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‘Leave now’: Australians urged to evacuate as ‘catastrophic’ fires loom

‘Leave now’: Australians urged to evacuate as ‘catastrophic’ fires loom

Authorities declared a state of emergency across a broad swath of Australia's east coast on Monday, urging residents in high risk areas to evacuate ahead of looming ‘catastrophic’ fire conditions.

Drivers urged to be very careful during this week

Drivers urged to be very careful during this week

As the holy month of Ramadan draws to a close and Eid al-Fitr approaches, Hamad Medical Corporation’s (HMC) Hamad Injury Prevention Programme (HIPP) ...

Saudi Arabia urged to remove hurdles facing Qatari pilgrims

Saudi Arabia urged to remove hurdles facing Qatari pilgrims

The Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs has called on the authorities in Saudi Arabia to remove obstacles facing citizens and residents of Qatar who wish to visit the holy sites to perform Umrah ...

New mechanism urged to benefit owners of govt-acquired land

New mechanism urged to benefit owners of govt-acquired land

The Central Municipal Council (CMC) suggested on Tuesday the possibility of adopting a new mechanism for the benefit of land owners when their properties are acquired by the government for public good.

6 hours per day work for private staff in Ramadan

6 hours per day work for private staff in Ramadan

The Ministry Of Administrative Development, Labour and Social Affairs has called on companies and establishments to reduce working hours to six per day during the holy month of Ramadan.

Britain urged to prioritise travel in Brexit talks to help create jobs

Britain urged to prioritise travel in Brexit talks to help create jobs

Britain must prioritise the needs of the travel and tourism sector as part of its Brexit negotiations or risk losing out on predicted growth in the sector that could create new jobs, an industry association said on Thursday.

Hundreds urged to wash clothes after UK nerve agent attack

Hundreds urged to wash clothes after UK nerve agent attack

Hundreds of people who visited the Zizzi restaurant or the Mill pub in the English city of Salisbury were told on Sunday to wash their clothes after traces of nerve agent used to attack a former Russian spy ...

Qataris urged to invest in agriculture

Qataris urged to invest in agriculture

A Qatari farm owner has urged compatriot entrepreneurs to invest in agriculture, particularly in hydroponics (the method of growing plants without soil, using mineral nutrient solutions in a water solvent) ...

Expats urged to carry RP card

Expats urged to carry RP card

The Ministry of Interior (MoI) has reminded expatriates of the need to carry the Residency Permit (RP) card at all times, particularly while leaving and entering Qatar

Lanka urged to rein in military, prosecute war crimes

Lanka urged to rein in military, prosecute war crimes

Sri Lanka must rein in its military forces, prosecute war crimes committed during the long civil war with Tamil rebels ...

Nepal urged to submit rights report to UN

Nepal urged to submit rights report to UN

Activists have urged Nepal to submit a report to the United Nations on how it has fared in tackling gender discrimination

Greece urged to address migrant detention woes

Greece urged to address migrant detention woes

Greece must regulate and improve conditions for thousands of migrants — many of them children