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US, Europe deflation provides Qatar energy industry opportunity to raise funds at cheaper rates: KPMG

US, Europe deflation provides Qatar energy industry opportunity to raise funds at cheaper rates: KPMG

Deflation in major economies like the US and Europe provides a unique opportunity for Qatar’s oil and gas industry to raise funds at cheaper interest rates to finance capital expansion plans, a new report has shown.

Beaches and football as Europe relaxes virus restrictions

Beaches and football as Europe relaxes virus restrictions

Beaches in France and Italy were open Saturday for the first weekend since the easing of coronavirus lockdowns while football fans awaited the return of major league action ...

Europe braces for reopening despite fears of virus 2nd wave

Europe braces for reopening despite fears of virus 2nd wave

Millions of people in France and Spain counted down to the relaxation of strict coronavirus lockdowns on Monday, hopes of release from their homes laced with fears of a second wave of a pandemic ...

Europe prepares for more lockdown easing as virus hopes rise

Europe prepares for more lockdown easing as virus hopes rise

Europe on Sunday prepared for a further cautious easing of coronavirus restrictions following signs the pandemic may be slowing, after Spaniards flocked to the streets to jog, cycle and rollerskate ...

Europe's virus toll tops 100,000 as protests spread in US

Europe's virus toll tops 100,000 as protests spread in US

Coronavirus deaths surged past 100,000 in hardest-hit Europe on Saturday as hundreds of Americans frustrated by lockdown orders and egged on by President Donald Trump staged protests in several US cities.

Britain set for 66,000 COVID-19 deaths, most in Europe: study

Britain set for 66,000 COVID-19 deaths, most in Europe: study

Britain could see as many as 66,000 COVID-19 deaths during the first wave of the current pandemic, new research showed Tuesday, making the outbreak there by far the deadliest in Europe.

WHO reiterates warning that kids are hit by coronavirus too

WHO reiterates warning that kids are hit by coronavirus too

The World Health Organisation on Thursday reiterated its warning that children can also be affected by the new coronavirus, which has claimed the lives of several young people.

Global virus cases near a million as Spain sees record deaths

Global virus cases near a million as Spain sees record deaths

Confirmed coronavirus cases approached one million around the world on Thursday as Europe reeled from the pandemic and the United States reported record numbers of people out of work.

Europe sends medical gear to Iran in first sanction-bypass deal

Europe sends medical gear to Iran in first sanction-bypass deal

European nations have delivered medical goods to Iran in the first transaction under the Instex mechanism set up to evade American sanctions on Tehran, the German foreign ministry said Tuesday.

Europe, US virus deaths surge as Trump reverses New York lockdown threat

Europe, US virus deaths surge as Trump reverses New York lockdown threat

The global coronavirus death toll surged past 30,000 over the weekend as Europe and the United States endured their darkest days of the crisis.

Netflix to slash traffic across Europe to relieve virus strain on internet providers

Netflix to slash traffic across Europe to relieve virus strain on internet providers

Netflix Inc said it will cut traffic by 25% on networks across Europe in a relief measure for internet service providers (ISPs) experiencing a surge in usage ...

UK set to follow Europe in banning large events as virus toll jumps

UK set to follow Europe in banning large events as virus toll jumps

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is preparing to follow other European countries in banning mass gatherings, media reported Saturday as the country registered a jump in its number of coronavirus cases and deaths.