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HE the Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohamed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani

The Deputy Prime Minister and Minister...

Sheikha Moza visits QFI partner school in New York

Her Highness Sheikha Moza bint Nasser, Chairperson of Qatar...

QU holds international meet on English teaching

Qatar University (QU) held the 3rd Annual International Conference on...

Secretary-General meets Dutch minister

HE the Secretary-General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Dr Ahmed...

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‘Building sustainable peace fundamental to Qatar’s policy’

The State of Qatar has underlined that building sustainable peace is...

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Vodafone, ESL announce international esports tie-up

Vodafone has become a Premium Partner of ESL, the world’s largest...


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Armenian protest leader says he’s the only possible premier

Armenia’s protest leader Nikol Pashinyan has ruled out any possibility of compromise with authorities, saying he should be elected prime minister in a vote next week.

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Spain court’s sex attack ruling triggers protests

A Spanish court has cleared five men of the gang rape of an 18-year-old at the 2016 San Fermin bull-running festival in Pamplona, convicting them of the lesser crime of sexual abuse.

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Nepal preps for busy year as hundreds eye Everest

Hundreds of adventurers have been granted permits to climb Mount Everest, officials in Nepal said Thursday, foreshadowing another bumper year despite concerns about overcrowding on the world’s highest mountain.


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Iran rejects any new N-deal proposed by US and France

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani rejected any hopes of rewriting a...

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Chemical Weapons: Inspectors take samples at second site in Douma

Inspectors with the global chemical weapons agency on Wednesday...

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Palestinian journalist shot at Gaza protest dies of wounds

A Palestinian journalist shot two weeks ago by Israeli forces on the...

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Kuwait orders Philippines ambassador to leave in domestic workers dispute

Kuwait on Wednesday ordered the Philippines ambassador to leave...


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Ecuador eyes export of shrimp-farming tech, expertise to Qatar

Ecuador is looking into the potential export of technology and expertise in shrimp-farming to Qatar in an effort to contribute to the country’s initiatives related to self-sufficiency and food security, ambassador Ivonne A-Baki said.

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Saudi petchem stocks under pressure even as index rises

Saudi petrochemical stocks ended yesterday’s trading on the downside after some disappointing earnings, but key banking and property stocks helped the index close slightly higher. Other Gulf markets were mixed.

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No oil majors win contracts in Iraq exploration, development auction

Iraq failed to attract investment from oil majors in its oil and gas exploration/development contract auction yesterday, with no major companies winning any bids and only Italy’s Eni making one.

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GM, S Korea agree to inject over $4bn into GM Korea

General Motors and South Korea have agreed to inject $4.35bn into the carmaker’s loss-making local arm to keep it afloat after it came close to seeking bankruptcy protection.

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Westpac defends mortgage book as probe reveals poor controls

Australia’s Westpac Banking Corp was forced to defend the quality of its mortgage book yesterday as documents it provided to a judicial inquiry into financial sector wrongdoing raised doubts about its integrity and sparked a share sell-off.

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China’s electric carmakers bloom at Beijing auto show

Auto executives from across the globe are plugging their plans for an electric car future in China at the Beijing auto show, but they will find their Chinese counterparts are already motoring ahead.

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