As money men pile into aluminium, mind the Shanghai gap

As money men pile into aluminium, mind the Shanghai gap

Aluminium has been the best performer among the core industrial metals traded on the London Metal Exchange (LME) so far this year.

Has master poll strategist Kishor lost his magic?

Has master poll strategist Kishor lost his magic?

Often credited with turning Narendra Modi into a political brand and bringing arch-foes Lalu Prasad Yadav and Nitish Kumar together for the Grand Alliance in Bihar, the magic of master poll strategist Prashant Kishor appears to have faded for the Congress, which suffered a drubbing in Uttar Pradesh

Hanjin to declare bankruptcy today

Hanjin to declare bankruptcy today

Hanjin Shipping will declare bankruptcy today, with the former titan of the global shipping industry and one of South Korea’s powerful family-run “chaebol” finally sinking under billions of dollars of debt.

Suicide bomber kills 7, wounds 20 in Afghan provincial capital

Suicide bomber kills 7, wounds 20 in Afghan provincial capital

A suicide bomber killed seven people and wounded 20 others outside a bank in the capital city of Afghanistan's Helmand province on Saturday, the governor's office said on Saturday.

Brexit will hit new power station plans, warns experts

Brexit will hit new power station plans, warns experts

Hinkley Point C and other new nuclear power stations in Britain will be delayed by a decision by the UK to quit Europe’s atomic power treaty, experts have warned.

Huge crowd at teen’s party as invite goes viral

Huge crowd at teen’s party as invite goes viral

A huge crowd turned out on Monday to celebrate the 15th birthday of Rubi Ibarra, a small-town Mexican girl — though it was fewer than the 1.3mn people who said they were coming after the invitation went viral online.

Qatari-French initiative focuses  on energy and environment

Qatari-French initiative focuses on energy and environment

Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development (QF) has held a multi-sectoral forum providing leading Qatari and French institutions with the opportunity to identify areas of common interest in energy and environment.

Colombia probes plane crash that wiped out football team

Colombia probes plane crash that wiped out football team

Colombia was investigating on Wednesday what made a charter plane crash into its northwestern mountains, killing 71 people including most of a Brazilian football team and 20 journalists.

QTTSC hosts training session to highlight speed enforcement

QTTSC hosts training session to highlight speed enforcement

The Qatar Transportation and Traffic Safety Centre (QTTSC) at Qatar University College of Engineering (QU-CENG) hosted a training session on “Speed Enforcement and Automated Enforcement Technologies”.

Water curtain

Water curtain

The minaret of the spiral mosque at Fanar – Qatar Islamic Cultural Centre, one of the most widely known architectural landmarks in Doha, is seen through a wall of water from a fountain in front of the Museum of Islamic Art across the street.

Kerala orders probe into ‘parallel lottery’ menace

Kerala orders probe into ‘parallel lottery’ menace

Kerala has ordered a high-level probe into the alleged “betting mafia” involving a controversial lottery distributor.

Real need more of everything to halt slump, says Zidane

Real need more of everything to halt slump, says Zidane

Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane (right) said he is unaffected by criticism but admitted his side need to improve in all areas as they try to end a run of four games without a win when they travel to Real Betis today.