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Biden could name top staff as Trump pursues tenuous fight to keep power

Biden could name top staff as Trump pursues tenuous fight to keep power

President-elect Joe Biden will focus on shaping his core White House team on Tuesday while outgoing President Donald Trump presses on with his increasingly tenuous legal fight to reverse his loss in the US election.

At least 70 feared trapped in India building collapse: police

At least 70 feared trapped in India building collapse: police

At least 70 people were feared trapped after a five-storey apartment building collapsed late Monday in western India, police said.

Three dead after aircraft crashes into German residential building

Three dead after aircraft crashes into German residential building

Three people died on Saturday when an ultralight aircraft crashed into a residential building in north-western Germany, a spokesman for the police said.

Qatar sees three-digit growth in building permits issued

Qatar sees three-digit growth in building permits issued

Qatar saw a substantial three-digit growth in the building permits issued in four of its seven municipalities; indicating solid outlook for the construction sector in particular and non-hydrocarbons ...

New Indonesian embassy building in Doha inaugurated

New Indonesian embassy building in Doha inaugurated

Indonesian ambassador Mohamed Basri Sidehabi has inaugurated the new embassy building at Onaizah Area in Doha on Sunday.

New e-system to apply for building permits to boost Qatar's construction sector: Ezdan

New e-system to apply for building permits to boost Qatar's construction sector: Ezdan

The new e-system to apply for building permits among other reforms to be introduced by the Ministry of Municipality and Environment will benefit the country’s construction sector, Ezdan Real Estate said in a report.

Qatar attaches great importance to building comprehensive state

Qatar attaches great importance to building comprehensive state

HE the Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Sultan bin Saad al-Muraikhi has said that Qatar pays great attention to building a comprehensive state by working hard ...

World Incubation Summit 2019 in Doha aims building 'innovative ecosystems'

World Incubation Summit 2019 in Doha aims building 'innovative ecosystems'

More than 250 business incubators, accelerators, program managers, experts from innovation companies and government innovation agencies, from over 40 countries are looking forward to innovative collaborations ...

Many people, including schoolchildren, feared trapped in Nigerian building collapse

Many people, including schoolchildren, feared trapped in Nigerian building collapse

Many people including children were feared trapped on Wednesday after a building containing a school collapsed in Nigeria's commercial capital Lagos, an emergency agency spokesman said, as rescue efforts began.

Christmas dashed for residents of Sydney 'cracking' tower

Christmas dashed for residents of Sydney 'cracking' tower

Some residents of a recently completed Sydney high-rise apartment block were Tuesday spending their Christmas in makeshift camps, after they were evacuated by authorities ...

Doha Forum tackles today's challenges; ends with call for building trust and hope

Doha Forum tackles today's challenges; ends with call for building trust and hope

The 2018 Doha Forum, held under the patronage of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani, ended on Sunday after two days of thought-provoking discussions around the world’s most pressing challenges.

Gunmen storm Iraqi Kurdish governor's office, one killed

Gunmen storm Iraqi Kurdish governor's office, one killed

Initial reports said two gunmen had stormed the building in Erbil in the early morning and had shot and wounded a policeman.