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HE the Chief of Staff of the Qatar...

Culture Ministry signs co-operation protocol

The Ministry of Culture and Sports has signed a co-operation protocol...

Katara Publishing House inaugurated

Katara – the Cultural Village Foundation held the opening ceremony of...

Official hails agro sector’s achievements

Sheikh Dr Faleh bin Nasser al-Thani, assistant undersecretary of the...

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Qatar steps up efforts for food security in dryland countries

Qatar yesterday took a major step towards achieving food security for...

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Defence minister gets call from UK counterpart

HE the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of State for Defence...


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Furore as top court rules out probe into judge death

The Supreme Court yesterday dismissed petitions seeking a SIT (special investigation team) probe into the death of judge B H Loya, who was conducting a trial in the killing of gangster Sohrabuddin Sheikh in Gujarat in which now BJP president Amit Shah was an accused.

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Rape victims denied speedy justice despite changes in law

The government launched fast-track courts and a tougher rape law that included the death penalty after a gruesome assault on a young woman shocked the country in 2012, but crime statistics indicate the situation has got worse, not better, since then.

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Furore as top court rules out probe into judge death

The Supreme Court yesterday dismissed petitions seeking a SIT (special investigation team) probe into the death of judge B H Loya, who was conducting a trial in the killing of gangster Sohrabuddin Sheikh in Gujarat in which now BJP president Amit Shah was an accused.


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Bushehr iran quake

Quake hits near Iran nuclear power plant, tremors felt in Qatar

A moderately strong 5.9-magnitude earthquake Thursday hit Iran's...

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UN in security talks with Syria after chemical probe put on hold

UN security experts have said they were negotiating with Syrian and...

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Syria probe mission on hold amid security fears

The world’s chemical arms watchdog froze its probe into an alleged...

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Erdogan calls Turkey snap polls for June 24

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday called snap elections in...


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Iran lawmakers want central banker fired amid rial chaos

Half of Iran’s lawmakers have written to President Hassan Rouhani demanding the removal of the central bank chief, accusing him of mismanaging the banking industry and currency markets as the rial weakened to a record low.

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Nissan Infiniti aims to triple China sales: CEO

Nissan Motor Co’s premium brand Infiniti plans to at least triple sales in China within the next five years by making four additional car models locally and shifting to more of an electrified offering – a fast-emerging market in China.

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Alibaba is ‘doing a lot of research’ on driverless cars, says Ma

E-commerce giant Alibaba is steering resources towards driverless car technology, its CEO Jack Ma confirmed yesterday, joining a global race to shape the future of driving.

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US, Japan announce trade talks, don’t agree on what to discuss

President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe announced another new trade dialogue on Wednesday, while disagreeing on what kind of deal they should aim for.

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Trade war could have ‘big, negative impact’ on Singapore: Lee

Singapore is very vulnerable to an escalation of a trade dispute between the world’s two major economies, the United States and China, the city-state’s prime minister said in an opinion piece published by the Washington Post.

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European markets diverge; oil at highest level in years

Oil surged yesterday close to 3.5-year peaks on simmering Mideast tensions and keen US demand, while London stocks rose with drugmaker Shire boosted by a possible takeover battle.

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While the missile strikes against the Syrian regime’s chemical weapons facilities are welcome, the world has to do much more to end the sufferings of the Syrian people.

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