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Israeli PM lashes out at police as graft probe nears end

Israeli PM lashes out at police as graft probe nears end

Pressure has built on Benjamin Netanyahu as police investigating him in the long-running probe reportedly prepare to submit their recommendations to the attorney general next week.

Trade worries, dollar weigh on emerging stocks, forex

Trade worries, dollar weigh on emerging stocks, forex

Emerging stocks fell for a third day and many currencies were under pressure, weighed down by a stronger dollar and jitters over trade protectionism as markets digested the recent rally.

Media, telecom analysts see rally extending to 2018 on taxes and M&A

Media, telecom analysts see rally extending to 2018 on taxes and M&A

The US media and telecom had a mediocre year overall and underperformed the S&P 500, but both industries are finishing strong since November, benefiting from sector rotation to value from growth.

Syria's Khrbin named Asia's player of the year

Syria's Khrbin named Asia's player of the year

Syrian striker Omar Khrbin was awarded the Asian Football Confederation’s 2017 Player of the Year yesterday, after starring both for his club and for his war-ravaged country whose attempt to make the World Cup captured the hearts of the sporting world.

Halep, Wozniacki claim revenge wins

Halep, Wozniacki claim revenge wins

Simona Halep made a winning start to her WTA Finals campaign with an impressive 6-4, 6-2 victory over Frenchwoman Caroline Garcia yesterday, the Romanian surging clear in the second set to subdue her in-form opponent at the Singapore Indoor Stadium.

Trump uses Obamacare in bid to get wall deal

Trump uses Obamacare in bid to get wall deal

US President Donald Trump weighed in on congressional efforts to avoid a government shutdown, telling Democrats yesterday that Obamacare will die without a cash infusion the White House has offered in exchange for their agreement to fund his border wall.

Temperature touches 40C in parts of country

Temperature touches 40C in parts of country

The temperature has touched the 40C mark in parts of the country, weather charts show. Abu Samra and Karana, both in southern Qatar,

Lawmaker pushes for Duterte removal for ‘defeatist’ stance

Lawmaker pushes for Duterte removal for ‘defeatist’ stance

Alejano’s earlier motion against the president is still pending

Iraqi forces launch fresh push toward Mosul old city center

Iraqi forces launch fresh push toward Mosul old city center

US-backed Iraqi forces launched on Sunday a new push toward the Islamic State-held old city centre of Mosul, on the western bank of the Tigris river, an Iraqi military spokesman said.

Eight Africans held for pick-pocketing

Eight Africans held for pick-pocketing

The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) has arrested eight Africans for pick-pocketing, especially in crowded areas.

India, US in talks on F-16 jet factory

India, US in talks on F-16 jet factory

US defence company Lockheed Martin yesterday said that talks were taking place between the US and the Indian government over its offer of setting up a factory to produce F-16 fighter planes in India.

Indian court bars student doctors over cheating

Indian court bars student doctors over cheating

India's highest court Monday barred hundreds of students from becoming doctors after they were caught paying bribes and cheating on exams to gain admission into prestigious medical schools.