Fri, 15 Nov 2019

Australian High Court to hear appeal by George Pell

MELBOURNE, Victoria, Australia - The Australian High Court will hear an appeal of a decision in August by the Court ...

Hong Kong in Partial Shutdown as Clashes, Protests Continue

Police fired tear gas and rubber bullets at black-clad, masked protesters wielding a variety of makeshift weapons across Hong Kong ...

Friday essay: shaved, shaped and slit - eyebrows through the ages

Eyebrows can turn a smile into a leer, a grumpy pout into a come hither beckoning, and sad, downturned lips ...

Australia must engage with nuclear research or fall far behind

Much is made of the "next generation" of nuclear reactors in the debate over nuclear power in Australia. They are ...

Hong Kong fans jeer China anthem at World Cup qualifier

Hong Kong - Hong Kong football fans drowned out the Chinese national anthem with jeers on Thursday at a World ...

Williamson fit, NZ call up Ferguson for England Tests

Wellington - New Zealand captain Kane Williamson has been declared fit for the first Test against England while white-ball speedster ...

ATP Cup will be a 'great start' to year, says Becker

London - Boris Becker hailed the ATP Cup team competition as a perfect way for players to launch the new ...

Chinese ?Zero Budget? Tours Edge Out Local Workers in Myanmar

Tourists visiting Myanmar from China are entering the country more and more in groups set up to keep money in ...

A battle for the jet stream is raging above our heads

When prolonged periods of severe weather strike, two things often get the blame these days: climate change and the jet ...

Stocks mixed as economic data disappoints

The JSE traded mostly flat on Thursday before it closed softer as stocks struggled for direction.Today was mostly a data ...

China Says It Is in Talks With US on Trade Deal

China said Thursday it is in discussions with the U.S. on the first phase of a trade deal that could ...

AP source: 2nd US Official Heard Trump Call with Sondland

A second U.S. embassy staffer in Kyiv overheard a key cellphone call between President Donald Trump and his ambassador to ...

Indonesia: 7.1 magnitude earthquake triggers tsunami warming

Kota Ternate, [Indonesia], Nov 14 (ANI): An massive earthquake measuring 7.1 magnitude on Richter Scale struck Kota Ternate in Indonesia ...

China swim ace Sun faces CAS hearing over doping

Montreux - China's swimming star Sun Yang, accused of smashing a blood vial with a hammer, faces an eight-year ban ...

UK election 2019 could deliver the country's first real living wage

The din of political parties outbidding each other on promises to spend more on the NHS, education, transport infrastructure and ...

PIC wants to 'investigate' Sekunjalo directors after liquidation

In its court application this week to liquidate Sekunjalo Independent Media (SIM) - which controls the country's largest newspaper group ...

Springbok euphoria rubs off on Bafana

Cape Town - "Run like hell ... defend like your lives depend on it," said one enthusiastic Bafana Bafana fan ...

Mental wellbeing is first priority: Tim Paine

Melbourne [Australia], Nov 14 (ANI): Australia Test captain Tim Paine said that mental wellbeing is their first priority. Australia are ...

4 men with links to Islamic State arrested in Indonesia

Jakarta [Indonesia], Nov 14 (ANI): Four men with links to the Islamic State terror group were arrested by the Indonesian ...

China Tests Mars Lander in Push for International Cooperation

HUAILAI, CHINA - China invited observers to a successful test Thursday of its Mars lander as the country pushes for ...

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Lower energy prices keeping lid on inflation, says Powell

WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. Federal Reserve remains upbeat about the American economy citing favorable consumer confidence, a strong jobs ...

Little action on Wall Street as investors move to sidelines

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were treading water on Thursday, with investors and traders unwilling to commit to ...

Countries in Central and West Asia re-commit to CAREC 2030

TASHKENT, Uzbekistan - Ministers and senior government officials from 11 countries in Central and West Asia gathered in the Uzbek ...

Asian markets mixed as greenback slides

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks were mixed in Asia on Thursday.In Japan the Nikkei 225 fell 178.32 points or 0.76% to ...

ADB to fund Philippine government's decentralisation initiative

MANILA, Philippines - The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $300 million policy-based loan to support the Philippines' efforts ...

Industrial stocks zoom higher in U.S., Nasdaq dips

NEW YORK, New York - Upbeat comments from the chairman of the Federal Reserve on Wednesday helped curtail the negative ...

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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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