Fri, 19 Jul 2019

China-U.S. trade tensions pose largest risk to Asian economies

MANILA, Philippines - Developing Asia will maintain strong but moderating growth this year and next, as supportive domestic demand counteracts ...

Blast Near Kabul University Kills 6, Injures 27

The Associated Press contributed to this report.Updated July 19, 2019, 2:54 a.m.KABUL, AFGHANISTAN - An explosion Friday near a gate ...

Blast Near Kabul University Kills 2, Injures 10

The Associated Press contributed to this report.KABUL, AFGHANISTAN - An explosion Friday outside an entrance to Kabul University in the ...

Taliban Raid Afghan Provincial Police Headquarters

ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN - Taliban insurgents assaulted a provincial police headquarters Thursday in southern Afghanistan, killing at least 12 people and ...

Afghanistan: 12 killed, 40 wounded in Taliban attack

Kandahar [Afghanistan], July 19 (ANI): Atleast 12 people, including seven civilians, were killed in a Taliban attack on Kandahar police ...

Four Members Of First All-Female Afghan Orchestra Missing In Slovakia

Police in Slovakia are searching for four members of Afghanistan's first all-female orchestra who disappeared from their hotel after participating ...

Twelve Killed, Scores Wounded In Taliban Car Bombing In Afghanistan

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan -- Twelve people were killed and almost 90 wounded when Taliban militants detonated two car bombs at a ...

Taliban Militants Storm Kandahar Police HQ After Suicide Car Bombing

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan -- Taliban militants have stormed the police headquarters in the southern Afghan city of Kandahar after a suicide ...

How Kazakhstan fell back in love with clunkers

One thing that long distinguished Kazakhstan's largest cities from its peers in the region was the number of shiny new ...

Kazakhstan:Consensus-buildingcouncil already generates grumbling

A consensus-building forum convened by Kazakhstan's government with the goal of taking the sting out of the mounting mood of ...

Massive Fire Engulfs Paint Warehouse In Almaty

ALMATY, Kazakhstan -- A fire has broken out at a warehouse containing stockpiles of highly flammable paint and varnish in ...

Uzbekistan: Former security service chief goes on trial

The ongoing purge among high-level security personnel in Uzbekistan is continuing apace this week with the start of the closed-door ...

North, South Korea to Meet in 2022 World Cup Qualifiers

KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA - North Korea and South Korea have been drawn together in an Asian qualifying group for soccer's ...

Taliban Close Afghan Health Facilities Run by Swedish Group

KABUL, AFGHANISTAN - The Taliban forced a Swedish non-profit group to close 42 health facilities it runs in eastern Afghanistan, ...

Azerbaijan-Georgia relations newly strained by monastery tensions

Tensions have again flared up between Georgia and Azerbaijan over Davit Gareji, a sprawling monastic complex that straddles the two ...

Official: 25 Elite Afghan Commandos Killed In Clashes With Taliban

An Afghan regional governor said 25 members of the country's elite commando units have been killed in fighting with the ...

Kazakhstan: Latin switchover to be delayed

Kazakhstan's much-vaunted switchover to the Latin alphabet may be in trouble, if a report in Russian daily Izvestia is to ...

Swedish Aid Group Closes Afghan Health Centers After Taliban Threats

A Swedish aid group says it has closed dozens of health centers it was operating in Afghanistan following threats by ...

Kazakh Union Leader Sentenced To Seven Years In Prison

SHYMKENT, Kazakhstan -- A Kazakh court has sentenced a labor union leader to seven years in prison after finding him ...

Taliban Shuts 42 Swedish-Run Health Clinics in Afghanistan

ISLAMABAD - An International relief agency says the Taliban has forced them to close dozens of clinics in an embattled ...

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China-U.S. trade tensions pose largest risk to Asian economies

MANILA, Philippines - Developing Asia will maintain strong but moderating growth this year and next, as supportive domestic demand counteracts ...

Briefing: The outlook for Libya's migrant detention centres

More than two weeks after an airstrike on a migrant detention centre in Libya's capital left at least 53 people ...

Dumaguete asks PSC P46M upgrade for ASEAN school games

DUMAGUETE CITY, June 17 (PIA)--Dumaguete City and Negros Oriental has requested a total of P46 million from the Philippine Sports ...

Sensex drops 237 points on profit booking, Nifty below 11,600

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], July 19 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices erased opening gains in early hours on Friday due to profit ...

Newcastle boss vows to give 'everything' for new club

Shanghai - New Newcastle head coach Steve Bruce has vowed to win over the doubters after admitting he has always ...

INS Sagardhwani embarks on mission Sagar Maitri

Kochi (Kerala) [India], July 18 (ANI): INS Sagardhwani on Thursday embarked on mission Sagar Maitri here. The Marine Acoustic Research ...

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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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