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All municipalities in the country...

Emir to patronise education day event

March 5 holiday for banks, exchange houses...

Emir and Bahrain’s premier hold wide-ranging talks

HH the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani met Prime Minister of...

Father Emir hosts dinner banquet

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

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WISE hosts forum in Madrid

The World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE), the leading global...

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Qatar Charity launches Zhaab initiative

Qatar Charity (QC) has launched a new initiative, ‘Zhaab’ yesterday...


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RUSSIA

Russia, China block UN sanctions on Syria

Russia yesterday cast its seventh veto to protect the Syrian...

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Boat show draws crowds

Visitors check boats docked at the Dubai International Marine Club...

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Saudi Aramco to shut Riyadh refinery for maintenance

Saudi Aramco plans to shut its 126,000 barrels per day (bpd) crude...

Displaced Iraqis flee the city of Mosul as Iraqi forces battle against Islamic State (IS) group

To secure Mosul, Iraq army makes desert push with US help

Much of the fighting for west Mosul will be at close quarters, but...


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The entrance of the "Ashray" Home in Jalpaiguri,the centre of an alleged child trafficking scandal

Indian politician nabbed over illegal adoption ring

Indian police said Wednesday they had arrested a senior regional official from Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ruling party over alleged links to a trafficking scandal that saw children sold to foreign couples.

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Women charged with N Korean's murder leave court in bullet-proof vests

Malaysia on Wednesday charged two women - an Indonesian and a Vietnamese - with murdering the estranged half brother of North Korea's leader in an assassination using a super-toxic nerve agent that killed in minutes.

door adorned with an advertisement of cellphone-based payment system Paytm

In India, a new banking system to reach the masses

At a furniture store outside India's capital, a salesman scans the manager's ID and takes her fingerprint on a biometric device attached to his cellphone.


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Toshiba to seek bids for chip unit at $13bn value

Toshiba Corp is sending letters soliciting offers for its memory chip business this week and seeking bids that value it at about ¥1.5tn ($13bn), according to people familiar with the matter.

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Australia economy rebounds as commodity exports boom

Australia’s economy rebounded sharply last quarter as commodity exports boomed while consumers and the government lifted spending, extending the resource rich nation’s 25-year streak of uninterrupted expansion.

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Day after the slide, QSE gains on buying support

Qatar Stock Exchange on Wednesday gained 50 points, mainly lifted by buying support from domestic institutions and non-Qatari individual investors, a day after it witnessed heavy selloff.

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Indonesia, Saudi ink trade, aviation deals

Indonesia and Saudi Arabia yesterday signed agreements in areas ranging from trade to aviation as the kingdom’s monarch visited the world’s most populous Muslim-majority country for the first time in almost half a century.

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Sensex rises to 6-month high; rupee weakens

Indian shares rallied to a six-month high as mid-sized banks extended a rally amid merger speculation.

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China opens bond market a little more, but concerns linger

China’s move to open its derivatives market to foreign bond investors could help counter outflows but lingering concerns about capital controls are keeping offshore investors cautious.

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