Qatar budget focuses on stability, support for diversification: SAK

Qatar budget focuses on stability, support for diversification: SAK

Qatar’s 2018 budget focuses on strengthening stability, developing prudent financial performance, and providing support for the economic diversification strategy it started earlier on, SAK Real Estate has said in its latest monthly report.

Time ticking as nations meet on Paris climate deal

Time ticking as nations meet on Paris climate deal

Environment ministers from some 30 countries gathered Saturday in Montreal to push forward on implementing the Paris climate accord without the United States ...

'We will vote' say 700 Catalan mayors in referendum protest

'We will vote' say 700 Catalan mayors in referendum protest

More than 700 Catalan mayors who face arrest over their support of an independence referendum banned by Madrid protested in Barcelona on Saturday to shouts of ‘we will vote.’

58 people presumed dead in tower blaze: police chief

58 people presumed dead in tower blaze: police chief

A total of 58 people are presumed dead after the devastating fire in a London tower block, police chief Stuart Cundy told reporters yesterday.

Fowler on target as US Open big guns fail to fire

Fowler on target as US Open big guns fail to fire

American Rickie Fowler tamed Erin Hills to claim the first-round lead at the US Open on Thursday, making the so-called toughest test in golf look easy with a record-equalling display while the big guns failed to fire.

Pilots' strike pushes Lufthansa to cut 1,700 flights

Pilots' strike pushes Lufthansa to cut 1,700 flights

A renewed pilots' strike will ground around 1,700 flights at European aviation giant Lufthansa on Tuesday and Wednesday, the group said, as a long-running and costly battle over pay drags on.

IMF approves biggest-ever Mideast loan to revive Egypt’s economy

IMF approves biggest-ever Mideast loan to revive Egypt’s economy

The International Monetary Fund has approved a $12bn loan programme for Egypt to restore investor confidence and help revive an economy battered by years of political turmoil.

Idemitsu delays full takeover of Showa Shell on founding family opposition

Idemitsu delays full takeover of Showa Shell on founding family opposition

Japanese refiner Idemitsu Kosan Co Ltd has put on hold its plan for a full takeover of smaller rival Showa Shell Sekiyu indefinitely after running into fierce opposition from the Idemitsu founding family.

Nepal quake triggered 4,312 landslides: report

Nepal quake triggered 4,312 landslides: report

Almost a year after the devastating 7.8 magnitude earthquake hit the Himalayan nation of Nepal, a new international report..

QCF programme ‘helps to shape students skills’

QCF programme ‘helps to shape students skills’

Qatar Career Fair (QCF), a member of Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development, recently concluded its youth-empowerment programme.

 I Coast transfers Gbagbo henchman to The Hague

I Coast transfers Gbagbo henchman to The Hague

Charles Ble Goude, the former right-hand man of Ivorian ex-president Laurent Gbagbo, is headed to The Hague to be tried for crimes against humanity..

Luxury cruise trapped in South Korea

Luxury cruise trapped in South Korea

Hundreds of Chinese cruise tourists were returning home via emergency flights yesterday after their ship was stranded in South Korea for days following a legal dispute.