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There are some cars which define a...

Charming Charlie opens new store at Mall of Qatar

Women’s contemporary jewellery and accessory retailer Charming...

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...

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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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Smoke rises next to a position held by the Iraqi rapid response forces during a battle against Islam

Iraqi forces battle their way toward Mosul airport

US-backed Iraqi forces fought Islamic State fighters on Monday to...

IRAQ

Iraq launches offensive on IS-held west Mosul

Iraqi forces seized 10 villages from the Islamic State group...

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UAE signs $1.2bn in deals as arms fair opens

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

AUST

Australia, UAE to explore deeper defence ties, sales

Australia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) will explore closer...


International
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Maria Guadalupe Guereca, 60, visits the grave of her murdered son Sergio Hernandez

Mexican mom seeks justice for son killed by US border guard

Guadalupe Guereca wants just one thing: ‘Justice.’ In a choked voice, the 59-year-old woman recounts the death of her teenage son, fatally shot on Mexican soil by an American policeman standing on the US side of the border.

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'La La Land' has Hollywood singing a different tune on musicals

From ‘Singin' in the Rain’ to ‘The Wizard of Oz,’ musicals haven't traditionally seen much love from the Oscars. But ‘La La Land’ has changed all that ...

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Harsh weather in Afghanistan kills dozens in blizzard, rainstorms

As many as 50 people have died in storms over the past three days in Afghanistan, including 25 shepherds lost in a blizzard, a government disaster management official said on Monday.


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INDIAN

Indian equities rise on TCS share buyback expectations

Expectations of a share buy-back offer from a large IT firm and a strong rupee lifted the Indian equities markets yesterday, even as caution prevailed ahead of derivatives expiry and outflow of foreign funds.

INBOUND

Inbound China M&A takes flight on consumer promise

Overseas acquisitions by Chinese buyers are cooling after two record years as Beijing reins in capital outflows, but deals into China are on the rise, and new rules will make it easier for foreign buyers to tap China’s giant consumer potential.

JAPAN

Japan returns to trade deficit in January

Japan logged its first trade deficit in five months in January, official data showed yesterday, as higher energy prices overwhelmed slower growth in exports due to the lunar new year.

AI

AI, superbugs and climate chaos have Bill Gates, UN worried

Governments trail after companies from AI to gene engineering; UN sees emerging set of ‘mega trend’ threats

ECB

ECB scouts for forward guidance pitfalls on road to stimulus end

European Central Bank (ECB) officials are beginning to wonder how they’re going to tell the world when the end of the stimulus era is in sight.

HEDGE

Hedge funds bet big on oil as Opec gives them a free put option

Hedge funds and other money managers have amassed a very large bullish position in crude oil futures and options without so far having much impact on oil prices.

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