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EU agrees 'best possible' Brexit deal, urges Britons to back May

EU agrees 'best possible' Brexit deal, urges Britons to back May

European Union leaders warned the British parliament not to wreck Theresa May's Brexit deal, saying a package sealed with the prime minister on Sunday was the best Britain will get.

Saudi to account for two-thirds of $140bn GCC deficit in ’17: IIF

Saudi to account for two-thirds of $140bn GCC deficit in ’17: IIF

With oil and gas prices expected to remain low, the Gulf Cooperation Council’s (GCC) fiscal deficit, excluding investment income, is slated to remain large at $140bn this year and $120bn in 2018, according to the Institute of International Finance (IIF), a US-based economic think-tank.

Israel considers treating Aleppo refugees in its hospitals

Israel considers treating Aleppo refugees in its hospitals

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Tuesday that Israel was looking into the possibility of bringing wounded refugees from the Syrian city of Aleppo to Israeli hospitals for treatment.

Lewandowski fires Bayern Munich back to top as Leipzig lose

Lewandowski fires Bayern Munich back to top as Leipzig lose

Mueller scores first goal of the season after 999 minutes; Reus scores late equaliser for Dortmund

Sensex climbs; rupee falls slightly

Sensex climbs; rupee falls slightly

India’s benchmark Sensex and Nifty indices erased few gains but still closed 0.8% each higher, as investors turned cautious, ahead of the US Presidential Election today.

EU gets tough on African migrants

EU gets tough on African migrants

Encouraged by their success in halting a mass influx of refugees by closing Greek borders and cutting a controversial deal with Turkey, EU leaders are getting tough on African migrants too.

Iran, Vietnam pledge $2bn trade boost

Iran, Vietnam pledge $2bn trade boost

Vietnam and Iran pledged yesterday to boost future trade to $2bn, as Tehran seeks to jump-start its sputtering economy after crippling international sanctions were lifted this year.

Ways to fight the next global financial crisis

Ways to fight the next global financial crisis

Regulators must counter the risks implied by structures that are intrinsically destabilising, as the money market funds were

Asean life

Asean life

Indonesian President Joko Widodo chats with a farmer in a rice paddy field in Sumedang, West Java province, Indonesia in this photo taken by Antara Foto on Thursday.

Govt faces dissent over disability benefit cuts

Govt faces dissent over disability benefit cuts

Finance Minister George Osborne yesterday faced the prospect of a politically damaging and financially costly U-turn...

New Al Jazeera HD bouquet on Es’hail-1

New Al Jazeera HD bouquet on Es’hail-1

Es’hailSat, the Qatar Satellite Company, has announced that Al Jazeera Media Networks has launched a new HD bouquet on the Es’hail-1 satellite located at 25.50 East hotspot covering the Mena region.

Los Angeles marks QA’s first service to US west coast

Los Angeles marks QA’s first service to US west coast

Qatar Airways rang in the New Year with a new daily, non-stop service between Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and Hamad International Airport in Doha.