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HE the Minister of Transport and Communications Jassim Seif Ahmed al-Sulaiti met with Brazilian Mini

HE the Minister of Transport and...

QCRI participates in startup event in San Francisco

Qatar Computing Research Institute (QCRI) recently participated in a...

FFC celebrates 'Shop & Drive' winners

Family Food Centre (FFC), culminating its 40th anniversary...

Moroccan king honours Qatar's ambassador

King Mohamed VI of Morocco met Qatar's outgoing ambassador Abdullah...

HE the Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Sultan bin Saad al-Muraikhi met UK's ambassador to Qata

Al-Muraikhi meets UK ambassador

HE the Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Sultan bin Saad...

HE the Secretary General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Dr Ahmed bin Hassan al-Hammadi, on Wedn

Farewell ceremony for ambassadors

HE the Secretary General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Dr Ahmed...


International
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Rosa Ramirez

Harrowing photo of drowned migrants at US border draws global attention

A harrowing photo of a man and his young daughter who drowned on the US-Mexico border has brought global attention to the dangers for a wave of mostly Latin American migrants travelling north, with Pope Francis on Wednesday expressing "immense sadness" at the deaths.

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Canada says bogus certificates are being used to smuggle meat into China

Unknown actors are using bogus certificates to smuggle Canadian meat into China, Trade Minister Jim Carr said on Wednesday, a day after Beijing halted beef and pork imports citing falsified paperwork.

Anne-Elisabeth Hagen

Norway police say tycoon's missing wife likely killed

The wife of a wealthy Norwegian businessman who disappeared nearly eight months ago was probably killed, with the murder made to look like a kidnapping, police said Wednesday.


Region
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A Palestinian demonstrator gestures as he chants slogans during a protest against Bahrain's workshop

Palestinians reject economic solutions from 'punitive' US

offering to reward them with the other, as protesters turned out in...

Agnes Callamard

Saudi probe dodges who ordered Khashoggi murder - UN expert

An official Saudi Arabian investigation into the murder of journalist...

Palestine

Palestinians protest and strike over US peace plan

Thousands of Palestinians demonstrated yesterday throughout the...

Turkish writer and fiancee of the murdered Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi Hatice Cengiz attends a

Khashoggi fiancee Cengiz demands further UN investigations

The death of Saudi dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi warrants...


Business
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An Uber self-driving Volvo is on exhibit at the Uber Elevate Summit 2019 in Washington, DC

Uber buys AI firm to advance push on autonomous cars

Uber said Wednesday it has acquired computer vision startup Mighty AI to help advance its technology for self-driving cars.

Oil tanker

Gulf oil shipments cost more than $500,000 to insure after ship attacks

The cost of insuring Middle East oil shipments is soaring as tensions mount in a region responsible for about a third of all seaborne petroleum.

Huawei

Huawei-US clash set to hit Mobile World Congress in Shanghai

The US blacklisting of Huawei Technologies Co and other top Chinese tech companies is making it trickier for some mobile industry professionals to get down to business.

TSE

Asian shares sink; gold prices hit fresh 6-yr high

Increasing concerns about a conflict between the United States and Iran hit Asian equity markets yesterday and sent gold prices to a fresh six-year high, jolting investor confidence days ahead of crucial trade talks between Donald Trump and Xi Jinping.

Hedge

Hedge funds join $20bn in options market bets on yen rally amid Fed dovish turn

Currency traders are betting in spades that the yen will re-visit levels last seen during this year’s flash move, as the Federal Reserve’s dovish turn upends the King Dollar trend.

EuroStock

Europe markets drop as investors rush to safety on US-Iran tensions

Rising tensions between the United States and Iran dampened the mood in equity markets yesterday as investors turned to safe havens such as the yen, bonds and gold, with the latter striking a near six-year high.

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