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Qatar’s Minister of Foreign Affairs HE...

QU-CENG launches Gasna contest

More than 100 teachers and students representing independent and...

Carnegie Mellon Qatar recognises 126 students

Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar (CMU-Q) has announced the Dean’s...

Scientists from HBKU awarded research grants

Six graduate students from Hamad Bin Khalifa University’s (HBKU)...

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Driven by German Design tour

Lilian Muzel-Kiviet, wife of the German ambassador, organised a tour...

Participants of 'Making Melodies' enjoy a drumming session. PICTURES: Joey Aguilar

More fun, more excitement await children at DHFC

A series of new and fun-filled activities for children at Doha...


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Iraqi forces complete takeover of Kirkuk province after clashes

Iraqi forces took control yesterday of the last district in the...

Vehicles of Kurdish Peshmarga Forces are seen near Altun Kupri between Kirkuk and Erbil

Iraqi forces complete takeover of Kirkuk province after clashing with Kurds

Iraqi forces took control on Friday of the last district in the...

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Top Hamas leader says ‘no one’ can force it to disarm

Hamas’s leader in the Gaza Strip said yesterday “no one” can force it...

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Raqa fighters prepare for civilian handover

US-backed forces who captured Raqa from the Islamic State group...


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Healthcare flip-flops sowing confusion

President Donald Trump’s reversals in the past week on maintaining Obamacare subsidies to insurers are sowing new confusion over what kind of health insurance will be available to consumers, and at what price, when enrolment for 2018 begins in two weeks.

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Brazil probes plan to give reconstituted food to poor

Prosecutors in Brazil’s biggest city have opened an inquiry into a controversial plan to feed poorer citizens and schoolchildren with a flour made out of food close to its sell-by date that critics have described as “human pet food”.

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‘Bullied’ boy shoots dead two classmates

A young student at a private school in Brazil shot dead two children and wounded four more yesterday, the emergency services said.


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ROSENEFT

Rosneft to take control of Iraqi Kurdish oil pipeline

Deal part of Putin’s bid to boost Russian influence; investment in pipeline seen at $1.8bn; Kurdistan oil exports struggle amid tensions with Baghdad

CHINA

China’s giant ball of money may be headed back to equity market

Property, overseas investments and shadow-banking products have all been targeted by China’s campaign to curb financial risks over the past year. What’s left?

MOST

Most Asian bourses extend gains

Asian and European markets rose yesterday, with Japan’s Nikkei clocking up a record-equalling 14 straight wins, while the dollar also rallied on hopes for Donald Trump’s tax cut plans.

CURRENCY

Currency world roiled by politics again as kiwi rocks traders

New Zealand reminded currency traders this week of the power of politics to roil financial markets. The challenge is to figure out which world capital – from Tokyo to Washington – will deliver the next jolt.

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‘Inappropriate inspections at Nissan going on for 20 years’

Inappropriate inspection practices at Nissan Motor Co Ltd had been going for at least 20 years, Japanese national broadcaster NHK reported yesterday, in a new revelation that could further roil Japan’s second-biggest automaker.

BIG

Big cash infusions for startups hit tech IPOs

Big cash infusions for startups from an ever-expanding group of financiers, led by SoftBank Group Corp and Middle East sovereign wealth funds, have extinguished hopes that the technology IPO market would bounce back this year.

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