• Qatar bans contractors leaving country in rain-damage probe

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Qatar has banned contractors from leaving the small, oil-rich country as it carries out a probe into how heavy rains damaged buildings and roadways.

  • Qatar launches probe after rains exposed poor construction

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Qatar has launched an investigation after heavy rains exposed poor construction in a country set to host the 2022 FIFA World Cup, a deluge that saw water cascade through the roof of its $15 billion main airport.

  • Pakistan cricket says government to decide on India series

    ISLAMABAD (AP) — The Pakistan Cricket Board says it is up to the government to green-light the series against India next month.