Daily Archives: April 14, 2017

Asian shares, Korean won head south on geopolitical worries

TOKYO, Rajab 17, 1438, Apr 14, 2017, SPA — Japanese and South Korean shares headed lower while the won came under pressure on Friday, hurt by rising geopolitical tensions in the Korean peninsular in otherwise holiday-thinned trade.Investors were spook…

PERMANENT MISSION OF THE STATE OF QATAR TO UN HOLDS BRIEFING ON R2P

New York, – Permanent Mission of the State of Qatar to the United Nations held a briefing at the United Nations Headquarters in New York with Dr Simon Adams, Executive Director of the Global Centre for the Responsibility to Protect on the implementatio…

WEATHER FORECAST: HOT WEATHER TO PREVAIL

Doha, – Weather in Qatar valid until 6pm Friday inshore is expected to be hot and slightly dusty while offshore it will be hazy associated with dust and some clouds. Wind inshore will be southwesterly to northwesterly 03 to 13 knot, becoming later nort…

EARTHQUAKE HITS EASTERN TAIWAN

Taipei , – An earthquake measuring 5.7 on the Richter scale shook eastern Taiwan on Friday, with no damage or injuries reported so far. The epicenter was at a depth of 177 kilometers. The quake could be felt in Taipei City, Nanao and the port of Suao w…

1 KILLED, 3 INJURED IN SHOOTING ON PUBLIC TRANSIT TRAIN IN ATLANTA

Washington, – One person was killed and three others were wounded in a shooting aboard a transit train in Atlanta, according to police with the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA). Police say a suspect is in custody. The three wounded …

POLL: MERKEL SEEN BEATING SCHULZ BY 46 TO 40%

Berlin, – ANGELA Merkel’s Christian Democratic Union (CDU) has edged ahead of rival Martin Schultz in a latest poll. According to a recent poll, Merkel would beat Schulz by 46% to 40%, as reported by LiveSquawk. When asked who they would prefer as Chan…