His Holiness Pope Francis received the credentials of HE Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the State of Qatar (non-resident) to State of the Vatican City HE Sheikh Mohammed bin Yousef Jassim Al-Thani. HE the Ambassador conveyed the g..
President Joe Biden is likely to get a warm welcome from South Korea's leadership on his first trip to Asia, but he may face a less friendly greeting from North Korea's Kim Jong Un. Biden lands in South Korea on Friday evening, where he me..
The State of Qatar is participating in the meetings of the 75th session of the World Health Assembly, which will be held from May 22 to 28 in Geneva. HE Minister of Public Health Dr. Hanan Mohamed Al Kuwari chaired the delegation of the State of Q..
McDonald's Corp (MCD.N) is selling its restaurants in Russia to one of its current local licensees, who will rebrand them under a new name, ending more than three decades of the "Golden Arches" in the country, the fast-food company said..
India's top court has sentenced cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu to one year in prison in a decades-old road rage case. The Supreme Court ruled that Sidhu "intentionally caused hurt" to Gurnam Singh, who was 65, resulti..
The volume of real estate trading in sales contracts registered with the Real Estate Registration Department at the Ministry of Justice, during the period from May 8 to 12, amounted to QR 301,061,994. The weekly bulletin issued by the administrati..
Internet cables that crisscross the sea-floor could be use to detect earthquakes and tsunamis or monitor how climate change alters ocean currents. These telecoms cables could be used as a giant array of deep-sea scientific sensors, the UK's Na..
An MI5 spy used his status to terrorise his partner before moving abroad to continue intelligence work while under investigation, the BBC has found. A video shows the man threatening to kill the woman and attacking her with a machete. The forei..
Russia claims to have used laser weapons on the battlefield in Ukraine, although the US says it has seen no evidence of this and Ukraine has derided it as propaganda. What are laser weapons and how effective could they be in the conflict? Yury Bor..