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Hemya diet centre opens doors at Al Ahli Hospital

Al Ahli Hospital has launched Hemya, a centre offering a unique diet...

Defensive driving course conducted

The Qatar Transportation and Traffic Safety Center (QTTSC) at Qatar...

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Classic cars are among the attractions at Qatar Motor Show 2018 at...

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FM reviews Syrian situation

HE the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh...

PM, S Korean minister review ties

PM, S Korean minister review ties

HE the Prime Minister and Interior Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin...


International
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Tanzanian businessman Mohammed Dewji at his office in Dar es Salaam

Tanzanian police say driver identified in billionaire kidnapping

Tanzanian police said Friday they had identified the driver of a vehicle used in the kidnapping of Tanzanian billionaire Mohammed Dewji, who was snatched over a week ago.

GULF TIMES

Putin says globalisation to blame for Crimea college mass shooting

Russian President Vladimir Putin has blamed a mass shooting at a college in Crimea on globalisation, saying that a problem that began in the United States had spread around the world through online communities on the Internet.

GULF TIMES

Trump threatens to send in troops to the border

President Donald Trump has threatened to call up the military and close the US-Mexican border against an “onslaught” of migrants, stepping up anti-immigrant rhetoric ahead of congressional elections.


Region
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Smoke billows following an Israeli air strike around the southern Gaza Strip city of Rafah

Hamas promises investigation into Gaza rocket fire

Gaza’s rulers Hamas yesterday pledged to launch an investigation into...

Putin

Putin says Islamic State has seized 700 hostages in Syria

President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday that Islamic State (IS)...

The former head of security for the Palestinian Authority Mohammed Dahlan (left) and Spear Operation

UAE hired American mercenaries to kill targets in Yemen: report

American mercenaries were hired by the UAE to assassinate political...

Turkish forensic police officers arrive at the Saudi Consulate for a second investigation in Istanbu

Turkish daily: audio recordings indicate Khashoggi tortured

A Turkish newspaper yesterday published what it said were details...


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QSE

Capitalisation expands more than QR17bn on financial performance expectations

Robust expectations about financial performance instilled optimism on the Qatar Stock Exchange, which gained more than 331 points in key index and capitalisation expanded more than QR17bn this week.

Ericsson

Ericsson turns first profit in more than two years

Shares in Swedish telecoms firm Ericsson shot up by 5% in early trades yesterday after it posted better-than-expected third quarter earnings, turning its first net profit in more than two years. Ericsson’s net profit soared to 2.7bn kronor ($301mn, €261mn) during the period July-September, compared

Bank

South Korea holds interest rates

South Korea’s central bank kept monetary policy steady yesterday for a seventh straight meeting, as it assessed new signs of softness in the economy and the potential fallout from global trade frictions.

Weedside

Woodside eyeing Browse gas project deal in 2020

Woodside Petroleum Ltd yesterday said it was aiming to bring forward the target date for approving the mammoth Browse gas project off northwest Australia by a year to 2020, with the $15bn cost estimate potentially being pared.

US

US energy exports to China plummet as Trump trade war bites

It’s probably not the kind of success US President Donald Trump had in mind, but his trade dispute with China has effectively killed off the burgeoning energy trade between the world’s two biggest economies.

Japan

Japan exports fall for first time since 2016 in Sept

Japan’s exports fell in September for the first time since 2016 as shipments to the United States and China declined, likely impeding third quarter economic growth and adding to concerns about the broadening impact of an escalating Sino-US trade war.

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