Mugabe granted immunity: sources

Mugabe granted immunity: sources

Zimbabwe’s former president Robert Mugabe was granted immunity from prosecution and assured that his safety would be protected in his home country as part of a deal that led to his resignation, sources close to the negotiations said yesterday.

UK will look to increase punishments for acid attacks - minister

UK will look to increase punishments for acid attacks - minister

Britain will look at tougher punishments for people who attack others using acid, interior minister Amber Rudd said on Sunday, after a spate of incidents in London in recent months.

Canon profit down nearly 29% on falling camera demand

Canon profit down nearly 29% on falling camera demand

Japan’s Canon Inc reported first-quarter net profit that fell by almost a third yesterday, grossly undershooting...

Lufthansa shares slide on French Alps plane crash

Lufthansa shares slide on French Alps plane crash

Shares in German airline Lufthansa tumbled after a plane in its low-cost division Germanwings crashed in the French Alps yesterday, with all 150 people on board feared killed.

Land tax plan shakes up Saudi market; ruler’s return boosts Oman

Land tax plan shakes up Saudi market; ruler’s return boosts Oman

A sell-off in the property sector slowed Saudi Arabia’s advance yesterday after the government approved a plan to tax undeveloped land....

 Asterix artwork raises €150,000 for attack victims

Asterix artwork raises €150,000 for attack victims

An original page of artwork from the 1971 comic Asterix and the Laurel Wreath went under the hammer in Paris on Saturday ...

Greece warns of vote ahead of debt deal talks

Greece warns of vote ahead of debt deal talks

Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis upped the stakes sharply yesterday ahead of a crucial Eurogroup meeting today

QSL hosts GOALZ Festival to celebrate National Sport Day

QSL hosts GOALZ Festival to celebrate National Sport Day

Qatar Stars League, the highest professional league in Qatari football, took its support for Qatar National Sport Day.

 Ooredoo’s partner provides medical  relief to Jakarta flood victims

Ooredoo’s partner provides medical relief to Jakarta flood victims

Ooredoo’s Indonesian operator Indosat has provided support...

Ukraine ‘cannot’ pull artillery from front

Ukraine ‘cannot’ pull artillery from front

Kiev accused pro-Russian rebels of opening fire with rockets and artillery at villages in southeastern Ukraine yesterday, all but burying a week-old European-brokered ceasefire deal.