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Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy...

Al-Hammadi meets Libyan official

HE the Secretary-General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Dr Ahmed...

FM receives written letter from Indian minister of external affairs

HE the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh...

Chief of Staff meets president of International Military Sports Council

HE the Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces Lieutenant General (Pilot)...

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Temporary closure on 100m of Sheraouh Street

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

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Amir sends condolences to French president

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


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Protesters run to avoid tear gas smoke during a demonstration in Bordeaux against the government’s p

Strike against pension reform paralyses France

A nationwide strike brought much of France to a standstill yesterday as tens of thousands hit the streets to protest a pension overhaul by President Emmanuel Macron, which unions say will force millions of people to work longer or face curtailed benefits.

Firefighters and safety officers are seen in the Lagos swamp of Baruwa, where a burst oil pipeline i

Man burnt to death in freak accident

A man was burnt to death yesterday after a pastor mistook petrol for water during a healing service in Lagos. “The pastor picked a keg believing it contained water not knowing it was filled with petrol,” said Ibrahim Farinloye of the National Emergency Management Agency.

Nawaz Sharif: will make the final decision on the party’s stance regarding the law for extending the

Senior PML-N aides head to London to consult Sharifs

Members of the Pakistan Muslim League – Nawaz (PML-N) parliamentary group departed for London yesterday, party spokesperson Marriyum Aurangzeb confirmed, saying that the delegation is going to meet ailing former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and to consult party president Shehbaz Sharif


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Palestinian journalist, Amjad Yaghi, and his mother, Nevine Zouheir, reunite after 20 years of separ

After 20 years, Palestinian mother and son reunited

Palestinian journalist Amjad Yaghi was just nine years old when his...

Residents salvage items from the rubble of a building following a reported air strike by pro-regime

Car bomb kills two in northeastern Syria

At least two people were killed yesterday by a car bombing in a town...

Members of the Sudanese Civil Defence put out a fire at a tile manufacturing unit in an industrial z

23 killed in ceramics factory fire in Sudan

Twenty-three people were killed and more than 130 injured when a fire...

An Iraqi woman raises her fist as she takes part in an anti-government march in the centre of the so

Iraq parties in talks over new PM amid unrelenting protests

Iraq’s rival parties were negotiating the contours of a new...


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Amazon faces widening US antitrust scrutiny in cloud business

US antitrust enforcers have broadened their scrutiny of Amazon.com Inc beyond its retail operations to include its massive cloud-computing business, according to people familiar with the matter.

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US trade deficit at 1-1/2-year low; labour market strong

Trade deficit falls 7.6% to $47.2bn in October; goods imports drop 2.1%; exports slip 0.6%; weekly jobless claims decline 10,000 to 203,000

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Inflation pushes India central bank to keep rates on hold

High inflation prevented India’s central bank from cutting rates for a sixth time yesterday, while it slashed its annual growth forecast as the government struggles to jumpstart the economy.

A worker stands next to a truck as a gantry crane moves a container at a shipping terminal in Yokoha

Japan cabinet approves $122bn fiscal package

Stimulus totals near $240bn including private-sector spending; global economy shifting away from monetary to fiscal stimulus; spending spreads over FY2019 extra budget, FY2020 outlay

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EM assets nudge higher on lingering US-China trade optimism

Emerging market assets strengthened yesterday amid some optimism over the prospects for a “phase-one” Sino-US trade deal, although a raft of mixed signals earlier in the week kept gains constrained.

Women talk in front of a screen showing stock prices at a securities company in Beijing. Shanghai bo

Asia markets back on front foot as trade hopes return

Asian markets rose yesterday on renewed hopes for the China-US trade talks after a report said a deal could be finalised by the end of next week.

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