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China infrastructure binge seen slowing next year

China infrastructure binge seen slowing next year

China’s frenzied construction of roads, bridges and subways is set for a major slowdown, adding a headwind to economic growth in 2018.

Britain says "conceivable" Manchester attack might have been stopped

Britain says "conceivable" Manchester attack might have been stopped

A suicide attack at a pop concert in Manchester that killed 22 people in May might have been prevented if the security services had responded differently to intelligence in the months before the attack, a government report has found.

China’s import and export growth accelerates in Sept

China’s import and export growth accelerates in Sept

Imports grow 18.7%, top forecasts; exports rise 8.1%; iron ore imports at record; copper highest in 6 months; economy holds momentum so far despite slowdown expectations; September trade surplus with US highest on record; data welcome news for Beijing ahead of key party congress

Nearly 20,100 livestock sacrificed at Central Market abattoirs during Eid

Nearly 20,100 livestock sacrificed at Central Market abattoirs during Eid

Around 20,100 heads of livestock have been slaughtered at the Central Market abattoirs during the Eid holidays.

Pitch battle ahead of South Korea, Iran World Cup clash

Pitch battle ahead of South Korea, Iran World Cup clash

Iran have sparked a war of words in South Korea after complaining about the state of their training pitch ahead of today’s crucial World Cup Asia zone qualifier.

Last chance to visit Iraqi artist al-Azzawi’s works

Last chance to visit Iraqi artist al-Azzawi’s works

Visitors and residents in Qatar will have opportunity to visit one of Qatar Museums’ (QM) most popular exhibitions by internationally acclaimed Iraqi artist Dia al-Azzawi before it concludes on April 16.

Delirium in critically ill children common

Delirium in critically ill children common

About a quarter of children admitted to the intensive care unit (ICU) will develop delirium, according to the first large international study to assess how common the condition is in critically ill children.

Shahrukh Khan to host ‘TED Talks India: Nayi Soch’

Shahrukh Khan to host ‘TED Talks India: Nayi Soch’

Superstar Shahrukh Khan will be hosting “TED Talks India: Nayi Soch,” a global first Hindi TV talk show created in partnership with TED, a non-profit devoted to ‘ideas worth spreading’, Star India has announced.

PM meets chairman of Cisco Systems

PM meets chairman of Cisco Systems

HE the Prime Minister and Interior Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa al-Thani met the chairman and CEO of Cisco Systems Company John Chambers and his accompanying delegation in Doha yesterday.

MME launches campaign to boost livestock wealth

MME launches campaign to boost livestock wealth

The Ministry of Municipality and Environment (MME) has launched “Our Shepherds” campaign, in co-operation with a number of local charities and private entities to improve the living conditions of the livestock raisers.

Truck attack showsMerkel’s vulnerability

Truck attack showsMerkel’s vulnerability

Merkel attacked by right-wing critics after Berlin attack; German leader well ahead in polls before 2017 election

Rescue operations near end in Indonesia's quake-stricken Aceh

Rescue operations near end in Indonesia's quake-stricken Aceh

Indonesian officials said on Friday search and rescue operations were nearing an end three days after a powerful earthquake hit the northern province of Aceh, killing 100 people and leaving thousands homeless.