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Olympic flame stops in Seoul on journey to Pyeongchang

Olympic flame stops in Seoul on journey to Pyeongchang

Cheering crowds welcomed the Olympic flame to a freezing Seoul on Saturday, where the torch will be paraded for four days before making its way to Pyeongchang for the start of the Winter Games.

Trump steps up efforts to check China influence surge in Latin America

Trump steps up efforts to check China influence surge in Latin America

The Trump administration is pushing back against China’s efforts to boost its economic ties with Latin America, as the rivalry intensifies between the world’s two largest economies.

Don’t extinguish migrants’ hopes, says Pope Francis

Don’t extinguish migrants’ hopes, says Pope Francis

Pope Francis has described migrants and refugees as the world’s “weakest and most needy”, using his traditional New Year’s address to “give voice” to people that he has urged leaders to do more to help.

Qatar Airways continues to fly high; HIA targets 50mn passengers a year

Qatar Airways continues to fly high; HIA targets 50mn passengers a year

Qatar Airways continues to fly high, piloted by its expansion plans despite the illegal blockade on the country by four Arab nations; With its target of serving more than 50mn passengers a year ...

Aurelius and Windstream’s game of default chess to be probed

Aurelius and Windstream’s game of default chess to be probed

Aurelius Capital Management’s single-handed attempt to drag Windstream Holdings kicking and screaming into default will be scrutinised through legal probes on both sides,...

Istanbul changes street names 'to remove Gulen links'

Istanbul changes street names 'to remove Gulen links'

Turkey's largest city Istanbul has resolved to change the names of almost 200 streets in a mass renaming campaign, largely to remove any association with the alleged mastermind ...

Govt probes foreign links in crackdown on banking fraud

Govt probes foreign links in crackdown on banking fraud

Pakistani authorities are investigating how identity thieves collaborated with hackers in Europe and South East Asia to steal millions of rupees from thousands of bank accounts.

Pakistan loosens grip on rupee as economic pressures persist

Pakistan loosens grip on rupee as economic pressures persist

Pakistan’s central bank allowed the rupee to decline on Friday as it bowed to persistent economic pressure, including widening deficits and declining foreign-exchange reserves.

QIB grants 18,000 reward points to customers to mark National Day

QIB grants 18,000 reward points to customers to mark National Day

In celebration of Qatar National Day (QND), Qatar Islamic Bank (QIB) is rewarding its customers 18,000 QIB reward points upon subscription to a wide range of financial services.

QDB launches 6th edition of Al Fikra National Business Competition

QDB launches 6th edition of Al Fikra National Business Competition

Qatar Development Bank (QDB) has launched the sixth edition of its National Business Competition, ‘Al Fikra’, during a press conference yesterday held in the presence of Ooredoo and Sasol...

Hariri rescinds shock resignation

Hariri rescinds shock resignation

Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri said yesterday that he had withdrawn his resignation, a month after his shock announcement that he was quitting sparked political upheaval.

Shedding light on autism

Shedding light on autism

By risking an answer to your excellent question, I’m likely to make a lot of people upset with me, but I long stopped worrying about that, so here goes: