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EMIR

His Highness the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin...

Schoolchildren visit Darb Al Saai

A group of schoolchildren wave Qatari flags yesterday as they visit...

Qatar, UK sign deal to set up Joint Operational Squadron

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

Qatar flays Israel’s excessive use of force against protesters

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

Jassim Seif Ahmed al-Sulaiti

Minister opens world-class transport education facility

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


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Shazam

Apple to buy song recognition app Shazam

Apple said Monday that it would buy leading song recognition app Shazam in a fresh bid to secure an edge in the intensifying battle of streaming services.

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India's Kohli, Sharma marry in Italy: statement

A statement sent to journalists said the wedding had been attended by close family and a few friends as "they wished their wedding to be a very private affair".

Trump

Trump denies watching 4-8 hours of TV a day

President Donald Trump on Monday denied a New York Times story on his daily White House life that says he watches up to eight hours of cable TV news a day.


Region
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A member of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) runs to take cover from sniper shots near the central

US-backed Syrian forces, Iraqi army coordinate at border - SDF

US-backed militias in Syria said they have formed a joint military...

Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu attends a meeting with European Union foreign ministers i

EU tells Netanyahu no support for Trump's Jerusalem move

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday urged the...

IMPLE

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...


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Bitcoin tops $18,000 in debut on major bourse

Bitcoin surged past $18,000 after making its debut on a major global exchange but was trading lower yesterday, highlighting the volatility of the controversial digital currency that has some investors excited but others nervous.

QSE

Foreign buying interest drives QSE past 7,900 mark

The buying interest of foreign institutions and individuals on Monday steered the Qatar Stock Exchange to surpass the 7,900 level with ease.

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Goldman warns of US Nafta exit as negotiators seek small wins

Investors remain on alert over the threat of Nafta talks failing even as negotiators meet this week in Washington and seek minor victories on less contentious issues.

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HSBC escapes prosecution as US ends 5-year deferred deal

HSBC Holdings Plc said its five-year-old deferred prosecution agreement with the Department of Justice has expired, ....

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BoJ seen to cut its annual buying target for ETFs

As stocks surge and consumer prices inch higher, investors say it’s time for the Bank of Japan to reduce equity purchases that have been criticised for distorting the market.

A man feeds money into a Bitcoin ATM at the Bitcoin Center NYC in New York, U.S. on November 27, 201

Hotly anticipated bitcoin futures surge 21 percent on debut

Bitcoin futures jumped more than 20 percent in their eagerly anticipated US debut, which backers hope will encourage wider use and legitimacy for the world's largest cryptocurrency even as critics warn of the risk of a bubble and price collapse.

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