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Swimmers take icy plunge at China snow festival

Swimmers take icy plunge at China snow festival

Ignoring sub-zero temperatures and biting Siberian winds, 400 swimmers plunged into an icy river in China's northern city of Harbin on Thursday, the first day of the city's annual ice and snow festival.

Reminder on road safety during Eid holidays

Reminder on road safety during Eid holidays

The Ministry of Interior (MoI) has stressed the need for motorists to follow traffic rules in order to prevent accidents during the Eid al-Adha holidays, when roads are expected to be crowded.

QIB forges ‘strategic partnership’ with Jaidah Equipment

QIB forges ‘strategic partnership’ with Jaidah Equipment

Qatar Islamic Bank (QIB) has announced that it will be the preferred financing partner of Jaidah Equipment under the terms of the strategic partnership QIB forged with the Qatar-based equipment dealer.

European stock markets unravel on ‘Brexit’ fears

European stock markets unravel on ‘Brexit’ fears

Stock markets extended a global sell-off yesterday as traders appeared increasingly nervous about the prospect of Britain voting to leave the European Union next week.

Dusty conditions, fresh winds on cards

Dusty conditions, fresh winds on cards

Strong and fresh winds will affect Qatar from today, the Met Office has said. The bout of wind may last until the end of the weekend.

Emir issues decrees

Emir issues decrees

HH the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani yesterday issued the following decrees:

Social stigmas, lack of awareness key barriers in gender equality: WCY

Social stigmas, lack of awareness key barriers in gender equality: WCY

Delegates of the World Conference on Youth (WCY) 2014 yesterday said social stigmas and lack of awareness...