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Australia scraps plans to allow foreign students back

Australia scraps plans to allow foreign students back

Australia will not allow foreign students to return as Canberra prioritises the return of locals stuck overseas, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Friday.

Qatar sets minimum wage, scraps NOC

Qatar sets minimum wage, scraps NOC

Qatar on Sunday introduced a minimum wage package for all private sector workers, including domestic workers, and abolished the No-Objection Certificate (NOC) requirement to change jobs as part of its labour reform programme.

Burger King scraps plastic toys in children's meals, launches amnesty

Burger King scraps plastic toys in children's meals, launches amnesty

Burger King will stop handing out plastic toys in its children's meals and said on Thursday it was launching an amnesty for customers to return any freebies in a bid to tackle the growing problem of plastic waste.

'Sometimes you have to walk': Trump scraps North Korea summit deal

'Sometimes you have to walk': Trump scraps North Korea summit deal

US President Donald Trump said he had walked away from a nuclear deal at his summit with Kim Jong Un in Vietnam on Thursday because of unacceptable demands from the North Korean leader ...

Trump scraps Kim summit, cites North Korea's 'open hostility'

Trump scraps Kim summit, cites North Korea's 'open hostility'

US President Donald Trump on Thursday called off a historic summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un scheduled for next month, even after North Korea followed through on a pledge to blow up tunnels ...

Corruption watchdog seeks impeachment against Morales

Corruption watchdog seeks impeachment against Morales

The Volunteers against Crime and Ccorruption (VACC) has “filed” a “verified but unendorsed” impeachment complaint against Ombudsman Conchita Carpio-Morales yesterday at the House of Representatives.

Al Khaliji general assembly okays amendments to AoA, adopts board nomination and election policy

Al Khaliji general assembly okays amendments to AoA, adopts board nomination and election policy

Al Khalij Commercial Bank (Al Khaliji) held its deferred ordinary and extraordinary general assembly meetings at the Marriot Marquis yesterday.

QEF set to host Qatar, Al Rayyan equestrian championships

QEF set to host Qatar, Al Rayyan equestrian championships

Qatar Equestrian Federation (QEF) is preparing to organise Qatar and Al Rayyan International Show Jumping championships at the QEF’s outdoor arena in Al Rayyan, with prizes carrying up to one million and 700,000 Qatari riyals.

El Arabi nets a double as Duhail see off Umm Salal

El Arabi nets a double as Duhail see off Umm Salal

Goal-machine Youssef El Arabi scored a brace as Al Duhail powered back to the top of the QNB Stars League standings with a 4-1 rout of Umm Salal at the Al Gharafa Stadium yesterday.

PSG win but tensions simmer between Neymar and Cavani

PSG win but tensions simmer between Neymar and Cavani

Paris Saint-Germain kept their perfect start to the season going on Sunday, but the 2-0 win over Lyon also laid bare certain tensions in their all-star front line.

Redknapp accepts managerial career all but over

Redknapp accepts managerial career all but over

Harry Redknapp believes his sacking as manager of second-tier Birmingham City will finally bring the curtain down on his long career.

Concern over govt ‘plans’ for tough curbs on EU migrants

Concern over govt ‘plans’ for tough curbs on EU migrants

The government is considering measures to restrict immigration for all but the highest-skilled EU workers, a leaked government document said, plans some companies called alarming and an opposition lawmaker described as “plainly cruel”.