Chinese President Xi Jinping is due to arrive in Nepal on Saturday for talks with Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli and is expected to sign a deal expanding a railway link between the Himalayan nation and Tibet ...
US officials on Friday promised a ‘Phase 1’ deal with China on a host of conflicts from intellectual property to currency was imminent, but China's official state-owned news organisation Xinhua struck a more cautious tone.
South Africa’s scandal-plagued former president Jacob Zuma will face trial on corruption charges over a 1990s arms deal, a court ruled yesterday, in one of multiple alleged graft cases over his long political career.
As part of its ongoing student outreach initiative, Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU) – a member of Qatar Foundation – recently showcased its degrees to students and the community at ‘Discover Education City’ (DEC).
Prime Minister Narendra Modi yesterday took Chinese President Xi Jinping on a tour of a seaside temple and monument complex as part of an informal summit against the backdrop of strained ties over the Kashmir.
FIFA President Gianni Infantino has said that Qatar will host an unforgettable edition of the 2022 FIFA World Cup, pointing out that holding the World Cup in November and December will be in favour of the tournament and the players.
Lawmakers yesterday blasted Manila Water Co. Inc. for warning that water rates could increase “exponentially” if the Supreme Court decision upholding the massive penalty imposed on water concessionaires is implemented.
China is destroying burial grounds where generations of Uighur families have been laid to rest, leaving behind human bones and broken tombs in what activists call an effort to eradicate the ethnic group’s identity in Xinjiang.
Too much of the world is still addicted to coal power even as climate change “threatens the viability of human societies”, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said yesterday, singling out Asian nations over their ongoing use of the fossil fuel.
HE the Prime Minister and Interior Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa al-Thani will deliver the keynote address at the 2019 Global Security Forum, the organisers announced in a tweet Friday.
Prime Minister Imran Khan has accused international media of a “double standard”, saying that news outlets give more prominence to the ongoing protests in Hong Kong than to the situation in disputed Kashmir.
Indonesian leader Joko Widodo ordered beefed-up security measures yesterday after two militants from an IS-linked terror group stabbed his chief security minister, with the politician in hospital recovering from emergency surgery.