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 2017-07-27 21:00 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

Egypt Announces Terror-Fighting Council... +

TEHRAN (Tasnim) Egypt's president has announced the formation of a new body to confront terrorism and extremism that includes the country's top officials....

 2017-07-27 20:56 

Ecns.cn

China's Beijing Enterprise Water issues Islamic bond in Malaysia ... +

China's Beijing Enterprises Water Group (BEWG) announced Thursday the issuance of 400-million-ringgit (93.5 million U.S. dollars) Islamic bond in Malaysia....

 2017-07-27 20:55 

Kuwait News Agency

Arab FMs reject Israeli measures at Aqsa Mosque... +
 2017-07-27 20:53 

AFP

IMF urges US to 'protect' gains won under Obamacare... +

The International Monetary Fund on Thursday waded into the US health care debate, urging the Trump administration to "protect" gains achieved under President Barack Obama.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 150 countriesIf you have n...

 2017-07-27 20:51 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Arrangemens made to hold honorable Hajj: Iranian culture min.... +

Tehran, July 27, IRNA - All preparations needed for holding honorable Hajj have been planned, Iran's Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance Reza Salehi Amiri said on Thursday....

 2017-07-27 20:50 

Reuters

[ Business ]

Fiat Chrysler expected to win U.S. approval to sell '17 diesels: sources... +

U.S. and California regulators are expected to approve Fiat Chrysler Automobiles long-delayed request to sell 2017 diesel vehicles a move that may help the Italian-American automaker win approval for a software fix on older diesel models....

 2017-07-27 20:50 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

EU Launches New Aid Scheme for Greece to Help Refugees with Rent, Cash... +

TEHRAN (Tasnim) The European Commission offered 209 million euros ($245 million) in new emergency aid for Greece on Thursday to help refugees stranded in the country rent homes and pay for basics with a cash card....

 2017-07-27 20:48 

Ecns.cn

Chinese-developed phone screens gain bigger market share ... +

The market share of Chinese-developed phone screens saw a notable rise in the first half of 2017, thanks to technical breakthroughs by the country's manufacturers....

 2017-07-27 20:48 

AFP

Family of 'Swedish Schindler' sues Russia's security service... +

The family of Swedish diplomat Raoul Wallenberg, who saved thousands of Hungarian Jews during World War II before disappearing under Soviet rule, are suing Russia's security service for access to its files, their lawyer said Thursday.The global networ...

 2017-07-27 20:47 

UPI

Putin accuses U.S. lawmakers of 'insolence' over sanctions... +

President Vladimir Putin on Thursday said Russia would retaliate if tightened sanctions against the country are signed into law in the United States....

 2017-07-27 20:47 

AFP

Berlin pressures automakers as scandals pile up... +

German political leaders took the country's auto industry to task Thursday, demanding more action to reduce harmful diesel emissions even as new cartel allegations surfaced ahead of September elections. The global network of Agence France Presse cove...

 2017-07-27 20:46 

AFP

No changes yet to US military transgender policy: Joint Chiefs... +

The US military's top officer directed military heads on Thursday not to implement any changes to current policy on transgender personnel, a day after President Donald Trump tweeted they would be banned from serving.The global network of Agence France...

 2017-07-27 20:45 

AP

The Latest: More clashes after nightfall at Jerusalem site... +

JERUSALEM AP — The Latest on developments on a contested shrine in Israel all times local : 10:35 p.m. Violent clashes have erupted anew between Israeli security forces and Palestinians outside the Lion's Gate in Jerusalem's Old City, near a flashpo...

 2017-07-27 20:44 

UPI

San Francsico 49ers rookie Reuben Foster cleared for camp... +

San Francisco 49ers first-round pick Reuben Foster is ready to take the field in training camp after being medically cleared, coach Kyle Shanahan said Thursday....

 2017-07-27 20:44 

Ynetnews

US calls Iran space launch provocative... +

Iran's launch on Thursday of a rocket it says can deliver a satellite into space was a provocative action that violates a UN Security Council resolution as well as the spirit of the Iran nuclear deal, the US State Department said. "We consider tha...

 2017-07-27 20:42 

Ynetnews

Qatar says UN should play a role in resolving Gulf crisis... +

Qatar's foreign minister is calling on the United Nations to help resolve the crisis in the Persian Gulf and accusing the four Arab countries that have isolated his energy-rich nation of violating international law. Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al ...

 2017-07-27 20:42 

Ecns.cn

China ramps up efforts to seek trade balance with the U.S.: MOFCOM ... +

China will continue to actively increase imports from the U.S. and has deliberately not sought trade surplus with the country, a Chinese official noted Thursday after the U.S. recently said that increasing Chinese imports caused the country's large defici...

