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HBKU college launches newest graduate programme

Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU)’s College of Public Policy (CPP)...

Georgetown webinar to explore mega sports and national identity

Mega sporting events have placed a spotlight on the recruitment and...

WCM-Q shares expertise in lifelong learning for healthcare professionals at key regional expo

The thriving Continuing Professional Development (CPD) programme at...

Cairo International Book Fair

Cairo International Book Fair starts Wednesday with Qatar publishing houses taking part

The 53rd Cairo International Book Fair begins Wednesday and runs...

Hassan Jumaa Bu Jamhour al-Mohannadi

Environmental law to be tightened to curb violations: official

Hassan Jumaa Bu Jamhour al-Mohannadi, assistant undersecretary for...


International
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Aircraft parked on the tarmac of Istanbul airport, where flights were cancelled due to blizzard and

Istanbul permits first flights after snow pummels Mediterranean

Europe’s busiest airport in Istanbul welcomed its first flight in 24 hours yesterday and Greece declared a public holiday as the eastern Mediterranean neighbours began digging out of a rare snowstorm that ground their capitals to a halt.

A woman points a weapon during a military training session for employees of essential city industrie

US warns Russia of damaging sanctions, including on Putin

The United States warned Moscow yesterday of damaging sanctions, including measures personally targeting Vladimir Putin, as Russian combat troops massing around Ukraine launched new exercises.

Japan

Japan doubles areas under Covid-19 curbs as cases set records

Japan expanded regions subject to tighter coronavirus curbs to cover 70% of the country yesterday, as the government tried to counter a record wave of Covid-19 cases caused by the Omicron variant.


Region
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Hariri

Hariri steps away from politics, upending election landscape

Lebanese leader Saad al-Hariri said yesterday he was stepping back...

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Lebanon's ex-PM Hariri says retires from political life

Former Lebanese prime minister Saad Hariri announced Monday he would...


Business
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Unilever unveiled plans yesterday to cut about 1,500 management jobs in a restructuring aimed at eas

Unilever culls 1,500 management jobs as it reshapes

Unilever unveiled plans yesterday to cut about 1,500 management jobs in a restructuring aimed at easing shareholders’ concerns after a failed acquisition and reports an activist investor has built a stake in the consumer goods giant.

Powell: Saving the economy from overheating.

Powell’s legacy at stake in Fed pivot to beat back inflation

Jerome Powell’s first four years as Federal Reserve chair were defined by saving the US economy from the historic challenge of the pandemic. His second term – and his legacy – will be about saving the economy from overheating.


A boy wearing a mask walks on a zebra crossing in Seoul, South Korea on Tuesday. The BoK expects G

S Korea GDP growth climbs to 11-year high, but recovery uneven

South Korea’s economy expanded at the fastest pace in 11 years in 2021 helped by a jump in exports and construction activity, tempering declines in capital investment and a slow recovery in the coronavirus-hit service sectors.

Amin H Nasser, president and CEO of Saudi Aramco, speaks during a news conference in Dhahran (file).

Saudi Aramco: Global oil demand is nearing pre-pandemic levels

Saudi Aramco said demand for oil is nearing pre-Covid levels and reiterated that producers globally are investing too little in supply.

A money exchange vendor displays Lebanese pound banknotes at his shop in Beirut. The nosediving exch

World Bank berates Lebanon’s elite for ‘zombie’ economy

The World Bank blasted Lebanon’s ruling class on Tuesday for “orchestrating” one of the world’s worst national economic depressions due to their exploitative grip on resources.

Employees and visitors wearing protective masks walk past an electronic stock board at the Shanghai

Asian markets plunge as volatility sweeps Wall Street

Asian markets plunged yesterday following a highly volatile day on Wall Street fuelled by fears about the Federal Reserve’s plans to hike interest rates, with attention lasered on its upcoming two-day policy meeting.

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