Wed, 23 Oct 2019

U.S. tightens net on whistleblower Julian Assange

LONDON, UK - U.S. efforts to have whistleblower Julian Assange extradited from a prison in London to the United States ...

In world first, Qantas flies direct from New York City to Sydney

SYDNEY, Australia - Qantas Flight 7879 touched down at Sydney airport on Sunday morning, ending the longest commercial flight undertaken ...

Putin Hosts Sochi Summit As Russia Races For Influence In Africa

Russia's Black Sea resort of Sochi is hosting dozens of African leaders as Moscow looks to gain an edge in ...

Cartrack now has 1 million clients worldwide, market cheers results

Cartrack [JSE: CTK] reported strong profit growth from its Asian and European operations, with its total subscriber base climbing by ...

Tourist dies in Aussie jungle zipline fall

A man has died and a woman been left with serious injuries after they plunged up to five storeys from ...

Russia Seeks Stronger, More Positive Ties to Africa at Sochi Summit

WASHINGTON - Dozens of African officials and business leaders will gather in Sochi, Russia, this week for a two-day summit ...

Philippines Cozies up to India, Both Wary of China

TAIPEI - The Philippines has agreed to strengthen defense ties with India, an increasingly significant Western ally in Asia, as ...

Swedish Envoy: US, N. Korea Talks Went Longer Than Planned

SEOUL - The recent nuclear negotiations between the United States and North Korea were substantive and lasted longer than anticipated, ...

Rising son: Xander Schauffele's Japan jaunt is a family affair

Chiba - World No 8 Xander Schauffele has a lot of incentives to play well at the Zozo Championship this ...

Joe Root eyeing spot in England's T20 side

Dubai [UAE], Oct 23 (ANI): England Test skipper Joe Root wants to 'keep getting better' of himself and is eyeing ...

Politicians must mine the divide between coal lobbies and energy companies

It's time we started talking about the principal opponents to action on climate change - fossil fuel industries. If history ...

Australians split on the level of foreign students: ANUpoll

Australians are divided over whether the nation's universities have too many foreign students, according to the Australian National University's ANUpoll, ...

Woods, McIlroy major drawcards at Japan's PGA Tour debut

Chiba - Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy are the major attractions in a world-class line-up as the PGA Tour breaks ...

Rivalry at top? That's disrespectful to everyone else - McIlroy

Chiba - Rory McIlroy said on Wednesday that talk of a rivalry at the top of golf between him and ...

Who Are the Kurds in Middle East

WASHINGTON - The Kurds are one of the indigenous people of the Mesopotamian plains and the highlands, areas that today ...

Equity gauges flat on global cues, private banks suffer losses

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Oct 23 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices remained flat on the bourses during early hours of Wednesday amid ...

China Lambasts Peter Navarro's Credibility

China has seized on an embarrassing revelation about U.S. President Donald Trump's top trade adviser to score points and toughen ...

The global war on money laundering is a failed experiment

Money laundering rarely gets as literal as the case in Thailand last week, where police raided homes of a ring ...

China Plans to Replace Hong Kong Leader Lam

China is planning to replace Hong Kong's leader Carrie Lam with an "interim" chief executive, the Financial Times reported, citing ...

Anonymous Senior US Official Writes 'Tell-All' Book

WHITE HOUSE - A "tell-all" book is to be released next month by a person described as an anonymous senior ...

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Bourses across Asia mixed, U.S. dollar regains some ground

SYDNEY, NSW - Stocks in Asia were mixed on Wednesday.In Japan the key Nikkei 225 index jumped 76.48 points or ...

New Zealand carrier announces direct flights to New York

AUCKLAND, New Zealand - Air New Zealand is to launch a non-stop route from Auckland to New York.The new service ...

Wall Street mixed as UK lawmakers reject new Brexit deal

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were mixed on Tuesday with the Dow advancing, while the S&P 500 and ...

Ground-breaking ceremony in Dubai for Malaysian expo team

DUBAI, UAE - Malaysia held a ground-breaking ceremony on Monday, to kick-start construction of it's pavilion for Expo 2020 Dubai, ...

Steaks back on menus in China as Irish beef exports resume

DUBLIN, Ireland - Beef exports from Ireland to China are back to full capacity after a two-decade ban.The majority of ...

Stocks rise in Asia, dollar remains soft

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in Asia rose on Tuesday, with gains across the board.Helping sentiment were remarks by U.S. President ...

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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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