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Queen Elizabeth celebrates 92nd birthday...

MEC booklet to ease process for foreign investors

The Ministry of Economy and Commerce (MEC) has issued a booklet in...

The continuing blockade of Qatar makes no sense: FT

The continuing blockade of Qatar makes no sense and it is high time...

HMC hosts Qatar Stars League delegation

Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) recently hosted members of the Qatar...

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Fishing contest

Katara, the Culture Village Foundation will see today afternoon the...

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QU Centre unit earns ISO 9001 certification

Qatar University (QU)’s Centre of Community Service and Continuing...


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Yashwant Sinha quits BJP, says democracy in danger

One of India’s best known politicians, former finance and foreign minister Yashwant Sinha, quit the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) yesterday, saying Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s party was undermining democratic institutions.

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Tax officials seize cash, gold in election-bound Karnataka

Income Tax officials seized Rs41mn in cash and 4.52kg gold jewellery valued at Rs13mn during raids conducted over the last three weeks in poll-bound Karnataka, an official said yesterday.

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Indian government approves death penalty for child rape

The Indian government Saturday passed an ordinance to introduce capital punishment for child rape amid nationwide outrage over sexual violence against young girls.


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Iran vows ‘expected and unexpected’ moves if US exits deal

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Saturday Iran's atomic...

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Palestinian lecturer shot dead in Malaysia, Israeli Mossad blamed

A Palestinian specialist in energy sciences and a lecturer of a...

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$1mn reward to locate journalist

The United States is offering a reward of $1mn for information about...

GULF TIMES

Israeli troops kill four more Palestinians in border protest

Israeli troops shot dead four Palestinians on the Gaza-Israel border...


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Sensex falls; rupee weakens past 66-mark against dollar

The benchmark indices BSE Sensex and NSE’s Nifty 50 closed lower yesterday following losses in global equities and hawkish comments by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) in the monetary policy committee minutes.

OIL

Oil erases losses as impact of Trump tweet on price fizzles

Oil erased losses in New York after the initial reaction to US President Donald Trump’s tweet on “artificially Very High” prices fizzled.

ASIA

Asia’s second-hand jet market soars

Asia’s super-wealthy are increasingly opting for second-hand private jets rather than buying new ones, as private buyers look for deep discounts and shorter waiting times, aircraft brokers said.

CHINA

China banks extend $302bn in new property loans in Q1

Chinese banks extended 1.9tn yuan ($302bn) in new property loans in the first quarter of 2018, reflecting still solid demand for housing even as curbs on speculation continue to bite, central bank data showed yesterday.

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US fines Wells Fargo $1bn for mortgage, auto loan violations

Wells Fargo will pay $1bn in fines to address deficiencies identified by regulators in its mortgage and auto loan businesses, US officials said yesterday.

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Pound slides as rate hike prospect dims

The pound fell yesterday after Bank of England governor Mark Carney shook the market’s confidence in an early interest rate hike, dealers said.

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While the missile strikes against the Syrian regime’s chemical weapons facilities are welcome, the world has to do much more to end the sufferings of the Syrian people.

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