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Nissan eyes wider customer base with 2017 Patrol V6

Nissan has announced the launch of its new 2017 Patrol V6 which makes...

Etihad Airways launches global sales campaign

Etihad Airways has launched its annual global sales campaign,...

NU-Q welcomes its largest class

Northwestern University in Qatar’s newest class of 82 students is the...

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CMU-Q alumni honoured at Bahrain forum

Alumni of Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar (CMU-Q) have been...

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QSTP gets new managing director

Qatar Science & Technology Park (QSTP), Qatar’s primary hub for...


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Drone strike kills 3 Qaeda suspects in Yemen

A presumed US drone strike in southern Yemen killed three Al-Qaeda...

The wreckage of a home hit by a coalition airstrike in Sanaa's Old City, a UNESCO World Heritage sit

UN says 10,000 killed in Yemen war, nearly twice other estimates

At least 10,000 people have been killed in Yemen's 18-month-old civil...

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Libya forces corner IS fighters in Sirte

Pro-government forces in Libya yesterday battled Islamic State group...

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‘IS bomber’ kills 71 army recruits in Aden

An Islamic State group militant rammed his explosives-laden car into...


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Second suspect held for hacking website in Lanka

Sri Lankan police yesterday arrested a second suspect for allegedly hacking into the president’s official website last week.

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Islamist leader loses final appeal against execution

Death sentence received for atrocities committed in 1971 war; Sole option remaining is to seek clemency from president

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US, India bolster ties, warn Pakistan over extremists

The United States and India urged Pakistan Tuesday to do more to counter extremist groups operating from its soil as the world's two largest democracies announced measures to strengthen security and energy ties.


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Europe shares end mixed on ECB stimulus hopes

Apple shares lost some of their shine yesterday after the European Union ordered the US tech giant to pay a record €13bn ($14.5bn) in back taxes in Ireland.

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Investors bullish on growth buy stocks from ABB to Samsung

Global equity traders are no longer panicking about the world’s slowest growth rate in seven years.

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Central bankers get tired of gold as lower exports slash cash

The biggest owners of gold are tiring of the metal. Central banks, holders of about 32,900 metric tonnes of bullion, cut their purchases by 40% during the three months through June, ....

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$11tn Muslim wealth mountain calls to Asian fund managers

The race to tap an $11.5tn pool of wealth held by Muslim individuals, institutions and governments is intensifying.

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Iraq Islamic banks see opportunity for expansion

Despite all the instability and continued sectarian violence in parts of Iraq, the country’s few Shariah-compliant lenders see chances to expand their business in a banking industry that can be called rudimentary at best.

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Yuan bears emerge from hibernation as Fed imperils G-20 calm

The yuan’s recent stability may be coming to an end. Derivative markets are pointing to renewed bets on yuan depreciation, with a three-month measure of expected price swings poised for the biggest monthly increase since January.

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