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Qatar chairs high-level UN General Assembly debate

Qatar chairs high-level UN General Assembly debate

HE the Permanent Representative of Qatar to the United Nations, Ambassador Sheikha Alya Ahmed bin Saif al-Thani chaired, in her capacity as Vice-President of the 73rd session of the UN General Assembly ...

Macron to respond to national debate sparked by Yellow Vest protests

Macron to respond to national debate sparked by Yellow Vest protests

Five months after the Yellow Vest protest movement kicked off in France, President Emmanuel Macron was due on Monday to announce the first measures he plans to bring in to assuage the demands ...

10th Qatar Process Safety Symposium kicks off with debate on 'human error'

10th Qatar Process Safety Symposium kicks off with debate on 'human error'

The 10th Qatar Process Safety Symposium (QPSS) kicked off on Sunday, bringing together Texas A&M University at Qatar, ConocoPhillips and Qatargas, as part of an industry-academia joint initiative.

Car emissions compromise up for debate in EU parliament

Car emissions compromise up for debate in EU parliament

Europe's cars of the future should emit 35 per cent fewer emissions by 2030, according to a plan set by EU member states that was being put to the bloc's parliament on Wednesday.

UK sets July 16/17 for Brexit customs, trade laws parliament debate

UK sets July 16/17 for Brexit customs, trade laws parliament debate

British lawmakers will debate the government's proposed legislation on post-Brexit customs arrangements and trade on July 16 and 17, creating another potential flashpoint ...

Al Jazeera Media Network's summit begins on Monday

Al Jazeera Media Network's summit begins on Monday

Thinkers, experts, professionals and industry leaders will gather on Monday at the Marsa Malaz Kempinski for the second annual Al Jazeera Media Network (AJMN) Future of Media Leaders’ Summit.

Macron determined to engage Germany in debate on Europe reforms

Macron determined to engage Germany in debate on Europe reforms

French President Emmanuel Macron said on Tuesday he is determined to engage Germany in a debate that he wants to push forward on European reforms, despite a cool initial response from Chancellor Angela Merkel.

Discovery of 49,000-year-old cave dwelling in Australia opens debate

Discovery of 49,000-year-old cave dwelling in Australia opens debate

The discovery of a human settlement in Australia dating back 49,000 years has challenged theories about when the world's oldest continued civilisation came to the country, the archaeologist who made the find said on Thursday.

Clinton puts Trump on defensive in blistering debate

Clinton puts Trump on defensive in blistering debate

Democrat Hillary Clinton accused Republican Donald Trump of racism, sexism and tax avoidance on Monday, putting him on the defensive during a debate that a snap poll said boosted her White House chances.

Clash of titans: Clinton, Trump gird for first debate

Clash of titans: Clinton, Trump gird for first debate

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton square off Monday for their first presidential debate, a hotly anticipated cage match between a political veteran and an inveterate showman that seems likely to smash US television records.

Election stirs debate about Fed’s handling of political pressure

Election stirs debate about Fed’s handling of political pressure

Three presidential candidates back ideas to rein in Fed; Yellen, Fed board criticise proposals, defend status quo; some Fed insiders suggest compromises to preserve independence