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Doha Festival City prepares for Eid with new range of kids wear

Doha Festival City (DHFC) is continuing its Ramadan celebrations by...

CMC considers creation of small playgrounds on empty lots

All small, empty plots of land in residential areas around the...

QNRF, MME launch first cycle of Food Security Call

Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF) – a member of Qatar Foundation...

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Insight gleaned from Qatari genome study

Dr Marwan-Abu Madi and Nadin Younes from the Department of Biomedical...

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Katara to host various Cyprus cultural events

Katara – the Cultural Village has announced that it will host a...


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Lanka extends state of emergency by a month

Sri Lanka’s president extended yesterday by a further month the state of emergency imposed immediately after the Easter Sunday bombings that killed 258 people. Maithripala Sirisena issued a proclamation saying that the emergency

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Trump blasts Pelosi’s ‘cover-up’ accusation

President Donald Trump yesterday abruptly cut off a meeting with US congressional Democrats on infrastructure spending, then ripped into them over intensifying investigations by lawmakers and US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s accusation that he is engaged in a cover-up.

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Sudan military ‘wants to cede power quickly’

Sudan’s military wants to hand power to a democratically elected government as soon as possible in the tumultuous aftermath of former president Omar al-Bashir’s overthrow, a prominent general said in an interview published yesterday.


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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...

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Iran calls on Trump to address Iranians with respect, not threat

Iran urged the United States yesterday to address the Islamic...

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Iran rules out possibility of war in region

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

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Amid lull in air strikes, rebels reinforce NW Syria frontlines

Air strikes stopped in northwest Syria over the past 12 hours,...


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US weighs blacklist of up to 5 China surveillance firms

The US is considering cutting off the flow of vital American technology to as many as five Chinese companies including Hangzhou Hikvision Digital Technology Co, widening the dragnet beyond Huawei to include world leaders in video surveillance.

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Airbus announces ‘performance improvement’ to latest single-aisle aircraft — the A220 Family

Airbus has announced that the A220 family aircraft, the newest addition to its single-aisle portfolio, will now be offering increased range starting from the second half of 2020. The A220 aircraft maximum take-off weight (MTOW) is now confirmed to increase by 2,268kg (2.3 metric tonnes).

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Three biggest Chinese airlines seek Boeing compensation

China’s three biggest airlines have asked US plane maker Boeing Co to compensate them for losses caused by the grounding and delayed deliveries of 737 MAX jets, just as regulators gather to discuss design changes for the troubled aircraft.

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‘Black clouds’ hang over European skies

Brexit’s dark clouds still loom large over Europe’s tourism and aviation industry, despite the delay in Britain’s withdrawal from the European Union. European carriers seem to be bracing for a tough summer as a glut of capacity combines with Brexit impasse

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China is ready for further US trade talks, says ambassador

Beijing is ready to resume trade talks with Washington, China’s ambassador to the United States Cui Tiankai said, as a top US business lobby in China said nearly half its members are seeing non-tariff barrier retaliation in China due to the trade war.

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Prepare for difficult times, Xi urges as trade war simmers

China must prepare for difficult times as the international situation is increasingly complex, President Xi Jinping said in comments carried by state media yesterday, as the US-China trade war took a mounting toll on tech giant Huawei.

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