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Qatar Exchange index rises 102.85 points
September 01, 2014 - 6:54:21 pm
DOHA: Qatar Exchange index gained 102.85 points (0.76 percent) Monday when trading closed at 13,699.51 points. The trading value dropped ...
Saudi suspends labour visas for nations worst-hit by Ebola
September 01, 2014 - 6:53:42 pm
RIYADH: Saudi Arabia has stopped granting visas to workers from Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone, the countries worst-hit by the deadly Ebol...
Dubai's state property firm Meraas seeks up to $4bn loan
September 01, 2014 - 1:39:58 pm
DUBAI: Meraas Holding, a state-owned property firm that is developing some of Dubai's most ambitious real estate projects, is in talks w...
Japan firm showcases 'touchable' 3D technology
September 01, 2014 - 1:38:54 pm
Japan's high-tech venture Miraisens CEO Natsuo Koda demonstrates the new device using 3D-heptics technology which gives users tectal...
Iraq violence killed at least 1,420 people in August
September 01, 2014 - 1:36:11 pm
BAGHDAD: Violence in Iraq killed at least 1,420 people during the month of August, as Iraqi forces fought to regain areas overrun by jihadis...
Kia Motors' August sales fall 3pc
September 01, 2014 - 1:35:41 pm
SEOUL: Kia Motors Corp., South Korea's second-largest automaker, said Monday its sales fell 3 percent in August from a year ago, mainly ...
Chief of Staff meets commander of Peninsula Shield Forces
September 01, 2014 - 1:11:38 pm
DOHA: HE Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces Air Vice-Marshal Ghanim bin Shaheen al Ghanim met Monday with Peninsula Shield Forces' Comma...
Heineken says selling Mexican packaging business for $1.2bn
September 01, 2014 - 12:37:18 pm
THE HAGUE: Dutch brewing giant Heineken on Monday announced selling Mexican-based packaging business Empaque to US-based Crown Holdings in a...
Emir, PM greet Uzbekistan president
September 01, 2014 - 11:30:54 am
DOHA: HH the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani sent Monday a cable of congratulations to President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Isla...
Emir, PM congratulate Slovakia president
September 01, 2014 - 11:28:18 am
DOHA: HH the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani sent Monday a cable of congratulations to President of the Republic of Slovakia Andrej...
Explosion outside Paris leaves 6 people dead, 11 injured
September 01, 2014 - 11:27:40 am
PARIS: Six people were dead after an explosion occurred inside an apartment building in Rosny-sous-Bois outside Paris. Eleven people, fou...
Dubai lender ENBD to announce plans for Tier 1 bond Monday
September 01, 2014 - 11:26:58 am
DUBAI: Emirates NBD, Dubai's largest lender, will announce plans later on Monday to issue a capital-boosting bond, banking sources told ...
At least 41 Taliban militants killed in Afghan operations
September 01, 2014 - 11:20:09 am
KABUL: At least 41 Taliban militants including their local commanders were killed Monday following joint military operations by Afghan natio...
CaixaBank to buy Barclays Spain operations
September 01, 2014 - 11:17:58 am
LONDON: Spain's third-biggest bank by capitalisation CaixaBank is to buy Barclays' Spanish operations for 800 million euros ($1.1 bi...
Exchange Rates in Qatar
September 01, 2014 - 9:54:17 am
Exchange Rates in Qatar DOHA: Exchange Rates for foreign currencies as issued on Monday by Qatar National Bank (QNB) are as following: ...
KOGAS says starts commercial crude oil production in Iraq's Badra
September 01, 2014 - 8:29:00 am
SEOUL: Korea Gas Corp (KOGAS) has started commercial crude production in Iraq's Badra oilfield as planned, the state-run South Korean co...
Japan aims to double India investment in 5 years
September 01, 2014 - 8:28:14 am
TOKYO: Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will tell his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi at a summit on Monday that Japan aims to double its...
Samsung's shipbuilding, engineering units to merge
September 01, 2014 - 8:27:01 am
SEOUL: The shipbuilding and engineering units of South Korea's Samsung group said Monday they would merge, as the family-run giant gears...
Car bomb found at Philippines' main airport
September 01, 2014 - 8:26:35 am
MANILA: Four people were arrested after a bomb was found in a van parked at Manila's international airport, authorities said Monday. ...
IFC confirms $100m investment in Saudi's ACWA Power
August 31, 2014 - 6:43:32 pm
DUBAI: International Finance Corp (IFC), a unit of the World Bank, has completed a 375 million riyal ($100 million) equity investment in Sau...
Basketball: Philippines celebrates despite loss to Croatia
August 31, 2014 - 6:40:35 pm
MANILA: Despite losing to Croatia on the first day of the World Cup in Spain, the basketball-crazy Philippines on Sunday still celebrated it...
Former Financial Times Group CEO to become next BBC Trust chairman
August 31, 2014 - 6:38:08 pm
LONDON: Rona Fairhead, former boss of the Financial Times Group, will become the new chairman of the BBC Trust, the body which oversees the ...
Indian PM tours ancient Japanese city
August 31, 2014 - 6:36:13 pm
KYOTO, Japan: India's new Prime Minister Narendra Modi toured the ancient Japanese city of Kyoto on Sunday, the second day of a visit in...
Saudi Sipchem affiliate shuts butanediol plant for upgrade
August 31, 2014 - 6:34:08 pm
KHOBAR, Saudi Arabia: Saudi International Petrochemical Co (Sipchem) said on Sunday that an affiliate had suspended butanediol production fo...
400 injured in Islamabad protest clashes
August 31, 2014 - 6:32:11 pm
ISLAMABAD: More than 400 people were wounded in clashes between police and protesters in Pakistan’s capital Islamabad, hospital offici...
QTA names winners of raffle draw
QTA picks second weekly raffle winn...
Gulf states ready to help counter j...
Binay gained from overpricing, says...
2015 Honda Accord sedan launched
Call for law to curb increase in ...
Emaar to launch malls unit IPO in S...
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