Sat, 20 Jul 2019

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 ...

JSE rises as market participants bet on more central bank stimulus

The JSE rose on Friday primarily on the back of gains recorded on the mining index as well as advances ...

Promise, Peril in Malaysia's Move to Lower Voting Age

BANGKOK - Parties on either side of Malaysia's deep political divide are hoping to capitalize on a bipartisan bill to ...

Suspect behind Kyoto anime studio attack alleges work plagiarised

Kyoto [Japan], July 19 (ANI): The suspect behind Japan's worst mass killing in 20 years has alleged that the targeted ...

What school segregation looks like in the US today, in 4 charts

Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris, a senator from California, has spoken about how she benefited from attending Berkeley's desegregated schools."There ...

'My entire world was gone' - floods devastate northern Pakistan

Once a small cluster of houses stood along a gentle stream in Pakistani Kashmir. Now only jagged rocks and a ...

Bangladesh Rivers Overflow, Force 400,000 From Their Homes

DHAKA, BANGLADESH - Rain-swollen rivers in Bangladesh broke through at least four embankments, submerging dozens of villages and doubling the ...

Taiwan Says It Will Treat Hong Kong Asylum Seekers Humanely

TAIPEI - Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen says she would follow "humanitarian principles" in dealing with asylum seekers from Hong Kong.Tsai ...

US-based body urges unity against religious persecution in Pak, Sudan

Washington D.C. [USA], July 19 (ANI): The rise of extremism and persecution of people based on faith and ethnicity is ...

Dumaguete asks PSC P46M upgrade for ASEAN school games

DUMAGUETE CITY, June 17 (PIA)--Dumaguete City and Negros Oriental has requested a total of P46 million from the Philippine Sports ...

Sensex drops 237 points on profit booking, Nifty below 11,600

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], July 19 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices erased opening gains in early hours on Friday due to profit ...

Newcastle boss vows to give 'everything' for new club

Shanghai - New Newcastle head coach Steve Bruce has vowed to win over the doubters after admitting he has always ...

INS Sagardhwani embarks on mission Sagar Maitri

Kochi (Kerala) [India], July 18 (ANI): INS Sagardhwani on Thursday embarked on mission Sagar Maitri here. The Marine Acoustic Research ...

India's policy towards China consistent through govts

New Delhi [India], July 18 (ANI): External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar said on Thursday that he sees "more consistency than ...

Sustained anti-drug operations rescue 2,385 kids

Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) Assistant Secretary Marie Rafael, Philippine National Police (PNP) Deputy Spokesperson PSupt. Kimberly Esteban Molitas, and ...

Ghana hopes to benefit from hosting Africa's free trade area secretariat

Ghana has been chosen by the African Union (AU) to host the secretariat of the African Continental Free Trade Area. ...

Solar power lights up this Puducherry house

Puducherry [India], July 18 (ANI): In the era where the use of solar energy is being extensively called for, this ...

Media Watchdogs Describe Pakistan As 'High-Risk Country'

A joint report by Reporters Without Borders (RSF) and the Pakistani media watchdog Freedom Network has labeled Pakistan a 'high-risk ...

Japan look to give ailing Ikee a lift at world champs

Gwangju - Japan's swimmers have promised to lift their game at next week's FINA World Championships to lift the spirits ...

Sensex plunges 318 points on global worries, Yes Bank down 12.7 pc

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], July 18 (ANI): Equities ended a three-day winning streak on Thursday with across-the-board selling pressure during the ...

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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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