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VCUarts Qatar to start summer art and design programme on June 29

Virginia Commonwealth University School of the Arts in Qatar (VCUarts...

HMC specialists contribute to new international anaesthesia textbook

Four anaesthesia specialists at Hamad Medical Corporation’s (HMC)...

Doha International Book Fair set for January 2020

The Ministry of Culture and Sports has announced that the 30th...

HE the Minister of Culture and Sports Salah bin Ghanem bin Nasser al-Ali met Poland's ambassador to

Minister of Culture meets Polish envoy

HE the Minister of Culture and Sports Salah bin Ghanem bin Nasser...

Ali bin Towar al-Kuwari

Qatari travel writer to share explorations at Qatar National Library

Qatar National Library has announced that it will present a travel...


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Tanzania ‘in danger’ following Ebola cases in neighbour Uganda

Tanzania’s health minister issued an Ebola ‘alert’ yesterday after the disease, which has killed over 1,400 people in the Democratic Republic of Congo, appeared in their shared neighbour, Uganda.

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Hong Kong leader apologises as record protest chokes city

Some 2mn protesters choked Hong Kong’s streets in a powerful rebuke of a reviled extradition law, organisers said yesterday, piling pressure on the city’s embattled pro-Beijing leader who apologised for causing “conflict” but refused to step down.

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Rare wolf killed in Bangladesh after first appearance in eight decades

The first Indian grey wolf to be seen in Bangladesh in eight decades has been beaten to death by farmers after preying on their livestock, wildlife experts said yesterday. The grey wolf was last seen in Bangladesh in 1949


Region
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Mevlut Cavusoglu

Turkish outpost in Syria shelled from Syrian government forces area

A Turkish observation post in Syria's Idlib region was attacked with...

Sudan's ex-president Omar al-Bashir leaves the office of the anti-corruption prosecutor in Khartoum

Sudan's Bashir charged on corruption in first public appearance since ouster

Fallen Sudanese leader Omar al-Bashir was Sunday seen in public for...

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Iran renews N-pact ultimatum amid tensions with US

Iran will continue scaling back compliance with a nuclear deal unless...

Syria

Syria flare-up kills 35 fighters, 10 civilians

At least 10 civilians and 35 combatants, mostly pro-regime forces,...


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Investors focus on trade war amid attacks on oil tankers

For bulls and bears with long memories, the oil market may seem a lot like 1991.

South Africa

South Africa business sentiment stays at 2-yr low as GDP shrinks

South African business confidence stayed locked at the lowest level in two years in the second quarter as a slump in economic output raises the risk of a second recession in successive years.

PBoC

PBoC’s ‘tremendous room’ to act in focus as economy decelerates

The boast by People’s Bank of China governor Yi Gang this month that he has “tremendous room” to adjust policy could soon be tested as the economy slows, throwing attention on the impact on the nation’s fragile currency and financial markets.

Alibaba

Alibaba said to have filed for a Hong Kong mega-listing

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd has filed confidentially for a Hong Kong listing, people familiar with the matter said, moving closer to what is potentially the city’s biggest share sale since 2010.

JPMorgan

JPMorgan shows where huge risks from Fed and G20 are underpriced

Global markets may be too complacent in the face of major upcoming events, with mispricing evident in the options market and a risk that stocks could tumble if investors don’t like what they hear from the Federal Reserve, according to JPMorgan Chase & Co.

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Boeing crisis, trade tensions cast pall over Paris airshow

Safety concerns, trade wars and growing security tensions in the Gulf are dampening spirits at the world’s largest plane makers as they arrive at this week’s Paris airshow with little to celebrate despite bulging order books.

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