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AFC yields to Saudi pressure, breaches beIN’s rights deal

AFC yields to Saudi pressure, breaches beIN’s rights deal

Qatar-based beIN MEDIA GROUP is set to launch a major international legal dispute against the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) for material breach of its multi-million dollar broadcast agreement.

Bearish spell continues on QSE on local retail investors' sell pressure

Bearish spell continues on QSE on local retail investors' sell pressure

The Qatar Stock Exchange continued its bearish spell for the fifth consecutive day on Monday and remained under 9,700 levels, mainly dragged by local retail investors.

Brexit pressure rises, but UK government says no to second vote

Brexit pressure rises, but UK government says no to second vote

Britain's government is not preparing for a second referendum on Brexit, ministers said on Sunday, sticking to the script that Prime Minister Theresa May's deal could still pass through parliament with a few changes.

Sri Lanka president faces pressure to end political crisis

Sri Lanka president faces pressure to end political crisis

Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena is under increasing pressure to uphold the island nation's constitution and reconvene parliament after his decision to replace the prime minister triggered political turmoil.

US raises pressure on Saudi over missing journalist

US raises pressure on Saudi over missing journalist

US President Donald Trump increased pressure on Saudi Arabia on Wednesday to provide information on what happened to missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi ...

Iran's Guards say missile programme will accelerate despite pressure

Iran's Guards say missile programme will accelerate despite pressure

Iran's elite Islamic Revolutionary Guards (IRGC) said on Thursday its ballistic missile programme would accelerate despite US and European Union pressure to suspend it, the semi-official Tasnim news agency reported.

Pressure on Bangladesh after activists murdered

Pressure on Bangladesh after activists murdered

Pressure mounted on Bangladesh yesterday after two leading gay rights activists were hacked to death...