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Katara Hospitality honoured 42...

Kabul hotel attack condemned

Qatar has strongly condemned the attack that targeted a hotel in the...

MoI rights dept signs MoU with QRCS

The Human Rights Department at the Ministry of Interior (MoI) signed...

Officers take part in QAF’s riot control course

The Qatar Armed Forces has concluded the riot control training course...

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QC backs Al Rastan Bakery to aid displaced in Syria

Qatar Charity (QC) has announced that it has started supporting Al...

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QU co-hosts world university rankings data masterclass

Qatar University (QU), in partnership with Times Higher Education...


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A giant mushroom-shaped cloud rises into the air from the Mayon volcano

Volcano rains ash on Philippines as experts warn of violent eruption

A giant mushroom-shaped cloud shot up from the Philippines' most active volcano on Monday, darkening the skies and raining ash on communities where tens of thousands have fled after warnings ...

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Protest erupt as bus fares hiked

State transport bus fares were hiked throughout Tamil Nadu within a week of a union strike for increased wages and pension benefits that ended on January11. The minimum fare increase is 20% while the maximum is 54% in economy and luxury buses.

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Delhi police book factory owner over 17 fire deaths

The bodies of 11 out of 17 people who died in a major fire in a factory here on Saturday evening have been identified and the establishment’s owner arrested, police said yesterday.


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UN appeals for nearly $3bn aid for Yemen

The United Nations yesterday made what it said was a record appeal...

Jim Mattis

Turkey advised US before Syria strikes; contacts ongoing -Mattis

Turkey advised the United States ahead of its air strikes in Syria...

AQIM

Tunisia forces kill the new leader of local branch of al-Qaeda

Tunisia special forces killed a local leader in al-Qaeda in Islamic...

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

Turkish border town hit by missile from Syria, one killed, 32 wounded

A missile fired across the border from Syria hit the Turkish border...


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Small businesses in Qatar benefit from MoTC’s workshops

Startups and small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Qatar stand to gain from the series of workshops being organised by the Ministry of Transport and Communications ..

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Global benchmark oil futures pause, ending 4-week gains

The recent strong rally in global benchmark oil futures paused last week, bringing to an end a four-week period of gains which had seen prices rise by more than 10% since December.

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Opec, Russia signal oil cuts may endure past 2018

Opec and Russia reaffirmed that they’ll persevere with oil-production cuts until the end of the year to clear a global glut and signalled they’re ready to co-operate beyond that.

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QFBA celebrates certification of Qatari executives’ group in ‘Future CEO’ programme

The Qatar Finance and Business Academy (QFBA) recently organised a congratulatory event for the first cohort of senior Qatari executives in its pioneering ‘Future CEO’ (FCEO) programme.

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Most of regional bourses fall, Saudi retreats further from technical barrier

Most Middle Eastern stock markets fell yesterday with Saudi Arabia pulling further away from a major resistance level, although a surge by fuel distributor Adnoc Distribution buoyed Abu Dhabi.

Dr R Seetharaman is Group CEO of Doha Bank. The views expressed are his own.

Focus on governance in reshaping global systems at Davos

The 48th annual meeting of the World Economic Forum is going to be held this week at Davos, Switzerland.


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The QNB Stars League’s Week 13 had it all — three big-margin wins, a...

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Wesley Sneijder seems to be living up to his reputation and adding...

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Thisara Perera starred with bat and ball as Sri Lanka ended their...

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