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Son released for full Asian Games under Spurs deal

Son released for full Asian Games under Spurs deal

Son Heung-min will miss South Korea’s first two matches at the Asian Cup in January under a compromise agreed with Tottenham Hotspur to release him for this month’s Asian Games, the Korea Football Association (KFA) said yesterday.

Qatar surges ahead with 2022 World Cup plans

Qatar surges ahead with 2022 World Cup plans

Qatar is ahead of schedule when it comes to venues, related major projects and even paint.

Rescuers at California mudslide expand search

Rescuers at California mudslide expand search

Emergency officials in southern California yesterday said they were looking for five people missing and feared dead or trapped by deadly mudslides and have expanded the search area.

Rescuers use dogs and scanners to search California mudslide debris

Rescuers use dogs and scanners to search California mudslide debris

Rescue crews in Southern California worked overnight yesterday, using dogs and scanners to comb through tonnes of debris for survivors from deadly mudslides that struck along the state’s picturesque coastal communities.

Qatar all set for National Day; Doha Corniche all decked up

Qatar all set for National Day; Doha Corniche all decked up

Qatar is all set to celebrate the National Day and the Doha Corniche where the ceremonial parade will take place Monday afternoon, is all decked up for the grand occasion.

‘Pakistan govt not to opt for another IMF bailout’

‘Pakistan govt not to opt for another IMF bailout’

Pakistan plans launching another international bond in about 45 days to manage external vulnerabilities and said it would do everything possible not to go for another IMF programme in any circumstances.

You’re safer with me in charge, Putin tells Russia

You’re safer with me in charge, Putin tells Russia

Russian President Vladimir Putin used his annual marathon press conference yesterday to reinforce his reputation as the country’s guarantor of stability.

Qatar Re wins ‘Bond deal of the Year’ award

Qatar Re wins ‘Bond deal of the Year’ award

Qatar Reinsurance Company (Qatar Re), the reinsurance arm of Qatar Insurance, has won the much-coveted bond/sukuk deal of the year by ‘Debut Issuer’ award at the ‘Bonds, ...

EU sets Sunday deadline for May to cut Brexit deal

EU sets Sunday deadline for May to cut Brexit deal

The European Commission yesterday said there was still “no white smoke” on a Brexit deal and set a limit of Sunday for Prime Minister Theresa May to return to Brussels with an acceptable deal.

Istanbul anglers keep up tradition despite fewer fish

Istanbul anglers keep up tradition despite fewer fish

After half a century of fishing, 65-year-old Fuat, a retired Turkish civil servant, is nostalgic for the good old days when the Bosphorus Strait in Istanbul teemed with fish.

Opposition to Qatar’s Unesco candidate ‘sad’

Opposition to Qatar’s Unesco candidate ‘sad’

It was sad to see blockading countries oppose Qatar’s candidate HE Dr Hamad bin Abdulaziz al-Kuwari in the final round of elections for the Unesco Director-General’s post, Doha-resident Junaid Ahmed told Qatar Urdu Radio’s live show Haqeeqat yesterday.