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Speaker takes part in IPU roundtable

HE the Speaker of Shura Council Ahmed bin Abdullah bin Zaid al-Mahmoud participated in the roundtable and its sub-sessions for the speakers of parliaments participating in the 141st General Assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) and its related meetings. 01:45:35 AM
Tunisian ambassador presents credentials HE the Secretary-General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Dr Ahmed bin Hassan al-Hammadi yesterday received a copy of the credentials of Tunisia’s ambassador Sami al-Saadi. 01:43:32 AM
Al-Hammadi receives credentials of envoy of Kyrgyzstan HE the Secretary-General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Dr Ahmed bin Hassan al-Hammadi yesterday received a copy of the credentials of the ambassador of the Kyrgyz Republic to Qatar, Chyngyz Eshimbekov. 01:42:22 AM


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Robredo hits back at Marcos

Hitting back at the claim of former Sen. Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos that he has been robbed of the vice presidency, Vice President Leni Robredo stressed that she is not a thief. 01:28:19 AM
Delhi enforces ‘action plan’ as pollution level rises sharply New Delhi banned the use of diesel generators yesterday as pollution levels in the Indian capital exceeded safe limits by more than four times. 01:23:34 AM
PM ‘on brink of Brexit deal’ after border concessions Boris Johnson appears to be on the brink of reaching a Brexit deal after making major concessions to EU demands over the Irish border. 12:32:42 AM


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Turkey slams ‘dirty deal’ between regime and Kurdish forces

Turkey yesterday slammed a “dirty deal” between President Bashar al-Assad’s regime and Kurdish forces as US troops began their withdrawal from the battle zone. 12:36:49 AM
Iran urges diplomacy to lower tensions, but decries tanker incident Iran yesterday urged regional powers to use diplomacy to reduce tensions including Yemen’s war, but cautioned that an Iranian tanker damaged in the Red Sea last week had been hit by rockets and there would have to be consequences. 01:16:47 AM
Turkey won't back down from Syria offensive: Erdogan Turkey will not back down from its offensive against Kurdish fighters in northeastern Syria "no matter what anyone says", President Tayyip Erdogan said Monday 11:40:16 PM


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GWC third quarter net profit jumps 10% to QR182mn

Qatar’s leading logistics provider GWC posted a third-quarter net profit of QR182mn, up 10% on QR166mn registered during the same period in 2018. 11:00:08 PM
Qatar Airways in ‘expanded codeshare agreement’ with LATAM Airlines The bilateral codeshare will provide Qatar Airways passengers with connections to destinations throughout Brazil and South America including Rio de Janeiro, Brasilia, Curitiba, Lima and Bogota to name a few. 10:58:46 PM
QCB strategy to promote fintech in banking sector: Sheikh Abdulla The Qatar Central Bank (QCB) has put in place a transformation strategy to promote the growth of financial technology (fintech) in the local banking sector. 10:57:09 PM


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Promoting peace through sports, the Loroupe way

Standing barely five feet tall, unassuming and with an humble mien uncharacteristic of a super-achiever of her status, a casual observer could have taken her to be ‘just one’ of the many delegates attending the maiden edition of the ANOC World Beach Games and the 24th ANOC General Assembly taking pl 01:20:24 AM
ANOC World Beach Games to take skateboarding in Qatar to next level The skateboarding competition, one of the 13 sports in the Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC) World Beach Games 2019 in Qatar, is expected to further promote the sport and “take it to the next level,” Qatar Extreme Sports (QES) founder Farhan al-Sayed has said. 01:15:19 AM
Prep in full swing for Gulf Cup Qatar is gearing up to host the 24th Arabian Gulf Cup, which will kick off at Khalifa International Stadium on November 27. 12:02:34 AM


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Rise in suicide attempts among US black teens causes concern Suicide attempts that were self-reported by black teens have spiked since 1991, even as their peers in other groups have experienced a downward trend or remained unchanged, according to a new study that raises concerns about mental health outreach for black youths. 11:32:26 PM
The great food divide: Rising global hunger is a biting reality This year’s Nobel Prize for Economics for research into most effective ways to tackle poverty has once again turned the spotlight on the fundamental problem the humanity faces, especially in the developing world: How to acquire such basic necessities of life as food, cloth and shelter. 11:29:09 PM


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Bazm-e-Alig Qatar to mark Sir Syed Day with prudence

The late Sir Syed Ahmed Khan is vastly considered as one of the architects of modern India. Founder of Aligarh Muslim University (AMU), he was a thinker and scholar who laid stress on the need for modern Western education for the Muslims in India. 10:24:56 PM
Math lessons go beyond numbers Is Seattle really teaching that “math is racist”? Why did parents start to see ideas for math lessons that go far beyond numbers and into questions of identity? 10:21:01 PM
‘Do not force children to do what you could not’ The question that parents and children constantly in their lives is about the profession a child will take on for a better life. 10:49:11 PM


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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