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Al Wakrah Stadium after completion of turf laying

The Supreme Committee for Delivery and...

Qatar concerned over spread of Islamophobia

Qatar condemned Friday the vicious terrorist crime that targeted...

Rahman magic keeps Khalifa stadium in three-hour trance

Globally acclaimed Indian musician A R Rahman, along with his...

FM holds talks with Rwandan ministers, officials

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

Chief of Staff attends US Central Command meeting

Chief of Staff attends US Central Command meeting

HE the Chief of Staff of the Qatari Armed Forces, Lieutenant-General...

HE the Attorney General and chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Rolacc, Dr Ali bin Fetais al-Ma

Rolacc celebrates graduation of training course participants

The Rule of law and Anti-Corruption Centre (Rolacc) has celebrated...


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Mayday? Pressure builds on UK PM Theresa May to announce plans to quit

Prime Minister Theresa May was under pressure on Saturday to set out plans for her departure, leading British newspapers reported, as her Brexit strategy lay in tatters just weeks before the United Kingdom was due to leave the European Union.

Jet Airways plane at Indira Gandhi International Airport in New Delhi

India's Jet grounds seven more planes amid shutdown fears

India's debt-laden Jet Airways has grounded seven more planes after failing to pay for its aircraft leases, heaping pressure on its founder as a ballooning crisis threatens its survival.

Police officers attempt to disperse demonstrators during a protest calling on President Abdelaziz Bo

Hundreds of Algerian lawyers protest against Bouteflika

Hundreds of Algerian lawyers protested again on Saturday in the capital to demand the immediate resignation of President Abdelaziz Bouteflika who has been for 20 years in power.


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Grief turns to anti-govt anger after boat capsize in Mosul

Scores of angry protesters swarmed Iraq’s president and the governor...

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Two Palestinians killed in Gaza border clashes

Two Palestinians were killed by Israeli fire in renewed clashes along...

Israeli soldiers stand on tanks near the Israeli side of the border with Syria in the Israeli-occupi

UN rights body calls for halt to Israeli expansion in Syrian Golan

The UN Human Rights Council on Friday criticised Israeli settlement...

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Ferry capsize kills nearly 80 in Mosul

Nearly 80 people died when an overloaded ferry carrying families on...


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Turkey’s central bank tightens stance on weak lira

Turkey’s central bank unexpectedly tightened its monetary stance after the lira weakened, leading a retreat among emerging-market peers. The bank is suspending one-week repo auctions for an unspecified period “considering the developments in financial markets,” it said yesterday in a statement on it

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EU should build autos in US to avoid tariffs: Trump

President Donald Trump said yesterday he was using the threat of tariffs to pressure European manufacturers to build more autos in the United States. In a televised interview Trump also denied that trade talks with China had hit a bump in the road, saying they were nearing a conclusion.

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Weak factory output dents hopes for global economic recovery

Manufacturers in Europe, Japan and the United States suffered in March as surveys showed trade tensions had left their mark on factory output, a setback for hopes the global economy might be turning the corner on its slowdown.

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Swedbank backs CEO as investors question money-laundering report

Swedbank’s board backed chief executive Birgitte Bonnesen yesterday as some investors questioned a heavily redacted external report into allegations of money-laundering through its Baltic branches.

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Russia central bank holds key interest rate at 7.75%, says cuts possible in 2019

The Russian central bank kept interest rates unchanged yesterday but said it could lower the key rate later this year if inflation eases in line with expectations and no major shocks occur in the oil market.

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Worries about economic growth prospects hit Europe markets

Worries about economic growth prospects hit global stock markets yesterday, causing sharp price drops on both sides of the Atlantic. Already uneasy after a pessimistic outlook on global growth from the Fed this week

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