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Future commercialisation of Qatar’s...

Ooredoo upgrades Shahry packs

Ooredoo has announced an upgrade of its Shahry Smart packs, by...

Emir meets former Turkish president

HH the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani meeting with the former...

QU makes headway on algae project

The Algal Technologies Programme seeks to develop technologies that...

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New initiative to boost business environment

The Ministry of Economy and Commerce (MEC), in co-operation with the...

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Kahramaa seeks entries for competition

The Qatar General Electricity & Water Corporation (Kahramaa) has...


Region
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UAE soldier killed in Yemen fighting - state news

A United Arab Emirates soldier was killed and another was wounded...

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Saudi Arabia confirms will send deployment to Turkey base

Saudi Arabia confirmed late on Saturday it would send aircraft to...

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‘No time to lose’ to install Libya unity government: ministers

Foreign ministers put pressure on Libya yesterday to finalise its...

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Thousands of doctors stage anti-police protest in Cairo

Thousands of Egyptian doctors demonstrated in Cairo on Friday in a...


International
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Merkel is isolated on refugee imbroglio

Abandoned by France, defied by eastern Europe, German Chancellor Angela Merkel cuts a lonely figure in her struggle for EU “solidarity” on the refugee crisis ahead of a Brussels summit.

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Sarkozy urges party unity, lags behind Juppe

Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy, struggling to put his re-election bid back on track, yesterday urged his conservative party to rally behind a programme of curbing immigration, building more jails and cutting taxes.

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Flower power

A man dressed as a knight presents flowers to a woman during an event marking Valentine’s Day in Moscow.


Business
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Add more inflation to economic toll of Turkey’s refugee largesse

At $340 a month, Muhammad Mohsen, a Syrian refugee working at a grocery in Ankara, costs half of what a Turkish employee would.

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Iran sends its first oil shipment to Europe since end of sanctions

Iran shipped its first cargo of oil to Europe since international sanctions ended, signalling more supplies will add to the global glut of crude.

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Foreign exchange traders turn to yen

When the going gets tough, foreign-exchange traders turn to the yen.

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Some rupee depreciation needed until inflation falls: RBI chief

Indian central bank Governor Raghuram Rajan said that a certain amount of depreciation in the rupee is necessary as he works towards bringing down inflation.

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Modi urged to make reality match ‘Make in India’ hype

Thousands of people and mascots of lions swarmed the weekend opening of a “Make in India” drive to attract foreign direct investment, pitched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi as “the biggest brand that India has ever created”.

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Global deceleration fears overshadow Singapore Airshow

Aerospace leaders gathering for this week’s Singapore Airshow face conflicting pressures as they juggle growing concerns over jetliner demand while keeping record production plans on track.

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