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3 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail

Why my children were lucky to get accepted to a Finnish school in Qatar

By age 14, Finnish children have spent 5,500 hours in class, 2,000 hours less than in Canada.

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7 hrs ago | The Peninsula

Instagram Summer Market opens

Foreigners having their photos taken at Akkas Eyes booth at the Instagram Summer Market, which opened yesterday on the Corniche.

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13 hrs ago | Jerusalem Post

Follow the Qatar money-trail

Hamas and its backers such as Qatar have spent hundreds of millions of dollars on tunnels and rockets with one goal in mind: killing Israelis.

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17 hrs ago | The Chronicle Herald

Tiny Qatar makes mischief in Middle East

Hamas leader Khaled Meshaal delivers a speech in Doha, Qatar on Thursday. "Qatar has allowed Meshaal to live in luxury in Doha after he left Damascus in 2012 as the Syrian civil war intensified," writes Henry Srebrnik.

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Related Topix: World News, Middle East, Syria, United Arab Emirates, Muslim Brotherhood, Opinion

Thu Aug 28, 2014

The Peninsula

WCMC-Q student dies in accident

DOHA: Jaber Al Adba, 20, a second-year student of Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar died in a motorcycle accident in Education City on Wednesday.

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The Peninsula

Turkish-Qatari ties praised

The Emir H H Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu and other leaders at the inauguration of Recep Tayyip Erdogan as President of Turkey at the Presidential Palace in Cankaya last evening.

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Hindustan Times

Sikh body to protest turban ban at basketball federation meet in Spain

Members of the Kalgidhar Society will stage a protest demonstration against the international basketball federation at the latter's 23rd World Congress being held at Seville on Friday.

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Hispanic Business

Blaze dancers set Doha stage on fire

KENDRA J Horsburgh along with Blaze team, recently gave a stunning dance performance during the ongoing Qatar Summer Festival 2014 at Exhibition Centre.

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KWQC-TV Davenport

Egypt's Morsi accused of leaking secrets to Qatar

A dusty, barren field in the shadow of a busy Arizona interstate was for decades a place where children played freely, teenagers spooked themselves on Halloween and locals dumped trash, seemingly unaware of the... A dusty, barren field in the shadow of a busy Arizona interstate was for decades a place where children played freely, teenagers spooked ... (more)

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Related Topix: World News, Middle East, Family, Teenagers, Air Accidents, Mohamed Morsi, Muslim Brotherhood

USA Today

First look at Qatar Airways' Airbus A350 XWB

First look at Qatar Airways' Airbus A350 XWB Qatar Airways is the launch customer for the Airbus A350 Xtra Wide Body aircraft.

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Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Airbus A350, Aircraft, Airbus Aircraft, World News, Middle East, France, Germany,

KAUZ

Egypt's Morsi accused of leaking secrets to Qatar

A dusty, barren field in the shadow of a busy Arizona interstate was for decades a place where children played freely, teenagers spooked themselves on Halloween and locals dumped trash, seemingly unaware of the... A dusty, barren field in the shadow of a busy Arizona interstate was for decades a place where children played freely, teenagers spooked ... (more)

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Related Topix: World News, Middle East, Family, Teenagers, Air Accidents

Swimming World & Jr. Swimmer

FINA World Cup, Doha: Day Two Prelims Live Recap

DOHA, Qatar, August 28. One day after the Iron Lady Katinka Hosszu already stamped her brand firmly on the FINA World Cup circuit, the last half of the Doha stop begins with prelims.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Groong

How Qatar Helped Helped Free an American Hostage Without Paying Ransom

Indie Wire Aug 26 2014 How Qatar Helped Helped Free an American Hostage Without Paying Ransom Polly Mosendz Just days after an execution video of reporter James Foley surfaced, another American journalist, Peter Theo Curtis, was released from captivity.

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The Peninsula

Qatar ready to help rebuild ravaged Gaza

DOHA: Qatar has voiced its full readiness to contribute to reconstruction of the war-ravaged Gaza Strip following the ceasefire agreement reached in Cairo between Israel and Palestinians on Wednesday.

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Channelnewsasia.com

Egypt reportedly probes Morsi for 'giving security papers to Qatar'

Egypt has opened an investigation into deposed president Mohamed Morsi for allegedly handing over to Qatar "documents relevant to national security," state news agency MENA reported on Wednesday .

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Vanity Fair

Zaha Hadid is Still Wrong About Construction Worker Conditions

The celebrity architect's lawsuit got an apology out of The New York Review of Books, but she's mistaken about having no influence on worker conditions for the buildings she designs.

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Related Topix: Maria Callas, Callas, Opera, World News

The Daily Star

Top Saudi officials head to Qatar to heal breach

Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Saud al-Faisal addresses a news conference following a meeting of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation, on the situation in the Gaza Strip, in Jeddah August 12, 2014.

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WGBH

Book News: Calif. Law Calls For Textbooks To Teach Significance Of Obama's Election

President-elect Barack Obama waves to his supporters after delivering his victory speech at his election night party Nov. 4, 2008, at Grant Park in Chicago.

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Anna.aero

Turkish Airlines, Qatar Airways put Eritrea on the global aviation map

The Turkish Ambassador in Eritrea Mr Firat Sunel and Mr Paulos Kahsay, Director General of Eritrean aviation celebrated the launch last week of Turkish Airlines' new thrice-weekly service to Istanbul .

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Related Topix: Eritrea, World News, Africa, Travel, Eritrea Travel, Africa Travel, Qatar Travel, Middle East, Middle East Travel, Saudi Arabia Travel

Malaysian National News Agency

Qatar's Islamic Dawa Signs MoU With Turkish Civil Rights Body

The Organisation of Islamic Dawa's office in Doha and Turkish Foundation for Human Rights, Freedoms and Humanitarian Relief signed a Memorandum of Understanding here Tuesday to enhance cooperation in the fields of humanitarian activities, Qatar News Agency reported.

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