ECB to exit ‘follow-the-Fed strategy’ on QE

ECB to exit ‘follow-the-Fed strategy’ on QE

The European Central Bank followed the Federal Reserve’s map when it began buying bonds, but it’s set to pursue a different route out of emergency stimulus.

Doha South Sewage project achieves 1.5mn hours without LTI

Doha South Sewage project achieves 1.5mn hours without LTI

Ashghal has achieved 1.5mn man-hours without loss time injury (LTI) since it started implementing the works of Doha South Sewage Infrastructure Project in December 2016, it was announced.

Opec said to discuss extending cuts by more than 3 months

Opec said to discuss extending cuts by more than 3 months

Opec and its allies are discussing extending by more than three months the oil production cuts that expire in March 2018, potentially prolonging them well into the second half of next year in an effort to boost prices, according to people familiar with the matter.

24 million affected by South Asia floods: Red Cross

24 million affected by South Asia floods: Red Cross

More than 24 million people have been affected by some of the worst flooding to hit South Asia in decades, with large areas of land submerged in water, the Red Cross Tuesday.

QFSW granted UN consultative status

QFSW granted UN consultative status

Qatar Foundation for Social Work (QFSW) has been granted a consultative status at the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), allowing it to enhance its standing among influential international organisations in the issues of sustainable economic, social and human development.

Villages spooked by outbreak of  ‘braid chopping’

Villages spooked by outbreak of ‘braid chopping’

Police said yesterday they were investigating an outbreak of “braid chopping” that is spooking Indian villagers and has seen a woman murdered amid rumours of witchcraft.

Qatar Airways achieves 100% compliance in IATA safety audit

Qatar Airways achieves 100% compliance in IATA safety audit

Qatar Airways has achieved 100% compliance with the IATA Operational Safety Audit (IOSA), verifying its status as one of the world’s safest and most secure airlines.

China warns India not to harbour illusions in border stand-off

China warns India not to harbour illusions in border stand-off

China's defence ministry on Monday warned India not to harbour any illusions about the Chinese military's ability to defend its territory, amid a festering border dispute.

Qatar hoopsters to take part in Atlas Challenge

Qatar hoopsters to take part in Atlas Challenge

The Qatar national basketball team has left Doha for Suzhou, China, to take part in the third Atlas Basketball Challenge to be held from July 18 to 23.

Qatar Olympic team beat Bangladesh in friendly match

Qatar Olympic team beat Bangladesh in friendly match

Qatar Olympic football team beat Bangladesh 3-0 in a friendly in preparation for the under-23 Asian qualifiers, due to be held in Doha from July 19 to 23.

Ageless Venus eyes historic title

Ageless Venus eyes historic title

Unbowed by age and illness, Venus Williams stands on the brink of a history as the American star bids to become the oldest Grand Slam champion in today’s Wimbledon final against Garbine Muguruza.

Tesla Model S falls short in crash test yet again

Tesla Model S falls short in crash test yet again

In another setback for the high-flying electric carmaker, Tesla’s Model S once again fell short of the top rating in a key crash test, an independent testing agency said yesterday.