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Cabinet approves draft law on investments by non-Qataris

Cabinet approves draft law on investments by non-Qataris

The regular Cabinet meeting, chaired by HE the Prime Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa al-Thani, yesterday approved a draft law that regulates investments by non-Qataris in the economy and agreed to refer it to the Advisory Council.

ECB to exit ‘follow-the-Fed strategy’ on QE

ECB to exit ‘follow-the-Fed strategy’ on QE

The European Central Bank followed the Federal Reserve’s map when it began buying bonds, but it’s set to pursue a different route out of emergency stimulus.

Female French politician attacked while campaigning

Female French politician attacked while campaigning

Leading French conservative politician Nathalie Kosciusko-Morizet was attacked and knocked out in a Paris market yesterday while canvassing support ahead of Sunday’s vote, her campaign team said.

Five killed in London tram accident; driver arrested

Five killed in London tram accident; driver arrested

Five people were killed, more than 50 others were injured and two remained trapped after a tram overturned on Wednesday morning in south London, said police who later confirmed officers had arrested its driver.

Govt offers to buy foreign fighter jets if made in India

Govt offers to buy foreign fighter jets if made in India

A deal for 200 single-engine planes produced in India could be worth anything from $13-$15bn, experts say

Policeman dead after Bangladesh Eid prayer attack

Policeman dead after Bangladesh Eid prayer attack

At least one policeman was killed and five others wounded Thursday following an explosion and a gunbattle near a mass prayer gathering to celebrate Eid in northern Bangladesh, police said.

Ronaldo and Nani send Portugal into Euro 2016 final

Ronaldo and Nani send Portugal into Euro 2016 final

Cristiano Ronaldo equalled the all-time tournament scoring record and set up the other goal as Portugal beat Wales 2-0 yesterday...

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....

Border bonhomie

Border bonhomie

Officers of India’s Border Security Force and Pakistan Rangers exchange sweets, on the occasion of the Indian festival of Holi, on Attari-Wagha border yesterday.

Rescued women recall Boko captivity horrors

Rescued women recall Boko captivity horrors

Boko Haram fighters killed older boys and men in front of their families before taking women and children into the forest where many died of hunger and disease,...

Research success for WCMC-Q scientists

Research success for WCMC-Q scientists

Researchers at the Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar (WCMC-Q) have made “exciting” new discoveries about the role of calcium in biological processes that underpin...

India’s forex reserves rise by $2.69 bn

India’s forex reserves rise by $2.69 bn

India’s foreign exchange (forex) reserves rose by $2.69bn to $286.26bn for the week ended November 22, helped by a sharp increase in foreign currency assets..