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Paris police use tear gas, water cannon on 'yellow vest' protests anniversary

Paris police use tear gas, water cannon on 'yellow vest' protests anniversary

French police used a water cannon and fired tear gas in Paris on Saturday to drive back protesters marking the first anniversary of anti-government ‘yellow vest’ demonstrations.

Germany celebrates 30th anniversary of fall of Berlin Wall

Germany celebrates 30th anniversary of fall of Berlin Wall

Germany marks 30 years since the fall of the Berlin Wall on Saturday with a string of events dedicated to one of the most defining moments in modern European history.

Clashes as Hong Kong marks five years since 'Umbrella' protests

Clashes as Hong Kong marks five years since 'Umbrella' protests

Renewed clashes broke out in Hong Kong Saturday night as police used water cannon and tear gas to disperse hardcore protesters hurling Molotovs and bricks after tens of thousands rallied peacefully in a nearby park.

Astronaut gives audience a glimpse of space at QNL event

Astronaut gives audience a glimpse of space at QNL event

Celebrating 50 years since the first Moon landing, Qatar National Library recently hosted a public presentation on space exploration, in collaboration with the US embassy in Qatar.

Katara photo exhibition marks anniversary of the People's Republic of China

Katara photo exhibition marks anniversary of the People's Republic of China

A photo exhibition opened on Sunday at Katara – the Cultural Village, marking the 70th founding anniversary of the People's Republic of China.

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 ...

France, Italy mark 500th anniversary of Leonardo's death in Loire Valley

France, Italy mark 500th anniversary of Leonardo's death in Loire Valley

Five hundred years after the death of Italian master painter Leonardo da Vinci, the Loire Valley town where he spent his last three years will host top-level festivities celebrating his life.

China to show new warships as Beijing flexes military muscle on navy anniversary

China to show new warships as Beijing flexes military muscle on navy anniversary

China will show off new warships including nuclear submarines and destroyers at a parade next week marking 70 years since its navy's founding, a senior commander said on Saturday ...

Bangladesh National Day

Bangladesh National Day

HE the Minister of Administrative Development, Labour and Social Affairs Yousef bin Mohamed al-Othman Fakhro, and Ministry of Foreign Affairs Secretary General HE Dr Ahmed bin Hassan al-Hammadi ...

PM attends QOC anniversary celebration

PM attends QOC anniversary celebration

HE the Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa al-Thani on Thursday attended a ceremony hosted by Qatar Olympic Committee (QOC) ...

Qatar Olympic Committee celebrates 40th anniversary

Qatar Olympic Committee celebrates 40th anniversary

Qatar Olympic Committee (QOC) celebrated on Thursday its 40th Anniversary in a ceremony held at Kempinski Doha Hotel.

One guard dead, 5 hurt in attack as Iran holds anniversary

One guard dead, 5 hurt in attack as Iran holds anniversary

One member of Iran's Revolutionary Guards was killed and five were wounded in an attack on a base in southeastern Iran on Saturday, Iranian media reported, as the country holds official celebrations ...