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Qatar Museums

Qatar Museums (QM) is hosting a series...

GU-Q students win QR25,000 in QBIC hackathon

Two students of Georgetown University in Qatar (GU-Q) have won...

Qatar Charity builds artesian well for Somali IDPs

Qatar Charity (QC) has constructed an artesian well in Gubadley, a...

Tamuq empowers Pakistani students at Women in Energy Scholars programme

A total of 17 Pakistani students participated in the inaugural...

Summer is not over yet with Qatar Calendar’s August edition

Summer is not over yet with Qatar Calendar’s August edition

With a few more weeks left to the summer holidays, Doha residents can...

Customs foils bid to smuggle shabo into Qatar

Customs foils bid to smuggle shabo into Qatar

The inspectors of the Postal Consignments Customs Department at the...


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Olivia Newton-John

Grease star Olivia Newton-John dies aged 73

Singer Olivia Newton-John, who gained worldwide fame as the high school sweetheart Sandy in the hit movie Grease, died yesterday after a 30-year battle with cancer. She was 73.

Marina Ovsyannikova

Russian TV protester ordered to pay new fine over Ukraine

A Moscow court yesterday ordered journalist Marina Ovsyannikova, who denounced Russia’s intervention in Ukraine, to pay a new fine for discrediting the Russian army.

Kenya

Kenya watchdog cancels four local polls on eve of presidential vote

Kenya’s election commission yesterday cancelled four local polls and announced the arrest of six officials on the eve of a high-stakes presidential vote, raising alarm after a campaign dominated by rigging fears.


Region
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Lebanon jail

30 inmates escape from Lebanon jail

More than 30 people fled a Lebanon detention centre at dawn...

Palestine boy

Islamic Jihad agrees Gaza truce with Israel to end conflict

Islamic Jihad fighters yesterday agreed terms of an Egyptian-brokered...

Air strikes in Gaza

Air strikes, rocket attacks pound Gaza in second day of fighting

Israeli aircraft struck in Gaza yesterday, a day after an Israeli...

Israel-Gaza

Reactions to Israel-Gaza showdown

The latest deadly flare-up in Gaza has drawn reactions from the...


Business
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An oil tanker is being loaded at Saudi Aramco’s Ras Tanura oil refinery and oil terminal in Saudi Ar

Saudi oil pricing to Asia signals more competition is on its way

Saudi Arabia’s decision to price some of its oil at lower-than-expected levels is setting the stage for keen competition in Asia among producers vying to supply the region.

A visitor crosses the trading floor at the Borsa Istanbul SA stock exchange in Istanbul (file). Fore

Foreign ETF investors dial back bets against Turkish equities

Foreign investors are bailing on their bearish wagers against Turkish stocks, with short positions on an exchange-traded fund falling to their lowest level since early 2014.

Berkshire Hathaway chairman Warren Buffett walks through the exhibit hall as shareholders gather to

Buffett’s Berkshire pounces on market slump to buy equities

Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc is following an age-old adage: Buy the dip. The conglomerate was a net buyer of equities in the quarter, reporting $3.8bn in purchases, according to results released on Saturday. It was a net seller in the second quarter of last year.

A general view of a port in Keelung, Taiwan. China and Hong Kong combined remain by far Taiwan’s lar

Economic ties to China make more sanctions unlikely, says Taiwan

China’s economic measures against Taiwan are unlikely to have a major impact on trade between the two economies given how closely they’re intertwined, a finance ministry official in Taipei said on Monday.

The Federal Reserve building is set against a blue sky in Washington. Fed policy makers in June saw

US inflation peak is in sight but debate rages over what comes next

Sky-high US inflation may finally be approaching a peak as global economic growth sputters and oil and other commodity prices plunge. Now the focus is shifting to how fast and far it will retreat.

Doha skyline

Qatar set to clock 'fastest pace' of real GDP growth in 8 years at 5.1% in 2022

Qatar has been forecast to achieve a real GDP growth of 5.1% this year, which if realised would mark the "fastest pace" of growth since 2014, according to Emirates NBD.

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