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Hawaii plane crash leaves two dead

Hawaii plane crash leaves two dead

-- 2017-12-11 10:08:16

Maui fire officials say two people have died in a plane crash on Molokai, a Hawaiian island located between Oahu and Maui. Hawaii News Now reports that the plane crashed Sunday afternoon. Federal Av...

Iran budget in as US tensions overshadow economy

Iran budget in as US tensions overshadow economy

Reuters 2017-12-11 03:22:55

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani proposed to parliament on Sunday a conservative state budget of about $104 billion for next year, with the outlook for the economy and state revenues clouded by tensio...

Egypt to ink nuclear deal during Putin’s visit

Egypt to ink nuclear deal during Putin’s visit

-- 2017-12-11 03:08:44

Egypt will sign contracts with Moscow during Russian President Vladimir Putin’s visit to Cairo on Monday for the country’s first nuclear power plant, three senior sources told Reuters. Th...

Melbourne introduces new security warning system

Melbourne introduces new security warning system

BBC 2017-12-11 02:57:12

Authorities in Melbourne, Australia, have installed loudspeakers that are designed to warn the public in the event of an emergency. The speakers are part of a security upgrade after six people died i...

IS abducts three civilians in Libya’s Sirte

IS abducts three civilians in Libya’s Sirte

-- 2017-12-11 02:40:42

The Islamic State (IS) militants kidnapped three civilians, including a father and his two children, in a Libyan town near former IS affiliates' stronghold Sirte, said a military source on Sunday. T...

Indian cops detain French journo

Indian cops detain French journo

-- 2017-12-11 02:19:06

Indian police have arrested a freelance French journalist in Kashmir for violating visa regulations, the city police chief said. Comiti Paul Edward was arrested on late Sunday in the Kothibagh area o...

Truck-tractor collision claims 10 lives in north India

Truck-tractor collision claims 10 lives in north India

-- 2017-12-11 01:38:52

At least 10 people have been killed and six others injured Monday morning after a goods laden truck collided head-on with a tractor carrying people in northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, police sa...

Japanese stocks nearly flat

Japanese stocks nearly flat

-- 2017-12-11 01:29:43

Japanese stocks struggled for traction on Monday as gains in financial shares were offset by drops in real estate and construction companies, with Obayashi Corp diving more than 8.0 per cent. Obayash...

Egypt's annual urban consumer price inflation falls in Nov

Egypt's annual urban consumer price inflation falls in Nov

-- 2017-12-10 12:49:45

Egypt’s annual urban consumer price inflation fell to 26 per cent in November from 30.8 per cent in October, the official statistics agency CAPMAS said on Sunday. Inflation shot up in Egypt aft...

NASA deploys new satellite for astronomy

NASA deploys new satellite for astronomy

Xinhua 2017-12-10 12:29:28

U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)'s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) recently deployed a tiny satellite called CubeSat from the International Space Station for astronomy. For t...

Tunisian parliament approves 2018 budget

Tunisian parliament approves 2018 budget

-- 2017-12-10 12:00:00

Tunisia’s parliament has approved a 36 billion dinar ($14.55 billion) budget for next year which included a package of fiscal measures to cut the budget deficit. The budget for the fiscal yea...

Honduras rival demands polls result annulment

Honduras rival demands polls result annulment

-- 2017-12-10 12:00:00

Honduran opposition parties have formally demanded the annulment of last month's presidential election. It triggered deadly street violence amid allegations of vote-rigging. The main opposition cont...

Thousands march to US Embassy in Jakarta

Thousands march to US Embassy in Jakarta

-- 2017-12-10 12:00:00

About 10,000 Indonesians have rallied outside the US Embassy in Jakarta in support of Palestinians and denouncing President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital. The pro...

Dangal actress Zaira alleges in-flight molestation

Dangal actress Zaira alleges in-flight molestation

-- 2017-12-10 12:00:00

Indian national award-winning actress, Zaira Wasim, who starred in Bollywood's top-grossing film ‘Dangal’ says she was molested on a flight between Delhi and Mumbai. The 17-year old said...

Merkel’s party rejects 'US of Europe' proposal

Merkel’s party rejects 'US of Europe' proposal

-- 2017-12-10 11:14:09

Senior members of German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives on Saturday rejected the vision for a “United States of Europe” put forward by the Social Democrats (SPD), with whom...

