Suicide bomb attack kills 15 in Iraq town

Suicide bomb attack kills 15 in Iraq town

A suicide car bomb ripped through roadside restaurants at the entrance to the town of Baladruz in eastern Iraq, killing at least 15 people, police and provincial officials said yesterday.

Media veteran bids adieu after 40 years

Media veteran bids adieu after 40 years

Kakkulath Abdul Khader’s journey as a news reporter spanned four decades. The Payyannur native from north Kerala, who may perhaps be the first Indian to serve as a journalist in Qatar..

Medical education goes high-tech

Medical education goes high-tech

The ways in which simulation-based learning methods are changing medical education were explored at a special lecture given by a visiting expert in the field.

PM meets heads of Interpol, UNODC

PM meets heads of Interpol, UNODC

HE the Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa al-Thani holding talks with the Secretary-General of the International Criminal Police Organisation

Monitoring cell to trace war crimes accused

Monitoring cell to trace war crimes accused

Bangladesh yesterday set up a monitoring cell to capture fugitive convicts and under trial accused in the cases of war ...

Embassy to help families of Filipino crash victims

Embassy to help families of Filipino crash victims

The Philippine embassy in Doha is ready to provide consular assistance to the families of two Filipinos who were killed in a road crash on Mesaieed–Salwa road yesterday.

Mixed martial arts goes mainstream in Asia

Mixed martial arts goes mainstream in Asia

The explosive growth of mixed martial arts (MMA) in Asia is putting the squeeze on boxing as it attracts millions of young fans and sells out venues across the region.

QSTP signs agreement with two Korean organisations

QSTP signs agreement with two Korean organisations

Qatar Science & Technology Park (QSTP), part of Qatar Foundation Research and Development (QF R&D) ...

Burundi president fires defence chief

Burundi president fires defence chief

Embattled Burundi president Pierre Nkurunziza sacked his defence and foreign ministers yesterday, five days after surviving an ...

HGH starts support group for diabetic children

HGH starts support group for diabetic children

Hamad General Hospital’s (HGH) paediatrics department has started a support group to improve quality of life for diabetic children who receive insulin pump therapy.

Torosidis goal helps Roma beat Udinese

Torosidis goal helps Roma beat Udinese

Roma remain on course to secure automatic qualification for next season’s Champions League.

Turkey’s Kurdish party rocked by twin attacks

Turkey’s Kurdish party rocked by twin attacks

Twin bomb attacks hit the regional headquarters of Turkey’s main pro-Kurdish party in two cities yesterday...