Erdoğan heads to Gulf to deepen economic ties

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has announced that Turkish Foreign Minister Hakan Fidan will engage in talks with his counterparts to extend a vital agreement between Ukraine and Russia, allowing Ukrainian grain to access global markets through the Turkish straits, expressing confidence that Russian leader Vladimir Putin will support the continuation of the agreement.

Gov'ts of Serbia, Qatar sign memorandum on cooperation in ICT sector

BELGRADE - Serbian Minister of Information and Telecommunications Mihailo Jovanovic and Qatar's Minister of Communications and Information Technology Mohammed bin Ali bin Mohammed Al Mannai signed on Wednesday in Doha an intergovernmental memorandum on cooperation in information and communication technologies.

Andreja Leški wins silver at Judo Worlds

Judoka Andreja Leški won silver for Slovenia at the World Championships in Doha on 10 May, having to concede to multiple world and Olympic champion Clarisse Agbegnenou of France in the final yet again.

Competing in the under 63kg category, Leški had also won silver at the 2021 World Championships in Budapest after being defeated by Agbegnenou in the final.

Saudi unveils new airline to compete with Gulf rivals

Saudi Arabia announced on March 12 the creation of a new national airline, part of a plan to turn Riyadh into a global aviation hub rivalling regional leaders like Dubai and Doha.

"Riyadh Air "aims to launch flights to more than 100 destinations around the world by 2030," the official Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported.

Poor countries call for debt revolution at UN summit

Torn down by growing debt and a barrage of crises, leaders of the world's poorest countries have stepped up calls for the rules governing handouts of billions of dollars to be rewritten.

Western nations gave out more than $185 billion in grants and cheap loans in 2021, according to the OECD. Official development assistance is one of the pillars of the international financial system.