You may be unfamiliar with English alternative rock quintet Nothing But Thieves. But if you are a fan of computer sports games and have played “Madden NFL 16,” “FIFA 16” or “NHL 17” and “NHL 18,” it is probable that you’ve heard some of their music.
Turkey can choose to “close the valves” on oil exports from Iraq’s Kurdish region through the Turkish port of Ceyhan, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan warned as Kurds voted yesterday in a referendum on independence from Iraq.
Saudi Arabia’s stock index fell yesterday on rumours that index compiler FTSE might not upgrade Riyadh to emerging-market status as quickly as hoped, while Qatar notched up its fifth straight session of gains.
French President Emmanuel Macron and Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni are close to an accord that would give Fincantieri majority control of the French shipyard STX, ending a diplomatic dispute between the two countries.
Australia’s prudential regulator should be given powers as soon as October to cap bank executives’ salaries, delay their bonuses and drive them out of the industry if they were guilty of wrongdoing, Treasurer Scott Morrison said yesterday.
The Qatar-Philippines Food Security Summit held yesterday in Doha is part of initiatives by the Philippine government that support the State of Qatar’s goal to be self-sufficient in the food sector, an official said.
The grand welcome of His Highness the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani on Sunday showed the world that the people of Qatar are united, Doha-resident Riaz Ahmad Bakali told Qatar Urdu Radio’s show Haqeeqat yesterday.
The euro lost ground yesterday as investors worried about looming political infighting in Germany after an election that won Angela Merkel a fourth term as chancellor, but also gave a hard-right opposition party parliamentary seats for the first time.
President Donald Trump has issued a new open-ended travel ban that saw North Korea, Venezuela and Chad among a list of eight countries cited for poor security and lack of co-operation with US authorities.
Most people living near a crumbling dam in storm-battered Puerto Rico have been moved to safety, Governor Ricardo Rossello said yesterday as he urged the US Congress to fund an aid package to avert a humanitarian crisis after Hurricane Maria.
Most schools in Mexico City remained closed yesterday after last week’s deadly earthquake, but children outside the capital were set to return to their classrooms even though aftershocks are still jolting the country.
Former US congressman Anthony Weiner was sentenced to 21 months in prison yesterday for sending sexually explicit messages to a 15-year-old girl, setting off a scandal that played a role in the 2016 US presidential election.
HE the Prime Minister and Interior Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa al-Thani received a written message from UK Prime Minister Theresa May pertaining to bilateral relations and topics of common concern.