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 ...

AFC U23 C'ship: India ready against defending champion Uzbekistan

Tashkent [Uzbekistan], Mar 22 (ANI): There is no dearth of zeal within the new-look India U23 national team which has ...

Death toll in Iraq boat capsize increases to 92

Mosul [Iraq], March 22 (ANI): The death toll in an overcrowded boat capsize increased to 92, including 12 children after ...

Former cricketer Gautam Gambhir joins BJP

New Delhi (India), March 22 (ANI): Former Cricketer Gautam Gambhir joined Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday in the presence ...

NZ women's cricket team coach Haidee Tiffen to step down

Wellington [New Zealand], Mar 22 (ANI): New Zealand women's cricket team, head coach Haidee Tiffen has decided against reapplying for ...

Sam Pitroda statement is shameful: Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

New Delhi [India], Mar 22 (ANI): Terming Sam Pitroda's recent comment on Balakot air strikes as "shameful", Union Minister for ...

Messi to make a comeback for Argentina

Leeds [UK], Mar 22 (ANI): Argentina head coach, Lionel Scaloni confirmed that Lionel Messi will play for Argentina and will ...

Nigeria set to qualify for 2020 ICC U-19 Cricket World Cup

Dubai [UAE], Mar 22 (ANI): Nigeria's young side is one victory away from qualifying for the 2020 ICC Under-19 Cricket ...

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 ...

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 ...

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Stocks in Asia fail to set any records on Friday

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in Asia drifted on Friday, in a lacklustre close to the week. The Australian All Ordinaries ...

UK gets extension for withdrawal from European Union

BRUSSELS, Belgium - Britain has received a two week extension to its Brexit deadline, however this could become 10 weeks ...

UK public getting tired of political games

Brexit increasingly looks like a train crash in slow motion. Watching the British parliament going through consecutive Brexit votes, however, ...

Demand for shares in Apple prompts buying of U.S. stocks

NEW YORK, New York - It was a good day on Wall Street on Thursday. No bad news, in fact ...

Hong Kong Hang Seng declines 249 points

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in China, Japan and Australia rose on Thursday, but in Hong Stock the main index fell. ...

Omani nationals to be trained by PDO to enter workforce

MUSCAT, Oman - The government-owned Petroleum Development Oman is planning on training Omani nationals to enter not just the oil ...

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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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