Final whale saved from grim Australia mass stranding Lebanon army says two soldiers killed by 'terrorists' Mexico orders arrest of soldiers over case of 43 missing students Qatar strongly condemns attack in Nigeria 16 dead from carbon monoxide poisoning in Chinese coal mine N.Korea warns of naval tensions during search for slain S.Korean Yemen warring parties agree largest prisoner swap Tensions flare between Armenia and Azerbaijan over new clashes

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Qatar strongly condemns attack in Nigeria

Qatar has expressed its strong condemnation and denunciation of the armed attack that targeted the convoy of the governor of Borno State in northeastern Nigeria, which led to deaths and injuries. 09:50:32 AM
MoI’s virtual seminar on drug prevention to be held tomorrow The Public Relations Department at the Ministry of Interior (MoI), in association with the General Directorate of Drug Enforcement, will organise a virtual awareness seminar on drug prevention from 9am-10.30am through Zoom tomorrow. 12:59:56 AM
Kuwait praises Qatar’s role in Afghan peace talks Kuwait expressed on Friday its satisfaction regarding the outcome of the Afghan peace talks held in Doha recently, praising Qatar’s efforts in this regard. 12:55:48 AM


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Final whale saved from grim Australia mass stranding

A lone whale was rescued from among hundreds of carcasses Sunday, taking to 110 the number of creatures that survived a mass stranding in southern Australia. 11:07:16 AM
Mexico orders arrest of soldiers over case of 43 missing students Mexico has ordered dozens of military personnel to be arrested for suspected involvement in the disappearance of 43 students from a teacher's college six years ago, in an unresolved case that outraged the country. 10:04:46 AM
16 dead from carbon monoxide poisoning in Chinese coal mine Sixteen workers died and one is in a critical condition after being trapped underground in a coal mine in southwest China on Sunday, reported state broadcaster CCTV. 09:45:51 AM


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Lebanon army says two soldiers killed by 'terrorists'

Two Lebanese soldiers were killed by "terrorists" overnight in the north of the country, the Lebanese army said on Sunday. 10:50:31 AM
Yemen warring parties agree largest prisoner swap Yemen's warring parties have agreed to exchange some 1,000 prisoners, including 19 Saudi soldiers, at United Nations-sponsored talks as part of trust-building steps aimed at reviving a stalled peace process.. 09:09:31 AM
Adib bows out after failing to form govt Lebanon's premier-designate stepped down Saturday, saying he had been unable to form a reform-minded government to lift the country out of its worst economic crisis in decades. 11:29:30 PM


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Umnia Bank’s services and products witness steady growth: Sheikh Dr Khalid

Umnia Bank’s Board of Directors recently held a meeting, chaired by Sheikh Dr Khalid bin Thani bin Abdullah al-Thani, chairman of the board, in the presence of Lotfi al-Saqat, vice chairman, and other board members in order to discuss the bank’s results for the first half of 2020 as well as the bank 12:06:32 AM
China’s back, EVs booming, but outlook stays uncertain China’s auto market has rebounded smartly from the Covid-19 crash in recent months, executives said yesterday, as a rare in-person trade show was dominated by talk of recovery in the world’s biggest car market. 12:01:39 AM
CLOs fight back against hedge fund efforts to siphon value Collateralised loan obligations are the biggest investors in the $1.2tn leveraged loan market, yet for months they’ve been bullied by hedge funds and other money managers exploiting a glaring weakness in their structures. 11:56:34 PM


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Pakhtakor rally against Esteghlal to seal last eight spot

Pakhtakor came from behind to defeat Esteghlal FC 2-1 in the 2020 AFC Champions League Round of 16 at Al Janoub Stadium yesterday, a result which sent the Uzbekistan side to the quarter-finals for the first time since 2009. 01:08:53 AM
Al Sadd, Persepolis braced for tough test in last 16 tie The 2020 AFC Champions League Round of 16 continues today with the first fixture of the day pitting Iran’s Persepolis FC against Al Sadd SC at Education City Stadium. 01:07:42 AM
Al Ahli edge Shabab Al Ahli on penalties to reach quarters Al Ahli Saudi FC advanced to the 2020 AFC Champions League quarter-finals after beating Shabab Al Ahli Dubai FC 4-3 on penalties after the 120 minutes of their Round of 16 clash ended in a 1-1 draw at Al Janoub Stadium yesterday. 01:05:51 AM


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Systematic pre-departure Covid-19 testing helps restore air connectivity

Re-establishing global air connectivity is essential to kick-start the global economy, which is currently under lockdown because of the impact of Covid-19. 12:28:34 AM
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HIA digitally transforms airport experience during global tourism standstill Being dependent on travel demand, it is no surprise that the tourism and aviation sectors were hit the hardest due to Covid-19. The pandemic led to significant reductions in tourism activity globally 09:32:33 PM


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Utkalika Toastmasters Club conducts first meeting

Utkalika, an association of Indian Odia expatriates, is affiliated with Indian Cultural Centre under the aegis of embassy of India, Qatar. 01:26:13 AM
Taking small steps for world peace through meditation The Heartfulness Team of Qatar participated in the ‘Millions Meditate for Peace,’ a global event that was conducted recently by Heartfulness Institute on the occasion of International Day of Peace that falls each year on September 21. 01:24:56 AM
Experts highlight necessity for beach cleanups at online event International organisations have long been pointing out the issue of world’s oceans getting polluted. 01:23:16 AM


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The second Aspire Lake Festival

The second Aspire Lake Festival took spectators through half-hour ‘magical journey,’ featuring more than 40 artists and experts with a showcase of theatrical performances and fireworks displays at Aspire Park. 07:42:17 PM
Newly opened Orbital Highway Phase-I, Qatar Almost two-third of the ambitious Orbital Highway and Truck Route linking the newly constructed Hamad Port in Mesaieed with the Ras Laffan Industrial City on the northern side is ready now. 04:28:14 PM
The Khalifa International Stadium The Khalifa International Stadium, which is hosting the Emir Cup final on Friday, will give spectators a new experience ... 12:08:25 PM