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Vodafone Qatar has launched the...

Call 16000, not 999, for Covid-19 info: HMC

Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) has reminded people to call 16000,...

Qatar adhered to all rules for 2022 bid, says SC

Qatar's Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy (SC) strongly...

Italian envoy thanks Qatar for medical aid

Italian ambassador Alessandro Prunas, along with Italy's Minister of...

Sheikh Mansour bin Jassim al-Thani

Fee reduction would affect schools adversely, says Chamber's edu committee rep

Since private schools are offering online classes to their students,...

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970,000 residents register for National Address

As many as 970,000 Qatar residents registered their national address...


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Germany debates easing restrictions after Easter

German politicians continued to debate yesterday whether stringent measures taken to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus should start being loosened after Easter, as cases in the country surpassed 100,000.

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State leaders hesitate to end lockdown as cases surge

India’s 21-day lockdown is set to end next week but several state leaders have called for an extension or only a partial lifting of restrictions, saying this is the only way to avoid a coronavirus epidemic that will be difficult to tackle.

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Govt eases drug export ban after Trump threat

India announced yesterday a partial lifting of a fresh export ban on a malaria drug seen as a potential coronavirus treatment, after US President Donald Trump hinted at “retaliation”.


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Kuwait reports 78 new infections

The Kuwaiti Ministry of Health announced yesterday that 78 people...

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Iran says coronavirus death toll nearing 4,000

The total number of coronavirus cases in Iran has risen to more than...

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Iran says virus infections show ‘gradual’ decline

The trajectory of coronavirus infections in Iran appears to have...

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani flanked by Vice President Eshaq Jahangiri (R) and Presidential Chie

Iran says virus infections show 'gradual' decline

The trajectory of coronavirus infections in Iran appears to have...


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Qatar issues $10bn bonds in international debt markets

Qatar has issued $10bn in bonds in tranches of five, 10, and 30 years yesterday, thus becoming the first sovereign from the Gulf Cooperation Council region to successfully return to the international debt markets.

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Companies in Qatar shifting to e-signatures after Covid-19 pandemic, says Qicca official

The novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic is prompting companies in Qatar to use sophisticated digital signature platforms, making them essential tools for business transactions, an official of the Qatar International Centre for Conciliation and Arbitration (Qicca) told Gulf Times yesterday.

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Virus ‘interrupts’ upward momentum of Qatari non-energy private sector

Doha’s non-energy private sector business faced disruption in March as restrictions on travel and business activities were abruptly put in place in view of the global coronavirus outbreak, according to the Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) survey of the Qatar Financial Center (QFC).

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IMF credit line mulled for Morocco as virus slams its economy

Morocco is considering tapping at least part of an about $3bn liquidity line with the International Monetary Fund, as the coronavirus outbreak forces authorities to scrap a cap on foreign borrowing, two people familiar with the matter said.

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European benchmarks set to exit shortest bear market on record

For euro-area stocks, this could be the shortest bear market on record.

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Sensex posts its biggest one-day gain in over 10 years; rupee up

Indian stocks soared as trading resumed after a holiday, outpacing gains in equities across Asia, on optimism that the deadly coronavirus pandemic may be waning in some key global hot spots.

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Iran says the downing of the Ukrainian jet near Tehran was a ‘disastrous mistake’.

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