Emergency crews raced to pull people from cars and homes as flood waters rose across southeast Texas yesterday, rescuing more than 1,000 people in the Houston area as Tropical Storm Harvey pounded the region.
Paris was celebrating victory on Tuesday in its bid to host the 2024 Olympic Games after Los Angeles announced its intention to host the 2028 event instead in return for financial sweeteners.
A global “ransomware” attack disrupting factories, hospitals, shops and schools spurred investors yesterday to buy stocks expected to benefit from a pickup in cyber security spending by companies and government agencies.
Malaysia’s only North Korean restaurant promises a glimpse into life in the reclusive state but it has been shuttered since news broke of the assassination of leader Kim Jong-un’s brother, with security guards turning customers away.
Two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova suffered severe injuries to her playing hand yesterday defending herself from a knife-wielding intruder in her apartment, an attack she said left her “fortunate to be alive”.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said his country was moving towards allowing trade with Russia, China and Iran to be conducted in local currencies, as he continues his efforts to strengthen the falling lira.
Qatar Diabetes Association (QDA), a member of Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development and Sasol, the international integrated chemicals and energy company, have launched a new educational tool, 'the Health Park with Salem and Sarah'.