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PM meets Kuwait's State Audit Bureau chief

HE the Prime Minister and Minister of...

PM meets Turkish deputy interior minister

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

Cold spell to start Sunday, likely to last days

A cold spell is expected to affect the country starting Sunday...

Cabinet approves decision to specify real estate brokerage license fees

HE Prime Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al-Thani...

Officials at the press conference. PICTURE: Shaji Kayamkulam

Police College to hold graduation ceremony

The graduation ceremony of the second batch of graduates of the...

Alessandro Masi and Massimo Papa.

Show of unique manuscripts, books opens at QNL

An exhibition of rare and unique manuscripts and printed books has...

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Former Monty Python star Jones gestures in front of "time machine"

'Man of so many talents' - Monty Python's Terry Jones dies aged 77

Terry Jones, one of the founders of British comedy group Monty Python, has died aged 77, his family said on Wednesday Jones died on Tuesday following ‘a long, extremely brave ...

A general view of Mumbai's central financial district

Mumbai bets on all-night shopping to lift India's economy

Residents of Mumbai will be able to shop and dine out until dawn from late this month as the Indian city plans to lift restrictions on retail trading hours in order to boost the local economy.

Islamic State in West Africa

Seven Nigerian troops killed in militant attack

Seven soldiers were killed on Tuesday when Islamic State-affiliated militants attacked a military position in northeastern Nigeria, two military sources told AFP.

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Russian air strikes in Syria kill 23 civilians

Russian air strikes killed at least 23 civilians yesterday in...

An Iraqi protester jumps over burning tyres, blocking an international highway in the southern city

Two protesters killed as Iraqi police struggle to stem unrest

Two protesters died in Iraq yesterday as police fought running street...

General view of the debris of the Ukraine International Airlines, flight PS752, Boeing 737-800 plane

Iran seeks help reading plane's black boxes amid pressure to hand them over

Iran has asked the US and French authorities for equipment to...

Iraqi protesters wave the national flag amid clashes with riot police following a demonstration at B

Four protesters, two cops killed as Iraq unrest resumes

Six Iraqis including two police officers were killed and scores were...

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By Alex Macheras

The Boeing crisis: Time to rebrand?

In the latest of developments with Boeing’s troubled single-aisle jet, Boeing has now informed 737 MAX customers that the grounded jet will not be approved to return to service until mid-2020 ...

Foxconn employees wearing masks attend the company's year-end gala in Taipei, Taiwan

Asian stocks bounce as investors welcome China virus response

Asian stock markets recovered ground on Wednesday as China's response to a virus outbreak tempered some fears of a global pandemic, although Shanghai shares initially slipped amid worries about a hit to domestic demand and tourism.

Dr R Seetharaman

Sustainable world: Davos to emphasise active stakeholder’s participation

The 50th annual meeting of the World Economic forum is underway in Davos, Switzerland. The meeting’s theme is ‘Stakeholders for a Cohesive and Sustainable World.’

Berat Albayrak

Albayrak wants competitive lira, prioritises Turkey nominal rate

Four days after Turkey’s official borrowing costs fell below zero when adjusted for inflation, Treasury and Finance Minister Berat Albayrak said it’s the nominal interest rate that “matters more” and suggested the country’s currency should be at a more favourable level.


Taiwan’s Q4 GDP expands at strongest rate since mid-2018

Taiwan’s economy grew at the fastest pace in one-and-a-half years in the fourth quarter of 2019 as a recovery in electronics demand boosted the island’s manufacturers amid easing concerns over a US-China trade war.


Australia’s fierce wildfires threatening its coal mines

Australia’s deadly wildfires are threatening output at BHP Group’s power-station coal mine in New South Wales state, where production has been impacted by smoke and reduced air quality.


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Iran says the downing of the Ukrainian jet near Tehran was a ‘disastrous mistake’.


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