Fri, 22 Mar 2019

Vietnam Court Jails Activist For 2 Years Over Facebook Posts

A court in the southern Vietnamese district of Binh Thuy sentenced activist and Facebook commentator Le Minh The to two ...

Laos Deputy Prime Minister Blames PNPC Dam Collapse on Poor Planning

Laos deputy prime minister has identified poor soil analysis for a fatal hydropower dam collapse, often described as the countrys ...

Former Netherlands boss Van Marwijk named UAE coach

Abu Dhabi - Dutch coach Bert van Marwijk has been named the new United Arab Emirates coach, the country's football ...

Cameroon Busts Ivory, Pangolin Traffickers

YAOUNDE, CAMEROON - Police in Cameroon have arrested four wildlife traffickers caught with huge quantities of elephant tusks and scales ...

Samjhauta blast verdict: Pak summons Indian High Commissioner

Islamabad [Pakistan], Mar 20 (ANI): Pakistan on Wednesday summoned the Indian High Commissioner over the acquittal of four accused persons ...

New Kazakhstan Prez for renaming capital to 'Nursultan'

Astana [Kazakhstan], Mar 20 (ANI): Newly sworn-in President of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev on Wednesday suggested renaming the country's capital in ...

Harrington back on track at Maybank Championship

Cape Town - Padraig Harrington is teeing off his 2019 season in buoyant mood at the Maybank Championship as his ...

Tokayev sworn in as Kazakhstan's new president

PanARMENIAN.Net - Kassym-Jomart Tokayev assumed the post of Kazakhstan 's president on Wednesday following the surprise resignation of veteran leader ...

Markets remain largely unchanged, SpiceJet gains over 16%

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Mar 20 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices were largely unchanged on Wednesday with lacklustre trading as investors booked ...

Holi is here, caution advised

New Delhi [India], March 20 (ANI): Holi is here again and revellers are all geared up to enjoy the festival ...

India out to break AFC U23 C'ship qualification jinx

New Delhi [India], Mar 20 (ANI): India U23 National team head coach Derrick Pereira named ten 19-year-olds and one 16-year-old ...

Sensex up 95 points at 38,456, Nifty above 11,500 mark

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Mar 20 (ANI): Equity indices fluctuated wildly in the morning session on Wednesday with realty index gaining ...

SA could hold the key to an energy game changer

Africa is a continent blessed with an abundance of natural resources - water, wind, thermal coal, natural gas, and of ...

Thais Head to Polls for First Vote Since 2014 Military Coup

Thailand is preparing for a Sunday vote in its first general election since a 2014 military coup. Nearly 52 million ...

Requesting bone marrow donors to register

With recently diagnosed acute leukaemia in a young UCT medical doctor, Nabeelah Ismail and T-cell Lymphoblastic Leukaemia in four year ...

China Tweaks Tech Supremacy Plan

BEIJING - For the first time in recent years, Chinese Premier Li Keqiangs annual Government Work Report did not mention ...

Paris Catches Asian Tigers in Most Expensive City Race

TBILISI - Paris and Hong Kong for the first time joined Singapore as the world's most expensive cities to live ...

Christchurch harbored white supremacists before massacre

The leafy New Zealand city where a self-proclaimed racist fatally shot 50 people at mosques during Friday prayers is known ...

Rights Activists Denounce China's Xinjiang White Paper

China has released a lengthy white paper that analysts say seeks to justify its anti-terrorism fight and de-radicalization measures in ...

Italy Set to Join China's Belt & Road Initiative

BEIJING - Italy is expected to join Chinas Belt and Road Initiative, or BRI, when Chinese President Xi Jinping arrives ...

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U.S. secretary of state telephones Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman

JERUSALEM, Israel - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has taken time out on his current tour of the Midle ...

Heavy fighting continues in Yemen despite truce

With the UN announcing a  new plan  to shore up the December 2018  Stockholm Agreement between Yemen’s warring parties, the ...

Pompeo renews call for end to isolation of Qatar

KUWAIT CITY, Kuwait  - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has renewed a call for Gulf countries to settle their ...

Devastation in south-west Africa growing by the hour

The full scale of the devastation caused by Tropical Cyclone Idai in south-west Africa is becoming clearer, the UN said ...

Four road deaths in Ireland on bank holiday weekend

DUBLIN, Ireland - Over the 3-day holiday weekend, 16-18 March 2019, four people died in road traffic collisions in Ireland. ...

Stopping the spread of hatred on social media

The deadly  attack on two mosques in Christchurch , New Zealand, in which 50 people were killed and many others ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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