Mon, 19 Aug 2019

Bomb explodes at wedding ceremony in Afghanistan capital

KABUL, Afghanistan - A suicide bomber has detonated explosive devices at a wedding in the capital of Afghanistan, Kabul, causing ...

North Korea test-fires new weapon, Kim personally guides test

SEOUL, South Korea - North Korean leader Kim Jong-un personally guided the test-firing of a new weapon on Friday.Kim "guided ...

India and Pakistan remain at odds over Kashmir after UN meeting

NEW YORK, New York - The UN Security Council met to consider the volatile situation surrounding Kashmir on Friday, addressing ...

Three humanitarian workers die in Syrian airstrike

DAMASCUS, Suyria - Three humanitarian workers have been killed in the southern Syrian Idlib province in yet another attack on ...

Hundreds of prisoners in U.S. jails commit suicide each year

Jeffrey Epstein's suicide in New York's Metropolitan Correction Center on Aug. 10 has brought new attention to the troubling reality ...

Government in eastern Libya denies abducting Seham Sergewa

TRIPOLI, Libya - An international human rights group has called on the Interim government in eastern Libya to exert all ...

North Korea Fires More Weapons; Criticizes South Korea

SEOUL - North Korea has launched a fresh round of short-range weapons into the sea off its east coast, South ...

Gang that stole scores of motor bikes in NYC rounded up

NEW YORK, New York - A motorcycle stealing racket in New York City has been taken down.The 11 members of ...

Number of people dead after oil tanker explosion in Tanzania hits 89

DODOMO, Tanzania - The number of people who were killed when an overturned fuel tanker exploded last Saturday has been ...

People should not fall under spell of Boko Haram says former captee

To mark next week's International Day of Remembrance of and Tribute to the Victims of Terrorism, UN News travelled to ...

PM Modi to embark on three-day visit to UAE, Bahrain from Aug 23

New Delhi [India], Aug 18 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi will embark on a three-day official visit to the United ...

Ashley Cole announces retirement

Derbyshire [UK], Aug 18 (ANI): Derby County's Ashley Cole on Sunday announced his retirement from football. Cole made 12 appearances ...

DDCA to name stand after Virat Kohli at Feroz Shah Kotla

New Delhi [India], Aug 18 (ANI): Delhi and District Cricket Association (DDCA) on Sunday announced that there will be a ...

Gibraltar Rejects U.S. Request Over Closely Watched Iranian Tanker

Shipping and other international authorities continue to monitor an Iranian supertanker cleared for release after a month in custody in ...

Russia Says Will Not Deploy New Missiles If U.S. Does The Same

Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said on August 18 that Moscow would not deploy new missiles so long as U.S. ...

Super Saturday hat-trick for SA Rugby celebrated

Cape Town - South African rugby players - men and women, schoolboys and adults - were congratulated for Saturday's national ...

India face 1-2 defeat against New Zealand at Olympic Test Event

Tokyo [Japan], Aug 18 (ANI): The Indian men's hockey team suffered a defeat at the hands of world number eight ...

Myths about disaster survivors stall the global response to climate change

The 2018 report from the the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), a United Nations body that assesses climate change ...

WFP Warns of 'Unprecedented' Food Emergency in Burkina Faso

GENEVA, SWITZERLAND - The World Food Program warns that millions of people in Burkina Faso are facing what it calls ...

Pakistan not in position to fight war against India: Ayesha Siddiqa

London [UK], Aug 18 (ANI): Pakistan and its Army are not in a position to fight a war against India ...

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Expo 2020 Dubai to feature 220,000 square metres nursery

DUBAI, UAE - In October next year, Dubai will take to the world stage for a long antipated international event ...

UK commits 600 million pounds to new housing projects in England

LONDON, UK - Up to 50,000 new homes in high demand areas will be delivered through over £600 million of ...

Historical global interest rates may yet go lower

More than ten years on from the global financial crisis and economies around the world are still struggling to fully ...

Vacation rentals company stopped guests from posting bad reviews

WASHINGTON, DC - Following a public comment period, the Federal Trade Commission has approved final orders settling charges that five ...

U.S. stocks rally Friday, all indices jumo

NEW YORK, New York - U.,S. stocks ended a roller-coaster week on a positive note on Friday.A rally in tech ...

Southeast Asian carrier takes delivery of first Dreamliner

NORTH CHARLESTON, South Carolina - The first of eight 787-10 Dreamliner airplanes has been delivered to Vietnam Airlines.The Southeast Asian ...

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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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