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HMC conference stresses need for gynaecological cancer awareness

As part of the Breast and Gynaecological Cancer Awareness Month, the...

Qatar National Library wins prestigious award

Qatar National Library (QNL) has won the Excellence in Concrete...

Cyber Security Centre holds training programme

The Cyber Security Centre at the Ministry of Interior (MoI) yesterday...

Msheireb Properties

Msheireb Properties showcases unique residential, commercial spaces at Downtown Doha

Msheireb Properties, the national real estate developer and a...

UDC

UDC unveils attractive investment opportunities

United Development Company (UDC), through its pavilion at Cityscape...


International
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Shinzo Abe

Japan emperor Naruhito completes enthronement in ancient ceremony

Japan’s Emperor Naruhito completed his ascension to the Chrysanthemum throne yesterday in a ceremony steeped in the traditions and grandeur of a monarchy that claims 2,000 years of history.

Thai farmers

Thailand to ban glyphosate and other pesticides

Thailand edged closer yesterday to banning glyphosate and two other controversial pesticides despite protests from farmers in a multi-billion-dollar agriculture industry aiming to be the “kitchen of the world”.

Firefighters

Wildfires threaten California homes, prompt evacuations

California firefighters worked through the night into yesterday morning to tackle a pair of wildfires threatening people’s homes.


Region
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A convoy of US vehicles is seen after withdrawing from northern Syria, in Erbil, Iraq

Iraq says US forces withdrawing from Syria have no approval to stay

US forces that crossed into Iraq as part of a pull-out from Syria do...

Demonstrators

Lebanon approves emergency economic reform package

Lebanon approved an emergency reform package yesterday in response to...

A military vehicle bearing a U.S. flag travels past a Syrian flag flying by a roadside in Tel Tamer,

US troops cross into Iraq from Syria

United States troops have crossed into Iraq from Syria through the...

Syrian girl

Kurdish-led forces say they have pulled out of Syria border town

The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) said yesterday they...


Business
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HE al-Kuwari meeting with Hungary’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Peter Szijjarto in Doha y

Al-Kuwari calling for lifting Qatar-Hungary investment relations

HE the Minister of Commerce and Industry Ali bin Ahmed al-Kuwari met here yesterday with Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade of the Republic of Hungary Peter Szijjarto, who is currently visiting the country.

Schnabel: Policy expert.

Germany said to pick Schnabel for ECB board seat

Germany will nominate university professor Isabel Schnabel to the European Central Bank’s executive board, a source familiar with the process told Reuters yesterday, giving Germany an expert voice on the bank’s top decision-making body.

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Trump says ‘phase 1’ China trade pact on track for November

US President Donald Trump on Monday said progress in developing the text of a partial trade pact with China means he will likely be able to sign it next month.

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Investor revolt torpedoes Swiss Sunrise Group’s $6.4bn Liberty Global deal

Sunrise cancels EGM to approve 2.8bn Swiss franc rights issue; measure was needed to finance takeover of Liberty Global unit; won’t seek to rescue 6.3bn Swiss franc UPC purchase; 50mn Swiss franc break fee won’t jeopardise dividend, says Sunrise

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Italy’s biggest bank wants to become less Italian

CEO Mustier to announce new plan on December 3; bank ready to set up new holding for foreign assets-sources; corporate reshuffle meant to reduce funding costs-sources

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China issues more crude oil import quotas for 2019

China has lifted its crude oil import quotas to allow mostly private refiners to bring in a further 12.9mn tonnes this year, a document seen by Reuters showed yesterday, feeding a new generation of huge refineries.

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