Thu, 21 Nov 2019

Violence at Hong Kong protests turns ugly

HONG KONG - A number of protesters in Hong Kong have accidently caught fire after throwing petrol bombs and molotov ...

Stocks mostly rise in Asian session, U.S. dollar slips

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in Asia Pacific mostly rose on Monday after a surprise move by China to trim a ...

US Offers Vietnam Coast Guard Ship to Help Patrol South China Sea

The United States will give Vietnam's coast guard a second cutter vessel, U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper announced on Wednesday ...

Aung San Suu Kyi to Lead Myanmar's Defense in Genocide Case at ICJ

Myanmar's leader Aung San Suu Kyi will lead the country's defense against allegations of genocide at the International Court of ...

Was that joke funny or offensive? Who's telling it matters

In September, before the start of its 45th season, "Saturday Night Live" brought on some new cast members. The decision ...

India may open Chandipur integrated test range in Odisha to Singapore

Singapore, Nov 20 (ANI): India on Wednesday exchanged letter of intent for a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to enable the ...

India, Singapore reaffirm partnership to promote regional stability

Singapore, Nov 20 (ANI): Defence Minister Rajnath Singh held wide-ranging talks with his Singapore counterpart Ng Eng Hen here on ...

Tajikistan keeps budget afloat on $1.1Bln bed of debt

Tajikistan intends to borrow $1.1 billion over the coming four years to avoid running budget deficits, a newly approved government ...

Protests end 60-year run for Hong Kong Open

Hong Kong - Next week's Hong Kong Open, one of the biggest and oldest golf tournaments in Asia, was postponed ...

Pope Arrives in Thailand to Encourage Catholic Minority

BANGKOK - Pope Francis arrived in Bangkok on Wednesday to begin a tour of Thailand and Japan, beginning a mission ...

Artists from across the globe attend IFFI in Goa: Javadekar

Panaji (Goa) [India], Nov 20 (ANI): Union Minister Prakash Javadekar on Wednesday said that many artists from across the globe ...

Sensex closes 182 points higher, Nifty pharma up by 3.2 pc

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Nov 20 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices rose to new highs in a blockbuster Wednesday morning session but ...

Kohli accuses Dhoni of stealing doubles from fielders at boundary

New Delhi [India], Nov 20 (ANI): Ahead of the Indian squad announcement for the upcoming T20I and ODI series against ...

Emerging east Asia bond market growth steady amid global slowdown

Manila [Philippines], Nov 20 (ANI): Emerging east Asia's local currency bond market posted steady growth during the third quarter of ...

Sensex gains 279 points, Reliance Industries up by 3.8 pc

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Nov 20 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices traded with a positive bias during early hours on Wednesday with ...

US Warns That Turkey's Syria Offensive Giving IS 'Time and Space'

U.S. defense intelligence officials are offering a sobering assessment of the impact Turkey's incursion into northeastern Syria - and corresponding ...

Japan's ANA launches direct flight between Chennai and Tokyo

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], Nov 20 (ANI): Japan's airline "All Nippon Airways" has launched a direct flight from Narita International ...

Turkmenistan: Cart before horse

When International Monetary Fund staff missions wrap up visits to Turkmenistan, it invariably plays out the same way.The mission issues ...

US, China Trade Criticism Over South China Sea

The Chinese defense chief warned the United States on Monday against provoking military tensions by "flexing muscles" in the contested ...

PGH Polyclinic in New Clark City opens

NEW CLARK CITY, Tarlac, Nov.19 (PIA) -- University of the Philippines-Manila and its training hospital, Philippine General Hospital (PGH) opened ...

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Man who hacked official U.S. websites had grudge against police

AKRON, Ohio - For a few days in 2017, visitors to the websites for the city of Akron, Ohio, and ...

Swedish prosecutor discontinues investigation into Julian Assange

STOCKHOLM, Sweden - After pursuing WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange for nearly a decade, Sweden on Monday abandoned its investigation of ...

Men caught smuggling 233kgs of Cocaine from Mexico to Australia

SYDNEY, Australia - Federal and state agencies in Australia and overseas have had a major breakthrough in a weeks-long investigation ...

Trump overturns decades-long policy on Israeli settlements

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. President Donald Trump has bowed to pressure by Israel to up-end a decades-long policy of regarding ...

Violence at Hong Kong protests turns ugly

HONG KONG - A number of protesters in Hong Kong have accidently caught fire after throwing petrol bombs and molotov ...

One third of Afghan population facing severe acute food insecurity

Over the last three months (August to October 2019), around one-third of the Afghan population required urgent humanitarian action, according ...

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