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Mobile radars are in place at six spots in Qatar to ensure that no traffic violations occur on the...

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Bazm-e-Urdu Qatar (BUQ), the oldest Urdu Literary organisation in Qatar bids farewell to prominent...

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Four teams are set to compete in the semi-finals of the fifth University League today.

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American actor and musician David Cassidy, a 1970s teen idol best known for his role in...

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Egypt is reported to be imposing the need for visas to Qatari citizens starting Thursday, official journal says.

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Qatar Things to do this weekend in Qatar (November 23-25, 2017)

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Qatar Joint labour panel at firms employing 30 or more workers

All workers at all facilities shall elect their representatives to a Joint Labour Committee through a direct election, in accordance with the...

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In the presence of Her Royal Highness, Sophie, The Countess of Wessex, the Qatar Fund for Development (QFFD) yesterday announced that their eye health...

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The Joint Rainfall Emergency Committee of the Ministry of Municipality and Environment is all set to deal with rainwater as it started its...

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Asia Turkmenistan currency crisis seen causing cola shortage

Fans of Coca-Cola in gas-rich Turkmenistan's capital Ashgabat are complaining they can no longer "taste the feeling": their favourite drink has...

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Zimbabwe’s former president Robert Mugabe was granted immunity from prosecution and assured that his safety will be protected in his home country...

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The EU said Thursday it is working without "letup" for a durable solution to the plight of migrants in Libya, adding it shared French President...

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As of next week, Greek liaison officers will be stationed at airports in Frankfurt and Munich to help with passport checks, the source said.

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Middle East Aid agencies say Yemen blockade remains, Egeland calls it...

Major agencies said aid was still blocked a day after the Saudi-led military coalition said it would let humanitarian supplies in.

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Middle East Business Monetary impact of Lebanon crisis limited: central bank...

Lebanon’s central bank governor Riad Salameh said on Thursday that the monetary impact of a political crisis in Lebanon was limited and there was...

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China’s trade with North Korea fell to $334.9 million in October, its lowest since February as imports sank to their weakest in years, data showed...

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Minister of Energy and Industry, H E Dr Mohammed bin Saleh Al Sada said yesterday that natural gas was the ideal solution to the climate change issue,...

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Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel agreed on Thursday that next season's Formula One halo-carrying racing cars will be uglier, but safer - and joked...

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Eight teams -- including Istanbul’s Besiktas -- are guaranteed a last-16 Champions League place after Tuesday and Wednesday's group matches.

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A man doomed to die after suffering burns across 95 percent of his body was saved by skin transplants from his identical twin in a world-first...

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An "unprecedented" trove of sculptures by the brilliant but tragic French artist Camille Claudel are to go under the hammer in Paris next week.

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The theme of the event ‘Goem, Goenkar, Goenkarponn’ was a nicely thought out phrase that has captured Goans all across the world.

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The 62nd Karnataka Rajyothsava Day, (state formation day) was celebrated by Karnataka Sangha Qatar (KSQ) recently at Delhi Public School Auditorium...

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In line with World Diabetes Day, Aster DM Healthcare, one of the largest private healthcare providers which operate in multiple GCC states, organised...

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