Egypt’s overhaul of its bread subsidy programme isn’t likely to lead to any significant change in how much wheat the country buys on the international market, according to traders and analysts.
An Afghan strongman is giving sanctuary to Taliban fighters and their families who had sought haven across the border in Pakistan, building on a radical strategy to reduce Islamabad’s perceived influence on the insurgency.
Qatar Airways has congratulated its home and hub, Hamad International Airport (HIA), on being ranked the Sixth Best Airport in the World by the 2017 Skytrax World Airport Awards, moving up four places from last year.
Running a marathon in under two hours is not possible, Kenya’s Olympic 5,000 and world 10,000 champion Vivian Cheruiyot has said in response to an initiative by sportswear manufacturer Nike to achieve that feat.
Thirty-nine people, including many foreigners, were killed on Sunday when a gunman went on a rampage at an exclusive nightclub in Istanbul where revellers were celebrating the New Year.
A Singapore court sentenced 17-year-old blogger Amos Yee to six weeks in jail on Thursday for ‘wounding religious feelings’, his second prison term in a year ...