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Qatar prepares to be first Arab host for American Chemical Society regional conference

Qatar prepares to be first Arab host for American Chemical Society regional conference

Qatar will this month become the first Arab country to host a regional research conference of the American Chemical Society (ACS), the world’s largest scientific society.

Qatar astronomical society expects Eid to fall on June 5th

Qatar astronomical society expects Eid to fall on June 5th

Qatar Astronomical Society expects that the first day of Eid al-Fitr to fall on Wednesday, June 5.

Qatari women competing on level playing field in society: official

Qatari women competing on level playing field in society: official

Qatar has the necessary legislation that bans any form of discrimination against women, a member of the Advisory Council stressed during the 29th session of the Forum of Women Parliamentarians held on Saturday ...

G7 urges greater role for women in peace processes

G7 urges greater role for women in peace processes

Foreign ministers from the world's seven most developed nations on Saturday urged a greater role for women in solving conflicts, saying that peace settlements with female involvement were more likely to endure.

A chef who crafts recipes for healthy society

A chef who crafts recipes for healthy society

For Siba Mtongana, the celebrity chef and host of television show, life is not all about cooking. She loves to combat starvation and wasting food and help the society meet its nutritional requirements.

Taiwan court orders dentist to pay mother for raising him

Taiwan court orders dentist to pay mother for raising him

Taiwan's top court has ordered a dentist to pay his mother around Tw$22.33 million (US$744,000) as reimbursement for the money she spent raising and educating him.

'Green initiatives key to sustainable society'

'Green initiatives key to sustainable society'

Qatar Sustainability Week (QSW) 2017, organised by Qatar Green Building Council (QGBC) with a number of activities, was launched by HE the Minister of Municipality and Environment Mohamed bin Abdullah al-Rumaihi.

Expats hail new residency plan

Expats hail new residency plan

Residents from different nationalities and walks of life have welcomed Qatar’s plans to allow some expatriates to obtain permanent residency in the country

Ex-Japan policeman breaks records with Hello Kitty collection

Ex-Japan policeman breaks records with Hello Kitty collection

A 67-year-old former policeman with the world's biggest Hello Kitty collection has become the envy of little girls everywhere with a quarter of a million dollars worth of moon-faced memorabilia.

Huge crowd joins Mexican teen's party after invite goes viral

Huge crowd joins Mexican teen's party after invite goes viral

A huge crowd turned out Monday to celebrate the 15th birthday of Rubi Ibarra, a small-town Mexican girl -- though it was fewer than the 1.3 million people who said they were coming after the invitation went viral online.

British 'sharia courts' under scrutiny

British 'sharia courts' under scrutiny

For more than 30 years, sharia courts enforcing Islamic law have been operating quietly across Britain. But two official inquiries have put them in the spotlight amid accusations that they discriminate against women.

Merkel urges Turks not to bring conflicts to Germany

Merkel urges Turks not to bring conflicts to Germany

Chancellor Angela Merkel on Sunday urged people of Turkish origin living in Germany to take part in German society and not to bring conflicts taking place back in Turkey to Germany.