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Joy in store

Joy in store

Eid al-Fitr festivities are continuing in full swing at malls and other venues around Qatar, drawing a large number of visitors.

Consumer confidence in Britain suffers one of its biggest drops in 21 years

Consumer confidence in Britain suffers one of its biggest drops in 21 years

British consumer confidence suffered one of its biggest drops in 21 years and the country’s largest department store

Eid shopping in Gaza

Eid shopping in Gaza

Palestinians shop in a market ahead of the Eid al-Fitr holiday marking the end of Ramadan, in the central Gaza Strip yesterday.

Car catches fire in parking lot

Car catches fire in parking lot

Civil Defence personnel doused a fire that broke out in a car in the parking area of a shopping mall in the Ain Khaled area of Doha yesterday...

Militants kill 20 in Dhaka restaurant before commandos end siege

Militants kill 20 in Dhaka restaurant before commandos end siege

Militants killed 20 people, including at least nine Italians, seven Japanese and an American, inside an upmarket restaurant in Bangladesh’s capital

Trafigura in talks to buy stake in India’s Essar Oil

Trafigura in talks to buy stake in India’s Essar Oil

Trafigura Group is in talks to acquire a minority stake in Essar Oil, India’s second-largest private refiner, in a deal that could value

Two suspects in Istanbul attack ‘identified as Russian’

Two suspects in Istanbul attack ‘identified as Russian’

Two Russian nationals have been identified as suspected Islamic State (IS) suicide bombers in the attack on Istanbul’s main airport...

Fire in residential complex in Dhaka

Fire in residential complex in Dhaka

A fire engulfed parts of a high-rise residential complex in Bangladesh capital Dhaka yesterday.

Flare-up in Yemen violence kills 80

Flare-up in Yemen violence kills 80

A flare-up in violence across Yemen yesterday killed 80 people, nearly half of them civilians, officials said

Despite dip in ties, Nepal and India continue meetings

Despite dip in ties, Nepal and India continue meetings

Despite the dip in bilateral relations - particularly in the wake of a prolonged border blockade till only five months ago...

Five killed in suicide blasts in Lebanese border village

Five killed in suicide blasts in Lebanese border village

A string of suicide bombings killed at least five people shortly before dawn yesterday in a Lebanese village near the volatile border with war-ravaged Syria.

Dusty in Doha

Dusty in Doha

It has been horribly dusty across Qatar recently. For several days it was almost impossible to make out the towers of West Bay