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QBRI receives Arab Best Research Institution award

QBRI receives Arab Best Research Institution award

Qatar Biomedical Research Institute (QBRI), part of Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU), has won the prestigious Arab Best Research Institution of the Year 2017 award,

Spike in global carbon emissions linked to El Nino

Spike in global carbon emissions linked to El Nino

A huge spike in carbon emissions seen in the past couple of years has puzzled scientists, since there was no evidence of a rise in human activities, like fossil fuel burning, that might explain it.

Pliskova reaches Rogers Cup quarters as Osaka retires

Pliskova reaches Rogers Cup quarters as Osaka retires

World number one Karolina Pliskova was dragged into a mighty battle before being granted a berth in the Rogers Cup quarter-finals when Japanese teenager Naomi Osaka retired with an abdominal injury on Thursday.

Municipality conducts 612 inspection visits

Municipality conducts 612 inspection visits

Umm Slal Municipality’s health control section conducted 612 inspection visits at various food outlets and shops within its jurisdiction during May.

‘We here on Earth care’

‘We here on Earth care’

Emcee Tom O’Key seemed giddy as dozens of guests filed into an outdoor theatre in this Mojave Desert town on a recent Saturday night to learn about an icy moon of Jupiter and take a stab at connecting with whatever — or whomever — may be living there.

Thomas ignores tragedy, lost tooth to fire Boston

Thomas ignores tragedy, lost tooth to fire Boston

Isaiah Thomas shook off having a tooth knocked out and the heartache of his sister’s funeral to score 33 points Sunday, powering the Boston Celtics over Washington 123-111 in an NBA playoff game.

Qatar Electricity & Water Company  Q1 net profit reaches QR350mn

Qatar Electricity & Water Company Q1 net profit reaches QR350mn

Qatar Electricity & Water Company (QEWC) has posted a net profit of QR350mn (net of non-controlling interests) in the first quarter compared to QR347mn in the same period last year.

Olympics or not, NHL ready to make push into China

Olympics or not, NHL ready to make push into China

With or without the Olympics, the National Hockey League (NHL) will join the sporting stampede into the coveted China market with the league expected to announce today preseason games in Beijing and Shanghai.

Cardiff shadows no longer haunt England: Jones

Cardiff shadows no longer haunt England: Jones

England coach Eddie Jones believes his side have “moved on” from their harrowing 2013 loss in Cardiff as they once again prepare for a Six Nations match away to Wales.

Cabinet nod for panel to host sports tournaments

Cabinet nod for panel to host sports tournaments

Imparting a fillip to Qatar’s vision to become a global sport hub, the Cabinet on Wednesday approved a draft decision to form an organising committee for hosting regional and international sport activities and events.

No more homework! Spanish parents go on strike

No more homework! Spanish parents go on strike

Children have long complained about homework but parents in Spain are now joining in and have decided to go on strike against their offspring's school load for the whole month of November.

Iraq-Turkey tensions soar ahead of Mosul operation

Iraq-Turkey tensions soar ahead of Mosul operation

Iraq and Turkey on Wednesday summoned their respective ambassadors in a bitter war of words between the two neighbours ahead of a planned operation to retake the Iraqi city of Mosul from jihadists.