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Woman rescued after climbing on giant construction crane in Toronto

Woman rescued after climbing on giant construction crane in Toronto

A woman who had climbed to the end of a construction crane pulley in downtown Toronto was rescued early on Wednesday, then arrested and could face mischief charges, authorities said.

QDB, Shell offer QR70mn SME deals

QDB, Shell offer QR70mn SME deals

Qatar Shell, along with Qatar Development Bank (QDB), is offering QR70mn contracts this year to local small and medium enterprises (SMEs),.....

People losing patience with Modi: Kanhaiya

People losing patience with Modi: Kanhaiya

Jawaharlal Nehru University Students’ Union president Kanhaiya Kumar yesterday launched a scathing attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, and demanded that the government stop ‘jumlas’ (idioms) and start “working” as public patience was wearing out.

Qatar economy remains strong, stable: Al-Raisi

Qatar economy remains strong, stable: Al-Raisi

Qatar is among the “least affected” because of liquidity constraints in the banking system, said Commercial Bank CEO Abdulla Saleh al-Raisi.

Qatargas joins ‘Moushtarayat’ conference and exhibition

Qatargas joins ‘Moushtarayat’ conference and exhibition

Qatargas has announced its participation in the “1st Government Procurement and Contracting Conference & Exhibition (Moushtarayat)” organised by Qatar Development Bank (QDB) as part of its vision to encourage local business partnerships.

China financial players drive up HK office rent

China financial players drive up HK office rent

Mainland Chinese financial institutions have expanded their physical footprint in Hong Kong’s prime business district at their fastest pace in five years, driving up rents and underscoring how Beijing’s policies are reshaping the city.

Guardiola to manage Manchester City from July

Guardiola to manage Manchester City from July

Spaniard Pep Guardiola has signed a three-year contract to take over as Manchester City manager in July, the Premier League club said.

Swedish envoy meets Transport Minister

Swedish envoy meets Transport Minister

Swedish Ambassador Ewa Polano has called on HE the Minister of Transport and Communications Jassim Seif Ahmed al-Sulaiti to discuss investment opportunities in Sweden’s transportation industry.

Erdogan warns scholars who criticised policies

Erdogan warns scholars who criticised policies

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has launched a blistering attack on academics who criticised his policies in the Kurdish-dominated southeast, warning that they would pay a price after falling into a “pit of treachery”.

Bushfire destroys nearly 100 homes in Western Australia

Bushfire destroys nearly 100 homes in Western Australia

A bushfire destroyed nearly 100 homes in western Australia as it swept through countryside south of Perth.

Lekhwiya grab top December honours

Lekhwiya grab top December honours

Lekhwiya head coach Djamel Belmadi has been announced as the QSL coach of the month for December 2015.

You can always improve, says Lahm

You can always improve, says Lahm

Philipp Lahm has clocked up plenty of miles attending FC Bayern training camps over the years, in the Black Forest, Malaga, New York, Shanghai, Dubai, Tokyo and now Qatar again