The Public Works Authority (Ashghal) yesterday announced the completion of main upgrade works at Al Tarfa Intersection and its infrastructure service utilities, in addition to the construction of new service roads.
Amir sends cable of congratulations to Montenegro leader
His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani and His Highness the Deputy Amir Sheikh Abdullah bin Hamad al-Thani yesterday sent cables of congratulations to President Milo Dukanovic of Montenegro on the occasion of his country’s Statehood Day.
Boris Johnson has urged the public in England to wear masks in shops as “extra insurance” against the coronavirus, and hinted the government could be poised to make them mandatory.
Actor Depp concludes evidence in libel trial
Movie star Johnny Depp yesterday concluded giving evidence in his libel action against the Sun newspaper after five days in the witness box, again rejecting accusations he had hit his ex-wife Amber Heard and accusing her of using violence against him.
Iran’s supreme leader yesterday called the resurgence of the novel coronavirus in the country “truly tragic” and urged all citizens to help stem what has been the region’s deadliest outbreak.
Mali PM pledges to quickly form an ‘open’ government
Malian Prime Minister Boubou Cisse yesterday vowed to rapidly form a government “open to facing the challenges of the day”, adding that the death toll of the country’s worst civil unrest in years had risen to four.
Turkey moving forward to broaden its Islamic finance base
The Covid-19 pandemic has led to a situation in Turkey which prompted economists and financial experts to think about the establishment of an alternative economic order to avoid the fragility of debt- and interest-based economic systems and one which would be more effective to react to such crises.
A space odyssey: Britain rockets into unknown with OneWeb
Britain is betting that satellite operator OneWeb will help it boldly go into a post-Brexit era.
But it faces formidable challenges to complete a working constellation and rebuild a collapsed venture that has proved a money pit for investors.
The situation resulting from novel coronavirus pandemic has affected people across the world. There are however, some who have been doing everything in their power to help those less fortunate.
Gary Semel’s hands trembled in anticipation of the moment he had waited for four months.
Finally, he could kneel down in front of Cinderella Castle at Walt Disney World to propose to his girlfriend of two years, Tia Lovett, 50.
The second Aspire Lake Festival took spectators through half-hour ‘magical journey,’ featuring more than 40 artists and experts with a showcase of theatrical performances and fireworks displays at Aspire Park.
Newly opened Orbital Highway Phase-I, Qatar
Almost two-third of the ambitious Orbital Highway and Truck Route linking the newly constructed Hamad Port in Mesaieed with the Ras Laffan Industrial City on the northern side is ready now.