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Diplomatic, consular and representative...

NHRC calls for end to rights violations resulting from blockade of Qatar

HE the Chairman of the National Human Rights Committee (NHRC), Dr Ali...

US govt urged to take action against Saudi over 'beoutQ'

The US Government has been urged to take action against Saudi Arabia...

Texas A&M at Qatar hosts international math workshop

A group of notable mathematicians from around the world recently...

IFAD

Qatar attends IFAD governing council meeting

Qatar has participated in the meetings of the 42nd session of the...

Ministry of Foreign Affairs Secretary General HE Dr Ahmed bin Hassan al-Hammadi shakes hand with Shi

Qatar, Ghana officials hold talks

The foreign ministries of Qatar and Ghana held a round of political...


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Drug 'godfathers' surrender to Bangladesh police

Some 102 Bangladeshi meth dealers have surrendered to authorities at a pre-scheduled ceremony in a coastal town, officials said Saturday, as a Philippines-style anti-narcotics crackdown sows fear among kingpins.

Electoral materials are seen at the Independent National Electoral Commission offices following the

Nigerian president blames opposition for election delay

Nigeria's incumbent president has blamed the country's main opposition party for elections being delayed, local media reported early Saturday.

Archaeologists discover Incan tomb in Peru

Archaeologists discover Incan tomb in Peru

Peruvian archaeologists discovered an Incan tomb in the north of the country where an elite member of the pre-Columbian empire was buried, one of the investigators announced Friday.


Region
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Erdogan

Turkey urges US to put its weight behind Khashoggi probe

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan urged the United States to put its...

US Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan speaks at the annual Munich Security Conference in Munich,

Acting Pentagon chief says committed to defeating IS, but allies sceptical

Acting US Defence Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Friday that the...

Rouhani

Iran vows revenge on 'mercenaries' behind suicide attack

President Hassan Rouhani vowed revenge on Thursday against the...

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Suicide attack leaves 27 Iran Guards dead

A suicide bomber killed at least 27 members of Iran’s elite...


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Trump, Xi hail progress in two-day trade talks

President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping said they made progress in trade talks this week and they’ll continue to push towards a deal, though the White House cautioned that “much work remains’’ to avoid another escalation of tariffs after March 1.

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Indonesia’s Garuda cuts ticket prices 20% under govt pressure

Indonesia’s national flag carrier Garuda has slashed ticket prices by 20%, the company said on Thursday, following a public outcry over high fares and a call by the country’s president for airlines to offer cheaper tickets.

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China banks lend record $477bn new loans in Jan

China’s banks made the most new loans on record in January – totalling 3.23tn yuan ($477bn) – as policymakers try to jumpstart sluggish investment and prevent a sharper slowdown in the world’s second-largest economy.

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Alibaba eyes stake in Metro’s China operations

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd is in talks with Germany’s Metro about taking a stake in the German wholesaler’s China operations, three sources told Reuters on Thursday.

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LNG prices in Asia drop to 17-mth low on tepid demand

Asian spot prices for liquefied natural gas (LNG) continued their downward spiral this week, hitting a 17-month low as the market moved further away from the peak winter-demand period and inventories remained high in the region.

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China factory-gate inflation slows for 7th straight month

China’s factory-gate inflation slowed for a seventh straight month in January to its weakest pace since September 2016, raising concerns the world’s second-biggest economy may see the return of deflation as domestic demand cools.

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