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Al Khaliji general assembly okays amendments to AoA, adopts board nomination and election policy

Al Khaliji general assembly okays amendments to AoA, adopts board nomination and election policy

Al Khalij Commercial Bank (Al Khaliji) held its deferred ordinary and extraordinary general assembly meetings at the Marriot Marquis yesterday.

Court rejects bid to stop global release of Padmavati

Court rejects bid to stop global release of Padmavati

The Supreme Court yesterday rejected a legal attempt to block the global release of Bollywood film Padmavati that has sparked violent protests, warning against pre-judging the controversial historical epic.

Former clergyman faces US extradition on abuse charges

Former clergyman faces US extradition on abuse charges

A Filipino ex-priest is facing extradition to the US for allegedly sexually abusing minors there in the 1990s, authorities said yesterday.

Congress finally seals deal with Hardik Patel

Congress finally seals deal with Hardik Patel

Patidar leader Hardik Patel yesterday announced his support to the Congress in the Gujarat assembly election after they reached an understanding on job quotas for Patel community if the party came to power.

SEC hack is said likely to involve Eastern European criminals

SEC hack is said likely to involve Eastern European criminals

The hack of the US Securities and Exchange Commission’s corporate-filing database likely involved Eastern European criminals who may have been perusing market-moving information stored in the regulator’s network for months,...

Kidnapped Saudi released in Lebanon

Kidnapped Saudi released in Lebanon

Kidnappers in Lebanon have released a Saudi Arabian man whose abduction was announced by Riyadh last week, Lebanon's National News Agency reported on Wednesday.

Sand, dust storms can affect health, warns HMC

Sand, dust storms can affect health, warns HMC

Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) has advised the public to take necessary precautions as the Qatar Meteorology Department has forecast strong winds and poor visibility across most of the country due to sand and dust storms.

AZF all set to host Aspire Lake Festival

AZF all set to host Aspire Lake Festival

Aspire Zone Foundation (AZF) has announced that with preparations for the Aspire Lake Festival almost complete, it is ready to welcome thousands of visitors to the three-day event in partnership with Katara and Ooredoo.

Party of deposed Catalan leader wants him as election candidate

Party of deposed Catalan leader wants him as election candidate

The separatist party of deposed Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont, who is facing an arrest warrant issued by Spain, said Sunday that they wanted him as candidate for regional elections on December 21.

Merkel says she believes three-way coalition can work

Merkel says she believes three-way coalition can work

Chancellor Angela Merkel expressed confidence yesterday that three party groups trying to form a new German government can reach a coalition deal, despite scepticism from her would-be allies.

Khaleda rejects ‘false’ charges

Khaleda rejects ‘false’ charges

Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) chairperson Khaleda Zia yesterdya told a Dhaka court on Thursday that filing of ‘false’ graft cases is part of a conspiracy to make her ineligible in the next general election.

Iraq preparing to take control of crossing between Kurdistan region, Syria

Iraq preparing to take control of crossing between Kurdistan region, Syria

An Iraqi military delegation is preparing to take control of the Kurdistan region border with Syria, an Iraqi military statement said on Tuesday.