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Equities drop after latest North Korea nuclear test

Equities drop after latest North Korea nuclear test

Stock markets in Asia and Europe slid yesterday as investors sought safer bets after North Korea claimed to have tested a hydrogen bomb, one week after firing a ballistic missile over Japan.

Changing the consignee by the consignor

Changing the consignee by the consignor

Question: Is it legally allowed to change the consignee by the consignor? If so what procedure is to be followed? We are in a situation that the agreed payment prior to consignment has not been made by the consignee.

Sharif names brother Shahbaz as successor

Sharif names brother Shahbaz as successor

Pakistan’s disqualified prime minister Nawaz Sharif named his brother Shahbaz, the Chief Minister of Punjab province, as his successor and nominated ex-oil minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi as an interim premier in a defiant speech yesterday.

Blockade said to open growth opportunities for SMEs in Qatar

Blockade said to open growth opportunities for SMEs in Qatar

The economic blockade has led to more opportunities for growth and expansion of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and Qatar’s manufacturing sector, an official of a local company said.

Al Aqsa: Standoff at holy site after metal detectors removed

Al Aqsa: Standoff at holy site after metal detectors removed

A tense standoff was underway between Israel and Muslim worshippers at a Jerusalem holy site Wednesday despite the removal of metal detectors, with concerns of major unrest later this week if a resolution is not found.

Eight bodies found in truck in Texas parking lot

Eight bodies found in truck in Texas parking lot

Eight people were found dead on Sunday inside a truck in a Walmart parking lot in San Antonio, Texas in what police said appeared to be "human trafficking crime."

Qatar a strong partner in world peace

Qatar a strong partner in world peace

Qatar is a strong and effective partner that can be relied upon in building international peace and security, having maintained its top ranking on the Global Peace Index among Middle East and North African countries, ...

Kohl leaves legacy of German reunification, European integration

Kohl leaves legacy of German reunification, European integration

Helmut Kohl, the giant of post-War German politics, leaves behind a vital legacy, one that includes German reunification as well as European integration. It is, then, quite apt that Kohl’s coffin was draped in the EU flag as world leaders gathered to pay tribute to the former German chancellor.

EON, RWE investors eye mega windfall on nuke tax fillip

EON, RWE investors eye mega windfall on nuke tax fillip

Investors in Germany’s biggest power producers are set for a multibillion-euro windfall after the nation’s top court blocked a controversial tax on nuclear fuel that hobbled the utilities’ earnings.

Strauss sees IPL as risk worth taking for England stars

Strauss sees IPL as risk worth taking for England stars

England director of cricket Andrew Strauss believes the vital experience gained from sending the country’s players to the Indian Premier League (IPL) far outweighs the risk of them picking up injuries during the Twenty20 tournament.

Trouble brews for Opec as expensive oil ‘turns cheap’

Trouble brews for Opec as expensive oil ‘turns cheap’

Reports of deep-sea drilling’s demise in a world of sub-$100 oil may have been greatly exaggerated, much to Opec’s dismay.

The ‘second home’ to SSLSD pre-primary kids

The ‘second home’ to SSLSD pre-primary kids

Stafford Sri Lankan School Doha strives for excellence. Owing to this fact, the 15-year-old school that commenced with only 11 children and two teachers, currently educates around 1,000 students of various nationalities.