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Opec seen unlikely to agree official output increase in Algeria meeting

Opec seen unlikely to agree official output increase in Algeria meeting

Opec and its allies are unlikely to agree an official increase in crude output when they meet in Algeria this weekend, although pressure is mounting on top producers to prevent a spike in oil prices ahead of new US sanctions on Iran, Opec sources said.
9/21/2018 12:42:47 AM
Emirates said to be exploring takeover of struggling Etihad

Emirates said to be exploring takeover of struggling Etihad

Dubai carrier would take over bulk of its neighbour’s business; both airlines deny any talks underway; Gulf airlines seeking to adapt following hit to profits
9/21/2018 12:42:07 AM
Turkey slashes growth forecasts to boost investor confidence

Turkey slashes growth forecasts to boost investor confidence

Turkey sharply cut its growth forecasts for this year and next yesterday, but disappointed investors who had hoped for a plan to help banks and a deeper reduction in the estimates to reflect the fragile state of the economy.
9/21/2018 12:38:05 AM
Qatar jumps four spots in FIFA rankings

Qatar jumps four spots in FIFA rankings

Qatar has moved four spots to 94 in FIFA world rankings, according to the world governing body. Belgium has climbed to the top of the FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking
9/21/2018 12:37:58 AM
Four children die in Dutch rail collision

Four children die in Dutch rail collision

Four young children from a Dutch daycare centre were killed yesterday when a train smashed into their electric cart at a crossing, in an accident described as the “worst nightmare of any parent”.
9/21/2018 12:35:30 AM
Can Trump win if he escalates his trade war with China?

Can Trump win if he escalates his trade war with China?

US President Donald Trump is threatening to intensify an ongoing trade war by rolling out tariffs on $267bn worth of Chinese exports to the US, on top of the $200bn worth that he could soon hit with duties.
9/21/2018 12:34:41 AM
French officers seize Eiffel Towers in raid

French officers seize Eiffel Towers in raid

French police have seized 20 tonnes of miniature Eiffel Towers in a crackdown on the illegal souvenir trade in Paris.
9/21/2018 12:34:10 AM
Trump trade war escalation puts US energy in crosshairs

Trump trade war escalation puts US energy in crosshairs

China, world’s biggest gas buyer, has threatened US supplies; US LNG may be included in next round of retaliatory duties
9/21/2018 12:32:58 AM
Accused of plagiarism, Spain prime minister recognises ‘error’ in book

Accused of plagiarism, Spain prime minister recognises ‘error’ in book

Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez has acknowledged an “error” in a book of his which reportedly reproduces parts of a diplomat’s speech without referencing him, just a week after being accused of plagiarising his thesis.
9/21/2018 12:32:23 AM
France’s Le Pen ordered to undergo psychiatric tests

France’s Le Pen ordered to undergo psychiatric tests

French far-right leader Marine Le Pen expressed outrage yesterday after being ordered to undergo psychiatric tests for tweeting pictures of atrocities committed by the Islamic State (IS) group.
9/21/2018 12:30:55 AM
Egypt commemorates the rescue of ancient monuments

Egypt commemorates the rescue of ancient monuments

One of the world’s biggest archaeological rescue operations was successfully concluded 50 years ago after a massive ancient Egyptian temple complex was dismantled and hoisted to higher ground to prevent its flooding by the damming of the Nile River.
9/21/2018 12:29:44 AM
Meituan shares climb 5% on debut in HK

Meituan shares climb 5% on debut in HK

Meituan Dianping rose 5% on debut in Hong Kong yesterday, valuing the Chinese online food delivery-to-ticketing services firm at about $55bn and sending a positive signal to companies lining up to list in the financial hub.
9/21/2018 12:28:49 AM
Amir receives message from Peru

Amir receives message from Peru

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani yesterday received a written message from the President of the Republic of Peru, Martin Vizcarra, pertaining to the bilateral relations and the means to boost and develop them.
9/21/2018 12:28:17 AM
It is not all Fed: Domestic debt risks may spur Asia rate hikes

It is not all Fed: Domestic debt risks may spur Asia rate hikes

Some Asian economies running large external surpluses, including Thailand and South Korea, might be forced to tighten monetary policy soon as high household debt pose a bigger financial risk than the US Federal Reserve’s steady pace of rate hikes.
9/21/2018 12:27:32 AM
Extremists murder 9 villagers in Nigeria

Extremists murder 9 villagers in Nigeria

Nine people were killed and nine others injured when Boko Haram fighters raided two villages in northeast Nigeria, the civilian militia said yesterday.
9/21/2018 12:26:06 AM
Russian athletes to return as WADA lifts doping ban

