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Transport minister meets Unesco official

HE the Minister of Transport and Communications Jassim Seif Ahmed...

Qatar-Malaysia ties reviewed

HE the Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Sultan bin Saad...

QU student picked to attend top global event

Qatar University’s College of Engineering (QU-CENG) computer science...


Emirates Airline Literature Festival tickets go on sale

Tickets are now on sale for the ninth Emirates Airline Festival of...


QRCS’ projects in S Sudan benefit thousands

The Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) has completed a number of...

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Most IS commanders in Mosul already killed, says Iraqi general

Most Islamic State (IS) commanders in Mosul have been killed in...

Philip Alston, UN Special Rapporteur on Extreme Poverty and Human Rights

End ban on women driving, UN expert tells Saudi

Saudi Arabia's government should end the kingdom's ban on women...

Iran fire

At least 75 people injured in Tehran building collapse

At least 75 people, including 45 firefighters, were injured when a...


Retired football star placed on terror list

Egypt has added one of the country’s most renowned athletes, retired...

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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte (right) talks to Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Ronald

Police chief furious after rogue cops kill Korean

The Philippines police chief expressed sorrow and fury yesterday after discovering some of his men had kidnapped and killed a South Korean businessman inside the national police headquarters.


Philippines hopeful on communist peace talks

The Philippines expressed hope yesterday of securing a permanent ceasefire deal with communist rebels waging one of Asia’s longest insurgencies, as peace talks resumed in Italy.


Kenya university lecturers join strike over pay

Lecturers at Kenya’s public universities started an indefinite strike yesterday over poor pay, joining doctors who have been striking for more than five weeks and deepening a crisis in public services as the country heads towards elections.

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Qatar deals account for 33% of outbound Mideast M&As in 2016

Overseas acquisitions by Qatar accounted for 33% of outbound merger and acquisition (M&A) in the Middle East during 2016, followed by those in Saudi Arabia and the UAE accounting for 28% and 20% respectively, according to Thomson Reuters.


GCC secretary-general lauds Goic role in Gulf development

GCC secretary-general Dr Abdullatif bin Rashid al-Zayani visited the headquarters of the Gulf Organisation for Industrial Consulting in Doha, where he met Abdulaziz bin Hamad al-Ageel, Goic secretary general.


Opec output cuts in focus as market tightens: IEA

World oil markets are slowly tightening as demand rises while investors wait to see if production cuts agreed by Opec and other producers will be implemented as promised, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said yesterday.


Foreigners can own up to 49% in QSE-listed IHG

Foreign shareholders can now hold up to 49% in Islamic Holding Group (IHG), which is listed under the banks and financial services segment on the Qatar Stock Exchange.


Equities fail to get a boost as ECB maintains stimulus

The euro slumped yesterday after ECB chief Mario Draghi signalled that the time had not yet come to wind down unprecedented stimulus measures, although equities failed to get a boost.


China says can resolve trade disputes with US

China and the United States can resolve any trade disputes through talks, the government said yesterday, as a Chinese newspaper warned US business could be targets for retaliation in any trade war ushered in by president-elect Donald Trump.


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