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Speaker receives message from Iran counterpart

Speaker receives message from Iran counterpart

HE the Speaker of the Advisory Council Ahmed bin Abdullah bin Zaid al-Mahmoud yesterday received a message from the Speaker of The Islamic Consultative Assembly of Iran Dr Ali Larijani.

‘Solid’ Sharapova wins second match on comeback

‘Solid’ Sharapova wins second match on comeback

Maria Sharapova picked up a second win in as many days on her comeback from a 15-month doping ban yesterday, beating fellow Russian Ekaterina Makarova at the Stuttgart WTA tournament.

US ex-president George H.W. Bush moved to ICU; wife hospitalized

US ex-president George H.W. Bush moved to ICU; wife hospitalized

Former US president George H.W. Bush has been moved to an intensive-care unit at a Houston hospital with pneumonia and was stable and resting comfortably after doctors performed a procedure to clear his airway, his office said on Wednesday.

EU closes in on visa deal with Ukraine

EU closes in on visa deal with Ukraine

The European Union strengthened its support for Ukraine yesterday, allocating millions of euros for an anti-corruption programme in the former Soviet republic and inching closer to enabling Ukrainians to travel to the EU without a visa.

QTTSC hosts training session to highlight speed enforcement

QTTSC hosts training session to highlight speed enforcement

The Qatar Transportation and Traffic Safety Centre (QTTSC) at Qatar University College of Engineering (QU-CENG) hosted a training session on “Speed Enforcement and Automated Enforcement Technologies”.

‘People need to see the whole picture’

‘People need to see the whole picture’

Eloquently clear in concept, strikingly accurate with description and brutally honest with their expression

Fitch affirms Qatar’s ‘AA’ rating with Stable outlook

Fitch affirms Qatar’s ‘AA’ rating with Stable outlook

Global credit rating agency Fitch Ratings yesterday affirmed Qatar’s long-term foreign and local currency IDRs at ‘AA’, with a Stable outlook.

Financial pressure mounts for people in their 30s and 40s

Financial pressure mounts for people in their 30s and 40s

People in their 30s and 40s face the biggest financial pressure of any age group, according to new research from HSBC’s long-running study, The Future of Retirement.

Barwa Real Estate Q2 profit nearly trebles

Barwa Real Estate Q2 profit nearly trebles

Qatar’s Barwa Real Estate, one of the Gulf Arab state’s largest listed developers, reported a near-trebling of second-quarter net profit yesterday, according to Reuters calculations.

Oil production freeze deal talks should end by March 1, says Russian minister

Oil production freeze deal talks should end by March 1, says Russian minister

Consultations on a preliminary deal between leading oil producers to freeze output should be concluded by March 1...

European migrant crisis worsens

European migrant crisis worsens

The European Union says the scale of migration, driven by war, disaster and poverty, has no parallel since the end of World War II

Putin: Russia is weathering sanctions

Putin: Russia is weathering sanctions

President Vladimir Putin boasted yesterday that Russia had found the “inner strength” .