Rescue crews in Southern California worked overnight yesterday, using dogs and scanners to comb through tonnes of debris for survivors from deadly mudslides that struck along the state’s picturesque coastal communities.
Qatar is all set to celebrate the National Day and the Doha Corniche where the ceremonial parade will take place Monday afternoon, is all decked up for the grand occasion.
Pakistan plans launching another international bond in about 45 days to manage external vulnerabilities and said it would do everything possible not to go for another IMF programme in any circumstances.
Russian President Vladimir Putin used his annual marathon press conference yesterday to reinforce his reputation as the country’s guarantor of stability.
The European Commission yesterday said there was still “no white smoke” on a Brexit deal and set a limit of Sunday for Prime Minister Theresa May to return to Brussels with an acceptable deal.
After half a century of fishing, 65-year-old Fuat, a retired Turkish civil servant, is nostalgic for the good old days when the Bosphorus Strait in Istanbul teemed with fish.
It was sad to see blockading countries oppose Qatar’s candidate HE Dr Hamad bin Abdulaziz al-Kuwari in the final round of elections for the Unesco Director-General’s post, Doha-resident Junaid Ahmed told Qatar Urdu Radio’s live show Haqeeqat yesterday.
The Philippines apologised to China on Monday for a "grievous but purely unintentional" mistake after it displayed the logo of the defence ministry of Taiwan, not China, at an event last week marking Beijing's donation of 3,000 rifles to Manila.