World Now Archived # 23



El Defensor Chieftain | 2018-04-25

— Landmark agreement to develop and produce Europe‘s next generation combat aircraft — Fosters European high-tech leadership in the military aviation sector

Federal News Radio | 2018-04-25

MADRID (AP) — A top politician for Spain’s ruling party has resigned as the head of the Madrid region, opening a new crisis for the conservative

Irish Independent | 2018-04-25

A DANISH court has handed down a life sentence to submarine entrepreneur Peter Madsen for murdering Swedish journalist Kim Wall. He was convicted of murdering

The Guardian | 2018-04-25

The only recorded palimpsest in which a Christian text has been effaced to make way for the Islamic holy text is to go on sale at Christie’s

Irish Independent | 2018-04-25

Pope Francis has urged all those taking part in the “two Koreas” summit to have the courage to be “artisans of peace”. The pontiff on Wednesday asked for

Hindustan Times | 2018-04-25

Indian-American scientist Inder Verma, considered as one of the world’s leading authorities on gene therapy and cancer, has been placed on administrative

Your Story | 2018-04-25

Job seekers can discover listings from LinkedIn, Headhonchos, TimesJobs, QuikrJobs, etc. through a simple Google search on desktop or mobile. Google has

Provo Daily Herald | 2018-04-24

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — An Indonesian court sentenced a senior politician to 15 years in prison for his role in the theft of $170 million of public money, a

The Times of India | 2018-04-24

WASHINGTON: A woman said on Monday that she was facing a $500 fine from the US customs agency after a free apple that she was given as a snack on a plane was

News18 | 2018-04-24

Australian police were Tuesday investigating how a 12-year-old boy

This is Money | 2018-04-24

ISTANBUL, April 24 (Reuters) – An earthquake struck Turkey‘s southeastern province of Adiyaman early on Tuesday, injuring

Fox News | 2018-04-24

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Dawn | 2018-04-24

TEHRAN: Tehran’s heritage committee said on Monday it has found a mummified body at the site of a former shah’s tomb, raising a storm of interest over whether | 2018-04-24

NASA aircraft has spotted something in the Arctic that it can’t explain and it has “never seen before,” Fox News reports. On April 14, NASA’s Operation Ice

The Times of India | 2018-04-23

RIYADH: Four British pilgrims were killed and 12 injured in Saudi Arabia when their bus collided with a fuel tanker, officials said. The crash happened on

The Columbus Telegram | 2018-04-23

BEIJING (AP) — A human rights group says gender discrimination is widespread in the Chinese work force, with many hiring advertisements openly calling only for

Deccan Chronicle | 2018-04-23

BeijingA road accident in North Korea has caused “heavy casualties” among Chinese tourists, the foreign ministry in Beijing said on Monday. The

Music News | 2018-04-23

Shania Twain has apologised after causing controversy with her admission that she “would have voted” for U.S. PresidentDonald Trump. The 52-year-old country

The Journal | 2018-04-23

ASUNCION, Paraguay (AP) ? The son of a former dictator’s top aide won the presidential election in Paraguay on Sunday, helped by a booming economy under his

Radio Free Europe | 2018-04-23

Bosnian Serb wartime leader Radovan Karadzic will launch an appeal of his 40-year jail sentence before United Nations judges at The Hague on April 23. The

CNN | 2018-04-23

(CNN)Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will meet with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping later this week, as the two countries strive to mend ties following a

Dawn | 2018-04-22

‘He hates the deal’No Plan ‘B‘ French President EmmanuelMacron seems, as much as any world leader, to have developed some kind of rapport with his American

TVNZ | 2018-04-22

Queen Elizabeth II has celebrated her 92nd birthday with a Saturday night concert in London featuring British singers such as StingTom Jones and Jamie Cullum.

Deccan Chronicle | 2018-04-22

West Palm BeachPresident Donald Trump said Saturday that he doesn’t expect Michael Cohen, his longtime personal lawyer and fixer, to “flip”

The Observer | 2018-04-22

During the early weeks of his 167-day stint aboard the International Space Station in 2014, astronaut Barry “Butch” Wilmore noticed that a torque wrench was

The Independent | 2018-04-22

In the rugged Sierra Maestra mountains near where Fidel Castromade his hideout as he led a guerrilla uprising in the late 1950sCubans say they are

Metro UK | 2018-04-21

A star of the popular Superman TV prequel Smallville has been charged with heinous crimes related to sex trafficking. Allison Mack is reported to have been

Yahoo Daily News | 2018-04-21

By Tom Perry and Suleiman Al-Khalidi BEIRUT/AMMAN (Reuters) – Syrian rebels began withdrawing from an enclave northeast of Damascus on Saturday and will go to

Yahoo Daily News | 2018-04-21

By Tom Perry and Suleiman Al-Khalidi BEIRUT/AMMAN (Reuters) – Syrian rebels began withdrawing from an enclave northeast of Damascus on Saturday and will go to

The National | 2018-04-21

Avicii‘s last performance was an heroic send-off gig in Ibiza in August 2016, after which he largely remained out of the spotlight, with the exception of


CNN | 2018-04-21

(CNN)A Texas charter school is apologizing after a teacher gave an assignment to an eighth grade American History class, asking students to list the positive


