Sat, 20 Jul 2019

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, ...

Peacebuiilding youth need protection, says UN envoy

NEW YORK, New York - After visiting refugee camps in Jordan, UN-backed schools in Gaza, municipalities in Kosovo and Youth ...

Moon mission got huge support from U.S. military

On July 20, 1969, history was made when two Apollo 11 astronauts, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin, became the first ...

FBI seeks public help in identifying domestic terrorists

WASHINGTON, DC - A list of nearly four dozen observable behavioral signs that someone might be planning to commit an ...

Pakistan ordered to review conviction and sentence of suspected spy

THE HAGUE, Netherlands - In a ruling handed down on Wednesday afternoon, the International Court of Justice at The Hague ...

67,000 Vietnamese maimed by unexploded cluster bombs since war's end

History often focuses on the immediate death toll of war. But hostilities can have longer-term consequences on a population's health.In ...

Betting on biometrics to boost child vaccination rates

At a glance: Biometrics and children A large new trial will fingerprint children aged 1 to 5 to track vaccinations ...

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 ...

Iran's IRGC Seizes U.K.-Flagged Tanker In Strait Of Hormuz

Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) says it has seized a British tanker in the Strait of Hormuz for an ...

The Week In Russia: Not That Much Of A Mystery, Riddle, Or Enigma

To receive Steve Gutterman's Week In Russia each week via e-mail, subscribe by clicking here.With three of its citizens facing ...

Kerber drops coach after Wimbledon shocker

Berlin - Angelique Kerber has split with her coach Rainer Schuttler two weeks after her shock early exit at Wimbledon, ...

Zimbabwe's Food Situation Moving Toward Emergency, UN Says

HARARE - Zimbabwe's food situation is moving from a crisis to an emergency because of El Nino-induced drought and the ...

Trump Says It's Certain That US Shot Down Iranian Drone

WHITE HOUSE - Updated at 2:29 p.m. July 19.U.S. President Donald Trump expressed confidence Friday that an Iranian drone was ...

Astrophysicists to Hawaii: Stop 'Criminalizing' Telescope Protesters

WASHINGTON - A group of international astrophysicists and astronomers are speaking out against what they call the "criminalization" of Kanaka ...

US Expands 'Remain in Mexico' to Dangerous Part of Border

HOUSTON - The U.S. government on Friday expanded its policy requiring asylum-seekers to wait outside the country to one of ...

Sri Lanka Cricket announces squad for ODI series against Bangladesh

Colombo [Sri Lanka], July 19 (ANI): Sri Lanka Cricket on Friday announced the 22-member squad for the upcoming home series ...

Pak lost PKR 8.5 billion due to airspace closure

Islamabad [Pakistan], July 19 (ANI): Pakistan lost around PKR 8.5 billion due to the closure of its airspace, according to ...

The 'Mandela effect' and the science of false memories

There's a theory doing the rounds online that nuclear research experiments caused the world to shift into an alternate reality ...

The Long Arc Of A Gorbachev-Era Dream To Map The Universe

When one of the workhorses of Russia's space program took to the sky from Baikonur Cosmodrome last weekend with a ...

Cellphones a flight danger? Could be on some Boeing jets

US government officials in 2014 revealed an alarming safety issue: Passenger cellphones and other types of radio signals could pose ...

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European defeat fires up Tottenham's Pochettino for next season

Singapore - Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino said on Friday that last month's Champions League final defeat has made him ...

Bryan Robson wants Paul Pogba to make his own decisions

Leeds [UK], July 19 (ANI): As speculations are rife regarding Manchester United's Paul Pogba leaving the club, former player Bryan ...

Chelsea suffer shock loss to Japanese champions

Yokohama - J-League Champions Kawasaki Frontale pulled off a stunning 1-0 victory against Chelsea in friendly at Yokohama on Friday.Kawasaki ...

Tau set for major transfer to Belgium giants

Cape Town - Bafana Bafana forward Percy Tau is reportedly on the verge of joining top-flight Belgium side Club Brugge.The ...

CAF blame communication error for Victor Gomes gaffe

Cape Town - The chairperson of the CAF Referees Commission, Souleyman Wouberi has blamed a communication error by their social ...

Danny Jordaan named as CAF 3rd Vice-President

Cape Town - South African Football Association (SAFA) President Danny Jordaan has been named as the Confederation of African Football ...

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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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