Tue, 16 Jul 2019

North Korea angry at South Korea over F-35A purchases

PYONGYANG, North Korea - North Korea has taken a swing at its southern neighbour over its purchase of F-35A fighter ...

South Asia monsoon leaves thousands in need

Monsoon floods and landslides sweeping through large swathes of South Asia have killed dozens of people and left hundreds of ...

Malaysia Takes Back $243M from Chinese Firm over Canceled Pipelines

Malaysia has taken back more than U.S. $243 million from a Chinese state company to cover the portion of gas ...

China's Growth Cools Further as Tariff War Pressures Mount

BEIJING - China's economic growth sank to its lowest level in at least 26 years in the quarter ending in ...

Taiwan's Opposition Party Picks Pro-China Mayor to Fight Tsai Ing-wen

Populist politician and pro-China mayor Han Kuo-yu has been selected as the opposition candidate for the Kuomintang (KMT) nationalist party ...

Meet the endangered Bunyip bird living in Australia's rice paddies

The debate around the Murray-Darling Basin is often sharply polarised: irrigation is destroying the environment, or water reforms are ruining ...

EU Signals No Iran Nuclear Dispute 'For The Time Being'

The remaining parties to the 2015 Iran nuclear deal don't consider Tehran's breaches "significant noncompliance" and haven't signaled any intention ...

Wallabies the first step in an important challenge for Boks

Cape Town - Despite a shortened Rugby Championship this year thanks to the Rugby World Cup, the Springboks are looking ...

China's LNG Imports Spark Security Debate

Analysts are divided on the degree of China's risks from its growing reliance on imports of liquefied natural gas (LNG) ...

Steinhoff crushed resources rally

US markets rallied on Friday pushing equity markets into record territory levels. The momentum continued to favour the bulls on ...

Barcelona complete signing of rising Japan star Abe

Barcelona - Barcelona announced on Monday they had completed the signing of young Japan winger Hiroki Abe from the Kashima ...

Bok blow as Dyantyi ruled out of Wallabies clash

Cape Town - Springbok wing Aphiwe Dyantyi has returned to Golden Lions in Johannesburg where he will undergo rehabilitation for ...

Iran Threatens to Revert to Pre-2015 Nuclear Development Levels

Iran threatened Monday to revert its nuclear development program to pre-2015 levels before it agreed to restraints under an international ...

Trump Renews Attacks on Non-White Lawmakers

WHITE HOUSE - U.S. President Donald Trump renewed his attacks Monday on four Democratic members of Congress, all women of ...

Salt: China's deadly food habit

People in China have used salt to prepare and preserve food for thousands of years. But consuming lots of salt ...

How do lithium-ion batteries work?

The smartphone era is only just over a decade old, but the pocket-sized computers at the heart of that societal ...

EU Countries Meeting To Reduce Tensions With Iran

EU foreign ministers are looking into ways to help reduce tensions between Iran and the United States and convince Iran ...

What they said: 10 best quotes from Wimbledon

London - A look at the 10 best quotes from this year's Wimbledon which drew to a close on Sunday:- ...

Was Sunday the greatest sporting day ... EVER?

Cape Town - WOW! WOW! WOW!No other way to describe Sunday, July 14, 2019 other than simply the greatest day ...

European powers warn Iran nuclear deal could collapse, urge talks

The European signatories to a 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and world powers have warned that the landmark pact could ...

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U.S. ICE agents begin rounding up illegal immigrants

Nationwide raids across the United States, aimed at rounding up 2,000 immigrants in the country illegally for possible deportation got ...

14 dead after building collapses in Kumarhatt in India

SOLAN, Himachal Pradesh, India - As many as 14 people, including thirteen Army personnel were killed and 28 others injured ...

Widespread floods in Nepal lead to death and destruction

KATHMANDU, Nepal - Search and rescue operations are occurring across Nepal as the southeast Asian nation continues to be hit ...

Tensions between Ottawa and Beijing heightened after third arrest

BEIJING, China - A Canadian citizen has been detained in Yantai, a city in northeastern China, Global Affairs Canada said ...

Huge death toll in wake of hotel attack in Kismayo, Somalia

MOGADISHU, Somalia - At least two journalists were among the 26 people killed in the terror attack at a Somali ...

Ten dead after extensive lightning strikes across Bangladesh

DHAKA, Bangladesh - Lightning has wreaked havoc across the southeast Asian nation of Bangladesh.At least ten people died on Saturday ...

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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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