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Qatar takes part in global energy forum

The State of Qatar participated in the ministerial meeting of the...

Qatar to house World Cup fans in Arabian-style tents

The Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy (SC) will build a pilot...

Low visibility in some areas

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QATAR | Project

The Ministry of Municipality and Environment (MME) is set to develop...

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QTA’s World Tourism Day social media contest woos residents

Life-size photo frames installed at eight landmarks in Qatar have...


Region
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CIA Director John Brennan

CIA opposes bill allowing 9/11 suits against Saudi

CIA Director John Brennan said on Wednesday that legislation to allow...

Members of the Shia Badr Organisation undergo training in Diyala province, Iraq

Iraq requests more US troops ahead of Mosul battle

Iraq has asked Washington to deploy additional trainers and advisers...

Turkish courts have placed 32,000 suspects under arrest

32,000 suspects arrested in Turkey coup probe

Turkish courts have placed 32,000 suspects under arrest ahead of...

Israeli ex-president and Nobel Peace Prize winner Shimon Peres

Israeli ex-president and Nobel laureate Peres dies

Israeli ex-president and Nobel Peace Prize winner Shimon Peres died...


International
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Herald Tribune

International New York Times journalists leave Paris

The editorial production room of the International New York Times, a Parisian fixture for nearly 130 years, closed on Tuesday, staff said.

SAARC

India-Pakistan tensions threaten South Asia summit

A key South Asian summit was in doubt on Wednesday after India and three other countries pulled out following a deadly attack on an army base that New Delhi blames on a Pakistan-based group.

Spain

Five arrested in Europe on suspicion of forming IS cell

Police have arrested five suspected members of an Islamic State cell in Spain, Belgium and Germany that spread propaganda for the group online, the Spanish interior ministry said on Wednesday.


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Oil output deal hopes lift Europe markets

European stocks rebounded yesterday, brushing aside a broad retreat across Asia, as oil prices pushed higher and Deutsche Bank shares rose, recouping some of their previous days’ losses.

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BlackBerry to outsource handsets, will halt production

BlackBerry announced yesterday it would halt in-house production of smartphones, marking the end of an era for the once-dominant Canadian tech firm.

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Deutsche Bank sells UK unit, rules out capital increase

Deutsche Bank rebounded from a record low after the German lender agreed to sell its UK insurance business for £935mn ($1.2bn) and Chief Executive Officer John Cryan ruled out a capital raise.

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PBoC’s war on leverage seen keeping money-market rates high

China’s money-market rates are forecast to remain elevated in the coming quarter as the central bank seeks to rein in leverage that’s driven bonds to unprecedented levels and poses a risk to the financial system.

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StanChart tells authorities about corruption at Indonesian firm

Standard Chartered has told “appropriate authorities” about alleged corruption at an Indonesian power plant company majority-owned by its private equity arm, the bank said.

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Oil deal woes hit Asian markets

Tokyo stocks led a broad retreat in Asian markets yesterday as the yen recovered, while regional energy firms struggled with crude prices on concern about the chances of success at an upcoming producers’ meeting.

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