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HE Sheikha Hind bint Hamad al-Thani and Michael Phelps

HE Sheikha Hind bint Hamad al-Thani,...

PM meets Ukraine’s first vice-premier

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

IMF praises Qatar’s prudent fiscal policy

Significant fiscal and external buffers have enabled Qatar to...

Six-hour partial closure on G-Ring Road towards airport

The Public Works Authority (Ashghal) has announced a temporary...

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Defence minister meets Pompeo

HE the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of State for Defence...

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Qatar calls for urgent efforts to settle Palestinian issue

Qatar has underlined that the human rights situation in the occupied...


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Bangladesh police break up opposition protest

Bangladesh police fired rubber bullets and tear gas at opposition party supporters in the capital Dhaka yesterday as tension soared weeks before a general election.

LANKA

Lanka parliament sacks new PM, leaving power vacuum

Sri Lanka’s parliament yesterday voted out the bitterly disputed government of former strongman Mahinda Rajapakse, removing one controversial figure but leaving the country in a power vacuum.

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Defiant Italy sets stage for budget showdown with EU

Italy yesterday re-submitted its draft 2019 budget to the European Commission with the same growth and deficit assumptions as a draft rejected for breaking European Union rules, stepping up its showdown with the EU over its fiscal policy.


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KUWAIT

Kuwait to suspend work at ministries, schools today over unstable weather

The Kuwaiti Cabinet has decided to suspend work at all ministries,...

Yemeni pro-government forces gather on the eastern outskirts of Hodeidah as they continue to battle

Yemen army orders halt to Hodeida offensive: commanders

Yemen's Saudi-backed army on Wednesday ordered their forces to...

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Rival Libya leaders meet for first time since May

Libya’s two main rival leaders met for the first time in more than...

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Palestinian factions agree on truce if Israel ends attack

Palestinian fighter groups in Gaza said yesterday they would halt...


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QIB

QIB sponsors 5th annual Information Security Conference for Financial Sector

Qatar Islamic Bank (QIB) has announced its sponsorship of the 5th Information Security Conference for the Financial Sector (ISFS).

QNB

QNB wins ‘Best Foreign Exchange Provider in Qatar 2019’ award

QNB, the largest financial institution in the Middle East and Africa, has received the ‘Best Foreign Exchange Provider in Qatar 2019’ award at the regional awards ceremony held recently in London.

HE the Governor of Qatar Central Bank

QDB honours top 50 SMEs at ‘SME Excellence List 2018’

Qatar Development Bank (QDB) has honoured the country’s top 50 small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) during the ‘SME Excellence List 2018’ awards ceremony held in Doha yesterday.

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German economy contracts on weak foreign trade, auto bottleneck

Q3 contraction is first since Q1 2015; contraction due mainly to weaker foreign trade; auto sector bottleneck also seen playing a role; economy ministry sees upturn continuing in Q4

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US consumer prices post largest rise in 9 months

Consumer price index increases 0.3% in October; core CPI rises 0.2%; up 2.1% year-on-year

ECB president Mario Draghi

Draghi sets sights on exit with ECB rate hike, Italy permitting

One day next fall, Mario Draghi may do something he hasn’t done in seven years as European Central Bank president: raise interest rates.

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