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The secretary-general of the Foreign...

Algeria PM meets Qatar ambassador

The Prime Minister of the People’s Democratic Republic of Algeria,...

Meet mulls dispute settlement mechanism

The Ministry of Economy and Commerce yesterday concluded a workshop...

Voluntary Centre set to organise summer camp

The Qatar Voluntary Center will organise a summer programme starting...

Pinto

Gulf Times staff member to leave Qatar after 36 years of service

Joffrey Francisco Pinto is leaving Qatar after putting in 36 years of...

Dates festival

Minister opens local dates festival at Souq Waqif

Popular varieties of fresh dates on offer at the annual event....


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Imran Khan: used the word ‘donkey’ to describe Sharif supporters.

Politicians told off over foul language

The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has issued notices to Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam – Fazlur (JUI-F) chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman, former National Assembly speaker Sardar Ayaz Sadiq, and former Khyber Pakhtunkhwa chief minister Pervez Khattak for using indecent language during their election campaig

Trump

Trump defends efforts to build a rapport with Putin

US President Donald Trump defended his efforts to build a relationship with Vladimir Putin in an interview broadcast yesterday after he invited the Russian leader for a second meeting in the midst of an uproar over their first.

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Cohen taped Trump discussing payment to Daniels, says NYT

US President Donald Trump’s longtime lawyer, Michael Cohen, secretly recorded a conversation with Trump before the 2016 presidential election in which they discussed payments to a former Playboy model who said she had an affair with Trump, the New York Times reported yesterday.


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An evacuated Syrian girl from the area of Fuaa and Kafraya in the Idlib province, looks out of a bro

UN calls for safe passage for 140,000 trapped in southwest Syria

The United Nations refugee agency appealed to all sides in Syria on...

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Palestinians raze homes to stop Israelis moving in

Two Palestinian families yesterday demolished the homes they had...

Hamas

Israeli air strike kills Hamas man in Gaza

Hamas sources said the casualties were security men working at an...

Syrian forces of President Bashar al Assad are seen celebrating on al-Haara hill in Quneitra area.

Syria rebels agree to surrender zone bordering Golan

Syrian rebels have agreed with government backer Russia to the...


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TRUMP

Trump threatens tariffs on all $500bn of imports from China

US President Donald Trump yesterday said he was ready to impose tariffs on all $500bn of imported goods from China, threatening to escalate a clash over trade policy that has unnerved financial markets.

TURKEY

Turkey’s Tupras reduces crude purchases from Iran since May

Turkey’s biggest oil importer Tupras has cut back purchases of Iranian crude since May, when the United States said it would re-impose sanctions on Tehran, and analysts say Tupras is likely to stick to lower volumes in coming months.

EUROPE

Europe markets end lower on currency war fears

European stocks slid sharply yesterday, buffeted by their stronger currencies, but clawed back much of their losses.

SWISS

Swiss and German companies join US drug price freeze

European drugmakers Roche, Bayer and Merck KGaA became the latest companies to freeze prices in the United States following criticism by the Trump administration of the cost of medicine.

TELIA

Telia announces a $1bn deal to buy Bonnier Broadcasting

Sweden’s Telia Company announced a $1bn deal to buy Bonnier Broadcasting yesterday, its second major acquisition in a week as the top Nordic telecoms operator looks to expand its media business.

BOJ

BoJ’s inflation target dims as prices barely budge

Japan’s annual core consumer inflation quickened slightly in June but the rise was due largely to recent gains in oil costs with prices of other goods barely picking up, a setback for the Bank of Japan’s mission to get inflation to 2%.

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