Gulf Times - Guangdong
Typhoon slams into China after killing scores in Philippines

Typhoon slams into China after killing scores in Philippines

A super typhoon made landfall in China's Guangdong Sunday, the country's most populous province, after wreaking havoc in Hong Kong and Macau and killing potentially more than 100 people in the Philippines.

Platform collapse at power plant in China kills 9

Platform collapse at power plant in China kills 9

An operation platform collapsed at a power plant in China on Saturday, killing nine people and injuring two, the official Xinhua news agency reported.

Gulf stocks start week on strong footing; Egypt bourse slips back

Gulf stocks start week on strong footing; Egypt bourse slips back

Strength in international equities markets at the end of last week helped lift share prices in the Gulf yesterday with markets most exposed to foreign capital inflows outperforming, while Egypt slipped on profit-taking.

Second Charlie Hebdo gunman buried in unmarked grave

Second Charlie Hebdo gunman buried in unmarked grave

Cherif Kouachi, one of two brothers who killed 12 people in the attack on the satirical weekly on January 7, was buried just before midnight in a cemetery in Gennevilliers.

When the circus comes to town

When the circus comes to town

Performing for the first time in Doha, the Royal Circus troupe has enthralled audiences with scintillating shows during the Eid al-Adha holidays...

Seven killed in Iraq as top militant held

Seven killed in Iraq as top militant held

Violence in Iraq killed seven people yesterday while security officials said they nabbed a top Al Qaeda militant...