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The General Authority of Customs held a...

Pearl-Qatar all set for Summer Festival next month

In collaboration with Qatar Tourism Authority (QTA), United...

Summer of fun for Al Khor students

The ongoing events of the “Have Fun & Learn 2” summer programme in Al...

Food-borne diseases: Residents urged to practice food hygiene

Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) has cautioned residents to safeguard...

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One month closure in Maamoura underpass

A temporary closure will be in place for one month starting from...

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Qatar to mark World Hepatitis Day tomorrow

Ministry of Public Health in collaboration with Hamad Medical...


Region
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Army cuts off supply routes into east Aleppo

The Syrian army said yesterday it had cut off all supply routes into...

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UN calls for humanitarian truce in Taiz

The United Nations called for a humanitarian truce in the Yemeni...

SUMMER

Summer camp trains young Gazans for war

As if from nowhere, a dozen young people surge out of a tunnel,...

ISRAEL

Israel razes 11 homes in Qalandia

Israeli authorities early yesterday destroyed 11 Palestinian homes in...


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Venezuela food shortages leave zoo animals hungry

Some 50 animals have starved to death in the last six months at one of Venezuela’s main zoos, according to a union leader, due to chronic food shortages that have plagued the crisis-stricken South American nation.

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Rousseff, Lula to boycott Olympic opening event

Brazil’s suspended president Dilma Rousseff and her predecessor and left-wing ally Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva will boycott the opening ceremony at the Rio Olympics, officials said.

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Foundation stone laid for Kalam memorial

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar yesterday laid the foundation stone for building a national memorial of former president A P J Abdul Kalam on his first death anniversary at his burial site Pei Karumbu here.


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EZDAN

Ezdan Holding Group posts first half net profit of QR927mn

Backed by prudent investment strategies, Ezdan Holding Group posted a half yearly net profit of QR927mn, up 8% on the same period last year.

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Qatar First Bank earns net profit of QR16.8mn in H1

Qatar First Bank has earned a net profit of QR16.8mn and a revenue of QR353mn in the first half of this year.

QIB

Egypt shares jump on IMF loan talks, oil pulls down Gulf stocks

Egyptian stocks surged yesterday on news that Cairo was close to agreeing an International Monetary Fund (IMF) lending programme, while weak oil prices pulled down most bourses in the Gulf.

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China remains as key risk to India investors, says Morgan Stanley

India has overtaken China as the world’s fastest-growing major economy, but its northeastern neighbour remains the biggest risk for investors in rupee assets, ....

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Asia stocks stutter but Tokyo soars

Japanese and European shares soared yesterday after Tokyo launched a massive stimulus package to kick start the economy, but other Asian markets were more subdued as the Federal Reserve wraps up a key policy meeting.

EME

Emerging equities hit 11-month high

Emerging stocks touched 11-month highs yesterday, boosted by news of additional Japanese stimulus and shrugging off a sharp drop in mainland shares in China, where fears of a fresh regulatory crackdown are weighing.

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