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Qatar yesterday condemned a suicide...

Mall hosts summer festival

Children enjoy a performance on Sunday at Dar Al Salam Mall in Doha...

Eid events to end at Katara Monday

Katara - the Cultural Village to conclude its Eid celebrations Monday...

Spectators at Qatar Fan Zone

A view of the audience at the official launch of the Qatar Fan Zone...

MOI

MoI holds Eid events for Asian communities

The festive events organised by the Ministry of Interior (MoI) on the...

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Qatari majlis - bringing the old and young together during Eid

Many Qataris have celebrated the first days of Eid holidays with...


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7,000 floating barrels launched in London

“This is not normal art … it is all about beauty,” said the artist Christo as a 600-tonne, 20m high floating sculpture made from more than 7,000 colourful oil barrels was unveiled on London’s Serpentine, gently bobbing amid ducks, swans and early morning swimmers.

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Lords reject May’s Brexit laws

Britain’s House of Lords has inflicted another defeat on the government over its flagship Brexit bill, sending it back to MPs and setting up a fresh showdown between Prime Minister Theresa May and her pro-European rebels.

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Stab victim fights to see attacker jailed

A law student has emerged as a women’s rights crusader after she was stabbed 23 times in a busy street only to see her alleged attacker walk free, igniting outrage across the deeply patriarchal country.


Region
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US forces set up a new base in Manbij, Syria. File picture: May 8

Syrian, Iraqi forces say US bombs military border positions, US denies

Syrian state media said on Monday that US-led coalition aircraft had...

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Drought-hit Iraq suspends farming of key crops

An unusually bad drought has forced Iraq to suspend the cultivation...

Yemen

Fears in Yemen after UN ceasefire efforts fizzle

Houthi rebels said the talks had failed, and the head of their...

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US-backed fighters drive out IS from eastern Syria bastion

A US-backed Kurdish-Arab alliance yesterday ousted the Islamic State...


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ICICI Bank names Bakhshi interim head as CEO Kochhar goes on leave

Bakhshi, CEO of ICICI Prudential Life, named bank COO from today; Kochhar to go on leave during probe over nepotism allegations; ICICI conducting independent probe after whistleblower complaint

EU

Europe markets falter as trade war fears deepen

World stock markets faltered yesterday as traders eyed looming trade wars and worried about EU rifts over migration.

CHINA

China tariffs on US oil will hit $1bn monthly business

China’s threat to impose duties on US oil imports will hit a business that has soared in the last two years, and which is now worth almost $1bn per month.

JAPAN

Japan exports accelerate in May

Japan’s exports rose in May at the fastest rate in four months thanks to increased shipments of cars, car parts, and semiconductor equipment, a sign that global demand is gaining strength.

BR

Britain’s FCA to probe impact of EU asset management rules

Britain’s regulator will launch an investigation into the impact of new European Union rules on the asset management industry after concerns were raised about how they affect the pricing of investment research and other issues.

BRO

Brokerages are said to seek tax easing for offshore India trades

Brokerages representing offshore investors are asking for more concessions to trade in India’s nascent international financial hub in Gujarat, according to people with knowledge of the matter.

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