South | Press Trust of India | Sunday October 26, 2014
Hopes for the release of four fishermen from this coastal town and one from Kerala detained in Iran have brightened with the intervention of Indian embassy officials and support of the fishing firm that employed them.
AgenceFrance-Presse | Saturday October 25, 2014
FIFA wants to move away from the traditional summer tournament to avoid the searing temperatures in the Gulf state. But that would force Europe's top championships to take a costly six week break.
World | Reuters | Wednesday October 22, 2014
A Saudi court has sentenced 13 suspected members of an al Qaeda cell - 11 Saudis, a Qatari and an Afghan citizen - to up to 30 years in prison for plotting to attack US soldiers in Qatar and Kuwait, the state news agency SPA reported.
World | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday October 22, 2014
"Qatar, you must pay!": After high-profile strikes at two upmarket hotels in Paris, it was the turn of employees at the luxury Royal Monceau-Raffles to protest on Tuesday for a salary increase.
AgenceFrance-Presse | Tuesday October 21, 2014
FIFA president Sepp Blatter, who suggested this option to escape the scorching summer, also admitted that such a decision will involve altering the domestic league programmes.
Monday October 20, 2014
Yes Bank on Monday said it has raised $422 million by way of dual currency multi-tenor syndicated loan facility.
South | Press Trust of India | Friday October 17, 2014
Families of four fishermen, detained in Iran for allegedly fishing in the country's territorial waters, have appealed to authorities to expedite their release, claiming that no proper food or medical aid is being provided to the detainees.
World | Reuters | Sunday October 12, 2014
US Secretary of State John Kerry called on Sunday for a renewed commitment to achieving Middle East peace, saying a lasting deal between Israel, the Palestinians and all their neighbours could be achieved.
World | Agence France-Presse | Sunday October 12, 2014
Qatar promised $1 billion in reconstruction aid for Gaza at a donor conference in Cairo on Sunday, topping US and European pledges for the devastated Palestinian enclave.
AgenceFrance-Presse | Tuesday October 7, 2014
Franz Beckenbauer was on the FIFA executive committee that awarded the rights to host the 2018 and 2022 World Cups to Russia and Qatar respectively in 2010. The bidding process has been dogged by accusations of corruption and horse-trading, but Becke...
AgenceFrance-Presse | Monday October 6, 2014
Serie A President Maurizio Beretta made the announcement at a press conference in Paris along with the Qatar Football Association General Secretary Saoud Al Mohannadi.
Diaspora | Press Trust of India | Sunday October 5, 2014
Nearly two weeks after a fisherman was shot dead allegedly by Qatar Naval personnel while fishing in that nation's waters, his body was received by a state minister, after which his relatives cremated the body at his native village.
Monday September 29, 2014
The board of Qatar's Doha Bank has authorised the purchase of the Indian assets of HSBC Bank Oman, and has called a shareholder meeting in November to approve the deal, it said in a statement on Monday.
AgenceFrance-Presse | Sunday September 28, 2014
Nigerian-born Qatar runner Femi Ogunode took the gold medal in the 100m race with an Asian record of 9.93 seconds at the Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea, on Sunday.
AgenceFrance-Presse | Saturday September 27, 2014
China's Zhang Peimeng, 27, ran within himself for a 10.27, finishing second in his heat behind Japan's Ryota Yamagata, while Qatar's Femi Ogunode, orginally from Nigeria, posted the fastest time of the night with 10.14.
World | Reuters | Friday September 26, 2014
Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani has warned that the US-led fight against Islamic State militancy will not succeed as long as Syrian President Bashar al-Assad remains in power.
AgenceFrance-Presse | Friday September 26, 2014
Qatar and football's world governing body FIFA are coming under increasing pressure to take the 2022 showpiece away from a country that has little sporting infrastructure or footballing culture, while there have been accusations of bribery in the bid...
AgenceFrance-Presse | Thursday September 25, 2014
Qatar captain Amal Mohammed Saleh captain, who plays centre in the hijab, said the ban at the Asian Games made no sense when combat sports had allowed it.
AssociatedPress | Thursday September 25, 2014
The dispute over the Qatari players' refusal to remove their hijabs - regarded by some as a rule that discriminates against Muslim women - has created a major stir at the games.
Wednesday September 24, 2014
The report also revealed that just five per cent of wealthy individuals in India plan to travel to a different country in the next five years, compared to 47 per cent in China, 36 per cent in Qatar and 34 per cent in Latin America.