Xi, Trump hold ‘successful meeting’, agree not to impose...

Xi, Trump hold ‘successful meeting’, agree not to impose tariffs  Buenos Aires:Following a “highly successful meeting” here between US and Chinese Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping, the leaders of the two largest economies have agreed not to impose new tariffs from Janua

New Mexican President sworn in  

New Mexican President sworn in   Mexico City: Leftist leader Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, has been sworn in as the new Mexican President following his landslide victory in the July 1 presidential election. Lopez Obrador, 65, took oath on Saturday before a crowd that included world leaders an

288 arrested in Paris protests against rising fuel prices  

288 arrested in Paris protests against rising fuel prices   Paris: At least 288 people were arrested and some 100 others injured as protests erupted in Paris against rising fuel prices, according to a police spokesperson. The spokesman told CNN that clashes erupted on S

Commander of US 5th Fleet found dead in Bahrain

Commander of US 5th Fleet found dead in Bahrain Washington: US commander of the Fifth Fleet, Scott Stearney, was found dead in Bahrain on Saturday, media has reported. Admiral John Richardson, the 31st chief of Naval Operations, tweeted that “It’s my sad duty to inform you that tod

G-20 Summit endorses multilateral trade system, WTO reforms

G-20 Summit endorses multilateral trade system, WTO reforms   Buenos Aires: The G-20 Summit concluded here on Saturday, with members endorsing the multilateral trading system, and calling for reforms to the World Trade Organization (WTO), the global trade oversight body.

Amazon Echo to start streaming Apple Music soon

Amazon Echo to start streaming Apple Music soon San Francisco: Amazon’s Echo smart speakers would work with Apple Music beginning December 17, the company has announced. “If you have an Apple

Madrid mayor proud to host Libertadores final

Madrid mayor proud to host Libertadores final Madrid: The mayor of Madrid has said that she is proud that the South American Football Confederation (Conmebol) has chosen the city as the venue for the second leg of the Copa Libertadores fina

Italy summons Egypt’s envoy in Regeni murder probe

Italy summons Egypt’s envoy in Regeni murder probe Rome: Italy’s Foreign Minister Enzo Moavero Milanesi on Friday summoned Egypt’s ambassador Hisham Badr to the foreign ministry in Rome over the unsolved case of PhD studen

Syria confirms Israel behind overnight missile attack

Syria confirms Israel behind overnight missile attack Damascus: The Syrian Foreign Ministry on Friday confirmed that Israel was behind the strikes that targeted Syrian sites south of the capital Damascus a day earlier, state news agency SAN

51 whales die after mass stranding off New Zealand

51 whales die after mass stranding off New Zealand Wellington: Fifty-one whales have died after becoming stranded on a beach on the Chatham Island off New Zealand. The Department of Conservation said it w

Trump cancels G20 meeting with Putin

  Washington: US President Donald Trump has cancelled a meeting with Russia’s Vladimir Putin at the G20 Summit in Argentina because the Russians continue to hold Ukrainian vessels and sailors seized last weekend in an incident in the Black

US inmate confesses to 90 murders

  Washington: A 78-year-old inmate sentenced to life behind bars for the murders of three women in the US, recently confessed to 90 homicides between 1970 and 2005, the FBI has said. If confirmed, this number of m

Dortmund’s draw goalless against Brugge

Dortmund’s draw goalless against Brugge Berlin: Borussia Dortmund failed to achieve more than a goalless draw against Brugge, enough for them to qualify for the Round-of-16 of the Champions League, but also made Atletico Madrid the le

FDA approves new drug for leukemia

  Washington: The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new drug for the treatment of adult patients who have relapsed or refractory acute myeloid leukemia (AML) with a FLT3 mutation. AML is a

Trumps light US National Christmas Tree

  Washington: US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump lit the National Christmas Tree outside the White House and wished all Americans a “Merry Christmas”. The tree is located at th

Philippines policemen found guilty of murdering teen

Philippines policemen found guilty of murdering teen Manila: Three Philippine police officers were on Thursday found guilty of a high-profile murder of a teenager, the first such convictions since President Rodrigo Duterte’s “wa

Italy won’t ink UN global migration compact: Italy

Italy won’t ink UN global migration compact: Italy Rome: Italy will not take part in the intergovernmental conference in Marrakech next month to adopt the United Nations global compact on safe and orderly migration, populist premier Giusep

Nano technology offers hope for better cancer testing

  London: Researchers have designed a new nano tool which could become a new way of mining blood samples for information about cancer, according to a study released on Wednesday by the University of Manchester. Minimally

AWS enters blockchain market with 2 dedicated services

  Las Vegas: Entering the growing global blockchain market, Amazon Web Services (AWS) has announced Managed Blockchain service and a Quantum Ledger Database (QLDB) to help companies manage business transactions that require full auditability.