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Diphtheria kills 21 in Bangladesh Rohingya camps: WHO

Diphtheria kills 21 in Bangladesh Rohingya camps: WHO

Twenty-one people have died from diphtheria in the Rohingya camps in Bangladesh, the World Health Organization said Tuesday, adding that it had started a second vaccination drive to rein in the outbreak.

Pellegrino, the complete coach who hates losing and frets when he wins

Pellegrino, the complete coach who hates losing and frets when he wins

There were around 40 people on the coaching course Mauricio Pellegrino took when he was a player at Valencia in 1999 and he wanted to know what it was that moved them to be there, so he did something he has done ever since football took him from his home in the Argentinian pampas: he asked and he li

Gripping tales attract war-weary residents

Gripping tales attract war-weary residents

With a slender sword in one hand and an antique storybook in the other, Ahmad al-Lahham captivates a packed Damascus coffee house with tales of ancient kingdoms and brave conquerors.

HMC joins initiative to raise head and neck cancer awareness

HMC joins initiative to raise head and neck cancer awareness

The Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC), Qatar Cancer Society and Merck Medicine Company recently partnered to raise awareness of head and neck cancers.

Twitter turns to algorithms to clamp down on abusive content

Twitter turns to algorithms to clamp down on abusive content

Twitter Inc on Wednesday launched a wider effort to use algorithms to identify accounts as potentially engaging in abusive behavior, a departure from its practice of relying on users to report accounts that should be reviewed for possible violation of its rules.

CNA-Q events focus on breast cancer awareness

CNA-Q events focus on breast cancer awareness

College of the North Atlantic - Qatar (CNA-Q) has concluded its Breast Cancer Awareness Month programmes, bringing messages of awareness and education to its campus community.

The ultimate IPO: Aramco is too big to value

The ultimate IPO: Aramco is too big to value

Saudi Arabian Oil Co, or Saudi Aramco, is in a league of its own, by any measure. The world’s largest oil producer, Aramco pumps 10mn-plus barrels daily (expandable up to 12mn bpd on short notice), more than the domestic output of every US oil company combined. It has 261bn barrels of proven reserve

Europe stock markets gain after ECB boost, led by Greek shares

Europe stock markets gain after ECB boost, led by Greek shares

European stock markets rose yesterday after the European Central Bank’s decision to buy government bonds, with Greek shares leading the gains before the country’s election tomorrow.

Survivors describe horrors of Mediterranean shipwreck

Survivors describe horrors of Mediterranean shipwreck

Three hundred migrants were trapped below deck and drowned immediately when a ship went down in the Mediterranean.

Mourinho rues missed opportunity

Mourinho rues missed opportunity

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho acknowledged that Wednesday night’s 1-1 draw against Galatasaray in Istanbul.

Adnoc ultra low sulphur diesel term exports likely from mid-2013

Adnoc ultra low sulphur diesel term exports likely from mid-2013

State-owned Abu Dhabi National Co (Adnoc) will likely skip term exports of the ultra-low sulphur diesel until the middle of next year, due to a secondary unit shutdown, industry sources said yesterday.