Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Asia

Violent clashes between security forces and demonstrators in central Tehran

Iranian security forces arrested a number of demonstrators after violent clashes broke out in central Tehran, which resulted in many injuries, according to the Al-Arabiya Al-Hadath news channel. The channel pointed out, on Sunday evening, to the outbreak of demonstrations...

Taiwanese defy Beijing after the victory of Tsai Ing-wen

On Saturday evening a few deliberate sentences and a shy smile from victorious Tsai Ing-wen were enough to inspire her followers. Tens of thousands had gathered outside the headquarters of the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) to celebrate the re-election...

Iran: Mehdi Karroubi holds Khamenei responsible for Ukrainian plane

The leader of the reformist opposition, Mehdi Karroubi, criticized the accident that the Revolutionary Guards shot down a Ukrainian plane by mistake, blaming the Iranian Supreme Leader as the commander in chief of the armed forces, after confessions of...

Pakistani bourse echoed global stock markets, touches 17-month high levels

Pakistani bourse depicted a mixed trend during the outgoing week with the benchmark KSE-100 index witnessing some weakness at the beginning of the week amid rising conflict between Iran and the US. Sentiments further worsened mid-week given Iranian strike...

Wang Yi: US must seek solution through dialogue instead violence

The United States (US) should not be "abusing violence" and instead seeking a solution through dialogue, China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi said while contacting his Iranian counterpart. "US dangerous military operations violate norms of international relations that will further worsen...

Indonesia: Number of flood victims reaches 53

Indonesia: Tens of thousands of flood victims are still unable to return to their water sunken homes on Saturday after the heavy rains hit the country's capital, killing at least 53 residents, authorities said. More than 170,000 people are sheltering...

Australia: Forest fires death toll rises to 12

The Australian authorities confirmed, Wednesday morning, the death of a third person in the devastating forest fires that struck the southeastern coast this week, and a fourth loss, possibly as well as the navy forces rushed to provide supplies...

Saudi Consulate in Hong Kong warns of SARS virus spread

Saudi Arabian Consulate in Hong Kong has warned its citizens that the Chinese authorities have announced 27 cases of severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) in Wuhan, central China, and according to Saudi foreign ministry, the embassy has warned of...

Australia bushfires: Firefighter killed and two injured in New South Wales

Australia bushfires: A volunteer Australian firefighter died on Monday, while two others were burned after their truck overturned due to strong winds in the midst of wild forest fires in the country. The fire department said in a tweet on...

Maria Zakharova: Russian hardcore diplomat and a skillful dancer

The official spokesperson for the Russian Foreign Ministry, Maria Zakharova, attended a work ceremony, which included entertainment vocals, during which compositions played by a music band that revived the ceremony, she appeared in a video clip, dances gracefully despite...

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The US Senate approved early Wednesday morning the rules for the trial of President Donald Trump, and this included...

North Korea shuts the borders for tourists to prevent Corona virus

North Korea has taken measures to tackle the pneumonia caused by the Corona virus, which broke out in Wuhan, central China. The North Korean newspaper...

Corona virus deaths rose to nine: CNHC restricts Wuhan residents from leaving the city

The China National Health Commission today called on Wuhan residents restricted to the city and reduce public meetings to prevent corona virus outbreaks. The government...

Corona Virus: Canada enhances infection control measures

Canadian hospitals and airports are putting in place enhanced infection-control measures as they prepare for the possible arrival of Corona virus that China confirmed...

Facebook plans 1000 new jobs

In view of the increase in hate and false messages, the online service Facebook has announced that it will create 1,000 new jobs in...