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Japan households open their wallets; BoJ to keep stimulus

Japan households open their wallets; BoJ to keep stimulus

Japan’s households spent more than expected in November while consumer inflation ticked up and the jobless rate hit a fresh 24-year low, ....

PM meets Saint Vincent minister

PM meets Saint Vincent minister

HE the Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa al-Thani met the Minister of Economic Planning of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Camillo Gonsalves, and his accompanying delegation in Doha yesterday.

‘Lively’ investor interest in Air Berlin, says CEO

‘Lively’ investor interest in Air Berlin, says CEO

Bidding ended yesterday for bankrupt Air Berlin, after a raucous battle for Germany’s second-largest airline that could see the carrier broken down for parts.

Israel again extends Palestinian journalist's detention

Israel again extends Palestinian journalist's detention

Israeli authorities will extend for a second time the detention without charge of a Palestinian journalist accused of belonging to a "terrorist organisation", his wife said on Monday.

QNB introduces NCR Aptra Interactive Teller Machine

QNB introduces NCR Aptra Interactive Teller Machine

QNB has become the first bank in Qatar to introduce the NCR Aptra Interactive Teller Machine, from NCR Corporation, the global leader in consumer transaction technologies.

Support for Merkel and her party dips

Support for Merkel and her party dips

Support for Chancellor Angela Merkel and her conservative bloc has slipped further due to her handling of the refugee crisis and worries about crime and security after assaults on women at New Year in Cologne, a survey showed yesterday.

Tibetan woman self-immolates in China

Tibetan woman self-immolates in China

A Tibetan woman burned herself to death days before the anniversary of a failed uprising against Chinese rule ...

Yemen president meets Qatari envoy

Yemen president meets Qatari envoy

Yemeni President Abdrabuh Mansur Hadi meets Qatari ambassador Mohamed bin Hamad al-Hajri in Aden yesterday.

Ease norms for workers’ recruitment, Nepal urged

Ease norms for workers’ recruitment, Nepal urged

Qatar has urged Nepal to ease emigration procedures to make recruitment from the Himalayan country hassle-free.

Russian tycoon’s arrest sparks fears of ‘Yukos’

Russian tycoon’s arrest sparks fears of ‘Yukos’

The detention of a billionaire on money-laundering charges sent shockwaves through Russia’s business and political ...