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North Korea slams latest US sanctions as 'act of war'

North Korea slams latest US sanctions as 'act of war'

North Korea on Sunday slammed the latest US measures against it as an ‘act of war’, after US President Donald Trump announced the ‘heaviest sanctions ever’ on the nuclear-armed regime.

Credit expansion helps drive Qatar banks' foreign assets growth

Credit expansion helps drive Qatar banks' foreign assets growth

Foreign assets of Qatar’s banks grew by 6% year-on-year in February, driven by expansion in credit (21.3%); while domestic assets grew by 13.8%, driven by the growth in domestic credit (17.1%), shows a QNB report.