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US embassy opens as Trump stays away

US embassy opens as Trump stays away

The new US embassy in London opened with little fanfare yesterday after US President Donald Trump refused to attend the inauguration because of its price tag and less-than-central location.

Substantial growth seen in Qatar investments in France

Substantial growth seen in Qatar investments in France

Qatari investments in France “have grown substantially,” according to a former official of the World Trade Organisation (WTO), who was in Qatar recently to promote the country’s bid to organise ...

Asia markets mostly higher; Hong Kong extends rally

Asia markets mostly higher; Hong Kong extends rally

Most Asian markets resumed their positive start to the year yesterday with Hong Kong extending its record run to 14 days while the euro held gains after the previous day’s jump.

Qatar tennis team to take part in tournaments in Turkey

Qatar tennis team to take part in tournaments in Turkey

The Qatari tennis team will participate in three futures tournaments to be staged in Antalya, Turkey from January 15.

Soldiers loot arms, burn base in Ivory Coast’s second city

Soldiers loot arms, burn base in Ivory Coast’s second city

Soldiers in Ivory Coast’s second largest city looted weapons from the base of a rival elite military unit before setting it on fire during an overnight clash, leaders of the faction that carried out the raid said yesterday.

Criminal underworld is dropping bitcoin for another cryptocurrency

Criminal underworld is dropping bitcoin for another cryptocurrency

Bitcoin is losing its lustre with some of its earliest and most avid fans – criminals – giving rise to a new breed of virtual currency.

Emir attends Qatar Open final

Emir attends Qatar Open final

His Highness the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani attended the final of Qatar ExxonMobil Open for men which was held at Khalifa International Tennis and Squash Complex Saturday evening.

QC hands over keys for 50 Gaza residential units

QC hands over keys for 50 Gaza residential units

Qatar Charity rebuilt the Al Dafer Tower in Gaza Strip, which was destroyed during the war in Gaza in 2014.

QU college wins top honours in national and global events

QU college wins top honours in national and global events

Three faculty members and seven students from Qatar University College of Pharmacy (QU-CPH) achieved a number of wins for their research projects presented at national and international events.

‘Artificial pancreas’ works during intense exercise

‘Artificial pancreas’ works during intense exercise

An “artificial pancreas” that monitors blood sugar and automatically delivers insulin may make it safer for teens with type 1 diabetes to participate in sports, a US study suggests.

Messi deals with Madrid again as Barca look impregnable

Messi deals with Madrid again as Barca look impregnable

Leo Messi ended the Clasico in a state of undress again but it was Real Madrid who had been stripped bare.

Barwa signs construction contract for new labour city on Salwa Road

Barwa signs construction contract for new labour city on Salwa Road

Barwa Real Estate Company has announced the signing of a QR1.295bn contract with Insha Co to build a new labour city on Salwa Road.