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Qatar to launch second phase of Gaza relief project: official

Qatar to launch second phase of Gaza relief project: official

The Qatar National Committee for the Reconstruction of Gaza will embark on the second phase of emergency humanitarian relief programme for the residents of the Gaza Strip after the Eid al-Fitr holiday, a senior official said Monday.

Tube officers threaten strike over new shifts

Tube officers threaten strike over new shifts

Police community support officers on the Tube have threatened strike action over a new 1am finishing time.

Aid workers in famine-hit South Sudan should not pay $10,000 to help: UN

Aid workers in famine-hit South Sudan should not pay $10,000 to help: UN

Aid workers in South Sudan should be exempt from a 100-fold hike in work permit fees so they can respond to famine in the country, the United Nations said as humanitarian agencies struggle to reach those in need amid fighting and looting.

Tonga’s Rio flag-bearer aims for 2018 Winter Games

Tonga’s Rio flag-bearer aims for 2018 Winter Games

Pita Taufatofua, the sculpted taekwondo fighter who caused a sensation when he carried Tonga’s flag at the Rio Olympics earlier this year, has announced plans to go to the 2018 Winter Games as a cross-country skier.

At least 8 killed as car bomb hits Mogadishu market

At least 8 killed as car bomb hits Mogadishu market

A car bomb exploded near a busy market in Somalia's capital Mogadishu on Saturday killing at least eight people, police said, as medical sources warned the toll could be far higher.

Commercial Bank Qatar Masters 2017 returns for a landmark 20th edition

Commercial Bank Qatar Masters 2017 returns for a landmark 20th edition

Organisers of the Commercial Bank Qatar Masters have confirmed that the milestone 20th edition of the prestigious European Tour event will be held from 26th to 29th January 2017 at the Doha Golf Club, featuring some of the world’s most exciting and successful players.