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His Highness the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin...

FM: Qatar committed to resolving GCC crisis

HE the Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohamed bin...

Qatar’s annual development aid stands at $2bn, says minister

The share of assistance from Qatar has exceeded the official...

Grand maritime festival comes to an end at Katara

The Katara 7th Traditional Dhow Festival concluded yesterday...

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Over 400 volunteers undergo training for National Day celebrations

The National Day Organising Committee is conducting a training...

IN BRIEF

Emir sends greetings to Latvia president

His Highness the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani, His Highness...


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SYRIA

Syria troops retake most of last IS-held town

Syrian troops and allied fighters advanced yesterday to capture most...

GAZA

Gaza border opened for first time since unity deal

Egypt opened its largely sealed border with Gaza yesterday after a...

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France should not interfere in missile programme, says Iran

France should not interfere in Iran's missile programme, Ali Akbar...

Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri (3L), surrounded by security personel, speaks on the phone as he

Hariri tells Lebanese president will be in Lebanon Wednesday

Saad al-Hariri, who resigned as Lebanon's prime minister this month...


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New leader named for Macron’s party

Emmanuel Macron’s party named a new leader yesterday as the French president faces the first rebellious grumblings in the 19-month-old movement that swept him to power.

CATALAN

Catalan leaders get pride of place in poll lists

Imprisoned and exiled figures from Catalonia’s separatist movement feature prominently in party lists unveiled by the region’s pro-independence factions, ahead of elections called for December 21.

CLIMATE

Climate talks struggle to stay relevant

There was a telling moment at the 23rd edition of UN climate talks that underscored both the life-and-death stakes in the fight against global warming, and how hard it is for this belaboured forum to rise to the challenge.


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Qatar’s economic development ‘impressive’: German minister

Germany wishes to see more Qatari investments in the country, said German Minister of Economy and Finance, Brigitte Zebrais.

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China’s Geely targets Russian market with new Belarus plant

A joint venture between Belarus and Chinese carmaker Geely on Friday unveiled a plant producing Belarussian-made vehicles, targeting the Russian market.

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Bank loans to private sector jump 20.83% in Pakistan

Banks’ outstanding loans to private sector businesses amounted to Rs3.984tn at the end of October, 2017, which was 20.83% up from the same period a year ago, the central bank of Pakistan’s data showed yesterday.

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China home price growth picks up pace in October

China’s new home prices rose at a slightly faster pace in October after gains had held steady the previous month, as prices remained resilient in the face of falling sales and a tighter liquidity environment.

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Diageo sues Vijay Mallya over $40mn payment

Weeks before a London extradition hearing, Indian tycoon Vijay Mallya faces a second legal battle after Diageo Plc sued to recover a $40mn payment made when he was ousted from United Spirits Ltd last year.

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Mannai Corp to avail of Commercial Bank’s online trade portal

Commercial Bank’s Transaction Banking Department has partnered with Mannai Corporation by implementing the bank’s Corporate Trade Portal.

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