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Aspire Zone Foundation (AZF) commences...

QF launches Cycle 2 of Akhlaquna Award

Qatar Foundation (QF) has announced the launch of Cycle 2 of its...

Qatar taking part in OIC judicial meet

Qatar is participating in the first judicial conference of the...

An occasion of pride to fly Qatar colours in over 160 destinations

CEO of Qatar Airways Akbar al-Baker said that Qatar National Day is...


Qatar-Serbia ties developing rapidly in various areas

Serbian ambassador to Qatar Jasminko Pozderac lauded the great...

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Aspire CEO: National Day is a source of pride for everyone

Aspire Zone Foundation CEO Mohamed Khalifa al-Suwaidi stated that the...

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China jails boss of 100 billion yuan pyramid scheme

A Chinese court has jailed for 17 years a businessman who ran a 100 billion yuan pyramid scheme and organised a rare street protest in Beijing against police investigations into his activities, state media reported.


UN envoy calls for ‘robust monitoring regime’ in Yemen

UN special envoy Martin Griffiths yesterday called for the urgent creation of a strong monitoring mechanism in war-ravaged Yemen, one day after fighting parties agreed to a ceasefire at a vital port.


Troops shoot dead Palestinian

A Palestinian teenager was shot dead yesterday as Israeli forces carried out fresh raids in the occupied West Bank, the health ministry said, as troops searched for a Palestinian who killed two soldiers a day earlier.

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A member of the Houthi delegation (L) returning from peace talks in Sweden greets a supporter and ch

Yemen rebels return to Sanaa after UN-led talks

A Houthi rebel delegation returned Friday to Yemen's...

Cargo ship "Noka" is seen moored following an operation of the Hellenic Coast Guard

Greece seizes big drugs haul from Syrian freighter sailing for Libya

Greece has seized drugs worth more than 100 million euros ($113...

Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri

Lebanon PM confident of new government by year end

Lebanon's prime minister-designate, Saad Hariri, said Thursday he is...

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2 babies die at camp for displaced on Syria-Jordan border: UN

Two babies have died of illness in the past week at a camp for...

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Ministry of Commerce and Industry wraps up workshop on trade negotiations skills

The Ministry of Commerce and Industry on Thursday wrapped up an advanced workshop on trade negotiations skills, with the participation of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Ministry of Municipality and Environment, the Qatar Central Bank and Qatar Development Bank.


EU leaders agree on specific budget for single currency bloc

EU leaders yesterday agreed on a series of reforms to the eurozone that includes plans for a specific budget for the single currency bloc, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said.


China to suspend extra tariffs on US cars, parts

China pressed on with its trade war truce with the United States yesterday, announcing it will suspend extra tariffs added to US-made cars and auto parts for three months from January 1.


Ex-Nissan chief Ghosn affair raises issues beyond one man, one company

How big should executive pay packets be? How widespread is lax corporate governance in Japan? And what’s the future of the alliance between Nissan and France’s Renault?


US consumer spending strengthening in boost to economic growth

Core retail sales increase 0.9% in November; October core retail sales rise revised up to 0.7%; overall retail sales gain 0.2% in November; industrial production rises 0.6% in November


Russia unexpectedly hikes key rate before risk-loaded quarter

Russia’s central bank unexpectedly increased borrowing costs for the second time this year and signalled it may soon act again as inflation accelerates amid a tax hike and possible new US sanctions.


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