International

1 week ago | March 15, 2019

Good outcomes hoped for China-US trade consultations: Chinese Premier

BEIJING. — Good outcomes are hoped to be delivered out of the economic and trade consultations between China and ...

C-sections are 50 times more deadly for women in Africa: Study

LONDON. – Death rates among women undergoing a C-section to deliver a baby is about 50 times higher in Africa than ...

Leading the chase for the Chinese Dream

BEIJING. — At the “two sessions” — a key annual event on China’s political calendar, an ...

China to further improve business environment: premier

BEIJING.– Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said Friday the country will further improve its business environment to ...

NZ mass mosque shootings kill 49 in “terrorist attack”

WELLINGTON/CHRISTCHURCH. – At least one gunman killed 49 people and wounded more than 40 during Friday prayers at ...

1 week ago | March 14, 2019

OPEC builds case for keeping supply cuts, fearing new oil glut

LONDON. – OPEC on Thursday cut the forecast of global demand for its oil this year as rivals boost production, ...

US plans to begin long-banned missile test this year: report

WASHINGTON. — The United States is mulling starting testing later this year types of missiles that were banned by ...

US Congress wants to know why the FAA waited so long to ground ...

WASHINGTON. – Congress plans to scrutinise why the United States waited so many days to ground all Boeing Co 737 ...

China’s new foreign investment law to boost opening-up, ...

WASHINGTON. — A long-time US observer on China has said the draft foreign investment law being deliberated in ...

Trump hails ‘unlimited’ potential of Britain trade deal

WASHINGTON. – US President Donald Trump on Thursday hailed the “unlimited” potential of a trade deal ...

UN says at least 535 killed in inter-ethnic violence in western DRC

UNITED NATIONS. — Recent fights between tribes in western Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) have claimed at ...

UK MPs set to vote on delaying Brexit

LONDON. – British MPs will vote Thursday on whether to ask the European Union for an extension to the March 29 ...

US grounds Boeing 737 MAX as Ethiopia takes black boxes to France ...

NEW YORK. – The ban on the Boeing 737 MAX aircraft became worldwide after US President Donald Trump joined Canada ...

UK MPs set to vote on delaying Brexit

LONDON. - British MPs will vote Thursday on whether to ask the European Union for an extension to the March 29 Brexit ...

US grounds Boeing 737 MAX as Ethiopia takes black boxes to France ...

NEW YORK. - The ban on the Boeing 737 MAX aircraft became worldwide after US President Donald Trump joined Canada and ...