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Qatar Energy to cut emissions as methane movement grows

Yahoo Daily News 28 Jun 2022
Qatar is among the world’s top liquefied natural gas exporters and Qatar Energy operates all of the country's oil and gas exploration and production, making the peninsula-nation among the world’s richest per capita ... Qatar, unlike Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates last ...

Sri Lanka economic crisis: Lanka IOC restricts the sale of petrol | Mint

Live Mint 28 Jun 2022
Sri Lankan government minister was in Qatar on Tuesday and another will travel to Russia at the weekend in search of energy deals to alleviate a severe fuel shortage that is crippling the economy of the island nation and forcing many schools to close. The South Asian country of 22 ...

US, Iran chief negotiators to start nuclear talks in Qatar

Yahoo Daily News 28 Jun 2022
Chief negotiators from the United States and Iran were due to start indirect talks in Qatar on Tuesday, bidding to remove obstacles that have stalled attempts to revive a landmark nuclear deal ... Bagheri met Qatar's foreign ministry secretary-general, Ahmad bin Hassen Al Hammadi, Qatar's foreign ministry said.

Cash-starved Sri Lanka to end fuel duopoly to ease shortages

Reuters 28 Jun 2022
Companies from oil-producing countries can import, sell fuelDecision as ministers set to meet officials from Qatar, RussiaTo farm unused land of religious institutions to raise output ... Wijesekera flew to Qatar late on Monday night while Education Minister Susil Premajayanth is due to arrive in Russia on July 3.

vivo announces its partnership as the Official Sponsor of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™

Urdu Point 28 Jun 2022
Indeed, it has a truly global reach – it has the ability to influence and inspire billions around the world, making the iconic FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ an ideal stage for vivo, as we expand our presence across more than 60 countries and regions across the globe.

TUC issues workers’ rights warning over post-Brexit trade deals

The Observer 28 Jun 2022
Last week the government kicked off talks in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, to agree deals with countries covering £33.1bn of trade across the Gulf Cooperation Council, made up of nations including Bahrain, Kuwait and Qatar ... “Ministers are in talks with a dozen countries which are some of the worst offenders when it comes to workers’ rights.

Qatar FIFA World Cup: Airline fares to watch matches see big drop as airlines add special flights

Gulf News 28 Jun 2022
“This is a very dynamic process because we don’t know who will win and which country will see a sudden demand,” said Akbar Al Baker, Qatar AirwaysCEO, during a press conference last month ... Qatar Airways has been encouraging more airlines to ramp up flights to Doha during the event.

Non-essential petrol sales halted for two weeks in Sri Lanka

RNZ 28 Jun 2022
Schools in urban areas have shut and officials have told the country's 22 million residents to work from home ... The cash-strapped country has also sent officials to the major energy producers Russia and Qatar in a bid to secure cheap oil supplies ... In May, the country defaulted on its debts with international lenders for the first time in its history.

Three-member Pakistan outfit fly to Egypt for International Golf Championship

Urdu Point 28 Jun 2022
Around 70 top-notch golfers from 18 countries will be ... The participating countries include England, France, Canada, Kazakhstan, Saudi Arabia, UAE, Qatar, Oman, Pakistan, Bahrain, Lebanon, Kuwait, Morocco, Jordan, Tunisia, Sudan and Iraq, in addition to Egypt, the host country.

Sri Lanka Rushes To Find Fuel As Shortages Hit Schools, Workers

MENA FN 28 Jun 2022
(MENAFN - Gulf Times) * Companies from oil-producing countries can import, sell fuel * Decision as ministers set to meet officials from Qatar, Russia * To farm unused land of religious ... .

US Pledges $55 Million to Afghan Quake Response

Voa News 28 Jun 2022
The U.S ... The U.S ... Several countries in the region, including China, India, Iran, Pakistan, Qatar and the United Arab Emirates, have responded to the disaster with planes loaded with tents, clothes, medical supplies and food items ... Through a separate humanitarian appeal, the U.N ... The U.S. is on top of the donors’ list with a $459.6 million commitment. .

Iranian negotiating team arrives in Doha for resumption of nuclear talks

Xinhua 28 Jun 2022
TEHRAN, June 28 (Xinhua) -- The Iranian ambassador to Qatar said on Tuesday the country's negotiating team, headed by Deputy Foreign Minister Ali Bagheri Kani, has arrived in Doha for the resumption of the talks on the revival of the Iranian nuclear deal after a three-month pause ... However, former U.S ... ■ ... .

NASA hopes New Zealand launch will pave way for moon landing

The Associated Press 28 Jun 2022
Iran had previously acknowledged that it planned more tests for the satellite-carrying rocket, which it first launched in February of last year ... Borrell said on Saturday that talks over the nuclear deal would resume in an unnamed Persian Gulf country in the coming days, with Iranian media reporting that Qatar would likely host the negotiations ... ___ ... .

Qatar is working on a central bank digital currency

Inside Bitcoins 27 Jun 2022
Sheikh Bandar, the governor of the central bank of Qatar, has outlined the country’s progress with its central bank digital currency (CBDC) ... Qatar’s central bank’s plan for a CBDC. Numerous central banks are taking the journey towards CBDCs globally, and Qatar is among the countries joining the space ... Qatar hosts the FIFA World Cup.

Qatar has in recent years built stakes in some of our country's best-known consumer brands ...

The Daily Mail 27 Jun 2022
For just under 10 per cent of all the gas this country uses is imported in liquefied form having been produced in Qatar ... Qatar is a country where women must seek male approval to marry, study or travel, and sex outside marriage can land you in jail for seven years, even if you happen to be a rape victim.

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