Tue, 20 Aug 2019

Jordan considered closing Israeli embassy, expelling ambassador

AMMAN, Jordan - While Israel is being courted by Arab countries to establish diplomatic relations, members of Jordan's parliament are ...

Advancing techology forcing changes in U.S. Navy

WASHINGTON, DC The U.S. Navy and the world it operates in are a far cry from what they were four ...

Myanmar ambulance driver killed in crossfire

NAY PYI TAW, Myanmar - A volunteer ambulance driver has been killed and several others have been injured during a ...

Libyans, facing political and economic collapse, lament Western help

It's been eight years since the NATO-led military intervention in Libya. Many analysts consider the action a crucial step forward ...

4 Palestinians die in two separate incidents, Israel hit by 3 rockets

GAZA, Palestinian territories - Three Palestinians were killed by the Israeli army in the northern Gaza Strip, the Palestinian health ...

Bomb explodes at wedding ceremony in Afghanistan capital

KABUL, Afghanistan - A suicide bomber has detonated explosive devices at a wedding in the capital of Afghanistan, Kabul, causing ...

North Korea test-fires new weapon, Kim personally guides test

SEOUL, South Korea - North Korean leader Kim Jong-un personally guided the test-firing of a new weapon on Friday.Kim "guided ...

India and Pakistan remain at odds over Kashmir after UN meeting

NEW YORK, New York - The UN Security Council met to consider the volatile situation surrounding Kashmir on Friday, addressing ...

Three humanitarian workers die in Syrian airstrike

DAMASCUS, Suyria - Three humanitarian workers have been killed in the southern Syrian Idlib province in yet another attack on ...

Govt tax-neutral towards petrol, diesel prices: UP minister

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Aug 20 (ANI): Uttar Pradesh minister Siddharth Nath Singh on Tuesday affirmed that government is tax-neutral ...

End of a school: Gulzar, Raza Murad, Tabassum mourn Khayyam's demise

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Aug 20 (ANI): Legendary music composer Zahur 'Khayyam' Hashmi who breathed his last on Monday will be ...

John L. Bowman appointed Senior Managing Director of CAIA Association

New Delhi [India] August 20 (ANI/NewsVoir): The Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA) Association, the global leader in alternative investment education, ...

Darren Lehmann to coach Leeds-based team in The Hundred

London [UK], Aug 20 (ANI): Former Australia player Darren Lehmann has been appointed as the head coach of the Leeds-based ...

Cebuano News: Philippine Space Act, gilagdaan na ni Duterte

TAGBILARAN CITY, Bohol, August 14 (PIA)--Gilagdaan na ni Presidente Rodrigo Duterte ang Republic Act 11363 o Philippine Space Act.Tuyo niining ...

32 Boks in camp: Which player faces World Cup chop?

Cape Town - There are 32 players remaining in the Springbok squad for a four-day World Cup training camp in ...

U.S. Warns Mediterranean Ports Against Aiding Iranian Tanker

The United States has issued a warning to Greece as well as to all ports in the Mediterranean Sea about ...

Trump Advises India, Pakistan To Reduce Tensions In Call With Leaders

U.S. President Donald Trump has said he spoke with the leaders of Pakistan and India on August 19 on easing ...

Davao City Council eyes ordinance banning single-use plastics

DAVAO CITY (PIA) - A city councilor mulls of formulating a proposed law banning single use-plastic.Councilor Pilar Braga, chair of ...

New Zealand cricketer Amy Satterthwaite pregnant, takes break

Christchurch [New Zealand], Aug 20 (ANI): New Zealand women's team (White Ferns) skipper Amy Satterthwaite on Tuesday announced her pregnancy ...

Four reasons Huawei's new Harmony OS won't solve its problems

Huawei's meteoric rise in the telecoms business was brought to a dramatic halt in April when the US government put ...

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Profit-taking weighs on stocks in China, Hong Kong

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in China and Hong Kong took a breather on Tuesday, after the heady gains of a ...

Tourists from India, Saudi Arabia and UK flocking to Dubai

DUBAI, UAE - Dubai hosted more than eight million international overnight visitors in the first six months of this year, ...

Varadkar and Boris Johnson to meet in Dublin next month

DUBLIN, Ireland - Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson spoke for an hour by phone on Monday ...

Wall Street joins in as stocks rally across world

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks advanced on Monday in a positive start to the week.Globally, stocks trended higher ...

System to reduce pollution, cut traffic congestion planned for China

BEIJING, China, The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $200 million loan to China.The funding is to support the ...

Chinese central bank adjusts interest rate-settings, stocks advance

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in China and Hong made solid gains on Monday.Support for Chinese stocks followed a decision on ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

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