Thu, 23 May 2019

Major casualties after Indonesian election protests turn violent

JAKARTA, Indonesia - Six people lost their lives while more than 200 suffered injuries after mobs clashed with security forces ...

No democracy in sight in Thailand, five years after coup

BANGKOK, THailand - Since Thailand's military seized power on May 22, 2014, the country has faced unending repression of fundamental ...

'American Taliban' Released After 17 Years in Federal Prison

WASHINGTON - An American man, convicted of providing support to the Taliban, has been released from prison.John Walker Lindh, known ...

Abe first world leader to make congratulatory call to PM Modi

New Delhi [India], May 23 (ANI): With the counting trends showing BJP-led NDA heading towards a comfortable majority in Lok ...

'Giant Catch' sculpture unveiled in Nottingham ahead of World Cup

Dubai [UAE], May 23 (ANI): Former England and Nottinghamshire spinner Graeme Swann, on Thursday, unveiled a spectacular 'Giant Catch' sculpture ...

China urges US to fix 'wrong practices' to resume trade talks

China blamed Washington for wrecking trade talks and insisted the US must alter its "wrong practices" before negotiations can resume, ...

'Traffic jam' on Everest as 2 more climbers die

Kathmandu - A huge queue of climbers has formed near the summit of Mount Everest as expedition organisers on Thursday ...

50 children saved after police bust paedophile website - Interpol

International police group Interpol said on Thursday that nine people had been arrested in Thailand, Australia and the US and ...

Pakistan Tests Nuclear-Capable Ballistic Missile

ISLAMABAD - Pakistan says it has successfully conducted a "training launch" of a ballistic missile capable of carrying both nuclear ...

Calm Follows 2nd Night of Indonesian Election Protests

JAKARTA, INDONESIA - Calm returned to the streets of the Indonesian capital Thursday after a second night of clashes between ...

Post-Election Clashes Calm in Indonesia

JAKARTA - Calm returned to the streets of Jakarta on Thursday after clashes between police and supporters of the losing ...

Pioneering Veterinary Medicine for Africa's Enigmatic Pangolins

JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA - Veterinarian Dr. Karin Lourens has become known as Africa's "pangolin doctor" for leading medical efforts to ...

Maxwell opens up about his bowling and batting strategies

Dubai [UAE], May 23 (ANI): Australia all-rounder Glenn Maxwell has been honing up his skills to bowl as many dot ...

Aeon Co. establishes shopping hubs in Vietnam

Hanoi [Vietnam], May 23 (ANI): Aeon Co. Ltd of Japan has established one of its largest shopping hubs in Ho ...

T20 kings West Indies seek to make fresh CWC mark

St. John's - Can the West Indies take the form that has made them such a potent force in Twenty20 ...

Ontong: Proteas' fielding could be the key to CWC success

Cape Town - Proteas fielding coach CWC Proteas: Will their fielding cut it?The Proteas play their first warm-up game against ...

Sri Lanka PM congratulates Modi for 'magnificent election victory'

Colombo [Sri Lanka], May 23 (ANI): Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe on Thursday congratulated his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi ...

Roland Garros unveils new look after years of legal wrangles

Paris - After years of legal battles and threats to quit its historic home, Roland Garros will show off its ...

Embattled Sri Lanka hope for CWC miracle

Colombo - Sri Lanka go into the World Cup with low expectations after losing eight of their last nine one-day ...

Afghan spin the key for new captain at CWC

Kabul - Afghanistan's World Cup preparations were thrown off kilter when they controversially decided to replace successful captain Asghar Afghan ...

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India Poll - Modi wins a majority of seats

NEW DELHI/KOLKATA, India - Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Hindu-nationalist party scored a historic victory in India's general election, his foreign ...

Pentagon wants reports on unidentified flying objects

U.S. Navy pilots and sailors won't be considered crazy for reporting unidentified flying objects, under new rules meant to encourage them ...

Hamas and UNRWA to blame for plight of Gazans, Greenblatt tells UNSC

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. President Donald Trump's Special Envoy to the Middle East and one of two Chief ...

Major casualties after Indonesian election protests turn violent

JAKARTA, Indonesia - Six people lost their lives while more than 200 suffered injuries after mobs clashed with security forces ...

Disabled Australians preyed on, defrauded of millions

SYDNEY, Australia - A massive fraud involving millions of dollars has been uncovered in Australia's largest city, resulting in the ...

No democracy in sight in Thailand, five years after coup

BANGKOK, THailand - Since Thailand's military seized power on May 22, 2014, the country has faced unending repression of fundamental ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

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