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Amir: Dialogue bridges gap between adversaries

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani inaugurated...

Amir holds meetings on sidelines of Doha Forum

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani yesterday met...

80 winners of QNB campaign get 60,000 Life Rewards points

QNB has announced the names of 80 winners of a draw held as part of a...

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BMW 8 Series Coupe redefines the sports car

Alfardan Automobiles, the official importer of BMW Group in Qatar,...

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Honda ‘ensures fuel efficiency as top priority’

Honda, a popular motoring brand in Qatar exclusively distributed by...


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Nations agree rule book for Paris climate treaty

Nations dragged a deal over the line yesterday to implement the landmark 2015 Paris climate treaty after marathon UN talks that failed to match the ambition that the world’s most vulnerable countries need to avert dangerous global warming.

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‘Yellow vest’ protesters rally for fifth Saturday

Thousands of protesters took to the streets of French cities yesterday in the fifth weekend of demonstrations against Emmanuel Macron’s government, ignoring calls to hold off after a gun attack in Strasbourg this week

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Ukraine establishes church independent from Russia

A historic council of Orthodox bishops in Kyiv has created a new Ukrainian church independent from Russia, President Petro Poroshenko announced yesterday.


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Rebels hail Yemen ceasefire accord a ‘success’, despite skirmishes

Houthi rebels yesterday hailed a ceasefire accord for a vital Yemeni...

flag of  Syrian Democratic Forces flying atop a building in Hajin.

US-backed Syrian forces close to seizing town from Islamic State

The US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces will soon seize the town of...

Cargo ship "Noka" is seen moored following an operation of the Hellenic Coast Guard

Greece seizes big drugs haul from Syrian freighter sailing for Libya

Greece has seized drugs worth more than 100 million euros ($113...

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Yemen rivals agree on Hodeida truce

UN chief Antonio Guterres announced yesterday a series of...


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Saudi politics, oil and proxy wars: Mideast market risks in 2019

The list of potential pitfalls for Middle East investors next year is long. With oil in a bear market, pressure on energy exporters is mounting. Saudi Arabia’s global standing is being questioned and Washington has turned its back on Iran, opening the way for increased Russian influence.

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Saudi is said to target US with sharp oil exports cut

After flooding the US market in recent months, Saudi Arabia plans to slash exports to the world’s largest oil market in the coming weeks in an effort to dampen visible build-ups in crude inventories.

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Thyssenkrupp fills key management posts

Thyssenkrupp moved on Friday to fill key management positions, preparing for the spin off its capital goods business after a tumultuous year that saw the resignation of the conglomerate’s top leadership.

Traders

Wall Street investors look to Fed outlook to spark stock rally

Investors are eager for a touch of Christmas cheer from the US Federal Reserve next week, hoping for signs the central bank may ease up on interest rate hikes next year and spark a Santa Claus rally.

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Draghi’s $3tn QE bet isn’t a winner as economy wavers

Mario Draghi chose a curious time to end the European Central Bank’s flagship stimulus programme.

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Recession signs hard to miss if stock message taken seriously

Prices bounce around, emotion obscures logic, signals appear and vanish. The reasons for treating equities as a poor barometer for the economy are many. Right now, that might be for the best.

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