Financial regulators reached a long-sought deal yesterday to harmonise global banking rules, capping a decade of effort to make banks more resilient even if they fell short of their own initial hopes.
Sri Lanka’s top court yesterday awarded compensation to a British woman arrested for sporting a Buddha tattoo, saying the tourist was subjected to “horrifying and scandalous treatment” by local authorities.
As Germany’s Christian Democratic Union (CDU) and its Bavarian sister party, the Christian Social Union (CSU), seek to form an unprecedented “Jamaica coalition” with the liberal Free Democrats (FDP) and the Greens, the rest of Europe anxiously awaits the government programme that will result from th
James Harden produced a triple-double as the Houston Rockets found their offence with a 117-113 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Thursday.
A Taiwanese man who spent more than a decade on death row walked free Thursday after being acquitted of murder in a retrial, boosting calls for the abolition of capital punishment.
Australia’s hopes of reaching a first Davis Cup final in 14 years were shattered yesterday when Belgium fought back from an overnight deficit to win their semi-final 3-2 and set-up a title showdown with neighbours France.
Qatar’s commitment to youth development can help India develop its own generation of talented players, according to the national team coach.
Aided by foreign and domestic institutions amid a bullish outlook, the Qatar Stock Exchange Wednesday rebounded to post modest gains.
Indonesians and Malaysians were among foreign jihadists battling the military after laying siege to a southern Philippine city, the government said on Friday, in a rare admission of what it said was an Islamic State "invasion".