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Malaysia declares MH370 disappearance an 'accident'
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Malaysia declares MH370 disappearance an 'accident'

Thursday, 29 January 2015 4:59 PM

Verdict clears the way for the airline to pay compensation to victims' relatives while the search for the plane goes on

Emirates announces plan to add Kolkata route capacity
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Emirates announces plan to add Kolkata route capacity

Saturday, 24 January 2015 9:53 AM

Dubai-based airline says it will add 13th weekly flight to Indian city and upgrade aircraft on some flights

UAE's Tasweek may seek partner for $300m Indonesia project
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UAE's Tasweek may seek partner for $300m Indonesia project

Saturday, 24 January 2015 1:59 AM

Real estate company says it is considering joint venture to build 26-hectare mixed use development

Pakistan's Imran Khan to perform Umrah in Saudi Arabia
Culture & Society»

Pakistan's Imran Khan to perform Umrah in Saudi Arabia

Thursday, 22 January 2015 9:50 AM

The former cricket star who has led often violent street protests against the Pakistani gov’t is expected to arrive in Saudi Arabia this week

Dubai Holding said to be in talks on Hyderabad Smart City plans
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Dubai Holding said to be in talks on Hyderabad Smart City plans

Friday, 16 January 2015 1:48 AM

Telangana government is reportedly in discussions with Dubai firm to establish tech project similar to one in Kochi

Indian PM to visit GCC countries in 2015
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Indian PM to visit GCC countries in 2015

Monday, 12 January 2015 12:42 PM

Visit to build better relations with countries that are home to millions of Indians

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South Asian expats make up 85% of Oman's foreign workforce
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South Asian expats make up 85% of Oman's foreign workforce

Friday, 9 January 2015 1:47 AM

New figures show dominance of India, Bangladesh, and Pakistan workers; total expat workforce rises in Nov

Qatar Air's Al Baker urges Indian PM Modi to open up aviation
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Qatar Air's Al Baker urges Indian PM Modi to open up aviation

Thursday, 8 January 2015 11:35 AM

Aviation chief says Indian politicians have ‘put their personal interests above the nation’ in refusing to grant international airlines more access to the country but Narenda Modi would be different

Delhi Police rule Dubai-based businesswoman was murdered
Culture & Society»

Delhi Police rule Dubai-based businesswoman was murdered

Wednesday, 7 January 2015 1:19 PM

Authorities believe Sunanda Pushkar, who was found dead in luxury hotel, was poisoned during trip to Delhi

Oil slides 10% in just 2 days to the lowest levels since spring 2009
Commodities»

Oil slides 10% in just 2 days to the lowest levels since spring 2009

Wednesday, 7 January 2015 10:10 AM

Crude prices are down more than 55% from summer highs

LuLu plans $500m expansion in south-east Asia
Retail»

LuLu plans $500m expansion in south-east Asia

Tuesday, 6 January 2015 1:24 PM

UAE-based retail group says it will open hypermarkets, money exchanges in region

Gold prices firm above $1,200 on safe-haven bids
Commodities»

Gold prices firm above $1,200 on safe-haven bids

Tuesday, 6 January 2015 12:13 PM

Worries over Greek exit from euro zone boost bullion

India backs down on bank guarantee to protect workers
Politics & Economics»

India backs down on bank guarantee to protect workers

Sunday, 4 January 2015 1:23 PM

Indian embassy in Kuwait suspends a $2,500 deposit from Kuwaiti employers that was intended to protect rights of Indian workers

Three Indians sentenced to death for Qatari woman's murder
Culture & Society»

Three Indians sentenced to death for Qatari woman's murder

Sunday, 4 January 2015 10:50 AM

The men reportedly stabbed to death an 82-year-old in her home during a botched robbery

2015 forecast: What's in store for the global real estate sector?
Property»

2015 forecast: What's in store for the global real estate sector?

Thursday, 1 January 2015 10:48 AM

Foreign ownership restrictions relaxed, increasing interest from international investors and property industries going mobile are some of the global trends in store


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