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Anger as US Marine in Philippine murder case snubs summons
October 21, 2014 - 6:51:01 pm
OLONGAPO, Philippines: A US Marine accused of murdering a transgender person in the Philippines snubbed a summons by prosecutors Tuesday, sp...
Car bombs kill at least 12 in Baghdad Shiite area
October 21, 2014 - 6:49:39 pm
BAGHDAD: Two car bombs exploded in a Shiite area of northeast Baghdad on Tuesday, killing at least 12 people, Iraqi security and medical off...
Qatar Insurance to list subsidiary focused on foreign markets
October 21, 2014 - 6:49:10 pm
DUBAI: Qatar Insurance Company (QIC) said on Tuesday its board had approved a move to list the firm's international subsidiary on Qatar&...
Tokyo stocks close down 2.03pc after weak China growth
October 21, 2014 - 5:38:50 pm
TOKYO: Tokyo stocks dropped 2.03 percent Tuesday as investors locked in profits after the previous day's rise of almost four percent, wh...
Indonesian president ponders some cabinet picks on anti-graft concern
October 21, 2014 - 5:35:41 pm
JAKARTA: New Indonesian President Joko Widodo said on Tuesday he was re-evaluating some of his choices for cabinet jobs after an anti-graft ...
India's Modi moves to reform problem-plagued coal industry
October 21, 2014 - 5:27:53 pm
NEW DELHI: India's government has pledged to open up the coal mining industry to private players in the energy-starved country as Prime ...
Total CEO de Margerie killed in Moscow plane collision
October 21, 2014 - 5:23:37 pm
Christophe de Margerie, CEO of French oil and gas company Total SA, arrives to attend a dinner at the Elysee Palace in Paris, in this Ma...
Microsoft chief Nadella earned $84m in 2014
October 21, 2014 - 5:23:01 pm
NEW YORK: Microsoft chief Satya Nadella, whose gaffe advising women to trust "karma" for pay raises sparked a firestorm, earned $8...
Facebook sues lawyers over bogus founder claim
October 21, 2014 - 8:46:05 am
NEW YORK: Facebook Monday sued lawyers who represented a man claiming he was entitled to a stake in the huge social network, saying they sho...
Fresh attack at Baghdad Shiite mosque kills at least 11
October 20, 2014 - 6:11:08 pm
BAGHDAD: A suicide bomber detonated explosives Monday outside a Shiite mosque in central Baghdad, killing at least 11 people in the second s...
India fireworks factory blast kills eight
October 20, 2014 - 6:08:49 pm
NEW DELHI: An explosion at a firecracker factory in southern India killed at least eight people on Monday, a day before the start of a major...
India court jails five for life for gang-rape
October 20, 2014 - 6:05:05 pm
NEW DELHI: An Indian court Monday jailed five men for life for gang-raping a call centre worker in a case that occurred two years before a f...
Iraq PM rules out foreign boots on the ground
October 20, 2014 - 6:04:22 pm
NAJAF, Iraq: Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi on Monday ruled out any foreign ground intervention to assist government forces in retakin...
Aquino rejects call to annul US-Philippines forces agreement over murder case
October 20, 2014 - 2:49:44 pm
MANILA: Philippine President Benigno Aquino rejected on Monday calls to tear up the Visiting Forces Agreement with the United States after a...
PM inaugurates Milipol Qatar 2014
October 20, 2014 - 2:00:07 pm
DOHA: Under the auspices of HH the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani, HE Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Abdullah bin ...
Bus accident kills 20 in Bangladesh, leaves 30 injured
October 20, 2014 - 1:50:26 pm
DHAKA: At least 20 people were killed and 30 injured when two buses collided head-on in northern Bangladesh on Monday, police said. The a...
Mezzan Holding to sell 30 pct of shares in first Kuwait IPO since 2009
October 20, 2014 - 1:49:55 pm
DUBAI: Mezzan Holding, a Kuwaiti producer and distributor of food and fast-moving consumer goods, said on Monday it would float 30 percent o...
Indonesia's Widodo takes office, reaches out to foes
October 20, 2014 - 12:21:40 pm
Indonesian President Joko Widodo (L) is greeted by outgoing vice president president Boediono (R) while outgoing president Susilo Bamban...
Philippines' Aquino says US ties above transgender murder
October 20, 2014 - 12:17:23 pm
MANILA: Philippine President Benigno Aquino said Monday the murder of a Filipino transgender prostitute allegedly by a US Marine should not ...
MediCare Group, Qatar German Company disclose interim financial statements
October 20, 2014 - 12:16:57 pm
DOHA: MediCare Group disclosed the interim financial statements for the period ending September 30, 2014. The interim financial statement...
20 Yemen Shiite rebels killed in Qaeda clashes, attack
October 20, 2014 - 11:34:41 am
SANAA: At least 20 Shiite rebels were killed in clashes with Al-Qaeda militants and a car bombing in Yemen's central town of Rada, triba...
Industries Qatar posts QR4.7bn 9-month net profit
October 20, 2014 - 9:52:31 am
DOHA: Riding on a third quarter net profit of QR 1.9 billion, Industries Qatar (QE: IQCD) posted a net profit of QR 4.7 billion for ni...
Tokyo shares soar 3.98pc to biggest one-day gain in over a year
October 20, 2014 - 9:48:06 am
TOKYO: Tokyo stocks jumped 3.98 percent on Monday, notching up their biggest one-day points gain in over a year following a sharp rise on Wa...
Lufthansa flights hit by strikes Monday and Tuesday
October 20, 2014 - 9:44:45 am
A man checks in at a Lufthansa counter at the airport in Munich, Germany, 20 October 2014. EPA/Andreas Gebert BERLIN: Pilots for Luft...
SAP cuts outlook despite profit rise in Q3
October 20, 2014 - 9:39:46 am
FRANKFURT: SAP, the German software giant, said Monday it was trimming its profit forecast for the whole of 2014, despite a st...
Alberta economy’s dominance under t...
New sponsorship law this year: Cham...
Ministers slam campaign against Qat...
20 in hospital after eating bad ba...
Call for fair competition
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Companies line up to be listed on Q...
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