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A session from one of the workshops at Qatar National Library.

Qatar National Library is offering a...

‘Summer in Qatar’ names winners in final raffle

The biggest ‘Summer in Qatar’ (SiQ) programme wrapped up on Friday...

WCM-Q study reveals role of chlamydia in infertility among women in Mena region

Researchers at Weill Cornell Medicine – Qatar (WCM-Q) have discovered...

Ahlibank credit cardholders get chance to win back school or college fees

Ahlibank has launched again the highly-successful back to school...

Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani shaking hands with ambassador Saeed Mubarak al-Khayarin.

Afghanistan president receives papers of Qatar’s ambassador

Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani has received the credentials of...

Qatar’s ambassador to Nepal Yousuf bin Mohamed al-Hail.

Qatar backs Nepal's 2020 initiative to attract tourists

Qatar will support the Visit Nepal 2020 initiative that aims to...


International
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Gurvan Le Gall

Frenchman gets 10 months for 'bribing' Russian police

A Frenchman was sentenced to 10 months in a Russian penal colony on Monday after being convicted of trying to bribe local police during a document check, his lawyer said.

Riot police officers keep watch outside the Tredgold Building Magistrate court in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe

Police, soldiers patrol Zimbabwe's Bulawayo as opposition protest thwarted

Hundreds of police backed by soldiers and army helicopters deployed in Zimbabwe's second city on Monday, in a show of force that stopped the main opposition party from launching an anti-government protest movement

A general view of the front area of an empty school in Srinagar.

Schools deserted in Kashmir as parents fear more unrest

Schools reopened in Indian Kashmir's main city on Monday but most classrooms were empty as parents kept their children home, fearing unrest over the government's decision two weeks ago to revoke the region's autonomy.


Region
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Three Palestinians dead after troop firing

Israel said it opened fire on armed Palestinians on Gaza’s border...

Security forces raise the charred remains of a car following a car bomb explosion in the Kurdish-maj

Car bomb kills Kurdish police officer in northeast Syria

A car bomb killed a police officer and wounded two other people...

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Tlaib’s grandmother has harsh words for Trump

Sitting under an olive tree in the Israeli-occupied West Bank, Muftia...

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Civilian death toll mounts as offensive in Syria widens

Air strikes have killed more than two dozen civilians in northwestern...


Business
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Argentina is facing fresh turmoil after resignation and debt downgrades

Life may have just got a whole lot tougher for Argentina’s Mauricio Macri a week after his shock primary-election defeat sent markets into a tailspin.

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Pakistan govt may introduce dollar-based saving scheme

In a move that could further weaken people’s trust in local currency, the federal government may launch a new US dollar-based saving scheme, which will entitle people to claim profits and encash saving instruments at future exchange rates.

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Last orders: Rise of closing auctions stirs worries in European stock markets

The final five minutes of trading have become the busiest time of day for stock market traders in Europe.

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Malaysia moves to increase market liquidity as FTSE review nears

Malaysia’s central bank announced further steps to increase market liquidity, ahead of an expected decision by FTSE Russell in September on whether to retain ringgit bonds in its index.

Deutsche Bank

Deutsche Bank’s historic revamp hit by sagging German economy

One month into Deutsche Bank AG’s boldest restructuring effort yet, the world has turned against chief executive officer Christian Sewing. Or at least, Germany has.

Larry Kudlow

White House says ‘no recession in sight’ despite market turmoil

White House officials pushed back yesterday against concerns that economic growth may be faltering, saying they saw little risk of recession despite a volatile week on global bond markets, and insisting their trade war with China was doing no damage to the United States.

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