July 18, 2017

US, Malaysia to set up working groups on trade issues

  WASHINGTON,July 18: The United States and Malaysia will establish working groups to address trade matters such as labor, intellectual property and the environment, US officials […]
July 18, 2017

US ends laptop ban on Middle Eastern airlines

  WASHINGTON, July 18: The U.S. Transportation Security Administration said on Monday it has lifted a ban on passengers on Saudi Arabian Airlines carrying large electronics […]
July 18, 2017

Magnitude 7.8 quake hits off Russia’s Kamchatka: USGS

REUTERS, July 18: A powerful earthquake of magnitude 7.8 struck in the northern Pacific Ocean between the tip of Alaska’s Aleutian Islands and Russia’s Kamchatka Peninsula, […]
July 18, 2017

On third MH17 anniversary, families unveil ‘living memorial’

VIJFHUIZEN, Netherlands, July 18: Three years after Flight MH17 was shot down by a missile over war-torn Ukraine, nearly 2,000 relatives gathered Monday (Jul 17) to […]
July 18, 2017

Muslims heed calls to avoid holy site over Israeli security steps

JERUSALEM, July 18: Muslims heeded calls on Monday (Jul 17) not to enter a Jerusalem holy site and protested outside after Israeli authorities installed metal detectors […]
July 17, 2017

Attacks in Southeast Asia linked to Islamic State’s defeat in Mosul, Syria: Source

  KUALA LUMPUR, July 17: As the Islamic State’s (IS) territories continue to shrink in the Middle East, culminating in the loss of its stronghold Mosul in Iraq […]
July 17, 2017

9 killed by flash flooding in Arizona, several missing

  ARIZONA, July 17: At least nine people drowned while swimming in an Arizona river when they became overwhelmed by flash flooding following heavy rains in […]
July 17, 2017

Earthquake measuring 6.1 magnitude strikes off Tonga – USGS

SYDNEY, July 17: An undersea earthquake with a magnitude of 6.1 struck off the South Pacific island nation of Tonga on Monday, the U.S. Geological Survey […]
July 17, 2017

Canada fires drive thousands more out of their homes

  MONTREAL, July 17: Thousands of people fled their homes in western Canada over the weekend as strong winds fanned forest fires that have ravaged British […]