06 Dec. 2018

(AlJazeera News)
India’s toxic air has claimed 1.24 million lives in 2017, or 12.5 percent of total deaths recorded in the year, says a study.
The study, published in the journal, Lancet Planetary Health, on Thursday said more than 51 percent of the people who died because of … Read More

Beijing, 06 Dec 2018

(Xinhua News)

Cai Mingzhao, president of China’s Xinhua News Agency, met with Acting Director General of Al-Jazeera Media Network Mostefa Souag on Thursday, to discuss cooperation.

Xinhua highly values its cooperation with Al-Jazeera, and the two media outlets have much to learn from each other, Cai said.

The agreement of … Read More

Seoul, 6 Dec. 2018

(Yonhap)

The two Koreas have agreed to verify their recent work to withdraw 11 border guard posts through onsite visits next week, Seoul’s defense ministry said Thursday.They will each form a seven-member verification team for each guard post, subject to their pullout agreement, for the … Read More

Doha, 04 Dec. 2018

(Channel NewsAsia)

Amir of State of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, has received a written invitation from King Salman bin Abdulaziz AlSaud, King of brotherly State of Saudi Arabia,’ Qatar News Agency said today.

The summit is scheduled to hold on 9th of December 2018 in Riyadh, … Read More

Doha, 04 Dec 2018

In a multi-activity event on 3 December to mark the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, Sasol, the international integrated chemicals and energy company, announced the names of the three ambassadors for its Accessible Qatar initiative for 2019.

In partnership with the Qatar Society for Rehabilitation of Special … Read More

Doha, 03 Dec. 2018

(QP)

The State of Qatar announced today that it was withdrawing from the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries “OPEC” effective 1 January 2019.

Sa’ad Sherida Al-Kaabi, the Minister of State for Energy Affairs, made the announcement today during a press conference in Doha, and said the State of Qatar … Read More

Doha, 03 Dec. 2018

Qatar Science & Technology Park (QSTP), part of Qatar Foundation Research, Development and Innovation (QF RDI), has renewed its partnership with ConocoPhillips Global Water Sustainability Center (GWSC) at a signing ceremony today, paving the way for another decade of research cooperation in the fields of water management, … Read More

Islamabad, 03 Dec. 2018

Daily ‘The Nation’

Pakistan made it clear to India that it would not replace Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi on the whim of New Delhi, officials said.

Senior officials at foreign ministry told The Nation that India was contacted through diplomatic channels after some controversial tweets from the Indian … Read More

Islamabad, 03 Dec. 2018

Daily ‘The Nation’

US President Donald Trump on Monday has written a letter to Prime Minister Imran Khan, seeking Pakistan help to bring Taliban leadership on the negotiation table.

According to the media reports, Prime Minister Imran, in a meeting with TV anchors and reporters in Islamabad, informed that he … Read More

Doha, 02 Dec. 2018

The inaugural ‘Abdulaziz Jassim Award for Best Performance’, instituted this year in honour of the late legendary Qatari actor, was given out by Salah bin Ghanem al-Ali, Minister of Culture and Sports and DFI Board Member, to Fatima Al Nahdi, for her role in Gubgub. The film, … Read More

Beijing, Dec. 2 (Xinhua)

A total of 920,000 people took the National Public Servant Exam on Sunday to compete for 14,500 positions, the State Administration of Civil Service said.

The exam is considered one of the most competitive tests in China, as only one out of every 63 candidates is expected to … Read More

Buenos Aires,  30 Nov. 2018

(Bloomberg News)

The Group of 20 Summit is on, as world leaders gathered in Argentina to discuss the global economy and security, shadowed by increased tensions stoked by U.S. President Donald Trump’s trade war. The highlight promises to be a highly anticipated dinner between Trump and Chinese … Read More