 2017-07-27 20:41 

Press Trust of India

Man, offloaded from flight, gets robbed by taxi driver... +

Mumbai, Jul 27 (PTI) A 40-year-old man from Gujaratwas robbed by a taxi driver and his accomplice here after hewas offloaded from a flight, police said today.R Parmar (40) was offloaded from a Mumbai-Ahmedabadflight on July 20 because he was too drunk, po...

 2017-07-27 20:39 

UPI

Study: Hearing loss rates hold steady for U.S. teens... +

A new study on the noise blasted in U.S. teenagers' ears found more kids are listening via earphones than ever before, hearing loss rates have not increased....

 2017-07-27 20:39 

Press Trust of India

Kashmiri youth detained for anti-national Facebook posts... +

Kolkata, Jul 27 (PTI) A Kashmiri youth staying in thecity has been detained for allegedly posting anti-nationalremarks on his Facebook wall, the police today said.Arshad in his early 30s, has been staying at a guesthouse in south Kolkata's Anwar Shah ...

 2017-07-27 20:37 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Speaker calls for convergence in face of US sanctions... +

Tehran, July 27, IRNA Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani on Thursday urged all political parties and politicians to promote convergence and unity in the face of the US embargos....

 2017-07-27 20:35 

AFP

Berlin orders recall of 22,000 Porsches over emissions cheating... +

Germany on Thursday ordered luxury car brand Porsche to recall 22,000 vehicles across Europe over emissions test cheating amid a widening election-year scandal.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 150 countriesIf you have news to share or a q...

 2017-07-27 20:34 

Reuters

[ US ]

Breeding organization official indicted in N.Y. for cockfighting... +

The president of a game bird breeding organization was charged in New York federal court on Thursday with raising roosters for cockfighting....

 2017-07-27 20:34 

Reuters

[ Business ]

Iranian hackers used female bait to lure targets- researchers... +

Hackers believed to be working for the Iranian government have impersonated a young female photographer on social media for more than a year, luring men working in industries strategically important to Tehran's regional adversaries, according to......

 2017-07-27 20:34 

Reuters

[ Business ]

Booming stocks and credit, falling U.S. dollar seen giving Fed cover to hike... +

Despite analysts' chatter that sluggish inflation may prevent the Federal Reserve from raising interest rates further soon, the rosy scene in financial markets might allow U.S. policy-makers to squeeze in another rate hike this year after all....

 2017-07-27 20:34 

Reuters

[ Business ]

Intel second quarter revenue rises 9.1 percent... +

Intel Corp, the world's largest chipmaker, reported a 9.1 percent rise in quarterly revenue, helped by strength in its data center and personal computer businesses....

 2017-07-27 20:34 

AFP

Evacuees return home after France fires tamed... +

Huge fires that forced mass evacuations in southern France were under control Thursday, allowing holidaymakers and residents in the worst-hit area to return to their accommodation and homes.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 150 countriesIf...

 2017-07-27 20:30 

Ecns.cn

Foxconn to build LCD factory in U.S., investing $10 bln ... +

U.S. President Donald Trump Wednesday hailed manufacturing giant Foxconn for a 10 billion dollar investment plan in the state of Wisconsin, potentially creating thousands of jobs....

 2017-07-27 20:30 

Kuwait News Agency

Shooting from Iranian side kills Turkish citizen... +
 2017-07-27 20:30 

Kuwait News Agency

UNSC welcomes efforts for inclusive political dialogue among Libyans... +
 2017-07-27 20:30 

UPI

New genetic markers discovered that shorten lifespan... +

Researchers at the Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics have identified 16 new genetic markers that can negatively impact a person's lifespan....

 2017-07-27 20:30 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

Iran's Giti Pasand Advances to AFC Futsal Club Championship Semis... +

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Giti Pasand booked a place in the last four of the AFC Futsal Club Championship Vietnam 2017....

 2017-07-27 20:30 

Press Trust of India

Govt launches mobile apps for info on quakes, ocean... +

New Delhi, Jul 27 (PTI) Earth Sciences Minister HarshVardhan today launched a mobile application 'India Quake'that will have information on earthquakes like its epicentre,intensity and timing.Currently, the information after earthquake strike isdi...

 2017-07-27 20:30 

Press Trust of India

Pilgrim crushed by truck in UP... +

Lucknow, Jul 27 (PTI) A pilgrim was killed this morningafter a truck ran over him when he was sleeping near a petrolpump in Uttar Pradesh's Ambedkarnagar district, police said.Following the accident, a group of people set four truckson fire. The situa...

