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Qatar's economy one of world's fastest growing, says Qatari ambassador to Mexico

Qatar's economy one of world's fastest growing, says Qatari ambassador to Mexico

The Ambassador of the State of Qatar to the United Mexican States, Mohammed bin Jassim al-Kuwari, emphasised that Qatar's economy is considered one of the fastest growing and dynamic economies in the world ...

India exits China-backed trade deal as 15 nations ready to sign

India exits China-backed trade deal as 15 nations ready to sign

India pulled out of a trade pact covering much of Asia, paving the way for 15 other countries to sign the China-backed regional trade deal next year.

Hundreds of thousands take over streets as Lebanon's protests grow

Hundreds of thousands take over streets as Lebanon's protests grow

Hundreds of thousands of Lebanese took to the streets to condemn political stasis and corruption Sunday, the largest in four days of demonstrations that have crippled the country and threatened the coalition government.

EU's incoming economy chief calls for less restrictive budget policies

EU's incoming economy chief calls for less restrictive budget policies

The European Union needs looser budgetary policies and an overhaul of its fiscal rulebook, the bloc's designated economics commissioner said in an article published on Sunday.

Ecuador govt, protesters agree deal to end deadly unrest

Ecuador govt, protesters agree deal to end deadly unrest

Ecuador's president and indigenous leaders reached an agreement Sunday to end nearly two weeks of violent protests against austerity measures adopted to obtain a multi-billion-dollar loan from the IMF.

Trump to meet China envoy, lifting hopes for trade talks

Trump to meet China envoy, lifting hopes for trade talks

President Donald Trump announced Thursday he will meet with China's top trade envoy as the two sides pursue fraught negotiations that this week appeared headed for a dead end.

‘Strong economy’ driving more South Korean companies to Qatar

‘Strong economy’ driving more South Korean companies to Qatar

Qatar’s robust and resilient economy has continued to attract a wide range of South Korean companies that want to explore the nation’s diverse investment markets, according to an official ...

Beijing hopes glitzy new airport will take off as aviation hub

Beijing hopes glitzy new airport will take off as aviation hub

Beijing's new futuristic airport that resembles a giant starfish -- opened days before the country celebrates the 70th anniversary of communist rule -- promises to transform the Chinese capital into a major Asian aviation hub.

Volkswagen launches mammoth bet on electric at IAA car show

Volkswagen launches mammoth bet on electric at IAA car show

With a new car and range sporting a spruced-up logo, German car giant Volkswagen enters the Frankfurt IAA car show hoping bets worth tens of billions of euros will pay off.

Fuel supplies restored to debt-ridden Air India

Fuel supplies restored to debt-ridden Air India

Fuel supplies have been restored to debt-ridden Air India at six airports following government-mediated talks, after a two-and-half-week suspension by oil companies over the late payment of dues, local media reported.

India's GDP growth hits 6-year low, more stimulus expected

India's GDP growth hits 6-year low, more stimulus expected

India's economy grew at its weakest pace since 2013 between April and June as consumer demand and government spending slowed amid global trade frictions

India's central bank unveils $24 bn windfall for government

India's central bank unveils $24 bn windfall for government

India's central bank has announced a $24-billion windfall for the cash-strapped government, giving a much-needed boost to Prime Minister Narendra Modi as he seeks to kickstart growth in Asia's third-biggest economy.