Tue, 19 Feb 2019

Trump gets briefing on trade negotiations at Palm Beach retreat

PALM BEACH, Florida - U.S. President Donald Trump has been briefed on current discussions on trade, underway between the U.S., ...

Pressure on Trump and Kim Jong Un in upcoming summit

SEOUL, South Korea - The second summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in ...

5 police officers wounded in shoot-out with gunman who killed 5 people

CHICAGO, Illinois - Five people have been shot dead and a number of others wounded by a gunman at an ...

Pence says Iran openly advocating another Holocaust

WARSAW, Poland - U.S. Vice President Mike Pence zeroed in onĀ Iran on Thursday when he addressed Polish Prime Minister Mateusz ...

Unified team under Afghan govt is required to achieve peace: Zalmay

Kabul [Afghanistan] Feb 19: US Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconcilliation, Zalmay Khalilzad on Monday said that "a unified negotiating team" ...

Uzbekistan To Introduce 100,000 Som Banknote

Uzbekistan's Central Bank has announced it is introducing a new 100,000 som banknote as of February 25. The bank announced ...

Kremlin 'Very Closely Following' Detention Of U.S. Investor

Russian presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov says the Kremlin is following the situation involving the detention of a prominent American investment-fund ...

Aero India: US seeks to deepen defence cooperation with India

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], Feb 18 (ANI): More than 100 US Department of Defence personnel will support the delegation of 28 ...

Crimean History Book To Be Yanked After 'Nazi' Outcry

A new Crimean history textbook will be withdrawn after harsh criticism by human rights activists and Crimean Tatars, who said ...

Belarus Always Ready To Be EU's 'Reliable' Partner, Says Lukashenka

MINSK -- Belarusian President Alyaksandr Lukashenka says his country 'Will always be the European Union's partner.' Speaking on February 18 ...

China is 'greatest long-term strategic threat' in Indo-Pacific

The reason is that China has been tacitly protecting China was slow in condemning this latest attack in Kashmir, taking ...

Heavy smoking can damage vision, says study

Washington D.C. [USA], Feb 18 (ANI): A new study, conducted by a Rutgers researcher, finds that smoking more than 20 ...

Pakistan Recalls Envoy From India Amid Rising Tensions

Pakistan has recalled its ambassador from New Delhi for consultations amid growing tensions between the two nuclear-armed neighbors, the Foreign ...

Pakistan To Honor Saudi Crown Prince After $20-Billion Deals

Pakistan says it will confer its highest civilian honor on the Saudi crown prince on February 18, after he signed ...

Pak's High Commissioner called back following Pulwama attack

Islamabad [Pakistan], Feb 18 (ANI): Pakistan called back its High Commissioner to India Sohail Mahmood "for consultations" on Monday, just ...

ISIS terrorists flee Syria to Iraq

Damascus [Syria], Feb 18 (ANI): Over 1,000 ISIS terrorists have fled Syria to western Iraq over the last six months ...

Markets continue to slide, Sensex slips 190 points in early trading

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Feb 18 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices opened with a flat note on Monday but slipped into the ...

Four Indian Soldiers, One Civilian Killed In New Attack In Kashmir

At least four Indian soldiers, including an top officer, and one civilian have been killed in a gunfight with rebels ...

EU must make more efforts to save nuclear deal, says Iran

Munich [Germany], Feb 18 (ANI): Iran on Sunday called on the European Union (EU) to do more to keep the ...

Taliban Calls Off Planned Pakistan Meeting That Angered Afghans

The Taliban have called off a planned round of peace talks in Pakistan, saying that most of the members of ...

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U.S. stocks trade higher, Dow gains 1.74%

NEW YORK, New York, Wall Street was upbeat on Mon day, in a good start to the week. Optimism about ...

Saudi crown prince kicks off Asian tour with $20b kicker for Pakistan

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Saudi Arabia has agreed to invest an intial $20 billion in Pakistan, and plans to invest much ...

Greenback takes a hit in Asia

SYDNEY, Australia - The U.S. dollar fell sharply against all the major currencies in Asia on Monday. The euro regained ...

Turkey moves to ease tightening credit environment

ANKARA, Turkey - The Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey has lowered reserve requirement ratios to improve liquidity in ...

Trump gets briefing on trade negotiations at Palm Beach retreat

PALM BEACH, Florida - U.S. President Donald Trump has been briefed on current discussions on trade, underway between the U.S., ...

flybmi goes into administration, customers left stranded

LONDON, UK - The UK has been rocked by the apparent failure of 32-year old regional airline flybmi which ceased ...

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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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