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Volvo Cars and Uber team up to develop autonomous driving

Doha Marketing Services Company (Domasco) has announced that Swedish...

Attorney General meets Turkish officials

Qatar’s Attorney General HE Dr Ali bin Fetais al-Marri held separate...

City Center Doha ‘maintains market-leading position’

Aamal Company has announced that City Center Doha is among Qatar’s...

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Porsche Spyder models recalled

The Ministry of Economy and Commerce, in collaboration with Al Boraq...

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Transport Minister meets ambassadors

HE the Minister of Transport and Communications Jassim Seif Ahmed...


Region
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Coalition air raids hit rebel-held province

Saudi-led coalition warplanes struck a home in Yemen’s rebel-held...

Yemen

Air strike kills 16 members of Yemeni imam's family

At least 16 members of the extended family of a Yemeni mosque imam...

A view shows a construction site in the West Bank Jewish settlement

Israel approves 284 new housing units in West Bank settlements

Israel approved on Wednesday 284 new housing units in Jewish...

Turkish soldiers on an armored personnel carrier drive toward Karkamis

Will hit Syrian Kurdish militia if its stays west of Euphrates: Turkey

Kurdish militia fighters in northern Syria will remain a target for...


International
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Myanmar State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi with President Htin Kyaw, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon

Ethnic peace talks seek to pave new direction for Myanmar

Peace talks between Myanmar’s government and warring ethnic minorities kicked off yesterday in a bid to end decades of conflict that have claimed thousands of lives and kept the country mired in poverty.

Pest control staff fumigate the drainage at Macpherson neighbourhood housing estate in Singapore yes

Pregnant woman in Singapore infected with Zika as cases soar

The number of confirmed Zika cases in Singapore surged past 100 late yesterday, including the first pregnant woman to be infected by the disease which can cause deformities in babies.

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Pakistan sisters make history flying Boeing-777 same time

Two Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) pilots made history by becoming the first pair of sisters in Pakistan to fly Boeing-777 airplanes at the same time, the media reported yesterday.


Business
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US sues to stop Deere from buying Precision Planting

The US Justice Department filed a lawsuit yesterday aimed at stopping Deere & Co from buying Monsanto Co’s Precision Planting farm equipment business.

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Deutsche Bank and Commerzbank said to hold tie-up talks

Top executives of Deutsche Bank and Commerzbank held talks on a potential combination of Germany’s two biggest banks earlier this month, a source familiar with the matter said yesterday.

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Apple to fight record EU tax bill of €13bn

Silicon Valley tech titan Apple will fight an EU demand for a record €13bn in back taxes in Ireland, a move Washington warned could damage transatlantic economic ties.

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Canada to apply to join $100bn AIIB

Canada will apply to join the China-backed Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), Ottawa’s finance department said yesterday, in a coup for Beijing after Washington had tried to dissuade US allies from signing up.

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India growth slows to 7.1% in Q1 of 2016-17 fiscal year

India’s economic growth slowed sharply in the first quarter of the 2016-17 financial year, official data showed yesterday, missing expectations but raising hopes of an interest rate cut.

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From big oil to big data: Inside Indian tycoon Ambani’s $20bn start-up

At the vast open-plan headquarters of Indian telecoms start-up Jio, billionaire oil tycoon Mukesh Ambani stands in short sleeves beneath a digital tracker that logs every new subscriber to his service.

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