Kabul, 22 Dec. 2019 (AlJazeera News)
Afghanistan’s President Ashraf Ghani is on course for a second five-year term after preliminary results showed him winning 50.64 percent of the votes in the September 28 elections.
The Independent Election Commission (IEC) announced the results on Sunday, putting Ghani’s nearest rival Abdullah Abdullah second with … Read More

Ankara, 20 Dec. 2019

The chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) said Friday there is reasonable basis to investigate alleged war crimes in the occupied Palestinian territories.

“I am satisfied that there is a reasonable basis to proceed with an investigation into the situation in Palestine,” Fatou Bensouda said in … Read More

KUALA LUMPUR

The leaders of Muslim countries around the world underlined the importance of solidarity and unity between Muslim nations during a summit in the Malaysian capital on Thursday.  

At the opening ceremony of the
Kuala Lumpur Summit, leaders sent common messages on problems facing the
Islamic world, … Read More

Washington, 19 Dec. 2019 (CNN)

President Donald Trump was impeached by the House of Representatives in a near party-line vote Wednesday. He is still the President. What comes next is a trial in the Senate early next year that could, but probably won’t, cost him the White House.

So what happens now?
House … Read More

Islamabad, 17 Dec. 2019 (Daily dawn)

A special court in Islamabad on Tuesday found former military ruler retired Gen Pervez Musharraf guilty of high treason and handed him a death sentence under Article 6 of the Constitution.

This is the first time in Pakistan’s history that a military chief has been declared … Read More

Doha, 13 Dec. 2019

Dr. Mahathir bin Mohamad, Prime Minster of Malaysia received an Honorary Doctorate of Philosophy from Qatar University (QU) this evening at a ceremony held at Ibn Khaldoon hall at Qatar University.

Dr. Hassan Al Derham, President of Qatar University, said, “It is a great honor to welcome the … Read More

Doha, 11 Dec. 2019 (Bernama.com)

Prime Minister of Malaysia,  Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad arrived here Wednesday to begin his four-day official visit to Qatar.

After his special aircraft touched down at the Hamad International Airport in the Qatar capital at 9.15 pm local time (2.15 am Thursday Malaysian time), Dr Mahathir and … Read More

Berlin, 09 Dec. 2019 (Xinhua)

 

The twin panda cubs born at Zoo Berlin, the first-ever panda cubs born in the city, got names on Monday, 100 days after their births.

At a press conference at the zoo with the two cubs meeting the press, the twins were named ‘Meng Xiang’, ‘Meng Yuan’, … Read More

Ankara, 09 Dec. 2019 (Anadolu News)

Turkey and NATO will continue supporting Afghanistan as long as Kabul seeks their help, the Turkish foreign minister said on Monday. Speaking at a joint news conference with Afghanistan’s acting Foreign Minister Idrees Zaman, Mevlut Cavusoglu said Afghanistan has been going through a “sensitive time”.

He … Read More

Lausanne, 09 December 2019 (TASS)

The Executive Committee of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has approved recommendations of the Compliance Review Committee (CRC) to strip Russia of the right to participate in major international sports tournaments, including the Olympics and World Championships, for the period of four years, WADA’s press service … Read More

Doha, 02 Dec. 2019 (AlJazeera News)
 Asian champion Qatar has beaten the United Arab Emirates (UAE) 4-2 in an action-packed match to advance to the semi-finals of the 24th Arabian Gulf Cup.
Newly crowned Asian player of the year Akram Afif, 22, scored twice in the first half to put the hosts in front at … Read More

Doha, 02 Dec. 2019

With exactly three years to go until Qatar 2022 kicks off, the Secretary General of the Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy has said the country and region are excited to host fans from all over the world.

In a wide-ranging interview with www.sc.qa,  Hassan Al Thawadi said … Read More