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MoPH training around 35,000 volunteers to help fight coronavirus

MoPH training around 35,000 volunteers to help fight coronavirus

The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) is currently training between 30,000 to 35,000 volunteers as part of Qatar's measures against the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak, a top official told Qatar Television.

Furniture giant IKEA making masks to help fight coronavirus

Furniture giant IKEA making masks to help fight coronavirus

Furniture giant IKEA is producing face masks and other protective gear for hospitals, joining a growing list of companies branching out of their normal business areas to help meet equipment shortages ...

Cheap antibody test sent for validation in coronavirus fight

Cheap antibody test sent for validation in coronavirus fight

A British company behind a 10-minute coronavirus antibody test, which will cost about a $1, has begun sending prototypes to labouratories for validation, which could be a game-changer in the fight ...

Keep air freight, fight Covid-19 valiantly

Keep air freight, fight Covid-19 valiantly

The world is now engaged in an unprecedented fight against a common enemy – the coronavirus. Governments around the world have clamped effective measures ...

Duterte puts Philippines under quarantine, says ‘we are in the fight of our lives’

Duterte puts Philippines under quarantine, says ‘we are in the fight of our lives’

The Philippines announced strict home quarantine measures on Monday for half of its population, shut down transport networks and ordered businesses to close or operate remotely ...

Trump administration seeks $2.5 billion in funds to fight coronavirus

Trump administration seeks $2.5 billion in funds to fight coronavirus

The Trump administration is asking Congress for $2.5 billion to fight the fast-spreading coronavirus, including more than $1 billion for vaccines, the White House said on Monday.

Qatar, UN discuss co-operation in fight against terrorism

Qatar, UN discuss co-operation in fight against terrorism

The National Counter-terrorism Committee at the Ministry of Interior has held a meeting with a delegation of the UN Counter-terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (CTED).

Doha Declaration 2020 urges aviation industry to collectively fight climate change

Doha Declaration 2020 urges aviation industry to collectively fight climate change

Global aviation leaders have stressed the need for the industry to “engage collectively to reduce the level of emissions in the face of climate change” and issued ‘Doha Declaration 2020’ ...

Over 550 dead as countries fight to contain, treat coronavirus

Over 550 dead as countries fight to contain, treat coronavirus

Over 550 people have died in China after contacting a new strain of coronavirus which has infected about 28,000 people in about two dozen countries.

France pledges to fight for GE plant where 1,000 jobs at risk

France pledges to fight for GE plant where 1,000 jobs at risk

French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Tuesday he would fight to save jobs at a General Electric (GE) plant in eastern France where more than 1,000 posts are threatened.

Assange US extradition fight expected to take up to a year

Assange US extradition fight expected to take up to a year

Britain's process for deciding whether to agree to a US extradition request for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is likely to take up to a year and could be complicated by the renewal of a separate Swedish extradition request ...

'Ban' on mercenaries to help fight extremism in region

'Ban' on mercenaries to help fight extremism in region

The passage of a resolution rejecting the use of mercenaries as a way to undermine peace and violate human rights will have a positive impact on Middle East’s efforts in fighting extremism ...