Fri, 18 Oct 2019

Pakistan Awaits Fate On Global Terror-Financing Watch List

Pakistan is set to learn whether it has done enough to be removed from a global watch list of countries ...

China's Quarterly Economic Growth Slows to 26-Year Low

BEIJING - China's economic growth slowed to a 26-year low in the latest quarter amid a tariff war with Washington, ...

Controlled Blasts to Bring Down Cranes at Collapse Site

NEW ORLEANS - Two giant, badly damaged construction cranes towering over a partially collapsed hotel project are to be demolished ...

China's quarterly economic growth slows to record low of six per cent

Beijing [China], Oct 18 (ANI): Amid a trade war with the United States, China's economic growth dropped to a 27-year ...

No relief for Pakistan, FATF to announce decision on 'listing' today

Islamabad [Pakistan], Oct 18 (ANI): There seems to be no relief for Pakistan from the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) ...

China Says It Released Detained US Student

China says two Americans involved in a teaching exchange program were detained three weeks ago near Shanghai for allegedly "illegally ...

Some Nepalis Uneasy Over Influx of Chinese Language Teachers

Plans for 100 Chinese language teachers to arrive in Nepal are causing uneasiness among some Nepali and international experts, who ...

The Unlikely 60-Year Friendship of 2 Preeminent US Diplomats

WASHINGTON - Students from widely different cultures who became influential Americans shared a deep love for family, sports and foreign ...

Billionaire Governor's Family Farms Get Subsidy

LLEWISBURG, W.VA. - A family business of West Virginia's billionaire governor has maxed out a taxpayer-funded subsidy program meant to ...

Govt obsessed with trying to fix blame on opponents: Manmohan Singh

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Oct 17 (ANI): Former prime minister Manmohan Singh on Thursday slammed the BJP-led Central government and said ...

By hook or crook, Davids wants to play for the Blitzboks

Cape Town - Angelo Davids is among the fastest men in the Springboks Sevens squad and come the Safari Sevens ...

Berlin, Auckland and Moscow lead global mobility, study finds

New Delhi [India] Oct 17 (ANI/BusinessWire India): Berlin and Auckland are the world leaders in urban mobility, according to new ...

Federer to play French Open next year

Paris - Swiss tennis legend Roger Federer said on Thursday he will play the French Open in Paris next year."I ...

China: Efforts 'Accelerated' on US Trade Deal

BEIJING - China said Thursday that its negotiators have "accelerated efforts" to hammer out the details of a partial deal ...

Sensex ends above 39,000 mark, Yes Bank jumps over 15 pc

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Oct 17 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices extended morning gains on Thursday with fresh optimism in auto and ...

Curious Kids: does chewing gum stay inside you for years?

If you have a question you'd like an expert to answer, send it to curiouskids@theconversation.edu.au.Great question, Olivia! The short answer ...

In Fight Against Swine Fever, North Korea Seen as Weak Link

SEOUL - South Korea is deploying snipers, installing traps and flying drones along its border as it ramps up efforts ...

Hong Kong Lawmakers Dragged from Chamber; Lam Heckled Again

HONG KONG - Pro-democracy lawmakers were dragged out of Hong Kong's legislature by security guards Thursday after they heckled the ...

Australia Promises More Money for Overwhelmed Spy Agency

CANBERRA, AUSTRALIA - A government minister Thursday promised an unprecedented funding increase for Australia's main spy agency, which is struggling ...

South Korean Soccer Team Tells of 'Rough' Match in Pyongyang

SEOUL - South Korea's national soccer team described their World Cup qualifier against North Korea in Pyongyang as a "rough" ...

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Trump administration to lose another top official

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry is to quit the Trump administration.Perry, according to U.S. President Donald Trump ...

U.S. stocks advance on Brexit breakthrough

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. markets welcomed a breakthrough in the ongoing Brexit saga with UK Prime Minister Boris ...

Finance Ministry in Japan to restrict foreign investment in stocks

TOKYO, Japan - The Japanese Finance Ministry's proposal to restrict international investors in their equity investments in Japan, has come ...

British pound jumps sharply on Brexit optimism, Asian stocks flounder

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in the Asian region were mixed on Thursday. The main action was on foreign exchange markets ...

Climate bond to fund Hanuman wind farm in Thailand

BANGKOK, Thailand - The Asian Development Bank (ADB) will invest 3 billion Thai baht ($98.7 million) in Energy Absolute's maiden ...

Contraction in U.S. retail sales disappoints Wall St

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks softened on Wednesday as economic data released on the day showed the U.S. ...

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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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