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Paris attack suspect held, possibly ‘man in the hat’

Paris attack suspect held, possibly ‘man in the hat’

Mohamed Abrini, who was wanted for November’s Islamic State (IS) attacks in Paris, has been arrested in Brussels, Belgian public broadcasters said yesterday, adding that Abrini was probably involved in last month’s Brussels bombings.

Mannai Corp nears 51% stake buy in French IT group GFI Informatique

Mannai Corp nears 51% stake buy in French IT group GFI Informatique

Mannai Corporation is planning to acquire a 51% stake in French IT services group GFI Informatique possibly for €290mn as part of its efforts to expand globally diversify earnings.

Cook wary of wounded South Africa but backs England to throw punches

Cook wary of wounded South Africa but backs England to throw punches

Alastair Cook goes into the Boxing Day Test against South Africa wary of the wounded animal that is the world’s No1 side; England,

Pakistan army chief to visit Kabul in push to peace talks

Pakistan army chief to visit Kabul in push to peace talks

Pakistan’s army chief General Raheel Sharif will visit Kabul tomorrow to hold talks with top Afghan civil and military leaders, the military said yesterday.

Time names Merkel as its 'person of 2015'

Time names Merkel as its 'person of 2015'

Time magazine Wednesday named German Chancellor Angela Merkel as its "Person of the Year 2015," hailing her leadership for navigating debt and refugee crises

Macri reiterates his pledge to do away with forex controls

Macri reiterates his pledge to do away with forex controls

If there’s one point Argentine President-Elect Mauricio Macri has been crystal clear about, it’s that he hates all the rules and restrictions throttling the country’s currency market.

G20 vows joint security  steps after Paris attacks

G20 vows joint security steps after Paris attacks

World leaders vowed tighter border controls, more intelligence sharing and a crackdown on terrorist financing after the Paris...

Red Bull confirm lineup but still no engine

Red Bull confirm lineup but still no engine

Red Bull will race with the same lineup of Australian Daniel Ricciardo and Russian Daniil Kvyat next season but first they need to find an engine supply.

Stewart and Andersen shine in Ducks win

Stewart and Andersen shine in Ducks win

Chris Stewart and Andrew Cogliano each scored their first goals of the season and the often-punchless Anaheim Ducks tied their season high in getting a 4-2 victory.

 Merkel fails to resolve refugee policy dispute

Merkel fails to resolve refugee policy dispute

German Chancellor Angela Merkel failed yesterday to resolve differences within her ruling coalition on dealing with the crisis ...

ISO certification for MoI’s telecom department

ISO certification for MoI’s telecom department

The telecommunications department under the Ministry of Interior (MoI) was awarded the ISO 9001:2008 certification.

Technical analysis of the QSE index

Technical analysis of the QSE index

The QSE index moved marginally up by 0.17% vs the previous week; it is still moving in a short-term trading range...