Lizard, turtle among more than 100 new species found in Mekong region

Lizard, turtle among more than 100 new species found in Mekong region

A Vietnamese 'crocodile lizard' and a Thai turtle found on sale in a local market are among more than 100 new species discovered in the ecologically diverse but threatened Mekong region last year ...

Floods in Bangladesh

Floods in Bangladesh

A woman collects drinking water from a flooded tube well in Gaibandha, Bangladesh.

Weekly Market Report

Weekly Market Report

The Qatar Stock Exchange (QSE) index gained 20.2 points, or 0.22%, during the trading week to close at 9,257.90.

UN warns of worst humanitarian crisis

UN warns of worst humanitarian crisis

The United Nations is warning that the world is facing its worst humanitarian crisis since the end of World War II, with more than 20mn people facing starvation and famine in four countries.

Peugeot buys India's Ambassador car for $12mn

Peugeot buys India's Ambassador car for $12mn

India's Hindustan Motors has sold its Ambassador car to France's Peugeot for just $12mn, capping a spectacular downfall for a vehicle once emblematic of the country's political class.

Defence Minister holds meetings

Defence Minister holds meetings

HE the Minister of State for Defence Affairs Dr Khalid bin Mohamed al-Attiyah holding talks with his Sudanese counterpart Lt Gen Awad Mohamed Ahmed bin Auf in Doha yesterday.

Internal audit an integral part of economy: Al-Attiyah

Internal audit an integral part of economy: Al-Attiyah

The fifth national conference on internal audit, which will for the next two days discuss threadbare issues regarding the profession in the Gulf region, got off here yesterday.