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Qatar marks World Tuberculosis Day

Qatar participates in the marking of World Tuberculosis Day, which...

Baladna showcases dairy products at AgriteQ

Baladna Food Industries, the largest dairy producer in Qatar,...

Qatar's hydroponic farms to cover 100 hectors by 2021

Qatar’s local hydroponic farms aim to further expand their operations...

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Qatar attends UN conference on South-South co-operation in Buenos Aires

Qatar participated in the opening session of the second United...

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Ooredoo opens online pre-order of Apple Watch Series 4

Ooredoo customers can pre-order the Apple Watch Series 4 from today...


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Muslim men pray

Defiance, tears and joy as Christchurch unites

When the prayer memorial ended in Christchurch, Ahmad Khan stood shoulder-to-shoulder with three Maori men in traditional dress as they all stuck out their tongues.

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We need to find ways to fight Islamophobia: Malaysia PM

Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad yesterday said Pakistan and Malaysia understand the issue of combating Islamophobia.

Turkish President

Erdogan calls on world to fight back against Islamophobia

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan yesterday called on the world to fight back against Islamophobia in the same way it responded to anti-Semitism after the Holocaust, following the deadly attacks on two New Zealand mosques.


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Ferry capsize kills nearly 80 in Mosul

Nearly 80 people died when an overloaded ferry carrying families on...

At least 54 dead as ferry sinks in north Iraq

At least 71 people killed in ferry sinking in northern Iraq

At least 71 people died Thursday in northern Iraq when the ferry boat...

Halayeb triangle

Sudan says Egyptian Red Sea oil and gas blocks are on its territory

Sudan considers oil and gas exploration blocks offered by Egypt in...

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Magnitude 5.6 quake hits western Turkey, no casualties

A moderate 5.6 magnitude earthquake shook Turkey's western province...


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Worries about economic growth prospects hit Europe markets

Worries about economic growth prospects hit global stock markets yesterday, causing sharp price drops on both sides of the Atlantic. Already uneasy after a pessimistic outlook on global growth from the Fed this week

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Japan consumer inflation slows in Feb

Japan’s annual core consumer inflation slowed in February as gasoline costs fell for the first time in more than two years, keeping the central bank under pressure to maintain, or even ramp up, stimulus to accelerate price growth to its 2% target.

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Indonesia and China slap anti-dumping duties on each other’s steel products

Indonesia and China yesterday slapped anti-dumping import duties on each other’s steel products in an escalation of a global tariff row involving one of the world’s most widely used metals.

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Indonesian airline to cancel $6bn order for 737 MAX jets

Indonesian airline Garuda said yesterday it would cancel a $6bn order for Boeing 737 MAX jets, citing concerns over passenger confidence, as Boeing tried to quell safety worries by making a previously optional cockpit warning light compulsory.

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Fed chief aims to avoid Japan-like deflation trap with dovish tilt

Almost 40 years after Paul Volcker brought the US economy to its knees to bring inflation down, Federal Reserve chairman Jerome Powell and his colleagues are on a mission to stoke price pressures and avoid a Japan-like deflationary trap.

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UBS plans to slow down hiring and deepen cost cuts by about $300mn

UBS Group AG chief executive officer Sergio Ermotti gave the most decisive verdict yet on the difficult markets faced by Europe’s investment banks, describing conditions as the toughest in years.

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