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HH the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad...

Warning on use of mobile phones while driving

People who use mobile phones while driving will be booked on the spot...

Sweltering weather to continue through August

There is no respite in sight from the sweltering conditions as high...

Harman House launches new portable Bluetooth speaker

Harman House, the premier connected technologies destination, has...

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Indian state govt grants funds for defence of murder convicts in Qatar

The provincial government of the southern Indian State of Tamil Nadu...

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Two GCC citizens get 10-year jail for drug peddling

Two GCC citizens have been sentenced to 10 years in jail each and...


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Turkey reshuffles military after half of generals fired

Turkey's top military commanders met on Thursday to replace almost...

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Turkish tourist arrivals plummet 40% in June, biggest drop in 22 years

The number of foreigners visiting Turkey plummeted more than 40% in...

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Israeli raid kills Hamas member said to be behind attack

Israeli forces fired anti-tank missiles at a house in the West Bank...

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Army cuts off supply routes into east Aleppo

The Syrian army said yesterday it had cut off all supply routes into...


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Indian prime time needs a ceasefire

Two of the biggest stars of Indian News TV - Barkha Dutt and Arnab Goswami - are now fighting in full public glare. The gloves are off. And how!

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Ustad, once the pride of Ranthambore, now languishes in captivity

Labelled a “man-eater,” allegedly under pressure from the tourist lobby of Ranthambore National Park in Rajasthan after it killed four people in five years, ...

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Protests mar inauguration of ‘comfort women’ foundation

South Korean protesters clashed with police yesterday as they tried to disrupt the opening in Seoul of a Tokyo-funded foundation for women forced to work in Japanese wartime brothels.


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Asian markets dip as China stocks deepen losses

Asian stocks were mostly lower yesterday as Chinese equities deepened their losses, souring risk sentiment that had improved earlier after the Federal Reserve provided a positive assessment of the US economy.

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Sensex rallies to one-year high; rupee gains 10 paise

Indian equities climbed to the highest level in a year on sustained inflows from foreign investors amid optimism the government will be able to pass a national sales tax bill in Parliament.

EZDAN

Ezdan Holding Group posts first half net profit of QR927mn

Backed by prudent investment strategies, Ezdan Holding Group posted a half yearly net profit of QR927mn, up 8% on the same period last year.

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Qatar First Bank earns net profit of QR16.8mn in H1

Qatar First Bank has earned a net profit of QR16.8mn and a revenue of QR353mn in the first half of this year.

QIB

Egypt shares jump on IMF loan talks, oil pulls down Gulf stocks

Egyptian stocks surged yesterday on news that Cairo was close to agreeing an International Monetary Fund (IMF) lending programme, while weak oil prices pulled down most bourses in the Gulf.

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China remains as key risk to India investors, says Morgan Stanley

India has overtaken China as the world’s fastest-growing major economy, but its northeastern neighbour remains the biggest risk for investors in rupee assets, ....


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Batting hero Kusal Mendis backed Sri Lanka’s spinners to pile on the...

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French winger Franck Ribery has again criticised his ex-Bayern Munich...

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Pep Guardiola got his first taste as Manchester City’s manager...

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