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Bulgaria extradites Russian hacker to US: embassy

Bulgaria extradites Russian hacker to US: embassy

Bulgaria has extradited a Russian indicted by a US court for mounting a complex hacking scheme to the United States, the Russian embassy in Washington said Saturday.

Real progress needed at Trump-Kim II: analysts

Real progress needed at Trump-Kim II: analysts

The planned second summit between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un needs to make tangible progress on Pyongyang's nuclear weapons if it is to avoid being dismissed as ‘reality TV’ ...

Plans afoot to forge Qatar-US SME ties

Plans afoot to forge Qatar-US SME ties

Plans are being studied to link Qatari agencies with US small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and startups during a forum aimed at strengthening partnerships in the field of entrepreneurship, an official of the Washington-based US-Qatar Business Council (USQBC) has said.

VW, Ford announce alliance to build commercial vans, pickups

VW, Ford announce alliance to build commercial vans, pickups

Volkswagen and Ford announced a new alliance on Tuesday to jointly develop commercial vans and pickups starting in 2022, in a bid to reduce costs in the increasingly competitive auto market.

Total lunar eclipse on Jan 20-21 will be last until 2022

Total lunar eclipse on Jan 20-21 will be last until 2022

People in North and South America, a large part of Europe and Africa may get a glimpse of a total lunar eclipse overnight from January 20 to 21, the last such event until 2022.

Qatar, US post $6bn bilateral trade volume in 2018: Al-Kuwari

Qatar, US post $6bn bilateral trade volume in 2018: Al-Kuwari

Qatar-US bilateral trade volume stood at $6bn in 2018, said HE the Minister of Commerce and Industry, Ali bin Ahmed al-Kuwari during a roundtable discussion on the sidelines of the Qatar-US Strategic Dialogue ...

US warns German firms of possible sanctions over Russia pipeline

US warns German firms of possible sanctions over Russia pipeline

The US ambassador to Germany has warned companies involved in the construction of the Russian-led Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline that they could face sanctions if they stick to the project ...

Qatari-US talks to tackle Gulf crisis, bolster relations

Qatari-US talks to tackle Gulf crisis, bolster relations

The Second US-Qatari Strategic Dialogue to be held in Doha Sunday will tackle the latest developments in the Gulf crisis and the international efforts to solve them and the repercussions of the blockade of Qatar.

US begins withdrawing gear from Syria, but not troops

US begins withdrawing gear from Syria, but not troops

The US military has begun moving non-essential gear out of Syria but is not withdrawing troops for now, defence officials said amid uncertainty over America's planned exit from the war-battered nation.

Obama protege Julian Castro set to join 2020 race

Obama protege Julian Castro set to join 2020 race

Former mayor of San Antonio, Texas and Obama-era cabinet member Julian Castro is expected Saturday to launch his bid to become the nation's first Hispanic president ...

Talks between US, Turkish militaries on Kurds to continue next week -Bolton

Talks between US, Turkish militaries on Kurds to continue next week -Bolton

US National Security Adviser John Bolton said on Friday talks between the US military and its Turkish counterparts on the Kurds and Syria will continue next week, in the hopes of producing results both countries accept.

Qatar, US to sign several MoUs, says Alkhater

Qatar, US to sign several MoUs, says Alkhater

The second Qatari-US Strategic Dialogue, to be held in Doha on Sunday, aims to strengthen co-operation with the US, an important ally, HE the spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Lolwah Alkhater said.