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QF celebrates the holy month with series of digital Ramadan activities

QF celebrates the holy month with series of digital Ramadan activities

Healthy living, education, scientific knowledge, and the cornerstones of Arab and Islamic culture will all form part of a series of virtual activities organized by Qatar Foundation during Ramadan.
4/10/2021 2:35:39 PM
India's daily Covid-19 cases rise to record for fifth time this week

India's daily Covid-19 cases rise to record for fifth time this week

India's daily coronavirus cases on Saturday rose by a record for the fifth time this week and deaths surged to the highest in more than five months, with hospitals and crematoriums overflowing in parts of the country.
4/10/2021 1:21:34 PM
QRCS provides vital medical supplies for Sudanese counterpart

QRCS provides vital medical supplies for Sudanese counterpart

Ali bin Hassan Al-Hammadi, Secretary-General of Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS), is visiting Sudan to sign an agreement to support the ambulance services of the Sudanese Red Crescent Society (SRCS).
4/10/2021 12:07:19 PM
HMC cautioning about the risk of dehydration and heat-related illnesses

HMC cautioning about the risk of dehydration and heat-related illnesses

Dr. Muayad Kassim Khalid, Senior Consultant at Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) is asking members of the public who will fast during Ramadan to be aware of the warning signs of dehydration, heat exhaustion, and other forms of heat-related illness.
4/10/2021 12:02:18 PM
‘What a life!’ Britain pays tribute to Prince Philip

‘What a life!’ Britain pays tribute to Prince Philip

Gun salutes will be fired across Britain on Saturday to mark the passing of Prince Philip as tributes flooded in for a man who was a pillar of strength for Queen Elizabeth during her 69-year reign.
4/10/2021 11:15:37 AM
Western Australia braces for 'worst case scenario' as cyclone Seroja nears

Western Australia braces for 'worst case scenario' as cyclone Seroja nears

Authorities in Western Australia were urging residents of its Mid West coast to find safe shelter or leave on Saturday as cyclone Seroja barrelled towards a coastal region that is usually too far south to fall in the path of cyclones.
4/10/2021 11:00:49 AM
China hits Alibaba with record $2.78bn for market abuses

China hits Alibaba with record $2.78bn for market abuses

Chinese regulators hit e-commerce giant Alibaba with a record 18.2 billion yuan ($2.78 billion) fine on Saturday over practices deemed to be an abuse of the company's dominant market position.
4/10/2021 9:58:03 AM
Volcano erupts in southern Caribbean, sparking evacuation 'frenzy'

Volcano erupts in southern Caribbean, sparking evacuation 'frenzy'

La Soufriere volcano on the eastern Caribbean island of St. Vincent erupted on Friday after decades of inactivity, sending dark plumes of ash and smoke billowing into the sky and forcing thousands from surrounding villages to evacuate.
4/10/2021 9:17:32 AM
Virus lockdowns around the world as vaccine efforts stumble

Virus lockdowns around the world as vaccine efforts stumble

Fresh lockdowns and curfews were imposed on tens of millions of people from India to Argentina on Saturday, as Covid-19 infections surged again and vaccine roll-outs were hampered by shortages and scares over side effects.
4/10/2021 8:40:35 AM
Biden creates panel to study Supreme Court expansion

Biden creates panel to study Supreme Court expansion

US President Joe Biden has ordered the creation of a bipartisan commission to study potential reforms to the Supreme Court, including whether to expand the number of justices, a key goal of progressive Democrats.
4/10/2021 1:18:19 AM
Caribbean island on volcano eruption alert

Caribbean island on volcano eruption alert

The threat of a volcanic eruption has triggered evacuation orders on the eastern Caribbean island of Saint Vincent and the deployment of several cruise ships to house thousands forced to leave their homes.
4/10/2021 1:16:27 AM
New vaccine probe worsens Europe’s Covid-19 troubles

New vaccine probe worsens Europe’s Covid-19 troubles

Europe’s stuttering coronavirus (Covid-19) vaccine rollout faced multiple hurdles yesterday as EU regulators said they were reviewing side effects of the Johnson & Johnson shot and France further limited its use of the AstraZeneca jab.
4/10/2021 1:14:08 AM
Tunisian president holds talks with Sisi in Cairo

Tunisian president holds talks with Sisi in Cairo

A handout picture provided by the Tunisian Presidency Facebook page yesterday shows Tunisian President Kais Saied meeting with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi in Cairo.
4/10/2021 1:10:46 AM
Egyptologists uncover ‘lost golden city’ buried under the sands

Egyptologists uncover ‘lost golden city’ buried under the sands

Archaeologists have uncovered the remains of an ancient city in the desert outside Luxor that they say is the “largest” ever found in Egypt and dates back to a golden age of the pharaohs 3,000 years ago.
4/10/2021 1:08:21 AM
Parties to Iran nuclear talks see progress despite sanctions clash

Parties to Iran nuclear talks see progress despite sanctions clash

Talks to bring Iran and the United States fully back into the 2015 nuclear deal are making progress, delegates said yesterday, but Iranian officials indicated disagreement with Washington over which sanctions it must lift.
4/10/2021 1:06:17 AM
Philip: proud father despite gruff exterior

Philip: proud father despite gruff exterior

Of the many sacrifices the Duke of Edinburgh had to make in marrying, one truly angered him. As he once put it: “I am the only man in the country not allowed to give his name to his children.”
4/10/2021 12:58:43 AM
Britain mourns Prince Philip

