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Iconic Tiffany Blue Box arrives at Qatar Duty Free

Qatar Duty Free (QDF) will open Tiffany & Co boutique’s first branch...

Education ministry launches ‘back to school’ campaign

The Ministry of Education and Higher Education has launched a...

Bangladesh embassy marks National Mourning Day

The Bangladesh embassy in Doha yesterday observed National Mourning...

Local

Birth registration office working hours during Eid

Ministry of Public Health has announced that applications for...

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Qatar’s ambassador to Japan presents credentials

Chief of Protocol at the Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs Iwama...


International
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Mali

Keita re-elected Mali president with landslide

Malian President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita has been re-elected for a five-year term after winning 67.17% of the vote in a runoff, the government announced on Thursday.

Karachi

Karachi's rooftop cattle get a crane lift to the ground

The operation has become an annual event in Syed Ejaz Ahmad's neighbourhood of Nazimabad, where a crowd cheered as it watched the spectacle unfold.

Malaysian

Malaysian 'Iceman' sentenced to death in Thailand

Tun Hung Seong was arrested in April last year after a tipoff that he had hired a man to smuggle nearly 300 kilogrammes of crystal meth.


Region
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Jordanian security forces conducted a raid in Al-Salt, killing three "terrorists" and arresting five

Jordan court charges 5 with 'terrorism' after deadly raid

Five suspected militants arrested during a deadly raid in a town...

Gaza

Israel reopens its only goods crossing with Gaza

Both Israeli and Palestinian officials confirmed the reopening of the...

mail

Palestinian mail blocked by Israel for years finally arrives

Palestinian postal service employees are working overtime to sort...

Old City

War takes a heavy toll on Old City

Yemen’s three-year war has taken a heavy toll on Sanaa’s historic Old...


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SAUDI

‘Saudi fund may only play a minor part in $72bn Tesla plan’

Elon Musk told investors this week that “obviously, the Saudi sovereign fund has more than enough capital needed” to finance taking Tesla private.

CHINA

China’s new home price growth hits 2-year high

China’s new home prices accelerated at their fastest pace in almost two years in July, led by smaller cities and highlighting challenges policymakers face in stimulating a slowing economy without fuelling a property bubble.

EUROPE

Europe markets fall as strong dollar dents commodities

Stock markets fell sharply yesterday, with commodities-linked assets hit by dollar strength, while the lira recovered despite Turkish-US tensions ratcheting higher.

THREAT

Threat of contagion in EMs deepens commodity risk

When Thailand devalued its currency two decades ago, few in global commodity markets took note. Within a year, the crisis morphed into an emerging-market rout that eviscerated the price of everything from crude oil to copper.

SAMSUNG

Samsung Note 9 versus iPhone X: Big battle of the $1,000 phones

Samsung Electronics Co has unveiled the Galaxy Note 9 in New York, the latest iteration of a series of devices that ushered in the ‘phablet,’ which are between the size of a phone and tablet.

INDO

Indonesia increases rates, to defend beleaguered currency

Indonesia’s central bank stepped up its battle to defend a beleaguered currency yesterday, raising interest rates for the fourth time since mid-May on top of government import curbs as Turkey’s financial crisis ripples across emerging markets.

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