Fri, 22 Mar 2019

Two thirds of those who died in Mosul ferry disaster were women

MOSUL, Iraq - Nearly 100 people, mostly women and children, have drowned after a ferry packed with families celebrating Kurdish ...

U.S. president launches another attack on former senator McCain

LIMA, Ohio - U.S. President Donald Trump was at it again on Wednesday at the U.S. army tank plant in Lima, Ohio. ...

Malaysia doing its bit in supporting UNIFIL

BEIRUT, Lebanon - As U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo flew into Beirut, in Lebanon on Friday, it was business ...

U.S. secretary of state telephones Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman

JERUSALEM, Israel - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has taken time out on his current tour of the Midle ...

Heavy fighting continues in Yemen despite truce

With the UN announcing a  new plan  to shore up the December 2018  Stockholm Agreement between Yemen’s warring parties, the ...

Pompeo renews call for end to isolation of Qatar

KUWAIT CITY, Kuwait  - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has renewed a call for Gulf countries to settle their ...

Devastation in south-west Africa growing by the hour

The full scale of the devastation caused by Tropical Cyclone Idai in south-west Africa is becoming clearer, the UN said ...

Four road deaths in Ireland on bank holiday weekend

DUBLIN, Ireland - Over the 3-day holiday weekend, 16-18 March 2019, four people died in road traffic collisions in Ireland. ...

Stopping the spread of hatred on social media

The deadly  attack on two mosques in Christchurch , New Zealand, in which 50 people were killed and many others ...

Northern Ireland mourns 3 teenagers who died in tragic circumstances

CO. TYRONE, Northern Ireland - A major investigation is continuing into the events of Sunday night in Cookstown, in County ...

Liverpool in for Hudson-Odoi as Mane rumours continue

Cape Town - Liverpool still hold an interested in Chelsea starlet Callum Hudson-Odoi amid doubts over Sadio Mane's Anfield future, ...

Charles Aznavour gets posthumous BraVo award

PanARMENIAN.Net - Legendary French-Armenian Charles Aznavour crooner was Thursday, March 21 posthumously awarded the prize for contribution to the world ...

Cricketer Gautam Gambhir likely to join BJP today

New Delhi [India], March 22 (ANI): Indian cricketer Gautam Gambhir is likely to join the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on ...

Tata Power SED bags Rs 1,200 crore contract from Defence Ministry

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Mar 22 (ANI): Tata Power Strategic Engineering Division (Tata Power SED) on Friday announced the signing of ...

Best estimates: Dawie Scholtz on where the votes could go, and why

Dawie Scholtz is a self-admitted elections wonk. As a student studying international relations, economics and management consulting he immersed himself ...

Europe offers UK a little more time for Brexit

Worn down by three years of indecision in London, European Union leaders on Thursday grudgingly offered the UK more time ...

United Nations adopts resolution to support Semenya

Geneva - The United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) on Thursday adopted a resolution tabled by South Africa to defend ...

Sensex slips 63 points in morning trading, Nifty around 11,500

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Mar 22 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices opened on a moderate note but quickly slipped into the negative ...

Iranian Farmer Doing Best to Save Crocodiles from Extinction

A man in Sistan and Baluchestan Province in southeastern Iran has dedicated his life to saving mugger crocodiles. Malek Dinar ...

Depay fires Dutch past Belarus in Euro 2020 qualifying opener

Rotterdam - Memphis Depay dazzled for the Netherlands with a brace and two assists as they cruised past Belarus 4-0 ...

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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 ...

Indonesia Airline Cancels 49-jet Boeing Deal

JAKARTA, INDONESIA - Indonesias national carrier Garuda has told Boeing it will cancel a multibillion-dollar order for 49 Boeing 737 ...

Iranian Farmer Doing Best to Save Crocodiles from Extinction

A man in Sistan and Baluchestan Province in southeastern Iran has dedicated his life to saving mugger crocodiles. Malek Dinar ...

Chinese Visit to Italy Seeks Closer Ties, Stirs Suspicions

MILAN - At the heart of Chinese Premier Xi Jingping's visit to Rome beginning Thursday is a key prize: A ...

Cyberabad police busts human trafficking gang, arrests 18 people

Hyderabad (Telangana) Mar 21 (ANI): Cyberabad Metropolitan Police has busted an international human trafficking racket and apprehended 18 people with ...

European, Canadian to Review Boeing 737 Max

Boeings grounded airliners are likely to be parked longer now that European and Canadian regulators plan to conduct their own ...

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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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