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Some 16 graduate students at Hamad Bin...

Violations detected

The Ministry of Municipality and Environment (MME) detected two...

QU students, faculty engage in interprofessional education

More than 170 students and 20 faculty members from Qatar University...

HBKU Press author backs EAC initiative

Maryam al-Mansoori, author of The 4ourth Floor: Career Counsel for...

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Bedaya gears up for winter camp

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

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QU-CHS holds training sessions on dietary guidelines

The Department of Human Nutrition at Qatar University College of...


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Cape Town authorities approve punitive water tariffs

The municipal authorities in South Africa’s drought-stricken Cape Town have approved a punitive tariff for high water usage, local broadcaster eNCA reported yesterday.

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After two-year wait, Uganda gets a new cancer machine

Uganda’s only radiotherapy machine was officially replaced yesterday, nearly two years after the previous one broke down, giving hope to cancer patients who had been denied a crucial tool against the disease.

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Zimbabwe opposition figure Bennett killed

Leading Zimbabwe opposition figure Roy Bennett, one of long-time president Robert Mugabe’s most outspoken critics, has died in a helicopter crash in a remote area of the US state of New Mexico, authorities said on Thursday.


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Masnaa border crossing – 2015 January file picture.

Syrians freeze to death crossing mountains into Lebanon

Nine Syrians froze to death crossing into Lebanon when an icy storm...

People search under rubble of a house destroyed by a Saudi-led air strike in Sanaa, Yemen

HRW accuses Saudi Arabia of repression despite reforms

In its World Report 2018, which reviews human rights practices in...

A Turkish convoy tank arrives at an army base in the border town of Reyhanli near the Turkish-Syrian

Turkish army along Syria border ordered to prepare for intervention

Turkish security forces along the border with Syria were ordered to...

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Rescued baboon dreams of home in Lebanon

Masoud, a Hamadryas baboon, was kept as a pet in a house near a...


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‘Stronger Qatar-Turkey ties good for region’s stability’, says Turkish official

Qatar and Turkey have recently held a series of high-level meetings, including an economic forum and a three-day expo aimed at further enhancing the bilateral and economic relations of both countries, which, according to a Turkish trade official, would be good for the region’s stability and economic

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US to overtake Saudi as crude oil producer: IEA

The United States are set to overtake Saudi Arabia as the world’s number two oil producer after Russia this year, as shale companies, attracted by rising prices, ramp up drilling, the International Energy Agency said yesterday.

SOFT

SoftBank IPO faces headwinds from govt-backed upstarts

SoftBank Group Corp’s expected spin-off of its Japanese telecoms business will lure investors seeking exposure to a solid tech name, but the prospect of tougher competition in a mature industry may turn off those chasing higher returns.

INDIA

India sends tax notices to cryptocurrency investors

India has sent tax notices to tens of thousands of people dealing in cryptocurrency after a nationwide survey showed more than $3.5bn worth of transactions have been conducted over a 17-month period, the income tax department said.

CHINESE

Chinese cities’ moves to ease residency curbs fuel property demand

China’s provincial capitals have discovered a way to keep apartment sales booming by making it much easier for graduates to get coveted household registration permits. Authorities in the cities say the main aim is to lure talent to make their labour pools more attractive to companies.

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Nafta talks seen ending happily, despite growls from Trump

The North American Free Trade Agreement will probably be renegotiated successfully with only marginal changes, said a large majority of economists in a Reuters poll, despite the Trump administration’s sabre-rattling.

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