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HMC advisory

Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) has issued an advisory on avoiding...

Beaches, tourist hotspots deserted during pandemic

Beaches, parks, other open areas and touristic destinations that...

Health experts offer advice on Covid-19 preventive measures

Health experts have offered advice on Covid-19 and related matters...

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One more repatriation flight leaves for India

One more flight took off from Doha yesterday evening — AI 972 for...


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Domestic flights to resume, but coronavirus cases rise

Domestic flights will resume today across India after a day of “hard negotiations”, the federal civil aviation minister said yesterday after some states sought to limit the number of flights.

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Army deploys to clean up cyclone-ravaged Kolkata

The Indian Army has been mobilised to help with the clean-up after a devastating cyclone hit the eastern city of Kolkata, as thousands again protested yesterday again over power and water shortages.

Italy

Politicians issue appeal as Italy lifts lockdown

As the weather warms up and restrictions to contain the novel coronavirus are lifted, Italy’s politicians advised citizens to take care and maintain health precautions, warning that otherwise they could risk another wave of infections.


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Iranians mark end of Ramadan

Iranians in a rare event mark the end of the holy month of Ramadan...

Kuwait

Kuwait records 838 new coronavirus cases, 8 deaths

The Kuwaiti Health Ministry reported 838 new cases of coronavirus...

Iranians wear protective face masks, following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease, as they walk

Iran to reopen religious, cultural sites - president

Iran on Saturday moved to open businesses, religious and cultural...

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Iran’s Khamenei denounces Israel as ‘cancerous tumour’

Iran’s Supreme Leader yesterday denounced Israel as a “tumour” to be...


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Bond rally poses dilemma for Africa issuers facing debt wall

The bonds of struggling African nations are among the best emerging-market performers in May, potentially easing their need for debt forgiveness from foreign creditors.

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Bain Capital plans second-round bid for Virgin Australia

Bain Capital LP is preparing a second-round proposal to become the owner and operator of Virgin Australia Holdings Ltd, the US alternative asset manager said yesterday.

China

China exporters look inwards as virus hits overseas markets

Cancelled shipments, returned goods and a dearth of new orders have left China exporters in crisis as the coronavirus hits its trading partners worldwide — accelerating a long-standing push towards domestic consumption.

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Dow Jones showing its age getting crushed in recovery trade

Last week marks a milestone for the Dow Jones Industrial Average: Its 124th birthday. Not that anyone watching markets needs a reminder it’s getting old.

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Santander and BBVA investors question lagging US businesses

Some shareholders are pushing Spain’s two biggest banks to quit the US, as a multimillion-dollar settlement at Banco Santander SA adds to a raft of bad news for them coming out of the world’s biggest economy.

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Companies worth $2tn are calling for a green recovery

A group of companies worth a combined $2.4tn have added their voice to a growing chorus calling for the economic recovery from the coronavirus to be green.

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