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Japan readies fuel cell subsidies in bet on Toyota's next big thing
July 23, 2014 - 2:33:59 pm
TOKYO: Japan is readying subsidies to help Toyota Motor Corp and key suppliers take the lead in hydrogen-powered fuel cell vehicles that cou...
Emiri Diwan announces Eid holiday dates
July 23, 2014 - 2:12:55 pm
DOHA: The Emiri Diwan has announced that Eid holiday for ministries, government institutions and public entities, setting it to start on Sun...
Qatar stresses solidarity with Palestinians, welcomes international efforts to reach ceasefire
July 23, 2014 - 1:53:24 pm
NEW YORK: The State of Qatar has stressed its solidarity with the Palestinian people in their legitimate struggle and it spares no effort in...
Philippine army warned against "meddling" as coup rumours swirl
July 23, 2014 - 1:47:02 pm
MANILA: Philippine soldiers should keep clear of politics, the military's new chief said on Wednesday, as rumours of a possible coup swi...
Emir, PM congratulate Sultan of Oman
July 23, 2014 - 1:17:31 pm
DOHA: HH the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani sent Wednesday a cable of congratulations to His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin S...
Majid Al Futtaim says H1 revenues jump 14pc
July 23, 2014 - 1:15:11 pm
DUBAI: Dubai-based shopping mall developer Majid Al Futtaim (MAF) reported a 14 percent increase in first-half revenues on Wednesday, citing...
Encephalitis outbreaks in India kill more than 150
July 23, 2014 - 1:13:08 pm
NEW DELHI: Recent outbreaks of encephalitis in India have killed more than 150 people, with health officials on alert fearing the death toll...
Six suicide bombers blown up by own explosives in Afghanistan
July 23, 2014 - 1:12:18 pm
KABUL: At least six suicide bombers were killed in a premature explosion in eastern Logar province of Afghanistan. The Ministry of Interi...
Two killed in landslide in N. Philippines
July 23, 2014 - 1:10:58 pm
MANILA: A three-year-old boy and his younger brother were buried under tons of earth after a landslide occurred in Rodriguez, Rizal, in Phil...
Five children among dead in France minibus tragedy
July 23, 2014 - 1:10:22 pm
LILLE: Five children aged 12 to 14 and their driver were killed when the minibus they were travelling in crashed headlong into an incoming t...
Emir, PM congratulate Egyptian president
July 23, 2014 - 1:08:21 pm
DOHA: HH the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani sent Wednesday a cable of congratulations to President of the Arab Republic ...
Possible many more MH17 bodies with wreckage: Australia PM
July 23, 2014 - 12:31:53 pm
SYDNEY: Australia's Prime Minister Tony Abbott said Wednesday it was possible that many bodies from the MH17 crash were still lying in t...
Heatstroke kills three in Japan, thousands hospitalised
July 23, 2014 - 11:17:09 am
TOKYO: Sweltering temperatures across Japan have left at least three people dead while 3,000 others were rushed to hospital due to heatstrok...
Qatari ambassador in Beijing meets president of islamic association of China
July 23, 2014 - 11:04:08 am
BEIJING: HE Qatar's ambassador to the People's Republic of China Sultan bin Salmeen Al Mansouri has visited the Islamic Association ...
Syria air raid kills 6 children from same family
July 23, 2014 - 11:01:34 am
BEIRUT: Six children from the same family were killed in an air strike by government forces on a village in the northern province of Aleppo,...
13 killed as Pakistani jets pound hideouts north Waziristan
July 23, 2014 - 10:55:14 am
ISLAMABAD: At least 13 terrorists were killed as Pakistan Air Force fighter jets on Wednesday again pounded four suspected hideouts of milit...
US Airways to resume Tel Aviv flights Thursday
July 23, 2014 - 9:46:36 am
WASHINGTON: US Airways plans to resume its direct flights from Philadelphia to Tel Aviv on Thursday after a temporary ban from federal autho...
Tokyo stocks close down 0.10pc
July 23, 2014 - 9:39:01 am
TOKYO: Tokyo stocks closed down 0.10 percent on Wednesday as early buying following a positive lead from Wall Street ran out of steam. Th...
Japan to count Saudi, UAE crude storage toward reserve goals
July 23, 2014 - 9:10:42 am
TOKYO: Japan will start treating as "quasi-strategic reserves" some of the crude stored by Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirat...
US Air Force to launch new surveillance satellites
July 23, 2014 - 8:55:16 am
WASHINGTON: The US Air Force will launch new satellites Wednesday to track those of other countries and counter possible threats to American...
Apple profit climbs along with iPhone sales
July 23, 2014 - 8:54:08 am
SAN FRANCISCO: Apple on Tuesday reported that its quarterly profit climbed with strong iPhone demand, but a decline in iPad tablet sales put...
Philippine anger as game with NBA players is cancelled
July 23, 2014 - 8:39:36 am
MANILA: Organisers of a visit by NBA stars to the basketball-mad Philippines have apologised and offered refunds after an exhibition game wa...
Chrysler to recall 792,300 SUVs for ignition problem
July 23, 2014 - 8:37:07 am
WASHINGTON: Chrysler on Tuesday said it would recall up to 792,300 sport utility vehicles to fix an ignition-switch problem, the same part i...
London's Canary Wharf wins go-ahead to build 3,100 homes
July 22, 2014 - 2:51:50 pm
LONDON: London's Canary Wharf district has won permission to build 3,100 new homes alongside the headquarters of some of the world's...
Prince Harry voices hatred of Twitter
July 22, 2014 - 2:50:57 pm
LONDON: Britain's Prince Harry has spoken of his hatred for the micro-blogging website Twitter due to its role in the invasion of his pr...
UAE ‘offered to fund Israel’s Gaza ...
Gunmen kill 21 Egyptian border guar...
Salary must be paid in 7 days
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World-class housing for workers pl...
Major labour reforms on the anvil
Truck firm Volvo expects $64.35m ch...
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