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French 'spiderman' detained for free-climbing 230-metre London tower

French 'spiderman' detained for free-climbing 230-metre London tower

French ‘spiderman’ Alain Robert was arrested on Thursday after he free-climbed a 230-metre office tower in central London, adding to his portfolio of unaided ascents of many of the world's tallest buildings.

British PM apologises for London fire failures

British PM apologises for London fire failures

British Prime Minister Theresa May apologised for the state's failure to support those people who survived the massive London tower block fire, and the government secured its first tranche of new homes for displaced residents.

Lebanon’s newspaper As-Safir prints final issue

Lebanon’s newspaper As-Safir prints final issue

Lebanese daily newspaper As-Safir printed its final edition yesterday, forced to close after 42 years because of financial problems as other news outlets in the country face similar difficulties.

Fireworks and goodies for all at Katara

Fireworks and goodies for all at Katara

Young visitors to Katara open their gifts. Fireworks, cultural and entertainment shows, including dance presentations by foreign artistes, were also held as part of the Eid al-Fitr celebrations.

Communication requires strategy

Communication requires strategy

It’s not sneaky to want to connect with people in a way that will make communication easier

QSE plunges 167 points, settle below 10,300

QSE plunges 167 points, settle below 10,300

Qatar Stock Exchange plunged 167 points to settle below the 10,300 mark on domestic institutions’ net selling and their foreign counterparts’ lower penchant for buying.

Pakistan's Imran Khan calls for compensation to drone victims

Pakistan's Imran Khan calls for compensation to drone victims

Pakistani opposition leader Imran Khan Thursday said that he would seek compensation for victims ...

What to do about terrible new boss?

What to do about terrible new boss?

QUESTION: A few months ago, my colleagues and I got a new manager who makes our lives a living hell. “Kristen” has no management experience and nitpicks everything we do.

India set South Africa 310 runs to win third Test

India set South Africa 310 runs to win third Test

South Africa were set a target of 310 runs to win the third Test in Nagpur after India were bowled out for 173 after tea on the second day on Thursday.

Hollande urges Germany to do more in IS fight

Hollande urges Germany to do more in IS fight

French President Francois Hollande yesterday urged Germany to do more in the fight against Islamic State militants...

Call to preserve Qatar’s habitat in rainy season

Call to preserve Qatar’s habitat in rainy season

The Ministry of Environment (MoE) urged all citizens and residents to preserve the Qatari environment, both land and sea, during the rainy season, the official Qatar News Agency reported yesterday.

Paris tourism recovering after attacks - minister

Paris tourism recovering after attacks - minister

Tourism in Paris is starting to recover, French Economy Minister Emmanuel Macron said, after hotel bookings slumped following the November 13 attacks that killed 130 people.