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Neto’s Gaia Mother Tree (2017-2018)

Qatar Museums (QM) hosted its 4th...

Al-Thawadi meets ambassadors

Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy (SC) secretary-general Hassan...

Al-Hammadi meets Libyan official

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

FM receives written letter from Indian minister of external affairs

HE the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh...

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Chief of Staff meets president of International Military Sports Council

HE the Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces Lieutenant General (Pilot)...

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Temporary closure on 100m of Sheraouh Street

The Public Works Authority (Ashghal) has announced a temporary...


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Alexandra Hall

Senior UK diplomat quits, saying she will not "peddle half-truths" over Brexit

A senior British diplomat in Washington has resigned, saying she did not want to "peddle half-truths" over Brexit for a government she did not trust, CNN reported on Friday.

A general view shows the viewing platform of the Tate Modern gallery in London on August 4.

Teenager who threw boy from London Tate Modern platform admits attempted murder

A British teenager admitted on Friday to throwing a six-year-old French boy from a 10th-floor viewing platform at the Tate Modern art gallery in London with the intention of killing him.

Protesters run to avoid tear gas smoke during a demonstration in Bordeaux against the government’s p

Strike against pension reform paralyses France

A nationwide strike brought much of France to a standstill yesterday as tens of thousands hit the streets to protest a pension overhaul by President Emmanuel Macron, which unions say will force millions of people to work longer or face curtailed benefits.


Region
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Palestinian journalist, Amjad Yaghi, and his mother, Nevine Zouheir, reunite after 20 years of separ

After 20 years, Palestinian mother and son reunited

Palestinian journalist Amjad Yaghi was just nine years old when his...

Residents salvage items from the rubble of a building following a reported air strike by pro-regime

Car bomb kills two in northeastern Syria

At least two people were killed yesterday by a car bombing in a town...

Members of the Sudanese Civil Defence put out a fire at a tile manufacturing unit in an industrial z

23 killed in ceramics factory fire in Sudan

Twenty-three people were killed and more than 130 injured when a fire...

An Iraqi woman raises her fist as she takes part in an anti-government march in the centre of the so

Iraq parties in talks over new PM amid unrelenting protests

Iraq’s rival parties were negotiating the contours of a new...


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Index gains more than 210 points on domestic funds’ buying interests

Domestic funds’ increased buying interests mainly gave a massive more than 210 points upward thrust to the Qatar Stock Exchange, whose capitalisation added more than QR11bn this week.

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Amazon faces widening US antitrust scrutiny in cloud business

US antitrust enforcers have broadened their scrutiny of Amazon.com Inc beyond its retail operations to include its massive cloud-computing business, according to people familiar with the matter.

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US trade deficit at 1-1/2-year low; labour market strong

Trade deficit falls 7.6% to $47.2bn in October; goods imports drop 2.1%; exports slip 0.6%; weekly jobless claims decline 10,000 to 203,000

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Inflation pushes India central bank to keep rates on hold

High inflation prevented India’s central bank from cutting rates for a sixth time yesterday, while it slashed its annual growth forecast as the government struggles to jumpstart the economy.

A worker stands next to a truck as a gantry crane moves a container at a shipping terminal in Yokoha

Japan cabinet approves $122bn fiscal package

Stimulus totals near $240bn including private-sector spending; global economy shifting away from monetary to fiscal stimulus; spending spreads over FY2019 extra budget, FY2020 outlay

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EM assets nudge higher on lingering US-China trade optimism

Emerging market assets strengthened yesterday amid some optimism over the prospects for a “phase-one” Sino-US trade deal, although a raft of mixed signals earlier in the week kept gains constrained.

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