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    Russian market sell-off to push up inflation, cap economic recovery
    Apr18

    Russian market sell-off to push up inflation, cap economic recovery

    A sell-off in Russian markets triggered by the latest round of US sanctions may drive up inflation and cap an economic recovery this year, but the overall impact is expected to be limited for now.Investors’ initial reaction to the sanctions announced on April 6, targeting several major companies and individuals thought to have ties to...

    Russia-West ‘alienation’ worrying: German president
    Apr16

    Russia-West ‘alienation’ worrying: German president

    German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier has voiced alarm over the growing “alienation” between Russia and the West, stressing the need for dialogue as post-Cold War tensions peak.Speaking to the Bild am Sonntag, Steinmeier said last month’s poisoning of a Russian ex-spy in England, which Britain and its allies blame on Moscow, is “a very...

    Naldo screamer seals Schalke win over arch-rivals Dortmund
    Apr15

    Naldo screamer seals Schalke win over arch-rivals Dortmund

    A 30-metre rocket from Naldo fired Schalke 04 to a 2-0 victory over-arch rivals Borussia Dortmund yesterday and strengthened their grip on second place in the Bundesliga. Naldo’s superb strike sent the blue half of the Ruhr region into raptures as Schalke recorded their first win over Dortmund since September 2014.The Brazilian, who scored...

    Barshim leads world class field on home turf
    Apr11

    Barshim leads world class field on home turf

    Team Qatar’s 2017 World Champion, Diamond League Champion and World Athlete of the Year, Mutaz Barshim will be the headline name at this year’s Doha Diamond League as he once again kicks off his 2018 outdoor season in front of a home-crowd. Qatar’s best-ever athlete will ensure a phenomenal atmosphere inside Qatar Sports Club as...

    Heroic Roma restore Italian pride after World Cup despair
    Apr11

    Heroic Roma restore Italian pride after World Cup despair

    Italy has spent five months grieving over the failure of the national team to take their customary place at the World Cup, but Roma have restored some pride with a heroic victory over Barcelona in the Champions League.The Azzurri, four-time world champions, are not going to Russia, but after Roma won 3-0, to over-turn a 4-1 quarter-final deficit...

    Clock is ticking but Klopp keeps dreams in check
    Apr11

    Clock is ticking but Klopp keeps dreams in check

    Jurgen Klopp admits the clock is ticking on his target of winning a trophy within the first four years of his Liverpool tenure but after eliminating Manchester City he says he dare not dream that it will be the Champions League.The 50-year-old German refuses to contemplate a sixth European crown for the historic club even after they beat the...

    Ukraine rejects Russian gas transit offer
    Apr11

    Ukraine rejects Russian gas transit offer

    Ukraine on Wednesday rejected a natural gas transit proposal by Russian energy giant Gazprom as an unacceptable and unprofitable proposition for Kiev. Gazprom on Tuesday had said it could continue pumping reduced volumes of gas to western and central Europe through an existing Ukrainian trunk pipeline. The suggestion came after German Chancellor...

    Poland demands Russia return 2010 presidential jet wreckage
    Apr10

    Poland demands Russia return 2010 presidential jet wreckage

    Poland’s President Andrzej Duda on Tuesday demanded that Russia hand over the wreckage of a 2010 presidential plane crash that has stoked friction with Moscow and divisions at home as Warsaw marked eight years since the disaster. President Lech Kaczynski and his wife Maria were among the 96 people who died in the crash in Smolensk, western...

    International schools Arabic debating contest kicks off
    Apr07

    International schools Arabic debating contest kicks off

    The 4th International Schools Arabic Debating Championship kicked off yesterday at Qatar National Convention Centre (QNCC). Organised by the QatarDebate Centre, the championship is being held under the patronage of HE Sheikha Hind bint Hamad al-Thani, Vice-Chairperson and CEO of Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development...

    US slaps sanctions on Putin’s oligarch allies
    Apr07

    US slaps sanctions on Putin’s oligarch allies

    The United States struck at the heart of President Vladimir Putin’s inner circle yesterday, imposing sanctions on seven of Russia’s most influential oligarchs and stoking a diplomatic crisis that some have dubbed a new Cold War. Those hit include metals magnate Oleg Deripaska, described as operating for the Russian government, as well...

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