 2017-07-27 20:29 

Ecns.cn

Flood leaves 6 dead, 3 missing in northwest China ... +

A rain-triggered flood has left six dead and three missing in northwest China's Shaanxi Province, local authorities said Thursday....

 2017-07-27 20:29 

AP

UK police: Corporate manslaughter possible in tower fire... +

LONDON AP — British police said Thursday they have "reasonable grounds" to suspect that local authorities may have committed corporate manslaughter in a deadly high-rise fire in London. The Metropolitan Police force said it has officially informed t...

 2017-07-27 20:27 

Ecns.cn

Didi-Uber merger under probe over anti-trust concerns: ministry ... +

(ECNS) -- China's Ministry of Commerce is investigating the acquisition of Uber China by onetime rival ride-hailing firm Didi Chuxing due to anti-monopoly concerns, a spokesman said at a news briefing on Thursday....

 2017-07-27 20:26 

UPI

[ Science ]

Tardigrade's DNA reveals water bears' secrets... +

New DNA analysis has unlocked several secrets of the water bear, known to scientists as tardigrades....

 2017-07-27 20:26 

AFP

Philander strikes as Cook defies South Africa... +

Vernon Philander again proved a thorn in England's side as Alastair Cook held firm against South Africa on Thursday's first day of the third Test at The Oval.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 150 countriesIf you have news to share ...

 2017-07-27 20:25 

UPI

Boeing, U.S. military finish EMP testing on KC-46 tanker... +

A joint team from Boeing, the Air Force, and the Naval Air Systems command have completed tests for the KC-46 tanker's resistance to electromagnetic radiation....

 2017-07-27 20:25 

Press Trust of India

2 gun traffickers arrested after shootout... +

New Delhi, Jul 27 (PTI) Two suspected interstate guntraffickers were arrested here with 34 automatic pistols,following a brief shootout, the police said today.The two accused, Mohd Manouar (26) and Mohd Shahid Alam(21), were arrested on July 25 from near ...

 2017-07-27 20:19 

Reuters

[ Business ]

Gundlach's DoubleLine purchased five-month put options on S&P 500... +

Jeffrey Gundlach's DoubleLine Capital purchased some five-month put options on the Standard & Poor's 500 Index a couple days ago as the CBOE Volatility Index .VIX fell to its lowest since December 1993....

 2017-07-27 20:18 

Ecns.cn

Woman caught with 203 blood samples set for gender tests ... +

(ECNS) -- Customs officials in Shenzhen, South China's Guangdong Province, have seized 262 blood samples of pregnant women from the mainland in four shipments destined for neighboring Hong Kong for gender tests....

 2017-07-27 20:17 

Sputnik International

UN Rights Expert Accuses Israel of Human Rights Violations... +

The UN special rapporteur on situation of human rights in the Palestinian Territory has accused Israel of human rights violations amid the ongoing crisis around the Temple Mount in Jerusalem....

 2017-07-27 20:15 

Reuters

[ World ]

Pakistan abducts own citizens, muzzles rights watchdog - U.N.... +

Pakistan must address a catalog of human rights failings including state-sponsored abductions and a death penalty that amounts to torture, but its national watchdog is muzzled, the U.N. Human Rights Committee said on Thursday....

 2017-07-27 20:15 

Ecns.cn

China's luxury CPI up 82% in 10 years, says HuRun report ... +

Luxury Consumer Price Index (LCPI) in China saw an accumulated rise of 81.7 percent over the past 10 years, more than doubling the growth rate of nationwide Consumer Price Index (CPI), according to a HuRun report released on Wednesday....

 2017-07-27 20:15 

Sputnik International

Jumbo Jet-Sized Asteroid Hurtles Perilously Close to Earth, Spotted Days Later... +

An asteroid nearly as large as the Statue of Liberty made a close pass by Earth, coming within 77,000 miles of hitting our little blue planet - and astronomers had no idea it existed until Thursday, three days after it made its flyby....

 2017-07-27 20:14 

AP

Fox News spends bucks to poke fun at The New York Times... +

NEW YORK AP — Fox News Channel gave The New York Times more than $100,000 to poke fun at the newspaper. Fox ran a full-page advertisement in the Times on Thursday, blurbing a recent review in the newspaper that called the "Fox & Friends" morning sho...

 2017-07-27 20:13 

UPI

Mood, anxiety disorders not linked to very preterm birth... +

Researchers at the University of Tennessee found very preterm or very low-weight babies were not at a higher risk of developing mood, anxiety disorders....

 2017-07-27 20:13 

Reuters Canada

Intel second quarter revenue rises 9.1 percent... +

Intel Corp, the world's largest chipmaker, reported a 9.1 percent rise in quarterly revenue, helped by strength in its data center and personal computer businesses....

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