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Global Kite Festival: A haven for families

With sport and entertainment combined, Aspire’s 1st International...

Qatar Airways launches global sales campaign

Qatar Airways has said it is inviting passengers to start planning...

Top Rolls-Royce officials visit Qatar

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Doha welcomed Peter Schwarzenbauer, chairman...

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E-Nature contest winners named

The Qatar e-Nature Schools Contest 2017, under the patronage of HE...

KAHRAMAA

Maktoum award for Kahramaa

Qatar General Electricity and Water Corporation (Kahramaa) has...


Region
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PM arrives in Riyadh

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

Yemen

Two Saudi soldiers killed patrolling Yemen border

Two Saudi soldiers were killed on Thursday in a rocket attack near...

Abdulhadi al-Khawaja

Jailed Bahrain activist on hunger strike

A prominent Bahraini activist jailed for life for his role in...

Damascus Airport

'Huge' explosion near Damascus Airport: monitor

A massive explosion struck near Damascus International Airport early...


International
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Sweden attack

Sweden truck attack death toll rises to five

The death toll from the Stockholm truck attack rose to five on Friday after a 60-year-old Swedish woman succumbed to her injuries, police said.

Estonia

Estonia police put teddy bears on patrol

Estonia's police will soon carry teddy bears in their patrol cars to comfort children caught up in accidents or distressing situations, the organiser of the charity Traumamommik (Trauma Teddy) said.

Shah Rukh Khan

Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan taking TED to India

Indian superstar Shah Rukh Khan charmed a TED Conference crowd on Thursday, sharing his life and playfully portraying himself as an ageing movie star grappling with the changes around him.


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Opec wants further drop in oil stocks, working for consensus

Opec wants oil inventories to decline further and is working to ensure a policy-setting meeting in May reaches consensus, the group’s secretary-general said yesterday in comments pointing to an extension of a global supply cut.

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Demographic, social factors seen key in Mideast tourism growth

The Middle East will require further transformation within its travel and tourism industry owing to multi-faceted demand shift driven by generational and demographic changes, according to PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC).

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BoJ chief warns on ‘likely’ delay on inflation target

Japan’s central bank chief warned yesterday it is “likely” that an inflation target already running four years late would be delayed once again.

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Qantas to axe Dubai flights, boost Asian presence

Australian national carrier Qantas Airways Ltd yesterday said it would axe its Melbourne-Dubai-London flights operated in partnership with Emirates and switch the capacity to Asia when it launches non-stop Perth-London flights next year.

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Trump’s corporate tax rewrite faces major obstacle: Its cost

President Donald Trump offered corporate America a sweeping tax vision whose ultimate promise of lower rates and more global competitiveness depends on one thing: longevity.

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Saudi sees 7,000 jobs coming from solar projects by 2020

Saudi Arabia is hoping its solar-power programme will generate 7,000 jobs and build a local manufacturing industry that can export products to the world, reducing domestic demand for its crude oil in the process.

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