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FameLab competition winners announced

FameLab competition winners announced

For the third consecutive year, FameLab, one of the biggest science communication competitions in the world, took place in Qatar.

Toys 'R' Us to liquidate all US stores

Toys 'R' Us to liquidate all US stores

"This is a profoundly sad day for us as well as the millions of kids and families who we have served for the past 70 years," CEO Dave Brandon said in a statement.

Qatar well-placed to meet rising LNG demand: BMI

Qatar well-placed to meet rising LNG demand: BMI

“Despite the continuing diplomatic crisis in the region, Qatar's LNG exports remain largely unimpacted by political tensions in the GCC region,” BMI said.

Qatar-US aviation talks will create ‘fair competition’

Qatar-US aviation talks will create ‘fair competition’

The outcome of recent talks between Qatar and the US on civil aviation would help pave the way for “fair competition” among major stakeholders in the global airline industry, a senior US embassy official has said.

Qatar's Strongest Man contest begins on Friday

Qatar's Strongest Man contest begins on Friday

The ‘Qatar’s Strongest Man’ (QSM) competition, organised by Aspire Zone Foundation (AZF) for the fifth consecutive year, will kick off Friday in Aspire Park at 4.30pm.

16 selected for ‘Qatar’s Strongest Man’ contest

16 selected for ‘Qatar’s Strongest Man’ contest

Following a rigorous assessment, Aspire Zone Foundation (AZF) has selected 16 participants to compete at this year’s ‘Qatar Strongest Man’ (QSM) competition.

Mountain biking getting popular among children in Qatar

Mountain biking getting popular among children in Qatar

The race, organised by the Qatar Cycling Federation, in partnership with the United Filipino Mountain Bikers Qatar (UFMBQ) and the Qatar Chain Reaction, gathered hundreds of riders from all over the country.

Russia increases World Cup budget by $600mn

Russia increases World Cup budget by $600mn

Russia has increased the budget for the 2018 World Cup by 34.5bn roubles ($600mn), according to a decree published on the government's official site on Tuesday.

China refuses visa to elderly Indian runner

China refuses visa to elderly Indian runner

Man Kaur, dubbed the "miracle from Chandigarh" after winning the 100-metres gold at the World Masters Games in Auckland in April, had been training hard for the competition at home in Punjab state.

Emirates airline posts 82.5% drop in 2016-17 profit

Emirates airline posts 82.5% drop in 2016-17 profit

Leading Middle East airline Emirates said Thursday its profits had plunged by 82.5% in its last fiscal year, blaming fierce competition, currency devaluations and US travel restrictions.

Girl barred from Malaysian chess competition over dress

Girl barred from Malaysian chess competition over dress

A 12-year-old girl was barred from a Malaysian chess tournament over her "seductive" dress, her coach has claimed, igniting public outrage against the organisers of the competition in the Muslim-majority nation.

Cabinet nod to draft law on competitive economic practices

Cabinet nod to draft law on competitive economic practices

The Cabinet has given its nod to a draft law, which seeks to ensure competitive economic practices in the country, and its draft executive regulation.