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  1. UN Crime Congress Holds Record 230 Meetings in DohaRead the original story w/Photo

    26 min ago | The Peninsula

    DOHA: The statistical highlights of the 13th United Nations Congress on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice include a record 230 meetings and workshops over eight day since the event started April 12 at the Qatar National Convention Centre. 110 top officials including prime ministers, ministers of interior, foreign affairs and justice, public prosecutors, attorney generals, and representatives from142 countries attended the 230 meetings.

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  2. Industrial investments in Gulf countries touch $23 billionRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Times of Oman

    ... Gulf industrial projects with 42.7 per cent and 25 per cent, respectively, followed by Oman with 12.5 per cent and Qatar with 11.2 per cent in addition to Bahrain with 7.3 per cent and Kuwait with 1.3 per cent. Joint Gulf projects As for investments ...

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  3. Czech Republic leads France 2-0 in Fed Cup semisRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | USA Today

    ... is playing in its first semis since 2007. Fourth-ranked Czech Petra Kvitova, who last played on Feb. 26 in Doha, Qatar before taking a rest, broke Mladenovic to go 5-4 up in the second set before serving out the match on the second match point after ...

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  4. Qatar Praises Civil Society Efforts in Crime Prevention and Criminal JusticeRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Peninsula

    DOHA: The State of Qatar has praised the role of civil society in contributing to the efforts of the crime prevention and criminal justice to all citizens and residents alike. At a plenary debate meeting on the role of the citizen in law enforcement and crime prevention, which was held this morning as part of the Thirteenth United Nations Congress on crime prevention and criminal justice, currently being held in Doha, HE Ambassador Dr. Ahmed Al Hammadi, Director of Legal Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs said that "the concept of security has evolved at an accelerated pace, and jumped out of its traditional concept to a social concept that focuses on community engagement."

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  5. NHRC Chief Meets German Parliamentary DelegationRead the original story

    1 hr ago | The Peninsula

    ... erest and exchange of expertise in various fields of human rights. The meeting was attended by Germany's Ambassador to Qatar Angelika Renate Storz-Chakarji.(QNA)

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  6. Organizing committee of the 13th Un Congress on Crime Prevention: Silence Speaks Loudly Against CrimeRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | PR-inside.com

    DOHA, QATAR. April 18, 2015. Silence spoke as loudly against crime as the voice of 5,000 delegates in the 13 UN Crime Congress in Doha, Qatar.

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  7. Emirates Racing Team Adds Sweden's Erik Stark To Line UpRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Paddock Talk

    ... generous support, which ensured the organization made a strong statement at the opening round at the Grand Prix of Qatar back in March along Doha Bay. Veteran driver Al Hameli, representing the team as a solo driver, qualified a respectable third ...

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  8. Berdych Sweeps Into Monte-Carlo FinalRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | ATP World Tour

    ... encounter. Berdych improved to a 27-6 match record on the season, which includes two runner-up finishes at the Qatar ExxonMobil Open in Doha (l. to Ferrer) and the ABN AMRO World Tennis Tournament in Rotterdam (l. to Wawrinka). He will appear in his ...

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  9. Track and field galore, new Colwood to open, why Lillard won't rest, Johnston on hot seatRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Portland Tribune

    When Eugene was beaten out by Doha, Qatar, for the bid for the 2019 world championships last November, I assumed it would be another two years before the IAAF picked a site for the next world championships. But Vin Lananna, president of the Tracktown USA organizing committee, approached IAAF President Lamine Diack with the idea of moving up such a decision.

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  10. Doha: UN conference weighs efforts to combat cyber-crimeRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    Efforts to tame the fast-growing cybercrime threat took centre stage at the United Nations Crime Congress under way in Doha, Qatar, as a diverse group of experts in the field urged strong partnerships between the public and private sectors to create a safer digital landscape. "Cybercrime has become an established threat to the security of States and individuals alike," Loide Lungameni, Chief of the Organized Crime and Illicit Trafficking Branch in the UN Office on Drugs and Crime , told a high-level event on the topic.

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  11. Minor Hotel Group Announces Partnership Agreement With Qatari Diar &...Read the original story

    15 hrs ago | Hotel Interactive

    ... Our Anantara brand is now well established in the Middle East, with six properties in the UAE and our first resort in Qatar opened earlier this year, and we are keen to add North Africa to our footprint, where these two new resorts will help further ...

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  12. Prison overcrowding in focus at UN congressRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Peninsula

    ... from the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) said at the UN Congress yesterday. The eight-day event at Qatar National Convention Center ends tomorrow. "Prison overcrowding can also be considered a symptom of a malfunctioning justice ...

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  13. Gasna competition winners namedRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Peninsula

    DOHA: Winners of the Qatar University Sixth Gasna Competition were announced at a closing ceremony recently. The competition, which is an initiative organised annually by the organisation's Gas Processing Center , drew the participation from more than 300 students and teachers from 100 independent and international schools, and included over 80 projects.

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  14. Bangladeshis mark Mujibnagar DayRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Peninsula

    DOHA: The Embassy of Bangladesh in Qatar and the Bangladeshi community observed Mujibnagar Day today with solemnity. Mujibnagar Day is observed every year in Bangladesh and the country's missions abroad to mark the formation of Bangladesh's first government to lead the war of liberation in 1971.

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  15. Qatar hails Iran N-framework agreement: FMRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Peninsula

    DOHA: Qatar has said it welcomes Iran's nuclear framework agreement with the US and others, and expressed the hope that after a clear final deal is inked it would make Tehran pursue its nuclear mission for peaceful purposes. "We want Middle East to be free of nuclear weapons and weapons of mass destruction," said Foreign Minister H E Dr Khalid bin Mohamed Al Attiyah.

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  16. Salary deduction - plan' sparks debateRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Peninsula

    DOHA: Reports that the government is planning to make salary deductions for absence from work have gone viral on Qatari social media and sparked a debate. The reports, though, remain unconfirmed and it's hard to say if there is such a plan.

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  17. Photo story: UN Crime Congress - Advancing criminal justice and rule of lawRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | United Nations

    ... without human rights and the rule of law," said Secretary-General Ban as the 13th Crime Congress kicked off in Doha, Qatar, providing a platform for increased cooperation between governments, intergovernmental organizations and civil society on the ...

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  18. Qatar slams attack in MaliRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The Peninsula

    Doha: Qatar has strongly condemned and denounced the attack that targeted a camp of the United Nations Stabilisation Mission in Mali in Gao area in northern Mali, in which three civilians were killed and more than ten people were injured, including nine peacekeepers from Niger. In a statement issued yesterday, the Foreign Ministry stressed its denunciation of such acts which have no connection with human values and constitute aggression against innocent people, confirming the solidarity of Qatar with the United Nations mission, especially in the light of the role it plays to bring peace and stability to Mali to maintain its unity and sovereignty.

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  19. Father of Indian IT revolution visiting DohaRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The Peninsula

    DOHA: The father of India's information technology revolution, N R Narayana Murthy, who is currently the Additional Director and Executive Chairman of Infosys, will be visiting Qatar on April 25, said a statement yesterday. Murthy, the co-founder of Infosys, will be here to receive an award, "KEF Technocrat of the Year 2015", from Keralite Engineers' Forum, Qatar.

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  20. Team HRC lines up triumvirate to seize win in Sealine rallyRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The Peninsula

    ... The Middle East will once again be hosting a world championship event - this time the Sealine Cross-Country Rally in Qatar - just two weeks after the end of the Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge. Team HRC will this time line up the triumvirate of Paulo ...

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