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Carnegie Mellon Qatar holds online welcome for Class of 2025

Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar (CMU-Q), a Qatar Foundation...

QCDC organises webinar to raise awareness of autism

April is Autism Awareness Month, and the Qatar Career Development...

LuLu Qatar announces support for Qatar Charity’s ‘Ramadan of Hope’

As part of its community initiative 'Shop & Donate', LuLu Hypermarket...

High school students who participated in WCM-Q’s Qatar Aspiring Doctors Programme received certifica

40 high school students complete WCM-Q Aspiring Doctors Programme

Forty students from high schools across Qatar have completed the...

Customers can benefit from "unmatchable offers on select Jaguar and Land Rover models by enjoying gr

Alfardan Premier Motors reveals exclusive Ramadan deals for customers in Qatar

Alfardan Premier Motors Co, the official retailer of Jaguar Land...


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Five killed as police fire at protesting workers in Bangladesh

At least five people were killed and dozens injured in Bangladesh yesterday after police opened fire on a crowd of workers protesting to demand unpaid wages and a pay rise at a Chinese-backed power plant, officials and police said.

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Giant clam shells worth nearly $25mn seized in Philippine raid

Philippine authorities said yesterday they have seized some 200 tonnes of illegally harvested giant clam shells worth nearly $25mn in one of the biggest known operations of its kind in the country.

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Myanmar junta leader set to join Asean summit next week

Myanmar junta leader Min Aung Hlaing will join a special Asean summit next week, the Thai foreign ministry said yesterday, his first official trip since masterminding a coup which deposed civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi.


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Libya launched yesterday its coronavirus (Covid-19) vaccination campaign for the general population

Libya launches public Covid-19 vaccination campaign

Libya launched yesterday its coronavirus (Covid-19) vaccination...

European External Action Service (EEAS) Deputy Secretary-General Enrique Mora and Iranian Deputy at

Envoys to Iran nuclear talks hail ‘progress’ in Vienna

The EU, Russia and Iran hailed progress at nuclear talks yesterday as...

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Drone blast hits Iraq airport in new tactic against US troops

An explosives-packed drone slammed into Iraq's Arbil airport in the...

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Suez megaship owner haggles over $900m release demand

The Japanese owner of a megaship seized after blocking the Suez Canal...


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Rethinking the European Union’s fiscal framework

Soon after the Covid-19 pandemic hit in spring 2020, the European Union activated the Stability and Growth Pact’s general escape clause, thereby suspending the Union’s limits on member states’ fiscal deficits and government debt.

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Early vaccine rollout, more liquidity, support packages to spur growth

Early vaccine rollout and government’s additional liquidity and financial schemes to cushion the impact of the Covid-induced shock will help Qatar economy recover and gain growth trajectory later this year.

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China’s Ant Group is exploring options for Jack Ma to divest stake

Ant Group is exploring options for founder Jack Ma to divest his stake in the financial technology giant and give up control, as meetings with Chinese regulators signalled to the company that the move could help draw a line under Beijing’s scrutiny of its business,

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Geely targets Apple and big tech with its new electric car unit

Chinese automaker Zhejiang Geely Holding Group Co will use its new Zeekr electric-car unit to take on tech giants like Apple Inc and Xiaomi Corp, which also have ambitions to enter the burgeoning EV market.

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Thailand central bank unfazed by US currency watchlist inclusion

The Bank of Thailand has responded to the US decision to keep the nation on watch for currency manipulation by asserting it has stepped into the market only to curb volatility in the baht.

Doha Bank CEO Dr R Seetharaman and the Sri Lankan delegation during the meeting.

Doha Bank holds meeting with Sri Lanka delegation; highlights bilateral ties

Doha Bank has recently held a meeting with Ajith Nivard Cabraal, Member of Parliament of Sri Lanka, State Minister of Money & Capital Market and State Enterprise Reforms ...

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