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Ooredoo has announced that new and...

Huawei conducts ‘Seeds for the Future’ online learning programme with CRA

Huawei Technologies is collaborating with Qatar’s Communications...

Minister bids farewell to Kazakh envoy

HE the Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Sultan bin Saad...

Dates for the needy

Al Khor and Al Thakhira Municipality’s gardens section packed the...

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Minister receives credentials of Turkish, Sudanese and Indian envoys

HE the Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Sultan bin Saad...

MoPH

Timings for receiving birth registration forms

The Ministry of Pubic Health (Birth & Death Registration Section) has...


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Pakistan people

Pakistan lifts virus curbs

Pakistan lifted yesterday restrictions imposed to stem the spread of the coronavirus, which causes the Covid-19 respiratory disease.

Qureshi

UNGA president-elect calls on Qureshi

United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) president-elect Volkan Bozkir called on Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi at the Foreign Office (FO) yesterday.

Chaman

Six killed in bomb explosion in Chaman

At least six people were killed and more than a dozen wounded in a bomb blast yesterday in southwestern Pakistan, an official said.


Region
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Beirut

Beirut police fire tear gas as protesters gather again

Lebanese police fired tear gas to try to disperse rock-throwing...

Mauritius

Mauritius government struggles to contain oil spill polluting its seas

Thousands of Mauritians raced to contain a catastrophic oil spill...

IRAQ

New military operation launches in North Iraq to track ISIS

An Iraqi security source announced Sunday the launching of a new...

An aerial view shows a partial view of the port of Beirut, the damaged grain silo and the crater cau

Beirut port blast crater 43 metres deep: security official

The huge chemical explosion that hit Beirut's port, devastating large...


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Dr R Seetharaman

Liquidity to solvency – the changing dynamics

In its July 2020 meeting, the US Federal Reserve kept interest rates at 0% and extended its emergency lending programmes till the end of 2020, a three-month addition that, while not surprising, signalled how lasting the economic damage from the coronavirus is proving.

Facebook

Facebook Financial formed to pursue commerce ambitions

Facebook Inc unveiled a new group to pursue payments and commerce opportunities and put David Marcus, co-creator of its Libra cryptocurrency project, in charge of the initiative.

China

China inflation edges up on the back of food prices

China’s consumer inflation edged up in July, official data showed yesterday, partly because of rising food prices from flood-related disruptions and as the country recovers from the coronavirus outbreak.

Indigo

India’s top airline to raise $534mn to combat cash drain

IndiGo, India’s biggest airline, plans to raise as much as Rs40bn ($534mn) by selling new shares after the coronavirus pandemic halted air travel across the world, ravaging the cash flow of carriers.

Asian

Asian markets rise but trade talks, stimulus cause concern

Asian markets mostly rose yesterday, with investors keeping a wary eye on China-US trade talks planned for the weekend, which come after Washington imposed sanctions on several Hong Kong officials, further straining tensions between the superpowers.

US Treasury

US Treasury to issue more debt to finance $3tn budget deficit

The US Treasury is now issuing more longer-term debt to finance the $3tn budget deficit, raising the possibility that yields on those maturities will rise as investors demand greater compensation to swallow the additional supply.

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