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The Cultural Village Foundation-Katara...

Cebu Pacific ramps up collection to reach 4mn malnourished children

Cebu Pacific (CEB) has strengthened its partnership with the United...

Dana Alfardan to share stage at al-Jassmi concert

Renowned Emirati singer Dr Hussain al-Jassmi, popularly known as...

El Salvador president backs al-Kuwari for Unesco post

President of El Salvador Sanchez Ceren met HE Dr Hamad bin Abdulaziz...

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PM meets Turkish delegation

HE the Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Abdullah bin...

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HMC celebrates success of first dentistry fellowship programme

Hamad Medical Corporation’s (HMC) Hamad Dental Centre has celebrated...


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Syrians elect first civilian council to run Idlib city

Syrians in northwestern Idlib cast their ballots yesterday for...

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No renegotiation of N-deal: Rouhani

President Hassan Rouhani said yesterday there was no chance of Iran...

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US to help Egypt restore hundreds of pharaonic era coffins

Egypt will restore hundreds of coffins dating back thousands of years...

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Turkey Kurd leader risks up to 142 years in jail

Turkish prosecutors are demanding up to 142 years in prison for...


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No voter ID, no sex, urges Kenyan MP

A Kenyan opposition MP has urged fellow women to impose a sex boycott until their men register to vote in August’s general election.

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Communists warn peace pact not achievable before 2019

Philippine communist rebels waging one of Asia’s longest insurgencies said yesterday a peace pact was likely not achievable before 2019, in a blow to the government’s hopes of securing a deal this year.

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China’s sea militarisation is ‘very troubling’: defence chief

China’s militarisation of the South China Sea is “very troubling” and neither peaceful nor friendly, the Philippines’ defence secretary said yesterday.


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Qatar, Turkey chambers sign deal to enhance cooperation

Qatar Chamber has signed a cooperation agreement with the Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges of Turkey (TOBB) at the opening rites of the ‘2nd SMEs Conference’ held at the Ritz-Carlton Doha yesterday.

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NBK Automobiles posts significant growth in ’16

Nasser Bin Khaled (NBK) Automobiles, authorised general distributor of Mercedes-Benz in Qatar, has achieved significant growth in 2016, a top official said yesterday.

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QEWC and Nebras in deal with Masdar to develop renewable energy projects

Abu Dhabi’s renewable energy company Masdar has signed a cooperation agreement with Qatar Electricity & Water Company (QEWC) and Nebras Power at Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week to develop renewable and sustainable energy projects.

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QFCRA is now full signatory to Iosco MMoU

The Qatar Financial Centre Regulatory Authority (QFCRA) has been approved as a ‘full signatory’ to the International Organisation of Securities Commissions (Iosco) multilateral memorandum of understanding (MMoU) concerning consultation and cooperation and the exchange of information.

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Sheikh Ahmed meets top officials in Davos

HE the Minister of Economy and Commerce Sheikh Ahmed bin Jassim bin Mohamed al-Thani yesterday met Argentina’s Minister of State for Economic Affairs Horacio Reifr and International Trade Centre director general Arancha Gonzalez separately on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum in Davos.

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E-solutions to help SMEs integrate with global value chains, says Seetharaman

Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) should leverage on e-solutions to integrate with global value chains, Doha Bank CEO Dr R Seetharaman said.

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