“I’ve always believed in people, and staying the course”

“I’ve always believed in people, and staying the course”

One of the memorable sights of the inaugural and second edition of the high-octane T20 Pakistan Super League held in the UAE was the troughs of emotion Fawad Rana went through in full public glare.

Lopez kicks France to win against Scotland

Lopez kicks France to win against Scotland

France pulled clear in the final 10 minutes to defeat battling Scotland 22-16 in the Six Nations yesterday.

Brazil police refuse to end week-long strike

Brazil police refuse to end week-long strike

Police in the Brazilian state of Espirito Santo did not return to work on Saturday, despite the government announcing hours earlier a deal had been struck with officers to end a week-long strike that has led to a sharp increase in murders.

Anger at layoffs

Anger at layoffs

Workers of the UOM (Union Obrera Metalurgica) hold banners reading “Stop layoffs” during a protest at Plaza de Mayo square in Buenos Aires, yesterday.

HBKU lines up events to highlight diversity of academic subjects

HBKU lines up events to highlight diversity of academic subjects

Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU) will organise a number of events open to the public in the coming weeks, highlighting the diversity of academic subjects explored at the university.

Katara jazz festival starts tomorrow

Katara jazz festival starts tomorrow

Katara – the Cultural Village has partnered with nine embassies in Doha to host the third edition of Katara European Jazz Festival starting tomorrow.

Private bank bonuses for Singapore debt sales raise concerns

Private bank bonuses for Singapore debt sales raise concerns

Singapore’s private banks are coming under scrutiny for earning bonuses by selling risky debt, as the city sees an unprecedented wave of defaults.

Mamas and daughters of postpartum depression

Mamas and daughters of postpartum depression

Tucked away in a Ziploc bag in Carol Blocker’s bedroom are 12 orange prescription bottles with her daughter’s name printed neatly across each one. The labels have faded. The pain has not.

Eurozone faces a choice between reform or divorce

Eurozone faces a choice between reform or divorce

To say that the eurozone has not been performing well since the 2008 crisis is an understatement.

New Zealand kebab shop owner blanks armed robber

New Zealand kebab shop owner blanks armed robber

A New Zealand kebab shop owner who ignored a pistol-wielding, would-be robber and continued to serve his customers has insisted "I'm not a hero" after footage of his actions went viral.

Malaysia uncovers immigration racket at KL airport

Malaysia uncovers immigration racket at KL airport

Authorities in Malaysia have uncovered an immigration racket involving the sabotage of a computerised passport-screening system at its main international airport, police said.

Bangladesh leader visiting China

Bangladesh leader visiting China

Bangladesh’s State Minister for Foreign Affairs Shahriar Alam