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HE the Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohamed...

Doha’s envoy to Washington reiterates economy is ‘solid’

Qatar’s ambassador to the United States, Sheikh Meshal bin Hamad...

Hamburg anti-Qatar protesters were paid: German factfinder

A German media report has said there is strong evidence that an...

FM reviews relations with China

HE the Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohamed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani met...

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QCDC Summer Career Camp concludes

Qatar Career Development Center (QCDC) has concluded the fourth...

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Bedaya hosts nutrition specialists from ministry

The Bedaya Centre for Entrepreneurship and Career Development (Bedaya...


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Palestinian shot dead after trying to stab Israeli soldiers

A Palestinian tried to stab Israeli soldiers south of Bethlehem in...

Israeli security forces stand guard in front of Palestinian Muslim worshippers praying outside Lions

Israel faces mounting Palestinian anger over holy site metal detectors

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is weighing whether to remove metal...

Turkey's Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu greets journalists during a visit in the Turkish Cypriot

Turkey PM warns Cyprus on 'untimely and dangerous' energy moves

Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim on Thursday warned Cyprus its...

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Iraqi forces recapture village south of Mosul from IS

Iraqi forces on Thursday regained control over Imam Gharbi, a village...


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Benigno Aquino: appeal

Aquino seeks dismissal of corruption charges

Former president Benigno Aquino 3rd has asked the Office of the Ombudsman to reverse its ruling that found basis to charge him, former Philippine National Police (PNP) director general Alan Purisima and former PNP-Special Action Force (PNP-SAF) ...

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Duterte pays visit to troops in Marawi City

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte yesterday visited Marawi City where government forces are battling Islamic State-allied militants in an eight-week conflict that has left more than 600 people dead.

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O J Simpson granted parole after nine years

Disgraced American football star O J Simpson — who was acquitted of murdering his ex-wife and her friend but later jailed for armed robbery — was granted parole yesterday after nearly nine years in prison.


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ECB keeps ultra easy money pledge despite better growth

The European Central Bank left its ultra easy monetary policy stance unchanged as expected yesterday, keeping rates at record lows and even leaving the door open to more asset buys if the outlook worsens.

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Ford’s ‘golden noses’ seek edge in slowing Chinese car market

While Western drivers like the ‘new car’ smell fresh off the production line, Chinese would rather their cars didn’t smell of anything – a cultural divide that’s testing car makers seeking an edge to revive sales in the world’s biggest auto market.

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US, China fail to agree on major trade issues

The United States and China failed on Wednesday to agree on major new steps to reduce the US trade deficit with China, casting doubt over President Donald Trump’s economic and security relations with Beijing.

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Eurozone markets slip on powerful euro rally

Eurozone markets gave up earlier gains yesterday after ECB chief Mario Draghi’s assurances of no change in stimulus policy sent the euro soaring to a nearly two-year high.

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Japan export growth points to sustained economic recovery

Japan’s exports rose for a seventh straight month in June led by shipments of cars and electronics, an indication external demand continues to support a gradual economic recovery and backing the central bank’s upbeat economic view.

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BoJ pushes back inflation target for 6th time, keeps policy steady

The Bank of Japan kept monetary policy steady yesterday but once again pushed back the timing for achieving its ambitious inflation target, reinforcing views it will lag well behind other major central banks in scaling back its massive stimulus programme.

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