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Trump faces off with Democrats on impending govt shutdown

Trump faces off with Democrats on impending govt shutdown

President Donald Trump will face off with Democratic leaders of Congress today in a high-stakes White House meeting intended to bridge differences over a spending bill and prevent a government shutdown.

Former clergyman faces US extradition on abuse charges

Former clergyman faces US extradition on abuse charges

A Filipino ex-priest is facing extradition to the US for allegedly sexually abusing minors there in the 1990s, authorities said yesterday.

Britain’s road to perdition

Britain’s road to perdition

Come 2021, the UK will still be hurtling toward a “cliff edge”: a full break from Europe, with no alternative arrangement in place to cushion the blow

Centrepoint creates Ramadan collection

Centrepoint creates Ramadan collection

Leading fashion retailer Centrepoint has created a special Ramadan collection keeping in mind the needs of the region’s customers.

Qatar-UK business forum to promote bilateral ties

Qatar-UK business forum to promote bilateral ties

The ‘Qatar-UK Business and Investment Forum’ which will be held in London and Birmingham presents an opportunity to inject more Qatari investments into Britain, particularly Birmingham

Japan Post Bank returning to US bonds: CIO

Japan Post Bank returning to US bonds: CIO

Japan Post Bank is slowly returning to the US bond market after yields spiked following the US election, although the bank sees yields rising further later this year, its chief investment officer said yesterday.

Suicide bomber kills 7, wounds 20 in Afghan provincial capital

Suicide bomber kills 7, wounds 20 in Afghan provincial capital

A suicide bomber killed seven people and wounded 20 others outside a bank in the capital city of Afghanistan's Helmand province on Saturday, the governor's office said on Saturday.

Bachar Houli Academy athletes complete camp at Aspire Academy

Bachar Houli Academy athletes complete camp at Aspire Academy

A team of six coaches and seven athletes from Australia’s Bachar Houli Academy have completed a week-long training camp at Aspire Academy

Outgoing chief thanks govt for giving army a free hand

Outgoing chief thanks govt for giving army a free hand

Outgoing army chief General Dalbir Singh yesterday said he had promised “more than adequate, immediate and intense” response to any action, and the Indian Army had delivered on it during the two-and-a-half years he was at the helm.

England selectors have some juggling to do

England selectors have some juggling to do

For the management, at least, the rest between Tests has been interrupted. A one-day squad for the three ODIs and three T20s against India in January will be announced today. So there have been some conference calls in between the R and R.

Brexit may take decade, so give the pound a rest: Investors

Brexit may take decade, so give the pound a rest: Investors

Two of Scotland’s biggest fund management firms have a message for the currency market: it’s time to give the pound a break.

Court hears Zuma bid to block corruption report

Court hears Zuma bid to block corruption report

A South African court was yesterday hearing a bid by President Jacob Zuma to block the publication of a potentially explosive report that probed his ties with a controversial and powerful Indian business family.