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.
Press Trust of India | Wednesday September 24, 2014
Qatar women's basketball team pulled out of the Asian Games over a rule banning Muslim headscarves,traditionally known as the hijab.
AgenceFrance-Presse | Wednesday September 24, 2014
A Qatari official said the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) rule, which bans all headwear on safety grounds, ran contrary to Olympic principles on diversity.
Diaspora | Press Trust of India | Wednesday September 24, 2014
India has taken up with Qatar the killing of an Indian fisherman and detention of three others while they were fishing in that country's waters.
Diaspora | Press Trust of India | Tuesday September 23, 2014
A fisherman from Tamil Nadu, who was working in Bahrain on contract basis, was shot dead allegedly by Qatar naval personnel while he was fishing in that nation's waters, a top police officer said in Rameswaram yesterday.
AgenceFrance-Presse | Monday September 22, 2014
Theo Zwanziger, who is the former head of the German football federation (DFB) cited high summer temperatures as the reason Qatar would lose the right to host the FIFA World Cup in 2022.
Indo-AsianNews Service | Saturday September 20, 2014
The former Brazilian attacking midfielder has signed up for his first Indian engagement as the coach of Indian Super League (ISL) team FC Goa, after a string of assignments in-charge of Asian teams in Uzbekistan, Japan, Iraq and Qatar, among other co...