Militia chief among 5 killed in C.Africa clash

Militia chief among 5 killed in C.Africa clash

A militia chief and a church pastor were among five people killed in a clash in Bangui, Central African Republic's capital, the UN peacekeeping force said Wednesday.

Environment Intersection opens to traffic

Environment Intersection opens to traffic

Environment Intersection on Al Khafji Street was opened for traffic on Sunday after being converted from a roundabout to a signal-controlled intersection.

China to lay off up to 6mn workers, earmarks $23bn

China to lay off up to 6mn workers, earmarks $23bn

China aims to lay off 5-6mn state workers over the next two to three years as part of efforts to curb industrial overcapacity and pollution, ....

‘Iran increases oil exports by 500,000 bpd’

‘Iran increases oil exports by 500,000 bpd’

A boat passes by oil docks at the port of Kalantari in the city of Chabahar, east of the Strait of Hormuz in this January 17, 2012...

Cav gets back to winning ways at Tour of Qatar

Cav gets back to winning ways at Tour of Qatar

Mark Cavendish claimed his first win of 2016 with a victory in the opening stage of the Tour of Qatar 2016 yesterday.

Exploring the geographical history of Doha

Exploring the geographical history of Doha

Of the several interesting community educational projects that saw the light of day this year, the one that stands out for its goldmine of information and neat execution is an interactive, multi-media map of the city ...

Workshop on human rights opens in Doha

Workshop on human rights opens in Doha

A workshop on ways to enhance interaction with the international human rights treaty bodies opened in Doha yesterday.

Boks coach Meyer hails ‘genius’ scrumhalf Du Preez

Boks coach Meyer hails ‘genius’ scrumhalf Du Preez

The value of Fourie du Preez to South Africa should never be underestimated, says coach Heyneke Meyer, who said he was on his knees begging the player to make himself...

Highway closed

Highway closed

Vehicles are stranded after the Gangotri national highway was closed following a landslide in Uttarkashi, Uttarakhand yesterday.

Families of disappeared still haunted by Lebanon civil war

Families of disappeared still haunted by Lebanon civil war

Forty years after Lebanon’s civil war began, the families of thousands of people who disappeared are still haunted by the conflict ...

Pakistan court suspends detention of Mumbai attacks 'mastermind'

Pakistan court suspends detention of Mumbai attacks 'mastermind'

A Pakistani court on Monday suspended a detention order on the alleged mastermind of the 2008 Mumbai attacks ...

Easier rules lure foreign companies to list in US

Easier rules lure foreign companies to list in US

Looser corporate-governance standards are luring foreign companies to US markets, a development causing concern among some large investors.