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The Public Works Authority (Ashghal) ...

Ikea’s new home furnishing catalogue launched in Qatar

Ikea al-Futtaim launched yesterday the brand’s 65th annual home...

Back-to-school collection unveiled by Centrepoint

Centrepoint, the region’s largest family fashion retailer, has just...

NU-Q faculty receive grants for research

Two professors at Northwestern University in Qatar (NU-Q) have...

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DFI Cinema partners QPO for new film series

The Doha Film Institute Cinema (DFI Cinema) will launch a new...

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Aamal Trading launches latest Bridgestone tyre

Aamal Trading and Distribution, a branch of Aamal Company and...


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Rebels backed by Turkey tanks ‘seize’ IS-held town

Turkish tanks and hundreds of opposition fighters thrust deep inside...

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Kerry in Saudi to push for peace in Yemen

US Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Saudi Arabia yesterday to...

Redur Xelil, YPG spokesman

Syrian Kurdish YPG calls Turkish operation "blatant aggression"

Turkey's military intervention in Syria is a "blatant aggression in...

Turkish army tanks and Turkish-backed Syrian fighters make their way in the Syrian border town of Ja

Turkish tanks roll into Syria, pushing IS out of key border town

Syrian rebels backed by Turkish special forces, tanks and warplanes...


International
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Maldives

Maldives president 'aware of plans to overthrow him'

Maldives President Abdulla Yameen, whose administration has jailed most of his opponents, is aware of an opposition plot to overthrow him with the support of "external forces", the president's spokesman said.

Putin

Putin slams Paralympic ban as 'outside the law, morality, humanity'

President Vladimir Putin on Thursday lashed out against the ban on Russian Paralympians from Rio as the country has vowed to keep fighting the suspension it faces over state-sponsored doping.

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Vietnamese woman cuts off limbs for insurance payout

A Vietnamese woman paid a friend to cut off her hand and foot in a bid to claim a handsome insurance payout, state-run media reported Thursday.


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Honda pins hopes on revamped Acura NSX

With its aggressive design and six-figure price tag, Honda Motor Co’s revamped NSX is a far cry from its “cheap and cheerful” Civic sedans, but the automaker is betting the sportscar launched in Japan yesterday will turbo-charge its brand image.

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Chinese banks urged to spread out loan tenors

China’s central bank has urged banks to spread out the tenors of their loans, hinting at its displeasure with a recent trend of banks focusing on overnight lending, banking sources told Reuters yesterday.

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Uber said to lose at least $1.2bn in first half of 2016

The ride-hailing giant Uber Technologies is not a public company, but every three months, dozens of shareholders get on a conference call to hear the latest details on its business performance from its head of finance, Gautam Gupta.

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RBI spurs $72bn corporate bond market with new rules

India’s central bank unveiled new measures to boost trading and depth in the $72bn market for local-currency corporate debt, including considering use of the securities for its daily liquidity support to the banking system.

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Threat of war, earthquakes, Brexit can’t stop gas plunge

Even after three years, there’s still no sign that the slump in European natural gas prices is about to end.

QSE

Qatar stocks back in negative terrain

The Qatar Stock Exchange was back in the negative turf on Thursday as its key index lost 51 points, mainly dragged by an across-the-board selling, particularly in industrials, insurance and banking stocks.

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