Gulf Times - Honduras
Honduran election crisis festers as rivals claim victory

Honduran election crisis festers as rivals claim victory

Four days after voting in a presidential election, Honduras sank deeper into crisis on Thursday, with no clear winner in sight and the vote count disputed by the US-friendly incumbent's centrist rival ...

Honduran president wins party primary, eyeing re-election

Honduran president wins party primary, eyeing re-election

Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez won his party's primary on Sunday, raising his hopes of winning re-election in November 26 polls despite a constitutional one-term limit.

Five killed in second attack on Honduras family

Five killed in second attack on Honduras family

A family in Honduras' capital was attacked overnight for the second time in as many days by a gang exacting a murderous price on those refusing to meet its extortion demands, relatives and police said Tuesday.

Honduras manages to stall pine-munching bugs' march

Honduras manages to stall pine-munching bugs' march

Over the past three years, Honduras has lost a quarter of its pine forests to a plague of bark-munching beetles.

Sadd aim for more glory under new coach Ferreira

Sadd aim for more glory under new coach Ferreira

Al Sadd’s new coach Jesualdo Ferreira has ruled out hiring new players any time soon, saying he had full trust in the current squad.

Qatar Oct bank lending, deposits drop

Qatar Oct bank lending, deposits drop

Banks in Qatar have seen a drop in both their lending and deposit portfolios month-on-month (MoM) in October...

Japan need cool heads: new coach Aguirre

Japan need cool heads: new coach Aguirre

New Japan coach Javier Aguirre has demanded the Blue Samurai play with cool heads as well as their hearts following their World Cup flop, local media reported yesterday.

Sharapova demands Hawk-Eye for line calls

Sharapova demands Hawk-Eye for line calls

Defending champion Maria Sharapova demanded the French Open fall into line with the other three Grand Slams by introducing Hawk-Eye technology...

Ambitious funding plans by Qatar bank

Ambitious funding plans by Qatar bank

The board of Qatar’s new generation bank al khaliji outlining the 2013-15 strategy before shareholders at the annual general assembly.