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The Ministry of Interior tweeted...

New Indian envoy arrives

The embassy of India yesterday announced the arrival of Dr Deepak...

Amir sends cables of congratulations to Bolivia president, governor-general of Jamaica

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

Avoid booking tickets for Qatar in anticipation: embassy

The Indian embassy on Thursday said it is "trying to work out a...

Strong winds and dusty conditions to continue

Strong winds and dusty conditions to continue

Strong winds are again expected in some places during the daytime on...

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Ashghal announces traffic closures

The Public Works Authority (Ashghal) has announced traffic closures...


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Arrest warrants issued for ex-PM Sharif

An accountability court has issued bailable arrest warrants for former prime minister Nawaz Sharif in a reference of a 34-year-old land allotment and transaction, also involving Jang group editor-in-chief Mir Shakilur Rehman.

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Brazil ‘adrift’ as coronavirus death toll fast nears 100,000

Five months after confirming its first case of the new coronavirus, Brazil is fast approaching the bleak milestone of 100,000 deaths from Covid-19, a tragedy experts blame on the country’s lack of coherent response.

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France sees nearly 1,700 virus cases in 24 hours

France reported 1,695 new Covid-19 infections over 24 hours, the total staying above the 1,600 threshold for the second day running, health ministry data showed yesterday.


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French President Emmanuel Macron and Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian inspect the damages at the

16 held over Beirut blast, Macron calls for international probe

Sixteen staff members at Beirut's port, the site of a massive...

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Lebanese bride is happy to survive after explosion cuts short wedding video

Radiant in a long white gown and veil, 29-year-old Lebanese bride...

An aerial view shows the massive damage done to Beirut port's grain silos (C) and the area around it

Beirut reels from huge blast, deaths top 100

Rescuers searched for survivors Wednesday after a cataclysmic...

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Graft lawsuit filed in France against Guinea’s Conde

A group of Guinean dissidents said they had filed a lawsuit in France...


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US weekly jobless claims fall, labour market struggling as Covid-19 pandemic spreads

The number of Americans seeking jobless benefits fell last week, but a staggering 31.3mn people were receiving unemployment checks in mid-July, suggesting the labour market was stalling as the country battles a resurgence in new Covid-19 cases that is threatening a budding economic recovery.

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Insurance, industrials, banking shares help QSE top 9,400 level

Higher-than-average demand at the insurance, industrials and banking counters on Thursday lifted the Qatar Stock Exchange as much as 90 points to comfortably place its key barometer above 9,400 levels.

Turkey

EBRD, IFC to boost lira loans after Turkey eases swap rules

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development and the International Finance Corp will likely extend more lira loans to Turkish companies after the government exempted such institutions from restrictions on swapping foreign exchange for the local currency.

India

India has biggest disconnect between stock rally, economic gloom

Of all the countries in the world, the disconnect between rallying global stocks and deteriorating data is probably the most pronounced in India.

Asia

Markets in Asia mostly up as traders hope for US stimulus

Asian markets mostly rose yesterday building on a two-day rally, with nervous investors keeping an eye on stimulus talks in Washington, while China-US tensions continued to weigh on confidence.

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