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PM meets British defence secretary

PM meets British defence secretary

HE the Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Khalid bin Khalifa bin Abdulaziz al-Thani on Thursday met with UK Secretary of State for Defence Ben Wallace and his accompanying who are visiting Qatar.

Emir meets UK defence secretary

Emir meets UK defence secretary

His Highness the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani met on Monday with UK Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson and his accompanying delegation.

Brash, boastful Trump taps Mattis as defence secretary

Brash, boastful Trump taps Mattis as defence secretary

US President-elect Donald Trump said on Thursday he has picked tough-talking retired general James Mattis to be his defence secretary as he soaked up adulation at a large Ohio rally where he pledged to unite the nation.

  Bundesbank chief warns Greece against emergency funding for banks

Bundesbank chief warns Greece against emergency funding for banks

The head of Germany’s powerful Bundesbank warned Greece against using emergency funding to prop up its banks long-term and said countries must bear the impact of their decisions,...

NBC locks up US TV rights to Olympics until 2032

NBC locks up US TV rights to Olympics until 2032

NBC Universal, the media unit of Comcast Corp, signed a $7.65 billion agreement to be the US broadcaster of the Olympics.

FBI agent held in Pakistan

FBI agent held in Pakistan

An American FBI agent arrested in Pakistan for trying to board a plane while carrying pistol ammunition has been remanded in police custody until the ...