Iraq PM says US ban punishes those 'fighting terrorism'

Iraq PM says US ban punishes those 'fighting terrorism'

Iraq's Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said on Tuesday that President Donald Trump's decision to ban Iraqis from travelling to the United States punishes those who are "fighting terrorism".

Some nations affected by US immigration order may stay on list

Some nations affected by US immigration order may stay on list

Some of the seven Muslim-majority countries affected by President Donald Trump's executive action on immigration will not likely be taken off the list any time soon, Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly said on Tuesday.

Qatar’s Abdulla hangs on to slim T2 lead in Morocco

Qatar’s Abdulla hangs on to slim T2 lead in Morocco

Nissan driver leads FIA T2 section to 2min 09sec heading into last two days

Australia welcomes plain cigarette packaging 'win'

Australia welcomes plain cigarette packaging 'win'

An Australian law requiring cigarettes to be sold in plain packaging has received a boost ...

Square dancing runs circles around other hobbies for Chinese elderly

Square dancing runs circles around other hobbies for Chinese elderly

Chinese-style square dancing is running circles around other hobbies for the elderly, with millions taking to parks and plazas across China, swivelling their hips and rolling...

Singapore navy finds fuselage of crashed AirAsia jet: defence chief

Singapore navy finds fuselage of crashed AirAsia jet: defence chief

A Singapore navy ship has found the fuselage of the AirAsia plane that crashed into the sea late last month with 162 people on board

Pakistan cleric denies military support

Pakistan cleric denies military support

A flamboyant Pakistani cleric vowing to bring down the country’s government has denied ...

Emir to attend QU graduation

Emir to attend QU graduation

HH the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani will be the guest of honour at the Qatar University Class of 2014...

This year’s top 10 political risks

This year’s top 10 political risks

Since the 2008 financial crisis, the world’s biggest risks have been economic. From a eurozone meltdown.

Bangladesh ex-minister indicted in bridge probe

Bangladesh ex-minister indicted in bridge probe

Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) has submitted a charge-sheet against former state minister of Bangladesh,

Ministry conducts workshop on trading system

Ministry conducts workshop on trading system

The Ministry of Business and Trade yesterday launched a workshop to educate and provide technical support to public and private sector institutions on WTO ....

Abu Dhabi lays foundations for $45bn Pakistan project

Abu Dhabi lays foundations for $45bn Pakistan project

A member of Abu Dhabi’s royal family says he plans to spend $45bn over up to 15 years on a real estate project in Karachi.