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Emir condoles with Kuwait’s leader

Emir reviews Gulf crisis with Indian PM...

QDB keen on promoting home-farming initiative

Qatar Development Bank (QDB) is working on a prototype of a new...

Deputy PM meets Ecuador ambassador

HE the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of State for Cabinet...

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FM meets Ethiopian delegation

HE the Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Mohamed bin Abdulrahman...

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Colourful ceremony marks Asean anniversary in Doha

A series of cultural performances marked the 50th Association of...


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Egyptian archaeologists rediscover 2,000-year-old tombs

Egypt archaeologists have discovered three ancient tombs containing...

Iraqi armoured units headed for the town of Tal Afar, the main remaining Islamic State (IS) group st

Iraq begins aerial offensive on Islamic State-held Tal Afar city

An Iraqi aerial offensive on the western city of Tal Afar, which...

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Besieged Syria town swaps meat for mushrooms

In a humid room in the besieged Syrian town of Douma, Abu Nabil...

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Selfie protest

Demonstrators take selfies outside the Egyptian embassy in London...


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Paschal Donohoe

Ireland rejects EU's demand that it collect 13bn euros from Apple

Ireland's finance minister rejected the European Commission's demand that it retroactively collect 13 billion euros in taxes from Apple, saying this was not Dublin's job in an interview with Germany's Frankfurter Allgemeine (FAZ) newspaper.

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UK police arrest suspect in Italy model kidnap

British police on Wednesday arrested the brother of a man accused of an extraordinary abduction of a young British model in Italy, following a request from the Italian authorities.

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Jailed Pistorius allowed to attend grandmother's funeral

Jailed South African Paralympic athlete Oscar Pistorius briefly left his Pretoria prison on Wednesday to attend his grandmother's funeral.


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Cost of living in Qatar up by 0.2% month-on-month in July

Qatar’s cost of living, based on consumer price index (CPI), increased slightly by 0.2% month-on-month in July due to higher expenses on food and beverages, recreation and culture, transport, and health, according to official figures.

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Change in tick size of stocks on QSE from August 27

An electronic display board is seen inside the Qatar Stock Exchange.

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Oil traders expect Asia to import more Venezuela crude if US sanctions kick in

Asia would be the biggest beneficiary of any potential sanctions by the United States on Venezuela’s oil sector, said traders and analysts, as exports from the South American Opec member could be redirected to the region, filling a vacuum left by producer supply cuts.

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IMF: China’s debt on a ‘dangerous trajectory’

China’s short-term growth outlook has strengthened but there is growing risk of a sharp medium-term adjustment due to reliance on stimulus to meet targets and a credit-expansion path that may be “dangerous”, the International Monetary Fund said yesterday.

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Danske tells biggest clients it doesn’t want all their deposits

Danske Bank is telling corporate clients to think hard about what to do with their excess cash before December 31, because Denmark’s biggest lender doesn’t want it in deposit accounts.

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RBS to cut 880 IT jobs by 2020, says union

Britain’s Royal Bank of Scotland plans to cut around 900 technology jobs at its London office by 2020, in its latest plan to reduce costs, the Unite union said, although the bank said no figures had been finalised.

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