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Grammy-nominated US rapper Nipsey Hussle shot dead

Grammy-nominated US rapper Nipsey Hussle shot dead

Grammy-nominated rapper Nipsey Hussle was shot dead in the US city of Los Angeles Sunday, sparking an outpouring of grief from fellow celebrities as the city's mayor blamed ‘senseless gun violence.’

North Korea calls Madrid embassy raid a 'grave terrorist attack'

North Korea calls Madrid embassy raid a 'grave terrorist attack'

North Korea on Sunday described the February raid on its embassy in Madrid by a dissident group as a ‘grave terrorist attack’ and urged an investigation into the perpetrators.

Chief of Staff attends US ceremony

Chief of Staff attends US ceremony

HE the Chief of Staff of the Qatari Armed Forces, Lieutenant General (Pilot) Ghanem bin Shaheen al-Ghanem, has represented Qatar in the ceremony held in Tampa

Trump threatens to shut Mexico border, again

Trump threatens to shut Mexico border, again

President Donald Trump on Thursday again threatened to seal the US-Mexican border, claiming in a tweet that America's southern neighbor is allowing illegal immigrants to cross unhindered.

In US, first kidney transplant from living donor with HIV

In US, first kidney transplant from living donor with HIV

The kidney of a 35-year-old HIV-positive woman has been transplanted into another patient with the AIDS virus, US surgeons announced Thursday, in a major medical breakthrough.

Trump signs first veto to secure funding for border wall

Trump signs first veto to secure funding for border wall

Donald Trump signed the first veto of his presidency Friday, overriding congressional opposition to secure emergency funds to build more walls on the US-Mexico border.

Qatar, US sign MoU on co-operation in labour reform

Qatar, US sign MoU on co-operation in labour reform

Qatar and the US have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for technical co-operation and support of the ongoing labour reform programme in Qatar, especially in the areas of labour inspection and the domestic employment law.

Boeing black boxes flown to France as jets grounded worldwide

Boeing black boxes flown to France as jets grounded worldwide

The black box flight recorders from the Boeing 737 MAX aircraft that crashed in Ethiopia were flown to France Thursday for analysis as the ban on the model went worldwide ...

US, Taliban make substantial progress in marathon talks

US, Taliban make substantial progress in marathon talks

The United States and the Taliban made substantial progress in their latest round of peace talks from February 25 to March 12, 2019 in Qatar. The last round of peace talks took place from January 21 to 26.

Britain leads airspace bans on Boeing 737 MAX jets after Ethiopia crash

Britain leads airspace bans on Boeing 737 MAX jets after Ethiopia crash

Britain on Tuesday joined four other countries in banning Boeing 737 MAX planes from their airspace as a growing number of airlines around the world grounded the jets following a second deadly accident ...

Germany to consult US over Huawei security fears: Merkel

Germany to consult US over Huawei security fears: Merkel

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Tuesday Berlin would consult Washington over using technology made by China's Huawei in future mobile phone networks ...

US, Qatar teams laud robust bilateral relations

US, Qatar teams laud robust bilateral relations

Qatar and the US continue to share strong and growing relations in many sectors, especially in the fields of energy, defence and education, a round table discussion attended by US and Qatar participants has agreed.