Mugabe granted immunity: sources

Mugabe granted immunity: sources

Zimbabwe’s former president Robert Mugabe was granted immunity from prosecution and assured that his safety would be protected in his home country as part of a deal that led to his resignation, sources close to the negotiations said yesterday.

Djokovic, Thiem set to dazzle at Qatar ExxonMobil Open

Djokovic, Thiem set to dazzle at Qatar ExxonMobil Open

Defending champion Novak Djokovic, world No. 5 Dominic Thiem of Austria and world No. 15 Jo-Wilfried Tsonga of France are just some of the superstars set to dazzle at the 2018 QatarExxonMobil Open.

Trump: Father of UCLA player in shoplifting case is ‘ungrateful fool’

Trump: Father of UCLA player in shoplifting case is ‘ungrateful fool’

US President Donald Trump yesterday reignited a feud with the father of one of the three UCLA basketball players who were detained in China on suspicion of shoplifting, calling him an “ungrateful fool” in a series of early-morning tweets.

Cavani nets a double as PSG thrash Nantes 4-1

Cavani nets a double as PSG thrash Nantes 4-1

The win puts PSG on 35 points from 13 games ahead of the defending champions Monaco on 29

Lebanon wants good ties with Saudi, says foreign minister

Lebanon wants good ties with Saudi, says foreign minister

Lebanese Foreign Minister Gebran Bassil said on Wednesday that Lebanon will continue taking steps in "a brotherly way" to resolve the issue of its prime minister, Saad al-Hariri, who resigned while in Saudi Arabia and has yet to return.

South Korea’s Chung wins NextGen finals

South Korea’s Chung wins NextGen finals

South Korea’s Hyeon Chung upset top-seeded Russian Andrey Rublev to claim his first title at the Next Gen ATP finals in Milan yesterday.

Bangladeshi academic missing amid spike in disappearances

Bangladeshi academic missing amid spike in disappearances

Mubashar Hasan, an assistant professor of political science at Bangladesh's North South University (NSU), has not been seen since Tuesday afternoon, his family said.

Samsung introduces latest fitness wearables

Samsung introduces latest fitness wearables

Samsung Gulf Electronics has introduced three new fitness devices to its industry-leading wearable portfolio in Qatar: Gear Sport, Gear Fit2 Pro and Gear IconX.

Italian premier’s visit to focus on economic co-operation

Italian premier’s visit to focus on economic co-operation

The visit of Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni to Qatar today will focus on enhancing the economic and commercial co-operation between the two countries, Italian ambassador Pasquale Salzano has said.

Kerber off to rough start in Zhuhai

Kerber off to rough start in Zhuhai

Former world number one Angelique Kerber suffered defeat at the hands of Russia’s Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova on the first day of the WTA Elite Trophy yesterday, a rough start for the German at the season-ending tournament.

Air Berlin bids final farewell as carve-up talks continue

Air Berlin bids final farewell as carve-up talks continue

After almost four decades, Air Berlin’s last flight landed in its home city on Friday night while its administrators pushed to split its remaining assets among buyers.

PM announces incentives for private sector

PM announces incentives for private sector

Rents at logistics areas in Economic Zones halved QDB loan instalments deferred up to 6 months Govt purchase of local products raised to 100%