Sat, 20 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 ...

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 ...

Sri Lanka Cricket announces squad for ODI series against Bangladesh

Colombo [Sri Lanka], July 19 (ANI): Sri Lanka Cricket on Friday announced the 22-member squad for the upcoming home series ...

Pak lost PKR 8.5 billion due to airspace closure

Islamabad [Pakistan], July 19 (ANI): Pakistan lost around PKR 8.5 billion due to the closure of its airspace, according to ...

The 'Mandela effect' and the science of false memories

There's a theory doing the rounds online that nuclear research experiments caused the world to shift into an alternate reality ...

The Long Arc Of A Gorbachev-Era Dream To Map The Universe

When one of the workhorses of Russia's space program took to the sky from Baikonur Cosmodrome last weekend with a ...

Cellphones a flight danger? Could be on some Boeing jets

US government officials in 2014 revealed an alarming safety issue: Passenger cellphones and other types of radio signals could pose ...

Lowry surges into Open lead, Woods set to miss cut

Portrush - Ireland's Shane Lowry stormed into the lead on the second day of the Open Championship as Tiger Woods ...

Westwood has 'no expectations' as he looks for maiden major title

Portrush - Lee Westwood says he has "no expectations" after moving into contention at the Open Championship on Friday and ...

Sensational Alaphilippe wins time-trial, retains TDF lead

Pau - Julian Alaphilippe extended his overall lead at the Tour de France on Friday winning the 27.2km individual time-trial ...

Holmes finds form at Open despite 'missing' his dog, Ace

Portrush - Open Championship clubhouse leader J.B. Holmes has found his best at just the right time in Northern Ireland ...

Risk for Boks if Steyn required at pivot

Cape Town - Any early mishap to starting flyhalf Elton Jantjies might leave the Springboks vulnerable against Australia on Saturday ...

Frenchman to ref Boks v All Blacks at World Cup

Cape Town - The Springboks' pool matches at the Rugby World Cup will be handled exclusively by French and English ...

US Says It has Clear Evidence Navy Ship Downed Iranian Drone

WHITE HOUSE - A U.S. official says "we have very clear evidence" the USS Boxer shot down an Iranian drone ...

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In Tokyo, Nikkei 225 rises by 420 points

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks soared in Asia on Friday, while the U.S. dollar rebounded from sharp falls in New York.In ...

Education the biggest growth sector in UAE job postings

DUBAI, UAE - The United Arab Emirates has registered an impressive 18 percent growth in online job postings compared to ...

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 ...

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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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