Shinzo Abe and Finance Minister Taro Aso have been under fire since the finance ministry said on March 12 it had altered records relating to a discounted sale of state-owned land to school operator Moritomo Gakuen,
Facebook Inc faced new calls for regulation from within US Congress and was hit with questions about personal data safeguards on Saturday after reports a political consultant gained inappropriate access to 50 million users' data starting in 2014.
Southeast Asian countries and Australia said on Sunday they held ‘grave concerns’ about escalating tension caused by North Korea's nuclear and missile programmes and urged ‘irreversible’ denuclearisation.
High-altitude Alpine ski resorts might be celebrating heavy snowfalls this season. But as tour operators and businesses cash in, such hardy winters will become only rarer in the future. By Christiane Oelrich
It might seem a bit navel-gazing to point out how special Earth is — after all, we live here. Oh, come on. You just can’t focus on your life and not think about our planet’s siblings. It’s no longer a eureka moment to know that each has its own “crazy” features and phenomena.
HE the Minister of Energy and Industry Dr Mohamed bin Saleh al-Sada and other dignitaries attending the concluding programme of the Art of Al Nahmah Prize, a traditional singing competition celebrating the GCC states’ maritime heritage, organised by Katara yesterday.
Engineers and state and university officials met hours before a newly built pedestrian bridge collapsed, killing six people, but concluded that a crack in the bridge was not a safety concern, Florida International University said yesterday.
Donald Trump has hailed the firing of a senior FBI agent as a “great day for democracy,” a move his attorney said he hoped would bring an end to a probe into alleged collusion between the president’s campaign and Russia.
Having taken a tumble during the final practice session, Johann Zarco threw caution to the wind in qualifying as the Frenchman grabbed pole position in stunning fashion for today’s Grand Prix of Qatar.
Leading logistics provider GWC was recognised as one of the top business leaders in Qatar during Oryx Publishing’s launch ceremony of the 14th edition of ‘Progress Qatar 2017-18’ at the Hilton Hotel Doha recently.
The weekend may be over but the Qatar International Food Festival (QIFF) will continue to offer visitors and residents “tantalising experiences” throughout the week from local and internationally-renowned chefs, the organisers have said.