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More than 250 PHCC clinicians and staff...

Health minister launches patient experience forum

Qatar’s first Patient Experience Forum, described as one of the...

Tamuq, QU symposium highlights sustainable engineered materials

Texas A&M University at Qatar (Tamuq) and the Centre for Advanced...

Summer fashion gets on the catwalk for Mall of Qatar festival

Mall of Qatar is celebrating Summer Up Fashion Festival from March 28...

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Lubara Breeding Centre is home to 90 threatened or endangered species

Apart from the Spix’s macaw, the Lubara Breeding Centre at the Al...

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CMC candidates urged to adhere to campaign rules

The Ministry of Interior (MoI) urged the candidates of the Central...


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Cruise ship limps into port after airlift drama

A cruise liner that ran into trouble in stormy seas off Norway reached port yesterday under its own steam after hundreds of passengers were winched to safety by helicopter in a spectacular rescue operation.

Sudarat Keyuraphan

Thai junta party takes shock lead in elections

Thailand’s ruling junta took an unexpected lead in the country’s first election since a 2014 coup with more than 90% of ballots counted, putting it on course to return to power at the expense of the kingdom’s pro-democracy camp.

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Mueller report summary release has US on edge

Attorney General William Barr was yesterday expected to release his summary of the long-awaited special counsel’s report on Russian meddling in the 2016 election as lawmakers drew battle lines on how to respond to the investigation that has cast a pall over Donald Trump’s presidency.


Region
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Militants emerge from tunnels to surrender after ‘territory’ falls

Dozens of Islamic State group militants emerged from tunnels to...

Nofal al-Akoub

Iraqi parliament sacks governor after deadly ferry sinking

The Iraqi parliament on Sunday voted to sack a provincial governor...

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Eight kids who mistook explosive for scrap metal killed in Sudan

Eight children were killed in Sudan when the explosive device they...

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Syria Kurds urge world to take back foreign militants

Syria's Kurds warned Sunday that the thousands of foreign jihadists...


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Turkish watchdogs to probe JPMorgan after lira decline

Turkey’s banking watchdog said it had launched an investigation into JPMorgan and other banks over complaints it received after the lira plunged more than 4% and the main share index fell sharply on Friday.

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Saudi curbs family influence in Binladin group shake-up

The influence of Saudi Arabia’s Bin Laden family on its giant construction business has been curtailed in a restructuring that follows an anti-corruption crackdown by Riyadh, a document seen by Reuters shows.

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China pledges to lower tariffs, boost debt sales to aid growth

Leaders made pledge as trade talk resumes in Beijing this week; official says growth better than expected in first two months

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Gulf sovereigns lead bond issuances amidst Fed’s dovish tone

In 2019, global bond issuances stand at $1.033tn as against $3.79tn in 2018. The Federal Republic of Germany, Republic of Italy and European Investment Bank were the key issuers.

Wall Street

Wall St brokers urge SEC to charge separately for stock and bond analysis

Wall Street brokers have taken the unprecedented step of urging US regulators to let them charge clients separately for stock and bond analysis, a change that would upend the industry if it happened.

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Trump dispatches envoy to Germany to keep up the heat on Huawei

The White House dispatched its point man on cyber security to Berlin last week to drive home President Donald Trump’s warnings over Chinese telecommunications equipment maker Huawei Technologies Co.

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