Sun, 16 Jun 2019

United States comes under fire over Iran accusation

RAS AL KHAIMAH, UAE - U.S. allegations that Iran was behind the attack on two oil tankers in the Gulf ...

WHO considering declaring international emergency over Ebola

KAMPALA, Uganda/GENEVA, Switzerland - Fears are escalating over the potential spread of the deady Ebola virus, after a third case ...

Two oil tankers in Gulf abandoned by crews after explosions

MUSCAT, Oman - Two large oil tankers have reportedly been hit by explosions in the Sea of Oman.The attacks took ...

Bulk of child labourers being exploited are in Africa and Asia

BRUSSELS, Belgium - The number of children working in agriculture has increased by 10 million since 2012, which is why ...

Sale of military equipment including F-16s to Taiwan under scrutiny

WASHINGTON DC - A pending sale of F-16 fighters, Abrams tanks, anti-armor and anti-aircraft missiles, to Taiwan has drawn rebukes ...

Aaron Finch breaks Ricky Ponting's record

New Delhi [India], June 16 (ANI): Australia skipper Aaron Finch on Saturday did not just play a match-winning knock of ...

CWC'19: South Africa halt winless streak, beat Afghanistan

Cardiff [UK], June 16 (ANI): South Africa managed to register their first win in the ongoing ICC Men's Cricket World ...

100kg WWII American bomb defused in central Berlin

A 100kg US World War II bomb was defused overnight near Berlin's central hub of Alexanderplatz, police said on Saturday.Police ...

New Moldovan Government Vows Stronger Ties With EU

CHISINAU - Stronger ties with the European Union and bringing to justice those who abused power, including a controversial tycoon, ...

Quartararo on pole at Catalan MotoGP

Montmelo - French Yamaha rider Fabio Quartararo edged world champion and hometown favourite Marc Marquez of Honda to grab pole ...

Netherlands see off Cameroon to clinch last 16 berth at World Cup

Valenciennes - Vivianne Miedema became her country's all-time record goal-scorer with a brace as the Netherlands saw off a spirited ...

World champion Rohan Dennis wins Tour de Suisse opener

Lausanne - Bahrain-Merida's Australian rider Rohan Dennis took a razor thin victory on the opening day individual time-trial at the ...

Wheelie bad news as Vinales picks up Catalunya MotoGP grid penalty

Montmelo - Maverick Vinales' decision to carry out a series of extravagant wheelies at the end of qualifying for the ...

'Exuberant celebrations are part of a World Cup'

Paris - United States coach Jill Ellis insists her team's allegedly over-exuberant goal celebrations in their record demolition of hapless ...

Raymond Louw, wife Jean celebrated during joint funeral service

Former newspaper editor and media freedom activist, Raymond Louw and his wife Jean, were remembered not only for fighting for ...

CWC'19: Finch, Starc shine as Australia defeat Sri Lanka by 87 runs

London [UK], Jun 15 (ANI): Aaron Finch played a knock of 153 runs and Mitchell Starc scalped four wickets as ...

CWC'19: Rain plays spoilsport in Afghanistan-Proteas clash

Cardiff [UK], Jun 15 (ANI): Rain played spoilsport in the ongoing World Cup match between Afghanistan and South Africa at ...

BSF-BGB conclude 48th DG level talks

Dhaka [Bangladesh], June 15 (ANI): India's Border Security Force (BSF) and the Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) on Saturday concluded their ...

Chris Gayle is ready for India-Pak CWC'19 clash

New Delhi [India], Jun 15 (ANI): Self-proclaimed Universe Boss and West Indies batsman Chris Gayle is ready for the World ...

Oscar-nominated director Franco Zeffirelli dies at 96

Washington D.C. [USA], June 15 (ANI): Oscar-nominated director Franco Zeffirelli passed away at 96. Highly known for his luxurious set ...

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U.S. president in bid to save Pennsylvania jobs

WASHINGTON DC - U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday was lobbying Lockheed Martin to keep its Sikorsky helicopter plant in ...

BD chalks up 50th year of manufacturing at Dun Laoghaire

DUBLIN, Ireland - Becton, Dickinson and Company, more commonly known as BD, a leading global medical technology company, marked its 50th anniversary ...

Dollar-buying dominates financial markets on geopolitical concerns

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks fell and the dollar soared on Friday as tensions in the Gulf built up ...

Stryker to invest hundreds of millions of euro in research

CO.CORK, Ireland - Stryker is to invest over €200m in Research, Development and Innovation projects at three of its five Cork ...

Chinese stocks fall as geopolitical concerns weigh

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in Asia were mixed on Friday as geopolitical concerns began to outweigh concersn about trade and ...

U.S. stock markets strengthen despite attacks in Gulf

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks forged higher on Thursday following reports of attacks on two oil tankers in ...

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