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Fight against polio coming to a close

Fight against polio coming to a close

Eradicating polio is expensive, but it would cost tens of billions of dollars more to fight the disease in perpetuity

‘Stars of Science’ selects region’s brightest innovators

‘Stars of Science’ selects region’s brightest innovators

Nine innovators from across the Arab world have earned the “chance of a lifetime”, vaulting ahead of their fellow applicants to earn a place on the Qatar Foundation (QF) flagship media initiative ‘Stars of Science’ this season.

Reality show 'Stars of Science' opens new season

Reality show 'Stars of Science' opens new season

Stars of Science, the Arab world’s popular ‘edutainment’ reality show developed by Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development, returned to TV screens earlier this month with its first two casting episodes.

Weekly Market Report

Weekly Market Report

The Qatar Stock Exchange (QSE) index decreased by 298.07 points, or 2.68%, during the week to close at 10,836.74.

Shoot-out drama as Seoul, Shandong reach quarters

Shoot-out drama as Seoul, Shandong reach quarters

FC Seoul came back from the brink to win a dramatic penalty shoot-out yesterday as Hao Junmin’s last-minute thunderbolt also put Shandong Luneng into the AFC Champions League quarter-finals.

Fish prices shoot up as shortage looms

Fish prices shoot up as shortage looms

Fish has become very expensive over the last few days in the local market, it is learnt.

Tributes flow as New Zealand legend Crowe dies at 53

Tributes flow as New Zealand legend Crowe dies at 53

Pioneering cricketer Martin Crowe, widely acknowledged as New Zealand's greatest batsman who laid the foundations for Twenty20 cricket, was hailed a "hero" after he died of cancer aged 53.

Agony in the rural India prompts Modi U-turn on policy he mocked

Agony in the rural India prompts Modi U-turn on policy he mocked

Crouched in the shade beside a mud hut near her parched wheat fields in central India, Harkiya is getting desperate

Salal take point off Sadd, Jaish snatch win over Sailiya

Salal take point off Sadd, Jaish snatch win over Sailiya

Blustery conditions at the Hamad Bin Khalifa played into the hands of Umm Salal as they shared the points with Al Sadd in a bruising 1-1 draw yesterday.

 Merkel fails to resolve refugee policy dispute

Merkel fails to resolve refugee policy dispute

German Chancellor Angela Merkel failed yesterday to resolve differences within her ruling coalition on dealing with the crisis ...

Boeing to sell 300 planes to China, agrees factory

Boeing to sell 300 planes to China, agrees factory

US aerospace giant Boeing has reached deals with Chinese firms to sell 300 aircraft and set up a completion centre in the Asian country,...

Anglo American to shed thousands of jobs to counter metal price slump

Anglo American to shed thousands of jobs to counter metal price slump

Global mining company Anglo American said yesterday it will shed thousands of jobs in the next couple of years .