Qatar's population has reached an all-time high of 2,673,000 on February 28, climbing 3.8% compared to the previous month, according to the figures released by the Ministry of Development Planning and Statistics (MDPS).
Australia’s economy rebounded sharply last quarter as commodity exports boomed while consumers and the government lifted spending, extending the resource rich nation’s 25-year streak of uninterrupted expansion.
The 2017 Major League Soccer season gets underway this week and in place of big name ‘marketing’ signings, the transfer window has seen the arrival of a new wave of talent, particularly from South America.
Indonesia and Saudi Arabia yesterday signed agreements in areas ranging from trade to aviation as the kingdom’s monarch visited the world’s most populous Muslim-majority country for the first time in almost half a century.
United Nations investigators will share their list of suspected war criminals in Syria's war with a quasi-prosecutorial UN body being set up in Geneva at the General Assembly's request, panel chairman Paulo Pinheiro said on Wednesday.
Twitter Inc on Wednesday launched a wider effort to use algorithms to identify accounts as potentially engaging in abusive behavior, a departure from its practice of relying on users to report accounts that should be reviewed for possible violation of its rules.
Two Myanmar men convicted of killing a pair of British backpackers on a Thai holiday island have lost their appeal against the death sentence, a prosecutor said Wednesday, a ruling made without their defence lawyers present.
Indian police said Wednesday they had arrested a senior regional official from Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ruling party over alleged links to a trafficking scandal that saw children sold to foreign couples.
Afghan Taliban militants said they attacked police, military and intelligence targets in Kabul on Wednesday, as security officials confirmed attacks in two areas of the city that killed at least 15 people and wounded dozens.
Cheering crowds welcomed King Salman Wednesday as he began the first visit by a Saudi monarch to Indonesia for almost 50 years, seeking stronger economic ties with the world's most populous Muslim-majority country.
Malaysia on Wednesday charged two women - an Indonesian and a Vietnamese - with murdering the estranged half brother of North Korea's leader in an assassination using a super-toxic nerve agent that killed in minutes.
South Korea and the United States kicked off their annual, massive military exercises on Wednesday as North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un ordered his troops to prepare for a ‘merciless strike’ against the enemy forces.
Republican and Democratic US lawmakers had plenty to disagree over in President Donald Trump's maiden speech to Congress Tuesday, but upon hearing the name Carryn Owens, they rose to their feet as one.
Islamic State militants from China's Uighur ethnic minority have vowed to return home and ‘shed blood like rivers’, according to a jihadist-tracking firm, in what experts said marked the first IS threat against Chinese targets.
All municipalities in the country should adopt an effective mechanism to prevent partitioning of residential properties and end the practice of sub-letting, the Central Municipal Council (CMC) recommended yesterday.