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QU LAWC officials

Qatar University (QU) College of Law...

Harley owners welcome Qatari biker after pole-to-pole journey

Qatari biker Khaled al-Jaber who crossed the longest connected track...

QU hosts IPE activity on smoking cessation

Qatar University (QU) organised an activity on smoking cessation in...

Sidra Medicine hosts paediatric oncology team

Sidra Medicine recently welcomed a delegation from the International...

Chairman of the Supreme Judicial Council

Third consultative meeting between SJC, UNODC begins

The third consultative meeting between the Supreme Judicial Council...

Chief of Staff

Qatar-US military ties discussed

HE the Chief of Staff of the Qatari Armed Forces, Lieutenant-General...


International
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Khadija Siddiqui

Top court orders arrest in stabbing case

A woman stabbed 23 times for rebuffing a romantic overture has praised Pakistan’s top court for ordering the re-arrest of her alleged attacker, three years after her ordeal sparked a national debate on violence against women.

investigation

Police to face murder charges over killing of Sahiwal family

Pakistani authorities have removed the head of the counter-terrorism police in the province of Punjab and will charge five police with murder over a shooting last week in which an innocent family was killed.

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Salvini evicts hundreds from migrant centre

Italy’s hardline Interior Minister Matteo Salvini yesterday defended himself from charges of using Nazi-style tactics in the eviction of hundreds of people from a migrant reception centre near Rome.


Region
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Mirella Hodeib

Yemen prisoner swap terms ‘expected in coming days’

Yemen’s warring parties are expected to agree the terms of a prisoner...

Palestinians

Troops arrest nine Palestinians

Israeli occupation forces arrested nine Palestinians from different...

Turkish Airlines

Turkey to end flight ban on Sulaymaniyah airport in Iraq

A ban on flights to Sulaymaniyah Airport in Iraq will be lifted on...

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Troop firing kills Hamas fighter

Israeli tank shelling killed a Hamas fighter along the Gaza border...


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QBA

QBA is eyeing investment opportunities in Pakistan

Qatari and Pakistani businessmen have discussed investment opportunities and means of strengthening economic relations between their respective countries during Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan’s visit to Doha on Tuesday.

Russia

Oil price war with US would be too costly: Russia

Russia should not unleash an oil price war against the US but rather stick with output cuts even at the cost of losing market share in the medium term, one of the main Russian architects of a production pact with Opec said.

Turkish Treasury

Turkish economy is softening but ‘no sign of contraction now’

Turkey’s economic growth has softened but government moves to cut tax and accelerate the transfer of billions of lira to the Treasury mean Ankara currently sees no recession or negative growth, Finance Minister Berat Albayrak said.

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Iran central bank sees stable rial despite US curbs

Iran has adequate currency supplies to cover trade, and the rial has stabilised after “a heavy attack” from the US-led economic sanctions imposed on the Islamic Republic, the head of the country’s central bank said.

Traders

Indian equities plunge 336 pts; rupee gains

After a largely choppy trade session for the better part of yesterday the Sensex closed 336 points lower owing to the last hour selling in index heavyweight ITC, which missed estimates in its quarterly result.

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Japan exports post worst fall in 2 years as trade war bites

Japan’s exports in December fell the most in more than two years, dragged by plummeting shipments to China and regional markets as weak global demand and US-Sino trade frictions take their toll on the trade-reliant economy.

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