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Understanding mothers

Understanding mothers

Mother’s Day is an opportune time to delve into what makes motherhood a journey beyond giving birth that requires understanding, love, and compassion from immediate family — and if need be, mental health outreach,

MEC seminar focuses on impact of revised IFRS

MEC seminar focuses on impact of revised IFRS

The Ministry of Economy and Commerce (MEC) recently hosted a seminar entitled ‘Revised International Accounting Standards and Financial Reporting’ (IFRS), which was attended by accounting community in Qatar.

Russia’s biggest banks show rise in higher-risk-weighted assets

Russia’s biggest banks show rise in higher-risk-weighted assets

Russia’s two biggest banks, Sberbank and VTB, experienced a sharp rise in higher-risk-weighted exposures during the three months to the end of September, data from their third-quarter accounts shows.

Leipzig’s Werner out to purge Besiktas pain

Leipzig’s Werner out to purge Besiktas pain

‘There was a lot of pressure, my first Champions League match, and I just didn’t feel good’

HMC hosts international wound management meet

HMC hosts international wound management meet

More than 1,500 healthcare professionals from across the region will gather in Qatar for the Second Qatar International Wound Management Conference to be hosted by Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) 2017 from today.

Mugabe digs in his heels as party moves to depose him

Mugabe digs in his heels as party moves to depose him

Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe appeared in public yesterday for the first time since the army took charge, as the ruling party made plans to force him to step down after more than three decades in power.

Thousands of schools close as smog blankets India, Pakistan

Thousands of schools close as smog blankets India, Pakistan

Schools closed across large swathes of north India on Thursday as pollution hit hazardous levels for the third day, with growing calls for urgent government action to tackle what doctors are calling a public health emergency.

Schools shut in Delhi amid alarm over high pollution

Schools shut in Delhi amid alarm over high pollution

A thick brown smog hung over Delhi with residents reporting smarting in the eyes and irritation in the nose and throat.

QA gives social media contest winners tickets to FIFA U-17 World Cup final

QA gives social media contest winners tickets to FIFA U-17 World Cup final

Qatar Airways gave match tickets to two football fans to join in the celebrations and watch the final of the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 football tournament in Kolkata.

Local retail investors, domestic institutions turn bullish on QSE

Local retail investors, domestic institutions turn bullish on QSE

Local retail investors yesterday turned bullish and domestic institutions strengthened their net buying amidst weakening of the Qatar Stock Exchange.

Will Lacazette propel Arsenal to the next level?

Will Lacazette propel Arsenal to the next level?

Alexandre Lacazette has the numbers to press his case. Across eight seasons at Lyon the striker scored 100 goals in 203 Ligue 1 appearances and there were a further 29 in the cups and Europe.

Huge Portugal forest fires kill 57, injure scores

Huge Portugal forest fires kill 57, injure scores

Raging forest fires in central Portugal have killed at least 57 people, most of whom burnt to death in their cars, and injured scores of others, the government said Sunday.