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Al Ahli Hospital has launched Hemya, a...

Defensive driving course conducted

The Qatar Transportation and Traffic Safety Center (QTTSC) at Qatar...

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Classic cars are among the attractions at Qatar Motor Show 2018 at...

FM reviews Syrian situation

HE the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh...

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Qatar-UK ties discussed

HE the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of State for Defence...

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Farewell ceremony for Spanish ambassador

HE the Secretary General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Dr Ahmed...


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Putin says globalisation to blame for Crimea college mass shooting

Russian President Vladimir Putin has blamed a mass shooting at a college in Crimea on globalisation, saying that a problem that began in the United States had spread around the world through online communities on the Internet.

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Trump threatens to send in troops to the border

President Donald Trump has threatened to call up the military and close the US-Mexican border against an “onslaught” of migrants, stepping up anti-immigrant rhetoric ahead of congressional elections.

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The female car mechanic driving change in Pakistan

Since picking up a wrench as one of the first female car mechanics in conservative Pakistan, Uzma Nawaz has faced two common reactions: shock, and surprise. And then a bit of respect.


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Putin says Islamic State has seized 700 hostages in Syria

President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday that Islamic State (IS)...

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UN’s Syria envoy to step down at end of November

UN Syria envoy Staffan de Mistura said yesterday he would step down...

Turkish forensic police officers arrive at the Saudi Consulate for a second investigation in Istanbu

Turkish daily: audio recordings indicate Khashoggi tortured

A Turkish newspaper yesterday published what it said were details...

Civil Defence volunteers, known as the White Helmets, carry a wounded man into a makeshift hospital

Evacuated Syrian White Helmets leave Jordan for western countries

Hundreds of members of the White Helmets - a volunteer Syrian search...


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Ericsson turns first profit in more than two years

Shares in Swedish telecoms firm Ericsson shot up by 5% in early trades yesterday after it posted better-than-expected third quarter earnings, turning its first net profit in more than two years. Ericsson’s net profit soared to 2.7bn kronor ($301mn, €261mn) during the period July-September, compared

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South Korea holds interest rates

South Korea’s central bank kept monetary policy steady yesterday for a seventh straight meeting, as it assessed new signs of softness in the economy and the potential fallout from global trade frictions.

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Woodside eyeing Browse gas project deal in 2020

Woodside Petroleum Ltd yesterday said it was aiming to bring forward the target date for approving the mammoth Browse gas project off northwest Australia by a year to 2020, with the $15bn cost estimate potentially being pared.

US

US energy exports to China plummet as Trump trade war bites

It’s probably not the kind of success US President Donald Trump had in mind, but his trade dispute with China has effectively killed off the burgeoning energy trade between the world’s two biggest economies.

Japan

Japan exports fall for first time since 2016 in Sept

Japan’s exports fell in September for the first time since 2016 as shipments to the United States and China declined, likely impeding third quarter economic growth and adding to concerns about the broadening impact of an escalating Sino-US trade war.

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Turkish budget sets out goal of economic rebalancing for 2019

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan signed off on a proposed 2019 budget that promises to help the Middle East’s largest economy regain balance and financial stability while curbing consumer inflation.

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