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US threatens retaliation for attack on warships

US threatens retaliation for attack on warships

The United States threatened yesterday to retaliate for a missile attack that missed a pair of US warships in the Red Sea off the coast of Yemen.

BlackBerry to outsource handsets, will halt production

BlackBerry to outsource handsets, will halt production

BlackBerry announced yesterday it would halt in-house production of smartphones, marking the end of an era for the once-dominant Canadian tech firm.

Indonesia to resume work on ‘Giant Sea Wall’ to save sinking Jakarta

Indonesia to resume work on ‘Giant Sea Wall’ to save sinking Jakarta

Indonesia will resume land reclamation that will help prevent Jakarta from sinking below sea level, a cabinet minister said, five months after work was suspended ...

World's highest bridge nears completion in China

World's highest bridge nears completion in China

Chinese engineers have completed the structure of what is expected to become the world's highest bridge, local authorities said.

Red Wings’ Howard shuts out Flyers

Red Wings’ Howard shuts out Flyers

Jimmy Howard made 30 saves for the shutout, and the Detroit Red Wings beat the Philadelphia Flyers 3-0 Wednesday to move closer to their 25th consecutive Stanley Cup playoff appearance.

Struggling Sri Lanka to play with ‘freedom’

Struggling Sri Lanka to play with ‘freedom’

Newly-appointed Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews said yesterday the struggling islanders would benefit at the World Twenty20 from being free of the burden of expectation that usually surrounds the side.

Trump, Clinton win Louisiana on night of split US votes

Trump, Clinton win Louisiana on night of split US votes

Senators Ted Cruz and Bernie Sanders scored key victories Saturday in their White House quests, but it was Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton who outperformed their rivals to remain the race's undisputed frontrunners.

Commercial Bank announces first winner of saving campaign

Commercial Bank announces first winner of saving campaign

Commercial Bank has announced the first winner of its “I am a Regular Saver” awareness campaign that encourages a smart savings culture by giving customers products that automatically save for them each month.

EFG to create 5th-largest Swiss private bank after BSI buy

EFG to create 5th-largest Swiss private bank after BSI buy

EFG International is buying BSI from Brazil’s Grupo BTG Pactual in a 1.33bn Swiss-franc ($1.34bn) deal that will create Switzerland’s fifth- largest private bank.

UDC lines up host of special activities

UDC lines up host of special activities

Preparations are in full swing at The Pearl-Qatar to celebrate Qatar National Sport Day tomorrow.

Qatar startups to gain from public, private sectors’ support

Qatar startups to gain from public, private sectors’ support

Entrepreneurs and start-ups in Qatar stand to gain from the “ample support” provided by the government and the private sector, an official of Injaz Qatar has said.

Ooredoo group wins 5 Stevie swards

Ooredoo group wins 5 Stevie swards

Several of Ooredoo’s leading initiatives and campaigns to champion women across its global footprint have been recognised by the world’s top honours for women professionals, ...