Mon, 21 Oct 2019

EU to decide on half-hearted request by UK to extend Brexit deadline

LONDON, UK - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Saturday sent the European Union an unsigned photocopy of a request ...

China-U.S. trade frictions could fracture globe, says Antnio Guterres

WASHINGTON, DC - Tensions relating to global trade and technology continue to rise and the international community needs to "do ...

UK prime minister vows to leave EU by 31 October after losing poll

LONDON, UK - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is sticking to his guns despite failing to get parliamentary backing to ...

Trump floated idea of his property being venue for G7 summit

WASHINGTON, DC - At his suggestion, U.S. President Donald Trump will host next year's G7 at one of his own ...

Shelling and clashes in northern Syria continue despite ceasefire

NORTHEASTERN SYRIA - Shelling and clashes in northern Syria on the border with Turkey continue to cause hundreds of people ...

Explosion targets worshippers at Mosque near Jalalabad in Afghanistan

JALALABAD, Afghanistan - Dozens of worshippers have been killed and scores more wounded Friday in an explosion at a mosque ...

Deaths mount in north Syria in midst of confusion over ceasefire

NORTHEAST SYRIA - A total of sixty-four Syrian rebels fighting alongside Turkish forces have been killed in the offensive which ...

Venezuelans win seat on Human Rights Council despite U.S. opposition

NEW YORK, New York - Despite fierce opposition by the United States, Venezuela won a seat on the UN Human ...

Who's responsible for the slaughtered ex-racehorses, and what can be done?

This weekend saw protests at Caulfield racecourse, following a shocking report last week on the ABC's 7:30 program on the ...

4 ways to talk with vaccine skeptics

Your neighbour is telling you about his new baby. He feels nervous about vaccinating, and says he's considering delaying Lucy's ...

Kamiwaza - the hidden art behind a good retail business

Kamiwaza is a Japanese word, which, loosely translated, means "godlike" or "superhuman skill".Although it is often used in terms of ...

System constrained, but no load shedding expected on Monday

Despite a constrained and vulnerable power system, no loadshedding is expected on Monday and the probability of further power cuts ...

Egypt to Press for Outside Mediator in Ethiopia Dam Dispute

CAIRO - Egypt will push Ethiopia this week to agree to an external mediator to help resolve a deepening dispute ...

Tearful Murray wins at Antwerp for first ATP title since 2017

Antwerp - Andy Murray said he was "very proud" after earning his first ATP title since March 2017 on Sunday ...

Trump Cancels Plan to Hold G-7 at His Miami Golf Club

In a series of Tweets Saturday night U.S. President Donald Trump said he was canceling plans to hold the 2020 ...

Indonesia's President Joko Widodo sworn in for final term

Jakarta [Indonesia], Oct 20 (ANI): Faced with a string of fresh challenges including security, corruption and economic slowdown, Indonesia's popular ...

We need to understand the culture of whales so we can save them

We often think of culture as solely human. We think of our music, our clothes, our food, our languages. However, ...

US Defence Secretary arrives in Afghanistan on unannounced stop

Kabul [Afghanistan], Oct 20 (ANI): US Defence Secretary Mark Esper on Sunday arrived in Afghanistan on an unannounced stop in ...

Aviation no longer a luxury for the privileged - airline leader

Aviation is no longer a luxury for the privileged few, it's a requirement for everybody so accessibility of air travel ...

Colsaerts wins French Open to end seven-year title drought

Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines - Nicolas Colsaerts held on to seal a gripping one-shot victory over Denmark's Joachim B Hansen at the French ...

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Venezuelans win seat on Human Rights Council despite U.S. opposition

NEW YORK, New York - Despite fierce opposition by the United States, Venezuela won a seat on the UN Human ...

We need to understand the culture of whales so we can save them

We often think of culture as solely human. We think of our music, our clothes, our food, our languages. However, ...

Chile: Three dead after Santiago supermarket set ablaze amid protests

Santiago [Chile], Oct 20 (ANI): Three people have died in a fire inside a supermarket in Santiago as violent clashes ...

Three dead in Chile protest violence

Three people died in a fire in a supermarket being ransacked in the Chilean capital early Sunday, as protests sparked ...

Smartphone apps better remind patients to take their pills: Study

Washington D.C. [USA], Oct 20 (ANI): A study has found that smartphone app reminders are more beneficial when it comes ...

Bolivia to hold Presidential polls on Sunday

Sucre [Bolivia], Oct 20 (Sputnik/ANI): Bolivia is set to go for Presidential elections on Sunday to determine the country's leader ...

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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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