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PM meets Somali ambassador

PM meets Somali ambassador

HE the Prime Minister and Interior Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa al-Thani yesterday met the outgoing ambassador of Somalia to Qatar Omar Sheikh Ali Idris.

IATA chief calls for 'restoration of air connectivity to Qatar' amid blockade

IATA chief calls for 'restoration of air connectivity to Qatar' amid blockade

International Air Transport Association (IATA) director general and CEO Alexandre de Juniac has again called for restoration of air connectivity to Qatar that has been impacted ...

Relaxation in GST rules is a Diwali gift, says PM

Relaxation in GST rules is a Diwali gift, says PM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi yesterday said the Diwali festival had come early because of the relaxation in GST rules that brought some relief to small and medium businesses.

Bangladesh’s Rubel denied entry to South Africa

Bangladesh’s Rubel denied entry to South Africa

Pace bowler Rubel Hossain was prevented from boarding a flight to South Africa with the Bangladesh tour squad after the airline claimed he did not have immigration clearance, officials said yesterday.

China bans new business units by North Korea

China bans new business units by North Korea

China’s commerce ministry has banned North Korean nationals from setting up new businesses in the country, enforcing recent UN sanctions as Washington urges Beijing to do more to curb its ally’s nuclear ambitions.

Federer steps into Wimbledon land of the giants

Federer steps into Wimbledon land of the giants

Roger Federer stands just two wins away from a record eighth Wimbledon title but faces a perilous trip through the land of the giants if he is to become the tournament’s oldest champion.

Rajoy called to testify in major graft trial

Rajoy called to testify in major graft trial

A court has summoned Mariano Rajoy to testify as a witness in a major graft trial, the first time in modern history that any Spanish prime minister has had to take the stand.

Bharti Airtel to buy Telenor’s India arm

Bharti Airtel to buy Telenor’s India arm

Indian telecom giant Bharti Airtel will buy the local operations of Norway’s Telenor, it said yesterday, as the ultra-competitive mobile market is shaken up by the country’s richest man.

Yemen rebel rocket kills policeman on Saudi border

Yemen rebel rocket kills policeman on Saudi border

Rocket fire by Yemeni rebels killed a policeman and wounded a civilian on the Saudi side of the border, the civil defence department said late on Wednesday.

Zidane seeks quick solution to Madrid collapse

Zidane seeks quick solution to Madrid collapse

Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane insists he is responsible for the European champions’ back-to-back defeats as they look to return to winning ways when Malaga visit the Santiago Bernabeu today.

US denies Israeli claims it is behind UN anti-settlement resolution

US denies Israeli claims it is behind UN anti-settlement resolution

The Obama administration has not been involved in crafting or promoting a UN resolution demanding an end to Israeli settlement building, a senior US official said on Friday, denying Israeli accusations the United States was behind the effort.

MEC organises workshop for employees on ‘family culture’

MEC organises workshop for employees on ‘family culture’

The Ministry of Economy and Commerce (MEC) held a workshop for its employees titled ‘Educational Affairs’ in collaboration with the Family Consulting Centre.