The countdown has begun for the inauguration of Al Wakrah Stadium, one of the stadiums that will host the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar, which is in its final phase of completion.
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.
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 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 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.
Russian President Vladimir Putin used his annual marathon press conference yesterday to reinforce his reputation as the country’s guarantor of stability.
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.
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.