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The Qatar Met department has warned...

Call for stricter norms to end trafficking in children

Participants at the Interpol Global Conference on Trafficking in...

JV of French companies to operate Doha Metro, Lusail Tram

A joint venture partnership of the French company Keolis and...

Qatar Airways to buy 50 Airbus 321 planes

Qatar Airways has reconfirmed and upsized its earlier order for 50...

NHRC

NHRC urges global move to lift siege on Qatar

The National Human Rights Committee (NHRC) has called on the...

Snapshot from the Fellows Research Gathering.

‘Aspire in the World Fellows’

‘Aspire in the World Fellows’, a leading community for youth football...


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Congress suspends Aiyar over Modi slur

Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar yesterday triggered a major storm calling Narendra Modi a “neech aadmi” (vile man), which the prime minister gave a caste angle

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Poll campaign

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami and O Panneerselvam campaign for the All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam ahead of the December 21 by-election to Radhakrishnan Nagar Assembly constituency in Chennai yesterday.

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EU sets Sunday deadline for May to cut Brexit deal

The European Commission yesterday said there was still “no white smoke” on a Brexit deal and set a limit of Sunday for Prime Minister Theresa May to return to Brussels with an acceptable deal.


Region
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Hamas calls for Palestinian uprising against Israel

Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh, elected the group's overall leader in...

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Trump sparks firestorm by recognising Jerusalem

Donald Trump's defiant move -- making good on a pledge made during...

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Saudi air strikes on Yemen intensify, residents in capital stay indoors

A Saudi-led coalition stepped up air strikes on Yemen’s Houthis...

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UN chief says no alternative to two-state solution in Middle East

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Wednesday...


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Decade in making: post-crisis banking rules finally signed

Financial regulators reached a long-sought deal yesterday to harmonise global banking rules, capping a decade of effort to make banks more resilient even if they fell short of their own initial hopes.

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Court acquits three former Monte dei Paschi managers in derivatives case

An Italian court yesterday acquitted three former managers of Monte dei Paschi di Siena of charges that they obstructed regulators and misled authorities over a 2009 derivatives trade that prosecutors said was used to conceal losses.

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US jobless claims decline for third straight week

The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week, ...

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New KPN CEO is said to seek acquisitions in strategy shift

Royal KPN NV’s incoming chief executive officer intends to pursue foreign acquisitions, ..

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Barclays loses top spot in bond syndications for European governments

British bank Barclays has slid down the rankings in arranging European government bond sales as new regulations and Brexit uncertainty cause upheaval in the sector.

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Steinhoff scandal knocks $12bn off value in blow to tycoon Wiese

Shocked Steinhoff shareholders have wiped more than $12bn off its value since it revealed “accounting irregularities” and parted ways with its chief executive, in a dramatic fall from grace for the South African retailer.

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