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The weekly Cabinet meeting, presided...

Qatar-Australia ties reviewed

HE the Minister Municipality and Environment Mohamed bin Abdullah...

Defence minister visits arms expo in Kazakhstan

HE the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of State for Defence...

Advisory Council legal affairs committee meets

The Advisory Council’s Legal and Legislative Affairs Committee...

Safar Mubarak al-Shafi

Deserted boats removed from Al Khor harbour

The Ministry of Municipality and Environment (MME) launched yesterday...

Pasquale Salzano

Italian ambassador tipped to be defence minister in Conte govt

Italian ambassador to Qatar Pasquale Salzano is expected to be...


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GULF TIMES

A year after militant siege, families seek closure

Mahid Radia’s last glimpse of his parents was when he and his children were fleeing their home amid gunfire, explosions and the howl of airplanes bombing the dens of extremists who had taken over Marawi.

MACRON

Macron presses tech giants on taxes, working conditions

French President Emmanuel Macron yesterday urged Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and the bosses of other tech companies accused of hoovering up personal data while avoiding taxes to use their clout for global good.

GULF TIMES

In power hungry nation, some advocate a nuclear revival

Filipino Wilfredo Torres was hired as a technician for Southeast Asia’s only nuclear power plant in the 1980s, but has spent the past decade giving guided tours at the never-used facility.


Region
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PALES

Palestinians join two UN agencies and chemical weapons pact

The Palestinians have joined two United Nations agencies and the...

LEBANESE

Lebanese parliament re-elects Berri as speaker

Politician Nabih Berri, a close ally of the Hezbollah group, was...

Iraq court

Iraq court sentences Belgian militant to death for IS membership

An Iraqi court on Tuesday sentenced a Belgian militant, who...

Syria

Syrian police deploy in south Damascus after IS defeat

The government on Monday seized the Yarmuk Palestinian camp and...


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QFC Employment Standards Office sets up Data Protection Directorate

The Employment Standards Office (ESO) of the Qatar Financial Centre (QFC) has established the Data Protection Directorate.

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Opec, allies said to mull new ways to measure oil stockpiles

Opec and allied oil producers including Russia are discussing new ways of measuring global crude stockpiles, signalling a possible decision that could affect production cuts they’re making to ease a global glut.

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Cost of insuring Bahrain debt jumps as deficit jitters increase

The cost of insuring Bahrain’s sovereign debt against default has jumped to near multi-year highs this week because of concern the country will lose access to international capital markets, bankers and debt traders said yesterday.

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Investors are creeping back into Russia debt

It didn’t take long for the world’s biggest bond investors to decide that Russia isn’t quite such a toxic trade after all.

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World markets dive on trade war, North Korea worries

Global stocks sank yesterday after US President Donald Trump said he was not satisfied with talks aimed at averting a trade war with China.

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Tesla reduces up to $14,000 off Model X in China after tariff cuts

Tesla Inc has slashed up to $14,000 off its Model X in China after Beijing announced major tariff cuts for imported automobiles, a potential sales boost for the US firm as the world’s largest auto market pivots towards electric cars.


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QNB Stars League sides Al Duhail and Al Sadd were both drawn against...

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Being the reigning Wimbledon champion and former French Open winner...

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Al Hamra bounced back in Group A as they scripted a 13-run triumph...

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