Qatar Charity hands over 50 apartments to Palestinians

Qatar Charity hands over 50 apartments to Palestinians

Some 50 Palestinian families received the keys of their newly reconstructed apartments in Al Dafer Tower in Gaza Strip, thanks to the generosity of Qatar Charity.

Honduras president leads after vote recount

Honduras president leads after vote recount

A preliminary ballot count in Honduras’ disputed presidential race yesterday pointed to a second term for incumbent Juan Orlando Hernandez, while his opponent accused the government of stealing the election and called for protests.

Qatar’s Sheikh Ali selected as best horse rider in Asia

Qatar’s Sheikh Ali selected as best horse rider in Asia

Asian Equestrian Federation has named Qatar’s Sheikh Ali bin Khalid al-Thani as the best rider in Asia in recognition of his considerable efforts in the sport and the outstanding performances he has shown in the Asian competitions.

Law firm threatens to file class action suit against CBA

Law firm threatens to file class action suit against CBA

A law firm threatened yesterday to file a class action suit against Commonwealth Bank of Australia for allegedly failing to disclose that it was facing money-laundering charges, in the latest headache for Australia’s biggest listed company.

Euronext renews deal with LSE business

Euronext renews deal with LSE business

Pan-European exchange Euronext has extended its contract with Britain’s LCH in a surprise move that could help defuse tension over where euro-denominated trades are cleared after Brexit.

Lanka to divest hotel firms after port sale

Lanka to divest hotel firms after port sale

Sri Lanka yesterday announced plans to sell off two state-owned luxury hotel companies following its billion-dollar privatisation of a loss-making port.

Bank funding needs seen limiting Turkey deposit rates slump

Bank funding needs seen limiting Turkey deposit rates slump

A drop in Turkish lira deposit rates looks set to be short-lived as the nation’s banks seek to attract savings away from those denominated in dollars and euros, Bloomberg reported.

Green Germany expect tough Confederations Cup start

Green Germany expect tough Confederations Cup start

World champions Germany will field an inexperienced line-up against Australia in their Confederations Cup opener today with striker Timo Werner fearing a robust challenge from the Socceroos.

Garangao celebrated across Qatar

Garangao celebrated across Qatar

Garangao, a traditional children’s festival celebrated on the 14th evening of the holy month of Ramadan, was observed with much joy and gaiety across Qatar yesterday.

Santander to take over Popular as ECB says the bank was failing

Santander to take over Popular as ECB says the bank was failing

Banco Santander stepped in to take over stricken rival Banco Popular Espanol in a deal brokered by regulators that imposes billions of losses on investors.

Fired up

Fired up

Steam rises from the coal-fired Jim Bridger power plant outside Rock Springs, Wyoming.

British PM May says terrorists will be defeated

British PM May says terrorists will be defeated

Prime Minister Theresa May said on Thursday terrorism would not prevail as she rallied the country to carry on with its everyday business and stick to British values in response to an attack on parliament.