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HBKU academics highlight role of education in eradicating violent extremism

HBKU academics highlight role of education in eradicating violent extremism

Two academic from Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU) have shared their thoughts on how education can help eradicate violent extremism as the International Day of Education is marked January 24.

Xiaomi set to blow past 2017 revenue target

Xiaomi set to blow past 2017 revenue target

Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi Inc has told bankers it would top its annual revenue target by as much as 18%, sources with knowledge of the matter said,...

Gift from Norway

Gift from Norway

Norway’s Foreign Secretary Ine Eriksen Soreide (left) listens as Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson speaks during the unveiling of a Christmas tree

Pakistan bourse set to attract more Chinese investment next year

Pakistan bourse set to attract more Chinese investment next year

The Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) is all set to attract more Chinese investment next year as foreign investors seek approval from their governmental institutions to acquire shares in Pakistan’s top 30-listed companies, officials here say.

China tries to calm US trade spat while readying riposte

China tries to calm US trade spat while readying riposte

China sought to stabilise the deteriorating trade relationship with the US, as the prospect of an investigation by the Trump administration on intellectual property raised the risk of tit-for-tat measures from Beijing.

QU comes 77 in ranking of top 300 universities in Asia

QU comes 77 in ranking of top 300 universities in Asia

Qatar University (QU) has been placed 77 in the Times Higher Education (THE) Asia University Rankings 2017. The list ranks the 300 top universities in the Asia region.

A bull named Trump in a shop called China

A bull named Trump in a shop called China

By calling into question the “One China” policy, Trump is playing with fire. Careful and deft management by both Republican and Democratic administrations has helped maintain the fragile peace between China and Taiwan

James Taylor cancels Manila show over drug war deaths

James Taylor cancels Manila show over drug war deaths

Grammy award-winning singer James Taylor has cancelled a concert in the Philippines next February in protest at alleged extrajudicial killings during President Rodrigo Duterte’s brutal war on drugs.

HEC Paris holds research conference in Qatar

HEC Paris holds research conference in Qatar

HEC Paris has concluded its inaugural research conference in Qatar, hosting more than 80 international researchers, academics and business leaders.

Indian police rescue 22 Nepali trafficking victims

Indian police rescue 22 Nepali trafficking victims

Police rescued 22 Nepali women from a hotel in New Delhi who were allegedly being trafficked from the Himalayan nation to the Middle East, and are searching for two suspects, officers said Saturday.

Economic ‘growth dented by strikes’

Economic ‘growth dented by strikes’

The Nepal government stated yesterday that the prolonged strikes in the country’s south as well as the embargo imposed by India ...

Paris stocks slip in volatile trade after terror attacks

Paris stocks slip in volatile trade after terror attacks

The Paris stock market slipped yesterday in nervous but volatile trade in the wake of devastating terror attacks on the French capital.