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Alessandro Masi and Massimo Papa.

An exhibition of rare and unique...

NRI businessman felicitated

Qatar-based Non-Resident Indian businessman N K Musthafa was...

HBKU hosts high-level roundtable in New York

Hamad Bin Khalifa University’s (HBKU), a member of Qatar Foundation,...

QSE launches financial education competition

The Qatar Stock Exchange (QSE) has kick-started the second edition of...

Officials from Doha Bank and Qatar Sports for All Federation after announcing the fifteenth edition

Doha Bank to hold Al Dana Green Run on February 15

Doha Bank, in collaboration with Qatar Sports for All Federation at...

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Qatar participates in World Education Forum in London

Qatar is participating with a delegation headed by HE the Minister of...


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PM Khan in Davos for annual WEF gathering, meets Trump

Prime Minister Imran Khan was in Davos yesterday to attend the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF), where he is scheduled to address an important session on global politics and meet other world leaders.

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No going back on new citizenship law: Shah

Home Minister Amit Shah yesterday launched a blistering attack on the opposition over the new citizenship law and vowed the government will not take back the legislation.

ACCIDENT

Eight tourists from Kerala die in Nepal

Eight tourists, including four children, all from Kerala, have died after they were found unconscious in their room at a hill resort in Nepal yesterday, police said.


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Russian air strikes in Syria kill 23 civilians

Russian air strikes killed at least 23 civilians yesterday in...

An Iraqi protester jumps over burning tyres, blocking an international highway in the southern city

Two protesters killed as Iraqi police struggle to stem unrest

Two protesters died in Iraq yesterday as police fought running street...

General view of the debris of the Ukraine International Airlines, flight PS752, Boeing 737-800 plane

Iran seeks help reading plane's black boxes amid pressure to hand them over

Iran has asked the US and French authorities for equipment to...

Iraqi protesters wave the national flag amid clashes with riot police following a demonstration at B

Four protesters, two cops killed as Iraq unrest resumes

Six Iraqis including two police officers were killed and scores were...


Business
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Foxconn employees wearing masks attend the company's year-end gala in Taipei, Taiwan

Asian stocks bounce as investors welcome China virus response

Asian stock markets recovered ground on Wednesday as China's response to a virus outbreak tempered some fears of a global pandemic, although Shanghai shares initially slipped amid worries about a hit to domestic demand and tourism.

Dr R Seetharaman

Sustainable world: Davos to emphasise active stakeholder’s participation

The 50th annual meeting of the World Economic forum is underway in Davos, Switzerland. The meeting’s theme is ‘Stakeholders for a Cohesive and Sustainable World.’

Berat Albayrak

Albayrak wants competitive lira, prioritises Turkey nominal rate

Four days after Turkey’s official borrowing costs fell below zero when adjusted for inflation, Treasury and Finance Minister Berat Albayrak said it’s the nominal interest rate that “matters more” and suggested the country’s currency should be at a more favourable level.

Taiwan

Taiwan’s Q4 GDP expands at strongest rate since mid-2018

Taiwan’s economy grew at the fastest pace in one-and-a-half years in the fourth quarter of 2019 as a recovery in electronics demand boosted the island’s manufacturers amid easing concerns over a US-China trade war.

Australia

Australia’s fierce wildfires threatening its coal mines

Australia’s deadly wildfires are threatening output at BHP Group’s power-station coal mine in New South Wales state, where production has been impacted by smoke and reduced air quality.

HK

HK leads Asia stocks down, while virus spooks markets

Hong Kong stocks tumbled yesterday after the city’s credit rating was downgraded over its response to months of sometimes violent protests, while investors were also spooked by a deadly Sars-like virus that has been confirmed to be transmitted between humans.

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