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Airlines re-route or cancel flights around Iraq, Iran

Airlines re-route or cancel flights around Iraq, Iran

Major airlines cancelled Iran and Iraq flights on Wednesday and re-routed others away from both countries' airspace, following an Iranian missile strike on United States-led forces in Iraq.

Death toll from Mumbai floods jumps to 14, rain eases

Death toll from Mumbai floods jumps to 14, rain eases

Tuesday's deluge in Mumbai - nearly a month's average rainfall in a single day - had halted train services and led to flight cancellations.

Amsterdam's Schiphol airport hit by major computer outage

Amsterdam's Schiphol airport hit by major computer outage

A major computer malfunction crippled traffic at Amsterdam's Schiphol airport on Wednesday causing the delay or cancellation of more than 100 flights at one of Europe's largest transportation hubs.

QNB introduces NCR Aptra Interactive Teller Machine

QNB introduces NCR Aptra Interactive Teller Machine

QNB has become the first bank in Qatar to introduce the NCR Aptra Interactive Teller Machine, from NCR Corporation, the global leader in consumer transaction technologies.

Exhibit by Tibetans covered at Dhaka show

Exhibit by Tibetans covered at Dhaka show

One of Bangladesh’s biggest art shows has covered up an exhibit by Tibetan artists after the Chinese embassy in Dhaka said it was “offended” by the artwork, an organiser said yesterday.

Support for Merkel and her party dips

Support for Merkel and her party dips

Support for Chancellor Angela Merkel and her conservative bloc has slipped further due to her handling of the refugee crisis and worries about crime and security after assaults on women at New Year in Cologne, a survey showed yesterday.

Tibetan woman self-immolates in China

Tibetan woman self-immolates in China

A Tibetan woman burned herself to death days before the anniversary of a failed uprising against Chinese rule ...

Revised Japan Q4 GDP to show better capex

Revised Japan Q4 GDP to show better capex

Revised fourth quarter Japanese data on Monday is likely to show capital spending was slightly stronger than expected.

Yemen president meets Qatari envoy

Yemen president meets Qatari envoy

Yemeni President Abdrabuh Mansur Hadi meets Qatari ambassador Mohamed bin Hamad al-Hajri in Aden yesterday.

Ease norms for workers’ recruitment, Nepal urged

Ease norms for workers’ recruitment, Nepal urged

Qatar has urged Nepal to ease emigration procedures to make recruitment from the Himalayan country hassle-free.

Miliband pledges rise in minimum wage

Miliband pledges rise in minimum wage

Britain’s opposition Labour party yesterday promised to raise the national minimum wage.