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Stricken Iranian oil tanker drifts into Japan's economic zone

Stricken Iranian oil tanker drifts into Japan's economic zone

A stricken Iranian oil tanker drifted into Japan's exclusive economic zone (EEZ) on Wednesday afternoon, a spokesman for Japan's Coast Guard told Reuters on Friday, as strong winds pushed the burning ship away from the Chinese coast.

CRA launches public consultation

CRA launches public consultation

The Communications Regulatory Authority (CRA) has launched a public consultation with revisions to the class licence for the provision of public telecommunication services on-board aircraft. Interested stakeholders have until December 10, to comment on the proposed changes published on the CRA websi

Anniversary of Sidra day surgery marked

Anniversary of Sidra day surgery marked

Sidra Medicine (Sidra), a member of the Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development and Qatar’s new hospital for children, young people, and women, has marked the first anniversary of its Paediatric Day Surgery Clinic, a central part of a growing list of world-class services of

Modi sees scope for more energy reforms after meeting oil chiefs

Modi sees scope for more energy reforms after meeting oil chiefs

India’s prime minister sees scope for further reform of the country’s energy sector and has received “focused suggestions” from some of the world’s leading energy companies, the office of the premier said yesterday.

Mazda offers ‘Freedom to Choose’ for ’17 models

Mazda offers ‘Freedom to Choose’ for ’17 models

National Car Company, sole agent for Mazda in Qatar, has announced a special offer promotion with the theme “Freedom to Choose” for Mazda 2017 range of sedans and SUVs wherein customers get attractive “Cash Back” on all models.

QIMC reports 16.6% increase in H1 profit to QR113.43mn

QIMC reports 16.6% increase in H1 profit to QR113.43mn

Qatar Industrial Manufacturing Company (QIMC) has reported a 16.6% year-on-year increase in net profit to QR113.43mn in the first six months of this year.

British PM calls for early general election on June 8

British PM calls for early general election on June 8

British Prime Minister Theresa May called Tuesday for an early general election on June 8 in a surprise announcement as Britain prepares for delicate negotiations on leaving the European Union.

Cubs rough up Davies in 7-4 win over Brewers

Cubs rough up Davies in 7-4 win over Brewers

The Milwaukee Brewers have had quite enough of the Chicago Cubs for the time being.

FM meets UN envoy for Syria

FM meets UN envoy for Syria

Qatar’s Minister of Foreign Affairs HE Sheikh Mohamed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani met in Marrakesh yesterday with the UN special envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura.

Police charge captain over deadly Myanmar ferry sinking

Police charge captain over deadly Myanmar ferry sinking

Myanmar police said Tuesday they have brought charges punishable by a long jail term against the captain of an overloaded river ferry that sank last month, killing dozens of people.

Massive crowds sing tribute to late Thai king

Massive crowds sing tribute to late Thai king

Tens of thousands of black-clad Thais converged on Bangkok’s Grand Palace yesterday to sing the royal anthem in a striking display of devotion to the recently deceased King Bhumibol Adulyadej.

Toyota unveils robot baby to tug at maternal instinct

Toyota unveils robot baby to tug at maternal instinct

Toyota Motor Corp on Monday unveiled a doe-eyed palm-sized robot, dubbed Kirobo Mini, designed as a synthetic baby companion in Japan, where plummeting birth rates have left many women childless.