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Audi chief executive arrested in diesel probe

Audi chief executive arrested in diesel probe

The dramatic development comes a week after Munich prosecutors raided Rupert Stadler's home.

Customs officials foil cocaine smuggling bid at HIA

Customs officials foil cocaine smuggling bid at HIA

The General Authority of Customs (GAC) has foiled an attempt to smuggle 7.25kg of the illicit drug, cocaine, through Hamad International Airport (HIA).

Substantial growth seen in Qatar investments in France

Substantial growth seen in Qatar investments in France

Qatari investments in France “have grown substantially,” according to a former official of the World Trade Organisation (WTO), who was in Qatar recently to promote the country’s bid to organise ...

Saudi foreign minister tells Iran 'enough is enough'

Saudi foreign minister tells Iran 'enough is enough'

Adel al-Jubeir said Saudi Arabia was consulting its allies about what leverage to use against Lebanese militant group Hezbollah to end its dominance in the small Mediterranean nation and intervention in other countries.

UK productivity falls at joint-fastest rate since 2013, says ONS

UK productivity falls at joint-fastest rate since 2013, says ONS

British productivity fell at its joint-fastest rate since 2013 in the 12 months after the country voted to leave the European Union, data showed yesterday, underscoring the main challenge facing the economy as Brexit approaches.

Bangladesh imposes mobile phone ban on Rohingya refugees

Bangladesh imposes mobile phone ban on Rohingya refugees

Bangladesh's four mobile phone providers were threatened with fines if they provide any of the nearly 430,000 newly arrived refugees from Myanmar with phone plans while the ban is in force.

First day of Eid al-Adha on September 1

First day of Eid al-Adha on September 1

The first day of Hijri month Dhul-Hijja 1438H will be on August 23, while the first day of Eid al-Adha this year will be on September 1, according to astronomical calculations by Qatar Calendar House (QCH).

Myanmar ramps up troops, curfews in violence-wracked Rakhine

Myanmar ramps up troops, curfews in violence-wracked Rakhine

Myanmar is imposing new curfews and deploying fresh troops to Rakhine state, the government confirmed Saturday, after the UN expressed alarm at reports of a military build-up in the region ...

Homeless ‘tent city’ in Sydney packs up after new legislation

Homeless ‘tent city’ in Sydney packs up after new legislation

A homeless tent city in the heart of Sydney was being dismantled yesterday, after political wrangling over the plight of those sleeping rough in winter sparked criticism and new laws.

Shastri named India coach till 2019 WC

Shastri named India coach till 2019 WC

Former all-rounder Ravi Shastri has been appointed India coach until the 2019 World Cup, the country’s cricket board (BCCI) said in a statement yesterday.

Emir greets Canada’s governor general

Emir greets Canada’s governor general

His Highness the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani, His Highness the Deputy Emir Sheikh Abdullah bin Hamad al-Thani and HE the Prime Minister......

Foxconn planning US display making plant for over $10bn

Foxconn planning US display making plant for over $10bn

Foxconn, the world’s largest contract electronics maker and a major Apple Inc supplier, plans to invest more than $10bn in a display-making factory in the United States and will decide on the location of the plant next month.