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Briefing: The outlook for Libya's migrant detention centres

More than two weeks after an airstrike on a migrant detention centre in Libya's capital left at least 53 people ...


Pakistan's next double game: Marriage with China, affair with US

Washington [USA], July 20 (ANI): As Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan gears up for his first high-level visit to the ...


Imran Khan emplanes for US to hold talks with Trump

Islamabad [Pakistan], July 20 (ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Saturday embarked on a three-day visit to the United ...


What is at stake in the Strait of Hormuz?

Tensions between the United States, Iran and other countries are flaring again in the Strait of Hormuz.There are competing explanations ...


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Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps capture British tanker

TEHRAN, Iran - Iran has seized a British Oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz, apparently in retailiation for Britains ...

UN hailed astronauts as 'three great pioneers'

NEW YORK, New York - As the world remembers Saturday's 50th anniversary of the "giant leap for mankind" made by ...

Smith Advertising a virtual ponzi scheme, says FBI

TAMPA, Florida - In the United States, an elderly man in a wheelchair lost more than $100,000. A woman lost ...

19-year old stole 4 cars in 24 hours in NSW Central West

DUBBO, Central West, NSW, Australia - A 19-year old youth appeared in court in the Central West of New South ...

Major casualties as 2 car bombs explode outside police HQ in Kandahar

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan - At least a dozen people were killed and and around ninety were wounded on Thursday when two ...

Millions of children impacted by severe flooding in Asia

SOUTHEAST ASIA - Heavy rainfall, severe flooding and landslides across Nepal, India and Bangladesh have killed at least 93 children, ...

Asia Editorials

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A reprieve- on the Kulbhushan Jadhav case

Pakistan must recognise Indias resolve in securing the safety of Jadhav ...

The threat of Ebola- on WHO declaring Congo's Ebola outbreak as a public health emergency

The health emergency declared by the WHO can counter the risk of a global spread ...

Inappropriate template for a legitimate target

The Economic Survey, while rightly calling for a rise in private investment, incongruously invokes the East Asian model ...

Cartoonscape - July 19, 2019

The Hindu Provides Cartoons On All The Latest Topics & News From The World Of Politics, Business, Current Affairs & ...

Rising above sports fandom

Wimbledon ensures that reporters conceal their loyalty towards a player ...

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U.S. dollar in sharp recovery, stocks fall

NEW YORK, New York - Stocks in the U.S. defied the global trend on Friday and lost ground. Markets elsewhere ...


Publishing group announces 135 new tech jobs in Waterford, Ireland

WATERFORD, Ireland - The Agora Companies, the global publishing consortium, are to increase their workforce in Ireland by the creation ...


In Tokyo, Nikkei 225 rises by 420 points

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks soared in Asia on Friday, while the U.S. dollar rebounded from sharp falls in New York.In ...


Education the biggest growth sector in UAE job postings

DUBAI, UAE - The United Arab Emirates has registered an impressive 18 percent growth in online job postings compared to ...


U.S. stock markets close slightly higher, dollar drops sharply

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were slightly higher on Thursday with the main action on foreign exchange markets ...


China-U.S. trade tensions pose largest risk to Asian economies

MANILA, Philippines - Developing Asia will maintain strong but moderating growth this year and next, as supportive domestic demand counteracts ...


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Hyatt Regency New Orleans

Expectations were high for this top of the line Hyatt product in "The Big Easy". The taxi rolled up to the rear of the ...