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Farms taking part in premium vegetables initiative up to 130

Sales of locally produced vegetables amounted to 301 tonnes in...

QIIB honours Qatar team over Asian Cup glory

QIIB recently honoured Qatar’s football team, which won the 2019 AFC...

QFBA launches new programme for digital marketing professionals

Qatar Finance & Business Academy has launched its latest...

Defence minister meets Sudan president

Defence minister meets Sudan president

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir met Qatar's Deputy Prime Minister...

Alfardan Group vice-chairman and Alfardan Jewellery president Ali Alfardan. PICTURE: Thajudheen

Top brands makes DJWE a leading event: Ali Alfardan

The presence of top brands makes the Doha Jewellery and Watches...


International
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Prime Minister May

Three ministers urge May to delay Brexit

Three British cabinet ministers have publicly indicated they will back plans to delay Brexit if lawmakers vote down Prime Minister Theresa May’s plan for a new deal with the European Union, writing a column in a national newspaper yesterday.

Imran Khan

Directory gives insight into lawmakers’ wealth

The tax payment by Prime Minister Imran Khan fell by about 35% to Rs103,763 ($748) in the tax year 2017, from Rs159,609 the previous year, while that of former premier Nawaz Sharif saw a staggering fall of 860% in that period.

Nawaz Sharif

Govt indecisive over Sharif’s treatment

The government is still awaiting the recommendation of the provincial health department regarding former prime minister Nawaz Sharif’s treatment, despite recommendations of the specialised medical board comprising senior doctors which was formed on the instructions of the government, it was learnt.


Region
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41 held over protests against re-election bid

Security forces in Algeria arrested 41 people during protests in the...

Men suspected of being Islamic State (IS) fighters wait to be searched by members of the Kurdish-led

Syria force to pluck more civilians from last IS pocket

US-backed fighters said Saturday they are keeping a corridor open to...

Sudanese demonstrators run from a teargas canister fired by riot policemen to disperse them as they

Sudan opposition to keep up protests despite emergency

Sudan's main opposition party on Saturday dismissed President Omar...

Turkey's Minister of Defense Hulusi Akar (L) walks with acting US Secretary of Defense Patrick Shana

Turkish defence minister warns against vacuum of power in Syria

Turkish Defence Minister Hulusi Akar told Pentagon officials during a...


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Empty supertankers reveal truths about today’s crude market

They are slowly plowing their way across thousands of miles of ocean toward America’s Gulf of Mexico coastline. As they do, twelve empty supertankers are also revealing a few truths about today’s global oil market.

US President Donald Trump

As trade deadline looms, US and China sprint to sign deal

US and Chinese negotiators met for a fifth straight day yesterday as the two sides race against a March 1 deadline to reach agreement and prevent a further escalation in their trade war.

Xi

Xi: China should seek stable economic growth

China should seek stable development of its economy while not forgetting to fend off risks to its financial system, Chinese President Xi Jinping said, state news agency Xinhua reported yesterday.

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Singapore has a better Bali on its doorstep: Developer

Singapore’s second-largest developer has a suggestion for the government: re-position the billionaire enclave of Sentosa as a tourism hub like Bali.

Workers

Pakistan’s new Five Year Plan draft eyes 5.4% GDP growth rate

The Planning Commission (PC) of Pakistan has shared the draft of highly ambitious 12th Five Year Plan.

US President Donald Trump

Trump-Kim rail deal could spur a North Korea investment boom

At South Korea’s northernmost train station, the tracks stop abruptly ahead of the demilitarised zone that marks the North Korean border.

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