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A session of the Postgraduate Peer Support Network in progress at QNL.

The Qatar National Library (QNL)...

Qatar Airways inaugural Izmir flight marks airline’s seventh Turkish gateway

Qatar Airways’ first flight from Doha to Izmir landed yesterday at...

Qatar takes part in global dementia-related survey

Qatar is participating in the world’s largest survey on people’s...

Health minister holds meetings in Geneva

HE the Minister of Public Health Dr Hanan Mohamed al-Kuwari met...

Mercury to come closest to Sun on Friday

Mercury to come closest to Sun on Friday

Mercury will reach Perihelion, which is the point in its orbit where...

A Doha Metro train. PICTURE: Jayan Orma

Do not block seats, doors of Metro trains: Qatar Rail

Qatar Rail has advised Doha Metro passengers to properly use seats...


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Fake Facebook accounts: a never-ending battle against bots

The staggering figure of more than three billion fake accounts blocked by Facebook over a six-month period highlights the challenges faced by social networks ...

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Marble head of ancient Roman divinity discovered near the Colosseum

Archaeologists have discovered a remarkably well preserved head from an ancient Roman statue near the Colosseum, Rome's city council said on Friday.

Indian firefighters try to control a major fire in a building housing a college, in Surat

Fire in commercial centre in India kills at least 17

At least 17 people were killed when a fire broke out in a four-storey commercial building in the city of Surat in India's western state of Gujarat on Friday, police said.


Region
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Arabic author Jokha Alharthi poses after winning the Man Booker International Prize for the book 'Ce

Omanis praise compatriot for 'historic' Man Booker literature prize

Omanis on Wednesday hailed writer Jokha Alharthi's "historical...

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Iraq plans to send delegations to US, Iran to calm tensions

Iraq is planning to send urgent delegations to the United States and...

Palestinian Prime Minister Mohammad Shtayyeh

Palestinians shun Bahrain conference proposed by US

The Palestinian leadership has not been consulted about a US-led...

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Iran rules out possibility of war in region

Iran’s top diplomat dismissed the possibility of war erupting in the...


Business
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Audi culls TT coupe as electric shift hits combustion-era icon

Volkswagen AG’s Audi will cease making the iconic TT coupe and replace it with a battery-powered model as the luxury brand accelerates an electric shift that may also see the next version of its flagship A8 sedan go emission-free.

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In Vietnam’s booming energy sector coal reigns, but renewables play catch-up

Vietnam has become a hot spot for energy investors eyeing a spend of up to $150bn over the coming decade to meet surging power demand, with coal set to dominate despite signs of a government effort to go green.

Tokyo Supermarket

Japan key inflation gauge hits 3-year high in April

An inflation gauge closely watched by the Bank of Japan accelerated at its fastest pace in almost three years as some retailers passed on rising costs to households, a positive sign for the central bank as it seeks to stoke consumer prices.

Tokyo Port

Japan more downbeat on growth, but sees no change to tax hike plan

Japan’s government downgraded its assessment of the economy yesterday but maintained the view it was recovering, suggesting that escalating US-China trade tensions have yet to hit growth enough to put off this year’s scheduled sales tax hike.

Taiwan GDP

Taiwan revises down GDP growth forecast to 2.19%

Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen has overseen rising wages, the lowest unemployment in decades and a surge in investment since she came into office three years ago. But it might not be enough to secure her a second term.

QSE

Real estate, banking, consumer goods witness higher-than-average selling pressure

The Qatar Stock Exchange witnessed more than 141 points erosion in the key index and more than QR11bn in capitalisation this week.

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