Russian athletes to return as WADA lifts doping ban

WADA would be given access to former Moscow laboratory data and samples
9/21/2018 12:24:00 AM
Yoghurt may contain more sugar than soft drinks

Yoghurt may contain more sugar than soft drinks

Some supermarket yoghurts may contain more sugar than soft drinks despite being regarded as “healthy”, a new study has warned.
9/21/2018 12:22:33 AM
DFI to host practical labs on sound editing, mixing

DFI to host practical labs on sound editing, mixing

Film aspirants in Qatar will have the opportunity to take part in Doha Film Institute’s (DFI) practical labs on sound editing and sound mixing in October, with applications due online by September 24.
9/21/2018 12:22:10 AM
Birthday boy Rashid stars as Afghanistan upset Bangladesh

Birthday boy Rashid stars as Afghanistan upset Bangladesh

Talented spinner Rashid Khan celebrated his 20th birthday by scoring a half century and taking two wickets as Afghanistan upset Bangladesh by 136 runs in the Asia Cup yesterday.
9/21/2018 12:21:40 AM
Do democrats have a better strategy now?

Do democrats have a better strategy now?

On November 8, 2016 Donald Trump won the US presidency. But it was also the day the Democratic party went awol.
9/21/2018 12:21:32 AM
Katara honours graduates of traditional handicrafts programme

Katara honours graduates of traditional handicrafts programme

Katara – the Cultural Village Foundation has honoured graduates of the traditional handicrafts programme organised by Katara between December 2017 and April this year.
9/21/2018 12:21:08 AM
INS Mumbai concludes Qatar visit

INS Mumbai concludes Qatar visit

Indian Naval Ship (INS) Mumbai sailed out of Hamad Port yesterday morning after completing a successful three-day visit to Doha, the embassy said in a statement.
9/21/2018 12:19:31 AM
China on a roll; two Pakistan teams in semis

China on a roll; two Pakistan teams in semis

Despite a resolute performance in the doubles frame, the campaign of Qatar 1’s Ahmed Saif and Ali al-Obaidli came to a halt at the quarter-finals stage of the Asian Team Snooker Championship yesterday.
9/21/2018 12:19:29 AM
‘European Day of Languages in Qatar’ to celebrate diversity

‘European Day of Languages in Qatar’ to celebrate diversity

The third edition of the ‘European Day of Languages in Qatar’ will celebrate culture and linguistic diversity of Europe on September 26 at the French Institute in Qatar.
9/21/2018 12:18:24 AM
China diesel demand gathering momentum

China diesel demand gathering momentum

China’s diesel demand will grow at its fastest in at least five years as a pick-up in diesel-intensive sectors in the world’s second-biggest economy coincides with lower output from domestic refineries, several sources and analysts said.
9/21/2018 12:18:24 AM
Chinese officials shrug off trade war ‘obstacles’

Chinese officials shrug off trade war ‘obstacles’

Chinese officials are shrugging off warnings that the trade spat with the United States could slash the country’s economic growth, with state-run media saying Beijing can “outlast” the tariffs war.
9/21/2018 12:17:42 AM
Greece’s man in the migrant morgue

Greece’s man in the migrant morgue

Pavlos Pavlidis has spent nearly two decades examining and identifying the bodies of migrants and asylum seekers who have died attempting one of the least known but deadliest routes into Europe.
9/21/2018 12:17:40 AM
2008 - 2018  – 10 years that changed world

2008 - 2018 – 10 years that changed world

A decade ago, in September 2008, the world entered a deep financial crisis, which brought the global economy to the brink of a collapse.
9/21/2018 12:16:39 AM
Amnesty accuses Caracas of executing thousands

Amnesty accuses Caracas of executing thousands

Amnesty International yesterday accused Venezuela’s security forces of thousands of extrajudicial executions targeting mainly poor young men.
9/21/2018 12:12:53 AM
Drug suspect arrested

Drug suspect arrested

Nestor Baez Alvarenga, wanted in Brazil for suspected drug trafficking and money laundering, is escorted by a Paraguay police official after being arrested at his house in Asuncion yesterday.
9/21/2018 12:11:52 AM
Eight run over by truck

Eight run over by truck

Eight people died and 14 others were injured in an accident between the municipalities of Guaduas and Puerto Salgar
9/21/2018 12:10:01 AM
Ferreira and Rodolfo in stern test of tactics at Qatar Clasico

Ferreira and Rodolfo in stern test of tactics at Qatar Clasico

The battle lines have been drawn for the Qatar Clasico between Al Sadd and Al Rayyan. The high-profile game is a grand fiesta on and off the pitch.
9/21/2018 12:09:52 AM