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There is a “weak chance of light rain”...

QU holds event to promote student exchange between universities

The Department of Social Sciences at Qatar University’s College of...

LuLu launches 10/15/20/30 promotion

LuLu Group, after an interval of a couple of months, has relaunched...

Oryx GTL staff in beach clean-up campaign

Oryx GTL staff recently collaborated with their colleagues in Ras...

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First batch of CSE master’s degree students graduates

Students from Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU) recently had the...

IN BRIEF

Online services for ration card holders

The Ministry of Economy and Commerce (MEC) has launched a number of...


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Libya

Libya seizes oil tankers and crew after shootout at sea

Libya has seized two foreign-flagged oil tankers and detained their...

Syria

US-backed Syria force advances against IS in Tabqa

A US-backed Kurdish-Arab alliance is advancing against the Islamic...

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Raisi criticises Rouhani’s economic management

Hardline Iranian presidential hopeful Ebrahim Raisi condemned...

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Egypt urges US to play active Mideast peace role

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi yesterday urged the United...


International
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White House Director of Strategic Communications Hope Hicks, Chief Strategist Steve Bannon, Chief of

Trump to talk with Singapore, Thailand on North Korea nuclear threat

President Donald Trump will speak with leaders of Singapore and Thailand on Sunday about the threat North Korea poses of massive, nuclear destruction in Asia, White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus said.

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Madeleine McCann parents still have hope, 10 years on

The parents of the missing British child Madeleine McCann have vowed to do "whatever it takes" to find their daughter as they prepare to mark the 10th anniversary of her disappearance.

Joko Widodo

Celebration and protest as Widodo visits Hong Kong

Indonesia's President Joko Widodo was greeted by a mixture of celebration and protest in Hong Kong on Sunday with calls to improve working conditions for the city's army of foreign maids.


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Lehman seeks recovery of $2bn in ‘phantom’ Citi fees

Almost a decade after the global financial crisis, the fate of another $2bn from the wreckage of Lehman Brothers Holdings is about to be determined.

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US economy softens but Fed likely to stay the course

Since the Federal Reserve upped its benchmark interest rates by a notch in mid-March, the skies have grown a shade darker for the world’s largest economy.

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Pall remains over Canadian oil sands after 2016 wildfires

One year after massive wildfires swept through Alberta province in Canada’s worst natural disaster in history, the future of the oil sands — which contain a third of the world’s oil reserves — remains bleak.

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Mideast funds preparing for steps towards Saudi emerging market upgrade

Middle East fund managers are positive on Saudi Arabian equities, believing Riyadh is about to take new steps towards emerging market status, while managers have turned marginally negative on regional fixed income, a monthly Reuters poll found.

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Yellow metal and oil supported despite troubled week

The commodity sector ended the last week of April close to unchanged, but overall it was down for a second consecutive month – albeit by just 1%.

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Brazil political risk slows M&A, boosts debt and equity deals

Political fallout from Brazil’s ever-widening corruption scandals is weighing on the investment-banking business: Mergers and acquisitions are slowing down and issuers are speeding up stock and bond deals to avoid the impact of the 2018 presidential election.


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Championship leader Sebastian Vettel admitted it felt “fantastic” to...

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While some of the biggest names in regional rallying start to arrive...

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Jamie Vardy scored the goal that effectively ensured Leicester City...

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