The Ministry of Education and Higher Education and Qatar Red Crescent signed a co-operation agreement to implement an awareness training programme within the Red Crescent programme for schools.
Sri Lanka’s fuel shortage will end on November 9, Petroleum Minister Arjuna Ranatunga said, as state-run oil retailer Ceylon Petroleum Corporation (CPC) and Lanka IOC traded blame charges over the shortage.
Asian shares rose yesterday, as investors tracked Wall Street gains after a new Federal Reserve chair was nominated and Apple suppliers benefited from the company’s strong earnings report.
British Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservative Party gathers on Sunday for its annual conference, dominated by questions about her leadership and splits on Brexit.
Nine people were killed yesterday when suspected Abu Sayyaf militants attacked a village in the southern Philippines, burning houses and a day-care centre, police said.
A 12-year-old Latvian girl was killed on Monday when a tree uprooted by a storm struck a tent near the Swiss capital Berne, police said.
The Qatari agricultural produce yards at Al Mazrouah, Al Khor and Al Thakhira and Al Wakrah sold 718 tonnes of fresh vegetables in April, according to a report by the Ministry of Municipality and Environment (MME)’s Agriculture Affairs Department.