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A Summer of Learning participant learns about static electricity using a plasma ball

Qatar Foundation (QF) concluded its...

Samsung launches the Galaxy Note9 in Qatar

Samsung Gulf Electronics has launched the Galaxy Note9 in Qatar on...

Amir arrives in Ankara for talks with Erdogan

His Highness the Amir will review with the Turkish president...

Amir sends greetings to Pakistan president

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani and His...

MINISTER

Minister bids farewell to Canadian envoy

HE the Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Sultan bin Saad...

CULTURE

Culture minister holds meetings in Istanbul

HE the Minister of Culture and Sports Salah bin Ghanem bin Nasser...


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Indian, Chinese armies meet at Nathu La, Ladakh

The Indian army and China’s People Liberation Army (PLA) yesterday held two special meetings of border personnel at Nathu La in the Sikkim sector and Ladakh region in Jammu and Kashmir to boost mutual trust and promote peace.

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Kochi airport shut, toll rises to 67 as Kerala flood tragedy worsens

The death toll in accidents brought on by torrential rains in Kerala rose to 67, with 24 deaths reported yesterday alone, officials said.

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Ashutosh quits AAP, cites personal reasons

Senior Aam Aadmi Party leader resigned from the yesterday citing personal reasons. But party chief and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal refused to let him go.


Region
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Gaza

Israel reopens its only goods crossing with Gaza

Both Israeli and Palestinian officials confirmed the reopening of the...

UNRWA

UNRWA says it may not be able to open schools

The United Nations agency dealing with Palestinian refugees may not...

Old City

War takes a heavy toll on Old City

Yemen’s three-year war has taken a heavy toll on Sanaa’s historic Old...

Yemen

40 children killed in Yemen bus strike: Red Cross

Fifty-six children were also among the 79 people wounded in the...


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INDO

Indonesia increases rates, to defend beleaguered currency

Indonesia’s central bank stepped up its battle to defend a beleaguered currency yesterday, raising interest rates for the fourth time since mid-May on top of government import curbs as Turkey’s financial crisis ripples across emerging markets.

BLACK

Blackstone in talks for stake in India’s Jet Airways loyalty arm

Blackstone Group LP is in talks to buy a stake in the loyalty programme of Jet Airways India Ltd, the troubled Indian carrier that’s exploring options to raise cash, people with knowledge of the matter said.

GERMAN

German economy picks up more than expected in Q2

Q2 GDP 0.5% q/q; stronger than expected 0.4%; Q1 GDP growth revised up to 0.4%; domestic demand main growth driver; inflation above 2% in July

US RETAIL

US retail sales rise solidly; productivity accelerates

Retail sales increase 0.5% in July; core retail sales gain 0.5%; June revised down; productivity rises at 2.9% rate in second quarter

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Turkey hikes tariffs on imports of several US products

The move comes after US President Donald Trump announced that the United States was doubling steel and aluminium tariffs on Turkey.

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