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Barclays bank fined almost £38m
September 23, 2014 - 1:28:13 pm
LONDON: Britain's financial watchdog on Tuesday said it had fined Barclays bank almost £38 million for putting client assets at ri...
China travel warning hits Philippine tourism industry
September 23, 2014 - 1:09:29 pm
MANILA: Tens of thousands of Chinese tourists have cancelled trips to the Philippines after a travel warning by Beijing, inflicting major pa...
Chief of Staff meets Russian ambassador
September 23, 2014 - 1:05:21 pm
DOHA: HE Chief of Staff of the Qatari Armed Forces Major General Pilot Ghanim bin Shaheen Al Ghanim met on Tuesday with HE Ambassador of the...
UAE to spend $3bn to build first alumina refinery by end-2017
September 23, 2014 - 12:43:28 pm
ABU DHABI: State-owned Emirates Global Aluminium plans to spend $3 billion to build the United Arab Emirates' first alumina refinery in ...
Israel army kills 2 Palestinians suspected of teens murder
September 23, 2014 - 11:53:42 am
JERUSALEM: Troops killed two Palestinians on Tuesday Israel had named as suspects in the June murder of three Israeli teenagers in the West ...
Real estate transactions worth over QR660m last week
September 23, 2014 - 11:51:43 am
DOHA: Real estate transactions between September 14 and 18 for the real estate sales contracts registered at the Ministry of justice are wor...
Turkey lifts ban on headscarves at high schools
September 23, 2014 - 11:37:24 am
ANKARA: The Turkish government announced it was lifting a ban on female students wearing the Islamic headscarf at high schools, in a move de...
Electronics giant Philips says to split company
September 23, 2014 - 10:48:49 am
THE HAGUE: Dutch electrical appliance group Philips said Tuesday it wants to split the company in two, separating its healthcare-lifestyle a...
Philippine mall pulls 'rape' shirt after online outrage
September 23, 2014 - 10:05:41 am
MANILA: The Philippines' biggest mall operator said Tuesday it had withdrawn from its shelves a T-shirt that made fun of rape, following...
Indian minister wants to hike food handouts
September 23, 2014 - 10:04:23 am
NEW DELHI: India should increase handouts of subsidised grain, its food minister was quoted as saying, in a move that would backtrack on lon...
Three militants blown up while placing IED in Afghanistan
September 23, 2014 - 10:02:16 am
KABUL: At least three militants were killed while they were planting an improvised explosive device (IED) in southern Kandahar province of A...
S. Korea's national debt nears 490 trillion won in 2013
September 23, 2014 - 9:59:52 am
SEOUL: South Korea's national debt neared 490 trillion won about (US$470.8 billion) in 2013 as the government increased borrowing to mak...
Exchange Rates in Qatar
September 23, 2014 - 9:49:03 am
Exchange Rates in Qatar DOHA: Exchange Rates for foreign currencies as issued on Tuesday by Qatar National Bank (QNB) are as following: ...
Masraf Al Rayan halts Libyan bank stake buy on political conditions
September 23, 2014 - 9:37:33 am
DUBAI: Qatar's Masraf Al Rayan has put its planned acquisition of a stake in a commercial bank in Libya on hold until political co...
Air strikes in Syria hit Islamic State and al Qaeda-linked Nusra Front
September 23, 2014 - 9:36:55 am
BEIRUT: The United States and its partners carried out at least 50 air strikes on Islamic State targets in the Syrian provinces of Raqqa and...
Three killed in Pakistan's Peshawar blast
September 23, 2014 - 9:36:03 am
PESHAWAR: Three people including a woman were killed and 13 injured as a result of a blast in front of the railway station in Pakistan's...
38 Taliban militants killed in Afghanistan
September 23, 2014 - 9:10:07 am
KABUL: At last 38 Taliban militants were killed and three others were injured following military operations by Afghan national security forc...
Emir, PM send greetings to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques
September 23, 2014 - 9:08:49 am
DOHA: HH the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani sent Tuesday a cable of congratulations to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King ...
UAE oil minister says premature to decide on OPEC output target
September 23, 2014 - 9:08:08 am
ABU DHABI: It is premature to decide whether OPEC should lower its oil output target when it meets in late November, United Arab Emirates oi...
Ebola cases to triple to 20,000 by November unless efforts raised
September 23, 2014 - 9:07:18 am
GENEVA: The number of Ebola infections will triple to 20,000 by November, soaring by the thousands every week if efforts are not significant...
Miner BHP Billiton to cut 700 jobs in Australia
September 23, 2014 - 8:43:39 am
SYDNEY: Anglo-Australian mining giant BHP Billiton said Tuesday it would lay off 700 workers at coal operations in central Queensland as it ...
China manufacturing gauge picks up in September: HSBC
September 23, 2014 - 8:36:41 am
BEIJING: China's manufacturing sector saw a surprise pick-up in September, a closely watched survey showed Tuesday, but economists warne...
Total announces cost, investment cuts
September 22, 2014 - 2:50:36 pm
LONDON: Total unveiled Monday a cost-cutting programme and further asset sales that will also see the French oil company invest less as it t...
Qatar will not host 2022 World Cup: Zwanziger
September 22, 2014 - 2:49:52 pm
BERLIN: The 2022 World Cup will not be held in Qatar because of the scorching temperatures in the Middle East country, FIFA Executive Commit...
American Education Expo opens in Doha next week
September 22, 2014 - 2:30:44 pm
DOHA: American Education Scholarship Expo opens September 30 at the St. Regis Hotel in Doha, event organisers International Student Network ...
Damascus, opposition must ‘compromi...
US to welcome Modi with open arms
Qatar committed to removing exit p...
A380 to fly over Doha Corniche tod...
Qatar charities distribute 4,000 sh...
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Emir’s visit bolsters German ties
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