Fri, 22 Mar 2019

Marines Top Officer Protests US Border Deployments, Wall

WASHINGTON - Americas top marine warned that deployments to the U.S.-Mexico border and President Donald Trumps plan for a wall ...

Malaysian Leader in Pakistan to Sign $900M in Investment Deals

ISLAMABAD - Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad arrived Thursday in Pakistan on an official three-day visit, where his high-powered delegation ...

Chinese President Lands in Italy, Set to Sign Belt and Road Deal

ROME - Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived in Rome on Thursday at the start of a three-day visit during which ...

Red Willow Production Cuts Unemployment in Iranian Village

A small village named Bezijan, located near the city of Arak in Irans Markazi Province, has come under the spotlight ...

Uzbekistan: Ice arena opening carries whiff of Russian soft power

Russian soft power is icy and camp. And it was on full display on March 15, at the inauguration of ...

Vietnamese Human Rights Campaigner Stuck in Scary Limbo in Thailand

Hiding in Thailand, Vietnamese human rights campaigner Bach Hong Quyen fears hes in the cross-hairs of two nations: Vietnam which ...

North Korea Still Dispatching Workers to China Despite UN Sanctions

North Korea is continuing to send its citizens to work in China to earn cash for the state despite sanctions ...

Juve to avoid US pre-season amid Ronaldo rape claims - report

Milan - Cristiano Ronaldo's Juventus will play the pre-season International Champions Cup in Asia and not in the United States ...

Finch hopes Australia carry momentum in Pakistan series

Sharjah - Australian skipper Aaron Finch hopes his team carry the momentum of a series win in India to their ...

Chinese Visit to Italy Seeks Closer Ties, Stirs Suspicions

MILAN - At the heart of Chinese Premier Xi Jingping's visit to Rome beginning Thursday is a key prize: A ...

Erdogan Airs Mosque Gunman Video Ahead Visit by NZ Minister

ANKARA - Turkeys president has again screened clips of a video taken by the Christchurch mosque gunman, a day before ...

China, US to hold eighth round of trade talks in Beijing

Beijing [China], March 21 (ANI): China and the United States will hold the eighth round of high-level economic and trade ...

China: Several injured in explosion in pesticide plant

Jiangsu province [China], March 21 (ANI): An explosion took place at Chenjiagang Tianjiayi chemical plant here on Thursday afternoon. According ...

Australia moving 2 000 people from powerful cyclone's path

Australia is evacuating about 2 000 people from part of northern Australia ahead of a powerful cyclone expected to hit ...

New Zealand attack: Pakistani expat family mourns with pride

The question caught Ambreen Naeem off-guard. "At 2pm, my sister called and asked where my son Talah and husband Naeem ...

US Negotiators to Visit China Next Week for New Round of Trade Talks

China says a high-ranking U.S. delegation will travel to Beijing next week to resume negotiations aimed at resolving the ongoing ...

Finch to demote himself in Aussie World Cup squad

Melbourne [Australia], Mar 21 (ANI): As David Warner is likely to return for the World Cup, Australia's opening combination for ...

Tensions with Turkey have eased: Australia on Erdogan's WWI remark

Melbourne [Australia], Mar 21 (ANI): Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Thursday informed that the diplomatic spat between Australia and Turkey, ...

Australia Evacuates 2,000 People From Storm's Path

SYDNEY - Authorities Thursday were moving about 2,000 people inland from part of Australias northern coast ahead of a powerful ...

Taiwan Leader Visits Pacific Allies, to Stop in Hawaii

BEIJING - Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen left Thursday on a tour of diplomatic allies in the Pacific that will end ...

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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 ...

Greenback dives after Federal Reserve says no more rate hikes in 2019

NEW YORK, New York - The U.S. Federal Resreve surprised on Wednesday, following its regular two day monthly meeting on ...

Tokyo stocks rise, rest of Asia slips

SYDNEY, Australia - Asian bourses were mixed on Wednesday with Australian and Chinese indices trading in the red, while markets ...

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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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