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Meet mulls dispute settlement mechanism

The Ministry of Economy and Commerce yesterday concluded a workshop...

Voluntary Centre set to organise summer camp

The Qatar Voluntary Center will organise a summer programme starting...

Mercury to be at farthest point from sun on Friday

Mercury will reach Aphelion point, which is the farthest point in its...

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Al Manaseer Intersection to get temporary roundabout

The diversion, which is being done in coordination with the General...

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MEC shuts shop for selling counterfeit products

The ministry said it issued the decision to close the company, after...


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Anger against Ortega rises as anniversary marked

Nicaragua yesterday marked the anniversary of its leftwing Sandinista revolution victory 39 years ago — but the commemorations were overshadowed by President Daniel Ortega’s deadly crackdown on opponents calling for his ouster.

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Six held for alleged rape of Russian tourist

Police were holding six men yesterday after a Russian tourist was allegedly drugged and gang-raped in a popular tourist town in Tamil Nadu, officials said.

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TDP seeks Kejriwal’s support for no-trust vote

A delegation of Telugu Desam Party (TDP) leaders yesterday sought support from Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal for a no-confidence motion it has tabled in the Lok Sabha against Prime Minister Narendra Modi.


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Desperate for jobs

Iraqi protesters hand over job requests to government employees in...

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Israeli air strike kills Hamas man in Gaza

Hamas sources said the casualties were security men working at an...

Rebels from Hayat Tahrir al-Sham are seen yesterday near ambulances and buses outside the villages o

Evacuation of two pro-Assad Syrian villages complete

The evacuation of thousands of people from two loyalist Syrian...

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Buses to evacuate thousands from 2 Syrian villages

More than 100 buses arrived yesterday to evacuate thousands of people...


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Al Khaliji reports 5% increase in H1 net profit to QR335mn

Growing operating income and effective cost management helped new generation lender Al Khaliji report a 5% year-on-year increase in net profit to QR335mn in the first six months of this year.

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Opec+ pushes on with supply boost, yet split on quotas

Opec and its allies are raising output to keep world markets adequately supplied, yet remain divided on how much each country should produce.

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Ex-Euribor traders get jail terms for rate-rigging plot

Two former traders, including a one-time star employee at Deutsche Bank, were handed jail terms totalling more than 13 years by a London court yesterday for plotting to rig global interest rates.

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Japan exports to US fall; business mood sours

Japan’s exports to the United States fell for the first time in 17 months and Japanese business sentiment soured amid worries about US President Donald Trump’s protectionist trade policies.

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SoftBank’s Son says Japan is ‘stupid’ to disallow ride-sharing

SoftBank Group Corp chief executive Masayoshi Son blasted Japan yesterday for not allowing ride-sharing services, calling it “stupid” and saying the country was lagging overseas rivals in areas such as artificial intelligence (AI).

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India growth story intact; GDP to grow 7.5%: Ficci

Despite short-term challenges India’s economic growth story remains intact and the country’s GDP is expected to grow around 7.5% in the current financial year, industry body Ficci said yesterday.

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