Tycoon’s trial

Tycoon’s trial

Attorney Dick Deguerin briefs the media outside the courthouse following the preliminary hearing for real estate mogul Robert Durst, in Los Angeles, California.

Chinese pilot suspended for urging passengers to protest delay

Chinese pilot suspended for urging passengers to protest delay

A Chinese pilot has been suspended, his airline said, after social media footage showed he told passengers to deplane and protest against a flight delay, the latest outburst over the country's notorious air transport services.

Historic win for India’s Aditi Ashok

Historic win for India’s Aditi Ashok

Fast-rising teenage golfer Aditi Ashok scripted a double-first for India as she shot an even-par 72 in the final round to win the Hero Women’s Indian Open title here on Sunday – the victory also making her the country’s first woman to bag a title on the Ladies European tour (LET).

Suicide bomber attacks US base in Afghanistan

Suicide bomber attacks US base in Afghanistan

Four Americans were killed yesterday in a suicide bombing inside the largest US military base in Afghanistan, Pentagon chief Ashton Carter said, in a major breach of security.

Mesaieed radar detectors give road safety further boost

Mesaieed radar detectors give road safety further boost

Safety on Qatar roads has received a further boost with 4D microwave radar detectors up and running in Mesaieed, according to a senior official of a Swedish company involved in the installation of the state-of-the-art cameras.

Consumer protection: MEC spots 137 violations

Consumer protection: MEC spots 137 violations

The Ministry of Economy and Commerce (MEC) issued 137 violations in September for non-compliance with consumer protection regulations.

Late Costa strike gives Conte winning debut

Late Costa strike gives Conte winning debut

Diego Costa thrust himself back into the headlines with an 89th-minute winner as Chelsea edged West Ham United 2-1 in Antonio Conte’s first Premier League game as manager on Monday.

China launches world first quantum satellite

China launches world first quantum satellite

China launched the world's first quantum satellite on Tuesday, state media reported, in an effort to harness the power of particle physics to build an "unhackable" system of encrypted communications.

Corbyn rejects bullying charges by Labour MP

Corbyn rejects bullying charges by Labour MP

Jeremy Corbyn has been forced to deny bullying his political opponents after one of his MPs alleged that the Labour leader had threatened to telephone his father amid a row over the party’s direction.

Germany can turn crisis into success

Germany can turn crisis into success

If Germany can integrate the refugees, it will send a powerful message to nihilists and extremists everywhere

Brazil’s new government pledges its support for corruption investigation

Brazil’s new government pledges its support for corruption investigation

Brazil’s new justice minister has pledged his “full support” for an explosive corruption investigation that has a host of top politicians in its sights, including several of his colleagues.

Why ‘volatility’ means big trouble for Wall St giants

Why ‘volatility’ means big trouble for Wall St giants

There’s plenty of volatility, but what happened to the volume?