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The designated authorities referred 357...

Three held for violating home quarantine pledge

The designated authorities arrested yesterday three people for...

Shoppers return to malls as Qatar Covid vaccine drive ramps up

Qatar residents are gradually regaining their confidence to shop at...

Pearl diving now a recreation, heritage sport

The pearl diving profession, which has almost died out in the Gulf...

Indian ambassador Dr Deepak Mittal

India-Qatar trade relations robust and progressing: Indian envoy

The robust business and trade relations between Qatar and India are...

A view of the QU campus.

QU-CAM holds workshop on materials for building industry

Advanced Materials Centre (CAM) at Qatar University (QU) organised a...


International
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Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson jokes with a journalist (left) as he is greeted by a supporte

Johnson hails Conservatives’ crushing win in Labour stronghold

Prime Minister Boris Johnson yesterday welcomed early election results in Britain’s first major vote since Brexit and the pandemic, including a stunning by-election victory for his Conservative party in an opposition Labour stronghold.

German Health Minister Jens Spahn gestures during a news conference on the current coronavirus disea

Germany breaks third virus wave but warns against complacency

Germany seems to have halted a surge of coronavirus infections driven by the British variant, its health minister said yesterday, cautioning however against lifting restrictions precipitously.

Chris Bailey of Bailey’s Travel works at his desk in Wellingborough, yesterday.

UK eases foreign travel restrictions

Britain yesterday announced it was lifting a coronavirus ban on people in England going on holiday to Portugal and Israel due to their low infection and high vaccination rates.


Region
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People queue up to receive a dose of the Covid-19 coronavirus vaccine at a vaccination centre in Kuw

Kuwait reports 1253 new coronavirus infections, 11 deaths

The Kuwaiti Ministry of Health announced on Tuesday night the...

File photo shows a worker harvest roses in a field by the city of Kelaat Mgouna in Morocco’s central

Hard but sweet-smelling slog in Morocco’s Valley of the Roses

To earn a dollar, rose picker Izza in Morocco’s Atlas Mountains wakes...

Oman Air

Oman extends ban on entry of people coming from several countries

Oman's Covid-19 Supreme Committee has extended the suspension of...

A picture taken yesterday, shows the aftermath of flash floods in the city of Tarim in Yemen’s centr

Four killed after flash floods in Yemen’s historic Tarim city

Four people have been killed in flash floods following heavy rains in...


Business
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Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and Iraq are the “top three Mena countries in terms of committed gas investment

Qatar among top Mena countries with 5-year gas investments of $75bn up to 2025, says Apicorp

Committed gas investments in the Middle East and North Africa (Mena) region for the period 2021-2025 are expected to total $75bn, Arab Petroleum Investments Corporation (Apicorp) said.

Qatar has witnessed a robust month-on-month expansion in the use of treated wastewater in the irriga

Qatar’s reuse of treated wastewater for irrigation of green spaces sees 44.6% increase in March

Qatar has witnessed a robust month-on-month expansion in the use of treated wastewater in the irrigation of green spaces in March 2021, according to the Planning and Statistics Authority (PSA).

The Federal Reserve building in Washington, DC. As the pullback in Fed monetary support draws inexor

Investors prepare taper tantrum plan as Fed demurs on timing

As the pullback in Federal Reserve monetary support draws inexorably closer, investors are striving to taper-proof their portfolios with 2013’s volatility still fresh in their minds.

An external view of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange building. The Hang Seng Index closed down 0.1% to 2

Asian markets mixed; copper and iron ore prices hit record highs

Copper and iron ore prices hit record highs on Friday as demand for the key commodities surges on the back of a powerful recovery in the global economy, though Asian equity markets struggled to maintain an early rally ahead of a keenly awaited US jobs report.

Shipping containers next to gantry cranes at the Yangshan Deepwater Port in Shanghai. China’s export

China’s trade surges as global stimulus keeps export boom going

China’s exports rose more than expected in April, suggesting its trade out-performance could last longer than expected this year, fuelled by global fiscal stimulus.

TCB

Turkish central bank sticks to high interest rates after inflation rise

Turkey’s central bank held its key interest rate steady at 19% as expected yesterday and repeated a pledge to keep it above inflation, which the bank expects to cool after having risen beyond 17% as the lira depreciated.

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