Tue, 21 Aug 2018

Massive 8.2 magnitude quake strikes off the coast of Fiji

WELLINGTON, New Zealand - Small tsunami waves were observed soon after a magnitude 8.2 earthquake struck off the coast of ...

Five imams shot dead in Turkey’s Erzincan province

ANKARA, Turkey - Five clerics from Turkey’s Religious Affairs Directorate (Diyanet) were shot dead after a heated argument broke out ...

Man jailed after making hoax bomb call to catch U.K. flight

LONDON, U.K. - In a shocking incident at the Gatwick Airport, a resident of east London, made a hoax bomb ...

Magnitude 6.0 quake rattles southern Costa Rica

GOLFITO, Costa Rica - The U.S. Geological Survey (U.S.G.S.) said that the southern part of Costa Rica was rattled by ...

Taliban kidnaps Afghans, rejects Ghani’s ceasefire offer

KABUL, Afghanistan - A day after the Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani announced another unilateral ceasefire with Taliban insurgents, the group ...

Amid turmoil, shots fired at U.S. Embassy in Turkey

ISTANBUL, Turkey - In an attack that came at a time when Turkey and the U.S. have been engaged in ...

Sunday tweet storm: ’Disgusting witch hunt’ rattles Trump

WASHINGTON, U.S. - A day after making efforts to downplay the bombshell revelation that his White House counsel has been ...

Second quake in a day rattles Indonesia’s Lombok

LOMBOK, Indonesia - Weeks after a devastating magnitude 7.0 earthquake rattled Indonesia’s Lombok island, on Sunday, the tourist hotspot was ...

Trump alleges social media censorship of conservatives

WASHINGTON, U.S. - A month after accusing Twitter of shadow banning members of his administration, the U.S. President Donald Trump ...

Trump claims he allowed McGahn to cooperate with Mueller

WASHINGTON, U.S. - In a bombshell explosion, a report in the New York Times revealed on Saturday that the White ...

Papadopoulos misled investigators: Mueller recommends jail

WASHINGTON, U.S. - In a court filing made as part of his probe into Russia interference in the 2016 U.S. ...

Al Qaeda led by Bin Laden’s son set to threaten Syria, Iraq

NEW YORK, U.S. - Despite claims made by the Iraq Prime Minister and the U.S. President Donald Trump, who have ...

Usain Bolt wants to be treated as a footballer

Johannesburg [South Africa], August 21 (ANI): Former Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt, who recently joined A-League Club Central Coast Mariners to ...

Iran Unveils First 'Domestic' Fighter Jet

Iran has unveiled a fighter jet which it says is '100-percent' locally made. Images on state television showed President Hassan ...

Ecogreen Energy to make Gurugram garbage free

New Delhi [India], Aug 21 (NewsVoir): Ecogreen Energy, the company responsible for the integrated solid waste management in the city, ...

Sentsov Supporters To Mark 100th Day Of His Hunger Strike

PEN International is planning to mark the 100th day of Ukrainian writer and filmmaker Oleh Sentsov's hunger strike with an ...

'Earth Anthem' penned by Indian diplomat garners global support

Brasilia [Brazil] Aug 21 (ANI): With growing global support towards an anthem for the planet, International Union for Conservation of ...

Hard to See, Hard to Breathe: US West Struggles with Smoke

SEATTLE - Smoke from wildfires clogged the sky across the U.S. West, blotting out mountains and city skylines from Oregon ...

Syrian Refugees Concerned Over Russia's Repatriation Plan

WASHINGTON - Syrian refugees and aid groups, including the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, are concerned about a plan ...

South Africa's Land Bank: Land Expropriation Could Trigger Default

JOHANNESBURG - South Africa's state-owned Land Bank said on Monday a plan to allow the state to seize land without ...

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Apple removes thousands of apps from App Store in China

BEIJING, China - Amid tightening regulation and endless criticism from media in the country, Apple is said to have pulled ...

Facebook faces allegations of housing ad discrimination

WASHINGTON, U.S. - Facebook is battling fresh allegations in the U.S., this time related to discrimination in housing advertisements.  According ...

WhatsApp planning on deleting old messages, photos, videos

CALIFORNIA, U.S. - As part of its new deal with Google, WhatsApp is said to have now decided to do away ...

China arrests three over biggest-ever bitcoin heist

BEIJING, China - After witnessing the country’s biggest-ever cryptocurrency heist, in which Bitcoin worth $87 million (600 million yuan) was ...

Walmart completes acquisition of 77% stake in Flipkart

BENGALURU, India - The world’s largest retailer, Walmart Inc. completed its deal to acquire controlling stake into India’s biggest online ...

ATMs worldwide suffer highly-coordinated attack, millions lo

NEW DELHI, India - Three days after the FBI warned of a potential ‘cashout’ ATM hack, that could hit bank ...

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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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