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Erdogan warns Turkey's partnership with US 'in jeopardy'

Erdogan warns Turkey's partnership with US 'in jeopardy'

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Turkey's partnership with the United States may be in jeopardy as ties strain, warning Ankara could start looking for new allies ...

Turkish lira plunges 14% on worries over economy, US row

Turkish lira plunges 14% on worries over economy, US row

The sell-off has deepened concern about exposure to Turkey, particularly whether over-leveraged companies will be able to pay back loans in euros and dollars.

Japanese PM on track for extended term despite rival's bid

Japanese PM on track for extended term despite rival's bid

Shigeru Ishiba, 61, announced his candidacy on Friday for a Liberal Democratic Party presidential election expected on September 20.

Swede dreams: Ikea makes big promises with first Indian store

Swede dreams: Ikea makes big promises with first Indian store

Ikea's boss promised Wednesday to meet the ‘needs, frustrations and dreams’ of local consumers with the Swedish firm's first Indian store, its second attempt to break into a vast but difficult market.

Qeeri launches consortium to promote solar technologies

Qeeri launches consortium to promote solar technologies

Researchers to test solar-based devices and systems within Qatar’s desert climate.

Zimbabweans vote in first election since Mugabe's removal

Zimbabweans vote in first election since Mugabe's removal

Zimbabweans voted on Monday in the first election since the removal of former president Robert Mugabe, a watershed moment they hope will rid the country of its pariah status and spark a recovery in its failed economy.

PM stresses key role of Civil Aviation Authority

PM stresses key role of Civil Aviation Authority

HE the Prime Minister and Interior Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa al-Thani visited on Sunday Qatar Civil Aviation Authority (QCAA).

Qatar 'capable of overcoming challenges of the blockade'

Qatar 'capable of overcoming challenges of the blockade'

The minister said that Qatar's economy is strong and cohesive and capable of overcoming the challenges of the blockade it is facing.

Dubai's recipe for economic success is getting stale

Dubai's recipe for economic success is getting stale

Nine years ago, Dubai needed a $20bn bailout from Abu Dhabi to escape a debt crisis caused by collapsing property prices.

Moody's strong rating shows strength of Qatar economy: QIIB

Moody's strong rating shows strength of Qatar economy: QIIB

The change of QIIB's outlook to "stable" is based on the operational environment flexibility in Qatar.

Merkel warns Trump against trade war over car tariffs threat

Merkel warns Trump against trade war over car tariffs threat

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday warned US President Donald Trump against unleashing an all-out trade war after he threatened to impose steep tariffs on cars from the European Union.

EU delivers stark warning to US over auto tariffs

EU delivers stark warning to US over auto tariffs

The EU has warned Washington that a threat to slap Europe with major auto tariffs could inflict serious damage to the US economy and would prompt strong retaliation.