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Jaidah Auto unveils ‘fastest, most powerful’ Corvette at motor show

The 2019 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1, the fastest and most powerful...

Genesis’ GV80 concept SUV in maiden reveal

Genesis’ fuel cell concept sports utility vehicle (SUV) was launched...

2019 Toyota Avalon promises ‘authentic driving experience’

Abdullah Abdulghani & Bros Co (AAB), sole agents for Toyota vehicles...

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QTC puts on display top brands

Qatar Trading Company (QTC) is showcasing a range of high-calibre...

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QIC Insured ‘official partner of Qatar Motor Show’

QIC Insured, the personal insurance division of leading insurer QIC,...


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EU leaders vow tough action on cyber attacks

EU leaders on Thursday condemned the attempted hack on the global chemical weapons watchdog and vowed to step up the bloc's efforts to tackle cyber attacks.

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Sri Lanka president tightens security after 'assassination plot'

Sri Lanka's president has heightened his security following reports of an assassination plot involving an alleged Indian intelligence operative, his advisor said Thursday.

Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May leaves 10 Downing Street in London, Britain

Take it or leave it? EU offers May few options on Brexit deal

The European Union and Britain have given themselves a few more weeks to break the deadlock in their Brexit talks but for Brussels the delay seems mainly about Prime Minister Theresa May ...


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UN’s Syria envoy to step down at end of November

UN Syria envoy Staffan de Mistura said yesterday he would step down...

The former head of security for the Palestinian Authority Mohammed Dahlan (left) and Spear Operation

UAE hired American mercenaries to kill targets in Yemen: report

American mercenaries were hired by the UAE to assassinate political...

Civil Defence volunteers, known as the White Helmets, carry a wounded man into a makeshift hospital

Evacuated Syrian White Helmets leave Jordan for western countries

Hundreds of members of the White Helmets - a volunteer Syrian search...

A security member of the Saudi Arabian consulate close police barriers after a diplomatic vehicle ar

Turkish investigators examine Saudi consulate for second time

A small group of Turkish investigators are examining the Saudi...


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Ericsson

Ericsson turns first profit in more than two years

Shares in Swedish telecoms firm Ericsson shot up by 5% in early trades yesterday after it posted better-than-expected third quarter earnings, turning its first net profit in more than two years. Ericsson’s net profit soared to 2.7bn kronor ($301mn, €261mn) during the period July-September, compared

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South Korea holds interest rates

South Korea’s central bank kept monetary policy steady yesterday for a seventh straight meeting, as it assessed new signs of softness in the economy and the potential fallout from global trade frictions.

Weedside

Woodside eyeing Browse gas project deal in 2020

Woodside Petroleum Ltd yesterday said it was aiming to bring forward the target date for approving the mammoth Browse gas project off northwest Australia by a year to 2020, with the $15bn cost estimate potentially being pared.

US

US energy exports to China plummet as Trump trade war bites

It’s probably not the kind of success US President Donald Trump had in mind, but his trade dispute with China has effectively killed off the burgeoning energy trade between the world’s two biggest economies.

Japan

Japan exports fall for first time since 2016 in Sept

Japan’s exports fell in September for the first time since 2016 as shipments to the United States and China declined, likely impeding third quarter economic growth and adding to concerns about the broadening impact of an escalating Sino-US trade war.

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Turkish budget sets out goal of economic rebalancing for 2019

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan signed off on a proposed 2019 budget that promises to help the Middle East’s largest economy regain balance and financial stability while curbing consumer inflation.

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