The University of Aberdeen in Qatar (UA-Q), the only branch campus of the university outside the UK, will start its undergraduate programmes from this September, an official of the university has told Gulf Times.
Qatar’s hospitality sector still commands “a very solid occupancy” despite some challenges in 2016, Rotana chief operating officer Guy Hutchinson has said.
A diet of corn is turning wild hamsters in northeastern France into deranged cannibals that devour their offspring, alarmed researchers have reported.
Indonesian miners may export up to 5.2mn tonnes of nickel ore a year under the country’s new rules, the mining minister said yesterday, only a fraction of its shipments when it was once a top global supplier of the stainless steel material.
State-owned Chinese chemicals group ChemChina is ready to offer more concessions to win European Union antitrust approval for its $43bn bid for Swiss pesticide and seed group Syngenta, a source with direct knowledge of the process said.
Typhoon Sarika lashed the main Philippine island of Luzon on Sunday, ripping off roofs, toppling power pylons and forcing more than 12,000 people to flee to safer ground, officials said.
Gunmen raided the house of a US aid worker in central Niger overnight, killing his two guards before driving him off across the desert towards Mali, the mayor of the town said on Saturday.