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The Sustainable Built Environment lab hosted students from schools across Qatar.

The College of Science and Engineering...

Nusaibah Bint Kaab School joins Ashghal's green drive

As part of the ongoing ‘Qatar Beautification and Our Kids Planting...

Sidra Medicine to host conference on prevention of child abuse and neglect

Sidra Medicine, a member of Qatar Foundation, will be hosting a...

Sheikha Alya to lead key UN negotiations

The President of the 74th Session of the United Nations General...

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Amir, Deputy Amir greet Greek president-elect

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani and His...

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Interior ministry officials praise high standards of Police College

The Police College has succeeded in a short time, since its...


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China shuts part of Great Wall as virus toll hits 26

Virus toll rises to 26, more than 800 infected; Ten Chinese cities hit with transport restrictions; Temples, ‘Forbidden City’, Lunar New Year festivals shut; Wuhan at centre of outbreak builds new infection hospital; WHO says outbreak a China emergency, not global

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Lock-down strands millions in China's Wuhan

A trickle of passengers at the train station in the Chinese city of Wuhan put on a brave face on Friday as they arrived in the epicentre of a coronavirus outbreak that has killed 26 people, infected hundreds and raised fears of a pandemic.

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Two deaths confirmed as machine shop blast rips Houston neighborhood

A massive explosion at a machine shop ripped through a Houston neighborhood early Friday morning, and police said at least two people were killed and several injured while homes were damaged


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Erdogan says 400,000 people in Syria's Idlib moving towards Turkey

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Friday that around 400,000...

Gabriele Rubini (left), known as Chef Rubio, cooks with Palestinian prisoners at a Hamas-run civilia

Italian TV chef serves up cooking lessons at prison in Gaza

An Italian TV chef is serving up a taste of home cooking in the...

Lebanon's Prime Minister Hassan Diab speaks at the presidential palace in Baabda, Lebanon

Crisis-hit Lebanon names new govt

Lebanon ended a painful wait yesterday by unveiling a new cabinet...

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Russian air strikes in Syria kill 23 civilians

Russian air strikes killed at least 23 civilians yesterday in...


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Mnuchin touts tax cuts with Davos forum finale endorsing fiscal boost

Top financial officials from the major global economies used the World Economic Forum in Davos to tout the benefits of government spending as a way to lift growth out of its funk and reduce reliance on overloaded central banks.

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In Davos, Hong Kong battles to regain lost investor glitter

Bruised by months of street protests and calls to resign, Hong Kong’s pro-Beijing leader Carrie Lam came to Davos with a tricky pitch to sell – that the Chinese territory is still a safe destination for investment and she is not going anywhere.

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Deutsche Bank doubles down on shadow lender Altico’s debt

Deutsche Bank AG and a Singapore-based hedge fund bought more debt of an embattled Indian shadow lender, highlighting the growing foreign interest in the discounted assets of the financier at the centre of a credit crisis.

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Pakistan to increase textile exports to $25.3bn by 2025

The draft of Pakistan Textile Policy for 2020-25 with four tier strategy and 21 recommendations is all set to be pitched any time before the ECC (Economic Co-ordination Committee) for approval.

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Asian markets stabilise as coronavirus fear eases

Asian markets halted their slide yesterday with investor nerves eased after a week of volatility prompted by the rapid spread of a viral illness in China.

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Europe equities rebound as fears ease over China virus

Europe’s main stock markets ended the week in positive territory yesterday after Asian indices halted their slide, with investor nervousness easing over the rapid spread of a viral illness in China.

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