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Qatar flays Israel’s excessive use of force against protesters

Qatar has expressed its strong condemnation of the Israeli...

Minister opens world-class transport education facility

A Transport Educational Centre was opened yesterday in the West Bay...

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Prime minister receives British defence secretary

HE the Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Abdullah bin...

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Deputy PM meets UK defence secretary

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


International
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Nuclear war just a tantrum away: Nobel laureate

Mankind’s destruction caused by a nuclear war is just one “impulsive tantrum away”, the winners of the Nobel Peace Prize, the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN), warned yesterday as the United States and North Korea exchange threats over the nation’s nuclear tests.

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Thousands of Saakashvili supporters stage protest

Several thousand people marched through central Kyiv yesterday to protest against the detention of Ukrainian opposition figure Mikheil Saakashvili and call for the impeachment of President Petro Poroshenko.

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Romanians rally against proposed judicial reforms

Thousands of Romanians rallied in the capital Bucharest and other cities yesterday, protesting against plans by the ruling Social Democrats (PSD) to overhaul the country’s judicial system which is seen as undermining efforts to combat corruption.


Region
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Implementation of decision will not be easy, says Erdogan

Decisions made at the approaching meeting of the Organisation of...

IRAQ

Iraq holds military parade to celebrate victory over IS

Iraq’s armed forces held a military parade in Baghdad yesterday to...

Yemen

Air raids on Yemen rebel training camp kill 26

Saudi-led coalition air strikes on a Yemen rebel training camp...

Palestinians

Palestinian reconciliation hits 'obstacles' on deadline: Fatah

A planned handover of power in Gaza from Hamas to the Palestinian...


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Qatar Chamber, Indonesian delegation discuss trade cooperation

Qatar Chamber held a forum with an Indonesian delegation yesterday to discuss ways to enhance trade cooperation ties of both their countries, it was announced in a statement.

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ICT role in digital transformation in focus at ‘Qatar Huawei Day’

Huawei’s ICT convergence strategy and new solutions and the role ICT is playing in driving digital transformation across a range of industries were highlighted at the ‘Qatar Huawei Day’ at the Sheraton Grand Doha yesterday.

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Al-Sada leads Qatar delegation to OAPEC meet in Kuwait

Qatar’s delegation to the 99th Ministerial Meeting of the Organisation of Arab Petroleum Exporting Countries (OAPEC) in Kuwait yesterday was led by HE the Minister of Energy and Industry, Dr Mohamed bin Saleh al-Sada.

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Crude prices to continue to evolve in a $50-$65 range till H1 2018

After the Opec+ decision on November 30 to extend the global oil output cut deal until the end of 2018, benchmark oil futures continued last week to seesaw in a volatile trade,...

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Industrial metals hurt by China’s new economic pathway

The Bloomberg Commodity Index slumped by the most since March last week as selling hit all sectors, particularly the twin bellwethers of energy and industrial metals.

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Pound, euro top analysts’ buy list for next year

What was considered best avoided in European currencies and bonds a year ago is just what’s topping 2018’s hottest picks.

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