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Trump signs first veto to secure funding for border wall

Trump signs first veto to secure funding for border wall

Donald Trump signed the first veto of his presidency Friday, overriding congressional opposition to secure emergency funds to build more walls on the US-Mexico border.

Qatar, US sign MoU on co-operation in labour reform

Qatar, US sign MoU on co-operation in labour reform

Qatar and the US have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for technical co-operation and support of the ongoing labour reform programme in Qatar, especially in the areas of labour inspection and the domestic employment law.

Boeing black boxes flown to France as jets grounded worldwide

Boeing black boxes flown to France as jets grounded worldwide

The black box flight recorders from the Boeing 737 MAX aircraft that crashed in Ethiopia were flown to France Thursday for analysis as the ban on the model went worldwide ...

US, Taliban make substantial progress in marathon talks

US, Taliban make substantial progress in marathon talks

The United States and the Taliban made substantial progress in their latest round of peace talks from February 25 to March 12, 2019 in Qatar. The last round of peace talks took place from January 21 to 26.

Britain leads airspace bans on Boeing 737 MAX jets after Ethiopia crash

Britain leads airspace bans on Boeing 737 MAX jets after Ethiopia crash

Britain on Tuesday joined four other countries in banning Boeing 737 MAX planes from their airspace as a growing number of airlines around the world grounded the jets following a second deadly accident ...

Germany to consult US over Huawei security fears: Merkel

Germany to consult US over Huawei security fears: Merkel

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Tuesday Berlin would consult Washington over using technology made by China's Huawei in future mobile phone networks ...

US, Qatar teams laud robust bilateral relations

US, Qatar teams laud robust bilateral relations

Qatar and the US continue to share strong and growing relations in many sectors, especially in the fields of energy, defence and education, a round table discussion attended by US and Qatar participants has agreed.

US wants Gulf crisis resolved: William Grant

US wants Gulf crisis resolved: William Grant

The US wants to see the Gulf crisis resolved, the US embassy in Doha's chief of mission and chargé d’affaires William Grant told a seminar organised by the Community College of Qatar (CCQ).

US says religious freedom in China could boost trust in Taiwan

US says religious freedom in China could boost trust in Taiwan

The US ambassador for religious freedom on Monday again urged China to give its people religious freedom, a move he said could help gain trust from self-ruled Taiwan, an island China considers its own.

Huawei sues US over federal ban on its products

Huawei sues US over federal ban on its products

Tech giant Huawei on Thursday opened a legal front in its counter-offensive against US warnings that it could aid Chinese intelligence services, filing suit to overturn a US law ...

US senators say Saudi crown prince has gone 'full gangster'

US senators say Saudi crown prince has gone 'full gangster'

Retired Army General John Abizaid, US President Donald Trump's nominee to be ambassador to Saudi Arabia, defended the US-Saudi relationship Wednesday as lawmakers accused the kingdom of a litany of misdeeds and criticised its crown prince as going "full gangster."

Pyongyang 'rebuilding' main satellite launch site, photos show

Pyongyang 'rebuilding' main satellite launch site, photos show

Activity has been detected at a North Korean long-range rocket site, suggesting Pyongyang may be pursuing the ‘rapid rebuilding’ of the facility after the collapse of the Hanoi summit, according to analysis of satellite imagery.