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HE the President of the Audit Bureau...

Amir congratulates Sudan council chief

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

'Back to School' campaign continues

Launched by the Ministry of Education and Higher Education for the...

Lane closure on part of Onaiza Street

The Public Works Authority (Ashghal) has announced a temporary one...

A creation by Shaikha al-Hardan.

Fire Station art exhibition explores vast range of emotions and perceptions

The latest edition of the Doha Fire Station Artist in Residence...

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Sensors installed along Abdullah bin Jassim Street yesterday revealed...


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Bolsonaro:

Brazil lacks resources to fight wildfires: president

The Brazilian government lacks the resources to fight a record number of wildfires burning in the Amazon rainforest, President Jair Bolsonaro said yesterday, weeks after telling donors he did not need their money.

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Chidambaram sent to four-day CBI custody

The Congress party accused the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party of a “shameless witch-hunt” as former finance minister P Chidambaram was yesterday remanded in custody on corruption allegations.

Mattarella:

Italian parties given five days to build a coalition

President Sergio Mattarella has given gave Italy’s bickering parties five days to clinch a deal to resolve a political crisis and avoid a snap election.


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Syria opens corridor for civilians to leave Idlib

Syria said yesterday it is opening a corridor for civilians to leave...

This AFPTV screen grab from a video made yesterday, shows people searching reportedly the wreckage o

US drone shot down over Yemen

A US military MQ-9 drone was shot down in Yemen’s Dhamar governate,...

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Tens of thousands flee Russia-led attack on Syrian opposition enclave

Ten of thousands of people have fled to Syria’s border with Turkey in...

Smoke billows during pro-regime bombardments in the area of Maar Hitat in Syria's northern Idlib pro

Over 70,000 displaced by Idlib violence, Syrian officials say

More than 70,000 people were displaced from the southern countryside...


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Opec

Opec market share sinks, but no sign of wavering on supply cuts

Opec’s share of the global oil market has sunk to 30%, the lowest in years, as a result of supply restraint and involuntary losses in Iran and Venezuela, and there is little sign yet producers are wavering on their output-cut strategy.

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South Africa to seek budget spending cuts to contain debt woes

South Africa is seeking to cut government budgets as it moves to contain debt after promising billions of rands to rescue its power utility and a weak economy damps tax collection.

Royal Dutch Shell

Shell enters Australian power industry with ERM Power bid

Royal Dutch Shell has made its first foray into Australia’s highly competitive power sector with a A$617mn ($419mn) takeover offer for ERM Power Ltd, the country’s No 2 energy retailer to businesses and industry.

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Indian auto firms cut jobs, halt production to tackle slowdown

With India’s auto sales declining for the ninth straight month in July, more automotive manufacturers are laying off workers and temporarily halting production to keep costs in check, according to sources and documents seen by Reuters.

Pakistan

Foreign investment in Pakistan down 22%

The total foreign investment plunged by 22% in the first month of this fiscal year, reported the latest data from the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP).

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Indian realty firms sour mood for stocks as cash crunch bites

India stocks plunged as a measure of real estate shares fell the most in 18 months. Some firms may be failing to secure funds amid a cash crunch as the central bank cracks down on shadow financiers.

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