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Strong wind at places at first has been...

Emir visits Metro station project

HH the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani yesterday morning paid an...

Emir visits Al Qassar Metro Station project

HH the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani paid an inspection visit...

Msheireb Properties hosts National Sport Day activities

Msheireb Properties, a subsidiary of Qatar Foundation, hosted several...

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Video Home holds annual games

Video Home & Jumbo Electronics, now in their 36th Year of operations...

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National Day greetings sent to Iranian president

HH the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani, HH the Deputy Emir...


Region
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Iran seeks tourism millions

Long seen as a destination strewn with shortcomings, Iran is making a...

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70 injured as Egypt train derails

At least 70 people were injured in Egypt yesterday when a passenger...

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Close ties

HE the Minister of State for Defence Affairs, Dr Khalid bin Mohamed...

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Harried by the police, Egypt’s Brotherhood torn by divisions

On the night of August 13, 2013, Muslim Brotherhood spokesman Gehad...


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Nepal PM to visit India on mission to repair ties

Nepal’s prime minister will travel to India next week on a visit aimed at repairing fractured relations between the neighbours after the end of a crippling months-long border blockade, Kathmandu said yesterday.

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Bid to free Pearl killer foiled; 97 rebels held

Pakistan has arrested 97 Al Qaeda and Lashkar-e-Jhangvi militants, including three commanders, in the southern city of Karachi and foiled a planned attack to break US journalist Daniel Pearl’s killer out of jail, the army said yesterday.

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Lahore metro project

A labourer working on the Orange Line Metro Train Project in Lahore yesterday.


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Germany’s growth in 2015 keeps eurozone economy steady amid global turmoil

Solid growth in powerhouse Germany kept the eurozone economy steady in late 2015 despite the buffeting from global market turmoil and a sharp slowdown in China, data showed yesterday, but the outlook is clouded.

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European stocks bounce up at end of brutal week

European stocks rebounded yesterday on higher oil prices, solid German economic growth and rising US retail sales, regaining some ground lost this week on fears of a global recession.

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Tweetwars: The social challenge in Twitter ‘capital’ Indonesia

Indonesia has long been the Twitter capital of the world, but rival apps and rancorous political debate are driving users away, illustrating the challenges the microblogging service faces even in markets once considered strongholds.

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BoJ rate cut unlikely to help meet inflation goal

The Bank of Japan’s surprise move to adopt negative interest rates won’t contribute much to achieving its 2% inflation goal, according to the majority of analysts polled by Reuters.

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Singtel CEO sees price war with new operator’s entry

The head of Singapore’s biggest phone company said she’s concerned the entry of a new operator will drive the focus of the competition to just price and will hurt the industry.

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As gold prices soar, traditional Asian buyers show little love

As gold trades near its highest in a year on a wave of safe-haven buying, traditionally active buyers of physical gold in the major Asian markets have shown little interest so far.

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