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Iran sticking to nuclear deal, IAEA says

Iran sticking to nuclear deal, IAEA says

Even after the United States pulled out of an international accord to curb Iran's nuclear programme, Tehran has continued to stick to its side of the deal, according to a report from IAEA.

Taiwan’s leader warns against Chinese ‘military expansion’

Taiwan’s leader warns against Chinese ‘military expansion’

Taiwan’s President Tsai Ing-wen warned yesterday against what she called China’s “military expansion” as it ups drills around the island, but said she did not believe the two rivals would go to war.

“We often don’t try because we’re afraid to fail”

“We often don’t try because we’re afraid to fail”

Amanda Lucidon moved in faith. After taking a buyout from her California newspaper job, in 2008 the photojournalist relocated to the nation’s capital, a place she believed would offer “unlimited possibilities.”

SPD urged to consider new German ‘grand coalition’

SPD urged to consider new German ‘grand coalition’

Germany’s Social Democrats (SPD) should reconsider their opposition to joining a new “grand coalition” with Angela Merkel’s conservatives because Europe needs a stable government in Berlin, a senior ally of the chancellor said yesterday.

Buyout firms crave Buffett-like long game that remains elusive

Buyout firms crave Buffett-like long game that remains elusive

A few years ago, private equity managers were growing tired of sitting on the sidelines, watching Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway make landmark investments in Kraft Heinz and BNSF Railway. They wanted to get in the game.

Trump touts Twitter use as key to White House win

Trump touts Twitter use as key to White House win

US President Donald Trump, known for his prolific and sometimes incendiary tweeting, defended his use of the social media platform in an interview aired on Sunday, saying without it he might not be president.

Conte blames Chelsea’s injury woes on hectic schedule

Conte blames Chelsea’s injury woes on hectic schedule

Antonio Conte says the injury problems that threaten to derail Chelsea’s season have been caused by his side’s increased workload.

Qatar-Malaysia...43 years of outstanding diplomatic ties

Qatar-Malaysia...43 years of outstanding diplomatic ties

The State of Qatar and the Kingdom of Malaysia enjoy 43 years of outstanding bilateral relations, marked by co-operation in the fields of energy, economy and investment.

Qatar’s Julio and Tijan triumph at Osaka Open

Qatar’s Julio and Tijan triumph at Osaka Open

Qatar’s Julio Donascimento and Ahmed Tijan emerged champions at the AVC Beach Volleyball Tour Grand Front Osaka Open.

Lions making Stafford the NFL’s highest-paid player

Lions making Stafford the NFL’s highest-paid player

The Detroit Lions handed out the biggest contract extension in NFL history Monday night, inking quarterback Matthew Stafford to a five-year, $135mn contract that will kick in next season. His $60.5mn in guaranteed money is also a record.

Planes collide on Indonesian runway, no casualties

Planes collide on Indonesian runway, no casualties

Two passenger planes collided at an airport in the Indonesian city of Medan on Thursday, an airline spokesman said, the latest incident to hit the country's beleaguered aviation sector.

QNB posts 7% jump in H1 profit to QR6.7bn

QNB posts 7% jump in H1 profit to QR6.7bn

QNB Group, the largest financial institution in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region, has reported a 7% jump year-on-year in net profit to QR6.7bn in the first half of this year.