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QP CEO’s China visit opens ‘further cooperation’ in energy field

QP CEO’s China visit opens ‘further cooperation’ in energy field

Talks held recently between Qatar Petroleum (QP) and Chinese officials and other energy companies in China had resulted in “further cooperation” in the field of energy, QP has announced in a statement.

Aramco said to hire banks for first sukuk ahead of IPO

Aramco said to hire banks for first sukuk ahead of IPO

Saudi Arabian Oil Co, the world’s largest oil producer, picked four banks to advise on its first bond sale, two people familiar with the matter said, ahead of the world’s largest initial public offering.

Aleppo evacuation: Syrian rebels blame Iran

Aleppo evacuation: Syrian rebels blame Iran

Syrian rebels blamed Iran and its Shia-backed militias on Saturday of holding up a deal to evacuate civilians trapped in the remaining rebel bastion in Aleppo.

Enhanced international collaboration required in major event security, says ICSS expert

Enhanced international collaboration required in major event security, says ICSS expert

With the growing influence of technology and the increasing security challenges facing host and bidding nations, a leading Safety and Security expert from the International Centre for Sport Security (ICSS) highlighted the need for enhanced international collaboration

Coup in a state — Banerjee’s dangerous idea

Coup in a state — Banerjee’s dangerous idea

Pretenders to the throne are finding the going tough. Prime Minister Narendra Modi is showing no sign of fatigue in the face of relentless attack from the opposition, leaving in utter despair those who thought that one day they could sit where Modi is sitting now.

Prescott catches fire as Cowboys win 10th straight

Prescott catches fire as Cowboys win 10th straight

Rookie quarterback Dak Prescott got hot in the fourth quarter as the Dallas Cowboys won their 10th straight with a 31-26 win over the Washington Redskins on the US Thanksgiving holiday.

Thailand confirms two cases of Zika-linked microcephaly

Thailand confirms two cases of Zika-linked microcephaly

Thailand confirmed on Friday that the Zika virus had caused two cases of microcephaly, a condition that results in babies being born with small heads, the first time it has been linked to Zika in Southeast Asia.

Messi out for three weeks as Barcelona held

Messi out for three weeks as Barcelona held

Barcelona failed to capitalise on Real Madrid dropping points against Villarreal as the La Liga champions were held to a 1-1 draw at home to Atletico Madrid on Wednesday, while talisman Lionel Messi limped off with a groin injury.

Iron bridge collapse halts Ivory Coast-Burkina rail traffic

Iron bridge collapse halts Ivory Coast-Burkina rail traffic

Rail traffic between Ivory Coast and Burkina Faso has been halted for at least two weeks after a bridge collapsed on the line linking the two countries, the operator has said.