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SEC probe into hedge fund that promises investors no losses

SEC probe into hedge fund that promises investors no losses

Statim Holdings, an Atlanta-based firm that has guaranteed investors in its main hedge fund won’t lose money, is under investigation by the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), according to people familiar with the matter.

Emirates chief warns of ‘gathering storm’ from discount rivals

Emirates chief warns of ‘gathering storm’ from discount rivals

Emirates president Tim Clark said he’s bracing for a “gathering storm” as low-cost airlines encroach on the inter-continental routes around which the biggest long-haul carrier has built its business.

Al Million launches ‘Zero Accident, Zero Violation’ drive

Al Million launches ‘Zero Accident, Zero Violation’ drive

Al Million Taxi, in association with the General Directorate of Traffic under the Ministry of Interior (MoI), has launched a traffic safety awareness campaign under the title ‘Zero Accident, Zero Violation’.

Pakistan police arrest opposition activists ahead of protest

Pakistan police arrest opposition activists ahead of protest

Pakistani police clashed with opposition party supporters in the garrison city of Rawalpindi on Friday, arresting dozens ahead of a planned protest by cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan aimed at unseating the government.

Deadly blast strikes Duterte’s home city

Deadly blast strikes Duterte’s home city

At least 10 people died and dozens were injured when a bomb tore through a bustling night market in Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s home city yesterday.

New Labour members will not vote

New Labour members will not vote

Labour members barred from voting in the party’s upcoming leadership election have dropped their legal challenge.

J K Rowling bids farewell to Harry Potter at Cursed Child gala in London

J K Rowling bids farewell to Harry Potter at Cursed Child gala in London

A new “Harry Potter” play that opened to swooning reviews and delighted gasps from the audience marks the end of the journey for the beloved boy wizard, his creator J K Rowling said at the play’s premiere in London on Saturday.

Despairing Argentina fans urge Messi to keep playing

Despairing Argentina fans urge Messi to keep playing

Argentines begged Lionel Messi yesterday not to abandon the national team before the 2018 World Cup after he tearfully announced his retirement in frustration at another last-gasp international defeat.

Yen Brexit surge seen testing 95 in threat to BoJ’s stimulus goals

Yen Brexit surge seen testing 95 in threat to BoJ’s stimulus goals

When Mohamed El-Erian called the yen at 106 per dollar “a total nightmare” for Japan this month, few envisaged it would get even worse so quickly.

Rain has final say as Hales goes from hero to zero

Rain has final say as Hales goes from hero to zero

England were left 1-0 up with two to play after rain meant the third one-day international in their five-match series against Sri Lanka ended in a no result at Bristol yesterday.

Experience classic Italian cinema with fine Italian dining

Experience classic Italian cinema with fine Italian dining

Paper Moon Doha has been screening movies on its terrace on Monday and Wednesday nights for Qatar’s film lovers.

Eight killed as 'golf ball' hailstones, storms lash Myanmar

Eight killed as 'golf ball' hailstones, storms lash Myanmar

Violent storms which saw hailstones the size of golf balls rain down across Myanmar have killed at least eight people in recent days, toppled pagodas and damaged thousands of buildings ...