Gulf Times - Berne
Girl killed after tree strikes tent in Swiss storm

Girl killed after tree strikes tent in Swiss storm

A 12-year-old Latvian girl was killed on Monday when a tree uprooted by a storm struck a tent near the Swiss capital Berne, police said.

Swiss couple found on glacier buried near native village

Swiss couple found on glacier buried near native village

The remains of a couple, found on a receding glacier in the Swiss Alps 75 years after they had disappeared, were at long last buried on Saturday near their native village.

Fillon keeps bid alive as rival rules himself out

Fillon keeps bid alive as rival rules himself out

Francois Fillon has urged his conservative party to rally around him, saying that he was the only legitimate candidate despite calls by many in his camp for him to pull out of the French presidential race over allegations of misuse of public funds.

Dubai's financial centre could top 2024 targets -governor

Dubai's financial centre could top 2024 targets -governor

Dubai International Financial Centre could beat its target of more than doubling the number of financial firms registered within it by 2024 if interest continues from markets such as China, India and the Middle East, the governor of the financial free zone said on Monday.

Noren highest ranked player in CBQM field

Noren highest ranked player in CBQM field

World No. 10 Alex Noren starts this week’s Commercial Bank Qatar Masters as the field’s highest-ranked player, but the quiet Swede says his approach to the game has changed little since first competing in Doha on an invitation in 2007.

Gas glut upends global trade flows as buyers find leverage

Gas glut upends global trade flows as buyers find leverage

The market for liquefied natural gas is about to attract more players and more trading as new supply from the US and Australia strengthens buyers’ bargaining power.

Alibaba expects to double transactions volume by 2020

Alibaba expects to double transactions volume by 2020

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding said it expects to nearly double its transaction volumes by 2020, ....

Brazil receives Olympic flame for Rio Games

Brazil receives Olympic flame for Rio Games

Greece yesterday handed the Olympic flame over to Rio Games officials setting off the 100-day countdown to the August 5 opening ceremony.

EU not willing to take action over Polish court imbroglio

EU not willing to take action over Polish court imbroglio

European officials are visiting Warsaw this week to discuss allegations of undemocratic behaviour...

Ireland goesto polls, hung parliament likely outcome

Ireland goesto polls, hung parliament likely outcome

Ireland’s uneven economic recovery took centre stage yesterday as voters cast ballots in a national election...

 North Korean karaoke stirs fear of mass propaganda sing-along in South

North Korean karaoke stirs fear of mass propaganda sing-along in South

Weeks after South Korea began blasting K-pop and anti-Pyongyang broadcasts from loudspeakers along the border with the reclusive North.

Rouhani: nuclear deal will bring benefits for Iran

Rouhani: nuclear deal will bring benefits for Iran

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani gave a vigorous defence of nuclear negotiations to a domestic crowd yesterday.