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Crews rescue hundreds from homes as Houston goes under

Crews rescue hundreds from homes as Houston goes under

Emergency crews raced to pull people from cars and homes as flood waters rose across southeast Texas yesterday, rescuing more than 1,000 people in the Houston area as Tropical Storm Harvey pounded the region.

Kenya plots Worlds conquest without Rudisha

Kenya plots Worlds conquest without Rudisha

Kenya’s athletes were set to fly out to London’s World Championships yesterday, their hopes for domination battered by the last-minute withdrawal of 800m Olympic champion David Rudisha with a quad injury.

Paris celebrates 2024 win as LA accepts 2028 consolation

Paris celebrates 2024 win as LA accepts 2028 consolation

Paris was celebrating victory on Tuesday in its bid to host the 2024 Olympic Games after Los Angeles announced its intention to host the 2028 event instead in return for financial sweeteners.

Panic, damage after deadly Philippine quake

Panic, damage after deadly Philippine quake

Residents fled their houses in panic overnight on Friday as aftershocks hit the central Philippines a day after a 6.5-magnitude earthquake killed two people and injured at least 72 others, authorities said.

Cyber security stocks rise after global ‘ransomware’ attack

Cyber security stocks rise after global ‘ransomware’ attack

A global “ransomware” attack disrupting factories, hospitals, shops and schools spurred investors yesterday to buy stocks expected to benefit from a pickup in cyber security spending by companies and government agencies.

German probe launched into ‘spying’ by Turkey

German probe launched into ‘spying’ by Turkey

German prosecutors announced yesterday an investigation into claims that Turkish agents are spying on alleged followers of exiled preacher Fethullah Gulen in Germany.

N Koreans in Malaysia keep low profile after Jong-nam killing

N Koreans in Malaysia keep low profile after Jong-nam killing

Malaysia’s only North Korean restaurant promises a glimpse into life in the reclusive state but it has been shuttered since news broke of the assassination of leader Kim Jong-un’s brother, with security guards turning customers away.

Tennis champ Kvitova suffers knife attack, injures playing hand

Tennis champ Kvitova suffers knife attack, injures playing hand

Two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova suffered severe injuries to her playing hand yesterday defending herself from a knife-wielding intruder in her apartment, an attack she said left her “fortunate to be alive”.

Erdogan wants trade with Russia, China in local currencies

Erdogan wants trade with Russia, China in local currencies

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said his country was moving towards allowing trade with Russia, China and Iran to be conducted in local currencies, as he continues his efforts to strengthen the falling lira.

QDA, Sasol launch Health Park Board Games

QDA, Sasol launch Health Park Board Games

Qatar Diabetes Association (QDA), a member of Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development and Sasol, the international integrated chemicals and energy company, have launched a new educational tool, 'the Health Park with Salem and Sarah'.

QNB holds ‘Diabetes at Work Day’ initiative

QNB holds ‘Diabetes at Work Day’ initiative

QNB recently organised an awareness initiative titled ‘Diabetes at Work day’ for its staff in collaboration with Qatar Diabetes Association (QDA) at the bank’s Al-Mathaf Tower building.

Raising awareness on diabetes in a fun way

Raising awareness on diabetes in a fun way

The Qatar Diabetes Association (QDA) organised an outreach programme at the Hyatt Plaza Shopping Mall aimed at raising public awareness on diabetes in a fun way.