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G20 agrees to tackle ocean plastic waste

G20 agrees to tackle ocean plastic waste

Group of 20 environment ministers agreed on Sunday to adopt a new implementation framework for actions to tackle the issue of marine plastic waste on a global scale, the Japanese government said ...

‘Efficient use of GCC air space vital to tackle air traffic congestion’

‘Efficient use of GCC air space vital to tackle air traffic congestion’

Efficient use of GCC air space is a pressing need to tackle air traffic congestion in the region, which is a major challenge for Gulf and Middle Eastern carriers, says IATA regional vice-president ...

Germany holds aviation summit to tackle delays, cancellations

Germany holds aviation summit to tackle delays, cancellations

German Transport Minister Andreas Scheuer is to gather politicians and aviation business figures in a bid to take on some of the industry's woes on Friday.

Actress Emma Watson joins UK film industry to tackle harassment and bullying

Actress Emma Watson joins UK film industry to tackle harassment and bullying

Hollywood actress Emma Watson on Wednesday backed guidelines to tackle harassment and bullying in Britain's film and television industry as sex abuse scandals rip through the working world.

New army chief takes over

New army chief takes over

Sri Lanka’s new army chief Mahesh Senanayake speaks during a press conference after he assumed command in Colombo yesterday. Senanayake is the 22nd commander of the Sri Lankan army.

Qatar will tackle hostile media campaign: FM

Qatar will tackle hostile media campaign: FM

Qatar will address the media campaign targeting it, against the backdrop of the hacking of Qatar News Agency's (QNA) website and attributing false statements ...

British court rules govt failing to tackle air pollution

British court rules govt failing to tackle air pollution

UK government measures to tackle air pollution still don't comply with European Union legislation to improve air quality and meet nitrogen dioxide limits, Britain's High Court ruled on Wednesday.

Still an uphill battle for Nepalese women

Still an uphill battle for Nepalese women

The Nepalese Women Society-Qatar (NWS) marked the International Women’s Day last weekend with a programme at the Grand Qatar Palace hotel.

Leicester coach Ranieri refuses to daydream of title

Leicester coach Ranieri refuses to daydream of title

Claudio Ranieri is still refusing to countenance Leicester City as Premier League title favourites despite seeing his side extend their lead at the top of the table to five points.

Ooredoo invests over $1bn for fibre-to-home and Supernet

Ooredoo invests over $1bn for fibre-to-home and Supernet

Ooredoo has invested more than $1bn for its fibre optic technology and telecommunications infrastructure, including its “ultra-fast” Supernet network in the country, Ooredoo Qatar chief executive officer Waleed al-Sayed has said.

India needs new family planning ideas: expert

India needs new family planning ideas: expert

Eighty-five percent of India’s family planning budget is used to promote and conduct sterilisations on women, the head of a prominent charity said, calling for more funds to be ...

Kerala assembly speaker Karthikeyan dead

Kerala assembly speaker Karthikeyan dead

Kerala Legislative Assembly Speaker G Karthikeyan died of liver cancer yesterday. He was 66.