German embassy issues visa advisory to avoid delays

German embassy issues visa advisory to avoid delays

The German embassy in Doha has issued an advisory to Qatari citizens and expatriate residents to plan their travel itinerary and visa application early to avoid delays in processing entry permits to Schengen countries during peak season.

Maldives ruling party sacks leader after revolt

Maldives ruling party sacks leader after revolt

The Maldives’ ruling party has sacked the country’s former strongman president Maumoon Abdul Gayoom as its leader after he led an unsuccessful rebellion against his half-brother, who is now in power.