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11 taxi drivers shot dead in South Africa on return from funeral

11 taxi drivers shot dead in South Africa on return from funeral

The drivers, who were members of the Gauteng taxi association, were in a minibus driving along the R74 when unknown gunmen launched an ambush and opened fire.

Light rail line in Nigeria's capital opens to passengers

Light rail line in Nigeria's capital opens to passengers

Passengers were permitted this week to ride the first phase of the Abuja light railway system, which connects the international airport with other parts of the city.

Flights cancelled as Taiwan battens down for super typhoon

Flights cancelled as Taiwan battens down for super typhoon

Troops were deployed in some areas, with heavy rain and winds expected later on Tuesday and early on Wednesday.

All aboard! Hello Kitty bullet train debuts in Japan

All aboard! Hello Kitty bullet train debuts in Japan

A sleek ‘Hello Kitty’ bullet train festooned with images of the global icon from Japan began services on Saturday, drawing hundreds of fans to its opening ceremony.

Insurance, transport, industrials stocks help QSE inch near 9,000 level

Insurance, transport, industrials stocks help QSE inch near 9,000 level

The Qatar Stock Exchange was back on the positive trajectory, gaining 41 points to inch near 9,000 levels, mainly lifted by insurance, transport and industrials equities.

PM reviews work progress of Lusail Tram network

PM reviews work progress of Lusail Tram network

HE the Prime Minister and Interior Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa al-Thani had a short journey on Lusail Tram, from the depot to Lusail Station.

Transport, insurance, consumer goods buying lift Qatar shares

Transport, insurance, consumer goods buying lift Qatar shares

The Qatar Stock Exchange on Sunday opened the week on a stronger note, mainly on the back of strong buying interests in transport, insurance and consumer goods.

Uber says 'committed' to Turkey after new rules, fines

Uber says 'committed' to Turkey after new rules, fines

Ride-sharing company Uber on Wednesday said it was committed to its business in Turkey despite being hit with tough new regulations there.

Brazil cuts fuel prices after strike leaves food, fuel scarce

Brazil cuts fuel prices after strike leaves food, fuel scarce

Brazil's President Michel Temer, under pressure from a week-long national truckers' strike which led to fuel and food shortages, ceded to protesters' demands Sunday and slashed the cost of diesel.

Brazil truckers strike enters sixth day

Brazil truckers strike enters sixth day

A truckers strike that has paralyzed Brazil entered its sixth day Saturday as government troops slowly cleared roads of barricades in a bid to break the impasse.

India splutters in anger after toilet water used for train tea

India splutters in anger after toilet water used for train tea

An Indian tea vendor caught on video taking water from a train toilet before selling his drinks to passengers has been fined amid heightened concern in India over food safety.

Van hits pedestrians in Toronto, driver in custody: police

Van hits pedestrians in Toronto, driver in custody: police

A white van struck multiple people at a major intersection in Toronto's northern suburbs on Monday and police have taken the driver into custody, police said on Twitter.