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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...

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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Lecture explores history of US-Arab relations

The shared history of modernisation between Arabs and Americans was...


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Donald Trump

Deputy who failed to stop shooting a coward: Trump

US President Donald Trump, defending his controversial proposal to arm some of America’s teachers, yesterday said that a teacher with a gun would have “shot the hell” out of the teenager who went on a shooting rampage last week at a Florida high school.

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Bangladesh power company plans Singapore listing

Electricity producer Summit Power International plans to list on the Singapore Stock Exchange (SGX) by April, what is likely the first company from Bangladesh to offer shares in the city-state, as it seeks to raise funds to invest in assets across Asia.

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Court to hear Zia bail petition tomorrow

Bangladesh’s High Court has accepted petitions by imprisoned former prime minister and main opposition BNP chief Khaleda Zia seeking bail and challenging a five-year jail term given to her by a lower court on graft charges.


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

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

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Last residents hold on in Tunisia’s underground houses

In the arid valleys of southern Tunisia’s Djebel Dahar region, people...

Eastern Ghouta

More bombs fall on Eastern Ghouta ahead of UN vote

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

Mahmoud Abbas

Abbas downplays health concerns after US hospital visit

In an interview with Palestine TV while in the US, 82-year-old Mahmud...


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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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