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Sympathy for Sweden after attack in Stockholm

Sympathy for Sweden after attack in Stockholm

International leaders united in sympathy and condemnation yesterday after a man ploughed a truck through a crowd into the front of a department store in central Stockholm.

Star Wars actress Carrie Fisher dies at 60

Star Wars actress Carrie Fisher dies at 60

Hollywood star Carrie Fisher -- best known for her portrayal of Princess Leia in the wildly popular Star Wars films -- died on Tuesday, days after suffering a heart attack on a transatlantic flight.

Cebu Pacific presents new products in Doha

Cebu Pacific presents new products in Doha

Cebu Pacific (CEB), the Philippines’ leading airline, has presented its new products in Doha as part of its 20-year anniversary celebration this year.

‘US LNG exports to Europe no match for Qatar supplies’

‘US LNG exports to Europe no match for Qatar supplies’

With the delivery on Tuesday of 27, 500m3 of the shale product ethane from the US to Scotland’s Grangemouth crude oil refinery, there has been a lot of comment in the UK media about the role of overseas gas suppliers to the UK.

Pakistan warns of 'water war' with India if treaty violated

Pakistan warns of 'water war' with India if treaty violated

Pakistan would treat it as "an act of war" if India revoked the Indus Water Treaty regulating river flows between the two nations, Pakistan's top foreign official said on Tuesday.

Heavy rain hits Nepal capital

Heavy rain hits Nepal capital

A motorbike rider crosses a flooded street in Kathmandu yesterday. Heavy rainfall has affected capital Kathmandu and many other cities in the country.

Reminder on road safety during Eid holidays

Reminder on road safety during Eid holidays

The Ministry of Interior (MoI) has stressed the need for motorists to follow traffic rules in order to prevent accidents during the Eid al-Adha holidays, when roads are expected to be crowded.

South Africa's ANC under fire four years after Marikana massacre

South Africa's ANC under fire four years after Marikana massacre

South African opposition parties on Tuesday slammed the ruling ANC for failing to deliver on its promises, four years after police killed 34 striking miners at Marikana in a massacre that shocked the world.

‘Few misled people harming Kashmir traditions’

‘Few misled people harming Kashmir traditions’

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said yesterday a handful of “misled people” are harming the great traditions of Kashmir and urged its youth to help make the state a “paradise”.

GST done, Modi has many more mountains to climb

GST done, Modi has many more mountains to climb

Big Bang! That’s what everyone who is someone with a nodding knowledge of economics had been asking Prime Minister Narendra Modi to ignite over the past two years. Modi’s Finance Minister Arun Jaitley had steadfastly held on to the idea that there is no such thing in financial management, that the ‘

Mashreq Qatar announces new head of Retail Banking

Mashreq Qatar announces new head of Retail Banking

Mashreq, one of the leading financial institutions in the GCC, has announced the appointment of Tooran Asif as the new head of Retail Banking in Qatar.