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Qatar clients receptive to changes: jeweller

Qatar continues to be one of the best markets for high-end jewellery...

David Webb to debut Cross River bracelet

American jewellery house David Webb, which is participating in the...

Interactive activities big draw at DJWE ’18

A large number of people are participating in the daily interactive...

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Bone and Joint Center holds international conferences

The Bone and Joint Center at Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC)...

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Seminar on investment opportunities for Digital Incubation Centre

The Ministry of Economy and Commerce (MEC), in co-ordination with the...


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India crash leaves 9 schoolchildren dead, 20 injured

At least nine schoolchildren were killed and 20 others injured in eastern India's Bihar state on Saturday after a vehicle crashed into them outside their school in an apparent hit-and-run, police said.

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Death toll rises to 38 in Mogadishu bombings

Two car bombings killed 38 people in the Somali capital Mogadishu on Friday, the city's main ambulance service told AFP on Saturday.

Lebanon 'detains suspect' in Joanna Demafelis' murder

Suspect in murder of Filipino found in freezer arrested in Lebanon

A key suspect in the gruesome murder of a Filipino domestic helper found dead in a freezer in Kuwait has been arrested in Lebanon, the Philippine government said.


Region
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UN delays vote on Syria ceasefire

UN Security Council diplomats were locked in tough negotiations...

GULF TIMES

Teargas ‘may have caused’ man’s death in custody

The Israeli military said yesterday that initial findings of an...

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Turkish forces shell convoy headed to Afrin region

The Turkish army struck a convoy entering Syria’s Kurdish-held Afrin...

Eastern Ghouta

More bombs fall on Eastern Ghouta ahead of UN vote

For a sixth straight day, warplanes have pounded the densely...


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CHINA

China takes over Anbang for a year; prosecutes former chief

China took over Anbang Insurance Group for a year yesterday and said its former chairman faces prosecution for “economic crimes”, in the government’s most drastic move yet to rein in politically connected companies whose splashy overseas investments have fuelled fears of a financial collapse.

US

US tells India to cut tariffs as trade friction heats up

US businesses and diplomats are pressing India to cut tariffs, industry and government sources say, after New Delhi’s move to increase customs duties on dozens of products to help its flagship Make-in-India drive aggravated differences over trade.

HUWEI

China’s Huawei set to lead global charge to 5G networks

China’s Huawei is forging closer commercial ties with big telecom operators across Europe and Asia, putting the company in prime position to lead the global race for next-generation 5G networks despite US allegations it poses a security threat.

LEADERS

Leaders launch work on $8bn TAPI gas pipeline

Regional leaders launched construction work on the Afghan section of a $8bn natural gas pipeline that will link the energy-rich Central Asian nation of Turkmenistan through Afghanistan to Pakistan and India.

GLOBAL

Global stocks shrug off rate fears to post gains

Global stock markets were heading towards the weekend on a mostly positive note yesterday, as fearful speculation on US rate hikes took a back burner.

GO;D

Goldman has a $500mn army of little guys to buff its image

No one would mistake them for typical Goldman Sachs clients. Marcus Moore runs a staffing firm. Jessica Johnson-Cope places security guards and rents out drug-sniffing dogs. J R Foster helps companies maintain their offices and buildings.

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