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The Court of Appeal is hearing a case...

Greetings sent to Peru

HH the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani, HH the Deputy Emir...

beIN teams up with DreamWorks Animation

beIN Network yesterday announced its partnership with DreamWorks...

Festival of dates a huge draw

The Local Dates Festival at Souq Waqif has been attracting a large...

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Qatar, Argentina sign MoUs

Qatar and Argentina signed three Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs)...

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Small businesses hit as sultry weather keeps people indoors

Sweltering conditions are forcing some shopkeepers in Doha to down...


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Israeli forces storm Palestinian village

Israeli occupation forces stormed at dawn yesterday the village of...

Iraqi women and children who fled the towns of al-Shirqat and Qayyarah

Up to 1 million more Iraqis risk being displaced

Up to one million more Iraqis risk being displaced as government...

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Getting pumped and pampered in hard-times Gaza

Sparkling Mediterranean beaches, expensive restaurants and...

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Syria regime tightens its grip on Aleppo

Pro-government forces yesterday tightened their grip around the...


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Pakistani drug trafficker avoids death penalty in Indonesia

The daughter of Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif yesterday credited her father with saving the life of a convicted Pakistani drug trafficker in Indonesia.

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Murad Ali Shah is new chief minister of Sindh

Syed Murad Ali Shah, of the Pakistan Peoples’ Party, was yesterday elected as the new Sindh chief minister, replacing the elderly Syed Qaim Ali Shah, who was midway through his third term but had resigned earlier this week on the party’s directive.

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Husband of UK woman calls for justice

The husband of a British woman who was killed in Pakistan has called for the UK and Pakistani governments to ensure his wife received justice, as he sought to keep the spotlight on so-called “honour” killings.


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US economy expands at 1.2% in second quarter

The US economy expanded less-than-forecast in the second quarter after a weaker start to the year than previously estimated as companies slimmed down inventories and remained wary of investing amid shaky global demand.

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Statoil buys Petrobras stake in Brazil oil find for $2.5bn

Buys 66% stake in licence for Carcar? field; says licence has 700-1,300mn boe of recoverable volumes; sale is part of Petrobras’ disposal programme; Statoil aims to offset declining output from mature fields

EQUITIES

Equities remain resilient on Europe stock markets

Equities remained resilient yesterday despite disappointing growth in Europe and the United States and the Bank of Japan failing....

EXXON

ExxonMobil Q2 profit plunges 59.4% on low oil prices

ExxonMobil reported yesterday that second-quarter earnings plunged nearly 60% due to low oil prices and weak refining margins.

RUSSIA

Russia balks at interest rate cuts as rouble adds to inflation risks

Russia’s central bank left borrowing costs unchanged after a cut last month as a weaker rouble ....

YUAN

Yuan short is BofA’s favourite trade as PBoC halts war with bears

For traders betting on a weaker yuan, the People’s Bank of China (PBoC) is turning from foe to friend.

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