04 January 2017

Emir of State of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani met at the Emiri Diwan on Wednesday with Ambassador of the Republic of the Philippines Wilfredo C. Santos and Ambassador of the Republic of El Salvador Guillermo Rubio Funes, who called on HH the Emir to greet … Read More

03 January 2017

Ambassador of India to State of Qatar, P. Kumaran formally announced the setting up of Indian Sports Centre (ISC) in Doha. Addressing to media this morning, Indian envoy highlighted about the initiative of Doha based prominent members of Indian community for promoting sports activities among Indian youth and … Read More

03 January 2017

Northwestern University in Qatar (NU-Q) has relocated to its new building in Education City.

NU-Q has been housed in the Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar building since it established programs in Education City in 2008.

The new building was recently awarded a LEED Gold certification, which is a mark of … Read More

03 January 2017

Andy Murray, World No. 1 from United Kingdom beat Jeremy Chardy from France in straight sets in first round of singles at the Khalifa International Tennis & Squash Complex Doha. Andy Murray secured 6-0, 7-6 victory, breezing through the first set in just 20 minutes before the Frenchman … Read More

03 January 2017

Reach Out To Asia (ROTA) recently partnered with College of the North Atlantic – Qatar (CNA-Q) to send 14 students to Nepal as part of its International Volunteer Trips Program, which aims to build the capacity of volunteers in Qatar as well as youth and communities in Nepal … Read More

Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC
January 3, 2017

Deputy Secretary Antony Blinken will host First Deputy Director of the Republic of Korea (ROK) National Security Office Cho Tae-yong in Washington on January 6, 2017, for the fifth round of U.S.-ROK strategic consultations on North Korea policy.

The two will discuss the international … Read More

Defending Champion Qatar ExxonMobil Open Teenis Tournament Novak Djokovic, Serbian national beat Jan-Lennard Struff from Germany by 7-6, 6-3 in his first round match in Qatar ExxonMobil Open at the Khalifa International Tennis Complex today evening.

Djokovitch was down 1-5 in the first set during his opening match against Jan-Lennard … Read More

IHS Jane’s 360
28 Dec. 2016

The Indonesian Marines Corps (Korps Marinir, or KORMAR) has taken delivery of four units of the Type 90B 122 mm (40-round) multiple rocket system (MRS) from China North Industries Corporation (NORINCO).

Sources within the service told IHS Jane’s on 27 December that first test firings of the … Read More

1 January 2017
UN News Centre
United Nations, New York

On his first day at the helm of the United Nations, Secretary-General António Guterres today pledged to make 2017 a year for peace.

“On this New Year’s Day, I ask all of you to join me in making one shared New Year’s resolution: Let … Read More

Ankara, Turkey
Anadolu Agency
1st January 2017

The U.S. embassy in Turkey on Sunday rejected media claims it had prior intelligence about the deadly terror attack at an Istanbul nightclub.

“Contrary to rumors circulating on social media, the U.S. Government had no information about threats to specific entertainment venues, including the Reina … Read More

January 1, 2017,
Delhi, India

English Daily ‘Times Of India’ dated 1st of January 2017 reports Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced a scheme to provide financial aid of Rs 6,000 (Appx. US$ 89) to pregnant women who undergo institutional delivery for hospital admission and for child’s vaccination, as well as … Read More

2-7 JANUARY 2017

COURT 1 start 3:30 pm
Qualifying – [1] N. Basilashvili (GEO) vs [8] V. Pospisil (CAN)

COURT 2 start 3:30 pm
Qualifying – [2] R. Stepanek (CZE) vs E. Lopez-Perez (ESP)

COURT 3 start 3:30 pm
Qualifying – M. Basic (BIH) … Read More

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