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UDC and Ooredoo senior officials at the signing ceremony.

Ooredoo and United Development Company...

Qatar University to organise Graduate Open Day

Qatar University (QU) will organise the Graduate Open Day event on...

Qataris’ appetite for luxury jewellery, watches steady despite challenges

Qataris’ appetite for luxury jewellery and watches continue unchanged...

CNA-Q welcomes 89 new Health Sciences students

A total of 89 first-year students at the School of Health Sciences at...

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QU student body announces election of new president

Qatar University Student Representative Board (QUSRB) has announced...

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LuLu Creative Club holds event for kids

LuLu Hypermarket Barwa City recently hosted an event for ‘The Lulu...


Region
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Ayatollah Ali Khamenei attending the sixth international conference in support of Palestinian intifa

Iran leader backs liberation from Israel 'tumour'

Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei called on Tuesday for...

Rebel fighters, part of the Turkey-backed Euphrates Shield alliance, advance  towards the city of Al

Turkish military says 44 IS militants killed in Syria

Forty-four Islamic State militants were killed by Turkey-backed...

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Army escalates bombing ahead of talks

Syrian government forces yesterday escalated their bombing campaign...

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US ‘not in Iraq to seize anybody’s oil’: Mattis

The United States is not about to plunder Iraq’s petroleum reserves,...


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Five die as plane crashes into Melbourne mall

A light aircraft smashed into shops and exploded into a “massive fireball” killing all five on board, including four American passengers reportedly golfers on the trip of a lifetime, officials in Australia said yesterday.

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N Korean suspect lived mystery life in Malaysia

Ri Jong-chol, a North Korean arrested in the probe into last week’s murder of the half-brother of the isolated state’s leader, lived in Malaysia for more than three years without working at the company registered on his employment permit or receiving a salary.

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Students wade through floodwaters after school in a flood-hit area at the Mangga Dua business district in Jakarta, Indonesia.


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Bank Islam Brunei eyes 1st IPO from Asian sultanate

Bank Islam Brunei Darussalam Bhd is exploring an initial public offering, according to people with knowledge of the matter, in what would be the first listing from a company based in the oil-rich Southeast Asian sultanate.

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Borsa Istanbul plans to increase its gold storage by ten-fold

Turkey’s Borsa Istanbul plans to open a new precious-metals vault next month that will boost storage about 10-fold as the exchange looks to tap more of the global market.

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Russia comes closer to tapping big potential of Islamic finance

While a number of post-Soviet states in Central Asia have already opened their finance industry to Islamic banking, Russia so far has been a bit of a laggard to do so.

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Buffett takes his own advice in pulling plug on Unilever bid

Warren Buffett is so good at deal-making that bankers and salesmen study his musings endlessly for clues on how he does it. But even he doesn’t always get his way.

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Brent market tightens sharply as traders eye stock draws

Brent futures prices for the second quarter have risen strongly in recent days suggesting traders expect the oil market to move into deficit earlier or that a squeeze is underway.

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Outsize slide in German 2-year yield amplified by bottlenecks

A sudden, steep drop in Germany’s 2-year government bond yield to record lows yesterday was loosely linked to French election jitters but has left many investors puzzling over a move way out of kilter with other German and European bond market shifts.

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