Tue, 16 Jul 2019

14 dead after building collapses in Kumarhatt in India

SOLAN, Himachal Pradesh, India - As many as 14 people, including thirteen Army personnel were killed and 28 others injured ...

Widespread floods in Nepal lead to death and destruction

KATHMANDU, Nepal - Search and rescue operations are occurring across Nepal as the southeast Asian nation continues to be hit ...

Tensions between Ottawa and Beijing heightened after third arrest

BEIJING, China - A Canadian citizen has been detained in Yantai, a city in northeastern China, Global Affairs Canada said ...

Huge death toll in wake of hotel attack in Kismayo, Somalia

MOGADISHU, Somalia - At least two journalists were among the 26 people killed in the terror attack at a Somali ...

Ten dead after extensive lightning strikes across Bangladesh

DHAKA, Bangladesh - Lightning has wreaked havoc across the southeast Asian nation of Bangladesh.At least ten people died on Saturday ...

All settlements to stay regardless of peace plan, Netanyahu says

WEST BANK, Palestinian territories - In his strongest pledge yet, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has vowed that no settler ...

North Korea angry at South Korea over F-35A purchases

PYONGYANG, North Korea - North Korea has taken a swing at its southern neighbour over its purchase of F-35A fighter ...

South Asia monsoon leaves thousands in need

Monsoon floods and landslides sweeping through large swathes of South Asia have killed dozens of people and left hundreds of ...

Dear UN secretary-general, dont forget the internally displaced

Last year, UN member states endorsed two landmark "compacts" designed to improve the global response to refugees and migration. Unfortunately, ...

France's Macron Pledges to Relaunch Serbia-Kosovo Dialogue

BELGRADE - French President Emmanuel Macron said on Monday he would to help relaunch talks to normalize ties between Serbia ...

Malaysia Takes Back $243M from Chinese Firm over Canceled Pipelines

Malaysia has taken back more than U.S. $243 million from a Chinese state company to cover the portion of gas ...

US Moves to Restrict Asylum for Southern Border Arrivals

This story was updated on July 15 at 5:24 p.m.VOA Immigration Reporter Aline Barros contributed to this report from Washington.WASHINGTON ...

Proteas winning streak continues at Netball World Cup

Cape Town - Aftern their brilliant 55-52 win over Jamaica on Sunday, the Proteas kept their winning streak underway at ...

Day 1: What Zuma said at the state capture inquiry

Former president Jacob Zuma kicked off his testimony at the Zondo commission of inquiry looking into state capture on Monday ...

Turkey Commemorates Anniversary of Coup Defeat

ISTANBUL - Turkey is commemorating the third anniversary of the defeat of a military coup; but, the fallout from the ...

UN: Global Hunger Stable, But Obesity on Rise

UNITED NATIONS - The United Nations says more than 820 million people around the world are hungry, while at same ...

China's Growth Cools Further as Tariff War Pressures Mount

BEIJING - China's economic growth sank to its lowest level in at least 26 years in the quarter ending in ...

UN Says Yemeni Warring Sides Agree Port Ceasefire Moves

GENEVA, SWITZERLAND - Yemen's warring parties have agreed new measures to enforce a ceasefire and facilitate a troop pullback from ...

UNHCR deeply concerned about new U.S. asylum restrictions

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is deeply concerned about the new rule barring from asylum the majority of people crossing ...

Taiwan's Opposition Party Picks Pro-China Mayor to Fight Tsai Ing-wen

Populist politician and pro-China mayor Han Kuo-yu has been selected as the opposition candidate for the Kuomintang (KMT) nationalist party ...

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U.S. stock markets continue record run

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks began the week with rises across the board on Monday, as the major ...

U.S. president claims reponsibility for slowing GDP growth in China

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. President Donald Trump says tariffs on China are working by claiming credit for a major slide ...

Chinese and Japanese shares gain ground, greenback dips

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in China and Japan advanced on Monday, while in Australia the key index sagged.The U.S. dollar ...

Dubai gearing up for Expo2020

DUBAI, UAE - Planning for Expo 2020 Dubai is on track with construction projects well underway and transport plans being ...

Britain facing first recession since GFC

LONDON, UK - Recessions are bad for living standards, in both the short term and the longer term. And because ...

More jobs for Milwaukee, thanks to Donald J. Trump

MILWAUKEE, Wisconsin - Derco, a Lockheed Martin company, is planning to expand its plant in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, by up to ...

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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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