Sun, 21 Apr 2019

'Eskom is now limping' ? DA on Eskom's cash scramble

DA Member of Parliament Alf Lees said on Friday that the emergency provision of R17.6bn to Eskom in terms of ...

Iran Identified 290 CIA Spies, Made Arrests: Intelligence Minister

Iran has identified 290 CIAagentsacross different countries, forcing the US to form a special committee to reassess itscloak-and-dagger operations,Intelligence Minister ...

Chinese national found dead in Pakistan

Islamabad [Pakistan], Apr 20 (ANI): A Chinese man was found dead in a stormwater drain in Islamabad, said Pakistan police ...

Pakistan Cabinet Reshuffle After Finance Minister Resigns

Pakistan's prime minister has reshuffled his cabinet after Finance Minister Asad Umar resigned amid criticism of the government's handling of ...

Record Pangolin Seizures in Asia Highlight Risk to Obscure Creature

Huge seizures in recent years of trafficked pangolins have drawn worldwide attention to the threat of extinction faced by these ...

China's Political System Helps Advance Its Artificial Intelligence

BEIJING - Recent technological advances demonstrated by China have started an intense debate on whether it is set to take ...

Fears Grow Over Health of Detained Tiananmen Protest Veteran

Concerns are growing over the health of a former leader of the 1989 student-led democracy movement, currently charged with subversion ...

Chinese Courts Hand Down Jail Terms to PLA Veterans After Protests

Chinese authorities in the eastern provinces of Jiangsu and Shandong on Friday handed down sentences of up to six years' ...

Rising Italy swim star Vergani suspended after cannabis test

Milan - Italian swimmer Andrea Vergani has been suspended with immediate effect after testing positive for cannabis, Italy's national anti-doping ...

Nepal President to address BRI forum in China

Kathmandu [Nepal], Apr 19 (ANI): The President of Nepal, Bidhya Devi Bhandari, is scheduled to address the second Belt and ...

Treasury, Absa in 11th-hour Eskom bailout

Treasury was forced to pay R5 billion on April 2 to meet the obligations of Eskom after a loan from ...

Nintendo soars as Tencent wins switch game approval in China

Nintendo shares jumped after China's Tencent won approval to distribute one of the company's games for its Switch console, a ...

'Eskom operating much closer to the edge than realised'

Less than a week after Eskom's CEO declared "the days of surprises are over," documents show the government was forced ...

How Vietnam Quietly Built up 10 Islands in Asia's Most Disputed Sea

TAIPEI, TAIWAN - Both China and Vietnam are building up tiny islets across Asias most disputed sea, but while China ...

Trade, North Korea on agenda for Trump-Abe talks

US President Donald Trump will travel to Japan in May for meetings with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, including discussion ...

43 Disappeared Mexican Students Remembered in Ai Weiwei Exhibit

MEXICO CITY - Chinese artist Ai Weiweis interest in studying human rights around the world led to his meeting with ...

No US, Russia Support for UN Call for Libya Truce

UNITED NATIONS - The United States and Russia both said Thursday they could not support a United Nations Security Council ...

Indian Navy warships to take part in Chinese fleet review

New Delhi (India), Apr 19 (ANI): Two Indian Navy warships, namely the destroyer INS Kolkata and tanker INS Shakti, would ...

Shortages Hit Cuba, Raising Fears of New Economic Crisis

BAUTA, CUBA - After two decades of relative stability fueled by cheap Venezuelan oil, shortages of food and medicine have ...

Three Chinese Arrested in Laos for Passing Counterfeit Currency

Police in Laos this week arrested three Chinese nationals for trying to buy holiday clothing with counterfeit bills that a ...

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Boeing's flight control system to be reviewed by international panel

WASHINGTON DC - A number of aviation regulators from around the world have agreed to take part in an international ...

Ghosn to be hit with new charges over money laundering in Middle East

TOKYO, Japan - New charges are expected to be filed against former Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn, as early as next ...

Hotel occupanies and room rates falling because of Airbnb

WASHINGTON DC - A recent study has found that the exponential growth of Airbnb is shaking up the hotel industry ...

Trump attempt to send Cuba back to stone age likely to backfire

The Trump administration has declared the most severe new sanctions against Cuba since President John F. Kennedy imposed an economic ...

Wall Street climbs ahead of Easter break

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. shares advanced on Thursday, the final trading day of the week, ahead of the ...

LogMeIn opens new international hub in Dublin

DUBLIN, Ireland - A leading provider of cloud-based connectivity and recognized as one of the world’s 10 largest public Software-as-a-Service ...

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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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