Sri Lanka to re-enforce death penalty to fight drug trafficking

Sri Lanka to re-enforce death penalty to fight drug trafficking

Sri Lanka has decided to re-enforce the death penalty as part of attempts to fight drug trafficking in the country, a senior cabinet minister said on Wednesday.

MEC highlights initiatives to fight food waste in Ramadan

MEC highlights initiatives to fight food waste in Ramadan

The world wastes 1.3bn tonnes of food annually, equivalent to US$1tn, and a quarter of this amount can feed the poor and hungry around the globe, according to recent statistics.

'Qatar continues to fight terrorism despite siege'

'Qatar continues to fight terrorism despite siege'

The unjust blockade imposed on Qatar by the Saudi-led quartet has not prevented it from playing an active role in maintaining regional and international peace and security and combating terrorism and extremism ...

Qatar role in fight against terror highlighted

Qatar role in fight against terror highlighted

The Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs HE Sheikh Mohamed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani on Thursday participated in the Paris Conference to Combat Terrorist Financing, in the French capital, Paris.

Italian minister praises Qatar's anti-terror fight

Italian minister praises Qatar's anti-terror fight

Italian Defence Minister Roberta Pinotti has underlined the significant and pivotal role of Qatar in the fight against terrorism and extremism in the region and the world.

Dutch court takes heat off government in air pollution fight

Dutch court takes heat off government in air pollution fight

Air pollution in the Netherlands is worse than European rules permit, but the government is doing enough to limit emissions, a Dutch court ruled on Wednesday ...

Barcelona steps up fight against illegal tourist rentals

Barcelona steps up fight against illegal tourist rentals

Barcelona plans to hire dozens of new inspectors to crack down on illegal holiday rentals, as the Spanish tourism hub seeks to enforce a licensing regime for people using sites such as Airbnb to let out their property.

Al Jazeera to fight Israeli plan to close its operations

Al Jazeera to fight Israeli plan to close its operations

Israel plans to revoke the media credentials of Al Jazeera TV journalists, close its Jerusalem bureau and pull the Qatar-based station's broadcasts from local cable and satellite providers ...

China donates arms to Philippines for raging Islamist fight

China donates arms to Philippines for raging Islamist fight

China on Wednesday donated thousands of guns to Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte to help Manila in its battle against Islamist gunmen who are holed up in a southern city.

Five killed in southern Somali city in fight over food aid

Five killed in southern Somali city in fight over food aid

Five people were killed in crossfire between two groups of government soldiers on Friday when fighting broke out during the distribution of relief food in the southern Somali city of Baidoa ...

Scottish boxer Towell dies of head injuries sustained in bout

Scottish boxer Towell dies of head injuries sustained in bout

Scottish boxer Mike Towell has died in hospital after being seriously hurt in a fight, his management company confirmed on Saturday.

Iceland fight back to claim Portugal draw

Iceland fight back to claim Portugal draw

Cristiano Ronaldo’s Portugal were stunned by tournament debutants Iceland yesterday as a second-half equaliser from Birkir Bjarnason earned the minnows an unlikely 1-1 draw in Euro 2016 Group F.