Category Archives: Middle East

North Korea 'tests high-tech new weapon': report

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North Korea 'tests high-tech new weapon': report

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has supervised the testing of a “high-tech” new weapon, Pyongyang’s state media reported Friday according to Yonhap news agency. “Kim Jong Un inspected the testing of a newly developed high-tech tactical weapon at the Academy of National Defence Science,” Yonhap cited the North’s state broadcaster as saying. The “high-tech tactical weapon” had been developed over a long period and “builds impregnable defences of our country and strengthens the fighting power of our people’s army”, it added.

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Walmart raises annual earnings estimate on higher quarterly revenue

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Walmart raises annual earnings estimate on higher quarterly revenue

Global retail giant Walmart raised its earnings estimate for the year on Thursday, after posting a strong quarter with sales growth across all its business lines and most regions. “Each of our segments achieved solid sales growth,” Walmart chief Doug McMillon said. The solid sales growth pushed the closely-watched earnings per share measure to $1.08 in latest quarter, beating expectations.

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Walmart raises annual earnings estimate on higher quarterly revenue

Walmart raises annual earnings estimate on higher quarterly revenue

Global retail giant Walmart raised its earnings estimate for the year on Thursday, after posting a strong quarter with sales growth across all its business lines and most regions. “Each of our segments achieved solid sales growth,” Walmart chief Doug McMillon said. The solid sales growth pushed the closely-watched earnings per share measure to $1.08 in latest quarter, beating expectations.

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