Concern over govt ‘plans’ for tough curbs on EU migrants

Concern over govt ‘plans’ for tough curbs on EU migrants

The government is considering measures to restrict immigration for all but the highest-skilled EU workers, a leaked government document said, plans some companies called alarming and an opposition lawmaker described as “plainly cruel”.

Next bear market for stocks and credit hits in 2018, shows survey

Next bear market for stocks and credit hits in 2018, shows survey

America’s second-longest bull run in stocks on record will end by late 2018, when US credit also will enter its first bear market since the global crisis, according to a Bloomberg survey of fund managers and strategists.

Vardy hauls Leicester to safety

Vardy hauls Leicester to safety

Jamie Vardy scored the goal that effectively ensured Leicester City would remain in the Premier League as the outgoing champions won 1-0 away to West Bromwich Albion yesterday.

Fifty One East to showcase never-seen-before pieces

Fifty One East to showcase never-seen-before pieces

Fifty One East, Qatar’s prominent department store, is contributing to a distinct central exhibition on display at the ongoing Doha Jewellery and Watches Exhibition at Doha Exhibition and Convention Centre.

Aftershocks strike quake city survivors

Aftershocks strike quake city survivors

Thousands of residents of a quake-hit city in the southern Philippines sought refuge on the streets as aftershocks hit the region yesterday, two days after a quake killed six.

Inter-Shia tension mounts in Baghdad after clashes

Inter-Shia tension mounts in Baghdad after clashes

Tension between Iraq's Shia leaders mounted on Sunday as the toll from protests in central Baghdad on Saturday increased to six killed, five demonstrators loyal to the fiery cleric Moqtada al-Sadr and one policeman.

Qatar-Canada ties reveiwed

Qatar-Canada ties reveiwed

HE the Secretary-General of the Foreign Ministry Dr Ahmed bin Hassan al-Hammadi met the Assistant Deputy of Canadian Foreign Minister for Europe, the Middle East and the Maghreb Alexandra Bugailiskis in Doha yesterday.

Tamil Nadu CM Jayalalithaa dies

Tamil Nadu CM Jayalalithaa dies

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa, one of India’s most popular political leaders, died after a prolonged illness, hospital authorities announced late last night.

Trump threats may not stop US offshoring of jobs

Trump threats may not stop US offshoring of jobs

President-elect Donald Trump's threats to retaliate against US companies planning to shift operations overseas constitute a new risk for multinationals, but may not sway those already planning to offshore jobs.

Psychiatry Hospital attends to about 100 patients per day

Psychiatry Hospital attends to about 100 patients per day

The Psychiatry Hospital at Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) attends about 100 patients on a daily basis at its outpatient clinic, said a top hospital official

Rivals vow Cyprus talks despite dim prospects

Rivals vow Cyprus talks despite dim prospects

Five days of UN-sponsored talks on ending the decades-old division of Cyprus have adjourned without a breakthrough but negotiators vowed yesterday to press on even as prospects fade for a deal this year.

12 dead in clashes in Myanmar's Rakhine

12 dead in clashes in Myanmar's Rakhine

Twelve people have died in Myanmar's Rakhine state in recent clashes between armed men and troops, state media reported Wednesday, in a growing challenge for the country's new democratically elected government.