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Britain, France to strike new border deal on migrants

Britain, France to strike new border deal on migrants

Britain will agree to take in more young refugees while providing ‘significant’ funds for northern France's economic development under a new border agreement ...

Supreme Committee board of directors restructured

Supreme Committee board of directors restructured

His Highness the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani issued Decree No 4 of 2018, allowing Qatar Development Bank (QDB) to use the land required for construction of the second phase ...

Qatar economy registers 5.5% surge y-o-y in real terms

Qatar economy registers 5.5% surge y-o-y in real terms

A robust expansion in both hydrocarbons and non-hydrocarbons helped Qatar economy register 5.5% surge year-on-year in real terms (inflation-adjusted) during the third quarter (Q3) of this year ...

More than 2,000 drugs now in cancer immunotherapy race

More than 2,000 drugs now in cancer immunotherapy race

The race to develop new immunotherapy treatments against cancer has sparked an unprecedented explosion in the oncology drug pipeline, with more than 2,000 immune system-boosting agents now in development.

Switzerland approves $1.3 bn in EU aid

Switzerland approves $1.3 bn in EU aid

Switzerland said Thursday it will provide more than a billion dollars in development aid to the European Union, as Bern seeks to stabilise its messy ties with Brussels.

Qatar's development 'impressive': German minister

Qatar's development 'impressive': German minister

Germany wishes to see more Qatari investments in the country, said German Minister of Economy and Finance, Brigitte Zebrais.

UN official praises Qatar's commitment to sustainable development agenda

UN official praises Qatar's commitment to sustainable development agenda

Qatar has shown strong commitment to the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, as well as the Addis Ababa Action Plan, said Liu Zhenmin ...

Emir's speech has a clear vision for future: Cabinet

Emir's speech has a clear vision for future: Cabinet

HE the Minister of Justice and Acting Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs Hassan Lahdan Saqr al-Mohannadi said the cabinet praised the Emir’s speech as it has a clear vision it for development in all fields.

Portugal planning free zones for drones, self-driving cars

Portugal planning free zones for drones, self-driving cars

Aiming to spur development of drones and self-driving vehicles, Portugal is planning to launch ‘free zones’ with special regulations to allow testing of such technologies and attract investment in them ...

Minister: environment key pillar of Qatar's development strategy

Minister: environment key pillar of Qatar's development strategy

HE the Minister of Municipality and Environment Mohamed bin Abdullah al-Rumaihi handed the presidency of the 29th session of the council of Arab ministers in charge of environment affairs ...

Emir patronises inauguration of Hamad Port

Emir patronises inauguration of Hamad Port

His Highness the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani patronised the official inauguration of Hamad Port in Umm al-Houl on Tuesday.

Prime Minister's call to fulfil people's aspirations

Prime Minister's call to fulfil people's aspirations

HE the Prime Minister, who chaired the meeting, expressed thanks to all for the great efforts they have exerted since the beginning of the current crisis.