The pound fell sharply yesterday after Prime Minister Theresa May announced Britain was seeking a delay to its exit from the European Union until June 30, while investors awaited the US Federal Reserve’s interest rate call.
Nebraskans struggled yesterday to clear the wreckage left by deadly floods that caused an estimated $1bn in damage, while emergency officials farther south kept a wary eye on the Missouri and Mississippi rivers as the disaster threatened to spread.
Volunteers based in Qatar and from all over the world can now be part of an unprecedented global sporting experience as registration opens for the volunteer programme at the IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019.
Conservative MPs are orchestrating against a potential leadership campaign by Boris Johnson, with several talking of resigning the whip if he were to become party leader.
With Tories convinced that Theresa May’s days in No 10 are numbered, MPs are feverishly discussing who will seek to replace her
The European Union executive is urging EU leaders this week to get tough on trade with Beijing and use their €2.4tn ($2.7tn) market in public tenders as leverage to pressure countries such as China to open up.
Her Highness Sheikha Moza bint Nasser, Chairperson of Qatar Foundation, attended the opening of Mathaf: Arab Museum of Modern Art’s new exhibitions “M. F. Husain: Horses of the Sun” and “Still More World” as part of Qatar India 2019 Year of Culture.
The EU could approve Britain’s request for a short delay to Brexit but only if British MPs next week vote through the withdrawal deal they have twice rejected, European Council president Donald Tusk said yesterday.
The death toll in the collapse of a multi-storey commercial building under construction in Karnataka rose to four yesterday, police said. Sixty-two people have been rescued, police inspector M I Basapur said from Dharwad, about 400km northwest of Bengaluru.
Fugitive billionaire jeweller Nirav Modi, wanted by Indian authorities over a $2bn loan fraud at state-run Punjab National Bank (PNB) was remanded in custody after appearing before a British court yesterday.
Doctors, lawyers, a former IPS officer, a retired district judge, and businessmen figure among the candidates fielded by Tamil actor Kamal Haasan’s Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM) for Lok Sabha elections in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi yesterday attacked the Congress for its “dynastic politics” and said its biggest casualty were the institutions. Addressing voters in his blog post, Modi urged them to remember the Congress’ past when they vote - “how one family’s desire for power cost the nation greatly
Reymark Cavesirano, 13, leaves before dawn each weekend day on a perilous trip out into Manila Bay to make enough to feed his family, one of millions of deeply poor Filipinos who face a daily struggle for survival.
Senator Paolo Benigno “Bam” Aquino 4th has raised the need to create a Department of Water and solely address water distribution issues and avoid a repeat of the water crisis that burdened thousands of Metro Manila residents.
An outraged President Rodrigo Duterte berated officials of the Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System (MWSS) and its two concessionaires, Maynilad Water Services Inc and Manila Water Co Inc, for the water shortage in parts of Metro Manila and Rizal.
Qatar has established itself as one of the largest producers and exporters of natural gas in the world after it proved its ability in overcoming challenges, Secretary-General of the Gas Exporting Countries Forum (GECF) Dr Yury Sentyurin has said.
Last week, a white nationalist terrorist armed with a semi-automatic rifle and a shotgun entered two mosques and massacred more than 50 Muslim worshippers during the the weekly Jummah prayer. Americans are used to these kind of horrifying attacks.