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Qatar’s beIN Media Group yesterday...

Emir condoles with Italian president

HH the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani, in a telephone...

Souq Waqif pet shops a big draw for young and old

Doha residents, Gayle Soriano and Carla Lacson had never owned pets...

Shows, rides and games delight visitors at Qatar summer festival

My Little Pony show, a new addition to a wide range of entertainment...

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Qatar-Netherlands ties discussed

HE the Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Mohamed bin Abdulrahman...

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Qatar condemns Turkey bombing

Qatar expressed its condemnation and denunciation of the bombing...


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Syrian group says Turkey targets village in air strikes

Turkish warplanes struck civilian homes and positions held by a group...

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Turkey sends more tanks into Syria after IS-held town capture

Turkey on Saturday sent six more tanks into Syria as pro-Ankara...

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Tears as town evacuation starts in symbol of Syria revolt

Syrian rebels and civilians, many in tears, began yesterday...

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Israeli soldiers shoot dead unarmed Palestinian man

Israeli media reports say no weapons found on man’s body; Military...


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Australian teen completes record around-the-world flight

An Australian teenager has become the youngest person to fly solo around the world in a single-engine aircraft.

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Vatican says it has high hopes of better ties with China

The Vatican is hopeful it can improve ties with China after decades of tension, the Roman Catholic Church's highest-ranking diplomat said on Saturday ...

Italy's President Sergio Mattarella (R) attends a funeral service for victims of the earthquake

Italy weeps for earthquake dead

Italy held a tear-drenched funeral Saturday for dozens of its earthquake victims as the country observed a day of mourning over a disaster that killed nearly 300 people.


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Yellen says case for interest rate hike has strengthened

The case for a US interest rate hike has strengthened in recent months because of improvements in the labour market and expectations for solid economic growth, Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen said yesterday.

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Under incoming India’s central bank boss expect less chat, unified message

When Urjit Patel became head of the Reserve Bank of India’s monetary policy department three years ago, the to and fro of bankers and traders meeting officials for cosy, broad-ranging discussions abruptly ended.

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Japan housing market rare bright spot amid stalling GDP growth

Japan’s housing market is likely to moderate after investment grew at its fastest in five years in April-June, but the benefits to consumer spending and employment could continue into next year due to the Bank of Japan’s negative interest rates.

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Declining inventories curb Q2 growth in US

US economic growth was a bit more sluggish than initially thought in the second quarter as businesses aggressively ran down stocks of unsold goods, offsetting a spurt in consumer spending.

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Tata Motors first-quarter net profit sinks 57% post-Brexit

Foreign exchange losses after Britain’s decision to leave the European Union and higher expenses offset strong sales growth at India’s Tata Motors, more than halving its net profit in the April-June quarter.

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South Korea’s 50-year bonds show investors want mature debt

South Korea’s first-ever sale of 50-year bonds is drawing investor interest from Edinburgh to Tokyo, driven by tumbling global yields and ageing populations.

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