Daily Archives: January 20, 2017

UNESCO Condemns Destruction of the Tetrapylon in Palmyra

Paris, United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Director General Irina Bokova has condemned the destruction of Palmyra’s tetrapylon and parts of the theatre’s proscenium.

“This destruction is a new war crime and an immense loss for the Syrian …

Three Killed, 20 Injured After Driver Ploughs into Pedestrians in Central Melbourne

Melbourne, At least three people were killed and 20 injured when a man deliberately drove into pedestrians in the center of Australia’s second largest city of Melbourne on Friday, police said.

“A male deliberately drove into the pedestrians in the …

QNB Capital Partakes in Issuance of Turkish Government’s USD 2 Billion Bond

Doha, Qatar National Bank (QNB) Group said that its QNB Capital acted as a joint-lead managers and book-runner on the issuance a Turkish Government’s USD 2 Billion long 10-year Senior Unsecured global bond along with Barclays, Citi, and Goldman Sachs. …

Magnitude 6.8 Earthquake Strikes off Solomon Islands

Sydney, A 6.8 magnitude earthquake struck off the South Pacific nation of the Solomon Islands on Friday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

The quake struck at 10:04 am local time at a depth of 33 kilometers some 70 kilometers west …

Hazy and Partly Cloudy Weather Expected Today

Doha, Weather inshore until 6 pm on Friday will be hazy to misty in some areas at first, becoming partly cloudy, while offshore it will be hazy and partly cloudy to cloudy at times with a chance of scattered rain, …