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US, Europe deflation provides Qatar energy industry opportunity to raise funds at cheaper rates: KPMG

US, Europe deflation provides Qatar energy industry opportunity to raise funds at cheaper rates: KPMG

Deflation in major economies like the US and Europe provides a unique opportunity for Qatar’s oil and gas industry to raise funds at cheaper interest rates to finance capital expansion plans, a new report has shown.

US tells China not to interfere with its journalists in Hong Kong

US tells China not to interfere with its journalists in Hong Kong

The US on Sunday warned China against interfering with American journalists working in Hong Kong, in an escalating row between the two countries over press freedom and other issues.

11 firefighters injured in Los Angeles battling blaze

11 firefighters injured in Los Angeles battling blaze

At least 11 firefighters were injured in downtown Los Angeles when a fire in a commercial building sparked a major explosion and spread to nearby structures on Saturday evening, fire officials said.

Trump fires State Dept watchdog said to be probing Pompeo

Trump fires State Dept watchdog said to be probing Pompeo

A government watchdog fired suddenly by Donald Trump was investigating Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, said a Democratic lawmaker who accused the president of committing a potentially illegal act of retribution.

Mission Impossible to Mission Control: Tom Cruise to film in space

Mission Impossible to Mission Control: Tom Cruise to film in space

Tom Cruise will film his next Hollywood blockbuster on location -- 250 miles up in the air and orbiting the Earth once every 90 minutes.

US, UK launch post-Brexit video trade talks amid coronavirus recession

US, UK launch post-Brexit video trade talks amid coronavirus recession

The United States and Britain launch trade negotiations by videoconference on Tuesday following the UK's exit from the European Union, as both allies struggle with the effects of the coronavirus ...

'Once Upon a Virus': China mocks US in Lego-like animation

'Once Upon a Virus': China mocks US in Lego-like animation

China has published a short animation titled ‘Once Upon a Virus’ mocking the US response to the new coronavirus using Lego-like figures to represent the two countries.

US firms upbeat on Qatar market despite pandemic, says business council exec

US firms upbeat on Qatar market despite pandemic, says business council exec

American companies are keeping an upbeat outlook on the Qatari economy, an official of the US-Qatar Business Council (USQBC) has said, citing quick government support ...

Trump says he will suspend all immigration into US over coronavirus

Trump says he will suspend all immigration into US over coronavirus

President Donald Trump said on Monday he will suspend all immigration into the United States temporarily through an executive order in response to the coronavirus outbreak and to protect American jobs.

Europe's virus toll tops 100,000 as protests spread in US

Europe's virus toll tops 100,000 as protests spread in US

Coronavirus deaths surged past 100,000 in hardest-hit Europe on Saturday as hundreds of Americans frustrated by lockdown orders and egged on by President Donald Trump staged protests in several US cities.

Coronavirus forebodes a mental health crisis across the US

Coronavirus forebodes a mental health crisis across the US

Mounting economic pressures and health concerns coupled with social isolation during the Covid-19 public health emergency have led to a rise in individuals seeking mental health care and self-medicating with drugs.

United States coronavirus deaths highest in world exceeding Italy

United States coronavirus deaths highest in world exceeding Italy

US deaths due to the coronavirus surpassed 19,600 on Saturday, the highest reported number in the world, according to a Reuters tally, although there are signs the pandemic might be nearing a peak.