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Amir condoles with Kuwaiti leader...

Qatari parachuting team in international championship

A Qatari parachuting team, part of the Joint Special Forces, is...

Grand celebration marks Youth Day at Nama Centre

Social Development Centre-Nama observed World Youth Day to mark the...

Huawei’s new range of smartphones launched

Huawei Consumer Business Group (CBG), has announced the launch of the...

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HEC Paris in Qatar offers 3 executive short programmes

HEC Paris in Qatar will run three executive short programmes during...

MEC

Sale of subsidised sheep for Eid al-Adha begins

The sale of subsidised sheep to Qatari citizens on the occasion of...


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California

Firefighter dies battling northern California blaze

A firefighter has died while battling an enormous wildfire in northern California, authorities said late on Monday.

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Rare celestial show

In this composite photograph 15 Perseid meteors are seen over Rocky Mountain National Park in Colorado in the early morning hours yesterday.

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Far-right leader sceptical of Bannon’s anti-EU push

A leader of the far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) party has poured cold water on plans by Steve Bannon, ...


Region
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Samir Mubaideen (left), Jordan’s interior minister,

Militants who attacked police are IS supporters: Jordan

Militants behind an attack on Jordanian police supported Islamic...

protest

Yemen buries children killed by air strike

Thousands of mourners yesterday buried dozens of children killed in a...

Yemenis dig graves for children, who where killed when their bus was hit during a Saudi-led coalitio

Yemen bus attack: doubts raised about Saudi probe

The United Nations has called for a "credible" investigation into an...

Wissam Hijazi

Palestinian shot during May US embassy protest dies

A Palestinian shot three months ago in clashes along the Israel-Gaza...


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Tesla and The Boring Company founder Elon Musk

Musk talking to Saudi fund, others as he seeks Tesla buyout financing

Tesla Inc Chief Executive Elon Musk said on Monday a July 31 meeting with Saudi Arabia's sovereign wealth fund convinced him he could secure funding to take the electric car-maker private

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China unloads US soybean cargo amid tariff disputes

A vessel carrying US soybeans was unloading its cargo worth at least $23mn at the Chinese port of Dalian yesterday, becoming one of the first shipments to incur hefty new import duties as the trade row deepens between Beijing and Washington.

TURKISH

Turkish lira pulls back from record low on bank liquidity pledge

Turkey’s lira pulled back from a record low of 7.24 to the dollar yesterday after the central bank pledged to provide liquidity, but it remained under selling pressure and its meltdown caused further unease on global markets.

MARKETS

Markets rattled as Turkish lira dives

Turkey’s troubled lira tumbled yesterday to fresh record lows against the euro and dollar, piling pressure on stock markets on fears the country’s crisis could spill over into the world economy.

ITALY

Italy’s League sees euro collapse without ECB bond guarantee

The economic spokesman of Italy’s ruling League party warned yesterday that unless the European Central Bank offers a guarantee to cap yield spreads in the eurozone, the euro will collapse.

SINGAPORE

Singapore economy grows at slower pace than projected

Singapore’s economy grew at a slower pace in the second quarter than initially projected as construction plunged.

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