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70th anniversary of People’s Republic of China celebrated

70th anniversary of People’s Republic of China celebrated

The Chinese embassy in Doha hosted on Saturday a grand celebration of the 70th anniversary of the foundation of the People's Republic of China in the presence of dignitaries, guests and Chinese community members ...

Thirty people die in two mass shootings in Texas and Ohio

Thirty people die in two mass shootings in Texas and Ohio

Thirty people died and dozens were wounded in two mass shootings within just 13 hours of each other in the United States, shocking the country and prompting calls from some politicians for tighter gun control.

Russia detains more than 1,000 people in opposition crackdown

Russia detains more than 1,000 people in opposition crackdown

Russian police rounded up more than 1,000 people in Moscow on Saturday in one of the biggest crackdowns of recent years against an increasingly defiant opposition decrying President Vladimir Putin ...

17 people killed in Ethiopia during unrest over Sidama autonomy

17 people killed in Ethiopia during unrest over Sidama autonomy

At least 17 people have been killed in clashes between Ethiopian security forces and activists seeking a new autonomous region for their Sidama ethnic group ...

Al Thuraya Planetarium draws people of all ages

Al Thuraya Planetarium draws people of all ages

Katara – the Cultural Village’s Al Thuraya Planetarium, described as the first astronomical dome in Qatar, has been attracting people of all ages to discover the outer space through a variety of documentaries...

'Grave violations rising against Syrian people'

'Grave violations rising against Syrian people'

Qatar has affirmed that serious violations of human rights and crimes committed against the Syrian people for nine years, both by the Syrian regime and its allies or by terrorist groups ...

QC relief projects in 2018 benefited 13mn people worldwide

QC relief projects in 2018 benefited 13mn people worldwide

The number of beneficiaries of Qatar Charity’s (QC) relief projects, implemented in 2018, reached nearly 13mn, across a number of countries, it was announced on Tuesday.

At least 400 people left homeless by Etna volcano earthquake

At least 400 people left homeless by Etna volcano earthquake

At least 400 people have been left homeless by the 4.8-magnitude earthquake that struck towns near the Mount Etna volcano, Italy's Civil Protection Agency said Thursday.

11,000 people missing in Germany, thousands of them young refugees

11,000 people missing in Germany, thousands of them young refugees

More than 11,000 people are listed as missing in Germany, including some 7,000 who are under the age of 18, federal law enforcement officials said.

Three migrants die as Greek people-smugglers' van crashes

Three migrants die as Greek people-smugglers' van crashes

Three migrants were killed in a traffic accident involving a people-smugglers' van on Thursday in northern Greece, meaning that, in the past two months, 16 people have been killed in Greece ...

Beyonce, Bollywood, Hillary as India's richest daughter weds

Beyonce, Bollywood, Hillary as India's richest daughter weds

Topping anything in hit film ‘Crazy Rich Asians’, the only daughter of India's richest man ties the knot Wednesday after days of lavish celebrations that included a Beyonce concert in a lakeside palace.

At least 7 people missing after cargo ship sinks off Indonesian coast

At least 7 people missing after cargo ship sinks off Indonesian coast

A search is underway Sunday in central Indonesia for seven missing crew members of a cargo ship that sank in the waters off Sumbawa island.