Wed, 16 Jan 2019

Canadian drug smuggler's death sentence 'horrific', family says

BEIJING, China - The family of a Canadian man, Robert Lloyd Schellenberg, who has been sentenced to death in China ...

Rahaf Mohammed: 18-Year-Old Saudi Teen Says Fleeing and Seeking Asylum

TORONTO, Canada - Rahaf Mohammed, an 18-year-old Saudi teenager who fled from her family and sought refuge in Canada states ...

China signals more stimulus as economic slowdown worsens

BEIJING, China- China will strive to have a strong start to the economy in the first quarter as it tells ...

Up to 80% of youth in U.S. detention centers re-offend in 3 years

Children under 12 will no longer be treated as criminals in the state of California when they break the law, ...

800,000 Federal workers in U.S. caught in middle of political dispute

President Donald Trump wants US$5.7 billion to  fund a border wall  to keep out undocumented immigrants and “criminals.” Democrats in ...

Pompeo in Bahrain shoring up support after withdrawal bombshell

MANAMA, Bahrain - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo continued his trip to the GCC countries and the broader Middle ...

Fifth Body Found After Blast In Russian Apartment Block

Russian rescue workers have pulled a fifth body from the debris of a residential building hit by an explosion in ...

India born, Dr. Rattan Lal honoured with 2019 Japan Prize

New Delhi [India], Jan 16 (NewsVoir): Central to its deep commitment to honor the most innovative and meaningful advances worldwide, ...

US govt shutdown enters day 26, workers continue sans pay

Washington D.C. [USA], Jan 16 (ANI): As the longest-ever partial US government shutdown enters its 26th day, US Representatives are ...

Journalist Working For Iran's Press TV Reportedly Detained In U.S.

U.S. authorities have detained a journalist and television presenter working for Iran's English-language Press TV on unspecified charges, the state-run ...

U.S. Charges Two Ukrainians In Hack Of U.S. Security Regulator

U.S. authorities have charged two Ukrainians in an audacious, multi-year scheme to hack into the database of the U.S. securities ...

Ahead of Serbia Visit, Putin Asserts U.S. Destabilizes Balkans

Russian President Vladimir Putin alleged that the United States is destabilizing the Balkans by 'asserting their dominant role' in the ...

El Chapo aide claims Mexico's ex-Prez accepted $100 million bribe

Brooklyn [USA], Jan 16 (ANI): A former close aide to drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman has testified that Mexico's ...

Facebook to invest $300m in local journalism

Facebook announced on Tuesday that it will invest $300m over three years in various projects related to journalism, especially to ...

Al-Shabaab extremists claim deadly attack on Nairobi hotel

Extremists stormed a luxury hotel in Kenya's capital on Tuesday, setting off thunderous explosions and gunning down people at cafe ...

Democrats fail to push latest funding bill to reopen US govt

Washington DC [USA], Jan 16 (ANI): A latest funding bill initiated by the Democrats to reopen the government through February ...

Rihanna sues her father for exploiting her name in pricey deals

Washington D.C. [India], Jan 16 (ANI): Singer Rihanna filed a lawsuit against her father, Ronald Fenty, for exploiting her name ...

Despite US warning, Iran launches satellite and fails later

Tehran [Iran], Jan 16 (ANI): Iran on Tuesday launched a satellite that it says 'failed to reach orbit', despite the ...

Hague Court Questioning Ends For Former Kosovar War Commander

THE HAGUE -- A former commander of the Kosovo Liberation Army (UCK) has completed two days of questioning at a ...

China's Belt And Road Initiative Faces Obstacles in 2019

China is confronting multiple setbacks, flaws, and failures in President Xi Jinpings ambitious overseas infrastructure projectthe Belt and Road Initiative. ...

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Canadian drug smuggler's death sentence 'horrific', family says

BEIJING, China - The family of a Canadian man, Robert Lloyd Schellenberg, who has been sentenced to death in China ...

Rahaf Mohammed: 18-Year-Old Saudi Teen Says Fleeing and Seeking Asylum

TORONTO, Canada - Rahaf Mohammed, an 18-year-old Saudi teenager who fled from her family and sought refuge in Canada states ...

Kenya suffers deadly Al Shabaab attack: Seven killed

NAIROBI, Kenya - The Al Qaeda-linked Somali militant group, Al Shabaab has claimed responsibility for an attack at a luxury ...

After defying U.S. warnings, Iran's bold satellite launch fails

TEHRAN, Iran - Merely days after receiving a warning from authorities in Washington, against undertaking planned launches, Iran has announced ...

Up to 80% of youth in U.S. detention centers re-offend in 3 years

Children under 12 will no longer be treated as criminals in the state of California when they break the law, ...

Black box from Lion Air flight that crashed off Jakarta recovered

JAKARTA, Indonesia - Months after the tragic Lion Air flight crash, that left 189 people dead on October 29, 2018, ...

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