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Nakilat has recently held its third...

Ooredoo participates in Mobile World Congress in Barcelona

Ooredoo has announced that it will showcase next-generation solutions...

Qumra to nurture 12 Qatar-based projects

The third edition of Qumra, the industry initiative by the Doha Film...

Father Emir visits Picasso exhibition

HH the Father Emir Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani yesterday...

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Emir meets BNP Paribas chief

HH the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani met at the Emiri Diwan...

Sheikha Jawahar

Sheikha Jawaher at DJWE

HH Sheikha Jawaher bint Hamad bin Suhaim al-Thani, wife of HH the...


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Mass grave near Mosul

In Iraq's desert, mass grave horror beneath the dirt

The sinkhole that could be the largest mass grave in Iraq's latest...

SYRIAN

Syrian civil activists demand talks on transition, ceasefire

Syrian activists called yesterday for the Assad government to engage...

MALAYSIA

Malaysia rolls out red carpet as Saudi king kicks off Asia tour

Malaysia welcomed Saudi Arabia’s King Salman yesterday for the start...

Petr Jasek

Sudan's Bashir frees jailed Czech missionary

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir has ordered the release of a Czech...


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Transport strike cripples Bicol and Bacolod

A federated transport group has said thousands of commuters were stranded by the jeepney strike yesterday in three Bicol provinces and Bacolod City in Negros Occidental.

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Govt condemns ‘barbaric beheading’ of German

The Philippines and Germany condemned yesterday the beheading of an elderly German captive by Islamic State-linked Abu Sayyaf militants who posted a video of the killing after a deadline for a $600,000 ransom passed.

Pakistan International Airlines

Pakistan confirms 7 extra passengers carried on PIA flight

Pakistan International Airlines confirmed on Monday that it had carried seven passengers more than the maximum on an international flight and had launched disciplinary measures against the crew.


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PHONE

Phone makers taking aim at Samsung with new handsets

China’s Huawei, LG and other phone firms unveiled new smartphones on Sunday as they tried to capitalise on Samsung’s withdrawal of its flagship device after faulty batteries led several of the handsets to catch fire.

SOFTBANK

SoftBank to invest $3bn in US startup

Japan’s SoftBank Group Corp is close to making an investment in US office-sharing startup WeWork expected to be worth over $3bn, CNBC reported yesterday, as it expands its reach beyond tech and telecoms.

BOND

Bond market is calling Yellen’s March interest rate hike bluff

Bond traders are calling the Federal Reserve’s bluff.

DEUTSCHE

Deutsche Bank cuts bonus pool almost 80% on legal costs

Deutsche Bank AG cut its 2016 bonus pool by almost 80%, a figure unmatched in the bank’s recent history as it tries to recover from legal expenses that wiped out profit and eroded capital levels.

LSE

LSE scuppers Deutsche Boerse merger hopes

The London Stock Exchange has all but ended a planned merger with Deutsche Boerse to create Europe’s biggest stock exchange by ruling out a European antitrust demand, saying it has strong prospects alone.

EM

EM shares soften before Trump speech

Emerging market stocks fell yesterday although currencies mostly strengthened against a lacklustre dollar as investors awaited policy direction from the White House on a range of issues.

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