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Ikea chocolate products

The Ministry of Economy and Commerce...

Filipino expatriate sentenced for drug peddling

A Doha Criminal Court has sentenced a Filipino expatriate to three...

Closure of Al Ghessen Interchange on Al Shamal Road

The Public Works Authority (Ashghal) has announced that it will...

Emir concludes visit to Argentina

HH the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani receiving a jersey of the...

FOCUS

Driving schools see drop in new admissions

Last year during the same period, many driving schools had seen a...

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HBKU Press publishes latest issue of QScience Connect

Hamad bin Khalifa University Press (HBKU Press) has published the...


Region
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PKK militants

Turkey kills 35 militants after they try to storm base

Turkey's army killed 35 Kurdish militants after they attempted to...

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Egypt education system under spotlight as exams leaked

High school finals are always a terrifying prospect for Egyptian...

The road that civilians would have to use to access one of the safe exit points to leave rebel-held

Calls grow for Syria regime to end Aleppo siege

Aid agencies called Friday on Syria's government to end its...

Iraqi women and children who fled the towns of al-Shirqat and Qayyarah

Up to 1 million more Iraqis risk being displaced

Up to one million more Iraqis risk being displaced as government...


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Mexico agrees to monitor for probe of student massacre

Mexico agreed on Friday to let the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) again monitor its widely criticised investigation into the disappearance and probable massacre of 43 students in 2014.

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Lula faces court trial for ‘obstruction of justice’

Ex-Brazilian president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, who was key in getting the Olympics to Rio, will be put on trial for allegedly trying to obstruct a corruption probe at Petrobras oil company, officials said on Friday.

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New hope for Taiwan tribes as culture under threat

For Tama Talum of Taiwan’s aboriginal Bunun mountain people, hunting is a way of life, integral to his tribal customs – but after his arrest for illegally killing a deer and goat on land near his village, he fears those traditions will soon die out.


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GLOBAL

Global growth to reach 2.9% in 2016: QNB

QNB expects global growth to reach 2.9% in 2016, the slowest rate since the global financial crisis in 2009.

FOSUN

China’s Fosun to buy Brazil investment firm

China’s Fosun yesterday signed an agreement to acquire Brazil-based investment management firm Rio Bravo...

PAK

Pakistan ‘Agro Food Festival’ a huge draw

Two-day Agro Food Festival in town invites investors to profit from country’s ‘proximity and fertile soil’

OOREDOO

Ooredoo said to consider stake sale in StarHub owner

Ooredoo, the Qatar-owned phone carrier, is considering selling its indirect stake in Singapore’s StarHub Ltd

QNB

QNB Suisse moves to new location by Lake Geneva

QNB Group has announced the relocation of QNB Suisse to its new location by the famous Lake Geneva at Rue Quai du Mont Blanc.

LULU

LuLu Exchange official receives ‘Global Businessman’ award at Brand Icons 2016

An official of LuLu Exchange Company has received the “Global Businessman” award during the seventh edition of the Brand Icons Awards presented by The Times Group on Friday at the Taj Vivanta in Thiruvananthapuram, India.


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Qatar’s Bashar Hussain, Gabica Antonio, Francisco Olita Felicilda...

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In this picture taken with a tilt and shift lens, Ferrari mechanics...

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City’s preferred price is around £40mn, while Everton are quoting...

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