At the first major news conference of his presidency, Emmanuel Macron pledged to cut taxes but also said the French would have to work longer as he outlined his response to months of anti-government protests that have shaken his authority.
Ukraine’s parliament approved a law yesterday that grants special status to the Ukrainian language and makes it mandatory for public sector workers, a move Russia described as divisive and said discriminated against Russian-speakers.
A Muslim thinks about the countless blessings that Allah has bestowed upon him. He considers the numerous bounties that Allah has given him – from the time that he was a “drop of fluid” in his mother’s womb. These bounties continue until he meets His Lord.
Mariam Nabatanzi gave birth to twins a year after she was married off at the age of 12. Five more sets of twins followed - and then four sets of triplets and five sets of quadruplets. Three years ago, however, the 39-year-old Ugandan was abandoned by her husband
Qatar has reiterated that the continuation of the unjust blockade imposed almost two years ago constitutes a flagrant violation of international law, human rights, and the United Nations Charter and undermines international co-operation and the international multilateral system.
The Ministry of Commerce and Industry (MoCI) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Doha Institute for Graduate Studies yesterday in a bid to enhance co-operation in vocational training and scholarships.
HE the Minister of State Dr Hamad bin Abdulaziz al-Kuwari stressed the importance of cultural diplomacy in the rapprochement between peoples, calling for spreading awareness of its importance for a better future.
Nasser Saleh al-Attiyah is the clear favourite to take an eighth successive and an unrivalled 13th outright victory in the Jordan Rally when action roars into life with the opening Panorama super special stage of 16.92km, near Mount Nebo, today morning.
The Katara Oud Festival provides a unique opportunity for oud lovers from around the world to get together and enjoy a quality event featuring some of the best oud players not only from Arab countries but also from places such as Iran, Greece, Turkey and others.
The annual Katara Oud Festival continued for the third day at Katara — the Cultural Village with a host of captivating performances by artistes from different countries as well as informative exhibits.
Thousands of indigenous people decorated with traditional feathers and body paint converged on Brazil’s capital on Wednesday to defend hard-won land rights many fear could be eroded by far-right President Jair Bolsonaro.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi staged a show of strength in the city of Varanasi yesterday as the country’s 39-day staggered general election neared its mid-point. Varanasi was one of two seats that Modi fought and won at the last election in 2014.
Environmentalists glued themselves to the London Stock Exchange entrance and staged impromptu concerts in the middle of traffic on the final day of a campaign that brought parts of the capital to a halt.
I don’t see Joe Biden as a threat.” It was with these words that Donald Trump earlier this month summarily dismissed the challenge posed by the former vice president, who yesterday announced his long-expected decision to run for the Democratic nomination in 2020.
North Korea’s Kim Jong-un and Russia’s Vladimir Putin vowed to seek closer ties as they met for the first time yesterday, in talks aimed at countering US influence. Putin emerged from the meeting in Russia’s Vladivostok saying that like Washington