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Environment Ministry holds lecture for students on environmental

Doha: The Ministry of Environment and Climate Change (MOECC) held an awareness lecture for the students of Ahmed Mansour Primary School during their visit to the ministry’s building. The lecture offered them the techniques for preserving the environment, types of pollution, and the threat it poses to the natural environment, as well as its implications […]

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Minister of Environment stresses importance of Qatar environment

HE Minister of Environment and Climate Change Sheikh Dr. Faleh bin Nasser bin Ahmed Al-Thani stressed the need to take all necessary measures to protect the environment and wildlife in all parts of the country, especially those that have been declared as natural reserves, as well as plant environments.During his tour of meadows and wildlife […]

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EU forced to defend Qatar gas ties amid corruption scandal

The European Commission has leapt to the defence of its gas contracts with Qatar amid a corruption scandal that has shaken up the bloc. As the energy crisis sparked by Russia’s war in Ukraine sent shortage fears soaring, the EU raced to shore up gas from alternative producers. It has been scrambling to ease price […]

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Technology

Ericsson and Ooredoo Qatar provide Artificial Intelligence

Ericsson and Ooredoo Qatar successfully deployed cloud-native cognitive software on Microsoft cloud. This deployment is set to optimize 5G user experiences in Qatar. Cognitive technologies blend big data with unique network domain expertise to deliver speed, scale, and accuracy in emerging intent-based network operations. Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) and Ooredoo Qatar are providing Artificial Intelligence (AI) […]

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UK

Norway soccer leader who confronted Qatar seeks top UEFA job

GENEVA (AP) — The Norwegian official who made her reputation in soccer politics with a speech in Doha last year criticizing World Cup host Qatar is seeking to join the UEFA executive committee. Lise Klaveness, one of the few women presidents of a national soccer federation, is standing as a candidate in elections for a […]

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Sports

Mark Cavendish: Raider held knife to Olympic cyclist’s throat,

Mark Cavendish was held at knife-point during a break-in at his home, a court has heard A balaclava-wearing intruder held a large black knife to the throat of Olympic cyclist Mark Cavendish and threatened to stab him, the athlete’s wife told a robbery trial. The raiders broke into Cavendish’s home as he was asleep upstairs […]

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Najib Saab – 2022: A Year of Environmental Hopes and

Environmental action in 2022 culminated in an image of the self-congratulatory applause of heads of delegations and international organizations, on what they called a “historic deal”, at the conclusion of the 15th meeting of the biodiversity convention (COP15) held in Montreal. However, heads of state were absent from the conference this time, and the dispute […]

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QEERI aiding Qatar’s water, environmental sustainability efforts

Dr. Marc Vermeersch, Executive Director of QEERI. Doha: Qatar Environment and Energy Research Institute (QEERI) of Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU) is working on a number of large projects that aim to make a specific contribution towards achieving sustainability in Qatar.  For over a decade, QEERI has been working in the fields of energy, water, […]

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US

Argentine Football Association collaborates with Upland to make

Argentina’s professional football league is expected to enter Upland’s metaverse through an official licensing agreement between Argentine Football Association (AFA) and the Silicon Valley-oriented firm, as reported by Cointelegraph. According to Cointelegraph, the deal will ensure AFA taking the Liga Profesional de Fútbol (LPF) into Upland’s metaverse platform. It is believed that the initiative will […]

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Finance

Judge rejects MEP’s plea to be released in Qatar corruption

A Belgian judge has rejected a request by Eva Kaili, the Greek MEP detained in connection with an alleged bribery scandal at the European parliament, to be released from detention under electronic surveillance. The judge extended Kaili’s pre-trial detention by one month, the federal prosecutor’s office said in a statement on Thursday. She has 24 […]