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Spain court confirms jail sentence for former IMF chief Rato

Spain court confirms jail sentence for former IMF chief Rato

Former International Monetary Fund chief Rodrigo Rato will have to serve a four-and-a-half year jail sentence for misusing company credit cards when he worked at state-owned lender Bankia, Spain's Supreme Court confirmed on Wednesday.

Siege victims blame politics for losses

Siege victims blame politics for losses

A number of Qatar residents have criticised the way the siege countries have let political issues adversely affect the lives of ordinary people and jeopardise their economic and other interests.

Economic and liquidity conditions key to rate decision, says QCB

Economic and liquidity conditions key to rate decision, says QCB

The Qatar Central Bank’s actions on interest rate depend on the overall economic and liquidity conditions, the QCB said and noted it examines the impact of rate hike on the banking sector from the perspective of financial stability.

Dutch farmers cry 'fowl' as eggs poisoned by insecticide

Dutch farmers cry 'fowl' as eggs poisoned by insecticide

Dozens of poultry farms have been closed across The Netherlands after a toxic insecticide is believed to have contaminated hundreds of thousands of eggs, Dutch officials said on Tuesday.

Erdogan issues warning over opposition march

Erdogan issues warning over opposition march

As Turkey’s main opposition’s “march for justice” entered its third day yesterday, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan indicated his patience was running out and that judicial steps could be taken against participants.