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Shura Council officials meet Korean delegation

Shura Council officials meet Korean delegation

The Qatari-Asian Friendship Group of the Shura Council held a meeting on Sunday with a delegation of The National Assembly of the Republic of Korea which is currently visiting Qatar ...

Gunmen battle security forces in five-star hotel in Pakistan: officials

Gunmen battle security forces in five-star hotel in Pakistan: officials

Three gunmen attacked a luxury hotel in Pakistan's southwestern port city of Gwadar on Saturday, killing at least one guard and battling security forces from inside the building, security officials and the army said.

US says will not send high-level officials to China's Silk Road summit

US says will not send high-level officials to China's Silk Road summit

The United States will not send high-level officials to attend China's second Belt and Road summit in Beijing this month, a US State Department spokesman said on Tuesday ...

Australia searching for 50 missing athletes, officials

Australia searching for 50 missing athletes, officials

Minister Peter Dutton told reporters in Canberra an operation had been organised to find the 50 people and "take them into immigration detention and eventually to deport them".

Afghan air strike targeting Taliban causes many casualties: officials

Afghan air strike targeting Taliban causes many casualties: officials

An Afghan forces air strike on a gathering of Taliban representatives in the northern province of Kunduz on Monday caused numerous casualties, including civilians, officials said.

Papua New Guinea officials say whole villages flattened by deadly quake

Papua New Guinea officials say whole villages flattened by deadly quake

Whole villages were flattened and water sources spoiled by a powerful earthquake that killed at least 20 people, residents said on Wednesday as rescuers struggled to reach the hardest-hit areas in Papua New Guinea ...

First Qatar-US counter-terrorism dialogue held

First Qatar-US counter-terrorism dialogue held

US and Qatari officials met in Washington, DC on November 8 for the first bilateral counter-terrorism dialogue.

Qatari officials highlight country's commitment to fight terrorism

Qatari officials highlight country's commitment to fight terrorism

No country can fight terrorists or terrorism alone, a senior Qatari official, who has held several positions concerned with the regional security affairs, said.

Trump officials to unveil plan to cut factory rules this week

Trump officials to unveil plan to cut factory rules this week

The Trump administration intends to unveil this week a plan to trim regulations it believes constrain US manufacturing growth, potentially affecting environmental permits, worker safety and labour rules ...

India bans red beacons on cars to end elitist culture

India bans red beacons on cars to end elitist culture

India said on Wednesday it will ban ministers and senior officials from using red beacons on their cars to cut through traffic, a longstanding privilege that has caused resentment and accusations of elitism.

Bangladesh officials to meet NY Fed over $81mn

Bangladesh officials to meet NY Fed over $81mn

Bangladesh central bank officials will hold a meeting with the New York Federal Reserve next month to try