Thu, 21 Mar 2019

Putin Appoints Kickboxer To Head Kalmykia Region

Kalmykia, a Russian region that was long headed by a chess-mad authoritarian who claimed to have met aliens on a ...

Taliban Kills Six Paramilitary Troops In Pakistan

Militants attacked a remote security outpost in Pakistan's southwestern Balochistan Province, killing six members of the paramilitary forces, authorities say. ...

Naomi Osaka lawyers up after former coach sues

Cape Town - World No 1 Naomi Osaka has acquired the services of a high-powered New York lawyer to fight ...

Trump says strongly considering NATO privileges for Brazil

US President Donald Trump and Brazil's new far-right leader Jair Bolsonaro forged a bond over their shared brand of conservative ...

Social media sites discriminate against conservatives - Trump

US President Donald Trump directed his ire on Tuesday at the nation's major social media companies, claiming they're biased against ...

Die Stem sung at music festival in Europe

The old South African anthem has been sung in Europe. IOL reported that apartheid-era anthem was sung at the 82nd ...

Talks Stall Between US, Russia on Venezuela Crisis

ROME - U.S. Special envoy for Venezuela, Elliott Abrams says Russia and the United States have failed to come to ...

Trump Linking Huawei, China Trade Roils Justice Department

President Donald Trump shocked some last month when he suggested that the criminal charges against Chinese telecom giant Huawei Technologies ...

US Democrats Broach Audacious Changes to Elections, High Court

Frustrated in the Trump era, several Democratic presidential hopefuls are proposing dramatic reforms that would shake up US institutions and ...

In Middle East, Pompeo Seeks Regional Support Against Iran

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is in the Middle East for regional security talks as Washington looks to draw ...

Markets remain largely unchanged, SpiceJet gains over 16%

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Mar 20 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices were largely unchanged on Wednesday with lacklustre trading as investors booked ...

Sensex up 95 points at 38,456, Nifty above 11,500 mark

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Mar 20 (ANI): Equity indices fluctuated wildly in the morning session on Wednesday with realty index gaining ...

US: Former Air Force pilot to head FAA

Washington [US], Mar 20 (ANI): US President Donald Trump on Tuesday (local time) announced that he will nominate former Air ...

Turkmen, Afghan Presidents Sign Strategic Partnership Agreement

Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdymukhammedov and Afghan President Ashraf Ghani have signed an agreement on a strategic partnership between their countries. ...

Killed, Orphaned, Sold: Afghan War Takes Brutal Toll on Children

After fighting forced Mohammad Khan, a villager from the northern Afghanistan province of Sar-e Pul, to move his family to ...

Belarus Backs Off Talk Of Reporting Young Nonvirgins To Police

Outrage erupted in some quarters of Belarusian society over an official's comments that young girls discovered not to be virgins ...

Toqaev Set To Be Sworn In As Kazakhstan's Acting President

Qasym-Zhomart Toqaev will be sworn in on March 20 as Kazakhstans acting president, ending the nearly 30-year term of Nursultan ...

Facebook announces plan to merge Whatsapp, Instagram and Messenger

Facebook chief executive officer Mark Zuckerberg is planning to integrate the chat tools on the WhatsApp, Instagram and Facebook Messenger ...

Apple apologises for FaceTime bug, says fix due next week

Apple Inc. apologised for a bug that let users of its FaceTime video-chat service listen in on people they contacted ...

Messaging platform provider Slack says it's filed to go public

Slack Technologies said it has filed confidentially with regulators to list the company's shares in the US. The messaging platform ...

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Tokyo stocks rise, rest of Asia slips

SYDNEY, Australia - Asian bourses were mixed on Wednesday with Australian and Chinese indices trading in the red, while markets ...

Creed busy in Brussels on no-deal Brexit impacts on Ireland

BRUSSELS, Belgium - The future of Irish beef exports, and other issues that will face European farmers in the event ...

Mixed markets in U.S. on Tuesday

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were mixed on Tuesday, although moves in either direction were unremarkable. Holding investors ...

Varadkar meets head of EC Donald Tusk in Dublin

DUBLIN, Ireland - The leader of the Irish government, An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar met with the President of the European ...

Etihad looking to bail out Jet Airways

MUMBAI, India - India's second largest airline Jet Airways on Monday announced it had grounded four more aircraft and cancelled all ...

Stocks in Asia directionless, dollar also unchanged

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in Asia were little changed on Tuesday with the only market making ground being Hong Kong. ...

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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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