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HE the Prime Minister and Minister of...

Qatar-Pakistan ties reviewed

HE the Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Abdullah bin...

Turkish envoy praises strength of ties with Qatar

As Qatar commemorates and pays tribute to its founding fathers,...

EAA signs pact with UN body

Education Above All (EAA) Foundation signed an agreement with the...

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Qatar calls for Palestinian unity against Israeli atrocity

Qatar called on the Palestinians to unite ahead of any other interest...

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Netherlands envoy greets Qatar on National Day

Ambassador of the Netherlands to Qatar, Bahia Tahzib-Lie,...


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POPE

Pope tells off politicians who blame migrants for every evil

Pope Francis has condemned nationalist leaders who blame migrants for their countries’ problems and themselves fostered mistrust in society by pursuing dishonest gain and xenophobic and racist policies.

PUTIN

Putin lays out missile plans if US quits treaty

Russian President Vladimir Putin has laid out plans for Moscow to develop mid-range missiles banned under a Cold War treaty with the United States if Washington abandons the deal.

CHAOS

Chaos on highways as ‘yellow vests’ torch toll booths

French “yellow vest” protesters occupied highway toll booths, setting a number on fire and causing transport chaos in parts of the country just days before the Christmas holidays getaway.


Region
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YEMEN

Yemen’s Hodeidah calm after ceasefire takes effect

Yemen’s flashpoint city of Hodeidah was calm yesterday as a ceasefire...

Lebanon's Ali Hassan Khalil

Lebanon seen closer to new government, minister says could be within days

Lebanon appeared to be edging towards clinching a deal to form a new...

TRUCE

Truce in Hodeidah to start today after new clashes

A ceasefire in Yemen’s battleground port city of Hodeidah and its...

ARMY

Army destroys Palestinian fighter’s West Bank home

Israeli forces destroyed the home of a Palestinian accused of killing...


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Al-Mansoori

Qatar’s corporate sector seen set for more listings in ’19

Qatar’s corporate sector is slated to see more listings in 2019, indicating the growing confidence in the country’s bourse, which is the best performer in the Gulf so far this year.

Chinese President

China’s Xi pledges ‘unswerving’ reforms, but on own terms

Chinese President Xi Jinping called yesterday for the unswerving implementation of reforms on Beijing’s terms, saying no one could boss it around, but offered no new measures in a speech marking 40 years of market liberalisation.

Workers

China expected to grow 6.5% next year: Govt researcher

China’s economy should grow 6%-6.5% next year, with a boost from “moderately loose” economic policy, a researcher at the state planner said yesterday, dismissing concerns there could be a sharp slowdown.

UK

UK economy heads for bleak 2019 as BoE’s Brexit worries mount

The warning signs of 2019 are lighting up for the UK economy as Brexit comes to a head.

The Federal Reserve

Fed’s experiment to control key rate may already be at its limit

The Federal Reserve’s latest strategy to control its key interest rate may already be reaching its limits.

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Islamic banking profits jump 27.7% in Pakistan

Profits of the Islamic banking industry surged by 27.7% to Rs23bn in 3QCY18, from Rs18bn in same quarter last year, reported State Bank of Pakistan’s Islamic Banking Bulletin issued this month.

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The Doha Forum held in Doha on December 16 & 17 has proved to be a massive success in dealing with the challenges faced by the global community today.

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