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Aspire Academy reviews performance of students

Aspire Academy welcomed its students to an open meeting in its series...

New era in healthcare

Sidra Medicine hosted its grand opening ceremony on November 12,...

Proud moment

Ahmed bin Salman bin Ali al-Sulaiti, chief executive officer, Qatar...

Salah Khashoggi (L), the son of murdered Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, and his relatives receive

Erdogan, Trump agree no 'cover-up' of Khashoggi murder should be allowed

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his US counterpart Donald...

The Chilean delegation participated in a detailed programme with Aspetar’s team of experts.

Aspetar delivers 'world-class' medical knowledge to Chilean delegation

Aspetar, Qatar’s orthopaedic and sports medicine hospital, recently...


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Ireland's Prime Minister Leo Varadkar

Irish PM says no plans to call election before Christmas

Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said on Saturday he has no plans to call an election before Christmas and that uncertainty over Brexit must take precedence over the outcome of talks ...

Manus Island

US joins Australian plan to develop new Pacific naval base

The United States will join Pacific ally Australia to build a naval base on Papua New Guinea's Manus Island, US Vice President Mike Pence said, amid a push by regional powers to lock in alliances and secure access to key infrastructure.

African swine fever virus

China reports new outbreaks of African swine fever

Four new outbreaks of African swine fever have been reported in China's provinces of Jiangxi, Yunnan and Sichuan as well as the municipality of Shanghai, the agriculture ministry said on Saturday.


Region
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Militants kill 22 regime fighters near Syria’s Idlib: monitor

Militants yesterday killed 22 regime fighters near a planned buffer...

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Troops’ firing injures 40 Palestinians at Gaza border

At least 40 protesters were injured by live bullets and others...

Libyan port of Misrata

Migrants refuse to disembark in Libya, fearing torture: Amnesty

Dozens of migrants and refugees aboard a merchant vessel at a Libyan...

Israeli Education Minister Naftali Bennett (L) attends the weekly cabinet meeting at the prime minis

Netanyahu battles to save weakened ruling coalition

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's Likud party denied Friday...


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Turkey

Turkey govt rolls back some restrictions on foreign currency use

Turkey has rolled back some restrictions on the use of foreign currencies that were brought in at the height of an economic crisis this year, according to a decree published yesterday, loosening the rules after lobbying from the hotel industry.

Giosafat Rigano

Italy’s furniture exports to Qatar up 26% in 2018, says official

Italy has recorded a 26% increase in its furniture exports to Qatar this year, according to trade commissioner Giosafat Rigano at the Italian Trade Agency (ITA) in Doha.

Maakaron

Squire Patton Boggs recognised as International Law Firm of the Year by QBLF

Squire Patton Boggs has been recognised as International Law Firm of the Year at the Qatar Business Law Awards, for the second year in a row.

ABB

ABB in talks with three Asian suitors on power grids sale

ABB is in talks with Hitachi Ltd and Mitsubishi Electric Corp to sell all or part of the Swiss engineering group’s embattled power grids business, sources familiar with the issue told Reuters.

Jet

Tata Sons in preliminary talks with Jet about deal

Indian conglomerate Tata Sons Ltd said yesterday it is in preliminary talks with struggling Jet Airways Ltd but has not made a proposal to acquire a stake, cooling speculation that a deal was imminent.

China

Weak credit growth raises odds of first China rate cut in years

China’s stubbornly weak credit growth has spurred talk of its first cut in benchmark lending rates in three years, but economists and policy insiders say concerns about a potential knock to its currency will likely give the central bank pause.

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