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Katara to host opera awards programme on March 31

Katara - The Cultural Village Foundation will host the renowned...

NU-Q students intern at top global media organisations

More than 20 students from Northwestern University in Qatar (NU-Q)...

Eight children killed or injured every day, despite Yemen truce: UN

The UN human rights chief warned yesterday that children in Yemen...

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Annual Qafco, Tamuq conclave sheds light on functional materials

Texas A&M University at Qatar (Tamuq) and the Qatar Fertiliser...

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Odissi dance performance at Sheraton Doha today

An Odissi dance performance by Rina Jana & Group is being organised...


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Locals affected by Cyclone Idai walk on flooded land in Buzi district outside Beira, Mozambique

Fighting against the clock, aid workers rescue more victims of African cyclone

Rescue workers plucked more survivors from trees and roofs to safety on Thursday, a week after a cyclone ripped through southern Africa and triggered devastating floods ...

Relatives pay homage to victims near burning candles during a commemoration ceremony at the scene of

Indonesia seeks answers as Ethiopian crash comparisons mount

Indonesian investigators described on Thursday the panic of pilots grappling with airspeed and altitude problems in the last moments of their doomed Lion Air flight ...

UK returns locks of hair belonging to Emperor Tewodros II

Ethiopians cheer as London museum returns plundered royal hair

A London museum has handed back locks of hair cut from the corpse of an Ethiopian emperor during a British invasion 150 years ago, after a campaign by activists seeking the return ...


Region
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Fighters

Battle for last IS enclave edges towards its end

The operation to take Islamic State’s last enclave in eastern Syria...

Halayeb triangle

Sudan says Egyptian Red Sea oil and gas blocks are on its territory

Sudan considers oil and gas exploration blocks offered by Egypt in...

Algerian healthcare

Thousands demonstrate in Algiers

Thousands of students, university professors and health workers...

Veronique Andrieux

Yemeni aid worker killed in port city of Hodeidah

A Yemeni staff member of Action Against Hunger was killed by shrapnel...


Business
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Dollar

Fed's big surprise could spell disaster for dollar bulls

The Bloomberg dollar index tumbled 0.5% on Wednesday, making it the worst day since January, after Fed policy makers unexpectedly signalled they’d hold their rates benchmark steady all year ...

QSE

Qatar shares edge lower on insurance, industrials selling pressure

The Qatar Stock Exchange on Thursday witnessed more than 61% of the traded constituents return gains but overall it settled lower.

Commercial Bank

Commercial Bank looks to further uplift future business performance

Shareholders approve cash dividend payout of 15% of the share’s nominal value, which equates to QR1.5 per share held

Adeep

Twenty14 Holdings set to launch South Asia’s 1st Tribute Portfolio hotel

Twenty14 Holdings, a leading hospitality investment firm with assets worth in excess of $750mn across Europe, Middle East and India, will soon launch Port Muziris – South Asia’s first Tribute Portfolio hotel, part of Marriott International, near Cochin International Airport.

Africa

Africa running out of water as cities’ populations boom

As water supplies in Ghana’s capital grew increasingly erratic, Beatrice Kabuki stopped customers from using her grocery store’s bathrooms and installed a plastic storage tank at her home.

Euro stox

European markets end lower; Brexit delay request sends pound reeling

The pound fell sharply yesterday after Prime Minister Theresa May announced Britain was seeking a delay to its exit from the European Union until June 30, while investors awaited the US Federal Reserve’s interest rate call.

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