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US embassy honours winners of Young Writers Programme

The US embassy, in partnership with Qatar’s Ministry of Education and...

Advisory Council discusses draft law on passports

The Advisory Council held its regular weekly meeting yesterday under...

QRCS launches Ramadan campaign

The Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) announced yesterday the launch...

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Kahramaa organises third creativity, innovation forum

Qatar General Electricity & Water Corporation (Kahramaa) organised on...

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Deputy Amir receives credentials of new envoys

His Highness the Deputy Amir, Sheikh Abdullah bin Hamad al-Thani,...


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Samsung retrieving all Galaxy Fold samples after defect reports

Samsung Electronics is retrieving all Galaxy Fold samples distributed to reviewers, a person with direct knowledge of the matter said on Tuesday, as the firm smarts from the reputational blow of postponing the launch of its first foldable smartphone.

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Northern Ireland police arrest woman, 57, over journalist killing

Police in Northern Ireland on Tuesday announced the arrest of a 57-year-old woman in connection with the shooting death of journalist Lyra McKee during a riot in Londonderry last week.

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Trump sues to block Congress subpoena on personal finances

President Donald Trump yesterday filed suit to keep US lawmakers from obtaining his financial records, the first salvo in what promises to be an escalating legal battle with Democrats in Congress.


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Iranian President Hassan Rouhani meets with Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan in Tehran

Iran and Pakistan to form joint rapid reaction force at border - Rouhani

Iran and Pakistan will form a joint quick reaction force to combat...

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US warns terrorists continue to plot Sri Lanka attacks

The US State Department has warned of possible terrorist attacks in a...


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Turkish treasury to issue €3.7bn debt to boost lenders’ capital

Turkey’s Treasury will issue 5-year debt instruments worth a total of €3.7bn to strengthen the capital of state banks, it said yesterday. Last week, Turkish state-owned lenders Ziraat Bank and Vakifbank said they had completed pricing of perpetual bonds, which will be used to strengthen capital

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Qatar First Bank EGM approves resolution for capital reduction

Qatar First Bank’s extraordinary general meeting yesterday adopted a special resolution to approve the bank’s board of directors share capital reduction recommendation. The QFB board had earlier proposed to reduce the bank’s authorised and paid up capital by 50% in an effort

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QBWA announces the launch of ‘Takreem Awards’

The Qatari Businesswomen Association (QBWA) has announced the launch of the ‘QBWA Takreem Awards,’ which aims to recognise Qatari women who has contributed to Qatar’s economy and society through their significant achievements in different fields.

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Iraq ‘ready’ to lift oil exports after Iran waivers end

Iraq is ready to boost oil exports by 250,000 barrels a day to compensate for any shortfalls once US sanctions waivers for Iranian oil end, a government official said yesterday. The US last year reimposed tough sanctions against Iran’s energy sector but granted select countries six-month waivers

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China’s yuan eases to ten-day low

The yuan eased to a 10-day low against the dollar yesterday, but the Chinese economy’s solid first quarter performance has tempered expectations that Beijing will step up more stimulative policies.

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China equity gauge tumbles 2.3%, biggest loss in a month

The world’s best performing stock market is suddenly looking a lot more vulnerable after Beijing officials signalled they’re less amenable to adding stimulus. The CSI 300 Index of equities traded in Shanghai and Shenzhen sank 2.3% yesterday

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