Qatar participated in the opening session of the second United Nations High-Level Conference on South-South Co-operation, which began its work in Buenos Aires on Wednesday, and continues until March 22.
Ooredoo opens online pre-order of Apple Watch Series 4
Ooredoo customers can pre-order the Apple Watch Series 4 from today at ooredoo.qa and Ooredoo eShop and the product will be available in Ooredoo shops from April first week. “Apple Watch Series 4 has been beautifully redesigned with breakthrough communication
MME signs agreements for agriculture projects
The Ministry of Municipality and Environment (MME) signed agreements with a number of national companies to implement projects in the field of agriculture, fisheries and livestock for owners of Qatari farms.
Residents of two Houston-area cities were yesterday told to stay indoors and schools in six communities were closed due to air pollution after a petrochemical plant fire. The three-day blaze at Mitsui unit Intercontinental Terminals Co (ITC) in Deer Park, Texas
Floodwaters keep rising in storm-ravaged Midwest
As icy, lethal floodwaters fed by rains and melting snow recede in Nebraska and Iowa, leaving destroyed homes, drowned cattle and swamped farmland, Midwest states downstream were yesterday setting up for a relentless surge of the Missouri River.
Nearly 80 people died when an overloaded ferry carrying families on an outing sank in the Tigris river in Mosul in northern Iraq, medical sources told Reuters yesterday. Most of the casualties on the ferry were women and children who could not swim, said the head of Mosul’s Civil Defence Authority
Battle for last IS enclave edges towards its end
The operation to take Islamic State’s last enclave in eastern Syria looked close to an end yesterday, with no sign of clashes as US-backed fighters said they were combing the area for hidden militants.
The Bank of England said more companies are triggering plans for a no-deal Brexit as it kept policy in a holding pattern while the government takes withdrawal talks to the brink. Around two-thirds of firms surveyed by the central bank said they had started implementing contingencies for a disorderly
Turkey extends tax cuts to boost consumption, lira
Turkey took another step to boost consumption and its lira by extending yesterday the deadline for tax cuts on cars and other goods, and raising the withholding tax on some foreign currency deposits.
Bond backlash shows time is running out for Lebanon
The market’s memory is so short when it comes to Lebanon that a few weeks of government inaction all but wiped out a bond rally fuelled by Gulf aid pledges and the end of a nine-month political stalemate.
Tin Srbic topped the Horizontal Bar qualifications at the Artistic Gymnastics Individual Apparatus World Cup at the Aspire Dome yesterday, but the Croat knew it wouldn’t be easier for him in the final.
For people with well-controlled heart disease, living alone isn’t linked with a higher risk of cardiovascular problems, a large study suggests. For five years, researchers tracked more than 32,000 patients from 45 countries. All were living with stable coronary artery disease
The dangerous absurdity of America’s trade wars
Don Quixote fought windmills. US President Donald Trump fights trade deficits. Both battles are absurd, but at least Quixote’s was tinged with idealism. Trump’s is drenched in enraged ignorance.
How Boeing, FAA certified 737 MAX
As Boeing hustled in 2015 to catch up to Airbus and certify its new 737 MAX, Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) managers pushed the agency’s safety engineers to delegate safety assessments to Boeing itself, and to speedily approve the resulting analysis.
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.