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Hundreds protest in Syria's Homs after school bombing
October 02, 2014 - 2:53:27 pm
BEIRUT: Hundreds of people took to the streets of the Syrian city of Homs on Thursday, demanding its governor resign after a suicide bomber ...
Philippine Islamist militants threaten to behead German on Oct. 17
October 02, 2014 - 2:00:42 pm
MANILA: Al-Qaeda linked Islamist militants in the Philippines said on Thursday they will kill one of two German captives on Oct. 17 unless t...
Fiat needs more than the 500 to turn core brand around
October 02, 2014 - 1:47:59 pm
PARIS: While rivals roll out new models and concept cars, Fiat has little to show at the Paris auto show besides another variant of its retr...
Seven Libyan soldiers killed in suicide bombings, clashes in Benghazi
October 02, 2014 - 1:46:45 pm
BENGHAZI: Seven Libyan soldiers were killed and 50 wounded in a double suicide bombing and clashes in the eastern city of Benghazi on Thursd...
Dubai detectives to get Google face-recognition technology
October 02, 2014 - 1:46:08 pm
DUBAI: Dubai police plan to issue detectives with Google Glass hands-free eyewear to help them fight crime using facial recognition technolo...
Five people contract Ebola every hour in S.Leone
October 02, 2014 - 1:45:25 pm
LONDON: Five people are being infected with Ebola every hour in Sierra Leone and demand for treatment beds is far outstripping supply, the S...
Pakistan set to record highest number of polio cases
October 02, 2014 - 1:27:52 pm
ISLAMABAD: Health officials in Pakistan on Thursday said the country was set to break its record for the highest number of polio cases in a ...
Bomb on passenger coach kills seven in Pakistan
October 02, 2014 - 12:57:52 pm
PESHAWAR: A bomb blast on a passenger coach in northwest Pakistan on Thursday killed at least seven people and wounded another six, police s...
New Afghan president re-opens inquiry into Kabul Bank scandal
October 02, 2014 - 12:37:08 pm
KABUL: Afghanistan's new president on Wednesday re-opened an inquiry into a 2010 scandal over a bank that collapsed triggering a financi...
Shares in Dubai's Emaar Malls surge after investors rally
October 02, 2014 - 12:36:40 pm
DUBAI: Shares of the retail division of Dubai's Emaar Properties surged in first trading Thursday after an initial public offering that ...
Interpol opens Singapore centre to fight cyber crime
October 02, 2014 - 11:51:21 am
SINGAPORE: Interpol, the world's largest police organisation, is opening a centre in Singapore focused on fighting cyber crime, which ma...
Hyundai union narrowly approves wage deal
October 02, 2014 - 11:44:45 am
SEOUL: Hyundai Motor union members on Thursday narrowly approved a wage deal aimed at ending a series of damaging partial strikes at the wor...
National Bank of Kuwait sells Qatar bank stake for $538m
October 02, 2014 - 11:44:17 am
KUWAIT: National Bank of Kuwait has sold its 30 percent stake in unlisted International Bank of Qatar for 155 million dinars ($537.5 million...
15 feared dead in Bulgaria explosives blast
October 02, 2014 - 10:51:13 am
SOFIA: Fifteen people were feared dead Thursday after a blast flattened a Bulgarian explosives plant that decommissioned landmines, with the...
Israel approves 2610 housing units in Jerusalem
October 02, 2014 - 10:49:17 am
OCCUPIED JERUSALEM: Israel has announced a plan for the construction of 2610 housing units in the East Jerusalem neighborhood of Givat Hamat...
Tokyo stocks drop 2.61pc by close
October 02, 2014 - 10:05:12 am
TOKYO: Tokyo stocks suffered a 2.61 percent drop on Thursday as a stronger yen and worries about the world economy dragged the Japanese mark...
Gulf Arabs demand return of state authority in Yemen
October 02, 2014 - 9:13:19 am
DUBAI: Gulf Arab states have demanded the restoration of government authority in Yemen, issuing a thinly veiled criticism of rebels with tie...
New blow to Indonesia's Widodo at rowdy parliament opening
October 02, 2014 - 9:12:46 am
JAKARTA: Indonesian opposition politicians won key posts in parliament Thursday after new leader Joko Widodo's supporters stormed out of...
Myanmar news website hacked over Muslim 'support'
October 02, 2014 - 9:12:14 am
YANGON: A popular Myanmar news website was blocked by hackers angry at its description of hardline Buddhist monks as "radical", a ...
Three killed in suicide attack on Afghan army bus
October 02, 2014 - 8:53:32 am
KABUL, Afghanistan: A Taliban suicide attacker killed three people on an Afghan army bus in Kabul on Thursday, the latest deadly strike agai...
Oil prices down in Asia
October 02, 2014 - 8:52:59 am
SINGAPORE: Oil prices fell in Asia Thursday, pressured by concerns about a global supply glut and a stronger dollar, analysts said. US be...
Philips ordered to pay $467m in Masimo patent trial
October 02, 2014 - 8:52:31 am
NEW YORK: A US jury on Wednesday ordered Dutch electronics giant Philips to pay $466.8 million to the American corporation Masimo for violat...
Exchange Rates in Qatar
October 02, 2014 - 8:51:01 am
Exchange Rates in Qatar DOHA: Exchange Rates for foreign currencies as issued on Thursday by Qatar National Bank (QNB) are as following: ...
GM sees Europe profitable, better US margins in 2016
October 01, 2014 - 6:28:30 pm
NEW YORK: General Motors Wednesday said it will return to profitability in its European division and reach a key profit target for its US di...
Bahrain court lifts travel ban on leading activist
October 01, 2014 - 6:21:41 pm
DUBAI: A Bahrain court lifted Wednesday a travel ban on a prominent activist charged with assaulting airport police as she flew in to try to...
Syrian regime should be punished: E...
IS tightens grip on Syria town; UK...
NY scientists unveil ‘invisibility ...
Yemen faces triple trouble
Dreamliner resumes flight after eme...
Airport staff now under QA
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