PM, FM meet US treasury secretary

PM, FM meet US treasury secretary

HE the Prime Minister and Interior Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa al-Thani yesterday met US Treasury Secretary Steven Terner Mnuchin and the accompanying delegation.

Leap in arrivals sees star hotel bookings surge

Leap in arrivals sees star hotel bookings surge

Star hotels in Qatar are enjoying a windfall thanks to the current "surge" in the number of visitors, particularly from the neighbouring countries, Gulf Times has found.

At least 10,000 Rohingyas have arrived in Bangladesh, says UN

At least 10,000 Rohingyas have arrived in Bangladesh, says UN

At least 10,000 Rohingyas have arrived in Bangladesh in recent weeks after fleeing violence in neighbouring Myanmar, the United Nations said yesterday.

Kohli lauds benefits of conditioning to reach next level

Kohli lauds benefits of conditioning to reach next level

Virat Kohli was not satisfied with being an average cricketer and the India Test captain says that a desire to reach the next level was his motivation for improved conditioning.

More frustration for Phelps

More frustration for Phelps

Michael Phelps had set his sights on testing himself against Ryan Lochte.

Hang Seng to sell stake in Industrial Bank for $2.7bn

Hang Seng to sell stake in Industrial Bank for $2.7bn

Hang Seng Bank, the Hong Kong lender controlled by HSBC Holdings, will sell a second stake in China’s Industrial Bank Co for as much as $2.7bn as it tries to boost capital.

Oman producing all-out on oil as global price rout seen over

Oman producing all-out on oil as global price rout seen over

Oman, the biggest Middle Eastern oil producer that’s not a member of Opec, is boosting crude output to as much as possible with the global price rout...

Ghani invites Pakistan for security talks

Ghani invites Pakistan for security talks

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani yesterday suggested Pakistan-Afghanistan talks on security issues, media reported.

Britain lists Lanka as 'country of concern' in rights report

Britain lists Lanka as 'country of concern' in rights report

Britain has listed Sri Lanka as a "country of concern" in its latest annual human rights report, released days after it co-sponsored...