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The Ministry of Transport and Communications (MOTC) unveiled Tuesday a project for ship and boat...

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A group of Turkish scientists will travel to Antarctica in the near future to establish a Turkish...

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Actress-filmmaker Angelina Jolie has opened up about her split from actor-producer Brad Pitt for the...

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Writers for the films "Moonlight" and "Arrival" won top Writers Guild of America awards on Sunday,...

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Hungary's "On Body and Soul", a tender love story set in a slaughterhouse, won the Golden Bear top...

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Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain, who defined grunge and the rise of alternative rock, would have turned...

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Qatar witnessed a 16.8% increase in visitors in the period coinciding with the month-long Shop Qatar festival compared to the same period last year,...

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Qatar Ministry unveils ships and boats berthing spaces at Qatar...

The Ministry of Transport and Communications (MOTC) unveiled Tuesday a project for ship and boat berthing locations at Qatar’s harbours, as part of...

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Qatar Today (Tuesday, February 21), mobile radars are on these...

Drive carefully and under speed limits, it is better for your health and finance. There will be mobile cameras to monitor your driving on different...

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India India arrests heads of adoption centre over trafficking

Indian police said Tuesday they have arrested the heads of an adoption centre suspected of selling at least 17 children to foreign couples, the latest...

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Asia For over three years, Kim murder suspect lived mystery life...

Ri Jong Chol, a North Korean arrested in the probe into last week's murder of the half-brother of the isolated state's leader, lived in Malaysia for...

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Europe Verify what you spread, Sweden premier says after Trump...

Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Loefven says policy makers would do well to use the correct facts and verify any information they wish to spread.

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Europe Spanish police fire on stolen truck in Barcelona

Spanish police said Tuesday they fired on a truck loaded with butane gas bottles which was driving the wrong way down a road in Barcelona, managing to...

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Middle East Marine Le Pen sparks Lebanon controversy by refusing to weir...

France's far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen sparked controversy Tuesday during her brief visit to Lebanon when she refused to wear a veil...

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Qatar Business Qatar Islamic Bank gets nod to raise AT1 Capital Sukuk limit

Qatar Islamic Bank’s (QIB) ordinary general assembly has given approval to increase the limit of the perpetual Sukuk (Additional Tier1 or AT1...

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Qatar Business QIB names board members for 2017-19

QIB annual general meeting has selected the following board members for the period 2017-2019, after the withdrawal of two board members.

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Qatar Business France ready to support Qatari SMEs

France, which is going to open the world’s largest startup incubator very soon, has stressed that it is “fully committed” to share its expertise...

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Russian weapons maker Kalashnikov Group's sales doubled last year, helped by demand in the Middle East for its drones, missiles, rifles and...

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The United Arab Emirates (UAE) announced 4.07 billion dirhams ($1.11 billion) in defence procurement contracts on Tuesday, the third day of the...

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Qatar Sport Al Rayyan draw first blood with win over Al Wahda

Goals from South American duo Gonzalo Viera and Victor Caceres ensured Al Rayyan’s quest for a first-ever place in the AFC Champions League knockout...

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Qatar’s Nasser bin Saleh Al Attiyah staged a magnificent rearguard action in the final rounds of the of the Qatar Open Shotgun Championship to...

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Top international riders and members of the public will come together to celebrate Qatar’s rich equine heritage when Al Shaqab hosts the fifth...

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The 2017 MXGP season is set to begin for the fifth year in succession at the Losail Circuit on Saturday evening with qualifiers lined up for Firday.

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The next time you're inspired to whip up your favorite carbohydrate-enriched side dish, try topping it this way. Your dinner options will expand.

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Tech & Science Turkey plans first research base in Antarctica

A group of Turkish scientists will travel to Antarctica in the near future to establish a Turkish base for scientific research, the head of the first...

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Tech & Science 60,000-year-old microbes found in Mexican mine: NASA...

NASA scientists have discovered living microorganisms trapped inside crystals for as long as 60,000 years in a mine in Mexico.

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Tech & Science Scientists find new miniature frog species in India

Scientists have discovered four new species of miniature night frogs small enough to sit on a fingernail in a remote part of India, according to a...

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Political engagement, a fondness for parties past and the love of a good frill were just some of the highlights of this season's London Fashion Week.

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Filmmaker Karan Johar on Monday unveiled the poster of Swara Bhaskar-starrer "Anaarkali of Aarah" with Swara in a very different avatar.

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Actress-filmmaker Angelina Jolie has opened up about her split from actor-producer Brad Pitt for the first time since filing for divorce last year.

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A European refugee comedy and a transgender love story are tipped to clinch prizes Saturday at the Berlin film festival, which has been dominated by...