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Qatar's new emir to address the nation

Doha, June 26, 2013

Qatar's new Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani will address the nation today (Wednesday) at 1500 GMT, Qatar-owned Al Jazeera television has reported.
Outgoing Emir Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al-Thani handed power on Tuesday to his son in a rare abdication by a hereditary ruler, to try to ensure a smooth succession. - Reuters

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