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 ...

When risk is part of the job

If someone asked me for the prototypical aid worker security incident report, I would offer some version of the above. ...

32 Boks in camp: Which player faces World Cup chop?

Cape Town - There are 32 players remaining in the Springbok squad for a four-day World Cup training camp in ...

U.S. Warns Mediterranean Ports Against Aiding Iranian Tanker

The United States has issued a warning to Greece as well as to all ports in the Mediterranean Sea about ...

Trump Advises India, Pakistan To Reduce Tensions In Call With Leaders

U.S. President Donald Trump has said he spoke with the leaders of Pakistan and India on August 19 on easing ...

Davao City Council eyes ordinance banning single-use plastics

DAVAO CITY (PIA) - A city councilor mulls of formulating a proposed law banning single use-plastic.Councilor Pilar Braga, chair of ...

New Zealand cricketer Amy Satterthwaite pregnant, takes break

Christchurch [New Zealand], Aug 20 (ANI): New Zealand women's team (White Ferns) skipper Amy Satterthwaite on Tuesday announced her pregnancy ...

Four reasons Huawei's new Harmony OS won't solve its problems

Huawei's meteoric rise in the telecoms business was brought to a dramatic halt in April when the US government put ...

Kane Williamson, Akila Dananjaya reported for suspect bowling action

Dubai [UAE], Aug 20 (ANI): New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson and Sri Lanka spinner Akila Dananjaya on Tuesday were reported ...

End of an era: Music legends grieve Khayyam's demise

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Aug 20 (ANI): Legendary music director-composer Zahur 'Khayyam' Hashmi passed away at 98 on Monday but his ...

Putin, Macron Discuss Peace Prospects for Ukraine, Syria

During their meeting in southern France, Russian President Vladimir Putin and his French counterpart, Emmanuel Macron, discussed efforts to advance ...

When tax planning becomes tax avoidance - experts weigh in

The International Ethics Standards Board for Accountants is looking into whether aggressive tax planning is ethical, even if it is ...

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Stealing personal identification data causing nightmares for victims

The headquarters of a large national bank had detected fraud on an account and sent word to an Atlanta branch ...

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 ...

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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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