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WISE Accelerator programme invites submissions

The Accelerator programme of World Innovation Summit for Education...

Global Judicial Integrity Network meet begins today

Under the patronage of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad...

Alofa is World Champion of SuperSlam II

Lusail Sports Arena came to life on February 21 as Superslam II took...

QST recently won the ‘Most Innovative Company’ award at the 2019 Qatar Business Awards ceremony, whi

Qatar SportsTech welcomes a new cohort for 2020

Qatar SportsTech (QST) recently welcomed a new cohort of sports tech...

CBE faculty who spoke at the event were honoured.

Faculty shares their experiences with students at QU-CBE event

The College of Business and Economics (CBE) in Qatar University (QU)...


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Nasa mathematician Katherine Johnson dies at 101

Katherine Johnson, the black woman whose mathematical genius took her from a behind-the-scenes job in a segregated Nasa as portrayed in the film Hidden Figures to a key role in sending humans to the moon, died yesterday at the age of 101, Nasa said.

Police officers make an arrest during a raid on a Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory camp next to a railway

Police move in to clear indigenous blockade of Canada rail line

Police moved in yesterday morning to clear a rail blockade by an indigenous group in eastern Canada that had been stopping freight and passenger traffic for more than two weeks on one of the country’s busiest lines.

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Supreme Court leans toward $7.5bn pipeline in trail dispute

A majority of the US Supreme Court yesterday seemed inclined to find that the federal government had authority to grant a right of way for a proposed $7.5bn natural gas pipeline to cross under the popular Appalachian Trail in rural Virginia.


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Displaced Syrians queue for humanitarian aid in the town of Atme, near the Turkish border in the nor

Russia strikes kill five as regime forces advance

Five civilians were killed in Russian air strikes backing Syrian...

Kuwaitis coming back from Iran wait at Sheikh Saad Airport in Kuwait City

Kuwait, Bahrain announce first coronavirus cases

Kuwait and Bahrain confirmed on Monday their first novel coronavirus...

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Oman ruler aims to reduce country's debt

Oman's Sultan Haitham bin Tariq al-Said said Sunday the government...

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Kuwaiti ports suspends entry of Iranian ships to Kuwait due to coronavirus

Kuwait Ports Authority announced Sunday suspending ships coming from...


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Vodafone Qatar is ‘investing heavily’ in expanding 5G network: Chairman

Vodafone Qatar is investing heavily in both wireless and fixed infrastructure, most notably in expanding its 5G network, said company chairman Abdulla bin Nasser al-Misnad.

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QFC offering ‘privileged access’ to foreign firms, ambassadors told

The Qatar Financial Center (QFC) is offering “privileged access” to foreign firms as part of the country’s efforts to attract more foreign direct investment in view of immense potential in several areas such as fintech, sports and digital.

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Qatar growth driven by advanced judicial legislation: Qicca

The Qatar International Centre for Conciliation and Arbitration (Qicca) at Qatar Chamber affirmed yesterday that the economic growth witnessed by Qatar in various fields “was accompanied by an advanced judicial legislative development.”

Global

Global safety rush puts US yields within sight of its all-time low

Traders are preparing for the worst as the coronavirus spreads across national borders, stoking fears about its economic impact.

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Islamic finance growth in Africa: Still a mixed picture

The development and growth of Islamic finance in Africa has been lauded manifold in recent times and there have indeed a wealth of initiatives been implemented, but overall, the sector represents still a mixed picture,

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Seoul bears brunt as most Asian bourses plunge

Seoul led a sharp drop across Asian equity markets yesterday as South Korea announced a surge in COVID-19 infections, while oil plunged and safe-haven assets rallied on growing concerns about a possible pandemic.

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