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China firm Ant Financial drops MoneyGram deal

China firm Ant Financial drops MoneyGram deal

Ant Financial, an affiliate of Chinese Internet titan Alibaba, has been forced to abandon a $1.2bn deal to buy US remittances firm MoneyGram after failing to get approval from regulators in Washington.

France to loan 430 mn euros to Iraq: ministry

France to loan 430 mn euros to Iraq: ministry

France is to grant a 430-million euro loan to Iraq whose economy has been weakened by low oil prices and its fight against jihadists, a French foreign ministry official said on Saturday.

Defending champ Garcia tries to build on Masters win

Defending champ Garcia tries to build on Masters win

Defending champion Sergio Garcia approaches this week’s Byron Nelson Championship trying to restore some focus on his game after the thrill of winning his first major title at last month’s Masters.

Qatar focus on health, environment highlighted

Qatar focus on health, environment highlighted

The Minister of Municipality and Environment HE Mohamed bin Abdullah al-Rumaihi yesterday highlighted that Qatar, under the wise leadership of HH the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani, has accorded great focus on health and environment by including these as important pillars of the Qatar National

Abu Dhabi signs agreement on futuristic transport system

Abu Dhabi signs agreement on futuristic transport system

Abu Dhabi has signed the United Arab Emirates' second hyperloop feasibility study to build a futuristic high-speed transport system connecting the cities of Abu Dhabi and Al Ain.

Saudi stocks tumble on government’s austerity measures

Saudi stocks tumble on government’s austerity measures

Saudi Arabia’s stock index slumped 3.8% yesterday after the government said it would cut ministers’ salaries by 20% and scale back financial bonuses and perks for public sector workers under an austerity drive.

Despairing Argentina fans urge Messi to keep playing

Despairing Argentina fans urge Messi to keep playing

Argentines begged Lionel Messi yesterday not to abandon the national team before the 2018 World Cup after he tearfully announced his retirement in frustration at another last-gasp international defeat.

QIIB explains banking operations to Qatar Academy students

QIIB explains banking operations to Qatar Academy students

QIIB recently hosted two groups of students from Qatar Academy at a Professional Day event.

Modest hopes for Federer ahead of injury comeback

Modest hopes for Federer ahead of injury comeback

Roger Federer was giving absolutely no guarantees about his form yesterday, as the four-time finalist prepared for his first ATP start in more than two months at the Monte Carlo Masters.

Clashes as France starts destroying the ‘Jungle’

Clashes as France starts destroying the ‘Jungle’

Clashes broke out between French riot police and migrants yesterday as bulldozers moved into the grim shantytown...

McCullum gone for good as Aussies scent win

McCullum gone for good as Aussies scent win

Brendon McCullum drew the curtain on his illustrious batting career as a typically pugnacious but short-lived innings yesterday was unable to loosen Australia’s firm grip on the second Test in Christchurch.

Yuan bears say outflow just starting as Goldman Sachs warns of shocks

Yuan bears say outflow just starting as Goldman Sachs warns of shocks

Yuan bears say this month’s rally shouldn’t be taken as a sign China’s great reversal in capital flows has finished. Goldman Sachs Group warns that any further shock depreciation will only accelerate the exit.