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QF expert highlights negative effects of high screen time amid Covid-19

An observation made by Qatar Foundation’s (QF) school’s crisis and...

QU's healthcare students take part in first virtual debate

Qatar University’s (QU) Health Interprofessional Education Committee,...

GU-Q scholar pens debut novel on complexity of Palestinian memory

Author and scholar, Omar Khalifah, an associate professor of Arabic...

The cWallet Team

New app helps low-income workers online transactions without bank facility

A new digital startup, cWallet, a company founded by a group of HEC...

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Islamic equities outperform other indices on Qatar Stock Exchange

Islamic equities outperformed the other indices on the Qatar Stock...


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Health workers strike as virus cases touch 2mn

India, the country hardest hit in Asia by the coronavirus pandemic, yesterday reported a record daily jump in infections, taking its total number of cases over 2mn, as the government struggled to contain the spread amid striking health workers.

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Govt’s rapid Covid test ‘not yet approved by regulators’

One of two 90-minute rapid coronavirus tests bought by the government and announced on Monday has yet to be approved by regulators, while no data on the accuracy of either has been published, the Guardian has learned.

The East Side Community High school in New York City is seen closed yesterday.

US schools reopen in virus hotspots

Undeterred by the coronavirus, schools in several US states have reopened for in-person classes – but some have already been hit by large quarantines of students and staff following fresh outbreaks.


Region
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French rescuers search the Beirut port yesterday, three days after a massive blast shook the Lebanes

Rescuers scour Beirut blast zone as families await missing

Rescuers combed through the rubble of Beirut port yesterday in a...

Relatives of Palestinian woman Dalia Samudi, 23, mourn during her funeral in Jenin in the occupied W

Troop firing kills Palestinian woman amid West Bank clash

A Palestinian woman died of a gunshot wound yesterday after being...

Damaged buildings are pictured in Beirut's neighbourhood of Mar Mikhael on August 7, 2020, three day

US says sending immediate $15mn in food, medicine to Lebanon

The United States said Friday it was sending an immediate $15 million...

Relatives of Palestinian woman Dalia Smoudi mourn during her funeral in Jenin in the Israeli-occupie

Palestinian woman shot dead by Israeli troops

A Palestinian women was shot dead in the West Bank where Israeli...


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Traders monitor data on computer screens at the Frankfurt Stock Exchange. The DAX 30 closed up 0.7%

European markets end week with gains on telecoms, tech boost

European shares closed higher yesterday, marking weekly gains as investors focused on a broadly supportive earnings season and improving economic data in Europe rather than rising US-China tensions.

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China’s export surge may point to more sustainable recovery

China’s economy appeared to be gathering pace in July as exports rose the most this year while some raw material imports hit record highs, adding to hopes for a more sustained recovery.

“I’m confident that there will be a Brexit trade deal, I think there has been a welcome change in to

UK says it’s confident of Brexit trade deal as EU changing tone

Britain’s top minister overseeing Brexit talks said yesterday he was confident a free trade deal would be clinched with the European Union as there had been a distinct change of tone from the bloc in recent weeks allowing progress to be made.

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US job growth decelerates in July, casts shadow on recovery’s strength

US employment growth slowed considerably in July amid a resurgence in new Covid-19 infections, offering the clearest evidence yet that the economy’s recovery from the recession caused by the pandemic was faltering.

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Sensex completes another weekly gain as most stocks rise

Most Indian stocks rose yesterday, with the benchmark equity index capping yet another weekly gain.

A screen displays stock figures outside the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. The Hang Seng closed down 1.6%

Asian markets hit by China-US tensions, stimulus wrangling

A new China-US flare-up sent markets tumbling yesterday, while the mood was also soured by US lawmakers’ struggles to agree on a new economic stimulus — all against a backdrop of surging virus infections.

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