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Qatar Charity launches photography contest

Qatar Charity launches photography contest

Qatar Charity, through its Ghiras magazine, has launched a photography contest to promote positive values. Topics will cover voluntary and humanitarian aspects, community service, environmental preservation, and childhood care.

Trump’s policies could spark global trade war

Trump’s policies could spark global trade war

During his campaign, US president-elect Donald Trump used foreign trade as a lightning rod in his supposed defence of the beleaguered American middle class.

Solar helmet to make summers cooler for Qatar workers

Solar helmet to make summers cooler for Qatar workers

An innovative cooled helmet designed and developed by leading researchers in Qatar has the potential to lower the skin temperature of construction workers by up to 10C, the Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy (SC) announced.

Loss of Qatar oil contract piles pressure on Maersk profits

Loss of Qatar oil contract piles pressure on Maersk profits

Denmark’s AP Moller-Maersk has lost a major oil production contract in Qatar this week, just days after the shipping and oil group said it was considering a break-up due to worsening market conditions, shipping and banking sources say.

Green means clean

Green means clean

When governments plan for sustainable development they need to consider at least two dimensions; human development index and ecological footprint/performance.

Curry gains perspective from daughter Riley

Curry gains perspective from daughter Riley

Because Riley isn’t old enough to understand the scoreboard, Stephen Curry had a tough conversation with his 3-year-old daughter on the car ride home Sunday night.

Murray has ‘best shot’ of winning French Open: McEnroe

Murray has ‘best shot’ of winning French Open: McEnroe

John McEnroe is adamant that Andy Murray has “his best shot ever” to win the French Open. Even allowing for the American’s penchant for theatricality, that is an encouraging endorsement.

Ethical consumers are boring, aren’t they?

Ethical consumers are boring, aren’t they?

I’m on thin ice telling readers that being an ethical consumer makes you irritating, but you can’t argue with science. In a recent study, US researchers offered people various information before buying jeans, but said they could only know two of the following:

'Major fire' at Paris' famed Ritz hotel, no casualties

'Major fire' at Paris' famed Ritz hotel, no casualties

A major fire broke out at the landmark Paris Ritz hotel, which is closed for renovations, the fire service said Tuesday.

US, Japan data on tap for Tokyo investors this week

US, Japan data on tap for Tokyo investors this week

A slew of US and Japanese data to be released in the coming days will be key trading cues for Tokyo investors after both countries’ central banks rolled out fresh policy moves last week.

No dead end for Browns’ Manziel, just a ‘hurdle’

No dead end for Browns’ Manziel, just a ‘hurdle’

Johnny Manziel’s short-lived reign as starting quarterback for the Browns does not signal the end of his career in Cleveland but rather an obstacle for him to overcome....

Qatari firm brightens up Syrian refugees’ lives with solar power

Qatari firm brightens up Syrian refugees’ lives with solar power

Qatar-based renewable energy development firm GreenGulf Inc is to deliver a programme that aims to improve living conditions for Syrian refugees in Jordan...