Monday, June 17, 2019

US House passes $692 billion defence bill

Washington, Nov 15 (PTI): The US House of Representatives has passed a defence policy bill of nearly $692 billion for the 2018 fiscal year,...

Police search villas in northwest Turkey for ‘Khashoggi remains’

Ankara, Nov 26 (AFP) Turkish police on Monday were searching two villas in a northwestern province for the remains of murdered Saudi journalist Jamal...

Suu Kyi blames world conflicts partly on illegal immigration

Naypyitaw, Nov 20 (AP): Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi said today that the world is facing instability and conflict in part because illegal...

Global stocks gain after Fed chief hints rate rises may slow

BEIJING, Nov 29 (AP) — Most global stock markets rose Thursday after U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell suggested the pace of U.S. interest...

All refugees cleared from Australia camp in PNG: police

Sydney, Nov 24 (AFP) Papua New Guinea police have emptied a shuttered Australian detention camp where hundreds of refugees were holed up in, police...

1 child dead, 40 people hurt in Arkansas charter bus crash

BENTON, Ark. , Dec 3 (AP) — A charter bus carrying a youth football team from Tennessee crashed early Monday in central Arkansas, killing...

Barack Obama re-emerges on global stage with trip to Asia, France

Washington, Nov 29 (AP): Now a private citizen, former President Barack Obama has re-emerged on the global stage as he opened a three-country tour...

800k to 2 million religious minorities detained in Chinese internment camps: US

Washington, Dec 6 (PTI) An estimated 800,000 to 2 million religious minorities are currently being detained in internment camps in China, the Trump administration...

North Korea missile tests are ‘imminent threat’: Japan

Tokyo, Dec 4 (AFP): North Korea’s missile tests are an “imminent threat” to Japan, the Japanese parliament declared today, as Prime Minister Shinzo Abe...

In Gaza protests, Israeli troops aim for the legs

GAZA CITY, Gaza , Dec 9 (AP) — Israeli forces deployed along the volatile border with the Gaza Strip have fired live rounds at...


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