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A Georgetown University in Qatar (GU-Q)...

Children learn skills to save vulnerable people

In cooperation with civil society organisations, the Qatar Red...

Qatar Charity launches photography contest

Qatar Charity, through its Ghiras magazine, has launched a...

Expat jailed for fake PhD degree

A Doha Criminal Court has sentenced a Jordanian man to three years in...

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King of Spain meets al-Nasser

King Felipe VI of Spain has met with Nassir bin Abdulaziz al-Nasser,...

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Healthcare students take part in workshops, contests

Healthcare students at Qatar University's (QU) colleges of pharmacy...


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Iran says 25 people still missing after building collapse

Iranian officials said yesterday that 25 people were still...

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Coalition air strikes kill 29 Yemen rebels

Coalition air strikes on Yemen’s Red Sea coast have killed at least...

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25 missing, 20 firemen killed in Iran building collapse

Iranian officials said on Friday that 25 people were still...

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Desperate search for trapped Iranian firefighters

Rescue workers pressed a desperate search on Friday for around 20...


International
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Firefighters rescue a survivor from Hotel Rigopiano in Farindola, central Italy, hit by an avalanche

Four more survivors pulled from Italy avalanche hotel

Emergency workers on Saturday pulled four more survivors from the ruins of an Italian hotel buried under an avalanche three days ago, after the ‘miracle’ rescue of a woman and four children on Friday.

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Gambia's leader Jammeh says he will step down, ending political impasse

Gambia's leader Yahya Jammeh said on Saturday he would step down from power in a statement made in the face of pressure from West African armies that entered his country to remove him ...

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Chaos and violence at anti-Trump rally

Black-clad activists smashed store windows and blocked traffic in Washington during US President Donald Trump’s inauguration yesterday, and fought with police in riot gear who responded with tear gas and stun grenades.


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Opec, Russia to meet in Vienna for first check on oil output cut progress

Representatives of Opec and several other major oil producers started arriving in Vienna yesterday for their first meeting to monitor compliance with an agreement to cut output.

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QNB Capital is joint-lead manager for Turkey’s $2bn global bond

QNB Capital, along with Barclays, Citi and Goldman Sachs, acted as joint-lead manager and book-runner for the Turkey’s $2bn long 10-year senior unsecured global bond, which has seen oversubscription.

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Fairfax may sell 25% of India’s ICICI Lombard for up to $1bn

Fairfax Financial Holdings is in early talks to sell 25% of India’s largest private general insurer ICICI Lombard in a deal that could fetch up to $1bn, as the Canadian firm looks to cash out and start a new insurance joint venture, sources familiar with the matter said.

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Japan threatening to take India to WTO over steel

Japan is threatening to take India to the WTO over restrictions that nearly halved its steel exports to the South Asian nation over the past year, a step that could trigger more trade spats as global tensions over steel and other commodities run high.

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George Soros says Trump will fail and market’s dream will end

The billionaire investor George Soros said yesterday that global markets will falter given the uncertainty of the new US President Donald Trump’s policies.

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Deutsche Boerse-LSE merger may crush rivals, warns EU

European Union regulators told Deutsche Boerse and London Stock Exchange Group that their $12bn deal to create the region’s dominant exchange operator combines two direct rivals that may eliminate clearing services competitors, according to two people who’ve seen the EU’s statement of objections.

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