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Spain’s king pays homage to father Juan Carlos

Spain’s king pays homage to father Juan Carlos

Spanish King Felipe VI paid homage to his father Juan Carlos yesterday as the former monarch, fresh from celebrating his 80th birthday, made a public comeback after complaining bitterly of being left on the sidelines.

Qatar voices concern over linking terror with religion

Qatar voices concern over linking terror with religion

HE the Foreign Minister’s special envoy on counter-terrorism and disputes’ settlements, Dr Mutlaq bin Majed al-Qahtani, has warned against linking violence and terrorism with religion, beliefs and ideologies.

Ex-billionaire Batista isn’t negotiating his Brazil return

Ex-billionaire Batista isn’t negotiating his Brazil return

Eike Batista, once Brazil’s wealthiest man, isn’t negotiating conditions for his return to Brazil days after federal police declared him a fugitive, his lawyer said.

Medina Centrale to be vehicle-free zone on weekends

Medina Centrale to be vehicle-free zone on weekends

With the onset of winter, The Pearl-Qatar’s Medina Centrale will again be transformed into a pedestrian-friendly district during weekends to boost visitors’ enjoyment of the Island’s vibrant town centre.

Stocks a lurid buy in Fed model that may never prove right

Stocks a lurid buy in Fed model that may never prove right

It’s getting harder for bulls to justify the lofty valuations in US stocks, and one of the last arguments left, that equities are actually cheap when compared against bonds, is increasingly being called into question.

China steelmaker plans to cut up to 50,000 jobs

China steelmaker plans to cut up to 50,000 jobs

One of China’s largest steelmakers plans to shed up to 50,000 jobs, its chairman said, as the country struggles to reduce overcapacity while growth in the world’s second-largest economy slows.

Swamy vows to send Sonia and Rahul to jail

Swamy vows to send Sonia and Rahul to jail

Anti-corruption crusader and Bharatiya Janata Party leader Subramanian Swamy has vowed to send Congress leaders Sonia and Rahul Gandhi to jail, ..

Obama offers pope warm White House welcome

Obama offers pope warm White House welcome

Barack Obama welcomed Pope Francis to the White House on Wednesday - the first black US president hailing the first pontiff from the Americas as a unique moral authority.

EU's Tusk warns of east-west divide on migrant crisis

EU's Tusk warns of east-west divide on migrant crisis

EU President Donald Tusk warned Thursday that divisions between western member states and their newer eastern partners ...

Emir greets sultan of Oman

Emir greets sultan of Oman

HH the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani, HH the Deputy Emir Sheikh Abdullah bin Hamad al-Thani and HE the Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa .....

Quiet summer, but loud expectations from Miami Heat

Quiet summer, but loud expectations from Miami Heat

Amid a changing NBA landscape, the Miami Heat took a minimalistic approach to free agency: They brought back their own.

Dusty conditions, fresh winds on cards

Dusty conditions, fresh winds on cards

Strong and fresh winds will affect Qatar from today, the Met Office has said. The bout of wind may last until the end of the weekend.