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Drive to raise awareness about rights and duties of pedestrians

The General Directorate of Traffic will conduct an awareness drive in...

QM’s Artist in Residence programme creates ‘a very strong social hub’ for artists

Qatar Museums (QM) initiatives such as the Doha Fire Station Artist...

Josoor Institute passes the 4,000-beneficiary mark

The first half of 2019 has been “exceptionally busy” for Josoor...

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Qatar concern over Strait of Hormuz developments

Qatar said that it is cautiously following the recent developments in...

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Fines up to QR500 await law-breaking pedestrians

The General Directorate of Traffic has said it will start registering...


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French TV reporter Hugo Clement is seen in a police van after he was arrested while filming proteste

Australia detains French TV crew filming anti-coal protest

A French television reporter and his crew were arrested on Monday while filming protesters blockading a coal port in Australia's northeastern state of Queensland.

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Forty-one people killed as storms, lightning strike northern India

At least 41 people were killed as storms and lightning struck the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh on the weekend, officials said.

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Anger soars over vicious mob attack on Hong Kong protesters

Anger soared in Hong Kong on Monday over a vicious assault against pro-democracy protesters by suspected triad gangsters that left dozens wounded


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Detainee allegedly tortured in Sudan dies

A Sudanese civilian detained and allegedly tortured by security...

A helicopter hovers over British-flagged tanker Stena Impero near the strait of Hormuz on July 19

Iran warns UK against escalating tensions, says crew of seized ship safe

Iran on Sunday urged Britain to contain "domestic political forces"...

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Battle for change far from over for women in new Sudan

She may have spent 40 days in jail for demonstrating against...

El Sharara oilfield

Libya’s El Sharara oilfield shut down since Friday

Libya’s El Sharara oilfield, its largest, has been shut down since...


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Growth outlook for business activity in Qatar strengthening: PMI

The most recent PMI survey of Qatar pointed to a stronger 12-month outlook for business activity, which was held back somewhat by a collection of local factors and aggravated by observed seasonal trends.

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QEWC announces QR620mn in profits for first half of 2019

The Qatar Electricity and Water Company (QEWC) said yesterday that the interim financial statement for the six-month period ended June 30, 2019.

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IMF, World Bank: 75 years as world’s financial firefighters

At the critical moment of a Hollywood movie starring A-lister Sandra Bullock, Bolivia’s newly-elected president calls in the International Monetary Fund to bail out the poverty-stricken country, violating a campaign promise.

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Africa’s working-age population to surpass Asia’s by year 2100

Africa’s potential workforce will likely be larger than that of Asia by the end of the 21st century as both continents wrestle with different demographic and economic challenges.

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Pakistan banks allowed to do foreign currency business with public

The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) has laid the foundation to eliminate exchange companies from the currency business by allowing banks and their entire branches to buy and sell foreign currencies with public across the country.

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In sluggish Russian economy, halal sees growth

The manager of a sausage factory near Moscow, Arslan Gizatullin says his halal business has been feeling the pinch — not so much from Russia’s sluggish economy but competitors vying for a piece of a growing Islamic market.

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