The Independent | 2018-04-21

The plastic bottles we throw away today will be around for hundreds of years. It’s one of the key reasons why the mounting plastic pollution | 2018-04-20

The United States Justice Department started a probe of potential coordination between AT&T Inc.Verizon Communications, a telecommunications standards | 2018-04-20

The driver of a big rig involved in the deaths of 10 smuggled immigrants in Texas last year was sentenced Friday to life in prison, The Associated Press | 2018-04-20

Indonesia’s deeply conservative Aceh province on Friday caned several unmarried couples for showing affection in public and two women for prostitution before an


DNA India | 2018-04-20

US President Donald Trump invited his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin to the United States during a phone call, and said he would be glad to see Putin in the

Arkansas Online | 2018-04-20

HAVANA — In his first hour as Cuba‘s new head of state, MiguelDiaz-Canel made clear that while Raul Castro is no longer president, the longtime Communist


Irish Independent | 2018-04-20

The European Union’s chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barniersaid on Friday some 25 percent of work remained to be done on a pact covering UK withdrawal from the

Deccan Chronicle | 2018-04-20

Kathmandu: Nepal’s only international airport remained closed Friday after a passenger plane attempting to take off

CNN | 2018-04-20

(CNN)When North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and his South Korea counterpart, Moon Jae-in, meet next Friday, the most important topic on the agenda is the one on

The Times of India | 2018-04-20

BERLIN: The planned disposal of an unexploded World War IIbomb Friday will force a mass evacuation around Berlin‘s central railway station and likely spark


BBC News | 2018-04-20

Syria has returned to France the prestigious Legion d’honneurpresented to President Bashar

This is Money | 2018-04-19

By Joyce Lee and Stephanie Nebehay SEOUL/GENEVA, April 19 (Reuters) – North Korea has expressed its commitment to “complete denuclearisation” of the Korean

The Times of India | 2018-04-19

WASHINGTON: In a rare move, the US Senate has voted unanimously to allow the babies of its members into the chamber. The rule change was done on Wednesday to

This is Money | 2018-04-19

By Robert-Jan Bartunek BRUSSELS, April 19 (Reuters) – The European Union said on Thursday it could impose further sanctions on Venezuela if it believes

The Times of India | 2018-04-19

DUBAI: The US Geological Survey says a magnitude 5.5earthquake has struck in southern Iran near a nuclear plant, shaking Bahrain

This is Money | 2018-04-19

ISLAMABAD (AP) – Pakistani police say a group of men on motorcycles hurled acid at three female university students in the city

Kyodo | 2018-04-19

A female mayor of a city in western Japan visited the Japan Sumo Association on Thursday and asked the sport’s governing body to reconsider its longstanding

Moneycontrol | 2018-04-19

With public debt currently at historic highs in advanced and emerging market economies, the IMF has advised countries to avoid policies that increase economic


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Fremont Tribune | 2018-04-18

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoganmet with the leader of the country’s main nationalist party on Wednesday to discuss his political

Auburnpub dot com | 2018-04-18

HAVANA (AP) — Cuba’s National Assembly will elect a new president on Wednesday and announce the replacement for Raul Castro the next day, an unusual two-day

Hawaii Tribune-Herald | 2018-04-18

WASHINGTON — After the United States last week accused the Russian-backed Assad regime in Syria of a chemical-weapons attack, Russia had a ready

Wtop | 2018-04-18

BERLIN (AP) — Prosecutors have carried out raids at 10 locations in southern Germany in an investigation of current and former managers at automaker Porsche, a

The Times of India | 2018-04-18

WASHINGTON: Scientists have developed a new algorithm that can spot fake accounts on social networking sites such as Facebook and Twitter. The method is based

The Jakarta Post | 2018-04-18

“Where I come from, women and girls have been gang-raped, tortured and killed by the Myanmar army, for no other reason than for being a Rohingya,”



Radio Free Europe | 2018-04-11

Serbian nationalist politician Vojislav Seselj will learn on April 11 whether a United Nations court will uphold an appeal against his acquittal on charges of


Gulf Daily News | 2018-04-11

World News Wed, 11 Apr 2018 AFP Baku – Azerbaijanis voted on Wednesday in a snap presidential election boycotted by the main opposition parties and set to

Radio Free Europe | 2018-04-11

Russia and Egypt are slated to resume direct flights on April 11 after a more than two-year suspension prompted by the bombing of a Russian charter plane over

This is Money | 2018-04-11

SEOUL, April 11 (Reuters) – South Korean prosecutors said on Wednesday former president Park Geun-hye had unfairly dodged some bribery charges in her trial and

The Alliance Review | 2018-04-11

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) ” Three men have climbed to the top of the world 21 | 2018-04-11

Researchers warned on Tuesday that river systems around the world are plagued with waste from over-the-counter and prescription drugs which have negative




Global stocks climb after Xi promises trade reforms

Xi Jinping walks past photographers to take the stage
Xi spoke of opening China’s economy in his speech. Photo: Qilai Shen/Bloomberg via Getty Images

Markets around the world are rallying Tuesday morning after Chinese President Xi Jinping delivered a speech pledging to significantly lower tariffs on imported cars and emphasizing that China wants a “greater balance of international payments.”