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The Elderly Empowerment and Care Center...

QU, ExxonMobil Research Qatar extend agreement

Qatar University (QU) and ExxonMobil Research Qatar’s agreement has...

QU hosts Annual Research Forum and Exhibition 2020

Qatar University (QU) yesterday hosted the ‘Qatar University Annual...

Supporting immunotherapy innovations vital: WISH report

Clinical trials are revealing crucial roles for immunotherapies and...

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VCUarts Qatar ‘eco lab’ to focus on sustainable luxury products

The Fashion Design department at Virginia Commonwealth University...

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HBKU college faculty recognised as Islamic finance influencers

The College of Islamic Studies (CIS) at Hamad Bin Khalifa...


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ROW: Agha Rafiullah Awan

PPP legislator briefly expelled after spat with deputy speaker

A session of the National Assembly — lower house of Pakistan’s bicameral legislature — was yesterday marred by general disorder as the opposition staged a loud protest, complaining that Deputy Speaker Qasim Khan Suri, who was chairing the session, had been denying them the mic.

CLARION CALL: “It is incumbent on us as leaders of the Muslim world to collectively take the lead in

Let’s act against Islamophobia: PM

Prime Minister Imran Khan yesterday wrote to the leaders of Muslim countries calling on them to act together against Islamophobia, as anger grows over France’s defence of the right to mock religion.

A shopper wearing a face mask is assisted in a retail store after Covid-19 restrictions were eased f

Melbourne opens up as four-month virus lockdown lifted

Melbourne’s shops, restaurants and hotels opened for business yesterday after a four-month coronavirus lockdown, with happy customers enjoying alfresco eating in the spring sunshine and shopkeepers hoping for big sales to make up for lost revenue.


Region
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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...

Syrians take part in the funeral of 10 fighters with the Faylaq al-Sham rebel faction, in the northw

Russia strikes kill 78 rebels in Syria: monitor

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

Palestinian mourners carry the body of 18-year-old Amer Abdel-Rahim Sanouber, who died following a c

Palestinian dies after confrontation with troops

An 18-year-old Palestinian died yesterday after a confrontation with...

Iraqi demonstrators gather to mark the first anniversary of the anti-government protests in Baghdad,

Protesters revive year-old revolt against system in Iraq

Iraqi security forces and protesters clashed in Baghdad yesterday...


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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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Iran says the downing of the Ukrainian jet near Tehran was a ‘disastrous mistake’.

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