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HBKU title highlights the plight of refugee children

HBKU title highlights the plight of refugee children

The latest title from Hamad Bin Khalifa University Press (HBKU Press), Missing Colours, written and illustrated by Gulnar Hajo, imaginatively and symbolically explores the hardships faced by child labourers in cities around the world.

Islamic finance industry hampered by global economic conditions

Islamic finance industry hampered by global economic conditions

Global economic volatilities, consistently low oil prices and reduced demand for credit are among the factors that currently weigh on the Islamic financial service industry,....

Big Oil dangles $19bn in investments for Norway tax breaks

Big Oil dangles $19bn in investments for Norway tax breaks

Norway’s oil industry says it has some major investments in store if the government can just come through with some tax incentives.

Spring in the air ...

Spring in the air ...

President Pranab Mukherjee opens the annual ‘Udyanotsav’ of the Mughal Gardens of Rashtrapati Bhavan, in New Delhi yesterday.

After US exit, Asian nations try to save TPP trade deal

After US exit, Asian nations try to save TPP trade deal

Australia and New Zealand said yesterday they hope to salvage the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) by encouraging China and other Asian countries to join the trade pact after US President Donald Trump kept a promise to abandon the accord.

Sustaining the Trump rally

Sustaining the Trump rally

Donald Trump’s victory in the United States’ presidential election surprised most of the world.

Turkey arrests head of opposition newspaper

Turkey arrests head of opposition newspaper

Turkey detained on Friday the head of the board of opposition daily Cumhuriyet, which saw nine of its staff arrested last week, the newspaper said.

Two submarines set to join Bangladesh Navy

Two submarines set to join Bangladesh Navy

Two submarines will be added to the fleet of Bangladesh Navy by this year, Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Nizamuddin Ahmed said after a meeting with President Abdul Hamid in Dhaka yesterday.

May backs new Heathrow runway

May backs new Heathrow runway

The government backed a $22bn expansion of London’s Heathrow Airport yesterday, ending 25 years of indecision with an ambitious plan to boost global trade links following the vote to leave the European Union.

Mercedes-Benz GLC Class model 2015 recalled

Mercedes-Benz GLC Class model 2015 recalled

The Ministry of Economy and Commerce, in collaboration with Nasser Bin Khaled Automobiles, has announced the recall of Mercedes-Benz GLC Class, model year 2015, over a potential defect in the steering column tube switch module wiring harness.

Two journalists bailed pending trial in Oman

Two journalists bailed pending trial in Oman

An Omani court has released two journalists pending an appeal after they were given jail sentences for undermining the state, a colleague said yesterday.

Sensex gains; rupee weakens

Sensex gains; rupee weakens

Advances in health-care and consumer companies helped India’s benchmark stock gauge end two days of losses in volatile trading even as renewed concerns of rising bad loans weighed on state-owned lenders.