11 militants killed in gun battle with troops

11 militants killed in gun battle with troops

Eleven militants were killed yesterday in a gun battle with government troops in the southern Philippines, a regional military spokesman said.

EU ministers propose 'urgent' measures after Panama scandal

EU ministers propose 'urgent' measures after Panama scandal

EU finance ministers endorsed a series of measures on Saturday to fight tax evading methods used by Europeans exposed by the Panama Papers scandal.

Nepal PM accused of ‘harassing’ watchdog

Nepal PM accused of ‘harassing’ watchdog

Leading human rights groups yesterday accused Nepal’s new prime minister of attempting to intimidate officials from a national watchdog, after it criticised Kathmandu’s handling of recent violence-hit protests.

Lanka seeks to win back EU relief on garment exports

Lanka seeks to win back EU relief on garment exports

Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena was to visit Germany yesterday, seeking political support in a fight to reinstate a trade concession for garment exports, the government said, after the European Union abolished the measure six years ago.

QRCS wraps up winter aid project for displaced Iraqis

QRCS wraps up winter aid project for displaced Iraqis

Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) has completed a large-scale winterisation project in Al-Anbar Governorate in Iraq.

German mob attacks claim Cologne police chief's scalp

German mob attacks claim Cologne police chief's scalp

The police chief of the German city of Cologne was suspended Friday for failing to stop mob violence at New Year's Eve celebrations, as authorities said many suspects were asylum seekers.

QC hosts British activist Booth

QC hosts British activist Booth

British activist and journalist Lauren Booth (pictured) has visited Qatar Charity (QC) in Doha, on an invitation from the organisation, in order to work together to support Palestinian ...

Europe markets edge up in fourth straight session

Europe markets edge up in fourth straight session

Europe’s main stock markets climbed yesterday, extending its winning streak to a fourth straight session, as shares of the world’s major brewers rise on a takeover battle for some brands.

Telling stories through photos

Telling stories through photos

Pictures speak for themselves. The ones taken ‘at the right place, and the right time’ go on to narrate stories without needing even a single word to describe them. ...

Barca hire Puyol for team management

Barca hire Puyol for team management

Barcelona have hired former captain Carles Puyol, whose playing career at his lifelong club was ended by persistent knee trouble at the end of last season,

DAMAC Properties achieves key milestone in Doha project

DAMAC Properties achieves key milestone in Doha project

DAMAC Properties, one of the region’s largest real estate developers, has announced a milestone in the construction.

Syrian opposition sets terms for talks

Syrian opposition sets terms for talks

The Syrian opposition set terms yesterday for attending peace talks to end the Syrian civil war, in a move that throws the proposed conference into further confusion....