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Armenian protest leader says he’s the only possible premier

Armenian protest leader says he’s the only possible premier

Armenia’s protest leader Nikol Pashinyan has ruled out any possibility of compromise with authorities, saying he should be elected prime minister in a vote next week.
4/27/2018 12:42:58 AM
Spain court’s sex attack ruling triggers protests

Spain court’s sex attack ruling triggers protests

A Spanish court has cleared five men of the gang rape of an 18-year-old at the 2016 San Fermin bull-running festival in Pamplona, convicting them of the lesser crime of sexual abuse.
4/27/2018 12:41:35 AM
$9mn Qatar aid for Rohingya refugees

$9mn Qatar aid for Rohingya refugees

Qatar Charity and Qatar Fund For Development (QFFD) yesterday announced a co-operation and partnership agreement with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) to provide $9mn in financial support to offer basic services to Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh on the sidelines of the Aid
4/27/2018 12:41:23 AM
Skipping breakfast can actually make you fat

Skipping breakfast can actually make you fat

Are you in the habit of skipping your breakfast? Beware, your are more likely to gain weight and have a larger waist size, a study has found.
4/27/2018 12:36:30 AM
Indian journalists facing intimidation

Indian journalists facing intimidation

India has constitutional guarantees of freedom of speech and by some measures the biggest and most diverse media industry in the world.
4/27/2018 12:34:58 AM
Qatar role in fight against terror highlighted

Qatar role in fight against terror highlighted

The Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs HE Sheikh Mohamed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani on Thursday participated in the Paris Conference to Combat Terrorist Financing, in the French capital, Paris.
4/27/2018 12:33:47 AM
Kim poses profiling problems for the US

Kim poses profiling problems for the US

US intelligence experts are trying to build a profile of Kim Jong-un to give President Donald Trump a competitive edge in one of the most consequential summits since the Cold War, but they face a huge challenge – figuring out a secretive North Korean ruler few people know much about.
4/27/2018 12:22:04 AM
Will Trump surprise us with N Korea?

Will Trump surprise us with N Korea?

US President Donald Trump is full of surprises – major surprises, such as getting elected in the first place. Can he now deliver the biggest surprise of all by getting North Korea to give up its nuclear arsenal, something that just might save the world from annihilation?
4/27/2018 12:20:38 AM
Sheikha Moza visits QFI partner school in New York

Sheikha Moza visits QFI partner school in New York

Her Highness Sheikha Moza bint Nasser, Chairperson of Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development (QF), paid a visit yesterday to one of the Qatar Foundation International (QFI) partner primary schools, in Brooklyn, New York.
4/27/2018 12:18:48 AM
QU holds international meet on English teaching

QU holds international meet on English teaching

Qatar University (QU) held the 3rd Annual International Conference on English Language Teaching over two days, under the theme ‘ELT in Arabia:..
4/27/2018 12:17:50 AM
Secretary-General meets Dutch minister

Secretary-General meets Dutch minister

HE the Secretary-General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Dr Ahmed bin Hassan al-Hammadi, met yesterday with Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs and Secretary-General at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, Yoka Brandt.
4/27/2018 12:16:41 AM
Dire consequences of injustice

Dire consequences of injustice

Injustice is deviation from justice and violation of the truth. There are three broad types of injustice:
4/27/2018 12:16:02 AM
‘Building sustainable peace fundamental to Qatar’s policy’

‘Building sustainable peace fundamental to Qatar’s policy’

The State of Qatar has underlined that building sustainable peace is a fundamental pillar of its policy.
4/27/2018 12:15:48 AM
Vodafone, ESL announce international esports tie-up

Vodafone, ESL announce international esports tie-up

Vodafone has become a Premium Partner of ESL, the world’s largest esports company, and will sponsor ESL’s flagship event series, Intel Extreme Masters, ESL One, and ESL Pro League.
4/27/2018 12:14:32 AM
Malabar winner bags prize

Malabar winner bags prize

The latest winner of Malabar Gold & Diamonds’ ‘10Kg Gold for 100 Winners’ campaign, Girish and his family, receives the prize of 100gm gold bar from regional head Santhosh T V in the presence of deputy branch head Raju T Johny and other officials.
4/27/2018 12:11:30 AM
Holiday for Indian embassy on April 30

Holiday for Indian embassy on April 30

Indian embassy will remain closed on April 30 (Monday) on account of Buddha Purnima festival, it was announced yesterday in a statement.
4/27/2018 12:10:46 AM
Heya exhibition boosts Qatar fashion scene

Heya exhibition boosts Qatar fashion scene

The 13th Heya Arabian Fashion Exhibition continues to present a showstopper event for local designers, delivering a platform to foster Qatar’s fashion scene and empower entrepreneurship and knowledge-sharing.
4/27/2018 12:03:51 AM
Katara poetry contest enters final round

