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Qatar
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Qatar Petroleum (QP) highlighted the...

Maersk Oil Qatar employees take part in walkathon

In support of HH the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani’s...

QU conducts a slew of sporting, fitness events

Qatar University (QU) president Dr Hassan Rashid al-Derham, staff,...

NSD synonymous with our motto: HMC, PHCC

Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) and Primary Health Care Corporation...

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For Vodafone, NSD a chance to boost track record

Vodafone staff gathered at Aspire Zone to celebrate the fifth annual...

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Qatargas staff and kin get active at company events

Hundreds of Qatargas employees and their families participated in...


Region
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Contentious Israeli NGO bill crosses first hurdle

A controversial bill that would compel NGOs receiving most of their...

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Call to free prisoner

Israeli Arabs take part in a protest calling for the release of...

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Contentious Israeli NGO bill crosses first hurdle

A controversial bill that would compel NGOs receiving most of their...

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Cop jailed for 8 years for killing man in custody

An Egyptian court yesterday sentenced a policeman to eight years in...


International
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10 killed in high-speed train crash

Ten people were killed and at least 81 injured yesterday when two passenger trains collided head-on at high speed in remote countryside in southern Germany.

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PIA employees call off agitation

Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) employees yesterday ended their nine-day long strike spurred by plans to privatise the national carrier, saying their representatives would immediately hold talks with the government.

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Man dies after setting self on fire outside palace

A man set himself on fire and burned to death just yards from Kensington Palace early yesterday.


Business
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Geithner gets JPMorgan credit line to invest with Warburg Pincus

Former US Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner is preparing to borrow from JPMorgan Chase & Co to help fund his new career in private equity.

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Deutsche Bank says has cash to pay risky debts

Deutsche Bank, Germany’s biggest lender, yesterday tried to reassure investors and staff that it has sufficient cash to pay its riskiest debts as its shares took a another hammering along with banking stocks around the world.

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IEA raises estimate of surplus crude on higher Opec output

The global oil surplus will be bigger than previously estimated in the first half, increasing the risk of further price losses, as Opec members Iran and Iraq bolster production while demand growth slows, according to the International Energy Agency.

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Qatar external debt at 88.5% of GDP seen well within repaying capacity

Qatar’s external debt is estimated at 88.5% of GDP (gross domestic product) in 2015 but well within the repaying capacity, according to global credit rating agency Capital intelligence (CI) .

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Europe markets fail to find solid footing after sell-off

Stocks worldwide resumed their downward slide yesterday a day after a massive sell-off as investors failed to shake off dogged fears over economic weakness, banking woes and a gloomy oil price outlook.

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Sensex extends losses; rupee ends higher

Indian stocks declined for a second day and the currency weakened as renewed concern about the health of the global economy sparked a worldwide selloff.

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