Fri, 19 Jul 2019

Millions of children impacted by severe flooding in Asia

SOUTHEAST ASIA - Heavy rainfall, severe flooding and landslides across Nepal, India and Bangladesh have killed at least 93 children, ...

Peacebuiilding youth need protection, says UN envoy

NEW YORK, New York - After visiting refugee camps in Jordan, UN-backed schools in Gaza, municipalities in Kosovo and Youth ...

Moon mission got huge support from U.S. military

On July 20, 1969, history was made when two Apollo 11 astronauts, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin, became the first ...

FBI seeks public help in identifying domestic terrorists

WASHINGTON, DC - A list of nearly four dozen observable behavioral signs that someone might be planning to commit an ...

Pakistan ordered to review conviction and sentence of suspected spy

THE HAGUE, Netherlands - In a ruling handed down on Wednesday afternoon, the International Court of Justice at The Hague ...

67,000 Vietnamese maimed by unexploded cluster bombs since war's end

History often focuses on the immediate death toll of war. But hostilities can have longer-term consequences on a population's health.In ...

Delhi Police criticised after girl, 6, is abducted and brutally raped

DELHI, India - A women's advocate group in Delhi has slammed police for their handling of a brutal alleged rape ...

Israel increases fleet of F-35 fighter jets to sixteen

TEL AVIV, Israel - Israel has taken delivery of two more brand new F-35 "Adir" jet fighters.The two new jets ...

Williamson and team do New Zealand proud, writes UAE newspaper

"It just wasn't meant to be.""Given the heartbreaking circumstances of Sunday's Cricket World Cup final defeat, New Zealand captain Kane ...

Human Rights Watch says new Trump rule unfair to asylum seekers

WASHINGTON, DC - The new rule that the Trump administration announced on Monday effectively bars from asylum nearly anyone who ...

Betting on biometrics to boost child vaccination rates

At a glance: Biometrics and children A large new trial will fingerprint children aged 1 to 5 to track vaccinations ...

Briefing: The outlook for Libya's migrant detention centres

More than two weeks after an airstrike on a migrant detention centre in Libya's capital left at least 53 people ...

In Taiz, some Yemenis choose war and home over displacement

After more than four years of fighting, life has become so unbearable for some of Yemen's 3.6 million displaced people ...

AB de Villiers shines on T20 Blast debut

London [UK], July 19 (ANI): South African batsman made an impressive debut in England's domestic T20 competition Vitality Blast as ...

BCCI to use 'limited DRS during Ranji Trophy knockout matches

London [UK], July 19 (ANI): The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) will be using 'limited DRS' during ...

No religious freedom for Hindus in Pak, says Sindhi activist

Washington D.C. [USA], July 18 (ANI): A Sindhi activist has accused Pakistan of implementing discriminatory policies against the minority Hindu ...

Using language to make the world of fossil fuels strange and ugly

They weren't getting it.I had a room full of bright first-year university students in front of me, but confusion reigned ...

Zimbabweans Move to Rural Areas As Opportunities in Cities Dry Up

Economy Zimbabweans Move to Rural Areas As Opportunities in Cities Dry Up view team Zimbabwe's economic crisis has caused massive ...

US Shot Down Iranian Drone, Trump Says

Updated at 6:15 p.m. July 18.President Donald Trump said a U.S. warship shot down an Iranian drone Thursday that was ...

Sudan Urged to Ensure Justice for Raped Women Protesters

NAIROBI - Sudanese women were a driving force during months of protests that ousted veteran autocrat Omar al-Bashir, but the ...

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U.S. stock markets close slightly higher, dollar drops sharply

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were slightly higher on Thursday with the main action on foreign exchange markets ...

China-U.S. trade tensions pose largest risk to Asian economies

MANILA, Philippines - Developing Asia will maintain strong but moderating growth this year and next, as supportive domestic demand counteracts ...

Japanese stocks fall by nearly 2% as world sell-off continues

SYDNEY, Australia - Asian stocks fell sharply on Thursday, as the global sell-off continued.In Tokyo stocks shattered with the key ...

DAB+ digital radio to go on-air and online in Canberra Friday

CANBERRA, Australia - Commercial radio will officially switch on DAB+ digital radio broadcasts in Canberra on Friday.All four commercial radio ...

Toast expands Irish operation, announces new hires

DUBLIN, Ireland - The fastest-growing restaurant management platform has opened a new office in Dublin, Ireland to house a major ...

Stocks across the board in U.S. lose ground as trade tensions bite

NEW YORK, New York - A major fall in the rail freight giant CSX Corp and continuing trade tensions weighed ...

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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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