Thai man jailed for 35 years for defaming royals on Facebook

Thai man jailed for 35 years for defaming royals on Facebook

A Thai man was jailed for 35 years on Friday for Facebook posts deemed insulting to the royal family, a watchdog said, in one of the harshest sentences handed down for a crime ...

Faltering Bayern host Leverkusen

Faltering Bayern host Leverkusen

Faltering Bayern Munich hope to break their second mini winless streak this season when they host Bayer Leverkusen today to launch their counter-attack on top spot in Germany.

Jaish thrash Lekhwiya 4-0, put one foot in the quarters

Jaish thrash Lekhwiya 4-0, put one foot in the quarters

El Jaish put one foot in the quarter-finals of the 2016 AFC Champions League yesterday after an emphatic 4-0 win over Qatar Stars League rivals Lekhwiya left Djamal Belmadi’s side with a mountain to climb in next week’s second leg of the Round of 16.

100,000 new vehicles hit Qatar roads annually

100,000 new vehicles hit Qatar roads annually

Around 100,000 new vehicles hit the roads of Qatar annually, according to Brigadier Mohamed Saad al-Kharji ...

Govt warns against rent increases

Govt warns against rent increases

Nepal’s government fired a warning shot at landlords yesterday, saying any property owner who tries to profit

PM meets GCC communication ministers

PM meets GCC communication ministers

HE the Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa al-Thani meeting GCC ministers of communication...

Qatar Foundation hosts Jimmy Carter

Qatar Foundation hosts Jimmy Carter

Qatar Foundation hosted former US president Jimmy Carter and First Lady Rosalynn Carter yesterday, as part of an official visit to the region.

Canadian oil surge to US gulf puts Mexico on the defensive

Canadian oil surge to US gulf puts Mexico on the defensive

A price war is brewing between Canada and Latin America over who will satisfy US Gulf Coast refiners’ hunger for heavy oil.