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United Development Company (UDC),...

Emir, Father Emir perform Eid prayer, receive well-wishers

His Highness the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani and His...

Hospital receives 430 emergency cases

The Emergency Department at Hamad General Hospital received 430 cases...

Emir holds phone talk with Pakistani PM

His Highness the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani yesterday held...

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Emir exchanges Eid greetings with Rouhani

His Highness the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani yesterday...

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Interior Ministry participates in Ehsan Centre Eid celebrations

The Ministry of Interior participated yesterday in the Eid al-Fitr...


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Ahmad al-Lahham, a Syrian storyteller, reads from his storybook in a Damascus coffee house.

Gripping tales attract war-weary residents

With a slender sword in one hand and an antique storybook in the...

Ahmad al-Lahham, a Syrian storyteller, reads from his storybook in a Damascus coffee house.

Gripping tales attract war-weary residents

With a slender sword in one hand and an antique storybook in the...

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Sisi ratifies deal handing Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has ratified a maritime...

Israeli soldiers patrol near the border with Syria after projectiles fired from the war-torn country

Israel launches air raid on Syria

An Israeli aircraft carried out a strike on Syria after 10...


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Battling Schulz hits out at ‘arrogant’ Merkel

Social Democrat chief Martin Schulz lashed out yesterday at Chancellor Angela Merkel, accusing her of “arrogance” as he sought to reverse his party’s plunging popularity three months before general elections.

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Spain forest fires force evacuation of 1,500

Major forest fires in southern Spain has forced the evacuation of more than 1,500 people from homes, campsites and hotels, a government official said yesterday.

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Nepal set to hold local elections on June 28

As part of its final preparations to conduct the second round of elections, the election commission (EC) in Nepal yesterday began distributing identity cards to eligible voters.


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Saudi to account for two-thirds of $140bn GCC deficit in ’17: IIF

With oil and gas prices expected to remain low, the Gulf Cooperation Council’s (GCC) fiscal deficit, excluding investment income, is slated to remain large at $140bn this year and $120bn in 2018, according to the Institute of International Finance (IIF), a US-based economic think-tank.

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Block-by-block weather forecasting? Drone delivery depends on it

Imagine a weather report so precise it provides wind-gust forecasts for individual city blocks. Such micro-weather data may soon become a reality — and a necessity for future fleets of delivery drones.

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Japan wants to hold free trade talks with UK, EU

Japan wants to hold informal free trade talks with Britain as it also works to sign a deal with the European Union, a report said yesterday.

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Central banks should begin the process of normalisation: BIS

Major central banks should press ahead with interest rate increases, the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) said yesterday, while recognising that some turbulence in financial markets will have to be negotiated along the way.

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UK credit binge may spur BoE’s Carney to rein in exuberance

What a difference a year makes. Twelve months ago, Mark Carney reassured a nation going into political paralysis following the Brexit vote that the Bank of England (BoE) stood ready to flood the financial system with cash.

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Morgan Stanley close to picking Frankfurt as its new EU hub

Morgan Stanley is close to picking Frankfurt for its new European Union hub in preparation for Britain’s departure from the bloc, two people briefed on the matter said.


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South Africa made a winning start to their Women’s World Cup campaign...

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Petra Kvitova showed she will be a serious contender for a third...

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Feliciano Lopez won the Queen’s Club title in dramatic fashion as the...

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