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Tamuq professor elected to SME college

Dr Hamid R Parsaei, professor in the Mechanical Engineering Programme...

QBIC kicks off 12th wave of its LeanStartup Programme

Qatar Business Incubation Centre (QBIC), owned by Qatar Development...

QNL expo shines light on Qatar’s healthcare history

Traditional medicine is the foundation of today’s modern healthcare...

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Xavier University pharmacy interns wrap up QU term

As part of a student exchange programme between Qatar University (QU)...

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Ooredoo cuts new iPhone prices

Ooredoo has announced its customers can get a new iPhone for less,...


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Japan trial to treat spinal cord injuries with stem cells

A team of Japanese researchers will carry out an unprecedented trial using a kind of stem cell to try to treat debilitating spinal cord injuries, the specialists said on Monday.

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'Urgent steps' needed to save Australia's biggest river system

The viability of a key river that feeds into Australia's biggest water system is under threat if poor conditions that killed millions of fish are not improved within six months, scientists warned Monday.

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2020 Games can be springboard to transform Tokyo: Governor

The 2020 Olympics can ‘usher in a new Tokyo’ and, along with this year's Rugby World Cup, leave behind a legacy similar to that of the 1964 Summer Games, the city's Governor Yuriko Koike said on Monday.


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Iran launches submarine with cruise missile capability

Iran yesterday launched a new locally-made submarine capable of...

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In Syria, IS in quiet last stand to defend territory

Diehard militants have blocked roads out of the last scrap of their...

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Assad warns Syria's Kurds that US will not protect them

President Bashar al-Assad warned Syria's Kurds Sunday that their ally...

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Syrian Kurds hail Trump's call for repatriation of IS fighters

A Kurdish-led faction that has played a key role in fighting Islamic...


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Wall Street calls for better returns; shale gets thrifty

Investors urged shale drillers to spend less and boost returns. They seem to be listening. Producers from Anadarko Petroleum Corp to Occidental Petroleum Corp are trimming capital budgets after a slip in oil prices in the fourth quarter.

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EU starts natural gas price war Trump, Putin will love

The stage has been set for a European natural gas price war that will help boost demand and enable both Russia and the US to increase sales to the region.

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Anti-Opec bill sponsor expects ‘positive reception’ from Trump

The congressman behind a bill that would allow the US to sue Opec for manipulating oil prices expects President Donald Trump to back the effort once it clears Congress.

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Iraqi youth planting start-up seeds to fight off unemployment

Stuck between an endless waitlist for a government job and a frail private sector, Iraqi entrepreneurs are taking on staggering unemployment by establishing their own start-ups.

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Singapore plans cautious budget with an eye on election

Singapore Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat will aim to strike a delicate balance in today’s budget: preaching fiscal prudence while doling out more social spending ahead of elections that could come as early as this year.

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JGBs back on the investment menu for global funds

The return of dovish central banks is putting Japan’s negative-yielding government bonds back on the investment menu for global funds.

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