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HE the Minister of Culture and Sports...

All bribery charges dropped: al-Khelaifi

The chairman and CEO beIN Media Group Nasser al-Khelaifi has said...

Amir, Erdogan review relations

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani on Thursday...

Wrestling superstars descend on Doha for QPW Superslam

A line up of wrestling superstars from across the globe will clash...

HE the Minister of Public Health Dr Hanan Mohamed al-Kuwari and other dignitaries at the opening ses

4th International Primary Care Conference formally begins

More than 800 international healthcare experts, key opinion leaders,...

MoFA

Qatar regrets Saudi delay in issuing entry permit to minister

Qatar on Thursday expressed its regret and condemnation that Saudi...


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With selfie, Ukrainian health minister joins coronavirus evacuees in quarantine

Ukraine's health minister joined evacuees from China in quarantine in a sanatorium on Friday in a show of solidarity after fears over the possible spread of the coronavirus led to clashes between protesters and police.

This file court sketch made on March 29, 2011 at the Paris' courthouse, shows then 75 year-old retir

German doctor who killed step-daughter released from jail

An octogenarian German ex-doctor imprisoned in France for killing his 14-year-old step-daughter 38 years ago was freed Friday for medical reasons, a source close to the case told AFP.

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26 lives lost in two road accidents in Tamil Nadu

At least 26 people were killed in two separate road accidents in Tamil Nadu yesterday, police said.


Region
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Displaced Syrians sit outside their tents at Deir al-Ballut camp in Afrin’s countryside, along near

‘Horror has multiplied’ for civilians in Syria: UN

The United Nations emergency relief co-ordinator yesterday said “the...

A worker prepares bread dough before baking in a traditional oven at a bakery in Khartoum

Revolutionary squads guard Sudan's bakeries to battle corruption

As bakers in flour-stained clothes knead dough and slide trays of...

Syrians who fled pro-regime forces attacks in the Idlib and Aleppo provinces are pictured at a makes

Turkey demands withdrawal as regime strikes hit camps in Syria

Government air strikes have hit hospitals and refugee camps in...

A Syrian woman carrying a child walks by, in the Washukanni Camp for the internally displaced, near

UN rights chief demands safe corridors for Syrian civilians

The humanitarian crisis in north-west Syria has reached a horrifying...


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IMF

IMF begins visit as Lebanon grapples with financial crisis

A team from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) met Lebanese government officials yesterday at the start of a visit to advise on how to tackle the country’s crippling financial and economic crisis.

Omar Mahmood

Qatar’s listed banks post average 5.5% increase in profit, 9.3% jump in assets in 2019: KPMG

Higher margins, continued cost control, and a clear focus on risk have enabled Qatar’s listed banks to report, on average, a 5.5% profit increase year-on-year in 2019, a KPMG analysis has shown.

China

Investor concerns mount as virus spreads outside China

Investors are growing increasingly concerned about the rise in coronavirus cases outside China, threatening gains in riskier assets that propelled the S&P 500 Index to an all-time high this week.

China

China set to cut rates as it battles coronavirus impact

China yesterday announced it would cut interest rates in a bid to boost the economy, as it battles the economic fallout of the new coronavirus outbreak.

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HNA affiliates’ shares rally on China bailout plan news

Shares in affiliates of HNA Group surged yesterday following a news report that China plans to take over the debt-laden conglomerate as the coronavirus outbreak has further hit its ability to meet financial obligations.

Asian markets

Coronavirus fears hit Asian markets

Coronavirus fears weighed on Asian markets yesterday despite China reporting a big drop in new cases and easing borrowing costs to cushion the epidemic’s economic impact.

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

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