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Qatar takes part in Geneva health talks

Qatar is taking part in the 71st session of the World Health Assembly...

16th anniversary for LuLu

LuLu Hypermarket, D-Ring Road branch, is celebrating its 16th...

WISE to host forum for UN Global Goals Week

The World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE), an initiative of...

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QRCS provides drinking water solution in Afghanistan

Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS), through its representative mission...

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Civil Defence handing out meals, safety flyers

The General Directorate of Civil Defence (GDCD), represented by the...


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Lava creeps onto geothermal plant site on Hawaii's Big Island

Molten lava from the erupting Kilauea Volcano on Hawaii's Big Island crept onto a geothermal power plant site on Monday, as workers rushed to shut down the facility to prevent the uncontrollable release of toxic gases.

Cuba crash

Cuba plane crash toll rises to 111 as student dies

Grettel Landrove, a 23-year old Cuban student who loved to dance flamenco, died in a Havana hospital from "severe traumatic lesions", Cuban state-run media reported.

Lava

Hawaii faces new threat of lava fumes

Hawaii faced a new hazard on Sunday as lava flows from Kilauea’s volcanic eruption could produce clouds of acid fumes, steam and glass-like particles as they reach the Pacific, authorities said.


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Hanging

Belgian jihadist sentenced to death for IS membership

Tarik Jadaoun -- known by his nom de guerre Abu Hamza al-Beljiki --...

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Israel says it's the first country to use F-35 in combat

Israel is the first country to have used the US-made F-35 stealth...

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US delegation encounters protests

Palestinian protesters yesterday threw eggs at a US delegation in the...

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On a Damascus rooftop, tinting silk a fading craft

On a rooftop in Syria’s capital, Mohamed al-Rihawi plunges silk...


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Vodafone Qatar and Barwa Bank sign deal for QR911mn credit facility

Vodafone Qatar has entered into an agreement with Barwa Bank for a QR911mn medium-term revolving credit facility available over a six-year period, which will be used to accelerate the telecommunication company’s fixed services rollout and 5G deployment across the country.

QDF

QDF’s TAG Heuer store at HIA is global ‘top performing boutique’

Qatar Duty Free (QDF) has announced its TAG Heuer signature store at the Hamad International Airport (HIA) is the top performing boutique amongst all TAG Heuer stores in the travel retail sector globally.

FOCUS

QNBFS tops 10 QSE brokerages in Jan-April trading turnover

QNB Financial Services (QNBFS), a subsidiary of QNB, topped among the 10 brokerage houses in the QSE (Qatar Stock Exchange), constituting 26.32% of the total share trade turnover during January-April this year, according to the collated data from the bourse.

WHY

Why UAE is turning to expats to boost growth

The UAE is easing rules on the foreign ownership of companies as the country seeks to attract investment and boost an economy battered by lower oil prices.

AUSTRALIA

Australia’s Santos gets $10.8bn sweetened offer from Harbour

US-based Harbour Energy raised its bid for Australia’s Santos Ltd to $10.8bn yesterday, hiking its offer for a fifth time in nine months after a steep rise in oil prices and potentially deterring any rival bids.

JAPAN

Japan’s trade surplus with US rises

Japan’s politically sensitive trade surplus with the US edged up in April, government data showed yesterday, after Tokyo warned it may take retaliatory measures against US tariffs.

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