Britain mourns Prince Philip

Prince Philip, the longest serving royal consort in British history who was a constant presence at Queen Elizabeth II’s side for decades, died yesterday aged 99, Buckingham Palace announced.
4/10/2021 12:53:26 AM
New cyclone barrels toward disaster-struck Indonesia

New cyclone barrels toward disaster-struck Indonesia

A new cyclone was barrelling toward Indonesia and threatened to spark more floods and landslides, authorities warned yesterday, as the archipelago reeled from a storm that killed more than 200 people, including victims in neighbouring East Timor.
4/10/2021 12:39:13 AM
India’s Covid-19 infections, deaths surge as migrants start to flee cities

India’s Covid-19 infections, deaths surge as migrants start to flee cities

India reported another record number of new Covid-19 infections yesterday and daily deaths hit their highest in more than five months, as it battles a second wave of infections and states complain of a persistent vaccine shortage.
4/10/2021 12:33:42 AM
QU institute accomplishes over 100 research projects

QU institute accomplishes over 100 research projects

Since its establishment in 2008, Qatar University’s (QU) Social and Economic Survey Research Institute (SESRI) has completed over 100 high quality research projects on various issues that fall within the scope of the institute’s competence, as well as within the national priorities for scientific re
4/10/2021 12:32:16 AM
How to stop the poverty pandemic

How to stop the poverty pandemic

Globally, extreme poverty is increasing for the first time in 20 years. Although some poor countries are now receiving Covid-19 vaccines, the pandemic is set to drive nearly 150mn people into extreme poverty by the end of 2021, reversing decades of progress.
4/10/2021 12:16:47 AM
A taxing question for multinationals leaves stocks unscathed

A taxing question for multinationals leaves stocks unscathed

A global minimum corporate tax rate could deal a major blow to the multinationals which some governments allege shift billions of dollars in profits every year to low-tax havens, as well as triggering a fundamental reassessment of corporate earnings.
4/10/2021 12:15:29 AM
Myanmar military refuses entry to UN special envoy

Myanmar military refuses entry to UN special envoy

Myanmar’s junta refused yesterday to let a UN envoy visit the country, despite mounting international efforts for a diplomatic solution to the post-coup crisis.
4/10/2021 12:12:18 AM
Union braced for Bayern backlash

Union braced for Bayern backlash

Union Berlin are steeling themselves for a challenging trip to Bayern Munich in the Bundesliga today as the European champions look to shake off their midweek defeat by Paris Saint-Germain.
4/10/2021 12:04:44 AM
Guardiola overwhelmed by Bielsa’s ‘magical man’ tribute

Guardiola overwhelmed by Bielsa’s ‘magical man’ tribute

Pep Guardiola said he was “overwhelmed” to be described by Marcelo Bielsa as “magical” ahead of Manchester City’s clash with Leeds today.
4/9/2021 11:59:25 PM
Mbappe ‘focused’ on PSG amid Real Madrid rumours: coach Pochettino

Mbappe ‘focused’ on PSG amid Real Madrid rumours: coach Pochettino

Kylian Mbappe is not distracted by rumours of a possible move to Real Madrid, Paris Saint-Germain coach Mauricio Pochettino insisted yesterday.
4/9/2021 11:57:55 PM
Klopp’s Liverpool seek to avenge Aston Villa mauling

Klopp’s Liverpool seek to avenge Aston Villa mauling

Jurgen Klopp has told Liverpool to “put things right” when they welcome Aston Villa to Anfield today following their 7-2 mauling at the hands of Dean Smith’s men earlier this season.
4/9/2021 11:55:59 PM
Eight of 12 Euro 2020 host cities confirm matches with spectators

Eight of 12 Euro 2020 host cities confirm matches with spectators

Eight of the 12 host cities for this year’s delayed European Championship have said they will allow spectators at matches based on projections of an improving Covid-19 situation, UEFA said yesterday, but the remaining four risk being dropped as hosts altogether.
4/9/2021 11:53:42 PM
Milan desperate to cling on to title race

Milan desperate to cling on to title race

AC Milan travel to relegation-threatened Parma desperate to cling onto second place in Serie A this weekend and stay on course for the Champions League as city rivals Inter can tighten their grip on top spot against lowly Cagliari.
4/9/2021 11:50:55 PM
Man United ease to victory, Arsenal held by Slavia

Man United ease to victory, Arsenal held by Slavia

Manchester United defeated Spanish club Granada 2-0 in the first leg of their Europa League quarter-final tie in Spain on Thursday night, while Arsenal conceded a stoppage-time equaliser in a 1-1 draw at home to Czech champions Slavia Prague.
4/9/2021 11:49:13 PM
Jakobsen to return in Turkey, eight months after horror crash

Jakobsen to return in Turkey, eight months after horror crash

Dutch rider Fabio Jakobsen will return to the peloton at the eighth-stage Tour of Turkey this weekend, eight months after suffering horrific injuries in a crash in Poland.
4/9/2021 11:44:06 PM
Mayor Khan reveals IPL ambition for London

Mayor Khan reveals IPL ambition for London

London Mayor Sadiq Khan wants to bring the glitzy Indian Premier League to the British capital as he seeks to establish the city as the “undisputed sporting capital” of the world.
4/9/2021 11:42:04 PM