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Mum of multiple quadruplets struggles to provide for 38 kids

Mum of multiple quadruplets struggles to provide for 38 kids

Mariam Nabatanzi gave birth to twins a year after she was married off at the age of 12. Five more sets of twins followed - and then four sets of triplets and five sets of quadruplets.
4/26/2019 2:12:31 AM
Europe feeling the heat from fires and drought

Europe feeling the heat from fires and drought

Weather experts warn of drought in Europe over its summer as firefighters tackled forest fires yesterday, and farmers fretted over wilting crops and a repeat of 2018’s arid conditions.
4/26/2019 2:08:27 AM
Macron offers tax cuts to quell ‘yellow vest’ unrest

Macron offers tax cuts to quell ‘yellow vest’ unrest

At the first major news conference of his presidency, Emmanuel Macron pledged to cut taxes but also said the French would have to work longer as he outlined his response to months of anti-government protests that have shaken his authority.
4/26/2019 2:02:58 AM
Ukraine MPs pass language law

Ukraine MPs pass language law

Ukraine’s parliament approved a law yesterday that grants special status to the Ukrainian language and makes it mandatory for public sector workers, a move Russia described as divisive and said discriminated against Russian-speakers.
4/26/2019 2:01:00 AM
Etiquette, behaviour towards Allah

Etiquette, behaviour towards Allah

A Muslim thinks about the countless blessings that Allah has bestowed upon him. He considers the numerous bounties that Allah has given him – from the time that he was a “drop of fluid” in his mother’s womb. These bounties continue until he meets His Lord.
4/26/2019 1:55:25 AM
S Africa pupils open up to wounds of apartheid past

S Africa pupils open up to wounds of apartheid past

Black-and-white pictures were projected onto the wall of a South African classroom and gospel music played evocatively in the background.
4/26/2019 1:50:53 AM
A president should not be immune to indictment

A president should not be immune to indictment

In a nation of laws, no one should be above them. Not even the president. Especially not the president of the United States. But for the time being, he is.
4/26/2019 1:48:12 AM
Cyclone Kenneth batters Comoros

Cyclone Kenneth batters Comoros

Violent winds of up to 140kph lashed the East African island nation of Comoros overnight, killing three people, authorities said yesterday, as Cyclone Kenneth swept towards flood-battered Mozambique.
4/26/2019 1:43:14 AM
The new-old globalisation

The new-old globalisation

Once upon a time, everyone assumed that there was a single phenomenon called globalisation, whereby cross-border flows of financial capital drove innovation, industrialisation, development, and trade.
4/26/2019 1:41:20 AM
Mum of multiple quadruplets struggles to provide for 38 kids

Mum of multiple quadruplets struggles to provide for 38 kids

Mariam Nabatanzi gave birth to twins a year after she was married off at the age of 12. Five more sets of twins followed - and then four sets of triplets and five sets of quadruplets. Three years ago, however, the 39-year-old Ugandan was abandoned by her husband
4/26/2019 1:41:07 AM
Blockade flagrant violation of international law: Qatar

Blockade flagrant violation of international law: Qatar

Qatar has reiterated that the continuation of the unjust blockade imposed almost two years ago constitutes a flagrant violation of international law, human rights, and the United Nations Charter and undermines international co-operation and the international multilateral system.
4/26/2019 1:38:35 AM
MoCI inks agreement with Doha Institute for Graduate Studies

MoCI inks agreement with Doha Institute for Graduate Studies

The Ministry of Commerce and Industry (MoCI) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Doha Institute for Graduate Studies yesterday in a bid to enhance co-operation in vocational training and scholarships.
4/26/2019 1:35:51 AM
Al-Kuwari stresses on importance of cultural diplomacy

Al-Kuwari stresses on importance of cultural diplomacy

HE the Minister of State Dr Hamad bin Abdulaziz al-Kuwari stressed the importance of cultural diplomacy in the rapprochement between peoples, calling for spreading awareness of its importance for a better future.
4/26/2019 1:35:02 AM
Al-Attiyah hot favourite to win Jordan Rally title

Al-Attiyah hot favourite to win Jordan Rally title

Nasser Saleh al-Attiyah is the clear favourite to take an eighth successive and an unrivalled 13th outright victory in the Jordan Rally when action roars into life with the opening Panorama super special stage of 16.92km, near Mount Nebo, today morning.
4/26/2019 1:34:34 AM
Al Arabi win Amir Cup handball

Al Arabi win Amir Cup handball

The Al Arabi handball team celebrate with the Amir Cup trophy after their 26-25 win over Al Gharafa in the final yesterday.
4/26/2019 1:32:52 AM
Autism Spectrum Disorder awareness forum stresses need to improve lives of those affected

Autism Spectrum Disorder awareness forum stresses need to improve lives of those affected

The Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) awareness forum, opened by the Ministry of Public Health yesterday, laid stress on the need to improve lives of autistic persons and their families.
4/26/2019 1:32:01 AM
Festival puts makers, artistes and listeners on a single stage

