Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has ordered authorities yesterday to punish those responsible for the capsizing of a ship which resulted in the deaths of more than 160 migrants, as families demanded the bodies of their loved ones.
Aleppo reels from deadly air strikes
Residents in Syria's battleground city of Aleppo cowered indoors Saturday as fierce air strikes toppled buildings and killed at least 52 civilians, after diplomatic efforts to revive a ceasefire failed.
Colombia’s Farc rebel group voted unanimously to approve a peace deal with the government on Friday, declaring an end to the five-decade war as it prepares to transition into a new political party.
Charlotte police under immense pressure to release shooting video
Police in Charlotte, North Carolina were under mounting pressure yesterday to make public video of the fatal police shooting of a black man that sparked unrest this week, after a fourth night of protests unfolded peacefully under the watch of National Guard troops.
Indonesia will be holding discussions with government ministries and officials from the private sector to boost bilateral relations with Qatar in the fields of trade, tourism, and investment, ambassador Mohamed Basri Sidehabi has said.
Uruguayan Jorge Fossati has been handed the task of reviving Qatar’s qualifying campaign after the team crashed to back-to-back defeats in their first two matches on the road to Russia 2018.
Nam nets hat-trick in Lekhwiya’s 5-4 victory
The goal-glut in the Qatar Stars League continued yesterday as Nam tae-Hee struck a hat-trick to help former champions Lekhwiya edge Al Gharafa 5-4 in a thrilling match at Al Gharafa stadium.
QPO brings a classic horror film to life
All along, the giveaway was in the name. Nosferatu: A Symphony of Horror was perhaps meant to be best enjoyed in the dark of a theatre, accompanied by an accomplished live ensemble tearing into a soaring symphony.
The European Union’s list of crises keeps growing. But, beyond the United Kingdom’s “Brexit” vote to leave the bloc, Poland’s constitutional-court imbroglio, Russian expansionism, migrants and refugees and resurgent nationalism, ...
Positive signs of a Fed rate hike in December
The global financial system is now staying focused on December when the Federal Reserve (Fed) is expected to raise interest rates after the US central bank maintained status quo at its meeting on September 21.
Keeping things in perspective
My new computer just died. Only six months old, and it has to be completely refurbished because of some problem with the hardware.