Fri, 22 Mar 2019

Two thirds of those who died in Mosul ferry disaster were women

MOSUL, Iraq - Nearly 100 people, mostly women and children, have drowned after a ferry packed with families celebrating Kurdish ...

U.S. president launches another attack on former senator McCain

LIMA, Ohio - U.S. President Donald Trump was at it again on Wednesday at the U.S. army tank plant in Lima, Ohio. ...

Malaysia doing its bit in supporting UNIFIL

BEIRUT, Lebanon - As U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo flew into Beirut, in Lebanon on Friday, it was business ...

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 ...

Northern Ireland mourns 3 teenagers who died in tragic circumstances

CO. TYRONE, Northern Ireland - A major investigation is continuing into the events of Sunday night in Cookstown, in County ...

North Korea Withdraws from Liaison Office with South Korea

North Korean has withdrawn its liaison office with South Korea. The North notified the South of the abrupt move Friday ...

US Reportedly Gives Tacit OK to Taiwan's Fighter JetShopping List

STATE DEPARTMENT  - A senior U.S. State Department official said arms sales to Taiwan are a matter of a policy ...

Hungary Under Fire as US Pledges Support for NGOs, Media

European allies of the outspoken Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban have taken the rare step of suspending his Fidesz party ...

Sensex slips 222 points to 38,165, Nifty below 11,500 mark

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Mar 22 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices edged lower on Friday as traders booked profits from recent gains. ...

'No room for jihadi outfits or culture in Pakistan, says Imran Khan

Islamabad [Pakistan], Mar 22 (ANI): Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday said that there was no room for any "jihadi ...

Technology elevating financing for travel

Pune (Maharashtra) [India], March 22 (ANI/BusinessWireIndia): Given how mobile-centric the world has become, it comes as no real surprise that ...

David Ferrer wins his first ATP match in 12 months

Miami [US], Mar 22 (ANI): David Ferrer won his first ATP Masters match in 12 months on Thursday defeating American ...

Australia not underdog in World tournament, says Finch

Dubai [UAE], Mar 22 (ANI): Australia captain, Aaron Finch opined that Australia should not be considered as underdogs as they ...

Professional Beauty India launches India's first Make-Up Week

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India] March 22 (ANI/BusinessWireIndia): The make-up industry in India has two aspects - colour cosmetics and talent. With ...

GVK unit to hold 74 pc stake in MIAL after share purchase

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Mar 22 (ANI): Diversified conglomerate GVK Group said on Friday it is increasing its stake in Mumbai ...

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Stocks in Asia fail to set any records on Friday

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in Asia drifted on Friday, in a lacklustre close to the week. The Australian All Ordinaries ...

UK gets extension for withdrawal from European Union

BRUSSELS, Belgium - Britain has received a two week extension to its Brexit deadline, however this could become 10 weeks ...

UK public getting tired of political games

Brexit increasingly looks like a train crash in slow motion. Watching the British parliament going through consecutive Brexit votes, however, ...

Demand for shares in Apple prompts buying of U.S. stocks

NEW YORK, New York - It was a good day on Wall Street on Thursday. No bad news, in fact ...

Hong Kong Hang Seng declines 249 points

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in China, Japan and Australia rose on Thursday, but in Hong Stock the main index fell. ...

Omani nationals to be trained by PDO to enter workforce

MUSCAT, Oman - The government-owned Petroleum Development Oman is planning on training Omani nationals to enter not just the oil ...

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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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