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PM meets Kuwait's State Audit Bureau chief

HE the Prime Minister and Minister of...

PM meets Turkish deputy interior minister

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

Shura Council committee completes study of draft law of expats' entry, exit, residency

The Internal and External Affairs Committee of the Shura Council held...

Italian president leaves Doha

President of Italy Sergio Mattarella left Doha on Wednesday after a...

Cold weather

Cold spell to start Sunday, likely to last days

A cold spell is expected to affect the country starting Sunday...

Qatar Cabinet

Cabinet approves draft law on combating doping in sports

The Cabinet’s regular meeting, chaired by HE the Prime Minister...


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US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo

Pompeo says he will testify in Trump impeachment trial if required

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Wednesday he would be ready to testify in President Donald Trump's impeachment trial if legally obliged to, as political squabbles over the process intensified in Washington.

Former Monty Python star Jones gestures in front of "time machine"

'Man of so many talents' - Monty Python's Terry Jones dies aged 77

Terry Jones, one of the founders of British comedy group Monty Python, has died aged 77, his family said on Wednesday Jones died on Tuesday following ‘a long, extremely brave ...

A general view of Mumbai's central financial district

Mumbai bets on all-night shopping to lift India's economy

Residents of Mumbai will be able to shop and dine out until dawn from late this month as the Indian city plans to lift restrictions on retail trading hours in order to boost the local economy.


Region
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Lebanon's Prime Minister Hassan Diab speaks at the presidential palace in Baabda, Lebanon

Crisis-hit Lebanon names new govt

Lebanon ended a painful wait yesterday by unveiling a new cabinet...

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Russian air strikes in Syria kill 23 civilians

Russian air strikes killed at least 23 civilians yesterday in...

Soldiers carry a coffin containing the remains of one of the eleven Ukrainian victims of the Ukraine

Iran confirms two missiles fired at Ukraine airliner

Iran has confirmed two missiles were fired at a Ukrainian airliner...

General view of the debris of the Ukraine International Airlines, flight PS752, Boeing 737-800 plane

Iran seeks help reading plane's black boxes amid pressure to hand them over

Iran has asked the US and French authorities for equipment to...


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‘Made in Bangladesh’ exhibition at DECC on January 28-30

‘Made in Bangladesh’ exhibition at DECC on January 28-30

More than 50 companies from Bangladesh will showcase a wide range of exportable products and services in a first-of-its-kind "Made in Bangladesh" – MiB exhibition ...

By Alex Macheras

The Boeing crisis: Time to rebrand?

In the latest of developments with Boeing’s troubled single-aisle jet, Boeing has now informed 737 MAX customers that the grounded jet will not be approved to return to service until mid-2020 ...

Foxconn employees wearing masks attend the company's year-end gala in Taipei, Taiwan

Asian stocks bounce as investors welcome China virus response

Asian stock markets recovered ground on Wednesday as China's response to a virus outbreak tempered some fears of a global pandemic, although Shanghai shares initially slipped amid worries about a hit to domestic demand and tourism.

Dr R Seetharaman

Sustainable world: Davos to emphasise active stakeholder’s participation

The 50th annual meeting of the World Economic forum is underway in Davos, Switzerland. The meeting’s theme is ‘Stakeholders for a Cohesive and Sustainable World.’

Berat Albayrak

Albayrak wants competitive lira, prioritises Turkey nominal rate

Four days after Turkey’s official borrowing costs fell below zero when adjusted for inflation, Treasury and Finance Minister Berat Albayrak said it’s the nominal interest rate that “matters more” and suggested the country’s currency should be at a more favourable level.

Taiwan

Taiwan’s Q4 GDP expands at strongest rate since mid-2018

Taiwan’s economy grew at the fastest pace in one-and-a-half years in the fourth quarter of 2019 as a recovery in electronics demand boosted the island’s manufacturers amid easing concerns over a US-China trade war.

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Iran says the downing of the Ukrainian jet near Tehran was a ‘disastrous mistake’.

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