Man dies climbing Greek mountain

Man dies climbing Greek mountain

-- 2017-12-10 10:45:06

A man died and another sustained injury while they were trying to climb Mount Olympus, Greece's highest mountain, according to Police. The accident occurred on Saturday afternoon about 2,000 meters (...

Mideast stocks edge up at opening

Mideast stocks edge up at opening

-- 2017-12-10 03:52:37

Most of the stocks rose in early trade on Sunday with Qatar's Mesaieed Petrochemical again attracting unusually heavy trading volume. The Qatari index climbed 1.4 per cent; it has been trading near s...

Four die as truck overturns in western India

Four die as truck overturns in western India

-- 2017-12-10 01:57:04

At least four people have been killed and four others sustained injuries when the truck carrying laborers turned turtle after the driver lost control of the vehicle in the western Indian state of Guja...

Top eight BSE companies add Rs 579.98 billion

Top eight BSE companies add Rs 579.98 billion

-- 2017-12-10 01:53:20

The combined market valuation of eight of the top 10 valued firms soared by Rs 579.98 billion last week, driven by FMCG major Hindustan Unilever (HUL) and the country's largest carmaker Maruti Suzuki...

Rowling defends Depp casting in 'Fantastic Beasts'

Rowling defends Depp casting in 'Fantastic Beasts'

Reuters 2017-12-10 01:34:48

“Harry Potter” author J.K. Rowling on Thursday defended the decision to cast Johnny Depp in the next “Fantastic Beasts” movie after a backlash from fans unhappy about the circu...

Police detain ex-Georgia leader in Ukraine

Police detain ex-Georgia leader in Ukraine

BBC 2017-12-09 12:00:21

Former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili has been detained in Ukraine's capital Kiev, days after his supporters freed him from a police van. His detention, first reported on his Facebook page, w...

Apple repairs HomeKit security flaw

Apple repairs HomeKit security flaw

BBC 2017-12-09 12:00:00

Apple has fixed a security flaw in its HomeKit system that could have let unauthorised people control smart home gadgets such as door locks and lights. The bug appeared in the latest version of Apple...

Archaeologists discover 3,500-year old tomb in Egypt

Archaeologists discover 3,500-year old tomb in Egypt

-- 2017-12-09 12:00:00

Egypt minister on Saturday announced the discovery of two small ancient tombs in the southern city Luxor dating back some 3,500 years and hoped it will help the country’s efforts to revive its a...

US job growth strong in November

US job growth strong in November

-- 2017-12-09 11:46:13

US job growth increased at a strong clip in November, better than expected, with payrolls rising by 228,000 jobs. Service, health care and manufacturing firms helped to drive the gains, holding the u...

US stocks end higher after payrolls report

US stocks end higher after payrolls report

-- 2017-12-09 11:24:32

US stocks advanced on Friday, buoyed by a solid payrolls report for November that locked in expectations for an interest rate hike from the US Federal Reserve next week. Technology stocks such as Mic...

Congo attack leaves 15 UN peacekeepers dead

Congo attack leaves 15 UN peacekeepers dead

Reuters 2017-12-09 10:32:26

Suspected Ugandan rebels killed at least 15 Tanzanian U.N. peacekeepers and wounded 53 others in a raid on a base in Congo that U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday called the worst attac...

Man ‘charged’ over rocket launcher snowman display

Man ‘charged’ over rocket launcher snowman display

BBC 2017-12-09 02:38:51

A 29-year-old man has been charged after a snowman holding a rocket launcher was painted on the window of a republican support group's office in Londonderry. The image included the message: "Wishing...

'X-Men' director Bryan Singer sued for ‘harassment’

'X-Men' director Bryan Singer sued for ‘harassment’

Reuters 2017-12-09 02:08:48

Brian Singer, the director of the film series “X-Men”, has been sued for allegedly sexually assaulting a 17-year-old boy in 2003, according to a lawsuit filed in King County Superior Court...

China shares rise on robust trade data

China shares rise on robust trade data

-- 2017-12-08 12:59:07

China shares rose on Friday as better-than-expected Chinese trade data underpinned market sentiment. At 04:14 GMT, the Shanghai Composite index was up 6.78 points or 0.21 per cent at 3,278.84. The...

Japan economy beats Q3 forecasts by double

Japan economy beats Q3 forecasts by double

Reuters 2017-12-08 12:46:22

Japan’s economy grew twice as fast as originally estimated in the third quarter thanks to big gains in capital expenditure, revised data showed on Friday, with expansion seen to continue thanks...