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Barcelona travel to Madrid amid Catalan crisis

Barcelona travel to Madrid amid Catalan crisis

The biggest game of the La Liga season so far is shrouded in political tension as Barcelona visit Atletico Madrid today in their first trip to the Spanish capital since a Catalan independence referendum marred by violence.

Qatar’s Julio and Tijan triumph at Osaka Open

Qatar’s Julio and Tijan triumph at Osaka Open

Qatar’s Julio Donascimento and Ahmed Tijan emerged champions at the AVC Beach Volleyball Tour Grand Front Osaka Open.

Argentina’s markets are gaining momentum with $3.5bn ready to go public

Argentina’s markets are gaining momentum with $3.5bn ready to go public

Argentina’s equity markets are gaining momentum, with $3.5bn ready to go public as some of the country’s largest companies look to raise capital for the first time.

Amazon, McDonald’s tax cases said nearing an end in EU push

Amazon, McDonald’s tax cases said nearing an end in EU push

A year after Apple was ordered to pay an eye-watering €13bn ($15.3bn) in back taxes, ending sweetheart deals is back at the top of the European Union’s “to do” list.

IAEA appreciates Qatar’s contribution

IAEA appreciates Qatar’s contribution

Director-General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Yukiya Amano expressed his deep appreciation for the contribution of Qatar and other member states to fund the renovation of the IAEA laboratories at a cost of €30mn.

Risk of crude oil correction looms as US exports spike

Risk of crude oil correction looms as US exports spike

The month of September yielded no return for the Bloomberg Commodity index. However, behind its flat performance we saw a continued recovery in the energy sector being offset by losses in precious and industrial metals.

Merkel vows to win voters back

Merkel vows to win voters back

Chancellor Angela Merkel said yesterday that she would talk with all mainstream parties about trying to form a “good, stable” government after Germany’s watershed election, and vowed to try to win back voters who supported an upstart nationalist force.

Qatar Ecuador bilateral ties remain strong: envoy

Qatar Ecuador bilateral ties remain strong: envoy

Bilateral ties between Ecuador and Qatar have remained “very good and strong” in various fields of co-operation, particularly in trade, outgoing Ecuador ambassador Kabalan Abisaab has said.

Qatar’s industrial real estate sector expected to “excel” in the next few years: ValuStrat

Qatar’s industrial real estate sector expected to “excel” in the next few years: ValuStrat

Qatar’s industrial real estate sector is expected to “excel” in the next few years as the majority of world cup related projects will be nearing completion, increasing the urgency to source materials on time ...

Kenya election rerun turns acrimonious

Kenya election rerun turns acrimonious

Doubts are growing over Kenya’s ability to hold a rerun of its presidential election in just one month as key players remain unable to agree on how to conduct a credible vote, analysts say.

HMC educates families about caring for stroke patients

HMC educates families about caring for stroke patients

A multidisciplinary group of educators from Hamad Medical Corporation’s Home Healthcare Service (HCCS) recently hosted a workshop for family members who care for patients who have experienced a stroke.

EM capital flows ‘rebound’ in first eight months of ’17: QNB

EM capital flows ‘rebound’ in first eight months of ’17: QNB

Emerging market (EM) capital flows have rebounded strongly in the first eight months of 2017 after a long downturn, QNB has said in an economic commentary.