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Oil giants unlikely to share coal’s fate in the short term

Oil giants unlikely to share coal’s fate in the short term

The Norwegian sovereign wealth fund’s proposal to ditch its oil and gas shares, though hugely symbolic in the battle against climate change, is unlikely to cause a rush to the exit by major investors in the sector in the short term.

Entering someone’s house without permission

Entering someone’s house without permission

Question: What is the punishment for entering someone’s house without permission? I entered the out-house/majlis which was occupied by a foreigner who owed money to me and was hiding from repayment.

Metal recyclers gear up for electric cars

Metal recyclers gear up for electric cars

Recycling companies are honing processes to extract metals from old batteries more cheaply and efficiently so they can capitalise on an expected shortfall in materials such as cobalt and lithium when sales of electric cars take off.

Frailty tied to risk of complications with surgeries

Frailty tied to risk of complications with surgeries

Frail patients are more likely to have serious complications after elective outpatient surgery than people who are healthier and stronger, a recent study suggests.

Angela Merkel’s new Germany

Angela Merkel’s new Germany

German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s Christian Democratic Union (CDU) may have won a majority in September’s federal election, but that does not mean that the country’s future is clear.

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The balancing rocks of Zimbabwe

Could Brexit discord lead to rise of British Macron?

Could Brexit discord lead to rise of British Macron?

On 7 April 2016, Emmanuel Macron took to the stage in front of a few hundred people in his hometown of Amiens and proposed something that even he admitted “might seem a bit crazy here tonight”. He was starting a national political movement.

Qatari-Turkish ties: example of enduring strategic partnership

Qatari-Turkish ties: example of enduring strategic partnership

Qatar and Turkey opened a new chapter in their historic relations on Wednesday during the landmark visit of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to Doha which culminated in the signing of 14 agreements and memoranda of understanding in various fields.

China’s vision for the next 30 years

China’s vision for the next 30 years

Every five years, the Communist Party of China convenes a National Congress, where two key decisions are made:

Emir’s speech a cornerstone of the work ahead

Emir’s speech a cornerstone of the work ahead

The Cabinet has praised His Highness the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani’s speech at the opening of the Advisory Council’s 46th session for the vision of the country’s economic and developmental renaissance.

Rohingya: persecuted and forgotten

Rohingya: persecuted and forgotten

While the world is busy with great events, there are other events where many vulnerable people are lost, especially minorities. The Rohingyas are considered the most persecuted in the world today by continuous violations.

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