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A new research project exploring the...

HBKU college webinar series focuses on contemporary Middle Eastern studies

The past, present and future of Middle Eastern studies provides the...

US presidential debates normative exercise in democracy: NU-Q expert

This year’s presidential debates in the US were not without...

Ahlibank holds blood donation drive in partnership with HMC

Ahlibank, a leading Qatari-owned financial institution, has organised...

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Deadline to submit applications for Education Excellence Day Award extended until Nov 5

The Executive Committee of the Education Excellence Day (EED) award...

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Qatar, Moldova sign up for diplomatic training

Qatar and Moldova yesterday signed a memorandum of understanding...


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59 bodies found in clandestine graves in Mexico's Guanajuato state

The remains of 59 bodies have been discovered in clandestine graves in a region of central Mexico that has suffered some of the highest levels of drug violence in recent years, national authorities said on Wednesday.

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At least 25 dead, scores missing after typhoon lashes Vietnam

Vietnam deployed hundreds of soldiers and heavy machinery on Thursday to search for survivors after landslides triggered by torrential rains from Typhoon Molave ...

People protest against the coronavirus disease restrictions, in Nottingham, Britain, yesterday.

Nottinghamshire to enter tier 3 Covid lockdown

Beauty salons in Nottinghamshire will have to close when the region is placed under England’s strictest lockdown restrictions from tomorrow.


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Turkey has right to act if militants not cleared from Syria border: Erdogan

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said yesterday Turkey had the...

People work at the damaged site of Beirut port, in Lebanon.

Lebanon blast victims register nearly 700 legal complaints

The Beirut Bar Association yesterday handed the public prosecutor...

Iranian people wear masks, amid a rise in the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) infections, in West Teh

Iran reports Covid-19 death every four minutes, extends curbs

Iran extended Covid-19 curbs in Tehran and across the country...

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Russia strikes kill 78 rebels in Syria: monitor

Air strikes by Damascus regime ally Russia killed 78 rebels in...


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Deutsche Bank defies virus, posts surprise profit

Deutsche Bank yesterday swung to a surprise net profit in the third quarter as it shook off losses driven by the coronavirus pandemic and ploughed on with a wide-ranging restructuring.

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Turkey ups inflation forecast to 12.1% amid weaker lira

Central bank defends decision to keep policy rate on hold; says decision was not lasting deviation from policy structure; lira hits fresh low of 8.3 against dollar, diving 28% this year

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Kuwait cuts some rates to ease currency and virus pressures

Kuwait’s central bank has cut interest rates on some monetary policy instruments in an effort to ease pressure on the currency while helping the economy cope with the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Pandemic plunges Lagarde into ‘intense’ first year at ECB

It’s been a baptism by fire for Christine Lagarde whose first year as head of the European Central Bank has been dominated by the coronavirus pandemic and the drastic action needed to keep the eurozone economy afloat.

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Record Q3 growth assured in US as goods trade deficit falls and inventories rise

Goods trade deficit decreases 4.5% in September; retail inventories jump 1.6%; third-quarter GDP seen rebounding at a 31% rate

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Asia equity markets mixed as virus surges in US, Europe

The fresh surge in coronavirus cases across the United States and Europe weighed on stock markets yesterday, while investors have essentially given up on the chances of a new stimulus out of Washington.

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