Tue, 11 Dec 2018

Vice admiral in Bahrain after lightning appointment

WASHINGTON DC - Vice Admiral Jim Malloy has taken charge of the U.S. 5th Fleet, headquartered in Bahrain, following the apparent ...

Implicated by Cohen, Trump denies collusion, targets Mueller

WASHINGTON, U.S. - This week, the developments made in the federal investigation against the U.S. President Donald Trump's election campaign ...

Helicopter crash in Sudan kills top ministers, others hurt

KHARTOUM, Sudan - In a tragic incident on Sunday, a helicopter carrying government officials in Sudan crashed in the country's ...

French Yellow Vests engage in clashes, over 500 detained

PARIS, France - Anticipating violent clashes that have broke out in the French capital and in other cities across the ...

John Kelly reportedly to step down as Trump chief of staff

WASHINGTON DC – U.S. President Donald Trump’s Chief of Staff John Kelly is on his way out of the White ...

Iran warns over U.S. sanctions: Drug trafficking will rise

TEHRAN, Iran - After the U.S. reimposed crippling sanctions on Iran and its key oil exports, months after exiting the ...

Dozens injured, six dead in stampede at Italian nightclub

ANCONA, Italy - A popular nightclub near Italy's eastern coastal city of Ancona witnessed chaotic scenes on Saturday after a ...

U.S. presidents appointing supporters as AG not uncommon

WASHINGTON DC - With President Donald Trump’s announcement that he would nominate former Attorney General William P. Barr to fill ...

Mueller reveals how Cohen masked the truth and Manafort lied

WASHINGTON, U.S. - In a highly anticipated court filing made on Friday, Federal prosecutors sought a "substantial" prison term for ...

Middle East resolutions dominate at UN General Assembly

NEW YORK, New York – The UN General Assembly on Friday adopted 36 resolutions and four decisions, relating to a variety ...

France's Yellow Vests Attract Attention of Climate Change Conference

Environment ministers from nearly 200 countries are arriving in the Polish city of Katowice to join haggling over ways to ...

Stocks Slip on China-US Tensions; Oil Resumes Slide

NEW YORK - Stocks around the world are falling Monday morning, and U.S. indexes gave up modest early gains and ...

GM Fights US Government to Retain Tax Credit for Electric Cars

WASHINGTON - General Motors is fighting to retain a valuable tax credit for electric vehicles as the nation's largest automaker ...

UN Syria Envoy: Work Ongoing for Constitutional Committee

AMMAN, JORDAN - The U.N. Special envoy for Syria said Monday work is still ongoing to form a committee meant ...

Refugee talents on show in Kenya contest

Amid the heat and dust, hundreds of refugees have gathered in Kenya's Kakuma refugee camp to participate in the fifth ...

Hong Kong Arrests Two Lawmakers Over In-Chamber Protest Last June

Police in Hong Kong on Monday arrested two pro-democracy lawmakers who staged a loud protest in the city's Legislative Council ...

Erasmus admits 50% win ratio 'not good enough' for Boks

Cape Town - Springbok coach Rassie Erasmus admits that his side's 50% win ratio for the 2018 season is not ...

3 Boks named in NZ rugby magazine's World XV

Cape Town - A popular New Zealand rugby magazine has included three Springboks in their 2018 World XV. NZ Rugby ...

President Kovind in Myanmar, India's Act East Policy to get boost

Nay Pyi Taw [Myanmar], Dec 10 (ANI): President Ram Nath Kovind's 5-day long visit to Myanmar continues "India's high-level engagement ...

Akila Dananjay banned after found to have illegal bowling action

Dubai [UAE], Dec 10 (ANI): Sri Lanka spinner Akila Dananjay has been suspended from bowling with an immediate effect after ...

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Sellers out in force on Asian stock markets

SYDNEY, Australia - Sellers continued to pound stocks in Asia on Monday. In Tokyo, Japanese stocks dived after third-quarter GDP ...

Mired in scandals, Facebook plans to buyback more stock

CALIFORNIA, U.S. - As it attempts to emerge from the recent stock slump, the world's largest social media company, Facebook ...

Apple buys Platoon to further boost its music business

CALIFORNIA, U.S. - In a bid to further boost its music business, Apple has confirmed its purchase of a small ...

Qatari emir to be absent from GCC summit despite invitation

DOHA, Qatar – What could have started a thawing of the ice in relations between Qatar and its Arab neighbours, ...

China chastises Canada, demands release of Meng Wanzhou

BEIJING, China - Relations between China and Canada worsened over the weekend as the fallout over the arrest of Huawei ...

Thousands of Nissan vehicles recalled due to improper tests

TOKYO, Japan - Citing improper tests carried out on a number of its new units, the Japanese carmaker Nissan has ...

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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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