Europe or anti-Europe?

Europe or anti-Europe?

A knowledgeable friend in Milan recently asked me the following question: “If an outside investor, say, from the United States, wanted to invest a substantial sum in the Italian economy, what would you advise?”

Anderson powers New Zealand to T20 sweep

Anderson powers New Zealand to T20 sweep

Corey Anderson bludgeoned 94 off just 41 balls as New Zealand beat Bangladesh by 27 runs in the third Twenty20 at Bay Oval on Sunday to sweep the series.

Pokémon Go groups in Qatar plan regular meetings at safe locations

Pokémon Go groups in Qatar plan regular meetings at safe locations

Pokémon Go groups in Doha are planning to hold regular gatherings and activities even as they stress the need to be cautious while playing the game.

Turkish Airlines plane in Istanbul evacuated after bomb hoax

Turkish Airlines plane in Istanbul evacuated after bomb hoax

A Turkish Airlines aircraft at Istanbul's main airport was evacuated and searched after a note threatening a bomb attack was found on board on Monday, although it later turned out to be a hoax.

Blasts kill more than 100 in Syrian coastal heartland

Blasts kill more than 100 in Syrian coastal heartland

Bomb blasts killed more than 100 people in the Syrian coastal cities of Jableh and Tartous on Monday, monitors said, in a government-controlled area that host Russian forces.

17 girls killed in fire at school dormitory in Thailand

17 girls killed in fire at school dormitory in Thailand

Seventeen girls died after a fire swept through the dormitory of a school for children of hill tribes in northern Thailand, officials said Monday, with a survivor describing fleeing as flames engulfed the building.

Morality police should not judge Sharapova, says British Olympian

Morality police should not judge Sharapova, says British Olympian

Tennis player Maria Sharapova should not be judged by sport’s ‘morality police’ for taking meldonium for 10 years before it was banned, according to British Olympian Susan Egelstaff.

ECB willing to act as Draghi warns on global uncertainty

ECB willing to act as Draghi warns on global uncertainty

The European Central Bank is willing to ease monetary policy further, according to three top officials including its president, who echoed his US peers’ concerns about an uncertain outlook for the global economy.

QRCS holds HELP course for relief workers in Beirut

QRCS holds HELP course for relief workers in Beirut

Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) is organising a 10-day Health Emergencies in Large Populations (HELP) course in Beirut, Lebanon, in co-operation with the International Committee of Red Cross (ICRC), Lebanese Red Cross and Qatar University.

Chauhan takes charge amid  protests by FTII students

Chauhan takes charge amid protests by FTII students

Gajendra Chauhan yesterday assumed office as chairman of the Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) as a large number of students staged a vociferous protest outside the campus. Police caned and detained at least 20 students.

A better year for migrants?

A better year for migrants?

More than a million people risked their lives crossing the Mediterranean last year, and then endured gruelling journeys through the Balkans

Giri held by Chao, top seed Carlsen back in joint lead

Giri held by Chao, top seed Carlsen back in joint lead

Soft desert sand has a way of preventing runaway trains, and chess players are not immune to the laws of physics.