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Dame Natalie shares insights at Education City event

Dame Natalie Massenet, a fashion entrepreneur and former journalist,...

Qatar's adoption of digital technology meets global standards

The Ministry of Transport and Communications (MOTC) on Tuesday held...

Customs thwarts smuggling of chewing tobacco, cigarettes

The maritime customs department of General Authority of Customs has...

275,000-square-meter Crescent Park opens in Lusail city

Crescent Park, star attraction of Lusail City, inaugurated

HE Minister of Municipality and Environment Eng. Abdulla bin...


Over 11,000 patients screened for TB in 2018

Hamad Medical Corporation's (HMC) Communicable Disease Centre (CDC)...

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500,000 displaced by cyclone, say officials

Survivors of a cyclone that pummelled southern Africa began receiving medicine, food and tents yesterday as floodwaters receded, while officials warned up to 500,000 people are displaced in the storm-struck region.


Supreme Court justices split on gerrymandering

Some conservative US Supreme Court justices yesterday signalled scepticism toward whether judges should have a role in curbing the contentious practice of manipulating electoral district boundaries to entrench one party in power, as the court appeared divided largely along ideological lines.


Russia defends troops presence in Venezuela

Russia yesterday said its decision to send military personnel to Venezuela in support of the embattled regime of President Nicolas Maduro was in accordance with the country’s laws, after the move drew a strong rebuke from the US.

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drivers on a wet road during a rainy day in the Iranian capital Tehran

Death toll in 'unprecedented' Iran floods rises to 21

The death toll from major floods swamping much of Iran has risen to...

Fire and smoke billow above buildings in Gaza City during reported Israeli strikes

No halt to Gaza flare-up despite 'ceasefire'

Israel kept up air strikes on Gaza into Tuesday and Palestinian...


Saudi on course for record beheadings this year

Saudi Arabia is on course for a record number of beheadings and...

Fire and smoke below above buildings in Gaza City during Israeli strikes on Monday. Israel's militar

Israeli warplanes hit Gaza in retaliation to rocket attack

Israel launched air strikes in the Gaza Strip on Monday after a...

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Goldman sees attacks on corporate buybacks going nowhere, for now

With lawmakers poised to step up scrutiny on corporate buybacks this week, Goldman Sachs has a message for anyone concerned US companies are about to lose their preferred channel for returning cash: It’s too early to worry.


Japan bank’s hunger for CLOs shows no signs of abating amid difficult Q1

A Japanese lender has this year bought the lion’s share of top-rated bonds that are backed by pools of European corporate loans, propping up the region’s market for collateralised debt obligations amid a very difficult first quarter.


Naspers CEO bets on Dutch listing to fix Tencent stake discount

Naspers Ltd chief executive officer Bob van Dijk has been working for years to solve a problem rivals might envy – getting investors to value his South African firm nearer to its $133bn stake in Tencent Holdings Ltd.

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Europe stock markets, pound rebound on Brexit deal hopes

Sterling rallied yesterday on fresh hope that British Prime Minister Theresa May would avoid a chaotic no-deal Brexit, while global stock markets recovered.

The QFB building in Doha

Qatar First Bank total income grows 24% to QR222mn in 2018

Shariah-compliant QFB posted a net loss of QR482mn last year

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COO of NNPC to deliver GECF lecture tomorrow

A Nigerian petroleum engineer, Saidu Aliyu Mohamed, currently the chief operating officer (COO) of the Gas and Power Directorate of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) will deliver the 36th edition of the Gas Exporting Countries (GECF)’s series of lectures in Doha tomorrow afternoon.


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