Malabar Gold & Diamonds draw winner feted

Nuruddin, a raffle draw winner of Malabar Gold & Diamonds’ ‘Sparkling Summer – Win up to 100 grams of Gold & up to 100%...

Tamuq faculty is elected Fellow of American Chemical Society

Dr Hassan S Bazzi, associate dean for research at Texas A&M University at Qatar (Tamuq), has been elected a Fellow of the American Chemical...

QRCS refurbishes Sudan health centre

The Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) has completed the rehabilitation and furnishing of a health centre in Bir Saliba, a town in Sirba locality,...

Qatar participates in International Biology Olympiad in Hungary

A team from Qatar is participating in the 30th International Biology Olympiad, taking place in the city of Szeged in Hungary until July 21. The...

Morales delays Trump meet, not to sign deal on migrants

Guatemala yesterday said it would postpone President Jimmy Morales’ visit to Washington to discuss Guatemala’s potential designation as a ‘safe third country’ for asylum...

No letup in war against drugs, insists Duterte

President Rodrigo Duterte is set to remain firmly on course in his war on drugs, challenging human rights advocates to prove they have a...

Barry threatens more heavy rain, tornadoes

Tropical Storm Barry yesterday buffeted Louisiana, bringing more heavy rain and possible tornadoes to the region even as it weakened. After briefly becoming the first...

Lights back on after equipment failure plunges Manhattan into darkness

Broadway went dark along with much of Midtown and the Upper West Side on Saturday night when a Con Ed equipment failure cut power...

Burkina Faso tightens press freedom amid security crisis

One of Africa’s bastions of press freedom is attempting to enact harsh legislation that threatens journalists reporting on an unfolding security crisis, human rights...

HK extradition protesters escalate fight in suburbs

Tens of thousands rallied in a large Hong Kong suburb yesterday, driven by abiding anger at the government’s handling of an extradition bill that...

Major quake hits remote islands in Indonesia

A major 7.3-magnitude earthquake hit the remote Maluku islands in eastern Indonesia yesterday, sending panicked residents running into the streets, but no tsunami warning...

Former Bangladesh military dictator dies

Former Bangladesh military dictator Hussain Muhamed Ershad died yesterday aged 89, after weeks in a Dhaka hospital, officials said. General Ershad ruled Bangladesh for nearly...

San Fermin festival ends with more casualties

Three men were gored yesterday during the eighth and final bull run of Spain’s San Fermin festival, bringing to eight the total number of...

Czechs go crazy as pop singer Gott turns 80

Hundreds of people from home and abroad queued in central Prague yesterday to buy a “Zero Euro” souvenir banknote depicting Czech pop singer Karel...
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