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Abu Dhabi Crown Prince arrives in Doha
November 28, 2014 - 1:58:57 pm
DOHA: HH the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al -Thani led well-wishers to welcome Abu Dhabi Crown Prince and Deputy Supreme Command...
Petronas Q2 profit slides
November 28, 2014 - 1:54:15 pm
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian state energy firm Petronas said Friday its third quarter net profit fell 12.3 percent due to slumping oil prices and...
Austrian police detain 13 in jihadist investigation
November 28, 2014 - 1:53:50 pm
VIENNA: Austrian police detained 13 people in a dragnet on Friday aimed at suspected jihadis working to radicalise young people and encourag...
India still searching for 39 workers abducted in Iraq
November 28, 2014 - 1:22:05 pm
NEW DELHI: India said Friday it was still searching for 39 construction workers abducted in Iraq in June, denying a report claiming they had...
Gunmen shoot dead Egypt army colonel in Cairo
November 28, 2014 - 12:56:01 pm
CAIRO: Gunmen in a car shot dead an Egyptian army colonel and wounded two soldiers outside a hotel in eastern Cairo on Friday, security offi...
Pakistan talking to Qatar about LNG imports in 2015
November 28, 2014 - 12:55:23 pm
ISLAMABAD: Energy-starved Pakistan is negotiating with Qatar to begin imports of liquefied natural gas (LNG) early next year, Pakistan's...
Pakistan frees 40 Indian prisoners
November 28, 2014 - 12:24:33 pm
KARACHI: Pakistani on Friday announced the release of 40 Indian prisoners, including 35 fishermen held for violating territorial waters, a d...
Pope Francis makes first visit to Turkey
November 28, 2014 - 11:45:23 am
Pope Francis speaks to hostesses before to board a plane for a three day visit in Turkey, on November 28, 2014 at Rome's Fiumicino a...
Thai parliament votes to ban commercial surrogacy
November 28, 2014 - 11:11:13 am
BANGKOK: Thailand's parliament has voted to ban commercial surrogacy after outrage erupted over the largely unregulated industry followi...
Tokyo shares end 1.23pc higher
November 28, 2014 - 10:42:59 am
TOKYO: Tokyo stocks rose 1.23 percent Friday, lifted by a weak yen, while Japan's two biggest airlines soared on OPEC's decision not...
Asian energy stocks sink, airlines rise on OPEC decision
November 28, 2014 - 10:06:29 am
HONG KONG: Shares in energy firms tumbled Friday after oil prices hit four-year lows in reaction to OPEC's decision to ignore calls for ...
Food poisoning bug found on 70 percent of UK chickens
November 27, 2014 - 5:21:05 pm
LONDON: Some 70 percent of fresh chickens on sale in Britain are contaminated with a food poisoning bug, the Food Standards Agency (FSA) sai...
Qaeda moved US hostage ahead of Yemen raid
November 27, 2014 - 5:17:29 pm
ADEN: Al-Qaeda militants holding an American journalist in Yemen moved him and two other foreign hostages just days before a raid to free hi...
DFI holds annual meeting for Qatari innovators
November 27, 2014 - 4:48:34 pm
DOHA: Doha Film Institute (DFI) held its annual meet for Qatari artists and innovators on Wednesday night at W Doha hotel ahead of the launc...
UK media websites hacked by Syrian Electronic Army
November 27, 2014 - 4:46:06 pm
LONDON: The websites of several British media organisations were hacked on Thursday in a suspected coordinated attack by the Syrian El...
Prince William to make first UK royal visit to China in 30 years
November 27, 2014 - 4:43:21 pm
LONDON: Prince William will go to China early next year in the first visit to the mainland by a member of the British royal family in almost...
Interpol launches hunt for former 'Putin banker'
November 27, 2014 - 4:41:16 pm
MOSCOW: Interpol has launched a hunt for a powerful Kremlin insider turned critic who was once known as "Putin's banker" but m...
India announces new visa rules to boost tourism numbers
November 27, 2014 - 4:40:06 pm
NEW DELHI: Tourists travelling to India from 43 countries including the US will no longer have to queue at their local consulates to obtain ...
Two dead, seven missing as storm hits Philippines
November 27, 2014 - 4:38:43 pm
MANILA: Two people were killed and seven others missing in the Philippines after a tropical depression spawned huge waves and flash floods, ...
Militants attack army in India Kashmir, seven people dead
November 27, 2014 - 4:30:39 pm
SRINAGAR, India: Militants attacked an army patrol in Indian Kashmir on Thursday, leaving one soldier and three civilians dead as fighting c...
Pacquiao to sell Philippine mansion after rich neighbours complain
November 27, 2014 - 4:29:56 pm
MANILA: World boxing champion Manny Pacquiao said Thursday he would sell his mansion in one of the Philippine capital's swankiest areas ...
E-cigarettes contain 10 times amount carcinogens
November 27, 2014 - 12:02:25 pm
TOKYO: E-cigarettes contain 10 times the level of cancer-causing agents as regular tobacco, Japanese scientists said Thursday, the latest bl...
Kabul blast hits British embassy vehicle, kills five Afghans
November 27, 2014 - 10:15:21 am
KABUL, Afghanistan: A suicide bomber on a motorbike attacked a British embassy vehicle in Kabul on Thursday, officials said, killing at leas...
Oil extends losses ahead of key OPEC meeting
November 27, 2014 - 9:20:42 am
SINGAPORE: Oil prices retreated further in Asia Thursday on expectations the OPEC cartel will keep production at present levels despite pres...
China coal mine explosion kills 11
November 27, 2014 - 9:12:40 am
BEIJING: Eleven people died Thursday in a coal mine explosion in China, state media reported, in the second deadly accident in two days in t...
Tainted food: Eight hospitalised
Interviews for family visa through ...
New SEC rules make parents jittery
Qatar Airways named ‘Best Middle Ea...
More recreation and less work for s...
Qatar ‘vital market’ for Boeing: CE...
ExxonMobil Qatar names Alistair as...
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