Sri Lanka has enjoyed close ties with Qatar, with over 120,000 Sri Lankans making up for close to 2.68mn population of Qatar.
Myanmar’s security forces may be guilty of genocide against the Rohingya Muslim minority, the United Nations’ top human rights official said yesterday, adding that more were fleeing despite an agreement between Myanmar and Bangladesh to send them home.
Syrian government or Russian air strikes targeted US-backed Syrian militias in Deir al-Zor province at dawn on Saturday, a militia official told Reuters.
A little over forty-eight hours before stepping out onto Doha’s Qatar Sports Club track, two remarkable athletes from different corners of the earth came together for a frank and open discussion that explores the challenges and cultural perceptions surrounding Arab female sports participation.
Thailand is due to roll out a national digital-payment system that levies much smaller transaction fees than the nation’s banks. Yet lenders expect the network to help rather than hinder them financially.
The biggest crowds of his nearly three-decade reign thronged Japan's Imperial Palace on Friday to celebrate Emperor Akihito's 83rd birthday on what could be his last such appearance after expressing his desire to abdicate.
Qatar’s real (inflation-adjusted) per capita economic growth trend, is “strongly negative”; even as huge infrastructure investment will support the overall growth over 2016-2019, ....
European authorities’ decision to slap Apple with a huge bill for back taxes was not a decision “against the United States”, European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker said yesterday as world leaders gathered in China for a major economic summit.
Albinos in Mozambique have suffered more than 100 attacks since 2014, a UN expert said yesterday, with hunters targeting them for everything from their toes to their faeces.