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US elite forces in deadly raid on Qaeda in Yemen

US elite forces in deadly raid on Qaeda in Yemen

Elite US forces launched a dawn raid against Al-Qaeda in Yemen on Sunday, killing at least 14 suspected jihadists in an operation in which an American soldier also died.

Brexit will hit new power station plans, warns experts

Brexit will hit new power station plans, warns experts

Hinkley Point C and other new nuclear power stations in Britain will be delayed by a decision by the UK to quit Europe’s atomic power treaty, experts have warned.

The cold-blooded killer of Russia's Turkey envoy

The cold-blooded killer of Russia's Turkey envoy

Mevlut Mert Altintas, 22, had been a Turkish police officer in the capital Ankara all his working life. On a freezing winter evening on Monday, he walked out of room number 214 in a hotel in the Cankaya district of the city after shaving and putting on a suit.

Qatar tops world with 99% households in areas covered by Ooredoo fibre

Qatar tops world with 99% households in areas covered by Ooredoo fibre

Qatar’s nationwide fibre network, built primarily upon “Ooredoo’s Supernet infrastructure” leads the world in terms of rollout speed and customer take-up, according to a new report by global consulting group Arthur D Little.

12 killed in Shebaab bomb attack in Kenya

12 killed in Shebaab bomb attack in Kenya

A bomb blast at a guesthouse in northeast Kenya killed at least 12 people yesterday, in an attack claimed by Shebaab militants who last hit the area earlier this month.

Israeli woman allegedly raped in Indian resort town

Israeli woman allegedly raped in Indian resort town

A 25-year-old Israeli woman has allegedly been raped by two men in the popular northern Indian Himalayan resort town of Manali, senior local police officers said on Monday.

Hodgson mulls striker options against Slovakia

Hodgson mulls striker options against Slovakia

England take on Slovakia today in the key battle for first place in Group B at Euro 2016 with Roy Hodgson mulling over which of his strikers to deploy.

Investors seldom had it so good as sukuk sales jump to record

Investors seldom had it so good as sukuk sales jump to record

It’s rarely been this good for Islamic bond investors. Not only have global-dollar sales climbed to $14bn this year, a record for the period and relief after a dearth of offerings in the second half of 2015....

Draghi reform warnings drag on Europe markets

Draghi reform warnings drag on Europe markets

World stock markets were lower yesterday as European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi again urged politicians to step up in efforts to breathe new life into the tepid eurozone economy, analysts said.

Qatar stuns debt market with record $9bn bond

Qatar stuns debt market with record $9bn bond

Qatar’s unprecedented $9bn Eurobond sale has pressed the re-set button for the Gulf region’s debt market.

The allure of lighting

The allure of lighting

Home décor of the 21st century has broken new ground in both style and functionality, and lighting is perhaps at the forefront of this continuing creative and aesthetic evolution of interior design.

China banks pull back from lending splurge

China banks pull back from lending splurge

Chinese banks extended 726.6bn yuan ($111.80bn) in net new yuan loans in February, missing expectations and pulling back from a lending splurge in January, even as the central bank promised to keep policy loose to support the slowing economy.