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Thousands queue to bid farewell to Chirac in Paris

Thousands queue to bid farewell to Chirac in Paris

Thousands lined up in rainy weather in Paris on Sunday to bid farewell to the late French president, Jacques Chirac, who was lying in state at the Invalides military hospital.

53,000 spectators wave farewell to Aspire Kite Fest

53,000 spectators wave farewell to Aspire Kite Fest

The 3rd Aspire International Kite Festival, which concluded on Saturday, attracted 53,000 attendees and gathered 18 international teams at Aspire Park for four days of thrill and excitement.

Gulf Times staff member to leave Qatar after 36 years of service

Gulf Times staff member to leave Qatar after 36 years of service

Joffrey Francisco Pinto is leaving Qatar after putting in 36 years of service with the Gulf Times newspaper.

Singapore Zoo's last polar bear put down on 'humane grounds'

Singapore Zoo's last polar bear put down on 'humane grounds'

The decision came after a medical exam showed that despite intensive medical treatment and close monitoring over the last month, the bear's health was deteriorating swiftly.

One year after King's death, Thais prepare for final goodbye

One year after King's death, Thais prepare for final goodbye

Revered as a demi-god and described as a "father" to all Thais, King Bhumibol commanded deep devotion during his historic 70-year reign.

A vision of sustainable finance

A vision of sustainable finance

A new United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) report released earlier this month at the International Monetary Fund (IMF)/World Bank Annual Meetings...