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Opec oil cut adherence up as Venezuela output slides

Opec oil cut adherence up as Venezuela output slides

Opec deepened compliance with an oil supply-cutting deal in December due to a further decline in Venezuelan output and extra cuts by Gulf exporters, a Reuters survey found, showing strong commitment to the deal despite higher prices.

‘Happy’ Costa scores on Atletico return in Cup rout

‘Happy’ Costa scores on Atletico return in Cup rout

Diego Costa scored for Atletico Madrid just five minutes into his return as the club cruised to a 4-0 win at Lleida Esportiu in the Spanish Copa Del Rey on Wednesday night.

Safety alarms help empower women in refugee camp

Safety alarms help empower women in refugee camp

A piercing wail emanates from the small device in the palm of a young Rohingya woman, drawing startled looks from other refugees crowded onto a hillside in a Bangladesh camp.

Survey predicts close poll battle in Gujarat

Survey predicts close poll battle in Gujarat

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) yesterday dismissed as “wide off the mark” a new opinion polls survey that showed the Congress gaining heavily and fast catching up with the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party in Gujarat as well as closing the gap between the popularity of ....

UK aid minister facing sack over meetings with Israelis

UK aid minister facing sack over meetings with Israelis

Development Secretary Priti Patel apologised to PM May for failing to report she had met senior Israeli officials, including Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, during a private holiday.

World community back Qatar in handling blockade: experts

World community back Qatar in handling blockade: experts

As more than 100 days have passed since it has been put under blockade by some Gulf-Arab countries, Qatar has won the support of the world community and achieved high moral ground by effectively handling the crisis, participants at a panel discussion highlighted yesterday.

Lanka ends decades-long occupation of Tamil port

Lanka ends decades-long occupation of Tamil port

Sri Lanka’s military said yesterday it has ended its occupation of a major fishing harbour after 27 years and allowed Tamil civilians in the former war zone to take back their land.

London’s stocks plunge as May calls snap UK election

London’s stocks plunge as May calls snap UK election

London stocks plunged yesterday, dragging Europe lower after Britain called a snap general election, fuelling political uncertainty ahead of Brexit but also a tight presidential race in France.

Qatar suffer heart-breaking 1-0 defeat to Uzbekistan

Qatar suffer heart-breaking 1-0 defeat to Uzbekistan

Qatar’s slim chances of clinching an automatic qualifying spot for the 2018 World Cup in Russia dissipated yesterday after they were beaten 1-0 by Uzbekistan in their Group A match in Tashkent.

Alfardan Jewellery set to offer more choices for women

Alfardan Jewellery set to offer more choices for women

Alfardan Jewellery, one of the main participants at the ongoing Doha Jewellery and Watches Exhibition (DJWE) at the Doha Exhibition and Convention Centre, has several regional and global brands in its pavilion.

Top post for prominent Qatari citizen

Top post for prominent Qatari citizen

Prominent Qatari citizen Jassim Ibrahim Qassim Fakhroo (pictured) is the new CEO of the International Public Relations Association (IPRA) GCC branch, the organisation announced yesterday.

MEC inspection: 18 jewellery outlets fined

MEC inspection: 18 jewellery outlets fined

The Ministry of Economy and Commerce (MEC) has withdrawn the discounts licence issued to 18 jewellery outlets and fined them QR5,000 each due to their non-compliance with the payroll selling prices before and during discounts.