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US charges China’s Huawei, top executive with fraud

Tuesday, 29 January 2019 11:36
The charges against the world’s second largest smartphone maker include accusations of bank fraud, obstruction of justice and theft of technology, the BBC reported. The indictment alleges Huawei misled the US and a global bank about its relationship with two…

Myanmar holds first LGBT boat pride parade

Monday, 28 January 2019 10:35
It was the country’s first pride boat parade, a part of Myanmar’s annual LGBT festival, Yangon Pride, organised by non-profit &PROUD to celebrate the fight for acceptance and against the stigma the community faces, reports Efe news. The first part…

Macron arrives in Cairo for three-day visit to Egypt

Monday, 28 January 2019 10:28
At Cairo International Airport, Egyptian Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly received the French President and his wife Brigitte on Sunday after they completed a tour in Abu Simbel temple in Upper Egypt’s Aswan province earlier in the day, where they were…

Brazil dam collapse: Death toll rises to 58, over 300 missing

Sunday, 27 January 2019 16:47
Of the 58 victims, 19 have been identified. The missing people include residents of the destroyed area and workers from Brazilian mining company Vale, according to the state fire department, Xinhua news agency reported on Monday. –IANS vin/

Will ‘use all power’ if Israel attacks Lebanon: Hezbollah leader

Sunday, 27 January 2019 10:46
“Israel will regret if it wages a war against Lebanon. Israelis should know that they should not attack us because the cost of this attack will be much bigger than they expect,” Nasrallah said in a televised speech on Al-Mayadeen…

Brazil mining dam collapse: Death toll rises to 34

Sunday, 27 January 2019 10:45
A Vale dam at an iron mine in the Brumadinho municipality of the southeastern state of Minas Gerais collapsed on Friday and a flood of mine waste, mud and water buried company installations and a number of homes in rural…

Venezuela crisis: European leaders oppose Maduro’s presidency

Sunday, 27 January 2019 10:44
Sources in the Spanish Foreign Ministry said on Saturday that Pedro Sanchez would later be joined by other European leaders throughout the day in threatening to recognize opposition leader Juan Guaido as President of Venezuela instead of Nicolas Maduro, who…

Trump backs down, agrees to temporarily end government shutdown

Saturday, 26 January 2019 09:47
On the 35th day of the partial shutdown with 800,000 government employees missing their second fortnightly paycheck, Trump folded under intensifying pressure from a strong Democratic Party opposition in Congress. He agreed to temporary funding to keep the government open…

Maduro closes embassy in US, Pompeo pledges aid to Venezuela

Friday, 25 January 2019 09:07
Maduro issued his order before the Supreme Court of Justice (TSJ), where magistrates and representatives of other government branches declared their support for him after the head of the opposition-controlled Parliament, Juan Guaido, proclaimed himself to be Venezuela’s interim president…

Trump expresses desire to meet Imran Khan: Pakistani Official

Friday, 25 January 2019 09:06
Addressing the weekly briefing here, the spokesperson Mohammad Faisal said that during his recent visit to Pakistan, US Senator Lindsey Graham, discussed about Trump’s interest in meeting with Khan, however, date and venue have not been finalized yet. “There are…