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Sash of Merit for envoy

HH the Deputy Emir Sheikh Abdullah bin Hamad al-Thani yesterday met...

Annual cost for diabetes care could rise to QR5bn in 2035

Qatar’s annual cost for diabetes care could rise from QR1.8bn in 2015...

QA set to meet ICAO flight-tracking recommendations

Qatar Airways will be the global launch customer of GlobalBeacon...

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Erdogan meets with al-Attiyah

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Qatar destinations in online spotlight

Scenic spots and other tourist destinations in and around Qatar are...


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Shimon Peres' condition deteriorates

Close relatives of former Israeli president and Nobel Peace Prize...

A search operation after a boat carrying migrants capsized in the Mediterranean, along the shore in

Migrant shipwreck death toll rises to 194

Twenty-five bodies were recovered on Tuesday from a boat that sank in...

Damaged buildings in a rebel-held area of Aleppo

Syrian government launches Aleppo ground attack

Syrian government forces and their allies attacked the...

Iraqi security forces gather at the site of a suicide bomb blast in Baghdad

Three blasts kill at least 17 in Baghdad: police

Three blasts killed at least 17 people and wounded more than 50 in...


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Philippine envoy’s China trip shelved

A visit to China by a Philippine special envoy tasked with rebuilding tattered ties with Beijing has been cancelled, his aides said yesterday, the latest turn in a foreign policy increasingly unpredictable under the new president.

Delhi diary

Mulayam family feud may be good for India

The feudal family is feuding and Narendra Modi could well be laughing all the way to the polling booth.

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Teachers tabbed to death by students

The Delhi government will give Rs10mn to the family of a school teacher stabbed to death by two students, it was announced yesterday.


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IEA warns oil supply will exceed demand until late ’17

Global oil output will exceed demand until late 2017, the head of the International Energy Agency said before major producing nations gather for talks.

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Malaysia’s $16bn transport binge spurs sukuk sales

Top underwriters see Malaysian corporate sukuk sales rebounding from a four-year low as Prime Minister Najib Razak ramps up spending to boost an economy forecast to grow at the slowest pace since 2009.

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Malaysia sets up world’s first integrated Islamic stockbroking service

Malaysia, the world’s dominant Islamic finance destination, fostered its role as a key player in the industry by opening the world’s first end-to-end Islamic exchange platform earlier this September at Kuala Lumpur’s stock exchange, Bursa Malaysia.

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Europe markets slip on dim outlook for oil deal

A stocks rally triggered by Hillary Clinton’s upbeat performance in the first US presidential debate over Republican rival Donald Trump slid away yesterday on a dim outlook for an oil deal.

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Customer in China reports battery fire in new Note 7

A Chinese man reported that a Note 7 smartphone from Samsung Electronics Co exploded after he bought it this week, raising questions about whether the South Korean company’s problems with battery fires are spreading to newer versions of the premium device.

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ADB sticks to Asia’s growth forecasts at 5.7% for 2016 and ’17

The Asian Development Bank kept its growth estimates for developing Asia for this year and next at 5.7%, saying sustained expansion in China and India can steady the region but warned of risks from a looming US interest rate hike.

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