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Apr 13 2017

Euro zone industry output falls in February

Curiously, private sector data from IHS Markit has indicated solid industrial sector growth in the first three months of the year, with its final March Composite Output...

Apr 12 2017

Churches announce Holy Week service schedules

Program: Pledge Service, prayer and self denial. On Maundy Thursday, there is an instructed "Christian Passover Meal" and a potluck featuring food from the Holy Land at...

Apr 11 2017

Moreno claims win in Ecuadorian vote; rival vows challenge

It has not yet declared a victor. Supporters of Ecuadorian presidential candidate Guillermo Lasso demonstrate on Sunday in Guayaquil, Ecuador. Lasso demanded a reco...

Apr 11 2017

USA, Mexico and Canada announce joint World Cup bid

All the games from the quarter-finals onwards would be in the U.S., Gulati said. Bids to host the World Cup will be accepted between June and December 2018. According ...

Apr 11 2017

Israel shuts Egypt border crossing following terror warning

A military spokesman said it was sacked from Sinai. This is published unedited from the IANS feed . The border between the towns of Eilat and Taba is one of the regi...

Apr 11 2017

Judge Neil Gorsuch was Confirmed to the Supreme Court

McConnell said he hoped his "Democratic friends will take this moment to reflect and, perhaps, consider a turning point in their outlook going forward". Gorsuch's nominat...

Apr 11 2017

Russian police arrest 3 suspected of links to St. Petersburg subway bombing

A bomb blast tore through a subway train deep under Russia's second-largest city St. Petersburg Monday, killing several people and wounding many more in a chaotic scene...

Apr 11 2017

Mercedes driver Hamilton wins Chinese GP from pole

Vettel's race here was scuppered by a portion of bad luck. But when the Virtual Safety Car (VSC) was called by the stewards on Lap 2 to allow marshals to rescue Lance S...

Apr 11 2017

Egypt declares state of emergency after Palm Sunday church blasts

Meanwhile, a second blast was reported Sunday at the main Coptic Christian cathedral in Alexandria, the BBC, Egypt state media and other media reported. A state of emerge...

Apr 11 2017

Second suspect arrested over Stockholm truck attack

A 39-year-old Uzbek man was arrested as the suspected driver. The suspect in the Stockholm truck attack was known to have expressed sympathies with extremist groups...

Apr 11 2017

Cook County criminal judge shot to death in Chicago

Police believe Myles and the woman, described as a close associate of the judge, were getting ready to head out for their regular early-morning workout when they were s...

Apr 10 2017

Regime Change in Syria a Priority of Trump Administration

But speaking on ABC News' "This Week", Tillerson emphasized the Syrian people would eventually decide Assad's fate. "What I can tell you is, through the meetings we had...

Apr 10 2017

At least 15 killed in Somali auto bomb attack

Meanwhile, at least three people belonging to the same family were killed and three others wounded when mortar shells landed on their home in Mogadishu Friday, a security...

Apr 10 2017

Reining in the Rogue Regime of North Korea

The airstrikes, announced shortly after Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping wrapped up dinner at a two-day summit in Florida last week, were retaliation against Syrian...

Apr 09 2017

Anti-Zuma Protests 2017: South Africans Call For President Jacob Zuma's Resignation

The eyewitness also declared that South Africans are quite unhappy about Zuma's leadership. Elsewhere in Cape Town, protesters formed human chains along streets, to e...

Apr 09 2017

Hungary approves controversial law to close university

The law was approved with 38 votes on Tuesday, against and 123 in favor, most of which came from Prime Minister Viktor Orban's right-wing Fidesz party. "NGOs have consist...

Apr 09 2017

Is spring gas price spike looming?

Crude oil prices rose late Thursday by about 2 percent in the immediate aftermath of the USA launch of 59 missiles on an air base in central Syria. "Motorists should expe...

Apr 09 2017

Shooting at upscale Florida mall leaves 1 dead, 2 wounded

The Coral Gables Police Department and Miami-Dade Police Department surrounded the mall - securing the crime scene by 1:45 p.m., ABC-7 reported . No one was being soug...

Apr 08 2017

SpaceX launches its first recycled rocket in historic leap

Launching from Florida's Kennedy Space Centre the Falcon 9 rocket sent a telecommunications satellite into orbit, before being brought back under control to land - vert...

Apr 08 2017

Air India lifts ban on Shiva Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad

Gaikwad's letter to Raju later said: "It could have been no one's intention to have let the situation aggravate to the level that it eventually did". The Civil aviation...