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Ministry approves US, UK university courses in Doha

Ministry approves US, UK university courses in Doha

The Ministry of Education and Higher Education has approved the delivery in Qatar of undergraduate and graduate programmes offered by prestigious US and UK universities beginning fall 2020 ...

France slams 'provocation' as US halts digital tax talks

France slams 'provocation' as US halts digital tax talks

France and the US locked horns on Thursday over taxing digital giants such as Google and Facebook, after Washington said it was breaking off talks aimed at establishing a global framework ...

Africa urges UN probe of US 'systemic racism', police violence

Africa urges UN probe of US 'systemic racism', police violence

African countries are pushing for the UN's top rights body to launch a high-level investigation into ‘systemic racism’ and police violence in the United States and beyond ...

US airlines threaten to ban passengers who refuse to wear masks

US airlines threaten to ban passengers who refuse to wear masks

US airline passengers who refuse to wear face coverings during the novel coronavirus pandemic could have their flying privileges revoked under tougher enforcement policies ...

Trump says he will delay G7 summit and invite other countries

Trump says he will delay G7 summit and invite other countries

US President Donald Trump said Saturday he will delay the G7 summit scheduled to take place in June and invite other countries -- including Russia -- to join the meeting.

US, Europe deflation provides Qatar energy industry opportunity to raise funds at cheaper rates: KPMG

US, Europe deflation provides Qatar energy industry opportunity to raise funds at cheaper rates: KPMG

Deflation in major economies like the US and Europe provides a unique opportunity for Qatar’s oil and gas industry to raise funds at cheaper interest rates to finance capital expansion plans, a new report has shown.

US tells China not to interfere with its journalists in Hong Kong

US tells China not to interfere with its journalists in Hong Kong

The US on Sunday warned China against interfering with American journalists working in Hong Kong, in an escalating row between the two countries over press freedom and other issues.

11 firefighters injured in Los Angeles battling blaze

11 firefighters injured in Los Angeles battling blaze

At least 11 firefighters were injured in downtown Los Angeles when a fire in a commercial building sparked a major explosion and spread to nearby structures on Saturday evening, fire officials said.

Trump fires State Dept watchdog said to be probing Pompeo

Trump fires State Dept watchdog said to be probing Pompeo

A government watchdog fired suddenly by Donald Trump was investigating Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, said a Democratic lawmaker who accused the president of committing a potentially illegal act of retribution.

Mission Impossible to Mission Control: Tom Cruise to film in space

Mission Impossible to Mission Control: Tom Cruise to film in space

Tom Cruise will film his next Hollywood blockbuster on location -- 250 miles up in the air and orbiting the Earth once every 90 minutes.

US, UK launch post-Brexit video trade talks amid coronavirus recession

US, UK launch post-Brexit video trade talks amid coronavirus recession

The United States and Britain launch trade negotiations by videoconference on Tuesday following the UK's exit from the European Union, as both allies struggle with the effects of the coronavirus ...

'Once Upon a Virus': China mocks US in Lego-like animation

'Once Upon a Virus': China mocks US in Lego-like animation

China has published a short animation titled ‘Once Upon a Virus’ mocking the US response to the new coronavirus using Lego-like figures to represent the two countries.