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Katara Children’s Festival opens

Katara Children’s Festival kicked off at Katara Cultural Village...

Two projects get awards for smart manufacturing

Two research projects have been awarded under the Smart Manufacturing...

Domasco to reduce carbon emissions through Volvo Car line

Doha Marketing Services Company (Domasco), exclusive distributor of...

Many shoppers and customers participated in the activities at Doha Festival City.

DHFC events raise awareness on mental health, diabetes

Doha Festival City (DHFC) earlier this week collaborated with the...

Huawei Y9s: modern aesthetic design, outstanding specifications

Huawei Y9s smartphone makes Qatar debut

At an exclusive media event, Huawei unveiled Y9s, the latest...


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Film festival marred by protests and arrests

The 50th edition of the International Film Festival of India (IFFI) got off the to an edgy start in Goa yesterday, with the inaugural ceremony marred by public heckling of federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Prakash Javadekar over his role in the ongoing water dispute between Goa and K

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Germany and France vie for European leadership at Nato

France and Germany each sought to claim European leadership within Nato yesterday in the first ministerial meeting since French President Emmanuel Macron warned that the US-led military alliance was experiencing “brain death.”

Jean-Yves Le Drian and Heiko Maas

Germany and France vie for European leadership at Nato

France and Germany each sought to claim European leadership within Nato yesterday in the first ministerial meeting since French President Emmanuel Macron warned that the US-led military alliance was experiencing “brain death.”


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Zimbabwe police use tear gas in opposition crackdown

Zimbabwean police yesterday used batons, tear gas and water cannon to...

Iraqi youths waving national flags march through Tahrir Square in the Iraqi capital Baghdad as anti-

Iraqi protesters shut roads to ports, oil fields

Anti-government demonstrators in southern Iraq shut roads to two...

A general view shows the town of Majdal Shams near the ceasefire line between Israel and Syria in th

Two Killed, some wounded in Israeli attack on Damascus

Two civilians were killed and a number of people were injured in an...

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UN, Red Cross say Israeli settlements are still unlawful

The United Nations and International Committee of the Red Cross...


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Qatar has lowest fiscal breakeven oil price per barrel for 2019: Kamco

Qatar had the lowest fiscal breakeven oil price of $48.8 per barrel this year and is expected to be even lower at $45.7 by 2020 and Doha possesses a cushion of $15.2 a barrel to balance its 2019 budget, according to the estimates by Kamco.

Alibaba

Alibaba raises $11bn in Hong Kong market rocked by unrest

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd raised about $11bn in a long-awaited Hong Kong stock sale, braving the worsening political unrest gripping the city and potentially gaining favour in Beijing.

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Yields of 100% push Lebanon bonds into Venezuela territory

The political crisis in Lebanon has sent yields on some of its dollar bonds into triple digits. Rates on the government’s $1.2bn of notes maturing in March next year have climbed 28 percentage points this week to 105%.

Qualcomm Inc

5G to usher in brighter future, Qualcomm tells Wall Street

Qualcomm Inc said sales are poised for a comeback as the chip maker supplies some key ingredients of the global shift toward the next generation of wireless technology. But some investors were skeptical.

Whale

One whale is worth thousands of trees in helping save the planet: IMF

Climate activists would be better off trying to save whales rather than planting trees if they had to choose between those options, according to a study published by the International Monetary Fund.

Westpac

Westpac slapped with 23mn money laundering breaches

Regulator AUSTRAC seeking $21mn in fines for each breach; Illegal payments relate to high-risk countries, child offenders; shares in Westpac fall 3%, underperform S&P/ASX 200

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