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US upgrades its command centre at Al Udeid Air Base

With its wall-sized screens simultaneously showing America’s air wars...

Largest class of freshmen bring talent, ambition to NU-Q

As many as 95 freshmen have started their undergraduate careers at...

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Business avenues widen in Qatar after Saudi-led siege

Many industrialists and businessmen are setting up manufacturing...

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Saudi Arabia and UAE ‘tried to host’ Taliban first: report

Fighter-turned-mediator dismisses Saudi bloc’s criticism of Qatar for...


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Fans bid goodbye to Abdulredha

Despite scorching heat and summer-end high humidity, waves of...

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Israel demolishes home of Palestinian who stabbed 3 to death

Israeli forces on Wednesday demolished the home of a Palestinian who...

Turkish Chief of Staff General Hulusi Akar and his Iranian counterpart Major General Mohammad Baqeri

Iran's military chief in rare visit to Turkey for Syria talks

Turkish and Iranian military leaders held talks on Wednesday over...

Iraqi armoured units headed for the town of Tal Afar, the main remaining Islamic State (IS) group st

IS suicide bombers kill 7 Iraqi security personnel

Islamic State group suicide bombers killed seven members of Iraq's...


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Two Bangladeshis die taking flood selfies as crisis worsens

Two Bangladeshi teenagers have died taking selfies in raging floodwaters, officials said on Thursday, as the death toll from fresh monsoon downpours reached 56 with nearly five million affected.

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Merkel faces YouTubers’ questions in bid to canvass young voters

German Chancellor Angela Merkel yesterday took her campaign online, fielding questions from YouTube stars in live-streamed interviews aimed at young voters ahead of next month’s general election.

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Mostaque, Zia involved in Mujib’s killing: Hasina

Renewing her allegation that Khandaker Mostaque and Ziaur Rahman were involved in the conspiracy to kill the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman along with most of his family members, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday urged people to remain alert about those who want to push


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Ahlibank deposits programme gets P-2 and F1/A+ ratings

Ahli Bank (Ahlibank) has announced that it has established its $500mn Euro Commercial Papers and Certificates of Deposits Programme (the Programme).

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Origin looks to US shale for lessons after LNG write-downs

After amassing $1.2bn in write-downs on its first liquefied natural gas project, Origin Energy Ltd is looking to the US shale revolution for answers.

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CEO of Ryanair hits out at Air Berlin-Lufthansa deal

Ryanair sees any plans by Lufthansa to take over parts of insolvent rival Air Berlin as a “conspiracy” to halt the Irish carrier’s expansion, its chief executive told Reuters.

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Euro-area economic growth picks up pace as recovery spreads

The euro-area economy gathered pace in the second quarter as more nations joined the recovery.

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Carney’s promised rate hikes less convincing as inflation stalls in Britain

Add weaker inflation to the reasons why Mark Carney is having a tough job convincing investors to bring forward their bets on Bank of England interest-rate increases.

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Angry Birds CEO’s ‘games first’ plan pays off as sales rebound

The maker of Angry Birds mobile games is on the rebound, increasing sales at a rate topping 90% for a second straight quarter as the company prepares for a potential IPO.

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