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Uber loses employment rights case in Britain

Uber loses employment rights case in Britain

The London employment tribunal rejected Uber's appeal against an October 2016 ruling in a case that is being closely watched for the wider implications for Britain's booming "gig economy".

Steps afoot to introduce minimum wage for workers

Steps afoot to introduce minimum wage for workers

This would be done by taking into account the adequacy of the wage level in providing for the basic needs of workers and enabling them to live at an appropriate humanitarian level, the minister explained.

Turkey’s central bank holds rates steady after inflation upswing

Turkey’s central bank holds rates steady after inflation upswing

Turkey’s central bank left interest rates unchanged yesterday after inflation rose, keeping monetary policy tight.

Doha Book Fair opens, attracts new participants

Doha Book Fair opens, attracts new participants

The growing interest of Qatar residents in reading is evident from a remarkable rise in the number of participants at this year's Doha International Book Fair which opened at the Doha Exhibition and Convention Centre on Wednesday.

Pakistan approves big salary increase for MPs

Pakistan approves big salary increase for MPs

Pakistan has approved a salary jump of nearly 2-1/2 times for its members of parliament, the information minister said, taking their pay to more than ten times the minimum wage.

Sultan Qaboos ‘in good health’

Sultan Qaboos ‘in good health’

Sultan Qaboos of Oman is in “good health”, the country’s foreign minister said yesterday, as rumours circulated that the 75-year-old monarch had been hospitalised.

Some Opec nations call for supply cuts as oil slumps

Some Opec nations call for supply cuts as oil slumps

Some Opec countries are calling for supply cuts after a drop in oil prices, but core Gulf members are betting winter demand will revive the market...

Pakistan will miss Ajmal, says T20 captain Afridi

Pakistan will miss Ajmal, says T20 captain Afridi

Pakistan’s Twenty20 captain Shahid Afridi admitted his team will miss suspended ace spinner Saeed Ajmal when they meet Australia in Dubai on Sunday.