The remaining parties to the Iran nuclear deal do not see Tehran’s breaches as significant and do not intend for now to trigger the pact’s dispute mechanism, preferring more diplomacy to ease the crisis, the EU foreign policy chief said yesterday.
Spain’s caretaker prime minister Pedro Sanchez called an end to power-sharing talks with the only major political party offering to govern with him, magnifying the risk that Spaniards will be asked to vote again in the autumn.
Qatar Free Zone Authority (QFZA) stated yesterday that Qatar Free Zones (QFZ) currently consists of Ras Bufontas Free Zone and Umm Alhoul Free Zone. The Council of Ministers has agreed in principle to the establishment of another Free Zone in Msheireb Downtown Doha.
Germany’s Ursula von der Leyen, the nominee for European Commission president, announced yesterday that she will resign as defence minister in the coming days, irrespective of her success at clinching the top EU job.
Heavy rains affected normal life in various north and northeastern states, cut road and rail links and forced evacuation of thousands of people from their inundated houses to safer areas, particularly in Assam and Bihar, officials said yesterday.
A team from Qatar is participating in the 30th International Biology Olympiad, taking place in the city of Szeged in Hungary until July 21. The team includes four students from different schools in Qatar: Maryam Abdul Aziz al-Kuwari from Al Bayan Secondary School for Girls
The Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) has completed the rehabilitation and furnishing of a health centre in Bir Saliba, a town in Sirba locality, West Darfur State, Sudan, in order to continue serving the region’s population of 29,000.
Dr Hassan S Bazzi , associate dean for research at Texas A&M University at Qatar (Tamuq), has been elected a Fellow of the American Chemical Society (ACS) in recognition of his outstanding achievements in chemistry and contributions to science, the profession and the society.
Nuruddin, a raffle draw winner of Malabar Gold & Diamonds’ ‘Sparkling Summer – Win up to 100 grams of Gold & up to 100% Cash Back’ campaign, receiving the prize of 100gm gold from Haneesh P C, branch manager
Ezdan Real Estate has announced the launch of a promotional campaign for commercial units at Ezdan Oasis in Al Wukair, which targets small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), including craftsmen, entrepreneurs and companies.
British Prime Minister Theresa May hosted the World Cup-winning England cricket team in the garden of her Downing Street residence on Monday, describing their win as "one of the great sporting spectacles of our time".
Indonesia’s Maluku islands were hit by scores of aftershocks yesterday after an earthquake killed at least two people, prompting hundreds of people to flee their homes. Rescue teams were struggling to reach parts of the area hit by the quake in eastern Indonesia on Sunday due to its remote location
Anti-government protesters who fought police inside a Hong Kong shopping mall were “rioters”, the finance hub’s pro-Beijing leader said yesterday, as she threw her support behind the city’s beleaguered police force following another weekend of clashes.
The remnants of the once-mighty storm Barry, the first hurricane of the 2019 season, yesterday dumped dangerous amounts of rain as it crawled north through the United States after coming ashore west of New Orleans at the weekend.
Prime Minister Imran Khan has ordered investigations into the $5.84bn penalty imposed on Pakistan by the international arbitration tribunal of the World Bank following the denial of a mining lease in 2011.
International drug syndicates orchestrated Sri Lanka’s deadly Easter bombings, the country’s leader claimed yesterday, despite earlier blaming the attacks on extremists. The statement comes amid a nationwide narcotics crackdown
The General Directorate of Traffic, represented by the Licensing Department, in collaboration with the General Directorate of Information Systems, has launched two new services for the public through the Metrash2 application.
South Africa’s former president Jacob Zuma yesterday dismissed multiple graft allegations against him, telling a judicial inquiry he was the victim of conspiracies, years of “character assassination” and plots to kill him.
Authorities in Democratic Republic of Congo have appealed for calm after an evangelical preacher fell ill with Ebola in the eastern city of Goma, the first recorded case of the disease in the key urban hub in a nearly year-old epidemic.
Since the United Kingdom’s Department of International Development (DFID) was created 22 years ago, it has lifted millions out of poverty, sent millions of children to school, and saved millions of lives through vaccination programmes and other innovative initiatives.
Argentine President Mauricio Macri is making an election race comeback, bolstered by a stronger peso and glimmers of economic revival as the South American nation looks to escape from a biting recession.
The giggles of children at play are about the only pleasant thing about a dark, crowded and stifling warehouse in Mexico that is home to some 150 migrants waiting for the US to process their asylum claims.
Up to 25% of the public transport systems in Qatar will be environment-friendly before the start of the FIFA World Cup 2022, HE the Minister of Transport and Communications Jassim Seif Ahmed al-Sulaiti has said.