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The Ministry of Economy and Commerce...

Kahramaa seeks entries for competition

The Qatar General Electricity & Water Corporation (Kahramaa) has...

CMUQ’s hackathon contest attracts record participation

This year’s CarnegieApps Hackathon saw record participation, with 20...

Conference to discuss electricity, desalination

A two-day conference on electrical power and water desalination will...

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Participants of Winter Career Camp receive certificates

Qatar Career Fair (QCF), a member of Qatar Foundation for Education,...

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QU-CMED hosts seminar by research director

Qatar University’s College of Medicine (QU-CMED), as part of its...


Region
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‘No time to lose’ to install Libya unity government: ministers

Foreign ministers put pressure on Libya yesterday to finalise its...

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Thousands of doctors stage anti-police protest in Cairo

Thousands of Egyptian doctors demonstrated in Cairo on Friday in a...

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Arab Israelis demand release of Palestinian hunger striker

Arab Israelis demonstrated on Friday in support of a Palestinian...

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Camel race

Jockeys compete in a camel race during the Sheikh Sultan bin Zayed...


International
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Cold grips northeast US, could break records

A dangerous cold snap seized the northeastern United States yesterday with temperatures in some areas set to fall below zero and Boston facing its coldest Valentine’s Day in almost four decades.

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Top US general bullish on Afghanistan

The top US and Nato commander in Afghanistan was bullish on the country’s future despite concerns over peace talks, as he confirmed his looming retirement at a press conference in Kabul yesterday.

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Pak president urges people to ignore Valentine’s Day

President Mamnoon Hussain has urged Pakistanis not to observe Valentine’s Day, the romantic holiday that hardline Muslim clerics want banned but officials in the capital say they cannot suppress.


Business
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QP awards EPIC deal to JV to supply HIA with jet fuel

Qatar Petroleum (QP) has awarded engineering, procurement, installation and commissioning (EPIC) contract to supply jet fuel from Ras Laffan Industrial City to the Hamad International Airport (HIA) in Doha.

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Qatar seen as manufacturing hub for industries in the GCC

Qatar could further stimulate activity in its manufacturing sector by serving as regional hub for various industries in the Middle East, a Qatari businessman has told Gulf Times.

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China underground banks did $152bn in transactions in 2015

Underground banks in China did more than 1tn yuan ($152bn) in transactions last year and the government will step up efforts to combat the problem this year, state media said yesterday citing the foreign exchange regulator.

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India’s LED bulb programme draws criticism from industry

The success of a programme in India to outfit more homes with energy-efficient LED lighting has led to criticism that the market for the devices is being disrupted and undermined by the government’s role.

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Egypt returns to wheat market but traders still wary over fungus issue

Egypt’s return to the wheat market came as traders remained wary of offering supplies to the world’s biggest importer.

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As Ukraine looks elsewhere, Gazprom sees no letup in sales

Even after Ukraine halted natural gas purchases from Russia in November, Gazprom plans to resume and maintain exports to its eastern neighbour for at least three more years.

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