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QU project to attract Qatari students to healthcare professions concludes

Qatar University (QU) concluded the seventh round of “Qatar...

‘Impressive take-up’ for first live digital eSIM

Ooredoo has announced its recent launch of the first live digital...

Ooredoo partners with Al Meera to enable Qatar’s retail innovation

Ooredoo has announced a digital partnership with Al Meera to drive...

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Service advisers showcase skills at AAB’s competition

The Customer Service Division of Abdullah Abdulghani & Bros Co (AAB)...

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ICC-One’s Communication contest ‘a resounding success’

The ICC-One Communication Championships 2018, an annual speech...


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Tajik killer of Western tourists sentenced to life

A court in Tajikistan on Wednesday sentenced an Islamic State jihadist to life in prison for organising an attack this summer that killed four Western tourists, a judicial source said.

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IKEA Group plans to cut 7,500 administrative jobs

IKEA Group, the owner of most IKEA furniture stores worldwide, plans to cut 7,500 jobs over the next couple of years, mainly administrative staff in central support functions, it said on Wednesday.

Renae Lawrence (C) is released from prison in Bangli Regency, Bali

Australian 'Bali Nine' drug mule released from prison after 13 years

Australian heroin courier Renae Lawrence was released from an Indonesian prison on Wednesday, the first of the so-called Bali Nine drug smuggling ring to gain freedom after the execution of the two ring leaders strained ties between the countries.


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UN prepares ground for Yemen peace talks as battles flare

UN envoy Martin Griffiths was preparing yesterday to head to war-torn...

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MbS may had knowledge of Khashoggi murder: Trump

US President Donald Trump has expressed his unstinting support for...

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Police recommend fraud indictment for Israeli minister

Israeli police on Tuesday recommended the indictment of Interior...

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Yemen peace push gathers pace ahead of UN envoy’s visit

Efforts to end Yemen’s devastating war picked up pace yesterday as...


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Unified definitions on SMEs seen enhancing Qatar’s economic growth

Qatar has come out with unified definitions on small and medium enterprises (SMEs), enabling investment funds and venture capital to fund them, a move that could greatly benefit the SME sector and further enhance the country’s economic growth.

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Vodafone receives business continuity award

Vodafone Qatar received yesterday the Business Continuity Institute (BCI)-Qatar Forum’s ‘Continuity and Resilience Most Effective Recovery’ 2018 award

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Ooredoo, Cisco cloud conference enables Qatar’s digital SMEs

Ooredoo and Cisco saw strong success on a conference about the power of managed cloud solutions in enabling Qatar’s digital small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).

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Bank of England chief Carney backs UK PM May’s Brexit deal

Says transition vital for UK in Brexit; no transition would mean large economic shock, says Carney; no-deal Brexit could be like 1970s oil shock, he says; BoE officials say rate implications from no-deal Brexit unclear

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Daimler CFO is said to seek big pay rise for Thyssenkrupp role

Outgoing Daimler AG finance chief Bodo Uebber is poised to be named chairman designate of Thyssenkrupp AG’s supervisory board but has asked the German conglomerate to double the current salary for the position, according to people familiar with the matter.

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Drug makers urged to do more for poor

Drug R&D for developing world relies on handful of firms; patchy progress in improving access, gulf in cancer care; GSK tops league table for work on access to medicines

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