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Qatar Tourism Authority (QTA) is...

Emir meets ConocoPhillips chairman

His Highness the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani yesterday met...

Turkey sends troops, food to Qatar

Turkey sent its first ship carrying food aid to Qatar and despatched...

Ministry calls for sighting of crescent moon

The Crescent Sighting Committee at the Ministry of Endowments and...

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QP denies cancelling leave of employees

Qatar Petroleum yesterday denied it had cancelled the leave or...

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Businesses hail positive results from Oman visit

A number of businessmen and members of the Qatari delegation...


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Iraqi forces advance on militants’ stronghold

US-backed Iraqi forces yesterday began a push towards the mosque in...

A US armoured fighting vehicle returns to a base near West Mosul, Iraq June 21, 2017, after a missio

Iraqi forces advance on Mosul mosque where IS declared caliphate

US-backed Iraqi forces on Wednesday began a push towards the mosque...

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Egypt delivers fuel to ease Gaza electricity crisis

Egypt began on Wednesday to deliver a million litres of fuel to Gaza,...

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Saudi king ousts nephew, names son as crown prince

Saudi King Salman ousted his nephew as crown prince on Wednesday and...


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Mob beats police officer to death in Indian Kashmir

An angry mob beat a police officer to death outside a mosque in Indian-administered Kashmir, police said on Friday, as tensions ran high in the volatile Himalayan region.

Sydney

Sydney to erect barricades to prevent vehicle attacks

Sydney will install concrete barricades in a prominent pedestrian-only thoroughfare to mitigate against the risk of a vehicle attack by extremists, Australian police said, after recent incidents in Europe and the United States.

South Korea

Disgraced South Korean leader's friend Choi jailed

The woman at the centre of South Korea's corruption scandal, Choi Soon-sil, was handed a three-year jail term for bribery on Friday in the first of a string of criminal cases against a figure dubbed the "female Rasputin".


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AMAZON

Amazon’s Bezos disrupts another frontier, with just one tweet

Amazon.com’s Jeff Bezos has remained largely invisible in the world of philanthropy. That changed last week in a single tweet — followed by 42,000 more.

UNICOM

Unicom counts Alibaba, Tencent among investors in drive to raise $10bn

Chinese tech giants Alibaba Group Holdings and Tencent Holdings will be among new investors pouring a total of around $10bn into mobile carrier China Unicom, sources said, part of efforts by Beijing to rejuvenate state behemoths with private cash.

TOSHIBA

Toshiba willing to talk with Western Digital on unit sale

Toshiba Corp said it was open to talks with Western Digital Corp in their dispute over the sale of the Japanese conglomerate’s prized chip unit – an apparent olive branch after it chose another suitor as preferred bidder.

CMB

CMB seeing strong wealth unit growth as it expands overseas

China Merchants Bank Co Ltd (CMB) expects its total private banking assets to grow 20% annually over the next five years, as it expands to countries seen as top investment destinations for the wealthy Chinese.

KALANICK

Kalanick ouster as Uber CEO began with hand-delivered letter

As Travis Kalanick was in Chicago interviewing a candidate to be his deputy at Uber Technologies, two investors were on a plane to deliver the news that they wanted the chief executive officer gone.

BILLIONAIRE

Billionaire fortunes suddenly vanish in China IPO frenzy

It took just three weeks for Ding Lieming to quintuple his net worth and become a freshly-minted billionaire. Six months later, almost half his fortune was gone.

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