has drawn international concern.

Lorenzo signs off at Yamaha with victory

Lorenzo signs off at Yamaha with victory

Three-time world champion Jorge Lorenzo signed off his nine-year Yamaha career with victory in the Valencia Grand Prix yesterday, the final event of the season.

Sydney Mardi Gras organisers agree to not invite PM Turnbull next year

Sydney Mardi Gras organisers agree to not invite PM Turnbull next year

Malcolm Turnbull, the first sitting prime minister to attend the Sydney Mardi Gras, has been blocked from attending next year’s parade as an official guest over his handling of marriage equality.