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Jassim al-Kuwari.

Qatar Fund for Development (QFFD)...

Amir sends cable of congratulations to Kiribati president

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani, His Highness...

Qatar’s farm sector booming despite Covid-19: expert

The country’s agriculture sector has many potential projects in the...

HBKU’s College of Science and Engg, MoTC team up for webinar series

The College of Science and Engineering (CSE) at Hamad Bin Khalifa...

From the farewell session.

Heads of Indian apex bodies recall contributions of Kumaran

The guidance and actions of outgoing Indian ambassador P Kumaran...

Ashghal completes 95% of expressway works serving Al Thumama Stadium

Ashghal completes 95% of expressway works serving Al Thumama Stadium

The Public Works Authority (Ashghal) Sunday said it has "completed...


International
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Aishwarya Rai, and daughter

Aishwarya Rai, daughter too test positive for Covid

Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan’s daughter-in-law and granddaughter have joined him and his son in testing positive for Covid-19, the family said yesterday, in one of the highest-profile cases of the pandemic sweeping India.

Coronavirus

Coronavirus testing reaches 8,000 per million; nearly 63% cured

As India yesterday recorded 850,000 coronavirus cases, the testing per million crossed the 8,000 figure with 62.93% patients recovering from the disease, a positive sign amid the pandemic.

Assam flood

Flood situation in Assam worsens

Two more people died yesterday in Assam as the flood situation in the state worsened, raising the toll to 44.


Region
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A coast guard walks past a ship docked at the Red Sea port of Hodeidah, Yemen.

Yemen's Houthis agree to give UN access to abandoned tanker: sources

Yemen's Houthi movement has agreed to provide the United Nations...

Protesters set barricades to block the circulation on the Martyrs bridge of Bamako, yesterday.

Mali PM pledges to quickly form an ‘open’ government

Malian Prime Minister Boubou Cisse yesterday vowed to rapidly form a...

Hassan Rouhani: call to observe health protocols

Rouhani says cannot shut down economy despite worsening Covid-19 outbreak

Iran said yesterday that it cannot afford to shut down its...

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GLE makes striking addition to the Mercedes-Benz lineup

Nasser Bin Khaled (NBK) Automobiles presents the Mercedes-Benz GLE,...


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Nigeria

Navigating Nigeria’s foreign-exchange maze on path to fair value

Nigeria, under pressure from multilateral lenders, has vowed to untangle its Byzantine foreign-exchange regime that deters investment in Africa’s biggest economy.

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Conflicting visions emerge for S Africa’s post-virus revival

South Africa is awash with plans on what’s needed for an economy battered by the coronavirus pandemic and power shortages. What’s missing is consensus on which proposals to implement.

US

US shale explorers park more drilling rigs as rebound stalls

Shale explorers parked more rigs last week as oil’s rebound proves insufficient to boost drilling work from the lowest level in more than a decade.

BoJ

Stalled BoJ lending of ETFs raises questions at start of programme

A new Bank of Japan lending programme for stock-fund investors is attracting scant demand, raising questions about the BoJ’s latest attempt to ease the side effects of its massive stimulus policy.

Yuan

Yuan turns into global risk bellwether as China leads economic recovery

As the dollar shows signs of exhaustion, the yuan is taking over as the barometer of global risk sentiment.

Homegrown

Homegrown buyers pick up Treasury’s tab to fund record deficits

The US Treasury has more than just the Federal Reserve in its corner as it battles to contain the cost of financing the nation’s record budget deficit.

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