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Total deepens North Sea exposure with $7.5bn Maersk Oil deal

Total deepens North Sea exposure with $7.5bn Maersk Oil deal

Price tag higher than expected; Total deal was alternative to float of business; Maersk holds reserves around 1bn barrels

Man United aim to build on formidable start

Man United aim to build on formidable start

Anthony Martial has warned Manchester United not to get carried away by their impressive start to the Premier League season as the leaders head to Swansea today.

Big Oil dangles $19bn in investments for Norway tax breaks

Big Oil dangles $19bn in investments for Norway tax breaks

Norway’s oil industry says it has some major investments in store if the government can just come through with some tax incentives.

Guo scores 30 points to lead China past Qatar

Guo scores 30 points to lead China past Qatar

Ailun Guo had a dominant individual performance to lead China past Qatar 92-67 at the 2017 FIBA Asia Cup basketball tournament yesterday.

Pliskova reaches Rogers Cup quarters as Osaka retires

Pliskova reaches Rogers Cup quarters as Osaka retires

World number one Karolina Pliskova was dragged into a mighty battle before being granted a berth in the Rogers Cup quarter-finals when Japanese teenager Naomi Osaka retired with an abdominal injury on Thursday.

Trump praises new chief of staff for avoiding controversy

Trump praises new chief of staff for avoiding controversy

US President Donald Trump swore in his new chief of staff John Kelly, a retired Marine Corps general who he praised for averting controversy during his tenure overseeing border security issues at the Department of Homeland Security.

Shell shuts down Europe's largest refinery after fire

Shell shuts down Europe's largest refinery after fire

The British-Dutch oil giant Shell said it was shutting down Europe's biggest refinery after a pre-dawn fire broke out at a power station on the vast site on Sunday.

Gunmen attack Kenyan deputy president’s home

Gunmen attack Kenyan deputy president’s home

Unknown gunmen attacked the home of Kenya’s Deputy President William Ruto yesterday seriously injuring a policeman, less than two weeks before the country votes in high-stakes polls, two security sources said.

Gujarat Congress MLAs rest at Bengaluru resort

Gujarat Congress MLAs rest at Bengaluru resort

After losing six legislators, the Congress has kept 44 of its MLAs from Gujarat at a private resort near here, to prevent further poaching by the BJP ahead of the August 8 Rajya Sabha elections.

Qatar-Turkey defence ties reviewed

Qatar-Turkey defence ties reviewed

HE the Minister of State for Defence Dr Khalid bin Mohamed al-Attiyah yesterday met Turkey’s Defence Minister Nurettin Canikli in Doha yesterday.

On way to a new home

On way to a new home

Baladna Farm has released images of the second batch of Holstein cows being shipped to Qatar from Germany.

Mwani Qatar officials tour India's Mundra port

Mwani Qatar officials tour India's Mundra port

Qatar Ports Management Company (Mwani Qatar) CEO Captain Abdulla al-Khanji and an accompanying delegation have toured Mundra port in India to gain insight into the port's capabilities.