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Queen Elizabeth celebrates 92nd birthday...

HMC hosts Qatar Stars League delegation

Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) recently hosted members of the Qatar...

Fishing contest

Katara, the Culture Village Foundation will see today afternoon the...

QU Centre unit earns ISO 9001 certification

Qatar University (QU)’s Centre of Community Service and Continuing...

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‘Gardens of Al-Andalus’ expo opens

The exhibition ‘Gardens of Al-Andalus’ has been opened at the College...

Local

Impact of social media on medical professionals discussed at WCM-Q

The possible impact of social media on the professional identity of...


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Students stage walkout to seek tighter gun laws

Thousands of students again walked out of classes across the United States yesterday, marking the 19th anniversary of the Columbine High School massacre with a show of unity aimed at pressuring politicians to enact tighter gun restrictions.

GULF TIMES

WWII bomb forces mass evacuation in central Berlin

Thousands of people around Berlin’s central railway station were evacuated yesterday to allow disposal experts to defuse an unexploded World War II explosive unearthed on a building site.

GULF TIMES

Latest talks to form Italian govt collapse

Former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi branded the 5-Star Movement (M5S) a danger for Italy yesterday, killing off any lingering chance of a coalition tie-up between his rightist bloc and the anti-establishment party.


Region
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$1mn reward to locate journalist

The United States is offering a reward of $1mn for information about...

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Israeli troops kill four more Palestinians in border protest

Israeli troops shot dead four Palestinians on the Gaza-Israel border...

Damascus

Syrian army bombards south Damascus enclave

The Syrian army bombarded jihadists in the last area outside...

Al Aqsa Mosque

Over 160 settlers break into Al-Aqsa Mosque

More than 160 settlers broke into Al-Aqsa Mosque from al-Maghareba...


Business
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SEN

Sensex falls; rupee weakens past 66-mark against dollar

The benchmark indices BSE Sensex and NSE’s Nifty 50 closed lower yesterday following losses in global equities and hawkish comments by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) in the monetary policy committee minutes.

OIL

Oil erases losses as impact of Trump tweet on price fizzles

Oil erased losses in New York after the initial reaction to US President Donald Trump’s tweet on “artificially Very High” prices fizzled.

ASIA

Asia’s second-hand jet market soars

Asia’s super-wealthy are increasingly opting for second-hand private jets rather than buying new ones, as private buyers look for deep discounts and shorter waiting times, aircraft brokers said.

CHINA

China banks extend $302bn in new property loans in Q1

Chinese banks extended 1.9tn yuan ($302bn) in new property loans in the first quarter of 2018, reflecting still solid demand for housing even as curbs on speculation continue to bite, central bank data showed yesterday.

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US fines Wells Fargo $1bn for mortgage, auto loan violations

Wells Fargo will pay $1bn in fines to address deficiencies identified by regulators in its mortgage and auto loan businesses, US officials said yesterday.

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Pound slides as rate hike prospect dims

The pound fell yesterday after Bank of England governor Mark Carney shook the market’s confidence in an early interest rate hike, dealers said.

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GULF TIMES SURVEY

While the missile strikes against the Syrian regime’s chemical weapons facilities are welcome, the world has to do much more to end the sufferings of the Syrian people.

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