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WISE official advocates concept of 'Education Economics'

Education economics is concerned with maximising the return on...

Ooredoo works to ensure online safety for children, young people

Ooredoo has announced a new partnership aimed at promoting and...

Women’s Day, fashion, tech and more meet on DHFC virtual channels

As part of its International Festival, Doha Festival City (DHFC) has...

From the virtual meeting.

ICC Students Forum inaugurated

The ICC Students Forum has been inaugurated by Indian ambassador Dr...

File picture of an activity at QSC.

Qatar Scientific Club launches Virtual Innovation Lab on March 14

The Qatar Scientific Club is to launch the Virtual Innovation Lab...


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Myanmar

Myanmar forces step up action against protesters

The Southeast Asian country has been plunged in turmoil since the military overthrew and detained elected leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Feb 1, with daily protests and strikes that have choked business and paralysed administration.

Hassan Diab

Lebanon’s caretaker PM Diab pleads for new govt

?Lebanon’s caretaker Prime Minister Hassan Diab threatened yesterday to stop performing his duties to pressure politicians to form a new government, citing an incident in which shoppers fought over milk to illustrate the parlous state of the economy.

Indian farmers

Farmers block highway outside Delhi

Indian farmers began gathering yesterday to block a six-lane expressway outside New Delhi to mark the 100th day of protests against deregulation of agriculture markets, to add pressure on Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government.


Region
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Members of the Syrian Civil Defense extinguish a fire which reportedly erupted after a bombardment f

Missile strikes on Syria oil refineries kill 4

Missile strikes on makeshift oil refineries in northern Syria killed...

An Iraqi woman offers Pope Francis a bouquet of flowers upon his arrival at the Syro-Catholic Cathed

Pope urges Iraqis to give peace a chance

Pope Francis, making the first trip by a pontiff to Iraq, made an...

Egyptian engineer Ahmed Abu al-Seoud catches a scorpion at his Scorpion Kingdom laboratory and farm

Egypt's 'Scorpion King' turns venom into money

Surrounded by thousands of live scorpions in a labouratory deep in...

A vendor prepares burgers at Radical Barbecue, a food stand, at Al Aali Mall amid the coronavirus di

Food trucks park for free in Bahrain mall to ease Covid-19 finances

A mall in Bahrain has been letting food trucks and stalls feeling the...


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Customers inside the Ikea store in the Hitech City on the outskirts of Hyderabad (file). The furnitu

Ikea rushes to make up lost time on India expansion

Furniture giant Ikea is accelerating its India expansion after a nationwide pandemic lockdown last year delayed the construction and opening of new stores in one of its fastest-growing markets.

A gas flare on an oil production platform in the Soroush oil fields is seen alongside an Iranian fla

Iran taps old oil customers as it eyes end of US sanctions

Iran is reaching out to old customers in Asia to gauge their interest in buying its oil as Tehran ramps up diplomacy to get US sanctions lifted.

Saudi Arabia’s Minister of Energy Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman al-Saud speaks via video link during a

Saudi Arabia doubts oil recovery and keeps taps tight

This week’s surprise decision by Saudi Arabia and other top oil producers to broadly stick with output cuts despite rising crude prices was influenced by events in an unexpected place – Italy.

Pedestrians walk past the New York Stock Exchange. As US technology shares stumble, investors are de

Wall St investors weigh how far tech stocks can slide after volatile week

As US technology shares stumble, investors are debating whether the decline is an opportunity to scoop up bargains or a sign of more pain to come for stocks that have led markets higher for years.

A statue of Albert Gallatin, former US Treasury secretary, stands outside the Treasury building in W

US Treasury market’s emergency support is poised to vanish soon

The Federal Reserve looks poised to disappoint Wall Street by not extending an emergency exemption that’s propped up the Treasury market since last year’s pandemic panic.

IIA Qatar board member Sundaresan Rajeswar and Industry expert Narendra K Aneja during the webinar

‘Cost rationalisation is path to competitive advantage', says expert

The value and advantages of cost rationalisation was at the main topic of a webinar conducted recently by the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) Qatar chapter with industry expert, Narendra K Aneja, as main speaker

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