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ATV-related injuries on the rise: HMC report

ATV-related injuries on the rise: HMC report

The number of children and females getting injured while using all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) is on the rise, a new report released by the Hamad Trauma Centre’s Hamad Injury Prevention Programme (HIPP) indicates.

US, Canada track Santa’s progress

US, Canada track Santa’s progress

It’s the question every good little girl and boy asks on Christmas Eve: When is Santa coming?

Business opportunities prevail between Qatar and Sri Lanka

Business opportunities prevail between Qatar and Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka has enjoyed close ties with Qatar, with over 120,000 Sri Lankans making up for close to 2.68mn population of Qatar.

Myanmar forces may be guilty of genocide: UN

Myanmar forces may be guilty of genocide: UN

Myanmar’s security forces may be guilty of genocide against the Rohingya Muslim minority, the United Nations’ top human rights official said yesterday, adding that more were fleeing despite an agreement between Myanmar and Bangladesh to send them home.

Air stikes hit US-backed militia in Syria's Deir al-Zor

Air stikes hit US-backed militia in Syria's Deir al-Zor

Syrian government or Russian air strikes targeted US-backed Syrian militias in Deir al-Zor province at dawn on Saturday, a militia official told Reuters.

Worlds apart, shared passion: Mariam, Emma tackle perceptions, challenges

Worlds apart, shared passion: Mariam, Emma tackle perceptions, challenges

A little over forty-eight hours before stepping out onto Doha’s Qatar Sports Club track, two remarkable athletes from different corners of the earth came together for a frank and open discussion that explores the challenges and cultural perceptions surrounding Arab female sports participation.

Banks seen saving $2bn in Thailand e-payment roll out

Banks seen saving $2bn in Thailand e-payment roll out

Thailand is due to roll out a national digital-payment system that levies much smaller transaction fees than the nation’s banks. Yet lenders expect the network to help rather than hinder them financially.

Huge crowds cheer Japanese emperor on 83rd birthday

Huge crowds cheer Japanese emperor on 83rd birthday

The biggest crowds of his nearly three-decade reign thronged Japan's Imperial Palace on Friday to celebrate Emperor Akihito's 83rd birthday on what could be his last such appearance after expressing his desire to abdicate.

Infrastructure investment to support Qatar’s overall growth till 2019, says S&P

Infrastructure investment to support Qatar’s overall growth till 2019, says S&P

Qatar’s real (inflation-adjusted) per capita economic growth trend, is “strongly negative”; even as huge infrastructure investment will support the overall growth over 2016-2019, ....

Apple tax decision not against US: Juncker

Apple tax decision not against US: Juncker

European authorities’ decision to slap Apple with a huge bill for back taxes was not a decision “against the United States”, European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker said yesterday as world leaders gathered in China for a major economic summit.

Over 100 attacks on albinos since 2014 in Mozambique: UN

Over 100 attacks on albinos since 2014 in Mozambique: UN

Albinos in Mozambique have suffered more than 100 attacks since 2014, a UN expert said yesterday, with hunters targeting them for everything from their toes to their faeces.

Tariq Tafu to perform at PMG’s cultural event

Tariq Tafu to perform at PMG’s cultural event

A plethora of talented singers and musicians from different South Asian countries alongside popular Pakistani folk singer Tariq Tafu are all set to wow the local audience at a musical extravaganza.