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It is a concern to see corruption and bribery become more widespread than ever in Turkey.
November 27, 2014 - 22:40 GMT
The Turkish Industrialists and Businessmen's Association (TÜSİAD) shared the results of a public survey on Wednesday that shows corruption to be on the rise in the country.

September 8, 2014

H.E. Hisham Al Shirawi, 2nd Vice Chairman, Dubai Chamber
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A Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry-led trade mission has left today (Sunday) for Hamburg to participate in the 26th edition of the Shipbuilding, Machinery and Marine Technology (SMM 2014 Expo).

Hamdallah, who heads the Palestinian government of national consensus which took office on 2 June, said the problem of the wages had turned into the main stumbling block to an intra-Palestinian reconciliation deal.
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The international community has threatened to boycott the Palestinian leadership if it pays the salaries of former Hamas employees in Gaza, prime minister Rami Hamdallah told AFP on Sunday.

The study was published before finance ministers from the G20 group of leading countries meet in Australia on September 20 and 21.This in turn cost 3.6 million lives a year that could be saved if the missing money were wisely invested, non-government organisation ONE estimated.
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It is nothing short of a trillion-dollar scandal," said the report, recommending action on four fronts.

September 7, 2014

Held at Cultural Palace on Wednesday August 27th, 2014, the event enjoyed a highly interactive atmosphere and also garnered extensive coverage by the media.
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Jordan Ahli Bank provided its platinum sponsorship for the collaborative musical performance"Touch the Sky" featuring the worldwide musician Zade Dirani.

Al-Sisi has also charged the council with the responsibility of reducing “the Egyptian brain drain”, which sees many of the nation’s most educated and skilled workers move abroad to find work.
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Among the attendees of the meeting was Nobel Prize-winning chemist Ahmed Zuweil, renowned heart surgeon Magdy Yacoub, and psychiatrist Ahmed Okasha.

September 4, 2014

Greece is a major transit point for immigrants seeking illegal access to the European Union.
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Coast Guard officials Thursday said they expect a three-fold increase in the number of immigrants apprehended this year, compared with 2013, with more than half of people entering Greece now coming from Syria.

The results were carried out by a HSBC UAE Purchasing Managers’ Index survey (File/AFP)
09:55 GMT

Non-oil business activity in the UAE expanded in August at the fastest pace on record as the country obtained high points in output and new business.

September 3, 2014

Fahmy declined to reveal the names of investors that are slated to settle their disputes with government bodies, saying that the settlements have not yet been approved by the cabinet.
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Fahmy declined to reveal the names of investors that are slated to settle their disputes with government bodies, saying that the settlements have not yet been approved by the cabinet.

During the event
06:55 GMT

Dubai Customs and DP World UAE Region have explored further cooperation and coordination to step up the services and facilitations they together offer to global and regional trade.

Lebanon's economy is expected to grow 1.5 to 2 per cent and inflation is not expected to exceed 4 per cent in the year 2014, despite the fall-out from the war in neighbouring Syria,
04:55 GMT

Lebanon's economy has been hard hit by the war in Syria, which started in 2011 and has repeatedly spilled over into the small Mediterranean country

September 2, 2014

During the event
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(press release)

In line with its long-term strategy to support education reform in Aqaba, Aqaba Container Terminal (ACT) recently announced the launch of its third educational campaign, “EkfalTaleb 3.”

Total earnings across the GCC rocketed by 11 percent to $33 billion in comparison to the same period in 2013 (File/AFP)
11:03 GMT

UAE corporate earnings increased by 16 percent in the first half of the year, surpassing the average growth rate for the GCC region.


He said laboratory tests before arrival were “strictly required” by the Labor Ministry for all foreigners coming from West Africa.
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The Kingdom on Monday stopped granting visas to workers from Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone, the countries worst-hit by the deadly Ebola virus.

August 31, 2014

During the event
13:54 GMT

Dubai Customs has stepped up its efforts towards improving its customer service programs through staff empowerment and capacity building.

August 28, 2014

The objectives are to acquaint the Indian community in Bahrain and nearby countries with the various investment opportunities in India
09:50 GMT

A key meeting in Bahrain next week will see discussions between Bahraini and Indian business leaders on bilateral trade and investment opportunities.