Dellavedova steps into the spotlight for injured Irving

Dellavedova steps into the spotlight for injured Irving

Australian guard Matthew Dellavedova, who couldn’t even catch the team bus after the NBA Finals opener.

 Zimbabwe happy to contribute to Pakistan revival

Zimbabwe happy to contribute to Pakistan revival

A top Zimbabwe cricket official yesterday expressed delight in contributing to the revival .

N Korea cancels UN chief visit, claims nuke breakthrough

N Korea cancels UN chief visit, claims nuke breakthrough

The North had claimed this month it successfully test-fired a submarine-launched ballistic missile, which would allow the deployment of nuclear weapons far beyond the Korean peninsula.

Foreign legion set for Six Nations role

Foreign legion set for Six Nations role

This season’s edition of Europe’s Six Nations Championship will see fifty% of the coaches come from New Zealand, the home of the world champions.

A musical treat by Belgian Saxophone Ensemble

A musical treat by Belgian Saxophone Ensemble

A performance by the Belgian Saxophone Ensemble delighted the audience at Katara Opera House on Friday.

US gas speculators least bullish of ’14 as prices retreat

US gas speculators least bullish of ’14 as prices retreat

Natural-gas stockpiles are recovering faster than estimated from a winter battering in the US, with prices now 30%...

Snubs, harsh words at Asia security meet as US and Japan rile China

Snubs, harsh words at Asia security meet as US and Japan rile China

When Japan's defence minister greeted the deputy chief of staff of China's army at a regional security forum this weekend, he was undiplomatically snubbed.

Questions on death penalty after botched execution

Questions on death penalty after botched execution

A botched execution, which left a prisoner writhing in agony after he was injected with an untested drug cocktail, has focused attention ...

 Indian skier keen for flag to fly

Indian skier keen for flag to fly

India’s only Olympic Alpine skier Himanshu Thakur finished last in the men’s giant slalom yesterday and cannot wait for the Sochi Games to end.

Former envoy hopeful on Doha process in Afghan peace efforts

Former envoy hopeful on Doha process in Afghan peace efforts

Pakistani academician and former diplomat Dr Maleeha Lodhi believes that that the Doha process offers the best hope for the Afghan peace efforts.

Special training for teachers of deaf children

Special training for teachers of deaf children

The Hamad Medical Corporation in co-operation with the Supreme Education Council is developing a programme that will provide training and skills ...

Tory MP quits in lobbying scandal

Tory MP quits in lobbying scandal

Prominent MP Patrick Mercer quit the Tory parliamentary party yesterday amid reports he has been caught up in a “major lobbying scandal”.