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HMC provides care for babies born prematurely

Each year Hamad Medical Corporation’s (HMC) Neonatal Intensive Care...

HBKU’s College of Public Policy lecture to focus on policy design

Challenges and opportunities for developing more effective public...

GU-Q alumni transforms culture degree into art

Museum gift shops serve as special spaces that offer a blend of art,...

Italy’s Giorgio Marrapodi and Unesco’s Paolo Fontani sign the agreement in Doha as ambassador Salzan

Italy, Unesco sign pact for education project in Iraq

Italy and Unesco signed an agreement on the sidelines of the World...

Fatma Hassan Alremaihi, Dr Amal al-Malki, and the Translation and Interpreting Institute team at Ajy

Ajyal opens up the world of cinema for people of all abilities

Delivering the magic of cinema to all audiences, the 7th Ajyal Film...


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Imran hails Bajwa as the best army chief

Prime Minister Imran Khan has said that he finds Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Bajwa to be a very balanced personality who is fully committed to democracy, and that the decision to extend the general’s term had been taken as early as last year.

Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage attends the party’s policy launch in London yesterday.

Brexit Party pledges ‘political revolution’

Nigel Farage has urged voters to elect at least some Brexit party candidates to “hold Boris Johnson to his word” during the launch of a slimline election policy platform based on political changes, lower immigration levels and spending funded by a “Brexit dividend”.

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Strasbourg opens famed market a year after attack

The celebrated Christmas market in France’s eastern city of Strasbourg opened for another festive season yesterday, with shopkeepers and visitors vowing not to be cowed by an attack last year by a radical Islamist gunman that killed five people.


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Lebanon's Hezbollah deputy leader Sheikh Naim Kassem speaks during an interview with Reuters in Beir

Hezbollah accuses US of meddling in Lebanon's crisis

Hezbollah accused the United States of meddling in the formation of a...

An Iraqi demonstrator throws away a tear gas canister during the ongoing anti-government protests in

Iraqi forces kill four protesters, cleric warns of crisis

Iraqi security forces killed four protesters in Baghdad on Friday and...

A general view of the Israeli settlement of Maale Adumim in the occupied West Bank

Israeli settlements in Palestine 'illegal'

Members of the UN Security Council strongly opposed the US...

Iraqi protesters carry away an injured comrade amid clashes with riot police during a demonstration

At least seven killed as Iraq seeks to quell uprising

Seven people were killed on Thursday when Iraqi security forces shot...


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Tesla suffers broken glass mishap during chaotic e-pick-up launch

The big reveal of Tesla’s electric pick-up went embarrassingly wrong when the supposedly impact-proof windows smashed, leaving a flustered Elon Musk to flounder through the rest of his presentation in front of a badly damaged vehicle.

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China wants US trade deal but ‘not afraid’ to fight: Xi

China wants to reach an initial trade deal with the United States, President Xi Jinping said yesterday, but is “not afraid” to fight back when necessary and will enact economic reforms at its own pace.

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Tiny stocks making 1,058% gains have Indonesia funds on edge

Indonesia’s equity benchmark barely moved this year but some newly listed companies have generated eye-popping gains. This is prompting investors to warn that thin liquidity around these shares could fuel excessive volatility.

Visitors watch share prices at the Tokyo Stock Exchange. The Nikkei 225 closed up 0.3% to 23,122.88

Most Asian bourses on the rise as trade optimism returns

Asian markets mostly rose yesterday as a sense of optimism returned to trading floors after a report said China’s point man on the US tariffs talks had offered to host a meeting to help push through their crucial mini pact.

The Reserve Bank of India headquarters in Mumbai. The RBI requires banks to provision fully for thei

India lenders face possible $5bn shadow bank write-off

India’s surprise seizure of a troubled Indian shadow bank won’t end the woes of its lenders, faced with the risk of heavy write-offs if Dewan Housing Finance Corp is declared a fraudulent account.

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World Bank decides to restore Pakistan’s budgetary support

After a gap of almost four years, the World Bank has decided to restore Pakistan’s budgetary support and may approve a $500mn loan to bring improvement in fiscal management and harmonise sales tax across the country.

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