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MIA’s Set in Stone exhibition opens

HE the Minister of Culture and Sports Salah bin Ghanem bin Nasser...

Italian language takes centre stage

A lecture on the evolution of Italian opera by renowned Italian...

Ooredoo promotes data centre, cloud services

Ooredoo, the region’s leading enabler of digital business innovation,...

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Minister: Real estate market ‘buyer-friendly’

Competitive property prices in 2019 have prompted buyer demand for...

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Qatar-Turkey investment ties set to expand, says envoy

Expansion projects across various sectors in the country would play a...


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300,000 bank workers strike against mergers

Nearly 300,000 employees of state-run banks went on strike yesterday against government plans to consolidate the sector through mergers as part of efforts to ensure stronger balance sheets.

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Two held after Oslo ambulance rampage

Norwegian police said yesterday that they arrested an armed man who stole an ambulance in Oslo then ran down and slightly injured four pedestrians, including twin babies.

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MPs reject Johnson’s bid to fast-track Brexit deal

Boris Johnson’s plan to fast-track his Brexit deal through parliament in time for next week’s October 31 deadline has been rejected by MPs, even after he threatened to pull his deal and press for a general election.


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Lebanon approves emergency economic reform package

Lebanon approved an emergency reform package yesterday in response to...

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Lebanon government in 11-hour reform drive as protests swell

Lebanon's teetering government was expected Monday to approve a...

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Kurdish-led forces say they have pulled out of Syria border town

The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) said yesterday they...

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Hariri agrees reforms amid nationwide protests over economic situation

Lebanese Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri agreed yesterday a package of...


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Al-Kuwari calling for lifting Qatar-Hungary investment relations

HE the Minister of Commerce and Industry Ali bin Ahmed al-Kuwari met here yesterday with Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade of the Republic of Hungary Peter Szijjarto, who is currently visiting the country.

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Germany said to pick Schnabel for ECB board seat

Germany will nominate university professor Isabel Schnabel to the European Central Bank’s executive board, a source familiar with the process told Reuters yesterday, giving Germany an expert voice on the bank’s top decision-making body.

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Trump says ‘phase 1’ China trade pact on track for November

US President Donald Trump on Monday said progress in developing the text of a partial trade pact with China means he will likely be able to sign it next month.

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Investor revolt torpedoes Swiss Sunrise Group’s $6.4bn Liberty Global deal

Sunrise cancels EGM to approve 2.8bn Swiss franc rights issue; measure was needed to finance takeover of Liberty Global unit; won’t seek to rescue 6.3bn Swiss franc UPC purchase; 50mn Swiss franc break fee won’t jeopardise dividend, says Sunrise

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Italy’s biggest bank wants to become less Italian

CEO Mustier to announce new plan on December 3; bank ready to set up new holding for foreign assets-sources; corporate reshuffle meant to reduce funding costs-sources

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China issues more crude oil import quotas for 2019

China has lifted its crude oil import quotas to allow mostly private refiners to bring in a further 12.9mn tonnes this year, a document seen by Reuters showed yesterday, feeding a new generation of huge refineries.

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