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Brazil truckers strike enters sixth day

Brazil truckers strike enters sixth day

A truckers strike that has paralyzed Brazil entered its sixth day Saturday as government troops slowly cleared roads of barricades in a bid to break the impasse.

India splutters in anger after toilet water used for train tea

India splutters in anger after toilet water used for train tea

An Indian tea vendor caught on video taking water from a train toilet before selling his drinks to passengers has been fined amid heightened concern in India over food safety.

Van hits pedestrians in Toronto, driver in custody: police

Van hits pedestrians in Toronto, driver in custody: police

A white van struck multiple people at a major intersection in Toronto's northern suburbs on Monday and police have taken the driver into custody, police said on Twitter.

Police evacuate central Berlin to defuse World War II bomb

Police evacuate central Berlin to defuse World War II bomb

German rail operator Deutsche Bahn said it expected long-distance train transport at the central station to be disrupted from 10 am to 2 pm local time.

Mowasalat receives delegation from Higer bus company

Mowasalat receives delegation from Higer bus company

Mowasalat chairman Nasser bin Mohammed al-Malki and managing director and CEO Khaled Nasser al-Hail recently received and hosted a delegation from Higer Bus Company of China.

Qatar shares edge higher to extend rally to third day

Qatar shares edge higher to extend rally to third day

The Qatar Stock Exchange on Wednesday continued its bullish run, albeit slower, for the third day despite strong selling at the transport and insurance counters.

EU court backs France ban of Uber service without notifying Brussels

EU court backs France ban of Uber service without notifying Brussels

The EU's top court on Tuesday backed the right of member states like France to ban a service by ridesharing firm Uber without notifying Brussels, in a fresh setback to the US giant.

Runaway train rolls for miles in India without engine

Runaway train rolls for miles in India without engine

India's railway ministry said Sunday a ‘ghastly’ accident was narrowly avoided after 22 train coaches carrying some 1,000 passengers became detached from the engine and sped backwards for miles before being stopped.

Insurance, real estate and transport counters witness selling pressure on QSE

Insurance, real estate and transport counters witness selling pressure on QSE

Stronger selling pressure, especially in insurance, real estate and transport counters, was witnessed on the Qatar Stock Exchange, which remained above 8,700 levels on Wednesday.

Angry Istanbul taxi drivers seek to block Uber

Angry Istanbul taxi drivers seek to block Uber

An Istanbul court on Monday began hearing a case against Uber brought by the city's taxi drivers seeking to have the ride-hailing app blocked, as tensions mount in Turkey over its popularity.

Flying cab technology could be ready within decade: Porsche

Flying cab technology could be ready within decade: Porsche

Volkswagen's sports-car division is in the early stages of drawing up a blueprint of a flying taxi as it ponders new mobility solutions for congested urban areas, Porsche R&D chief Michael Steiner said at the Geneva auto show.

Qatar shares snap 5-day losing streak to settle near 8,700 points

Qatar shares snap 5-day losing streak to settle near 8,700 points

The Qatar Stock Exchange on Thursday reversed a five-day bearish spell to gain 77 points and settle near 8,700 points mainly on strong demand at the consumer goods, transport, industrials and real estate counters.