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After conducting a poll to assess the...

Food storehouse and eatery closed

A food storage facility located inside a house in Al Sheehaniyah and...

203 deaths registered at Indian mission so far this year

The deaths of 203 Indians have been registered at the embassy so far...

Expat get suspended jail term for diesel theft

A Doha Criminal Court has sentenced an expatriate man to six months...

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Deputy Emir visits Medical City

HH the Deputy Emir Sheikh Abdullah bin Hamad al-Thani yesterday...

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Qatar-backed fund seeks to improve lives in Muslim countries

The Lives and Livelihoods Fund (LLF), announced two years ago by...


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World leaders bid farewell to Shimon Peres

World leaders bid farewell to Israeli elder statesman and Nobel Peace...

Cyprus

Cyprus orders plane hijack suspect extradited to Egypt

A Cypriot court ruled on Friday that an Egyptian man accused of...

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Few in Arab world mourn Peres

Mourned internationally as a peacemaker, Israeli ex-president Shimon...

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Taking on Xavi!

Former Barcelona football player Xavi Hernandez (R), who currently...


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The Dalai Lama

China says countering Dalai Lama is top priority in Tibet

China will make countering the Dalai Lama’s influence the “highest priority” in its work on ethnic affairs in Tibet, the region’s Communist Party boss has said, vowing to uproot the monk’s “separatist and subversive” activities.

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Politicians don ‘pregnancy’ vests to urge men to help more at home

In Japan, where women do five times as much housework as men, three male politicians have donned “pregnancy” vests in a campaign urging men to help out more at home.

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Australian former MP’s Iraq visit dubbed ‘stupid’

A former Australian politician’s decision to travel to Iraq was “very stupid”, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said yesterday as it emerged that Wyatt Roy had been caught up in fighting.


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EM currencies, stocks drop on Deutsche woes

Emerging stocks and currencies booked more losses yesterday, tracking major bourses spooked by Deutsche Bank’s woes, but developing countries’ equities and some of the main currencies were still on track for monthly and quarterly gains.

ASIAN

Asia markets slip on Wall St fall

Asian and European markets tumbled yesterday, tracking a sell-off in New York as worries about the future of German banking giant Deutsche Bank hammered financial stocks.

SENSEX

Sensex rebounds; rupee up

Indian small- and mid-cap stocks rebounded even as their bigger counterparts were volatile after falling the most in three months following the nation’s attack on terrorists in Pakistan.

US

US to ponder what size diesel penalty VW can withstand

The US Justice Department is assessing how big a criminal fine it can extract from Volkswagen over emissions-cheating without putting the German carmaker out of business, according to two people familiar with the negotiations.

LME

LME warehousing reform: Mission accomplished?

The London Metal Exchange (LME) has this week confirmed it will cap both rents and load-out charges across its physical delivery network effective next year.

QSE

Week sees Qatari bourse stay afloat in positive trajectory

Qatar Stock Exchange witnessed gains to be the second best performing among the Gulf bourses during the week, which saw oil producers’ “exceptional” decision to cut production in the wake of global supply glut.

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