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QIC Group senior deputy Group president...

Carnegie Mellon students meet president of Rwanda

Students from three of Carnegie Mellon University’s global campuses,...

Dreama launches its new orphan accommodation

The Orphan Care Centre (Dreama) recently opened its new accommodation...

Qatar urges human rights council to end blockade’s coercive measures

Qatar has stressed the importance of the role of the Human Rights...

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Fifty One East and Sony launch new RX0 II and A6400 in Qatar market

Fifty One East and Sony Middle East and Africa have introduced to...

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Getit Group’s retail mart and fulfilment centre opens

Getit Group launched its first retail mart and fulfilment centre on...


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The UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) carried out a fact-finding mission e

UN fears Myanmar rights abuses in Internet blackout

An Internet blackout in parts of Myanmar could be cover for “gross human rights violations” in an area where a brutal army crackdown has already forced hundreds of thousands of Rohingya to flee, a UN rights investigator has said.

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Ethiopia mourns murdered army chief after northern ‘coup’ bid

Ethiopian military and religious leaders yesterday condemned the assassinations of the army chief and other top officials at an emotional funeral service where Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed wept openly throughout.

Imran Khan

Govt and people must change: Imran Khan

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan said that Pakistan is at a “crossroads” and the government and the people will have to change themselves.


Region
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Palestine

Palestinians protest and strike over US peace plan

Thousands of Palestinians demonstrated yesterday throughout the...

Turkish writer and fiancee of the murdered Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi Hatice Cengiz attends a

Khashoggi fiancee Cengiz demands further UN investigations

The death of Saudi dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi warrants...

A shop owner puts a black flag in front of his closed shop during a strike called by local activists

Palestinian refugees say Trump cannot bury right of return

A US Middle East peace plan is stirring anger and apprehension in...

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Trump threatens attacks on Iran in retaliation for strikes

President Donald Trump on Tuesday threatened to attack Iran in...


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Oil tanker

Gulf oil shipments cost more than $500,000 to insure after ship attacks

The cost of insuring Middle East oil shipments is soaring as tensions mount in a region responsible for about a third of all seaborne petroleum.

Huawei

Huawei-US clash set to hit Mobile World Congress in Shanghai

The US blacklisting of Huawei Technologies Co and other top Chinese tech companies is making it trickier for some mobile industry professionals to get down to business.

TSE

Asian shares sink; gold prices hit fresh 6-yr high

Increasing concerns about a conflict between the United States and Iran hit Asian equity markets yesterday and sent gold prices to a fresh six-year high, jolting investor confidence days ahead of crucial trade talks between Donald Trump and Xi Jinping.

Hedge

Hedge funds join $20bn in options market bets on yen rally amid Fed dovish turn

Currency traders are betting in spades that the yen will re-visit levels last seen during this year’s flash move, as the Federal Reserve’s dovish turn upends the King Dollar trend.

EuroStock

Europe markets drop as investors rush to safety on US-Iran tensions

Rising tensions between the United States and Iran dampened the mood in equity markets yesterday as investors turned to safe havens such as the yen, bonds and gold, with the latter striking a near six-year high.

FedEx

FedEx sues US govt over shipment restrictions

American logistics giant FedEx sued the US government on Monday, saying Washington’s restrictions on exports and imports due to growing trade disputes and sanctions created an “impossible burden” for delivery firms.

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