Wed, 19 Jun 2019

Global forced displacement tops 70 million

Yet again, wars, violence and persecution have driven record numbers of people from their homes worldwide, according to the latest ...

Tanning industry uses cheap prices, promos to attract young people

Washington D.C. [USA], June 18 (ANI): Indoor tanning known to increase the risk of melanoma cancer lags in regulation while ...

Real Madrid signing Rodrygo identifies with Neymar, Robinho

Madrid - Real Madrid's new signing Rodrygo has said he models his game on Neymar and Robinho as the 18-year-old ...

South Africa should learn from Brazil about how to tackle 'hidden hunger'

South Africa faces a double burden of hunger and malnutrition, on the one hand, and obesity with associated non-communicable diseases ...

SA finds a credit rating, once lost, is hard to regain

Lesetja Kganyago, then the top official at Treasury, was taking a break at Sugarloaf Mountain in Rio de Janeiro between ...

Bastareaud, Parra miss out on France RWC squad

Paris - Experienced pair Mathieu Bastareaud and Morgan Parra missed out on France's 31-man Rugby World Cup squad, head coach ...

Venezuela frees lawmaker before UN rights chief visit

Venezuela on Monday freed an opposition legislator who spent almost two months behind bars, parliament announced, ahead of a visit ...

India trounce Fiji 11-0 in FIH Women's Series Finals

Hiroshima [Japan], June 18 (ANI): India trounced Fiji 11-0 in their last pool A match in the FIH Women's Series ...

Sanchez on right track: coach Reinaldo Rueda

Leeds [UK], June 18 (ANI): Chile player Alexis Sanchez scored a goal against Japan during his side's 4-0 victory against ...

Vargas at the double as Chile rout Japan

Sao Paulo - Eduardo Vargas scored twice as Chile launched the defense of their Copa America crown with an emphatic ...

We were beaten by a better team - Junior Boks coach

Cape Town - Junior Springbok coach Chean Roux was bitterly disappointed as his team went down 20-7 against France in ...

Radamel Falcao backs Messi after Argentina lose to Colombia

Leeds [UK], June 18 (ANI): Colombia player Radamel Falcao has backed Argentina bigwig Lionel Messi saying that fans are never ...

Copa America: Defending champions Chile cruises 4-0 against Japan

Sau Paulo [Brazil], June 18 (ANI): Defending champions started their Copa America campaign with a win against Japan 4-0 in ...

City in the mix for Barcelona flop Coutinho?

Cape Town - Reports claim Manchester City are one of three clubs considering making a move for Barcelona midfielder Philippe ...

10 dead in Paraguay prison riot

Asuncion [Paraguay], Jun 17 (ANI): At least 10 people died during a riot in the San Pedro prison here on ...

Sudan general vows 'gallows' for perpetrators of deadly crackdown

A top Sudanese general vowed on Sunday to send to the "gallows" those who carried out a deadly crackdown on ...

Record number of Venezuelans arrive in Peru: UN steps up response

On Friday, over 8,000 Venezuelans crossed the border at Tumbes, the largest number ever recorded on a single day. Of ...

Record 70.8 mln People Displaced at End of 2018: UN

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - More than 70 million people were counted last year as displaced from their homes, a record that ...

Brazil Senate Blocks Bolsonaro Move to Ease Gun Carrying

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Brazil';s Senate overturned a decree signed last month by right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro that drastically expanded the ...

Pompeo, Mogherini Discuss Iran, Russia in DC

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - US secretary of state Mike Pompeo and EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini discussed a number of ...

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Traumatic times for Syrians as war continues unabated

NEW YORK, New York - Unabating violence, destruction and a downward sprial in overall conditions for the desperate people trapped ...

Sharer of New Zealand mosque shooting video sentenced for 21 months

CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand – Philip Arps, a man from New Zealand, has been jailed for 21 months after sending the ...

Egypt's Mohammed Morsi buried in Cairo after death in trial

CAIRO, Egypt - The former Egyptian President, Mohammed Morsi, is now buried after he died in court after suffering a ...

Human civilization at a critical crossroad

At some point in the distant future, when alien lifeforms visit Planet Earth and find proof of its original race ...

Grisly deaths for 10 detainees in gang fight in Paraguay penitentiary

ASUNCION, Paraguay - Ten prisoners in a jail in Paraguay have been killed after a riot broke out on Sunday.Half ...

George Clooney Fraudsters Finally Caught in Thailand

PATTAYA, Thailand - Francesco Galdelli and Vanja Goffi had been dubbed as the Italian versions of Bonnie and Clyde.Both are ...

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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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