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Kenyan judge orders jail for doctors' union officials

Kenyan judge orders jail for doctors' union officials

A Kenyan judge on Monday ordered that officials from the national doctors' union be jailed for one month amid an ongoing strike over pay and conditions in public hospitals.

Iraq warns of 'regional war' over Turkish military presence

Iraq warns of 'regional war' over Turkish military presence

Iraq's prime minister warned Turkey on Wednesday it risked triggering a regional war by keeping troops in his territory, as the neighbouring states summoned each other's ambassadors in a mounting diplomatic stand-off.

Two killed as suicide blasts hit Afghanistan

Two killed as suicide blasts hit Afghanistan

Suicide attackers yesterday targeted foreign troops in Kabul and a police headquarters in restive southern Afghanistan...

Trentin heaps more misery on Sagan with Tour stage win

Trentin heaps more misery on Sagan with Tour stage win

For the third time already at this Tour de France, Peter Sagan was pipped at the line as Italy’s Matteo Trentin won the seventh stage yesterday.

Slain boys in divided land shared a love for music

Slain boys in divided land shared a love for music

Mohamed Abu Khadr, a slightly-built youth with piercing brown eyes, loved Arab folk dancing. Naftali Fraenkel, a strapping

Emotion, drama & mystique never far away from Benfica

Emotion, drama & mystique never far away from Benfica

Few European clubs serve up the same heady mix of emotion, drama and mystique as Benfica who have been left licking their wounds.

Philippines posts record $4.48bn BoP deficit in Jan

Philippines posts record $4.48bn BoP deficit in Jan

The Philippines posted a record balance of payments (BoP) deficit of $4.48bn in January.

16 killed, gas pipelines blown up in Pakistan

16 killed, gas pipelines blown up in Pakistan

Sixteen people were killed and major gas pipelines were blown up in a new wave of attacks across Pakistan as the ...

Nokia sets sights on reviving wireless network sales

Nokia sets sights on reviving wireless network sales

Nokia has reported a steep fall in sales at its network equipment division, the main business which it will be left...

Domestic institutions’ sell pressure drags QE

Domestic institutions’ sell pressure drags QE

Domestic institutions’ selling pressure yesterday dragged the Qatar Exchange.

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Gold imports on hold as rules cause uncertainty

Gold imports on hold as rules cause uncertainty

India’s imports of gold have halted since July 22, sending premiums for scarce stocks soaring, as traders in the world’s biggest bullion buyer.