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WISE hosts New York discussions on global education funding

WISE hosts New York discussions on global education funding

The World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE), an initiative of Qatar Foundation (QF), has held a series of New York-based roundtables and workshops with education stakeholders ...

A merger of Barwa Bank, IBQ to ease profitability, funding pressures: Moody's

A merger of Barwa Bank, IBQ to ease profitability, funding pressures: Moody's

The proposed merger between Barwa Bank and International Bank of Qatar (IBQ) is expected to not only alleviate the profitability pressure in the system but also ease the funding costs ...

UN schools for Palestinians reopen despite US funding cut

UN schools for Palestinians reopen despite US funding cut

Children wearing chequered uniforms and backpacks thronged schools across the Palestinian territories for the first classes of the new school year.

India's Jet Airways says evaluating funding options to meet liquidity needs

India's Jet Airways says evaluating funding options to meet liquidity needs

Indian carrier Jet Airways has said it is considering various options on priority to meet its funding requirements, reaffirming that its revenue-boosting and cost-cutting measures have started to show results.

Australia announces $379 million funding for Great Barrier Reef

Australia announces $379 million funding for Great Barrier Reef

Australia's Great Barrier Reef will receive A$500 million ($379.10 million) in new funding to restore water quality and protect the coral from starfish attacks, government ministers announced on Sunday.

70 countries promise new measures against funding of terrorism

70 countries promise new measures against funding of terrorism

Some 70 countries have promised to take new measures to prevent the funding of terrorist organizations, at the end of a two-day conference in Paris.

QNB profit jumps 7% to QR3.4bn in first quarter

QNB profit jumps 7% to QR3.4bn in first quarter

Total assets increased 12% from March 2017 to QR834bn, the highest ever achieved by the group, its spokesman said.

Sarkozy to face trial for corruption, influence peddling

Sarkozy to face trial for corruption, influence peddling

Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy will face trial over charges he misused his influence to secure leaked details of an inquiry into alleged irregularities in his 2007 election campaign, a source said on Thursday.

Qatar outlines its efforts in fight against terrorism

Qatar outlines its efforts in fight against terrorism

The announcement comes in accordance with Decree Law No. 11 of 2017, which amends certain provisions of Law No. 3 of 2004 on Combating Terrorism.

'Modicare' to cost about $1.7bn a year, say sources

'Modicare' to cost about $1.7bn a year, say sources

The scheme, which the government dubs "Modicare", was announced in federal budget for 2018/19 and would provide 100 million families, or about 500 million poor people, with health cover of 500,000 rupees per year.

QNRF launches 11th cycle of research funding programme

QNRF launches 11th cycle of research funding programme

Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF) has launched a re-engineered version of its flagship funding programme, the National Priorities Research Programme (NPRP) ...

Saudis pledge $33.7mn to UN to battle cholera in Yemen

Saudis pledge $33.7mn to UN to battle cholera in Yemen

Saudi Arabia has pledged $33.7mn to help the World Health Organisation eradicate cholera in war-wracked Yemen, where the disease has killed nearly 2,000 people, the WHO said on Sunday.