Festival puts makers, artistes and listeners on a single stage

The Katara Oud Festival provides a unique opportunity for oud lovers from around the world to get together and enjoy a quality event featuring some of the best oud players not only from Arab countries but also from places such as Iran, Greece, Turkey and others.
4/26/2019 1:31:07 AM
Musicians mesmerise at Katara Oud Festival

Musicians mesmerise at Katara Oud Festival

The annual Katara Oud Festival continued for the third day at Katara — the Cultural Village with a host of captivating performances by artistes from different countries as well as informative exhibits.
4/26/2019 1:29:58 AM
Salmeen shines on opening day of 12th leg of Hathab

Salmeen shines on opening day of 12th leg of Hathab

Salmeen Sultan al-Suwaidi was in the excellent form last night as the Qatari rider clinched the Big Tour title on the opening day of the 12th and last leg of the Hathab Equestrian Tour.
4/26/2019 1:28:58 AM
Rivera and Sanchez felicitated by Spanish Chamber of Commerce

Rivera and Sanchez felicitated by Spanish Chamber of Commerce

Chamber of Commerce of Spain to Qatar honoured Qatar’s handball and football coaches – Valero Rivera and Felix Sanchez.
4/26/2019 1:26:59 AM
Hussain to lead Qatar in ACC Western Region U19 tourney

Hussain to lead Qatar in ACC Western Region U19 tourney

Qatar Under-19 team, led by Hussain Khan, will compete in the ACC Western Region Under-19 Cricket Tournament, which starts today in Dubai.
4/26/2019 1:20:35 AM
More accusations fly in Gebrselassie vs Farah bust up

More accusations fly in Gebrselassie vs Farah bust up

Athletics icons Mo Farah and Haile Gebrselassie are locked in an escalating dispute just days away from the London Marathon with claims of robbery and an alleged assault at the heart of the row.
4/26/2019 1:19:16 AM
Jain wins Qatar Junior Open Golf

Jain wins Qatar Junior Open Golf

Arnav Jain won the Qatar Junior Open golf title at the Doha Golf Club. The tournament saw the participation of 35 players.
4/26/2019 1:17:29 AM
Brazil’s indigenous tribes march for land rights

Brazil’s indigenous tribes march for land rights

Thousands of indigenous people decorated with traditional feathers and body paint converged on Brazil’s capital on Wednesday to defend hard-won land rights many fear could be eroded by far-right President Jair Bolsonaro.
4/26/2019 1:17:20 AM
Prime minister holds mega roadshow in Varanasi

Prime minister holds mega roadshow in Varanasi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi staged a show of strength in the city of Varanasi yesterday as the country’s 39-day staggered general election neared its mid-point. Varanasi was one of two seats that Modi fought and won at the last election in 2014.
4/26/2019 1:15:35 AM
Masters champion Woods to return to Japan in October

Masters champion Woods to return to Japan in October

Newly crowned Masters champion Tiger Woods announced yesterday he will return to Japan for the first time in more than a decade to play in a new US PGA Tour event in October.
4/26/2019 1:14:17 AM
Hunt prefers no-deal over no Brexit

Hunt prefers no-deal over no Brexit

Foreign Minister Jeremy Hunt yesterday said he would opt to leave the European Union without a deal if he was faced with a choice between a no-deal Brexit or not leaving the bloc at all.
4/26/2019 1:13:24 AM
Climate protests disrupt London’s financial hub

Climate protests disrupt London’s financial hub

Environmentalists glued themselves to the London Stock Exchange entrance and staged impromptu concerts in the middle of traffic on the final day of a campaign that brought parts of the capital to a halt.
4/26/2019 1:12:24 AM
Philippines warns of diplomatic fallout with Canada over rubbish

Philippines warns of diplomatic fallout with Canada over rubbish

The Philippine government yesterday warned of a possible diplomatic fallout with Canada if its government fails to immediately act on returning rubbish shipped to the country five years ago.
4/26/2019 1:10:32 AM
Sri Lanka lowers attacks toll to 253 as some ‘double-counted’

Sri Lanka lowers attacks toll to 253 as some ‘double-counted’

Sri Lankan authorities yesterday revised the toll from Easter bombings down to 253, from the previous figure of 359, explaining that some of the badly mutilated bodies had been double-counted.
4/26/2019 1:09:40 AM
Gloves off as Biden eyes Trump knockout in 2020

Gloves off as Biden eyes Trump knockout in 2020

I don’t see Joe Biden as a threat.” It was with these words that Donald Trump earlier this month summarily dismissed the challenge posed by the former vice president, who yesterday announced his long-expected decision to run for the Democratic nomination in 2020.
4/26/2019 1:06:59 AM
Kim, Putin vow to seek closer bonds

Kim, Putin vow to seek closer bonds

North Korea’s Kim Jong-un and Russia’s Vladimir Putin vowed to seek closer ties as they met for the first time yesterday, in talks aimed at countering US influence. Putin emerged from the meeting in Russia’s Vladivostok saying that like Washington
4/26/2019 1:03:31 AM