HE the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Mohamed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani affirmed Qatar's commitment to implementing the main objectives and outputs of the High-Level Global Conference on Youth-Inclusive Peace Processes, which was held virtually from January 19 to 21.
Qatar signs power deal with Gaza power firms
HE the Chairman of Qatar Committee for Reconstruction of Gaza Ambassador Mohamed al-Emadi signed an agreement with the Gaza Electricity Generation Company and the Gaza Electricity Distribution Company
Getting to know Lusail Tram
The design of the Lusail Tram vehicles was inspired by Al Mehmel (traditional Qatari sailing) with its front shaped like the bow of a vessel
Washington and Moscow’s top diplomats have agreed to keep working to ease tensions over Ukraine, with the United States promising a written response to Russian security demands and not ruling out a presidential meeting.
US opposes proposals to strengthen the World Health Organisation
The United States, the World Health Organisation (WHO)’s top donor, is resisting proposals to make the agency more independent, four officials involved in the talks said, raising doubts about the Biden administration’s long-term support for the UN agency.
US Supreme Court justices deny rift over mask wearing
The US Supreme Court has issued an unusual joint statement from liberal Justice Sonia Sotomayor and conservative Justice Neil Gorsuch, denying a rift between them over wearing a face mask during oral arguments to protect against the coronavirus (Covid-19).
The coalition killed 14 people in air strikes on Yemen’s rebel-held capital, a medical source said yesterday, after an attack by Houthi insurgents on the United Arab Emirates sent regional tensions soaring.
Federal Reserve officials will signal next week they’ll raise interest rates in March for the first time in more than three years and shrink their balance sheet soon after, economists surveyed by Bloomberg said.
Opener Janneman Malan scored 91 as South Africa chased down a victory target of 288 for a comfortable seven-wicket win over India and an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match series after the second One-Day International at Boland Park yesterday.
India, Pakistan to face-off at the MCG
India and Pakistan will lock horns in a blockbuster T20 World Cup group clash for the second year running after the fixtures for the October-November 2022 tournament in Australia were announced on Friday.
A rebellion against British Prime Minister Boris Johnson by some of his Conservative Party’s newest members of parliament (MPs) quickly collapsed this week — but might just be a foretaste of the trouble ahead.
The case for strategic price policies
With a single commentary in The Guardian (and an unintended assist from New York Times columnist Paul Krugman), economist Isabella Weber of the University of Massachusetts injected clear thinking into a debate that had been suppressed for 40 years.
Has Biden surrendered Ukraine?
After a long, mysterious silence, US President Joe Biden has spoken out about the ever-increasing concentration of Russian troops near the Ukrainian border. He would have been better off keeping quiet, given his astonishing and dangerous message.
A group of Northwestern University in Qatar (NU-Q) faculty members examined the notion of the Global South and its contemporary implications on scholarly research, journalistic practices, teaching and the world at large at an event hosted by the Institute for Advanced Study in the Global South
Focus Qatar launches mental health campaign
Focus International Qatar Region, a youth organisation, has launched a mental health campaign titled 'Don't Lose Hope' . CEO Haris P T inaugurated the event through Focus Qatar YouTube Channel. He said a number of events will be held during the three-month campaign, which runs until April 1.
DPS-MIS hosts debut blogging workshop
DPS-Modern Indian School's Publication Club has conducted the first ever blogging workshop via Zoom. ‘Blogging 101: The Ultimate Guide to Writing Online’, was for the students of Grades VI to X and part of the workshop series called ‘Educate’.
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.