Gulf Times - Jan-Boehmermann
Lebanese security forces fire tear gas in protest near US embassy

Lebanese security forces fire tear gas in protest near US embassy

Lebanese security forces fired tear gas and water canons at protesters near the US Embassy in Lebanon on Sunday during a demonstration against President Donald Trump's decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, TV footage showed.

Pressure on leader Bjork to win title: Michelisz

Pressure on leader Bjork to win title: Michelisz

Norbert Michelisz believes the pressure is on Thed Bjork to win the FIA World Touring Car Championship at the Losail International Circuit in Qatar tomorrow.

TV actor admits sexual assaults

TV actor admits sexual assaults

The former Coronation Street actor Bruno Langley has pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting two women at a Manchester music venue.

HBKU colloquium ponders greenhouse gas emissions

HBKU colloquium ponders greenhouse gas emissions

Hamad Bin Khalifa University’s (HBKU) College of Law and Public Policy (CLPP) hosted a colloquium on recently to explore legal and policy models for successfully reducing greenhouse gas emissions.

“Some languages may lose their identity in the coming years”

“Some languages may lose their identity in the coming years”

Deshamanya Jayaratna Banda Dissanayake — better known in Sri Lanka as J B Disanayaka — is an Emeritus Professor Linguistics and one of the leading authorities of the Sinhala language (or Sinhalese).

Al-Khelaifi voted Asian tennis Chairman

Al-Khelaifi voted Asian tennis Chairman

Qatar Tennis Federation president Nasser al-Khelaifi has been voted the Chairman of the Asian Tennis Federation, it has been announced. The election of al-Khelaifi was confirmed at yesterday’s Asian Tennis Federation general assembly in Jakarta, Indonesia.

Dimitrov downs Goffin for ATP Tour Finals crown

Dimitrov downs Goffin for ATP Tour Finals crown

Grigor Dimitrov won the biggest title of his career when he beat Belgium’s David Goffin 7-5, 4-6, 6-3 to win the ATP World Tour Finals on his debut yesterday.

Katara inks MoU with Boston Global Institute

Katara inks MoU with Boston Global Institute

Officials of Katara-The Cultural Village Foundation and Boston Global Institute have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on Thursday.

Manateq is Economic Zones Partner for ‘Made in Qatar 2017’

Manateq is Economic Zones Partner for ‘Made in Qatar 2017’

Qatar Chamber has announced that Economic Zones Company Manateq is sponsoring the ‘Made in Qatar 2017’ exhibition as Economic Zones Partner. The exhibition is slated on December 14 to 17 at the Doha Exhibition and Convention Centre.

Singapore stocks haven’t lured this much cash in a decade

Singapore stocks haven’t lured this much cash in a decade

Singapore’s stock market is finally getting some love again.

Shortage of fuel to end by Thursday, says minister

Shortage of fuel to end by Thursday, says minister

Sri Lanka’s fuel shortage will end on November 9, Petroleum Minister Arjuna Ranatunga said, as state-run oil retailer Ceylon Petroleum Corporation (CPC) and Lanka IOC traded blame charges over the shortage.

Asia markets end higher on Fed pick and Apple suppliers

Asia markets end higher on Fed pick and Apple suppliers

Asian shares rose yesterday, as investors tracked Wall Street gains after a new Federal Reserve chair was nominated and Apple suppliers benefited from the company’s strong earnings report.