Tue, 20 Aug 2019

Jordan considered closing Israeli embassy, expelling ambassador

AMMAN, Jordan - While Israel is being courted by Arab countries to establish diplomatic relations, members of Jordan's parliament are ...

Advancing techology forcing changes in U.S. Navy

WASHINGTON, DC The U.S. Navy and the world it operates in are a far cry from what they were four ...

Myanmar ambulance driver killed in crossfire

NAY PYI TAW, Myanmar - A volunteer ambulance driver has been killed and several others have been injured during a ...

Libyans, facing political and economic collapse, lament Western help

It's been eight years since the NATO-led military intervention in Libya. Many analysts consider the action a crucial step forward ...

4 Palestinians die in two separate incidents, Israel hit by 3 rockets

GAZA, Palestinian territories - Three Palestinians were killed by the Israeli army in the northern Gaza Strip, the Palestinian health ...

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 ...

The misguided attacks on 'This Land Is Your Land'

In recent years, Woody Guthrie's "This Land Is Your Land" has become a rallying cry for immigrants. And in July, ...

Steinhoff shares hit new lows even after creditor deal reached

Steinhoff International Holdings NV slumped to fresh lows on Monday, even after the embattled global retailer secured a long-awaited restructuring ...

British crops are being rushed to market before Brexit deadline

British farmers are rushing to sell their big harvests of wheat and barley before October to avoid the potential market ...

Louw brothers target Breede podium

Robertson - With the heavily congested canoeing calendar having a knock-on effect on many major races, there will be a ...

Mercedes couldn't offer a seat to Mick Schumacher - Wolff

Cape Town - Mercedes team principal Toto Wolff says the team opted not to offer a seat on their junior ...

Former Aussie coach Lehmann joins Kirsten in The Hundred

London - Darren Lehmann, who stood down as Australia coach in the wake of the ball-tampering scandal, is to take ...

Suarez who? Carroll admits low football IQ

London - Andy Carroll has admitted his football IQ was so low he had to use Google to find out ...

AfrAsia Bank Mauritius Open boost for SA pros

Cape Town - The AfrAsia Bank Mauritius Open will celebrate its fifth anniversary as one of world golf's leading tri-sanctioned ...

France add Racing 92's Vakatawa to RWC squad

Nice - France have called up Racing 92 centre Virimi Vakatawa to their Rugby World Cup squad in place of ...

Manchester United 'disgusted' by racist abuse of Pogba

London - Manchester United said they "utterly condemn" the racist abuse their World Cup-winning midfielder Paul Pogba received after he ...

WATCH | 2019 Rugby World Cup kicks off in 1 month

Cape Town - It's exactly one month - or 31 days - until the 2019 Rugby World Cup kicks off ...

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Profit-taking weighs on stocks in China, Hong Kong

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in China and Hong Kong took a breather on Tuesday, after the heady gains of a ...

System to reduce pollution, cut traffic congestion planned for China

BEIJING, China, The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $200 million loan to China.The funding is to support the ...

Chinese central bank adjusts interest rate-settings, stocks advance

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in China and Hong made solid gains on Monday.Support for Chinese stocks followed a decision on ...

Disney Streaming Service to Launch in Canada, Netherlands in November

Walt Disney Co. said on Monday it will launch its Disney+ video streaming service in Canada and the Netherlands on ...

Equities slip into negative zone, Yes Bank down by 4.4 pc

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Aug 20 (ANI): Equity indices were volatile during early hours on Tuesday with most sectoral indices in ...

China Seeks Solutions For Economic Slump

China's government may have few remaining remedies for declining economic growth as it faces the combined pressures of U.S. tariffs ...

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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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