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Aqua Park Qatar is opening on Thursday...

Emir meets Jordanian king

HH the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani met yesterday with King...

UK, Qatar set up joint panel to pave way for trade deal

Britain is establishing a joint economic and trade committee to pave...

MoTC to take CAV technology in Qatar ‘to the next level’

The Ministry of Transport and Communications (MoTC) has announced the...

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Emir arrives in Jordan to take part in Arab Summit

HH the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani arrived yesterday in...

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PM, Theresa May attend agreement signing event

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


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King Salman invites Egypt's Sisi to visit Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia's King Salman has invited Egyptian President Abdel...

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Bahrain sentences two to death over 2015 bomb attack

A Bahraini court on Wednesday sentenced two citizens to death over a...

Iraqi town of Qaraqosh (Hamdaniya)

Freed from IS, but Iraq's Qaraqosh is now a ghost town

In the Iraqi Christian town of Qaraqosh, time stands still. The...

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Russia, Iran ink deals as Rouhani visits Moscow

Russia signed yesterday a string of bilateral agreements with Iran as...


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Indian court bans sale of 800,000 vehicles over emissions

India's top court on Wednesday banned the sale of more than 800,000 new vehicles which fall short of new emissions standards, declaring public health more important than company profits.

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Singapore confirms two new cases of Zika virus

Singapore has confirmed two cases of locally transmitted infections of the Zika virus in a northeastern part of the city state, the National Environment Agency said on Wednesday, describing it as the first Zika cluster of 2017.

Fireworks are shot at the police during a protest in front of the police headquarters in Paris

Paris arrests after clashes against police brutality

Ten people were arrested in a second night of protests in Paris over the killing by police of a Chinese father of five, an incident that has caused tensions with Beijing.


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Europe markets take Brexit in their stride

European stock markets posted modest gains yesterday as Britain triggered the two-year process to quit the European Union, investors already having largely priced in “Brexit” since last year’s referendum, dealers said.

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Toshiba’s US nuke unit files for bankruptcy protection

Toshiba Corp’s US nuclear unit Westinghouse filed for Chapter 11 protection from creditors yesterday, just three months after huge cost overruns were flagged, as the Japanese parent seeks to limit losses that threaten its future.

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EU blocks $14bn merger deal of Deutsche Boerse and LSE

European Union regulators dealt a final blow to Deutsche Boerse’s planned takeover of London Stock Exchange Group, a symbolic block on EU-UK integration on the same day Britain formally serves notice of its decision to quit the EU.

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$500bn dot-com rally comes with a defensive twist

From dot-com catastrophe to safety trade. Such is the evolving role of technology shares measured by the Nasdaq 100 Index, whose combined value has swelled by $500bn this quarter, the most since the tech bubble peak in 2000.

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Global exchange stocks of copper surge highest level since mid-2013

Has the copper price rally which started so spectacularly late last year run out of momentum?

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China steers cautious yuan course as Trump rattles greenback

As the dollar rally unravels, China’s currency is proving a remarkably steady partner.

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