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Women’s contemporary jewellery and...

10th annual Cultural Village launched at Qatar University

Qatar University (QU) students from 18 countries came together...

Al Khaliji hosts football tourney

Al Khalij Commercial Bank (al khaliji) hosted its annual football...

QU, British Council hold workshops for researchers

Qatar University College of Engineering (QU-CENG) and the British...

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Mogadishu market blast condemned

Qatar has expressed condemnation of the explosion which targeted a...

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QCDC highlights role of guidance in developing national workforce

The role of career guidance in developing the national workforce and...


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UN and others play down expectations for Geneva talks on Syria conflict

The United Nations and other parties to Syrian peace efforts...

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UAE signs $1.2bn in deals as arms fair opens

The four-day International Defence Exhibition and Conference (IDEX)...

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First-ever Comic Con enthrals crowds in Saudi Arabia

It’s not every day that young Saudis wander down the street dressed...

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Chemical weapons use in Syria ‘cannot be condoned’

Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohamed Javad Zarif, pointing to militants in...


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Germany’s SPD surges ahead of Merkel’s bloc

Germany’s centre-left Social Democrats (SPD) have moved ahead of Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservative Christian Democrats (CDU/CSU) in an opinion poll by the Emnid institute for the first time since 2006, Bild am Sonntag newspaper said.

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Sour mood among youth as Kosovo turns nine

Kosovo, Europe’s youngest state, turned nine on Friday, but 24-year-old Nazim Ahmeti was in no mood to celebrate.

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US wants ‘new start’ in ties: Pence tells Turkey

US Vice-President Mike Pence has told Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim that the new administration wanted a “new start” in relations between the two Nato member states, local media reported yesterday.


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Qatar Airways wins award for on-board entertainment content innovation

Qatar Airways has been recognised for content innovation at the fourth annual in-flight workshop and awards at Aircraft Interiors Middle East, held in partnership with F&E Aerospace.

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

Is commodity rally sustainable?

The WTI and Brent had ended at $53.40/barrel and $55.81/barrel respectively by the end of last week, YTD fallen by 0.6% and 1.78% respectively.

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Sovereign funds increasingly do their own private equity deals

Some of the world’s biggest sovereign wealth funds are increasingly striking their own private equity deals rather than relying on external fund managers, in a drive to cut costs and gain more control.

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Election risks and retail sales hurt pound, euro

Falls for the euro and the pound dominated trade in the major global currencies on Friday, hit by a combination of nerves over upcoming French elections and signs British consumers are beginning to struggle in the face of the Brexit effect.

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‘Qatar PPPs to help achieve sustainable development’

Partnerships between Qatar’s public and private sectors will help promote multilateral efforts to achieve sustainable development, Qatar Chamber chairman Sheikh Khalifa bin Jassim al-Thani has said in an interview with the Qatar News Agency.

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Bank of Singapore to use Dubai as base to attract Mideast, Africa wealth

The private banking arm of Singapore’s second-biggest lender OCBC is targeting annual growth of assets of more than 20% from its new office in Dubai, which it aims to use to attract wealthy clients from the Middle East and Africa, its chief executive told Reuters yesterday.

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