‘Feel-good’ soca star set for Doha concert

‘Feel-good’ soca star set for Doha concert

There is a reason why they call him the ‘feel-good’ man. His eclectic tracks make listeners feel warm as he brings with him the island life, with a touch of soca (calypso music with elements of soul) to the dance floor.

Korea boss slams Syria’s ‘anti-football’

Korea boss slams Syria’s ‘anti-football’

South Korea boss Uli Stielike blasted Syria’s “anti-football” and questioned whether they deserved to go to the World Cup after their surprise 0-0 qualifying draw.

Neymar scores as Brazil march on, Uruguay go top

Neymar scores as Brazil march on, Uruguay go top

Brazil’s march towards the 2018 World Cup gathered pace on Tuesday with a Neymar-inspired win over Colombia as Uruguay surged to the top of the South American qualification standings with a 4-0 rout of Paraguay.

Apple tax decision not against US: Juncker

Apple tax decision not against US: Juncker

European authorities’ decision to slap Apple with a huge bill for back taxes was not a decision “against the United States”, European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker said yesterday as world leaders gathered in China for a major economic summit.

‘I was always called in to play comic characters’

‘I was always called in to play comic characters’

As mostly a supporting actor and in small roles, Nandalal Krishnamoorthy, popularly known as Nandu, has acted in dozens of Malayalam films, making his indispensable mark as a solid acting force to reckon with.

Deadly wildfire near LA spreads

Deadly wildfire near LA spreads

A fast-moving wildfire that has killed one person and destroyed more than a dozen homes in the drought-parched canyons northwest of Los Angeles, had scorched more than 33,000 acres of land by early yesterday, fire officials said.

Anger, protests and bloodshed in coup-hit Istanbul

Anger, protests and bloodshed in coup-hit Istanbul

Troops filed into Taksim Square uncertain of how they would be received. Before long, angry crowds had gathered to denounce them.

Fishing to resume on improved weather

Fishing to resume on improved weather

A number of fishermen from Al Wakrah, Al Shamal and Al Khor resumed duties yesterday evening following a lull in their operations due to windy conditions in coastal areas.

Chicago Bears release veteran safety Rolle

Chicago Bears release veteran safety Rolle

The Chicago Bears released veteran safety Antrel Rolle after one injury-plagued season with the team.

Rajan likely to get another term as RBI chief: Survey

Rajan likely to get another term as RBI chief: Survey

Forget the headlines about tensions with India’s government: Raghuram Rajan is likely to stay on as India’s central bank...

Expat gets jail for beating neighbour's son

Expat gets jail for beating neighbour's son

A Doha criminal court has sentenced a Syrian expatriate man to one month in jail and imposed a fine of QR3,000 for beating his neighbour's son.

Tariq Tafu to perform at PMG’s cultural event

Tariq Tafu to perform at PMG’s cultural event

A plethora of talented singers and musicians from different South Asian countries alongside popular Pakistani folk singer Tariq Tafu are all set to wow the local audience at a musical extravaganza.