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In cooperation with civil society...

Qatar Charity launches photography contest

Qatar Charity, through its Ghiras magazine, has launched a...

Expat jailed for fake PhD degree

A Doha Criminal Court has sentenced a Jordanian man to three years in...

King of Spain meets al-Nasser

King Felipe VI of Spain has met with Nassir bin Abdulaziz al-Nasser,...

Some of the participants and winners at the research day.

Healthcare students take part in workshops, contests

Healthcare students at Qatar University's (QU) colleges of pharmacy...

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Two sentenced for selling illicit drugs

A Doha Criminal Court has sentenced a Bangladeshi man to 10 years in...


Region
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Hamas halts electricity protests, but anger remains

The 25-year-old nicknamed Guevara because of his admiration for the...

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Most IS commanders in Mosul already killed, says Iraqi general

Most Islamic State (IS) commanders in Mosul have been killed in...

Saudi Arabia road accident in which six British citizens were killed

Six Britons killed in Saudi road crash

Six British nationals have been killed and several more injured in a...

Philip Alston, UN Special Rapporteur on Extreme Poverty and Human Rights

End ban on women driving, UN expert tells Saudi

Saudi Arabia's government should end the kingdom's ban on women...


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Lanka stalls airline sell-off

Sri Lanka has failed to attract bids from international airlines to privatise its loss-making flag carrier, but will continue its efforts to salvage the company, a minister said yesterday.

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Scores protest in Lanka against Donald Trump

A small, but vociferous group yesterday staged a protest outside the US embassy in Sri Lanka about the inauguration of Donald Trump as US president, officials said.

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Belgian court upholds jail time for French comedian: lawyer

A Belgian court upheld yesterday French comedian Dieudonne’s two-month jail sentence for incitement to hatred over alleged racist and anti-Semitic comments during a show in Belgium, a lawyer said.


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Opec, Russia to meet in Vienna for first check on oil output cut progress

Representatives of Opec and several other major oil producers started arriving in Vienna yesterday for their first meeting to monitor compliance with an agreement to cut output.

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QNB Capital is joint-lead manager for Turkey’s $2bn global bond

QNB Capital, along with Barclays, Citi and Goldman Sachs, acted as joint-lead manager and book-runner for the Turkey’s $2bn long 10-year senior unsecured global bond, which has seen oversubscription.

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Fairfax may sell 25% of India’s ICICI Lombard for up to $1bn

Fairfax Financial Holdings is in early talks to sell 25% of India’s largest private general insurer ICICI Lombard in a deal that could fetch up to $1bn, as the Canadian firm looks to cash out and start a new insurance joint venture, sources familiar with the matter said.

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Japan threatening to take India to WTO over steel

Japan is threatening to take India to the WTO over restrictions that nearly halved its steel exports to the South Asian nation over the past year, a step that could trigger more trade spats as global tensions over steel and other commodities run high.

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George Soros says Trump will fail and market’s dream will end

The billionaire investor George Soros said yesterday that global markets will falter given the uncertainty of the new US President Donald Trump’s policies.

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Deutsche Boerse-LSE merger may crush rivals, warns EU

European Union regulators told Deutsche Boerse and London Stock Exchange Group that their $12bn deal to create the region’s dominant exchange operator combines two direct rivals that may eliminate clearing services competitors, according to two people who’ve seen the EU’s statement of objections.

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