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‘Tasty Street’ features 37 restaurants and cafes. PICTURES: Ram Chand.

A unique initiative aimed at promoting...

PSG chief al-Khelaifi acquitted by Swiss court

Paris Saint-Germain president Nasser Al-Khelaifi was Friday acquitted...

Turkey Day celebrated in Doha

The Turkish embassy in Doha hosted a diplomatic reception recently to...

Minister honours student

HE the Minister of Municipality and Environment Abdulla bin Abdulaziz...

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QU’s Department of Biomedical Sciences hosts Breast Cancer Awareness event

Qatar University’s (QU) Department of Biomedical Sciences under the...

Pekka Haavisto

World should not forget Afghanistan; Finish FM

The Finnish Foreign Minister Pekka Haavisto has said that the world...


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File photo shows Tanzania’s President John Magufuli.

Tanzania’s Magufuli wins election by a landslide

Tanzanian President John Magufuli won a resounding election victory yesterday with 84% of votes in a poll his main rival said was riddled with irregularities such as ballot box stuffing. Magufuli’s main challenger, the Chadema party candidate Tundu Lissu, 52, won only 13 % of the vote, after denounc

A protester throws a crowd control barrier towards members of the Catalan regional police force Moss

Over 10mn coronavirus cases reported in Europe

More than 10mn cases of the new coronavirus have been reported in Europe since it first hit the continent at the beginning of the year, according to an AFP tally based on health authority figures at 1630 GMT.

Shoppers walk wearing face masks in the centre of Leeds, West Yorkshire, northern England, yesterday

Millions more face virus curbs as UK cases spiral

Millions more in northern England face stricter coronavirus rules next week, the government said yesterday, as new statistics showed a sustained surge in cases across the nation.


Region
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Palestinian entrepreneur Heba al-Hindi demonstrates a locally-designed and manufactured smart steril

'Made-in-Gaza' device fights coronavirus spread

Entering a Gaza City restaurant, customers are welcomed by a...

A convoy of trucks transporting Syrian women and children suspected of being related to Islamic Stat

Turkey has right to act if militants not cleared from Syria border: Erdogan

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said yesterday Turkey had the...

Smoke plumes rise from buildings in the village of Kansafra, in the southern countryside of Syria's

Syria rebels retaliate after deadly Russia strike

Syrian rebels pounded regime forces with rocket and artillery fire in...

Iranian people wear masks, amid a rise in the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) infections, in West Teh

Iran reports Covid-19 death every four minutes, extends curbs

Iran extended Covid-19 curbs in Tehran and across the country...


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Meng Wanzhou

Canada chief justice sides with Huawei CFO on some claims

A judge has blocked an attempt by Canada’s attorney general to get parts of Huawei chief financial officer Meng Wanzhou’s arguments dismissed in the case to extradite her to the United States, according to a ruling released on Thursday.

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Germany upbeat about economic rebound despite pandemic fears

The German economy grew by 8.2% in the third quarter and is forecast to shrink less than expected in 2020, official data showed yesterday, even as the country faces new shutdowns to contain a second coronavirus wave.

Hong Kong Stock Exchange

Asia stocks drop as US election jitters set in

Asian markets tumbled yesterday with investors spooked by soaring virus cases in Europe and the United States that have forced fresh lockdowns, while uncertainty ahead of next week’s US election was also dampening sentiment.

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Jack Ma’s Ant IPO lures record $3tn of bids in retail frenzy

The biggest initial public offering of all time has unleashed an investor frenzy for the record books.

Hong Kong

Hong Kong’s recession shows signs of easing in third quarter

Hong Kong’s long recession showed signs of easing in the third quarter, with a gradual improvement in domestic and external demand from an improving Chinese economy, an easing of the Covid-19 outbreak and stronger financial market activity.

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Exxon posts third straight loss as pandemic hits demand

Exxon Mobil Corp posted its third straight quarterly loss yesterday and detailed deeper spending cuts to come, as the oil major reels from the Covid-19 pandemic’s impact on energy demand and prices.

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