Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Shinzo Abe On Course To Retain Majority In Japan Upper House Election

TOKYO, Jul 21 (AFP): Japanese voters cast ballots Sunday in an upper house election, with Shinzo Abe's ruling bloc looking to protect its majority...

2 Indian drug smugglers arrested in Nepal

Kathmandu, Jul 21 (PTI): Two Indian drug smugglers were arrested in Nepal on Sunday, police said here. Police arrested 25-year-old Kundan Kumar Kushwaha, a resident...

Sri Lanka launches new official map featuring Chinese investments

Beijing, Jul 21 (PTI): Sri Lanka has launched an updated map of the island incorporating the development projects, including the USD 1.4 billion Colombo...

UK car sector accelerates towards electric future

London, Jul 21 (AFP) Britain's auto industry, seeking to swerve Brexit obstacles, is accelerating toward electrification as consumers shun high-polluting diesels, driven by rapid...

Tens of thousands march again in huge Hong Kong anti-government rally

Hong Kong, Jul 21 (AFP): Hong Kong witnessed another huge anti-government march on Sunday with seemingly no end in sight to the turmoil engulfing...

1,000 firefighters battle wildfires in central Portugal

LISBON, Portugal , Jul 21 (AP) — Some 1,000 firefighters are working to contain wildfires in central Portugal that have already injured eight firefighters...

Twitter blocks accounts of Iranian state media outlets

Washington, Jul 21 (PTI): A day after Twitter suspended the accounts of several Iranian state media outlets, the social networking service said on Saturday...

18 Indians Among 23 Sailors Aboard British Tanker Seized By Iran

TEHRAN, Jul 20 (AFP): Iran opened an investigation on Saturday into a British-flagged tanker it alleges collided with a fishing vessel in the Strait...

China opens up finance sector to more foreign investment

Beijing, Jul 20 (AFP) China lifted some restrictions on foreign investment in the financial sector Saturday, as the world's second largest economy fights slowing...

Number Of Deaths China Gas Plant Blast Rises To 15

BEIJING, CHINA, Jul 20 (AFP): The number of deaths from a huge explosion that rocked a gas plant in central China has risen to...


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