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The competent authorities Friday...

Doha Institute launches Executive Master of Diplomatic Studies programme

Doha Institute for Graduate Studies has launched the Executive Master...

‘Social awareness key to sustainable development goals’

HE the Minister of Municipality and Environment Abdullah bin...

Shura Council in EPIC meet

The Shura Council participated yesterday, through video conference...

Dr J?rg Matthias Determann

VCUarts Qatar professor's book focuses on science fiction in Islam

The merits of working and studying in Qatar Foundation’s (QF)...

Dr Essa al-Sulaiti

HMC observes World Alzheimer's Month

Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) is observing World Alzheimer's Month,...

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Thailand protests.

Thousands rally in Thai capital against government

Protests have been building since mid-July to call for the removal of the government, a new constitution and elections.

Boris Johnson

Second wave inevitable, says premier as new curbs imposed

Britain is seeing a second wave of the coronavirus outbreak, Prime Minister Boris Johnson said yesterday, as millions more people faced new restrictions and the government warned that another national lockdown could be imminent.

Farmers burn an effigy

Opposition lying to farmers on agriculture bills: Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi yesterday attacked opposition parties saying they were “lying” to farmers. Modi claimed the NDA government was doing what “they” (the Congress) had promised in their manifestos.

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Another fire in Beirut unnerves residents

A fire erupted in a landmark building in Beirut’s commercial district...


Hopes dim for timely Lebanon govt as French deadline looms

Lebanon’s factional rivalries put the brakes on moves to form a new...

Kuwaiti firefighters battle fiery fire

Kuwaiti firefighters battle fiery fire

Up to 300 firemen are battling a huge fire that erupted at the...


Bahrain normalises ties with Israel

Bahrain joined the United Arab Emirates in agreeing to normalise...

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Christine Lagarde, the first female chief in the ECB’s history, laments that the 19 eurozone central

ECB’s Lagarde says business needs more women leaders

European Central Bank President Christine Lagarde said yesterday that there are still too few women in top jobs, and that the coronavirus pandemic has exacerbated the problem.

The WeChat and TikTok app icons are displayed on a smartphone in an arranged photograph taken in Arl

Trump to block US downloads of TikTok, WeChat tomorrow

The Trump administration will ban WeChat and video-sharing app TikTok from US app stores starting tomorrow night, a move that will block Americans from downloading the Chinese-owned platforms over concerns they pose a national security threat.

Pedestrians wearing protective masks walk through the Lujiazui Financial District in Shanghai. Globa

Wall St struggles to keep up in China mutual fund boom

From BlackRock Inc to Vanguard Group, global asset managers have been dazzled by the promised riches of China’s $3.4tn mutual fund industry. However, they’re now learning just how fierce the local competition will be.

The rupee strengthened by 21 paise to close at 73.45 against the US dollar yesterday as weak US curr

Indian equities end in the red; rupee rises

Indian equities failed to hold on to gains made earlier in the session, ending lower for the second day in a row yesterday.

Monitors displaying stock market information are seen through the window of the Nasdaq MarketSite in

Hedge funds sidestep tech selloff, tilting towards value stocks

In one of their few prescient moves of 2020, hedge funds backed off from the summer’s hottest trade and went bargain hunting, just in time for a revival in value stocks.

Investors look at screens showing stock market movements at a securities company in Beijing. The Com

Asia markets mixed as stimulus row dents optimism

Asian and European markets were mixed yesterday but investors are struggling to reignite the rally that has characterised much of the past six months, owing to a stuttering economic recovery and US lawmakers’ failure to agree on a new stimulus.


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Iran says the downing of the Ukrainian jet near Tehran was a ‘disastrous mistake’.


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