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During the recent Spring holidays, as...

‘Suburbs too experience traffic snarls’

Unlike the previous year, the annual Qatar Traffic Report (QTR) 2016...

Regional pearl market poised for growth

The market for ornaments made from pearls in Qatar and rest of the...

Vacheron Constantin is a preferred watch for locals

Qatar is one of the best markets for premium and luxury limited...

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Fifty One East to showcase never-seen-before pieces

Fifty One East, Qatar’s prominent department store, is contributing...

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Chanel features high-jewellery pieces from its ‘1932’ collection

Chanel is showcasing its high-jewellery pieces from its ‘1932’...


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Bargain hunt!

Vendors show their goods to tourists in a popular tourist area named...

US troops walk as a US C-47 Chinook helicopter flies over the village of Oreij, south of Mosul

Iraq forces attack IS-held Mosul airport

Iraqi forces backed by jets, drones and gunships attacked Mosul...

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Civilians start fleeing homes after west Mosul offensive begins

A few hundred civilians have fled their homes in the outskirts of...

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Senior Yemeni general killed in missile attack

The second-in-command of Yemen army was killed yesterday when a...


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Dying man robbed of phone and watch

A young man who was stabbed in the chest after being ambushed was robbed of his phone and watch as he lay dying in the street, his family said yesterday.

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SpaceX cargo ship reaches space station after GPS glitch delay

A SpaceX cargo ship reached the International Space Station on Thursday, delivering science experiments, food and supplies to astronauts a day later than planned due to a GPS data glitch.

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More than 300 million suffer from depression as world ages: WHO

The global number of people with depression has risen by 18 per cent to 322 million in the past decade, the World Health Organization (WHO) said Thursday, demanding greater attention for high-risk groups.


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Glencore to pay out, snap up assets as profit rebounds

Commodities trader and miner Glencore reported an 18% rise in 2016 profit yesterday, buoyed by a rebound in raw material prices, and said it was well-placed financially for small acquisitions or a special dividend payout.

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Opec needs to prolong cuts to eliminate glut: Total CEO

Opec and Russia will need to prolong their six-month deal to cut oil output if they plan to trim the global inventory glut that has kept a lid on prices, said Total chief executive officer Patrick Pouyanne.

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Rosneft to expand oil trading business with new crude deals

Rosneft will expand its oil-trading operations and seek more prepaid supply deals as the Russian energy giant moves to feed its growing network of international refineries.

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No smartphone, LG TV and cannibal neighbour: Samsung heir’s prison life

While being questioned for allegedly bribing South Korea’s president, Samsung Group’s Jay Y Lee is locked up at a prison notorious for housing convicted billionaires, a serial killer and the hangman’s noose.

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Telecom, insurance, realty stocks weigh on QSE

The Qatar Stock Exchange was back in the negative trajectory with its key index losing 27 points, mainly dragged by telecom, insurance and realty stocks.

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Bharti Airtel to buy Telenor’s India arm

Indian telecom giant Bharti Airtel will buy the local operations of Norway’s Telenor, it said yesterday, as the ultra-competitive mobile market is shaken up by the country’s richest man.

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