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Compass International School to host Open Day at new campus

Compass International School – Doha will host Open Day activities...

Substantial progress made on labour reforms: GCO

The Government Communications Office has stressed that many cases...

Qatar participates in GCC meet on agricultural co-operation

Qatar participated in the 29th Ministerial Meeting of the Gulf...

Chinese ambassador Zhou Jian speaking in Doha on Thursday

Chinese cultural centre to open in Doha: envoy

The Chinese embassy in Doha will open a new cultural centre by the...

Sheikha Moza meets president of World Bank Group

Sheikha Moza meets president of World Bank Group

Her Highness Sheikha Moza bint Nasser, Chairperson of Education Above...


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German govt agrees on €54bn climate package

Following weeks of wrangling and all-night negotiations, Germany’s coalition government has agreed on a climate package costing more than €54bn ($59bn), Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said yesterday.

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Teenaged activist hopes climate strikes will be ‘social tipping point’

Teenage environmental activist Greta Thunberg has said that she hopes the massive worldwide climate strikes yesterday would mark a turning point in persuading leaders to take decisive action on global warming.

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Trudeau pledges ban on military-style assault rifles

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, embroiled in a “blackface” picture scandal, pledged yesterday to ban military-style assault rifles in the country’s most ethnically-diverse city in a bid to get his campaign back on issue.


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Qatar scores on ‘well-being’, moves up in SEDA rankings

Qatar has improved its overall social and economic conditions, thus...

Lebanese Minister of Defence Elias Bou Saab points at a part of an Israeli captured drone at a press

Lebanon exhibits drones used in alleged Israeli attack

Lebanon’s defence minister yesterday exhibited two drones he said...

Rescuers

Dozens of children die in Liberia school fire

Dozens of children were killed yesterday in a fire at a religious...

Ali Khamenei

Iran leader rules out talks with US ‘at any level’

Iran’s supreme leader yesterday ruled out negotiations with the US...


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Saudi vows quick recovery despite damage to oil plants

Saudi Arabia vowed yesterday to quickly restore oil production as it revealed extensive damage to key oil plants following weekend aerial strikes, which have been blamed on Iran by Washington.

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Trump dismisses ‘partial deal’ with China to end rift

US President Donald Trump said he doesn’t want to make a partial trade deal with China and that voters won’t punish him for the ongoing trade war in his 2020 bid for re-election. “I am not looking for a partial deal. I am looking for a complete deal,” Trump said yesterday at the White House during a

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Britain’s Thomas Cook scrambles for $251mn to avert collapse

Britain’s Thomas Cook needs to find an extra £200mn ($251mn) to satisfy its lenders or one of the world’s oldest holiday company risks collapse, potentially stranding thousands of holidaymakers across Europe.

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Fed officials put their divisions over the state of US economy

After delivering a split-decision rate cut earlier this week, US Federal Reserve officials put their divisions over the state of the economy and what should be done about it on full display yesterday with warnings of a slowdown and financial risks book-ending talk of how well things are going.

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Danske overtakes rival banks with shrewd debt-sale tactics

Danske Bank A/S is racing ahead of its rivals in issuing a key type of debt as investors desperate for yield look past the lender’s history of financial scandal.

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Sensex surges on fiscal stimulus

Indian equity benchmarks clocked their biggest intraday gains in a decade as the government lowered corporate tax rate to spur growth and trigger jobs.

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