Monday, December 9, 2019
Britain's Prince Andrew stepped down from public duties on Wednesday, saying the controversy surrounding his “ill-judged” association with late U.S. financier Jeffrey Epstein had caused major disruption to the royal family's work. After a disastrous interview about his relationship with sex offender Jeffrey Epstein, Prince Andrew announced Wednesday that he...
THE HAGUE: A ferry crew found 25 migrants in a refrigerated container on a boat sailing from the Netherlands to Britain on Tuesday, emergency services said.The cargo vessel bound for Felixstowe returned to the Dutch port of Vlaardingen, near Rotterdam, as soon as the stowaways were found, they said...
Colambo:Sri Lanka’s former wartime defence secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa took an early lead Sunday in a fiercely fought presidential election conducted under high security seven months after deadly Islamist attacks.New Democratic Front (NDF) Presidential candidate Sajith Premadasa has conceded defeat at the just concluded Presidential election.Premadasa, in a special statement...
New York: US President Donald Trump has said countries like China, India and Russia are doing "absolutely nothing" to clean up their smokestacks and industrial plants and the garbage that they drop in sea floats into Los Angeles.Terming climate change as a "very complex issue", Trump said he considers...
Washington DC:There is rare pick points get in Mortagage Appilcations,because Mortgage application volume rose 9.6% last week compared with the previous week, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association.This means on an unadjusted basis, the index jumped 9.6% for the week ending on Nov. 8, 2019.“Mortgage applications increased to their...
Tehran:Iran has discovered a new oil field in the country’s south with an estimated 50 billion barrels of crude oil, its president said Sunday, a find that could boost the country’s proven reserves by a third as it struggles to sell energy abroad over US sanctions.The announcement by Hassan...
New Delhi: Facebook has apologised after current and former employees went on to social media and detailed several racist incidents against black, Hispanic and female Asian employees at the social networking company.Facebook tendered its apology after an anonymous post from 12 employees under the group name "FB Blind" on...
New Delhi: Pakistan will not charge the service fee of $20 from pilgrims visiting the Kartarpur Sahib Gurdwara on November 9 and 12, the country's foreign minister Shah Mohammed Qureshi said,ending the confusion over the facilitation charges on the two days. Kartarpur corridor is a "corridor of love" and there...
New Delhi:Former minister Navjot Singh Sidhu, who wasn’t part of the inaugural jatha that will travel to Gurdwara Darbar Sahib, Kartarpur, has been invited for the opening ceremony of the corridor on Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan’s orders.“Senator Faisal Javed Khan had a telephonic conversation with Navjot Singh Sidhu...
IRAQ: At least 14 people were killed and 865 wounded overnight after Iraqi security forces opened fire on protesters in the Shi'ite holy city of Kerbala, medical and security sources told Reuters on Tuesday.The protests, leaderless and largely spontaneous, have been met with bullets and tear gas from the...