Friday 1 August 2014

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TUNNEL HUNT CONTINUES
Truce crumbles as 40 killed in Gaza, rockets hit Israel

A Gaza ceasefire crumbled only hours after it began on Friday, with at least 40 Palestinians killed by Israeli shelling and Israel accusing militants of violating the US- and UN-brokered truce by firing rockets and mortars.

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LENDERS WARY
Dubai World seeks to revise $25bn debt deal

Economic recovery in Dubai is pushing both creditors and debtors to weigh new strategies in the $25 billion restructuring of state-owned Dubai World, one of the Middle East's largest ever debt deals.

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SMALL NATIONS ‘BIGGEST LOSERS'
WTO’s $1trn customs deal blocked by India’s demands

The World Trade Organization failed on Thursday to reach a deal to standardise customs rules, which would have been the first global trade reform in two decades but was blocked by India's demands for concessions on agricultural stockpiling.

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SPECIAL REPORT
Qatar’s economy brightest in Mena despite distant risks

While the figures may not be as spectacular as they once were, the outlook for Qatar’s economy is still one of the brightest in Mena, with few immediate downside risks, says a special report in The Gulf.

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FOCUS
Taxis, planes and viruses: How deadly Ebola can spread

For scientists tracking the deadly Ebola virus in West Africa, it's not about complex virology and genotyping, but about how contagious microbes - like humans - use planes, bikes and taxis to spread.

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IMAGE OF THE DAY
‘There’s a metro in my house’

A train of subway line 2 runs through a residential building in Chongqing Municipality, on July 31. Subway lines are built in a zigzag manner to fit in with the hilly terrain of the city.

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Top Trade News

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Construction & Real Estate

Dubai residential property prices edge up in June

The Dubai Residential Property Sales Price Index for all residential increased by 3.7 points, from 291.3 to 295.0, which marking a rise of 1.28 per cent in June, while prices increased 36.2 per cent year-on-year (y-o-y), a report said.

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Retail & Wholesale

Samsung's Q2 profit slides 25pc to $7bn

Samsung Electronics sung said its operating profit fell 24.6 per cent in the second quarter of the year to 7.2 trillion won ($7.03 billion), marking its worst quarterly profit in two years.

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Energy, Oil & Gas

Cannot seize Kurdish crude for now: US court

The dispute over a tanker carrying $100 million in Iraqi Kurdish oil took a surprising turn on Tuesday when a US judge said she lacked jurisdiction given the ship's distance from the Texas shore and urged that the case be settled in Iraq.

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Finance & Capital Market

WTO’s $1trn customs deal blocked by India’s demands

The World Trade Organization failed on Thursday to reach a deal to standardise customs rules, which would have been the first global trade reform in two decades but was blocked by India's demands for concessions on agricultural stockpiling.

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Analysis, Interviews, Opinions

Data, tech jobs shine as the Internet of Things take off

STEM-related online work takes off as start-ups embrace the Internet of Things, while all things 3D soar on the back of 3D printing advances and SMEs are trusting freelancers with their finances and corporate identity, a report said.

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Industry, Logistics & Shipping

Adnoc, Khalid Faraaj team wins safety award

The 42 M Aluminium Crew Boats project team for Abu Dhabi National Of Company (Adnoc) and ship operators Khalid Faraaj has been awarded a health safety and environment award by Grandweld Shipyards.

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Travel, Tourism & Hospitality

Bahrain logs 20pc rise in GCC visitors for Eid

Bahrain saw a 20 per cent increase in visitors over the last week as GCC nationals flocked to the kingdom to celebrate Eid, according to official figures.

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Motoring

McLaren to showcase P1 GTR concept at US event

British high-performance manufacturer McLaren will use its presence at the 2014 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance in California to showcase its new track-focused model, the McLaren P1 GTR, in design concept form.

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Health & Environment

Scientists aim for new cancer surgery device

Hungarian scientists are aiming for the first prototype of a new device in two years that will help surgeons distinguish between healthy tissue and tumours in a split-second as they operate and remove cancerous tissue precisely.

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Media & Promotion
Education, HR & Training

Gulf Capital invests in school operator

Gulf Capital, a regional alternative investment firm, has announced the completion of an investment in private school operator Evolvence Knowledge Investments (EKI) through Gulf Credit Partners, its regional fund.

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