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First US rate hike later this year: Yellen – Fed says economy on track, defends ‘transparency’

Posted by on 15/07/2015
Filed under America, Business, Top Stories, World

First US rate hike later this year: Yellen – Fed says economy on track, defends ‘transparency’

First US rate hike later this year: Yellen – Fed says economy on track, defends ‘transparency’

Iran, world powers seal nuke deal; Israel fumes – ‘God has accepted Iran’s prayers’: Rouhani – UAE congratulates Iran

Posted by on 14/07/2015
Filed under America, Middle East, Top Stories, World

Iran, world powers seal  nuke deal; Israel fumes – ‘God has accepted Iran’s prayers’: Rouhani – UAE congratulates Iran

Iran, world powers seal nuke deal; Israel fumes – ‘God has accepted Iran’s prayers’: Rouhani – UAE congratulates Iran

North Irish police attacked at parade, 24 injured – Politicians criticise attack

Posted by on 14/07/2015
Filed under Europe, Top Stories, World

North Irish police attacked at parade, 24 injured – Politicians criticise attack

North Irish police attacked at parade, 24 injured – Politicians criticise attack

Stampede kills 27 pilgrims in India – Most of the victims were women

Posted by on 14/07/2015
Filed under Subcontinent, Top Stories, World

Stampede kills 27 pilgrims in India – Most of the victims were women

Stampede kills 27 pilgrims in India – Most of the victims were women

Iranians welcome nuclear deal, but parties on hold

Posted by on 14/07/2015
Filed under Middle East, World

Iranians welcome nuclear deal, but parties on hold

Iranians welcome nuclear deal, but parties on hold

TEHRAN: Iranians welcomed yesterday’s nuclear agreement as a step toward better fortunes, but appeared to put any revelry on hold until sunset in line with Ramadan and after the summer heat. Authorities in recent days have appeared apprehensive about people taking to the streets to celebrate as they did after a preliminary deal was agreed […]

Loyalists retake airport in Yemen’s Aden – Saudi-led warships off the coast pound rebels

Posted by on 14/07/2015
Filed under Middle East, Top Stories, World

Loyalists retake airport in Yemen’s Aden – Saudi-led warships off the coast pound rebels

Loyalists retake airport in Yemen’s Aden – Saudi-led warships off the coast pound rebels

Bangladeshis demand killers hang over boy’s lynching – One of the suspect arrested in Saudi Arabia

Posted by on 14/07/2015
Filed under Subcontinent, Top Stories, World

Bangladeshis demand killers hang over boy’s lynching – One of the suspect arrested in Saudi Arabia

Bangladeshis demand killers hang over boy’s lynching – One of the suspect arrested in Saudi Arabia

India tightens rules for foreign NGOs

Posted by on 14/07/2015
Filed under Subcontinent, World

India tightens rules for foreign NGOs

India tightens rules for foreign NGOs

NEW DELHI: A leading global charity has frozen $4 million in funding to India, squeezing aid to the poor, after a clampdown by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on donors deemed to be meddling in domestic politics that has raised concern in Washington. The government restrictions on the U.S.- based Ford Foundation relate to a $250,000 […]

Afghan returnees from Iran bring drug problems home – Grueling conditions turn workers into heroin addicts

Posted by on 14/07/2015
Filed under Health & Science, Middle East, Subcontinent, Top Stories, World

Afghan returnees from Iran bring drug problems home – Grueling conditions turn workers into heroin addicts

Afghan returnees from Iran bring drug problems home – Grueling conditions turn workers into heroin addicts

Muslims in Japan observe fasting month of Ramadan

Posted by on 14/07/2015
Filed under Asia, Top Stories, World

Muslims in Japan observe fasting month of Ramadan

Muslims in Japan observe fasting month of Ramadan

Iraq launches military assault on Islamic State in Anbar – Forces face heavy resistance around Falluja

Posted by on 13/07/2015
Filed under Middle East, Top Stories, World

Iraq launches military assault on Islamic State in Anbar – Forces face heavy resistance around Falluja

Iraq launches military assault on Islamic State in Anbar – Forces face heavy resistance around Falluja

23 killed in Russian military barracks collapse

Posted by on 13/07/2015
Filed under Europe, Top Stories, World

23 killed in Russian military barracks collapse

23 killed in Russian military barracks collapse