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His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin...

DFI to host practical labs on sound editing, mixing

Film aspirants in Qatar will have the opportunity to take part in...

Katara honours graduates of traditional handicrafts programme

Katara – the Cultural Village Foundation has honoured graduates of...

INS Mumbai concludes Qatar visit

Indian Naval Ship (INS) Mumbai sailed out of Hamad Port yesterday...

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‘European Day of Languages in Qatar’ to celebrate diversity

The third edition of the ‘European Day of Languages in Qatar’ will...

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Surgeon ordered to pay QR1mn in negligence case

The lawyer of the claimant argued that his client had sustained...


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Four children die in Dutch rail collision

Four young children from a Dutch daycare centre were killed yesterday when a train smashed into their electric cart at a crossing, in an accident described as the “worst nightmare of any parent”.

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French officers seize Eiffel Towers in raid

French police have seized 20 tonnes of miniature Eiffel Towers in a crackdown on the illegal souvenir trade in Paris.

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Accused of plagiarism, Spain prime minister recognises ‘error’ in book

Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez has acknowledged an “error” in a book of his which reportedly reproduces parts of a diplomat’s speech without referencing him, just a week after being accused of plagiarising his thesis.


Region
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Eight Palestinians injured in Israeli fire

Eight Palestinians were wounded by Israeli occupation forces...

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More than 5mn children in Yemen ‘risk starving to death’

More than 5mn children risk famine in war-torn Yemen as food and fuel...

Brian Hook

US seeks to negotiate a treaty with Iran - special envoy

The United States is seeking to negotiate a treaty with Iran that...

Khaled Ali

Egypt court suspends jail term for prominent activist

An Egyptian appeals court has upheld a three-month prison sentence...


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Opec seen unlikely to agree official output increase in Algeria meeting

Opec and its allies are unlikely to agree an official increase in crude output when they meet in Algeria this weekend, although pressure is mounting on top producers to prevent a spike in oil prices ahead of new US sanctions on Iran, Opec sources said.

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Emirates said to be exploring takeover of struggling Etihad

Dubai carrier would take over bulk of its neighbour’s business; both airlines deny any talks underway; Gulf airlines seeking to adapt following hit to profits

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Turkey slashes growth forecasts to boost investor confidence

Turkey sharply cut its growth forecasts for this year and next yesterday, but disappointed investors who had hoped for a plan to help banks and a deeper reduction in the estimates to reflect the fragile state of the economy.

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Can Trump win if he escalates his trade war with China?

US President Donald Trump is threatening to intensify an ongoing trade war by rolling out tariffs on $267bn worth of Chinese exports to the US, on top of the $200bn worth that he could soon hit with duties.

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Trump trade war escalation puts US energy in crosshairs

China, world’s biggest gas buyer, has threatened US supplies; US LNG may be included in next round of retaliatory duties

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Meituan shares climb 5% on debut in HK

Meituan Dianping rose 5% on debut in Hong Kong yesterday, valuing the Chinese online food delivery-to-ticketing services firm at about $55bn and sending a positive signal to companies lining up to list in the financial hub.

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