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'Dead, injured' as 9-storey building collapses in Russia

'Dead, injured' as 9-storey building collapses in Russia

Several people were killed and injured after a corner section of a nine-storey, Soviet-era residential building collapsed in the provincial city of Izhevsk, Russian authorities said Thursday.

Mexico musings

Mexico musings

Pineda Covalin’s designs are inspired by elements of Mexican indigenous and contemporary art as the brand works to portray diversity through its culture

Qatar to devise foolproof strategy to achieve info security, repel cyber attacks

Qatar to devise foolproof strategy to achieve info security, repel cyber attacks

Qatar has constituted a high level committee to prepare policies and programmes as part of its strategy to achieve information security and strengthen the firewall against cyber-attacks.

Trump should speak up for the Rohingya people

Trump should speak up for the Rohingya people

The Rohingya people of Myanmar have long been despised and persecuted as a Muslim minority in a majority-Buddhist country. Now, they are being slaughtered. It’s genocide.

Most Asia bourses rise, but Tokyo’s record run ends

Most Asia bourses rise, but Tokyo’s record run ends

A phenomenal run of 16 straight gains finally ended in Tokyo yesterday as a late bout of profit-taking saw the Nikkei close in negative territory for the first time this month.

Qatar 2022 is on track, says FIFA secretary-general

Qatar 2022 is on track, says FIFA secretary-general

In an exclusive interview with the Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy website (www.sc.qa), Samoura spoke about Qatar's preparations for the 2022 FIFA World Cup and the regional geopolitical situation.

Scientists from HBKU awarded research grants

Scientists from HBKU awarded research grants

Six graduate students from Hamad Bin Khalifa University’s (HBKU) College of Science and Engineering (CSE) received awards from the Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF), as part of the Graduate Student Research Award programme.

Under-pressure Maxwell hopes new plan leads to Ashes

Under-pressure Maxwell hopes new plan leads to Ashes

Australia all-rounder Glenn Maxwell is well known for his batting pyrotechnics but hopes a defensive tweak to his technique can be key to locking up the contentious number six spot for the Ashes.

Nepal leader slams PM for record 64-member cabinet

Nepal leader slams PM for record 64-member cabinet

Nepal’s main opposition leader and CPN-UML chief K P Oli has strongly objected to Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba’s move to induct eight more ministers that took his cabinet strength to a record 64, calling it a violation of the election code.

Bruised dollar bulls look to Trump, Fed to reverse fortunes

Bruised dollar bulls look to Trump, Fed to reverse fortunes

Beleaguered dollar bulls have cause for hope after absorbing the most punishing six months in a decade.

Qatar Airways partnership to help Meridiana fly high

Qatar Airways partnership to help Meridiana fly high

Qatar Airways group chief executive Akbar al-Baker has said the “important partnership” with AQA Holding, the new parent company of Meridiana airline, will help increase Meridiana’s competitiveness in the European market.

Why measuring inflation is such a tricky business

Why measuring inflation is such a tricky business

For years after the 2008 financial crisis, politicians and economists parsed every blip in unemployment statistics,...