Fri, 15 Nov 2019

No checklist for evaluating lone wolf attackers, study says

An FBI study of lone wolf terrorist attacks in the U.S. takes an unprecedented look at the backgrounds, behavioral characteristics, ...

Asia Pacific to benefit from expanding life spans

TOKYO, Japan - Aging populations could be a boon to economies in the Asia and Pacific region if governments adopt ...

Many casualties as car bomb explodes in Afghan capital

KABUL, Afghanistan - An attack on a convoy during the peak morning rush hour in Kabul has killed at least ...

Australian High Court to hear appeal by George Pell

MELBOURNE, Victoria, Australia - The Australian High Court will hear an appeal of a decision in August by the Court ...

Unrest in South America resembles Arab Spring

The news that Bolivian President Evo Morales is resigning amid an election fraud scandal highlights an unfortunate reality about South ...

U.S. and China could split world economy in two

It's tempting to laugh off the U.S.-China trade dispute as a soap opera featuring men with big hair and bigger ...

Collision between 2 trains in Bangladesh leave many dead

DHAKA, Bangladesh - There has been a major loss of life and scores of people injured after a collision between ...

HRW Says Cambodia Should Release Two Former RFA Journalists

Human Rights Watch (HRW) said Cambodian authorities should drop charges against two former RFA journalists, saying their arrest two years ...

Mozambique economy set to bounce back in 2020 - IMF

Mozambique's economy is on track for a "strong rebound" in 2020, the International Monetary Fund said on Wednesday, as it ...

US Vows to Stay in the Lead vs. Islamic State

Updated 2:15 p.m., Nov. 14, 2019STATE DEPARTMENT - The United States is promising not to abandon the fight to eradicate ...

India to host BRICS Digital Health Summit to boost digital healthcare

Brasilia [Brazil], Nov 15 (ANI): India will host a BRICS Digital Health Summit on innovative solutions to a healthy lifestyle ...

Iraqis celebrate football win against Iran as symbolic victory

Amman - Jubilant Iraqis celebrated a football win against Iran on Thursday as a desperately needed morale boost for protesters ...

PSV star forward keen to join Man United - report

Cape Town - PSV Eindhoven forward Steven Bergwijn is interested in joining Manchester United at the end of the season, ...

Hong Kong in Partial Shutdown as Clashes, Protests Continue

Police fired tear gas and rubber bullets at black-clad, masked protesters wielding a variety of makeshift weapons across Hong Kong ...

Digital training can help supervisors lift PhD output

Several African countries have increased the number of new universities and increased enrolments as part of an effort to boost ...

Friday essay: shaved, shaped and slit - eyebrows through the ages

Eyebrows can turn a smile into a leer, a grumpy pout into a come hither beckoning, and sad, downturned lips ...

Australia must engage with nuclear research or fall far behind

Much is made of the "next generation" of nuclear reactors in the debate over nuclear power in Australia. They are ...

Gordhan on SAA: Hopefully unions will come to their senses

The South African government signaled it's going to take a hardline approach to its cash-strapped national airline as labour unions ...

Hong Kong fans jeer China anthem at World Cup qualifier

Hong Kong - Hong Kong football fans drowned out the Chinese national anthem with jeers on Thursday at a World ...

Williamson fit, NZ call up Ferguson for England Tests

Wellington - New Zealand captain Kane Williamson has been declared fit for the first Test against England while white-ball speedster ...

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Lower energy prices keeping lid on inflation, says Powell

WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. Federal Reserve remains upbeat about the American economy citing favorable consumer confidence, a strong jobs ...

Little action on Wall Street as investors move to sidelines

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were treading water on Thursday, with investors and traders unwilling to commit to ...

Countries in Central and West Asia re-commit to CAREC 2030

TASHKENT, Uzbekistan - Ministers and senior government officials from 11 countries in Central and West Asia gathered in the Uzbek ...

Asian markets mixed as greenback slides

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks were mixed in Asia on Thursday.In Japan the Nikkei 225 fell 178.32 points or 0.76% to ...

ADB to fund Philippine government's decentralisation initiative

MANILA, Philippines - The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $300 million policy-based loan to support the Philippines' efforts ...

Industrial stocks zoom higher in U.S., Nasdaq dips

NEW YORK, New York - Upbeat comments from the chairman of the Federal Reserve on Wednesday helped curtail the negative ...

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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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