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Engineering an agri success: Father-son duo credits it all to tech

Engineering an agri success: Father-son duo credits it all to tech

A Qatari father-son duo, both engineers, are sparing no efforts to enhance production at their farm by using the latest technologies available in the field.

Trump steps up efforts to check China influence surge in Latin America

Trump steps up efforts to check China influence surge in Latin America

The Trump administration is pushing back against China’s efforts to boost its economic ties with Latin America, as the rivalry intensifies between the world’s two largest economies.

Apple CEO must fly private for 'security, efficiency'

Apple CEO must fly private for 'security, efficiency'

Apple's board has instructed chief executive Tim Cook to use only private aircraft ‘in the interests of security and efficiency’ at the world's most valuable company, regulatory documents show.

China tech stocks seen to rise further

China tech stocks seen to rise further

Is there a bubble in the technology-sector driven market rally in Asia?

Winter death threat for asylum seekers stranded on Greek islands

Winter death threat for asylum seekers stranded on Greek islands

Winter could bring death to asylum seekers stranded on crowded Greek islands with only summer tents for shelter, aid groups said on Wednesday, urging a mass relocation to the mainland.

Fashion shows featuring latest in Arabian dresses mark Heya opening

Fashion shows featuring latest in Arabian dresses mark Heya opening

A series of fashion shows featuring the latest in Arabian and modest dresses highlighted the opening of the 12th Heya Arabian Fashion Exhibition at the Doha Exhibition and Convention Centre.

‘Blockade opened up new business avenues for Qatar’

‘Blockade opened up new business avenues for Qatar’

The Gulf crisis has opened new avenues for business, especially for young entrepreneurs, 26-year-old Hasham Abbasi told Qatar Urdu Radio show Haqeeqat yesterday.

Contemporary German masterworks go on show in Doha

Contemporary German masterworks go on show in Doha

More than 100 masterpieces by 27 of Germany’s most significant contemporary artists from the Deutsche Bank Collection will be unveiled for the first time in the region Tuesday at Qatar Museums’ (QM) Garage Gallery at the Doha Fire Station.

Spanish police seal off 1,300 polling stations

Spanish police seal off 1,300 polling stations

Catalan separatists have halved their expectations for voter turnout to 1mn in today’s referendum on giving the region independence from Madrid amid several moves by the central government to block the vote it has declared illegal.

Europe’s top airlines could merge discount units: IATA chief

Europe’s top airlines could merge discount units: IATA chief

Europe’s major airlines may need to consider merging their low-cost arms in order to fend off the challenge of discount specialists led by Ryanair Holdings, International Air Transport Association chief executive officer Alexandre de Juniac said.

EU warns UK to ‘start negotiating seriously’

EU warns UK to ‘start negotiating seriously’

The EU told Britain bluntly yesterday that it had to get serious about the Brexit negotiations and address key separation issues first before any talks about its future relationship with the bloc.