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Texas court halts execution in high-profile case

Texas court halts execution in high-profile case

A Texas appeals court has suspended the execution of convicted murderer Rodney Reed -- who has long claimed his innocence -- in a case that has attracted widespread public attention ...

Two people dead and 150 homes destroyed in Australian bushfires

Two people dead and 150 homes destroyed in Australian bushfires

Two people have died, five are missing and at least 150 homes have been destroyed as bushfires rage across eastern Australia, authorities said on Saturday.

Police say all 39 people found dead in UK truck were Vietnamese

Police say all 39 people found dead in UK truck were Vietnamese

All 39 bodies found in a refrigerated truck outside London last month have now been identified as citizens of Vietnam, officials said on Thursday.

61,000 people vaccinated against flu: health ministry

61,000 people vaccinated against flu: health ministry

The Ministry of Public Health announced that 61,000 people of different age groups have been vaccinated against seasonal influenza until Monday, within a month since the launch ...

Ministry warns people about Phishing attacks

Ministry warns people about Phishing attacks

The Ministry of Interior (MoI) has urged people to beware of phishing attacks.

70th anniversary of People’s Republic of China celebrated

70th anniversary of People’s Republic of China celebrated

The Chinese embassy in Doha hosted on Saturday a grand celebration of the 70th anniversary of the foundation of the People's Republic of China in the presence of dignitaries, guests and Chinese community members ...

Thirty people die in two mass shootings in Texas and Ohio

Thirty people die in two mass shootings in Texas and Ohio

Thirty people died and dozens were wounded in two mass shootings within just 13 hours of each other in the United States, shocking the country and prompting calls from some politicians for tighter gun control.

Russia detains more than 1,000 people in opposition crackdown

Russia detains more than 1,000 people in opposition crackdown

Russian police rounded up more than 1,000 people in Moscow on Saturday in one of the biggest crackdowns of recent years against an increasingly defiant opposition decrying President Vladimir Putin ...

17 people killed in Ethiopia during unrest over Sidama autonomy

17 people killed in Ethiopia during unrest over Sidama autonomy

At least 17 people have been killed in clashes between Ethiopian security forces and activists seeking a new autonomous region for their Sidama ethnic group ...

Al Thuraya Planetarium draws people of all ages

Al Thuraya Planetarium draws people of all ages

Katara – the Cultural Village’s Al Thuraya Planetarium, described as the first astronomical dome in Qatar, has been attracting people of all ages to discover the outer space through a variety of documentaries...

'Grave violations rising against Syrian people'

'Grave violations rising against Syrian people'

Qatar has affirmed that serious violations of human rights and crimes committed against the Syrian people for nine years, both by the Syrian regime and its allies or by terrorist groups ...

QC relief projects in 2018 benefited 13mn people worldwide

QC relief projects in 2018 benefited 13mn people worldwide

The number of beneficiaries of Qatar Charity’s (QC) relief projects, implemented in 2018, reached nearly 13mn, across a number of countries, it was announced on Tuesday.