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Windy and dusty today

Windy and dusty today

Strong winds are expected in most places today along with poor visibility due to dust, the Qatar Met department has said.

Elf dealers honoured for outstanding performance

Elf dealers honoured for outstanding performance

More than 200 top lubricants dealers were invited by Arabian Supply Center (ASC), the official distributor for Elf in Qatar, and Total Marketing Qatar (TMQ) to celebrate the outstanding performance of Elf brand in Qatar.

In Trump's shadow, Fed official says trade barriers a 'dead end'

In Trump's shadow, Fed official says trade barriers a 'dead end'

Trade protectionism is a ‘dead end’ that may score political points but will ultimately hurt the US economy, one of the most influential Federal Reserve officials said on Thursday ...

Gulab jamun — The king of Indian sweets

Gulab jamun — The king of Indian sweets

The plethora of varieties, colours, shapes and sizes of Indian sweets is bewildering. Taste, colour, shape, variety often vary from region to region but one dessert which is pan India and is boundary less is ‘gulab jamun’, the king of all Indian sweets.

Nobody at home can make fuel Jokowi wants his nation to use

Nobody at home can make fuel Jokowi wants his nation to use

Indonesian President Joko Widodo is pushing ahead a plan to reduce air pollution, and his nation’s state fuel maker is struggling to keep up.

Thirteen Indian villagers killed in massive fire

Thirteen Indian villagers killed in massive fire

Thirteen people were killed Friday in a massive blaze at a government-run distribution centre for fuel and grains in central India, police said.

Spring break

Spring break

People relax among daffodils at St James Park in London yesterday.

Ex-VW chairman refuses to testify in German emissions probe

Ex-VW chairman refuses to testify in German emissions probe

Ex-Volkswagen Chairman Ferdinand Piech, who resigned after a showdown with former chief executive Martin Winterkorn, has refused to testify to German lawmakers investigating a possible government's role in the VW emissions scandal, according to his lawyer.

Warm welcome for tennis star

Warm welcome for tennis star

Germany’s Angelique Kerber, the world No2 and the top seeded player at next week’s Qatar Total Open, is escorted by two girls after she was warmly received at the Hamad International Airport in Doha yesterday by the Qatar Tennis Federation.

Philippine central bank ready to adjust policy

Philippine central bank ready to adjust policy

The Philippine central bank is ready to modify its monetary policy stance if needed, but sees no urgency to do it now, governor Amando Tetangco said yesterday.

Movies and sport activities lined up at Markhiya park

Movies and sport activities lined up at Markhiya park

Kia Motors Qatar has announced that it is a sponsor of the HawaScene programme, which involves free open-air film screening every Thursday and Friday evening at Dahl Al Hamam Park in Markhiya until March 2017.