Sat, 25 May 2019

Major casualties after Indonesian election protests turn violent

JAKARTA, Indonesia - Six people lost their lives while more than 200 suffered injuries after mobs clashed with security forces ...

No democracy in sight in Thailand, five years after coup

BANGKOK, THailand - Since Thailand's military seized power on May 22, 2014, the country has faced unending repression of fundamental ...

Trump begins his 4-day visit to Japan

Beijing [China], May 25 (ANI): US president Donald Trump on Friday embarked on a four-day visit to Japan amid trade ...

Injured Wie withdraws from US Women's Open

Los Angeles - US golfer Michelle Wie said Friday the nagging right wrist injury that has sidelined her since March ...

Cambodian Authorities Close Polluting Chinese Casino

Authorities in southwestern Cambodia's Sihanoukville province have shut down a Chinese-owned casino accused of polluting an adjacent beach following the ...

Hundreds of Same-Sex Couples Tie The Knot in Taiwan After Law Passes

Same-sex couples lined up on Friday in Taiwan to register their partnerships after the passage last week of a landmark ...

Human Trafficking Across Myanmar-China Border Increases in 2019

The number of women from Myanmar being trafficked for marriage to Chinese husbands is increasing, according to statistics kept by ...

Iran Condemns Terrorist Attack on Pakistan Mosque

Iran's Foreign Ministry spokesman has denounced a deadly terrorist attack at a mosque in the city of Quetta in Pakistan, ...

U.S. To Send Additional 1,500 Troops To Mideast For 'Protective' Role

The United States will send 1,500 soldiers to the Middle East to bolster its forces amid rising tensions with Iran.President ...

Nepal Police arrest fake currency kingpin Yunus Ansari, 5 others

Kathmandu [Nepal], May 24 (ANI): Nepal Police on Friday arrested Yunus Miya Ansari along with three Pakistani and two Nepalese ...

China's Arctic Investments Generate Heat

As China's investments and involvement north of the Arctic Circle rise, so has the opposition from the United States.On May ...

CWC19 warm-up: Afghanistan upset Pakistan by 3 wickets

Bristol [UK], May 24 (ANI): Hashmatullah Shahidi guided Afghanistan to defeat Pakistan by three wickets in their respective first World ...

CWC19 Warm-up: South Africa defeats Sri Lanka by 87 runs

Cardiff [UK], May 24 (ANI): South Africa defeated Sri Lanka by 87 runs on Friday in a warm-up fixture at ...

UNHCR: Rohingya Refugees in Bangladesh Face Water Shortage

GENEVA - The U.N. refugee agency says water rations for tens of thousands of Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh have been ...

North Korea Blames US for Failed Talks in Vietnam

North Korea is blaming the United States for deadlocked nuclear negotiations, vowing they will 'never be resumed' unless Washington abandons ...

Etihad Airways stations Ramadan Fridge in Mumbai

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], May 24 (ANI): Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, marked the blessed month ...

Mary Kom crowned India Open champion

Guwahati (Assam), May 24 (ANI): Six-time world champion Mary Kom in the 51 kg category clinched the second edition of ...

India declares Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh terrorist organisation

New Delhi [India], May 24 (ANI): The Centre on Friday declared Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) and its manifestations in India as ...

5 matches to look forward to in upcoming CWC19

By Vishesh RoyNew Delhi [India], May 24 (ANI): Cricket World Cup referred to as "Olympics of Cricket" is all set ...

Everyone has to fight for the place in team: Igor Stimac

New Delhi [India], May 24 (ANI): India's newly appointed football head coach Igor Stimac is keen to set high standards ...

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U.S. stocks rise Friday, greenback falls

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were higher at the close on Friday, while the U.S. dollar was sold ...

Boeing Starliner test clears way for flights to and from space center

WHITE SANDS, New Mexico - Boeing's CST-100 Starliner propulsion system was put to the test on Thursday at NASA's White ...

Airbnb making its mark in hospitality, hotel chains should be worried

Airbnb has grown exponentially since its founding in 2008 and is expected to soon go public in an initial public ...

U.S. dollar slips in Asian markets, stocks steady

SYDNEY, Australia - Equity markets across Asia stood still on Friday. The main action was in the foreign exchange market ...

Wall Street joins world markets sell-off

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks fell sharply on Thursday, joining a global sell-off which saw equity markets around ...

Train under development in China will reach speeds of 600kph

QINGDAO, China - A high-speed train capable of reaching speeds of 600 kilometers per hour (373 miles per hour) is ...

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