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HMC hosts summer camp for school students

Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) recently hosted a two-week programme,...

NHRC welcomes release of Qatari Citizen detained in Saudi, demands release of Qatari student

The National Human Rights Committee (NHRC) has welcomed the release...

475 abandoned vehicles removed in Al Rayyan

Al Rayyan Municipality’s general control section removed 475...

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GU-Q students win grants to research blockade impact

Ten students of Georgetown University in Qatar (GU-Q) have been...

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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...


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PNG leader presses Australia on stranded asylum seekers

Visiting Papua New Guinea Prime Minister James Marape pressed Australian officials yesterday for a timeline to resettle asylum seekers stranded on PNG’s Manus Island, but appeared to come away empty-handed.

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Anger soars over mob attack on Hong Kong protesters

Anger soared in Hong Kong yesterday over a vicious assault on pro-democracy protesters by suspected triad gangsters that left dozens wounded, a dramatic escalation of the political turmoil plaguing the Chinese city.

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Nepal needs millions to rebuild after monsoon rain creates havoc

The recent floods in Nepal have caused extensive destruction and caused the deaths of at least 90 people. For rehabilitation and reconstruction, officials have estimated that around Rs220mn will be needed.


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Israeli army demolishing homes in East Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers began demolishing Palestinian homes in East...

Members of the Syrian civil defence, known as the White Helmets, pull out an injured but alive child

Russian air strikes on Syria market kill 27

Russian air strikes on a market in northwestern Syria killed 27...

A Sudanese protester chants slogans as others wave national flags in the capital Khartoum's Green Sq

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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Kao Ming Container Terminal at the Port of Kaohsiung in Taiwan.

Taiwan export orders fall as China demand tumbles

Taiwan’s export orders contracted for an eighth straight month in June, with global companies increasingly hesitant to make new investments in machinery as the China-US trade war wears on.

Hyundai Motor vehicles

Hyundai lays out US recovery plan; places hope on new SUVs

South Korea’s Hyundai Motor Co laid out its US sales turnaround plan yesterday with an expanded line-up of sport-utility vehicles (SUV), after posting its biggest quarterly profit jump in seven years.

Equifax Inc

Equifax to pay up to $700mn over data breach: Regulators

US credit monitoring agency Equifax agreed to pay up to $700mn in a settlement stemming from a data breach that affected nearly 150mn customers, regulators said yesterday.

Bullard

Bullard backs quarter-point cut; would love to be Fed chairman

James Bullard, one of the most dovish members of the US central bank, favours lowering interest rates by a quarter point when officials meet later this month and said that becoming Federal Reserve chairman is “something I’d love to do.”

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe

Japan’s PM vows flexible measures in case of downside economic risks

Japan stands ready to take all possible steps flexibly and without hesitation when downside risks to the economy emerge, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said, as a simmering Sino-US trade war clouds the outlook for the export-reliant economy.

STAR Market

China’s Nasdaq-style board debut adds $44bn in new market cap

Trading on China’s new Nasdaq-style board for homegrown tech firms hit fever pitch yesterday, with shares up as much as 520% in a wild debut that more than doubled the board’s combined market capitalisation and beat veteran investors’ expectations.

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