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Amir inaugurates Advisory Council's 47th ordinary session

Amir inaugurates Advisory Council's 47th ordinary session

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani inaugurated the 47th ordinary session of the Advisory Council at its premises on Tuesday morning.

Bayern Munich’s training session in Doha attracts hundreds of fans

Bayern Munich’s training session in Doha attracts hundreds of fans

Aspire Zone’s outdoor football pitches witnessed an influx of local, regional and international football fans as hundreds of keen spectators showed up to watch Bayern Munich’s first open training session yesterday.

PSG pair demand more after defeat at Bayern

PSG pair demand more after defeat at Bayern

Midfielders Julian Draxler and Adrien Rabiot said Paris Saint-Germain must improve for the Champions League knockout phase after falling to a 3-1 defeat at Bayern Munich.

Kahramaa’s commitment to emissions control reiterated

Kahramaa’s commitment to emissions control reiterated

The Qatar General Electricity and Water Corporation (Kahramaa) has reiterated its commitment to reduce the carbon emissions consistently in the coming years, senior engineer and president Issa bin Hilal al-Kuwari said.

Three Mercedes models recalled

Three Mercedes models recalled

The Ministry of Economy and Commerce (MEC), in collaboration with Nasser Bin Khaled Automobiles, has announced the recall of Mercedes-Benz C-Class, GLC-Class and S-Class models of 2015-2017

Nationals level series with Cubs, Dodgers beat D’Backs again

Nationals level series with Cubs, Dodgers beat D’Backs again

Ryan Zimmerman and Bryce Harper blasted home runs in the eighth inning to rally the Washington Nationals over the World Series champion Chicago Cubs 6-3 Saturday to level their Major League Baseball playoff series.

Belgium shatter Aussie dream, face France in final

Belgium shatter Aussie dream, face France in final

Australia’s hopes of reaching a first Davis Cup final in 14 years were shattered yesterday when Belgium fought back from an overnight deficit to win their semi-final 3-2 and set-up a title showdown with neighbours France.

Cambodian strongman vows to remain in office for another decade

Cambodian strongman vows to remain in office for another decade

Cambodia’s Prime Minister Hun Sen vowed yesterday to stay in office for another decade following the dramatic arrest of the country’s main opposition leader for treason. Hun Sen, 65, has held power for 32 years, making him one of the world’s longest-serving leaders.

Japan’s REIT market gets new buyers

Japan’s REIT market gets new buyers

This summer, Japanese real estate investment trusts (REITs) benefited from an unexpected group of net buyers for the first time in nearly seven years: Mom and pop investors.

Backing of communities, workers key to Libya’s oil output revival

Backing of communities, workers key to Libya’s oil output revival

When the head of Libya’s state energy company visited Sharara oil field in early July, community leaders and workers crowded into a conference room to ask about jobs, training and services for local people.

Ford’s China move casts new cloud on Mexican car making

Ford’s China move casts new cloud on Mexican car making

A second U-turn this year by Ford Motor Co in Mexico has raised the spectre of Chinese competition for local car making, adding to pressure on the industry after repeated threats by US President Donald Trump to saddle it with punitive tariffs.

Gazprom smells opportunity as UK’s top gas store shuts

Gazprom smells opportunity as UK’s top gas store shuts

Gazprom PJSC is in talks to ramp up natural gas sales in the UK as coal plants are shuttered and the nation’s biggest storage site is closed for good.