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HH the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad...

‘Qatar among top donor countries’

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Regional...

Indonesia delegation meets Ooredoo chief

A delegation of Indonesian politicians led by House of...

Bedaya event focuses on brand identity

Bedaya Centre for Entrepreneurship and Career Development (Bedaya...

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Archaeologists honoured

Qatar Museums (QM) CEO and HE the chairperson’s special adviser...

Dr Suhail Doi

Mass deworming more effective: QU study

A study co-authored by Qatar University College of Medicine (QU-CMED)...


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Doctors protest

Tunisian doctors shout slogans during a demonstration in front of...

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UN: 400,000 trapped in Mosul

An estimated 400,000 Iraqis are trapped in the Islamic...

Bahrain court

Bahrain sentences 3 to death for ‘terrorism’, bomb attacks

A Bahraini court sentenced three Shia men to death on Thursday after...

Gamal Mubarak (left) and brother Alaa with their father Hosni Mubarak in a cage inside the courtroom

Egypt court to reopen corruption probe into Mubarak

An Egyptian court ordered on Thursday a renewed corruption probe into...


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ELN leader killed by Colombian security forces

A leader of the ELN, Colombia's last remaining active rebel force, has been killed in an operation by security forces, President Juan Manuel Santos said on Thursday.

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Two sailors abducted after rescue of two Malaysian hostages

Suspected militants yesterday abducted two Filipino sailors from a cargo ship in the southern Philippines, hours after troops rescued two Malaysians held captive for eight months, officials said.

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Duterte reignites martial law fears

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte warned yesterday he may impose martial law and suspend elections for tens of thousands of local posts, fuelling concerns about democracy under his rule.


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Taiwan unveils $29bn stimulus to boost export-driven economy

Taiwan announced a T$882.4bn ($29bn) stimulus package yesterday to boost its export-driven economy in the face of uncertainty from its two largest trading partners, the United States and China.

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CI affirms Doha Bank rating at ‘A’ with a ‘stable outlook’

Global credit rating agency, Capital Intelligence (CI) has affirmed Doha Bank’s financial strength rating (FSR) at ‘A’ with “stable” outlook owing to the lender’s good capital base and overall asset quality.

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Top LNG buyers in deal to push for flexible contracts

The world’s biggest liquefied natural gas (LNG) buyers are clubbing together to secure more flexible supply contracts in a move that could further shift power to buyers.

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Nakilat assumes the full management and operations of Q-Flex LNG carrier Mesaimeer

Nakilat has assumed full ship management and operations of Q-Flex LNG carrier Mesaimeer from STASCo (Shell Trading and Shipping Company) from yesterday, as part of the planned and phased transition announced in October last year.

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Brazil police soften tone on meat probe amid criticism

Brazil investigators softened the tone of their probe into the sale of tainted meat after days of growing criticism from the government, companies and even from the police itself.

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Brazil tainted-meat scandal leaves the world very hungry for chicken

Where’s the chicken? That’s the question a number of the world’s biggest poultry importers could find themselves asking after slapping bans on shipments from Brazil, the world’s No 1 supplier.

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