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Al Ahli Hospital shines spotlight on importance of hand-washing

Al Ahli Hospital, in celebration of the International Hand Hygiene Day, has held a special event to remind staff, physicians and patients about their role in patient safety. One of the activities involves the use of Glo Germ, which is a neon gel that one put on his/her hands before washing them. 12:40:58 AM
Strong winds expected Strong winds are again expected in some places during the daytime, the Qatar Met department has said in its forecast for today. Offshore areas, too, are likely to see windy conditions and high seas. 12:39:33 AM
‘Enjoy home Internet’ for free with Vodafone Vodafone Qatar has launched a limited-time offer that allows customers to be among the first in the world to connect their homes to 5G. With this, customers can now “GigaPower their homes for free” with Vodafone GigaHome 5G. 12:37:51 AM

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Pakistan reopens air space

Pakistan reopened its airspace to international civil aviation yesterday after months of restrictions imposed because of clashes with India, which forced long detours that cost airlines millions of dollars. 01:11:26 AM
One survivor, nine bodies pulled out of mine Pakistani authorities said yesterday that they had rescued one miner who survived two days trapped in a coal mine after a fire that killed nine others in central Pakistan. 01:08:15 AM
10 dead, many trapped in Mumbai building crash At least 10 people, including three women, were killed as an old, four-storyed residential building collapsed in south Mumbai while eight injured were rescued from the debris, BMC disaster control officials said here. 01:02:29 AM

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Civilian was ‘tortured’ to death: Sudanese doctors

Paramilitary men beat and tortured to death a civilian in Sudan’s war-torn Darfur region, a doctors committee linked to the country’s protest movement said yesterday. 12:40:55 AM
Palestinians protest Lebanon crackdown on unlicensed foreign workers A couple of hundred Palestinian refugees yesterday protested in the streets of Beirut against Lebanon’s labour ministry cracking down on businesses employing foreign workers without a permit. 12:37:48 AM
Palestinians protest Lebanon crackdown on unlicensed foreign workers A couple of hundred Palestinian refugees protested Tuesday in the streets of Beirut against Lebanon's labour ministry cracking down on businesses employing foreign workers without a permit. 08:08:24 PM

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Business
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Commercial Bank Group’s half yearly net profit rises 9.2% to QR934mn

Commercial Bank Group posted a net profit of QR934mn in the first half of this year, up 9.2% on H1, 2018. The premier Qatari bank’s total assets stood at QR141.3bn in H1, up 1% on the same period last year. 12:27:45 AM
Turkey says EU funding cuts will not affect its drilling off Cyprus EU suspends air accord negotiations, cuts pre-accession funding; Turkish foreign minister says no need to take EU seriously; three Turkish ships off Cyprus, a fourth to join them 12:25:56 AM
Beijing rebuffs Trump claims over economic slowdown, trade deal China yesterday rebuffed a suggestion from US President Donald Trump that Beijing needs a trade deal with the United States because its economy is slowing, saying this was “totally misleading” and that both countries wanted an agreement. 12:22:27 AM

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Belmadi ends years of turbulence to lead Algeria into final

Belmadi has managed to bring out the best in a talented squad 10:58:11 PM
Coach Xavi oversees Sadd’s first training session in Spain Qatari international players join the team for the training session after a break 10:54:56 PM
Qatar to host 24th edition of Gulf Cup from November 27 to December 9 The 24th edition of the Gulf Cup will be held from November 27 to December 9 in Qatar. The decision was taken during a meeting of the Executive Committee of the Arab Gulf Cup Football Federation (AGCFF) yesterday. 10:52:46 PM

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Digital inclusion: driving equal access for all

Huawei has released its 2018 Sustainability Report, publishing the report for the 11th year in a row. 11:53:42 PM
Alpine resorts grapple with climate change The prospect of searing heatwaves driving holidaymakers to cool mountains and children asking grandparents about their memories of snow is focusing minds in Alpine ski resorts on the implications of climate change. 11:50:50 PM
Cartoon corner International Justice Day 10:06:24 PM

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Young Sri Lankan expat campaigns for climate change in Qatar

Gradual degradation of the environment is perhaps the only issue that threatens the planet earth and every individual needs to be responsible to mitigate its adverse effects. 09:49:10 PM
Doha — Brightly lit at night Amidst the tall structures that stand there as an ant. Hair flying in the air, wind on your face, such a gorgeous view. 09:45:56 PM
Driving diversity: Breaking sterotypes First female chauffeur from Nepal talks to Usha Wagle Gautam about her hardships in life and taking people places in Doha 09:43:32 PM

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The second Aspire Lake Festival

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. 07:42:17 PM
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. 04:28:14 PM
The Khalifa International Stadium The Khalifa International Stadium, which is hosting the Emir Cup final on Friday, will give spectators a new experience ... 12:08:25 PM

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