Thu, 24 Jan 2019

U.S. airstrikes kill dozens of Al Shabaab militants in Somalia

MOGADISHU, Somalia - An extremist attack at a luxury hotel complex in Kenya's Nairobi last week was claimed by the ...

Australia confirms detention of blogger in China

Sydney (Australia), Jan 24 (ANI): The Australian government on Thursday confirmed that a well-known writer and former Chinese official with ...

India's growth to accerate from 7.4% to 7.6% in FY20: UN

New Delhi, Jan 24 (ANI): With robust private consumption and 7.4 per cent GDP growth rate in the current fiscal, ...

Good neigh, mate! Winx the horse named 'Australian of the year'

Sydney - In the race to find an Australian role model that has demonstrated hard work, grit and honesty in ...

China to become world's biggest retail market in 2019: Report

New York (United States), Jan 24 (ANI): China is set to overtake the United States as the world's biggest retail ...

China blocks Bing

Beijing [China] Jan 21: Bing, the last major foreign search operating engine in China, has been blocked following an order ...

Markets open marginally lower than yesterday's closing

Mumbai, Jan 24 (ANI): Equities opened marginally lower on Thursday with the BSE Sensex down 27.40 points up at 36,080. ...

Japan firm pulls ad portraying Osaka with pale skin

Tokyo - Japanese noodle firm Nissin announced on Thursday it was scrapping an "anime" advert featuring tennis star Naomi Osaka ...

North Korean Prison 'Store' Exploits Inmates, Family Members

Guards at a prison camp in North Korea have recently enlarged a convenience store attached to the facility, pressuring inmates ...

Zuma-linked ex-spy, 4 other ambassadors recalled

Minister of Intelligence Dipuo Letsatsi-Duba had recalled five former State Security Agency (SSA) officials serving the country as diplomats abroad, ...

JUST IN: Zuma-linked ex-spy, 4 other ambassadors recalled

Minister of Intelligence Dipuo Letsatsi-Duba had recalled five former State Security Agency (SSA) officials serving the country as diplomats abroad, ...

Armenia, Hong Kong establish mutual visa-free regime

PanARMENIAN.Net - Citizens of Armenia will soon be able travel to Hong Kong visa-free and vice versa, a draft decision ...

Ex-Chinese Diplomat-Turned-Dissident Reportedly Detained in China

An Australian newspaper says a Chinese-Australian writer and dissident has been detained during a visit to his native country. The ...

Japan's PM Seeks Trade Reform as Risks to World Economy Loom

DAVOS, SWITZERLAND Japan's prime minister says China's slowing growth, Brexit woes and U.S.-China trade disputes pose risks to the world ...

7 facts about biking acrossRussia that will help keep you alive

Such an adventure is certainly an awesome and life-changing challenge, but you must be aware of the serious risks. If ...

Sensex closed at 36,108, down 336 points

Mumbai, Jan 23 (ANI): Stock markets fell on Wednesday for the second day in a row with S P BSE ...

Afrikaans 'helped' Jake's Verblitz to Cup title in Japan

Cape Town - A strong South African flavour helped Jake White's Toyota Verblitz team to glory in the Japanese Top ...

Russia Presses Claim In Cold War Missile-Pact Dispute

Russia has held an elaborate presentation to amplify its claim that a new missile at the center of a dispute ...

Chinese cement firm to set up plant in Sri Lanka's Hambantota

Colombo (Sri Lanka), Jan 23 (ANI): A Chinese firm is to set up a cement plant in Hambantota where Beijing ...

5.1 magnitude quake jolts New Zealand

Wellington [New Zealand], Jan 23 (ANI): An earthquake measuring 5.1 on the Richter Scale struck off New Zealand on Wednesday. ...

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Chinese and Australian shares rise, Japan trades lower

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in Asia were mostly higher on Thursday, although there was continuing caution over events in the ...

Ambitious new strategy to grow Saudi entertainment industry

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia - A dramatic injection of entertainment is to drive Saudi Arabia's ambitions for the next decade. A ...

Stocks in U.S. propelled higher, IBM rises 8.5%

  NEW YORK, New York - All the major U.S. stock indices closed in the black on Wednesday, although the ...

Dubai Crown Prince signs historic agreement at Davos

DAVOS, Switzerland - The World Economic Forum has selected Dubai as the location for its first affiliate research centre for ...

Stock markets in Asia ignore overnight falls in U.S.

  SYDNEY, Australia - Asian markets virtually ignored the sharp falls on Wall Street overnight, with the major indices trading ...

EU retailers dependence on Mastercard a breach of antitrust rules

  BRUSSELS, Belgium - The European Commission has fined financial service group Mastercard €570.6 million ($647 million) for breaching antitrust ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

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