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Qatar self-reliance to counter blockade helping in battle against coronavirus

Qatar self-reliance to counter blockade helping in battle against coronavirus

The unjust blockade on Qatar, imposed nearly three years ago, helped boost the country’s efforts to become sustainable and well-prepared to fight another crisis – the novel coronavirus ...

Aviation continues to battle Covid-19

Aviation continues to battle Covid-19

In an unexpected move, and 5 months into Covid-19, the United Kingdom has said it will introduce quarantine for all arriving air travel passengers.

QF graduates show how film can be a bridge during Covid-19 battle

QF graduates show how film can be a bridge during Covid-19 battle

As part of Qatar Museum’s annual cultural exchange programme, the Qatar-France Year of Culture 2020 has focused on the growing relationship between the two nations, with a series of exhibitions ...

Striking unions battle Macron in pensions showdown

Striking unions battle Macron in pensions showdown

Railway workers, teachers and emergency room medics launched one of the biggest public sector strikes in France for decades on Thursday, determined to force President Emmanuel Macron ...

Indian police battle baton charge students over fee protests

Indian police battle baton charge students over fee protests

Indian police fought street battles in New Delhi on Monday with thousands of students who stepped up protests over fee increases at one of the country's top universities.

Indian capital in ‘day-to-day battle’ with smog as cool weather sets in

Indian capital in ‘day-to-day battle’ with smog as cool weather sets in

Cooler temperatures and lighter wind trapped heavy smog over the Indian capital on Wednesday, pushing pollution to ‘severe’ levels in many places with no immediate relief in sight, government agencies said.

Corbyn urges unity amid British Labour party's 'battle for future'

Corbyn urges unity amid British Labour party's 'battle for future'

Embattled British Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn called for unity on Sunday after the left-leaning party's annual conference exposed splits over its Brexit policy and the role of Corbyn's deputy.

China grants 5G commercial licences despite US tech battle

China grants 5G commercial licences despite US tech battle

China on Thursday granted 5G commercial licences to four domestic companies, as it races to be a global leader in advanced wireless networks amid fierce rivalry from the United States.

European voters set stage for battle for EU's soul

European voters set stage for battle for EU's soul

Europeans headed to the polls in their tens of millions Sunday to choose their champions in a looming battle between the nationalist right and pro-EU forces to chart a course for the union.

Gunmen battle security forces in five-star hotel in Pakistan: officials

Gunmen battle security forces in five-star hotel in Pakistan: officials

Three gunmen attacked a luxury hotel in Pakistan's southwestern port city of Gwadar on Saturday, killing at least one guard and battling security forces from inside the building, security officials and the army said.

Netflix, streaming services win Oscars cinema rule battle

Netflix, streaming services win Oscars cinema rule battle

In a win for Netflix, Amazon and other internet streaming services, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has voted not to change its rules for winning an Oscar, Hollywood's top prize.

Battle rages for Libya's capital, airport bombed

Battle rages for Libya's capital, airport bombed

A warplane attacked Tripoli's only functioning airport on Monday as eastern forces advancing on Libya's capital disregarded global appeals for a truce in the latest of a cycle of warfare ...