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The College of Islamic Studies (CIS) at...

Safety tips and Iftar mark MoI community outreach

The Ministry of Interior (MoI) has held an Iftar and community...

Graduation ceremony held for QLA’s 12th cohort

Qatar Leadership Academy (QLA), a member of Qatar Foundation (QF),...

Skyline Automotive unveils flagship new Genesis G90

Skyline Automotive, a Jaidah Group company and the official...

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HEC Paris in Qatar organises Iftar for education community

HEC Paris in Qatar has celebrated the spirit of the holy month of...

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Qatar Academy Sidra honours Class of 2019

Qatar Academy Sidra (QAS), part of Qatar Foundation’s (QF)...


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US President Donald Trump

Trump urges fairer trade with Japan at start of visit

President Donald Trump yesterday vowed to make the US trade relationship with Japan a “little bit more fair”, as he kicked off a four-day visit to Tokyo aimed at cementing ties between the two close allies.

Newpapers

Contest to replace May as PM hots up

The race to become Britain’s next premier opened yesterday with an array of hopefuls promising to succeed where Theresa May failed and finally pull the divided country out of the EU.

Parasite

Parasite claims Cannes’ top prize

Parasite, a black comedy about a family of clever scammers from South Korea’s underclass, won the Cannes Palme d’Or top prize yesterday.


Region
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A fighter loyal to the Libyan internationally-recognised Government of National Accord (GNA) fires a

Heavy fighting rages in Libyan capital Tripoli

Heavy fighting raged in the Libyan capital on Saturday as eastern...

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Algeria police cordon off key protest site in show of force

Algerian police yesterday threw up a tight cordon around a key...

US President Donald Trump

Trump: 1,500 more troops to deploy to Middle East

President Donald Trump announced yesterday that some 1,500 additional...

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Uncertainty grips Sudan weeks after Bashir’s exit

Weeks after the army ousted veteran leader Omar al-Bashir, Sudan is...


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Chinese tycoon who shook up global aluminium industry dies

Zhang Shiping, the industrialist who hauled cotton bales in rural China before building a multi billion-dollar empire spanning metal to textiles to electricity, has died. He was 73.

MUFG Bank branch in Tokyo

MUFG seeks Cantor Fitzgerald help to offload $300mn debt

Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Inc took the unusual step of tapping a competitor to help offload $300mn of debt it was stuck holding after stumbling through its inaugural effort in the US junk bond market.

Steven Mnuchin

US is refraining from labelling Vietnam a currency manipulator

The US is refraining from labelling Vietnam a currency manipulator based on new data the country provided the Treasury Department, according to a person familiar with the matter.

Pakistan stock Exchange

Pakistan stocks post highest weekly gain in a decade

The benchmark index of the Pakistan Stock Exchange gained 2,537 points during the outgoing week, recovering by 7.5% since fluctuations in the exchange rate and economic uncertainty wreaked havoc in the financial markets.

Trump Tokyo

Trump ribs Toyota executive at event in Tokyo

US President Donald Trump’s dinner with Japanese business leaders included one who had unusually sharp words for him just last week.

Modi

A $1.44tn India spending push tops Modi’s agenda

India’s economy is set for a major boost if Prime Minister Narendra Modi follows through with key campaign promises following his party’s sweeping election victory.

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