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SIIMA concludes on a high note, Mohanlal 'Most Popular Actor in Middle East'

The star-studded eighth annual Pantaloons South Indian International...

Sudan allows Jazeera to reopen office

Sudan has allowed Qatari broadcaster Al Jazeera to reopen its...

'Back to School' edition six kicks off

The sixth annual edition of the 'Back to School' campaign for the...

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Begging too now online, thanks to social media

Seeking monetary help through social media has emerged as a new...

A man rides a camel at the Tharb camel hospital in the Qatari desert.

Owners suggest farm complex for camels

A number of camel owners from across Qatar have suggested that a...


International
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Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg (L) and German captain Boris Herrmann wave from aboard the M

Swedish activist Greta Thunberg coping on 'roller coaster' yacht

Swedish teen climate activist Greta Thunberg said Saturday life on the racing yacht ferrying her to New York was ‘like camping on a roller coaster.’

A view of the al-Noor Islamic Centre mosque in Sandvika, Norway

Norway mosque shooting suspect questioned for second time: Police

The Norwegian man accused of carrying out a shooting at a mosque near Oslo a week ago has not entered a plea, police said Saturday after a second session of questioning.

Russian Communist Party members and supporters attend a protest rally against the exclusion of some

Moscow opposition holds vigils across city for free elections

Russian political opposition supporters held vigils across Moscow on Saturday to call for releasing political prisoners and for free elections, after they were banned from holding a rally.


Region
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Members of the Syrian Civil Defense (White Helmets) carry away in a blanket a person rescued from th

Syria regime strikes kill mother, 6 of her children

Regime air strikes on Saturday killed a woman and six of her children...

Shaybah oil field

Yemeni Houthis claim attack on Saudi oilfield

Yemen's Houthi movement launched drone attacks on oil facilities in a...

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Air strikes kill 15 civilians in northwest Syria: monitor

Air strikes yesterday by Syria’s regime and its Russian ally killed...

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Palestinian fighter dies in West Bank

Two Israelis were wounded yesterday in what the Israeli army called a...


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Trump planning to end methane curbs that oil companies want to keep

The Trump administration is readying a plan to end direct federal regulation of methane leaks from oil and gas facilities, even as some energy companies insist they don’t want the relief.

China

China unveils rate reform to help steer funding costs lower for companies

China’s central bank unveiled a key interest rate reform yesterday to help steer borrowing costs lower for companies and support a slowing economy that has been hurt by a trade war with the United States.

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Philippines dangles tax perks to drive businesses out of Manila

Businesses located in some of Manila’s offices, hotels and casinos could lose their investment incentives over the next five years as the Philippines looks to overhaul its corporate taxation.

Malaysia

Malaysia’s economy grows, bucking regional headwinds

Malaysia’s economic growth quickened in the second quarter as strong domestic demand and a rebound in commodity prices helped it weather a regional slowdown.

currency

Is the clock ticking again for debt restructuring in Argentina? Ask IMF

A collapse in Argentina’s peso currency this week and soaring borrowing costs have fuelled investors’ concern that Latin America’s third-largest economy is heading for another debt restructuring.

NYSE

Lower interest rates could boost housing stocks on Wall St, but risks remain

Lower US interest rates could help support outperforming US home-builder stocks, even as they raise worries about the economy, while a bonanza of industry data and Federal Reserve speakers next week are likely to help shape the outlook.

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