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UK govt keeps ‘close eye’ on struggling firm Carillion

UK govt keeps ‘close eye’ on struggling firm Carillion

The British government is keeping a “very close eye” on construction and outsourcing group Carillion, a senior minister said yesterday, amid reports it could go into administration within days.

Standing by their host nation

Standing by their host nation

To many Nepalis, the ongoing blockade means it is their responsibility to stand by Qatar, the country that has helped them build their lives and careers.

Using religion to achieve political ends is deplorable

Using religion to achieve political ends is deplorable

Saudi Arabia’s attempt to use religious rites to serve its political interests is unacceptable and should not be tolerated.

Ducks’ power-play clicks in victory over Canucks 4-1

Ducks’ power-play clicks in victory over Canucks 4-1

The Anaheim Ducks can breath easy. Their four-game losing streak is over. And the power play finally broke out of its season-long slump in a massive way.

Chinese banks extend $166.5bn in new loans

Chinese banks extend $166.5bn in new loans

Chinese banks extended more credit than expected in August, buoyed by demand from home buyers and companies, but there are signs that credit growth may have reached a peak as tighter monetary conditions filter into the broader economy.

Finland releases 2 suspects in knife attack probe

Finland releases 2 suspects in knife attack probe

Finnish authorities on Tuesday said they had released two of the four suspects held in custody following this month's stabbing attack that killed two and wounded eight.

Jailed German nurse suspected of 84 further murders

Jailed German nurse suspected of 84 further murders

A former German nurse serving a life sentence for murdering patients is suspected of killing 84 further people by injecting them with heart medication, investigators said Monday.

FM receives message from Swaziland

FM receives message from Swaziland

HE the Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohamed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani has received a written message from the Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Co-operation of the Kingdom of Swaziland, Mgwagwa Gamedze, pertaining to bilateral relations and ways of enhancing them.

India finish off with 3-1 win over Turkmens

India finish off with 3-1 win over Turkmens

India finished off their Group C campaign in the AFC U-23 Championship qualifiers with an impressive 3-1 victory over Turkmenistan at the Al Sadd Club yesterday.

Toshiba mulls a Swiss IPO for Landis+Gyr by Sept

Toshiba mulls a Swiss IPO for Landis+Gyr by Sept

Toshiba Corp is considering an initial public offering in Switzerland for energy metering company Landis+Gyr AG by the end of September, raising much-needed cash to bankroll its turnaround.

Syrians refugees head home on foot for Eid

Syrians refugees head home on foot for Eid

Carrying suitcases, shopping bags and toddlers, thousands of refugees yesterday walked back home into Syria from Turkey ahead of the Eid festival that marks the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.

Chinese ‘grand champions’ of currency manipulation: Trump

Chinese ‘grand champions’ of currency manipulation: Trump

US President Donald Trump declared China the “grand champions” of currency manipulation on Thursday, just hours after his new Treasury secretary pledged a more methodical approach to analysing Beijing’s foreign exchange practices.