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EU approves tougher copyright rules in blow to Google, Facebook

EU approves tougher copyright rules in blow to Google, Facebook

Google will have to pay publishers for news snippets and Facebook filter out protected content under new copyright rules aimed at ensuring fair compensation for the European Union's $1tn creative industries.

Cabinet approves draft law on treatment, recycling of waste

Cabinet approves draft law on treatment, recycling of waste

The regular meeting of the Cabinet, chaired by HE the Prime Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa al-Thani, on Wednesday approved a draft law on the treatment and recycling of waste.

Cabinet approves minister's decision on identification of banned seedlings

Cabinet approves minister's decision on identification of banned seedlings

The weekly Cabinet meeting, chaired by HE the Prime Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa al-Thani, on Wednesday approved a draft decision of the minister of municipality and environment ...

Cabinet approves draft law on concession granted to Woqod

Cabinet approves draft law on concession granted to Woqod

The Cabinet's regular meeting, chaired by HE the Prime Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa al-Thani, on Wednesday approved a draft law on the concession granted to Qatar Fuel Company (Woqod)...

Japanese parliament approves a bill to reform the visa system for foreigners

Japanese parliament approves a bill to reform the visa system for foreigners

National Diet of Japan on Saturday passed a bill to reform the visa system to allow thousands of migrant workers to enter the country to tackle the country's labour shortage.

Cabinet approves 2019 draft budget

Cabinet approves 2019 draft budget

Qatar's Cabinet has approved a 2019 draft budget that includes allocations for plans and projects of Qatar National Vision 2030 and the 2022 World Cup, among others.

Syria approves UN aid delivery to remote camp on Jordan

Syria approves UN aid delivery to remote camp on Jordan

The Syrian government gave approval for the UN to deliver aid next week to thousands of civilians stranded near a US garrison on the Jordanian-Syrian border, aid workers and camp officials said on Wednesday.

Cabinet approves draft decree on common customs tariff

Cabinet approves draft decree on common customs tariff

HE the Prime Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al-Thani chaired the Cabinet regular meeting, held Wednesday morning at its seat at the Amiri Diwan.

Nigeria approves $150 mn World Bank loan to fight polio

Nigeria approves $150 mn World Bank loan to fight polio

Nigeria has approved a $150 million loan from the World Bank to help eradicate polio and scale up immunisation, Finance Minister Kemi Adeosun said on Wednesday.

Cabinet approves draft law on regulation of fishing ports

Cabinet approves draft law on regulation of fishing ports

The Cabinet's regular meeting, chaired by HE the Prime Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa al-Thani, on Wednesday approved a draft law on the regulation of fishing ports.

Indian government approves death penalty for child rape

Indian government approves death penalty for child rape

The Indian government Saturday passed an ordinance to introduce capital punishment for child rape amid nationwide outrage over sexual violence against young girls.

CRA approves ‘gate-to-gate’ Internet connectivity on-board aircraft

CRA approves ‘gate-to-gate’ Internet connectivity on-board aircraft

Qatar is the first country in the Middle East and North Africa (Mena) region to approve the provision of gate-to-gate Internet connectivity onboard aircraft, the Communications Regulatory Authority (CRA) has said.