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Children enjoy a creative activity at Doha Festival City on Thursday....

PHCC recognises role of family doctors in healthcare system

Qatar is ranked 13th worldwide in terms of quality of healthcare and...

CNA-Q, HMC join hands to felicitate FDE graduates

College of the North Atlantic-Qatar (CNA-Q) and Hamad Medical...

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Qatar Airways hosts media at Suhoor

To mark the holy month of Ramadan, Qatar Airways invited...

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Festival City announces final campaign winner

Doha Festival City, a “favourite destination for those looking for...


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Luang Pu Buddha Issara, 62, an activist monk, is escorted by police officers at the Thai Police Crim

Firebrand Thai monk charged over fraud

A firebrand Buddhist monk has been disrobed after being charged over the sale of amulets with fake royal seals, Thai police said yesterday, a dramatic fall from grace for a cleric who helped lead protests that toppled the former government.

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Kumaraswamy wins trust vote amid BJP walkout

Putting an end to weeks of political turmoil in Karnataka, Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy yesterday won the confidence motion with a voice vote in the new Assembly, after opposition BJP members walked out ahead of the floor test.

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Floating restaurant capsizes

Popular floating restaurant ‘Ark Deck Bar’ capsized and sank partially off the coast near Bandra, Mumbai, yesterday, under the possible impact of huge tidal waves triggered by the Mekunu cyclone.


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Oman cyclone

Cyclone nearing Oman's Dhofar coast, airport closure extended

Oman News Agency reported that the cyclone will intensify within 12...

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Iftar preparations

Jordanians buy fruits and vegetables during the holy month of Ramadan...

Israeli settlement

Palestinians slam Israeli move to build 2,500 more settler homes

Palestinian Presidential spokesman Nabil Abu Rudeineh has slammed...

Salalah Airport

Salalah airport to be closed as cyclone Mekunu approaches Oman's southern coasts

Salalah Airport will be closed to air traffic from midnight tonight...


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Qatar index stays above 9,000 on buoyancy in oil market

Buoyancy in the global oil market and domestic factors led the Qatar Stock Exchange witness its capitalisation surpass QR500bn mark this week.

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UAE foreign ownership law more limited than you think

A landmark law that will allow foreign investors to own 100% of companies in the UAE will be limited to specific industries deemed essential to the second-biggest Arab economy, a government official said.

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S Korea gas focus to benefit top LNG supplier Qatar: BMI

South Korea’s efforts to wean the national energy mix off coal and nuclear energy in favour of natural gas and renewables will benefit the country’s largest LNG supplier, Qatar, a new report has shown.

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Former Malaysia govt used central bank, sovereign fund deals for 1MDB dues

The government of former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak used funds from deals with the central bank and the sovereign wealth fund to pay for some of the liabilities of beleaguered state fund 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB), sources with knowledge of the matter told Reuters.

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RBA chief warns over China debt risk

Australia’s central bank chief has warned China’s mounting debt poses a grave economic threat, with broadening trade ties between the two countries exposing more industries to the risk.

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BoK holds rates steady as inflation trails target

The Bank of Korea held interest rates steady for a sixth straight month yesterday, with inflation seen remaining below target and trade frictions between the United States and China raising fears of collateral damage to other export-reliant Asian economies.

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