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Students attending the camp at Mall of Qatar as part of the Back to School campaign.

As the new academic year approaches and...

QF hosts PUE Forum 2019

Qatar Foundation’s (QF) Pre-University Education (PUE) has kicked off...

Bedaya Centre honours ‘Summer Camp’ participants

The Bedaya Centre for Entrepreneurship and Career Development (Bedaya...

City College is now an affiliate of Ulster University

City College has signed a memorandum of recognition to officially...

Dr Reda Taha Abou Elazab of Ministry of Public Health inaugurates the activities with other official

Aster celebrates ‘World Breastfeeding Week’

Aster DM Healthcare, Qatar, celebrated World Breastfeeding Week...

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LuLu Mercedes-Benz promo winners picked

A draw was held at LuLu Hypermarket, Al Messila branch, yesterday...


International
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Italian President Sergio Mattarella

Italy's president begins talks aiming to solve political crisis

Italy's president began talks with political leaders on Wednesday in a bid to form a new coalition, as a proposed alliance between the anti-establishment Five Star Movement and opposition centre-left Democratic Party ...

Larry Swearingen

Texas to execute man convicted of abducting, strangling college student

A man who has maintained his innocence and whose lawyers have argued the state ignored key evidence that would exonerate him is scheduled to be put to death in Texas on Wednesday for the kidnapping, rape and murder of a 19-year-old college student.

Myanmar army soldiers walk on a bridge on the Myanmar-China major trading route destroyed in an insu

More than 2,000 people displaced, 19 killed in Myanmar fighting

More than 2,000 people have been forced to flee from their homes, and 19 have been killed, since fighting broke out between government troops and ethnic minority insurgents in northern Myanmar last week


Region
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Rebel fighters withdraw from key area of northwest Syria

Militants and allied rebels withdrew from a key area of northwestern...

Members of southern Yemeni separatist forces stand by a military vehicle during clashes with governm

Separatists seize two Yemeni government military bases

Southern separatists seized two Yemeni government military bases near...

A general view shows Khan Sheikhoun in the southern countryside of Idlib

Syrian rebels withdraw from area in NW after government advance

Syrian rebels withdrew from a town in southern Idlib province and...

Omar al-Bashir stands in a defendant’s cage during the opening of his corruption trial in Khartoum y

‘Bashir got $90mn from Saudis’

Sudan’s ousted president Omar Hassan al-Bashir acknowledged receiving...


Business
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Lebanese pound

Goldman: Lebanon may cross distress threshold with rating downgrade

Lebanon’s sovereign ranking will probably be cut deeper into junk by S&P Global Ratings within days, putting its bonds into a category considered vulnerable to nonpayment as the country struggles to claw back enough foreign currency, according to Goldman Sachs Group Inc.

Rupees

Sensex drops; rupee falls to over six-month lows

India’s key stock indexes swung between gains and losses as investors weighed the prospect of easing trade tensions between Washington and Beijing against concerns over domestic earnings downgrades.

russia

Russia oil companies’ generosity outshines weaker earnings

Russian oil companies are becoming increasingly generous to investors, a fact that could outshine a weaker earnings season.

IMF

IMF rumours may be the scare that S Africa needs for action

The threat of an International Monetary Fund bailout, unthinkable a few years ago, may force South Africa’s government to push through the reforms it needs to rescue the economy.

Tokyo

Japan allows further exports of high-tech material to S Korea

Japan has approved shipments of a high-tech material to South Korea for the second time since imposing export curbs last month, two sources said, ahead of talks by government officials this week to resolve a dispute stemming from their wartime past.

pakistan

Global economic slowdown set to hit Pakistan’s exports

Troubled Pakistan’s economy is feared to face a shockwave as most global economic data harbouring an undercurrent recession shows it could hurt the country’s export sector and impede remittance inflows, analysts and economists said.

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