Poland's prime minister said on Friday that ‘red zone’ measures including the partial closure of primary schools and restaurants would be adopted nationwide in the face of a record spike in coronavirus infections.
Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis said on Friday he would dismiss the nation's health minister unless the minister resigned for holding a meeting in a restaurant closed under government measures to fight the coronavirus pandemic.
The United States has imposed sanctions on two officials from the Lebanese group Hezbollah, the US Treasury Department said, including one who served as a senior military commander in the south of the country.
South Korea's forensic agency has found no links between a teenage boy's death and a flu shot he had taken, the Yonhap news agency reported, as 11 more people linked to the vaccination programme died, taking the toll to 36.
Australia will slightly lift the cap on the number of citizens and permanent residents allowed to return each week, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Friday, as local Covid-19 cases slow to single digits.
Muhammad Ikram, 32, takes aim, flexes his neck and strikes with his chin, sending the cue ball across the table and sinking his shot in a corner pocket. Born without arms, Ikram has nevertheless mastered the game of snooker.
US President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden offered sharply contrasting views on the still-raging coronavirus pandemic at Thursday's final presidential debate, seeking to persuade the few remaining undecided voters 12 days before their Nov. 3 contest.
France extended curfews to around two thirds of its population on Thursday and Belgium's foreign minister was taken into intensive care with Covid-19, as the second wave of the pandemic surged across Europe.
Veteran Afghan politician and Hizb-e-Islami’s leader Gulbuddin Hekmatyar said Pakistan should facilitate Afghan investors and businessmen to enable them to bring their investment to Pakistan from the rest of the countries.
A webinar organised by the Palestine Student Club at Northwestern University in Qatar (NU-Q) on ‘The Future of the Question of Palestine’ included analyses and critical insights from Yara Hawari, senior Palestine policy fellow at Al-Shabaka – The Palestinian Policy Network, and Tariq Dana, assistant
The Aligarh Muslim University Alumni Association Qatar (AMUAAQ), an associate organisation of the Indian Community Benevolent Forum (ICBF) under the aegis of the embassy of India in Qatar, recently celebrated the 203rd birth anniversary of Sir Syed Ahmad Khan, founder of Aligarh Muslim University
The Science India Forum Qatar (SIFQ) in association with SIF GCC chapters recently celebrated the 89th birth anniversary of Dr A P J Abdul Kalam, former president of India and well-known scientist. The online celebration was well attended by eminent dignitaries, scientists, patrons and academicians.
There has been quite a lot of controversy about the presidential debates and the competing town halls between President Donald Trump and Joe Biden over whether they have been conducted on a level playing field.
Her Highness Sheikha Moza bint Nasser, Chairperson of Education Above All Foundation (EAA) and UN Sustainable Development Goals Advocate, on Thursday called for cross-sector collaboration to ensure equity in digital learning for children across the globe, especially those marginalised.