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2 Dead, 17 Injured In Japan Mass Stabbing

2 Dead, 17 Injured In Japan Mass Stabbing

28th May 2019 at 1:36 pm Comments are Disabled

Japan Knife Attack: The attack occurred during the busy early morning commute as workers headed to their offices and children to school in Kawasaki. TOKYO, JAPAN: A knife-wielding attacker killed a 12-year-old schoolgirl and a man before stabbing himself to death in a rampage outside Tokyo Tuesday that also injuredRead More

Donald Trump Becomes First Foreign Leader To Meet Japan’s New Emperor

Donald Trump Becomes First Foreign Leader To Meet Japan’s New Emperor

27th May 2019 at 3:51 pm Comments are Disabled

The two countries’ national anthems played and flags of the close allies fluttered in the breeze outside the palace. JAPAN: Donald Trump on Monday became the first foreign leader to meet with Japan’s newly enthroned Emperor Naruhito — an honour Prime Minister Shinzo Abe hopes will help charm the USRead More

Still Have “Confidence” In North Korea’s Kim Jong Un: Trump

Still Have “Confidence” In North Korea’s Kim Jong Un: Trump

26th May 2019 at 12:03 pm Comments are Disabled

“North Korea fired off some small weapons, which disturbed some of my people, and others, but not me,” Trump wrote on Twitter, apparently referring to weapons tests in early May. TOKYO: US President Donald Trump took to Twitter on Sunday to express his “confidence” in North Korean leader Kim JongRead More

“I Feel Badly For Theresa,” Donald Trump Says Of UK PM’s Resignation

“I Feel Badly For Theresa,” Donald Trump Says Of UK PM’s Resignation

25th May 2019 at 12:20 pm Comments are Disabled

Donald Trump has nonetheless criticized Theresa May repeatedly in recent months for her handling of Brexit even as she tried to establish good relations with him. WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump said Friday he felt sorry for British Prime Minister Theresa May, who has resigned after three years of turmoilRead More

2 Indians Among 3 Dead As ‘Traffic Jam’ On Everest Puts Climbers At Risk

2 Indians Among 3 Dead As ‘Traffic Jam’ On Everest Puts Climbers At Risk

24th May 2019 at 2:08 pm Comments are Disabled

Nepal has issued a record 381 permits costing $11,000 each for this year’s spring climbing season, triggering bottlenecks en route to the summit after poor weather cut down the number of climbing days. KATHMANDU: Three more climbers have died on Everest, expedition organisers and officials said Friday, taking the tollRead More

British Prime Minister Theresa May To Resign On Friday: Report

British Prime Minister Theresa May To Resign On Friday: Report

23rd May 2019 at 12:42 pm Comments are Disabled

The Times newspaper reported that Theresa May would name a date for her departure on Friday, but will remain as PM till her successor is elected. LONDON: Prime Minister Theresa May was under intense pressure to name a date for her departure after her final Brexit gambit failed, overshadowing aRead More

Donald Trump Nominates Former Aerospace Executive As Head Of US Air Force

Donald Trump Nominates Former Aerospace Executive As Head Of US Air Force

22nd May 2019 at 12:00 pm Comments are Disabled

Barbara Barrett, 68, served as the US ambassador to Finland from 2008 to 2009 under the George W. Bush administration WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump announced Tuesday he had nominated a former ambassador and Arizona businesswoman to lead the Air Force. Barbara Barrett, 68, served as the US ambassador toRead More

Indonesia President Joko Widodo Wins Re-Election Amid Claims Of Cheating

Indonesia President Joko Widodo Wins Re-Election Amid Claims Of Cheating

21st May 2019 at 12:51 pm Comments are Disabled

The official result released by the General Election Commission (KPU) confirms unofficial counts by private pollsters of the April 17 election, giving Joko Widodo a comfortable victory. JAKARTA: Incumbent President Joko Widodo won last month’s Indonesian election with 55.5% of votes against 44.5% for his challenger, retired General Prabowo Subianto,Read More

Armed men open fire in Brazil in Bar

Armed men open fire in Brazil in Bar

20th May 2019 at 12:36 pm Comments are Disabled

Brazil, May 20: A group of heavily-armed men — riding on a motorcycle and in three cars — went on a shooting rampage at a bar in Brazil, killing at least 11 people on Sunday, according to officials. The “massacre” unfolded in the country’s northern Pará state in the cityRead More

Australia’s Conservative Government On Course For “Miracle” Election Victory

Australia’s Conservative Government On Course For “Miracle” Election Victory

19th May 2019 at 12:04 pm Comments are Disabled

The results upended pre-election polls which predicted a Labor victory, though it is unclear whether the Scott Morrison-led coalition can govern with an outright majority or will need to negotiate support from independents. SYDNEY/MELBOURNE: Australia’s Liberal-led conservative government was headed for a remarkable win at the national election early onRead More