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Qatar tops region in providing coverage of vaccines

The Director of the Public Health Department at the Ministry of...

16 Qatari firms recruit people with disabilities

Qatar Chamber, in co-operation with the Qatar Society for...

Life Skills contest concludes

Aspire Academy concluded yesterday its sixth Life Skills Competition,...

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Ooredoo supports telecom meet on digital security

Ooredoo, the region’s leading enabler of digital business innovation,...

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Conference brings together leading educationists

Ooredoo will be the official telecommunications sponsor for the 2019...


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Protest train arrives to join demonstrators

Piled onto the roof of a train or packed inside, hundreds of protesters from the birthplace of the uprising that toppled Sudan’s former President Omar al-Bashir rolled into Khartoum yesterday to support activists demanding that the military relinquish power to civilians.

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Top court sympathetic on census citizenship query

The US Supreme Court’s conservative majority yesterday appeared inclined to hand President Donald Trump a victory on his administration’s plan to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census, a move opponents call a Republican effort to deter immigrants from taking part.

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Polio vaccine rumours and video clips spread panic in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

More than 25,000 children were rushed to hospitals in northwest Pakistan after rumours spread that some had suffered reactions to a polio vaccine, officials said yesterday.


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Sudanese militia commander waits in wings after president ousted

When Omar Hassan al-Bashir wanted protection from rivals during his...

A damaged military vehicle during the fighting with the Eastern forces in Ain Zara, in Tripoli

Day flights to resume at Libya capital's airport

Day-time flights will resume at Tripoli's only functioning airport...

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US warns terrorists continue to plot Sri Lanka attacks

The US State Department has warned of possible terrorist attacks in a...

Sudanese demonstrators use their mobile phone torches as lamps as they attend a mass anti-government

Sudan's military council warns against road blocks as protests continue

Sudan's ruling Transitional Military Council (TMC) warned on Monday...


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Trump playing hardball gives Iran oil buyers costly headache

The biggest buyers of Iranian oil are being struck by deja vu, and it’s not conjuring up pleasant memories. Six months ago they were scrambling to secure alternative supplies as the US prepared to impose sanctions on Iranian oil exports, though last minute waivers eventually gave them a reprieve.

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Franc heading for a 2% monthly decline means SNB ‘sleeps easier’

The franc is headed for its worst month in almost two years, bringing relief to Swiss policymakers seeking a weaker currency in their quest to revive inflation. The currency has lost about 2.5% of its value against the euro this month

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PBoC likely to pause reserve cuts, but policy easing on track

China’s central bank is likely to pause to assess economic conditions before making any further moves to ease lenders’ reserve requirements, after better-than-expected growth data reduced the urgency for action, policy insiders said.

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HNA unit’s lenders seize control of assets as payment deadline missed

Lenders to HNA Group Co’s CWT International Ltd seized control of assets in Singapore, China and the US after the unit failed to repay amounts due on its credit facility. Assets that are being taken over include shareholdings of Singapore-based CWT Pte

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Samsung delays launch of Galaxy Fold after screen failures

Samsung Electronics Co will delay the launch of its first foldable smartphone from the planned April 26 debut after reports of screen failures among some review units, a setback for the world’s biggest handset maker.

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Asia markets remain cautious ahead of corporate earnings

Stocks were mixed in Asian trade yesterday as investors move cautiously ahead of a deluge of corporate results later in the week. With all markets now open again after an extended Easter break, many fluctuated in morning trade but rallied by the afternoon.

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