Sat, 23 Mar 2019

Mozambique's Nyusi Travels to Cyclone-ravaged Coast

MAPUTO, MOZAMBIQUE - The president of Mozambique, Filipe Nyusi, has visited the country's coastal Buzi district, one of the areas ...

North Korea Tells South It Has Pulled Out of Border Liason Office

North Korea told South Korea on Friday pulled out of a border liaison office with the South, in a major ...

Rakhimov quits as head of crisis-hit amateur boxing association

Lausanne - Gafur Rakhimov stepped down as head of the AIBA, world amateur boxing's governing body, on Friday amid a ...

Anscombe eyes Rugby World Cup glory with Wales

Cardiff - Gareth Anscombe is backing Wales to "ruffle a few feathers" at the Rugby World Cup in Japan later ...

Finch's ton helps fire Australia to win over Pakistan

Sharjah - Aaron Finch's fine century drove Australia to a convincing eight-wicket win over a new-look Pakistan in the first ...

New Zealand says mosque gunman faces life in prison in isolation

New Zealand's deputy prime minister said the gunman accused of killing 50 people in two mosques in the South Pacific ...

Osaka advances, Nishikori falls in Miami openers

Miami - World No 1 Naomi Osaka of Japan opened her campaign at the WTA and ATP Miami Open on ...

Pence Calls for Roberto Marrero Release in Venezuela

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence has said the United States 'will not tolerate' the continued detention of Roberto Marrero, chief ...

Massive Chemical Factory Blast Leaves Dozens Dead, Hundreds Injured

UPDATED 1:15 P.M. EDT on 2019-03-22 A massive explosion at a chemical plant in the eastern Chinese province of Jiangsu ...

China Now Has an Elite League of 'Red' Universities

Nine universities with impeccable links to the ruling Chinese Communist Party have formed a new league to nurture the next ...

Tesla chief Musk calls on workers to help deliver cars

San Francisco - Tesla chief Elon Musk on Thursday urged workers to make helping with the "biggest wave" of deliveries ...

Durham appoint sandpaper-scandal Bancroft as captain

London - Durham have appointed shamed Australia batsman Cameron Bancroft as captain for the upcoming English County Championship and One-day ...

2 powerful cyclones spinning toward north Australian coast

Two powerful cyclones are blowing toward Australia's sparsely populated north where around 2 000 people have been evacuated from the ...

China's New Silk Road May Hurt Italian Workers, Analysts Say

ROME - Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte will sign up his country Saturday to China's Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), ...

Uganda Launches China-Built Isimba Dam

KAYUNGA, UGANDA - Uganda on Thursday launched the China-built Isimba Hydropower Dam in the country's east. The $568 million dam ...

Clashes With Taliban Kill Two US Soldiers in Afghanistan

ISLAMABAD - A joint counter-Taliban operation in northern Afghanistan Friday killed two American service members and an Afghan partner, officials ...

GM Announces Jobs, Electric Vehicle After Trump Criticism

ORION TOWNSHIP, MICH. - Less than a week after a series of critical tweets from the president over an Ohio ...

Pyongyang removes staff from inter-Korean liaison office

Seoul [South Korea] March 22 (ANI): Pyongyang removed staff from an inter-Korean liaison office just weeks after North Korean leader ...

Eskom's diesel addiction and your car

To keep the lights on in South Africa, Eskom is burning a staggering volume of diesel fuel to power its ...

India to face Japan in the opening match of Sultan Azlan Shah Cup

Ipoh [Malaysia], Mar 22 (ANI): The 28th Sultan Azlan Shah Cup is set to commence from 23 March and opening ...

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Dassault Systèmes expands hub in Ireland

CORK CITY, Ireland - French and Irish business leaders, politicians and diplomats got together this week for the opening of ...

Venezuelan government-owned BANDES bank banned by U.S. treasury

WASHINGTON DC - The U.S. treasury has imposed sanctions on the government-owned and controlled Venzuelan bank, Banco de Desarrollo Economico ...

U.S. stocks get slammed, Nasdaq loses 2.50%

NEW YORK, New York - Equity markets tumbled, bond markets rose, and the U.S. was bought up against the euro, ...

Stocks in Asia fail to set any records on Friday

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in Asia drifted on Friday, in a lacklustre close to the week. The Australian All Ordinaries ...

UK gets extension for withdrawal from European Union

BRUSSELS, Belgium - Britain has received a two week extension to its Brexit deadline, however this could become 10 weeks ...

UK public getting tired of political games

Brexit increasingly looks like a train crash in slow motion. Watching the British parliament going through consecutive Brexit votes, however, ...

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