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  • *India withdraws objections, hailing a victory for global community. *Cuba could veto, but diplomats expect deal to be agreed.

  • *India gains supporters for its stance on food subsidies. A Bali trade deal, already diluted to the "low-hanging fruit" of the moribund Doha round of talks, largely hinges on India and whether the world's second most populous country can find common ground with the United States and other developed countries on food subsidies.

  • A Bali trade deal, already diluted to the "low-hanging fruit" of the moribund Doha round of talks, largely hinges on India and whether the world's second most populous country can find common ground with the United States and other developed countries on food subsidies.

  • DUBAI/ DOHA, Dec 2- With one notable exception, wealthy Gulf Arab states are encouraging investment in Egypt to help shore up its army-backed government: the absentee is Qatar, rattled by the collapse of Islamist power in the biggest Arab country.

  • UPDATE 1-Bali talks to decide fate of WTO Monday, 2 Dec 2013 | 6:53 AM ET

    Ministers meeting in the Indonesian resort of Bali from Tuesday until Friday will decide the fate of the World Trade Organization, with two possible outcomes: a global trade agreement, the first since the WTO was created in 1995, or a failure that kills off the Doha round of trade talks and casts the WTO into obsolescence.

  • PREVIEW-Bali talks to decide fate of WTO Sunday, 1 Dec 2013 | 8:50 PM ET

    Ministers meeting in the Indonesian resort of Bali from Tuesday until Friday will decide the fate of the World Trade Organization, with two possible outcomes: a global trade agreement, the first since the WTO was created in 1995, or a failure that kills off the Doha round of trade talks and casts the WTO into obsolescence.

  • *Some diplomats blame India for last-minute backtracking. *India at risk of massive trade sanctions if Bali deal fails. GENEVA/ NEW DELHI, Nov 26- India may hold the key to the credibility of the World Trade Organization and to a trillion-dollar trade deal that apparently was derailed this week, diplomats in Geneva said on Tuesday.

  • Lamy, 66, was chief-of-staff to Jacques Delors, the Commission president who pulled Europe out of the doldrums in the 1980 s by tearing down internal barriers to create a single market and paving the way for the euro single currency.

  • Boeing also signs expanded deal with Mubadala. *Boeing signs production facility deal with Tawazun. DUBAI, Nov 18- Airbus and Boeing agreed to triple purchases of parts and materials from Abu Dhabi in deals worth over $5 billion on Monday, as Gulf states seek a reciprocal boost to their economies from huge orders they have placed with the planemakers.

  • DUBAI, Nov 18- Airbus and Boeing signed deals to buy some $5 billion of parts and materials from Abu Dhabi on Monday, in a sign Gulf states are seeking a reciprocal boost to their economies from the huge orders they placed with the planemakers the day before.

  • After one mega-deal, as Emirates airline and Qatar Airways ordered 200 of Boeing's newly re-launched 777 jet, a quick decor change brought Airbus to the stage to sign a deal with Emirates for 50 of the world's largest jetliner, the A380 superjumbo.

  • *China, Japan set cutoff prices for LNG imports, activism grows. LONDON, Nov 8- Qatar is sweetening its gas sales pitch to lock-in long-term Asian buyers before a wave of new suppliers from the United States, Australia, and east Africa snatch market share and deflate prices.

  • *Credit Suisse has close ties to Qatar sovereign fund. DOHA, Oct 28- Qatar's sovereign wealth fund is looking at more investments in emerging markets in order to diversify beyond developed nations, said a senior executive of Credit Suisse who is one of the top advisors to the fund.

  • Ship, baby, ship! Calls come for US to export oil Friday, 4 Oct 2013 | 1:15 PM ET

    Now that the U.S. has edged past Russia as the world's largest oil and gas producer, the drumbeat to export some of that oil bounty might get louder.

  • 'Slavery' charges, timing switch hound World Cup Thursday, 3 Oct 2013 | 6:55 PM ET
    Demonstrators outside FIFA's headquarters in Zurich after a newspaper report said Nepalese construction workers treated like "slaves" have died working on World Cup projects in Qatar.

    Dogged by allegations of corruption from the start, Qatar's successful bid to host the event is again under fire.

  • World's best performing frontier markets Friday, 30 Aug 2013 | 5:43 AM ET

    As emerging markets continue to fall from grace, their less high-profile frontier peers are stealing some of the spotlight. Interested, but not sure where to look next? Click ahead to see which frontier markets are the top performers.

  • Qatari Emir Set to Hand Power to Son     Tuesday, 25 Jun 2013 | 1:45 AM ET

    The Emir of Qatar has formally announced he is to hand over power to his son, the Crown Prince Sheikh Tamim, 33. Yousef Gamal El-Din has more from Cairo.

  • Qatar's Emir Set to Hand Over Power to Son Monday, 24 Jun 2013 | 11:37 AM ET
    Qatari Emir sheikh Hamad Bin Khalifa al-Thani (R) and Qatari Crown Prince Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad al-Thani (L) in 2007.

    The emir of Qatar, Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani, 61, informed members of the ruling family on Monday of his decision to hand power to Crown Prince Sheikh Tamim, the Qatari-owned television channel Al Jazeera said.

  • Qatar and UAE Finally Get Emerging Market Status Wednesday, 12 Jun 2013 | 10:01 AM ET
    Qatar financial district

    Global index compiler MSCI has upgraded the United Arab Emirates and Qatar to Emerging Market status from Frontier Market, marking a new era for their capital flows.

  • MSCI Lowers Greece to Emerging Market Status Wednesday, 12 Jun 2013 | 1:49 AM ET

    Equity index provider MSCI on Tuesday lowered Greece to emerging market from developed market status, citing failure to qualify on several criteria for market accessibility.

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