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The Fish Wealth Department of the...

Emir honours Somalia’s envoy

His Highness the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani met the...

Emir meets South Africa’s ambassador

His Highness the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani met the...

Emir in Turkey to attend OIC meet on Jerusalem

His Highness the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani arrived in...

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Emir honours GECF chief

His Highness the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani met the...

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Qatar and Japan join hands to enhance air quality monitoring

The environmental monitoring department of the Ministry of...


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US says hacker to plead guilty for role in 2016 cyber attacks

The US Department of Justice has caught one of the people involved in creating the Mirai botnet, a network of infected electronics equipment used to knock major websites offline in massive 2016 cyber attacks.

Sri Lanka

Sri Lankan unions call off rail strike after backlash

Railway trade unions said they would return to work after receiving assurances from the government that their concerns over pay would be addressed within two months.

A woman drinks water while other farm workers harvest rice in a rural area of Rajshahi, Bangladesh.

Bangladesh arrests cleric over fatwa against women farming

A Muslim cleric accused of issuing a fatwa banning women from working on farms has been arrested in Bangladesh, police said Wednesday.


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Mevlut Cavusoglu

Turkey says world must recognise East Jerusalem as Palestinian capital

Turkey appealed on Wednesday for the world to recognise East...

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Russia will keep bases in Syria to strike at insurgents

Russia will keep a naval and an air base in Syria capable of carrying...

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan meets with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in Istanbul, yesterd

Abbas, Hamas to take part in Islamic summit on Jerusalem

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and his rivals from the Hamas...

Putin

Russia begins partial withdrawal from Syria

Some were welcomed by small crowds holding patriotic banners in...


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‘Qatar committed to WTO obligations amid blockade’

HE the Minister of Economy and Commerce Sheikh Ahmed bin Jassim bin Mohammed al-Thani has reaffirmed Qatar’s full commitment to the rule of law to protect its rights in compliance with the principles and regulations of the World Trade Organisation (WTO).

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QIC ranked No 1 by Al Bayan magazine

Qatar Insurance has secured the top position in terms of balance sheet (assets in 2016) and shareholders’ equity (in 2016) in a ranking by the Al Bayan magazine.

QCB

QCB unveils plan to ensure solid financial future for Qatar

The major thrust of SSP, which is an improvement over the first strategic plan of 2013-16, is to create a regulatory framework that fosters growth.

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ZAD Holding Company to launch new products

ZAD Holding Company, which is participating in this year’s edition of ‘Made in Qatar’, said there are plans to launch new products that would support the local market amid the economic blockade imposed on the country.

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Carney to put pen to paper as UK inflation climbs above 3%

UK inflation unexpectedly accelerated to the fastest in more than 5 1/2 years in November, which will force Bank of England governor Mark Carney to explain why price growth is so far above his policy target.

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ANZ Bank to sell insurance arm to Zurich for $2.14bn

ANZ Bank unveiled plans yesterday to offload its life insurance arm to Zurich for Aus$2.85bn (US$2.14bn), making the Swiss giant Australia’s largest retail life insurer by premiums.

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