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Bedaya Centre for Entrepreneurship and...

Sneak preview

A large number of Qatar Museums (QM) staff were welcomed for a sneak...

Emir sends message to Greek leader

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

Palestinian groups urge African nations to boycott Africa-Israel summit

A group of Palestinian activists, academics, and civil society...

Ambassador Yousef bin Ali al-Khater with guests and dignitaries at Transition art exhibition opening

Qatari artists join talent from across the Middle East in inspiring London art exhibition

The opening night of the ‘Transition’ art exhibition by Reconnecting...

Qatar Airways' Qatari Captain Al Yafei Abdulaziz with eight year-old Maryam Mahasneh and eight year-

Qatar Airways marks International Youth Day with would-be pilots

A Qatar Airways captain helped International Youth Day take off at...


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Mourners attend the funeral yesterday of Walid al-Ali and Fahad...

Palestinian Hamas militants attend the funeral of their comrade in Rafah in the southern of Gaza Str

Hamas guard killed in rare suicide attack in Gaza Strip

A suicide bomber killed a Hamas guard in southern Gaza on Thursday,...

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Fans bid goodbye to Abdulredha

Despite scorching heat and summer-end high humidity, waves of...

A woman checks the remains of the house of a Palestinian man, who killed three Jewish residents of a

Israel demolishes home of Palestinian who stabbed 3 to death

Israeli forces on Wednesday demolished the home of a Palestinian who...


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Merkel heckled as she defends refugee stance in east Germany

German Chancellor Angela Merkel was greeted with shouts of “traitor” by a rowdy group of right-wing protesters in east Germany yesterday as she defended her decision to allow hundreds of thousands of refugees into the country.

Firefighters tackle a wildfire at Vale de Abelha village in Macao.

Wildfires trap 2,000 villagers in Portugal

Forest fires cut off a village of 2,000 people in Portugal, as firefighters struggled yesterday to control two major blazes in the centre of the country, local officials said.

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PM meets president to discuss court verdict

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina met President Abdul Hamid at the President’s Secretariat in Dhaka late Wednesday night and discussed the Supreme Court verdict in the 16th amendment case, among other issues. The overall flood situation also came up for discussion.


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Qatar stocks gain as major Gulf bourses end week on firm footing

Most major stock markets in the Gulf rose yesterday with Qatar’s index adding 0.9% to 9,106 points, while shares of one of Egypt’s property developers dropped as its quarterly earnings missed estimates.

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China’s CEFC in talks to acquire stake in Rosneft

CEFC China Energy, which has grown from a niche oil trader to a sprawling energy conglomerate, is in talks to acquire a stake in Russian state oil giant Rosneft, three people with direct knowledge of the discussions said.

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Hyundai plans long-range premium electric car in strategic shift

Hyundai Motor Co said yesterday it was placing electric vehicles at the centre of its product strategy – one that includes plans for a premium long-distance electric car as it seeks to catch up to Tesla and other rivals.

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Samsung and Foxconn to back cable-free phone tech

A startup backed by Tony Fadell, one of the fathers of the Apple iPod, plans to announce it is working with Samsung Electronics Co Ltd,...

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Japan’s exports rise in July on robust shipments to US

Japan’s exports rose for an eighth straight month in July on robust shipments to the United States and a boost from a weak yen, suggesting the economy is carrying strong momentum through to the second half of the year.

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Australia plans stronger money laundering laws

Australia said yesterday it would strengthen its money laundering laws, including bringing bitcoin providers under the government’s financial intelligence unit, days after a fresh scandal at one of the country’s biggest banks.

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