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Mazda Ramadan campaign met with instant success

Mazda Ramadan campaign met with instant success

The ‘Driven to Amaze’ Ramadan campaign launched by National Car Company, the sole agent for Mazda in Qatar, has turned out to be an instant success, according to a statement issued yesterday.

A famine of good films at Cannes

A famine of good films at Cannes

Somehow the Cannes Film Festival, now unrolling its milestone 70th edition, has been largely disappointing for me. Even the much anticipated Michael Haneke’s Happy End did not leave me with any sense of satisfaction.

Sanna rides Karraar to Al Areeq Cup win

Sanna rides Karraar to Al Areeq Cup win

Mohanned Jassim al-Yaqoot owned Karraar overcame a slow start to win the nine furlong feature race on dirt, which saw quality opposition including 2016 Al Biddah Mile winner Opera Baron among others, in style at the Qatar Racing and Equestrian Club on Wednesday.

BP reports lowest annual net profit in at least a decade

BP reports lowest annual net profit in at least a decade

BP raised the oil price at which it can balance its books this year to $60 a barrel yesterday due to higher spending following a string of investments as annual earnings fell for a second consecutive year.

Prescott catches fire as Cowboys win 10th straight

Prescott catches fire as Cowboys win 10th straight

Rookie quarterback Dak Prescott got hot in the fourth quarter as the Dallas Cowboys won their 10th straight with a 31-26 win over the Washington Redskins on the US Thanksgiving holiday.

Markets slide further on prospect of Trump presidency

Markets slide further on prospect of Trump presidency

Global stock markets spiralled downwards Wednesday with Europe following Asia lower as investors fretted over growing fears of a Donald Trump presidency.

BJP sits pretty in Uttar Pradesh as rivals stumble

BJP sits pretty in Uttar Pradesh as rivals stumble

The Congress Party in Uttar Pradesh is as good as buried, the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) is fighting a losing battle against demons within and the Samajwadi Party (SP) is staring at the biggest crisis in its existence till date.

Indonesian official wants crackdown on drugs

Indonesian official wants crackdown on drugs

Indonesia’s anti-drugs chief has supported implementing a bloody crackdown on traffickers like the war on crime in the Philippines that has left almost 3,000 dead.

Norway could send troops into Syria

Norway could send troops into Syria

Norway might send troops into Syria, including special forces, the government said on Wednesday, after parliament authorised it to do so.

Al Meera Ramadan campaign offers 1,437 items at cost price

Al Meera Ramadan campaign offers 1,437 items at cost price

Al Meera Consumer Goods Company (QSC) has announced the launch of its Ramadan offer, under which 1,437 consumer goods will be available at cost price.

Expo set to celebrate Qatar, China cultural ties

Expo set to celebrate Qatar, China cultural ties

Preparations are in the final stages for the opening of a major exhibition from 15 contemporary Chinese artists, curated by internationally acclaimed New York-based Chinese artist Cai Guo-Qiang.