Katara poetry contest enters final round

The final round of the third Katara Prize for Prophet’s Poet competition has begun at Katara – the Cultural Village.
4/27/2018 12:02:37 AM
International co-operation

International co-operation

HE the Minister of Finance Ali Sherif al-Emadi shakes hands with International Monetary Fund managing director Christine Lagarde in Paris, the Ministry of Finance said on its Twitter page yesterday.
4/27/2018 12:00:56 AM
Nepal preps for busy year as hundreds eye Everest

Nepal preps for busy year as hundreds eye Everest

Hundreds of adventurers have been granted permits to climb Mount Everest, officials in Nepal said Thursday, foreshadowing another bumper year despite concerns about overcrowding on the world’s highest mountain.
4/27/2018 12:00:01 AM
Huge jump in tourist arrivals at Doha Port

Huge jump in tourist arrivals at Doha Port

The Doha Port served more than 66,000 tourists in the 2017-18 season, a 97% increase over the previous season.
4/26/2018 11:59:08 PM
‘Castle boys’ in shifting sands of Boracay closure

‘Castle boys’ in shifting sands of Boracay closure

Jessler Magbanua has been sculpting elaborate sand castles for tourist tips on the Philippine resort island of Boracay for years, but now that it is shut for clean-up he will have to switch to mixing cement.
4/26/2018 11:56:22 PM
Ministry expresses ‘great displeasure’ as abuse row deepens

Ministry expresses ‘great displeasure’ as abuse row deepens

A dispute between Kuwait and the Philippines over reports of abuse of Philippine workers took a turn for the worse yesterday with the Philippines expressing “great displeasure” about Kuwait’s expulsion of its ambassador.
4/26/2018 11:55:19 PM
Duterte’s trust rating slightly down: survey

Duterte’s trust rating slightly down: survey

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s trust rating is “very good”, according to the result of the survey released yesterday, down slightly from an “excellent” rating in December.
4/26/2018 11:54:08 PM
Boracay closes for tourists amid heavy security

Boracay closes for tourists amid heavy security

The Philippines shuttered its most famous holiday island Boracay to tourists yesterday for a six-month clean-up, which the government has imposed with a muscular show of its security forces.
4/26/2018 11:52:56 PM
Sheikha Moza visits Brooklyn school

Sheikha Moza visits Brooklyn school

Her Highness Sheikha Moza bint Nasser, Chairperson of Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development (QF), visited a Qatar Foundation International (QFI) partner school in Brooklyn ...
4/26/2018 11:41:23 PM
Mission to put Qatari theatre on world map

Mission to put Qatari theatre on world map

The Ministry of Culture and Sports seeks to put the Qatari theatre on the world map and set an example in the Arab region and the world, HE the Minister Salah bin Ghanem bin Nasser al-Ali affirmed on Thursday.
4/26/2018 11:19:50 PM
Salmeen continues his winning run at Hathab Series

Salmeen continues his winning run at Hathab Series

Salmeen Sultan al-Suwaidi was once again the rider to beat as the Qatari topped the Big Tour class on the opening day of the 12th and the final leg of the Hathab national equestrian series.
4/26/2018 11:19:46 PM
Qatar enter next round of World T20 Asia Qualifier

Qatar enter next round of World T20 Asia Qualifier

Qatar has qualified for the next round of the ICC World Twenty20 Asia Qualifier ‘A’. Yesterday, Qatar registered a comfortable five-wicket win over Bahrain at the Asia Sub-Regional Qualifier tournament in Kuwait City.
4/26/2018 11:17:59 PM
Emir meets FIFA vice president

Emir meets FIFA vice president

His Highness the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani on Thursday met the president of the South American Football Confederation and vice president of the Federation of International Football Association (FIFA), Alejandro Dominguez ...
4/26/2018 11:09:42 PM
Al-Attiyah hits the ground running with fastest time

Al-Attiyah hits the ground running with fastest time

Nasser Saleh al-Attiyah cruised to the fastest time of 1min 35.9sec through the 1.71km Vestel super special stage that kick-started the 2018 FIA Middle East Rally Championship on the shores of the Dead Sea in Jordan yesterday afternoon.
4/26/2018 11:08:45 PM
Acrobate wins Al Karana Cup to cap big season for Ghazali

Acrobate wins Al Karana Cup to cap big season for Ghazali

Jassim Mohamed Ghazali’s stranglehold on the trainer’s championship continued as he capped the 2017-18 season with four winners on the final day of racing, including Khalifa bin Sheail al-Kuwari’s Acrobate, winner of season-ending Al Karana Cup, at the Qatar Racing and Equestrian Club (QREC) yesterd
4/26/2018 11:07:29 PM