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Jewellery stores in Qatar have recorded...

Leaders send condolences to Kuwait emir

HH the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani, HH the Deputy Emir...

Katara marks NSD with a range of ‘astounding activities’

Katara – the Cultural Village hosted more than 80 events as part of...

Emir takes part in Qatar National Sport Day

HH the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani participated along with...


Prime Minister opens AIPS congress

HE the Prime Minister and Interior Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin...


Qatar keen to host Summer Olympics

The infrastructure being developed for various global events means...

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Contentious Israeli NGO bill crosses first hurdle

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


Cop jailed for 8 years for killing man in custody

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


Egypt rejects accusations over Italian student’s death

Egypt’s interior minister yesterday rejected charges of security...


Show of solidarity

Palestinian clowns hold portraits of their colleague Mohamed Abu...

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Soldier pulled out alive after 6 days under snow

A soldier rescued nearly a week after he was buried by a deadly avalanche on the world’s highest battleground was yesterday being treated in Delhi in “extremely critical” condition, the army said.


Delhi citizens caught in cross-fire between AAP, BJP

Perhaps the most obvious, and therefore least noticed, feature of Arvind Kejriwal’s Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government in Delhi is the way it has managed to surprise everyone with its longevity.


Canada to end air strikes on Feb 22

Canada announced yesterday it will end air strikes targeting the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria and bring home its six fighter jets on February 22.

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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.


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.


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.


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) .


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.


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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