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 2020-01-18 11:35 

FARS News Agency

Pentagon Insists US Troops Are 'FORCE FOR GOOD' in Iraq After Its Parliament Votes to Expel Them...

TEHRAN (FNA)- The US Defense Department claimed that its military presence makes Iraq more secure and "prosperous", despite calls by Iraqi lawmakers for the removal of all foreign troops from the country and growing tensions with Iran....

 2020-01-18 11:34 

Sputnik International

Another Bollywood Film Faces Heat of The Moment, Gets Leaked Online...

New Delhi (Sputnik): "Jai Mummy Di", a romantic comedy directed by Navjot Gulati, stars Bollywood actors Sunny Singh and Sonnalli Seygall in the leading roles along with veterans like Supriya Pathak and Poonam Dhillon. The film hit cinema screens ...

 2020-01-18 11:34 

FARS News Agency

Iranian Wrestler Wins Gold in Italy's Freestyle Tournament...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran's freestyle wrestler in the 97-kilogram category, Mohammad Hossein Mohammadian, gained commanding victories against all his rivals to win the gold medal of the Matteo Pellicone in Italy....

 2020-01-18 11:34 

FARS News Agency

UN: Record 45 Million Need Urgent Food Aid in Southern Africa...

TEHRAN (FNA)- A record 45 million people in Southern Africa, mostly women and children, face severe food insecurity caused by drought, flooding, and economic disarray, the UN's World Food Programme (WFP) said on Thursday....

 2020-01-18 11:34 

FARS News Agency

Iran Calls for Dismissal of AFC's Untrue Claims...

TEHRAN (FNA)- A spokesman of the Islamic Republic of Iran Football Federation noted that the country is fully ready to host international teams....

 2020-01-18 11:34 

FARS News Agency

Russia: F-35s on Iran's Borders at Time of Ukranian Plane Crash...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov stated there is unverified information that at least six American F-35 jets were "in the Iranian border area" at the time when Tehran accidentally downed Ukraine International Airlines flight PS...

 2020-01-18 11:34 

FARS News Agency

Poll: Most Canadian Taxpayers Don't Want to Pay for Prince Harry, Meghan Markle's Security Costs...

TEHRAN (FNA)- A new poll showed 73 percent of Canadian citizens don't want their government to pay for any security costs during the royal couple's stay in Canada....

 2020-01-18 11:34 

FARS News Agency

Iran Ready to Put New Satellite in Orbit...

TEHRAN (FNA)- The Iranian Space Agency (ISA) declared on Saturday that it will soon send a state-of-the-art version of its satellites on discovery missions, adding that the new spacecraft is equipped with many new features....

 2020-01-18 11:33 

IANS

Ind vs Aus: Rohit & Dhawan recovering well, final call on Sunday...

New Delhi, Jan 18: Team India will take a call on injured openers Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan before the final ODI in Bengaluru on Sunday itself. While Dhawan didn't come out to field due to a blow on his rib cage while batting, Rohit walked off i...

 2020-01-18 11:33 

AFP

'Passion, love' - Nadal's tips after defying injury to reach third decade on top...

Rafael Nadal said passion and positivity had helped him reach an unprecedented third decade ranked world number one, after defying the ravages of injury and the critics who said his all-action game was too tough on his body....

 2020-01-18 11:31 

Reuters

[ UK ]

Car bomb hits Turkish contractors, police near Somalia capital, six wounded - police...

A car bomb targeting a group of Turkish contractors exploded on Saturday in Afgo......

 2020-01-18 11:30 

Reuters

Car bomb hits Turkish contractors, police near Somalia capital, six wounded: police...

A car bomb targeting a group of Turkish contractors exploded on Saturday in Afgoye, northwest of the Somali capital Mogadishu, wounding at least six people, police said.'...

 2020-01-18 11:30 

Bahrain News Agency

[ Local News ]

Derasat launches videogame survey among children, teenagers...
 2020-01-18 11:30 

IPN

PAS fields Olesea Stamate as a candidate for Hnceti constituency...

The Action and Solidarity Party (PAS) decided to field ex-minister of justice Olesea Stamate as a candidate for MP in single-member constituency No. 38 Hnceti, where new parliamentary elections will be held on March 15. The decision was taken in the Janua...

 2020-01-18 11:29 

Reuters

Javid aims to double UK growth after Brexit: FT...

Finance minister Sajid Javid is aiming to roughly double Britain's underlying rate of economic growth after it leaves the European Union, but will not champion big manufacturing sectors that want to stick to EU rules.'...

 2020-01-18 11:29 

Reuters

[ UK ]

Javid aims to double UK growth after Brexit: FT...

Finance minister Sajid Javid is aiming to roughly double Britain's underlyi......

 2020-01-18 11:28 

Reuters

UPDATE 3-Car bomb hits Turkish contractors, police near Somalia capital, six wounded - police...
 2020-01-18 11:28 

Reuters

[ UK ]

UPDATE 3-Car bomb hits Turkish contractors, police near Somalia capital, six wounded - police...

A car bomb targeting a group of Turkish contractors exploded on Saturday in Afgo......

 2020-01-18 11:28 

Reuters

U.N. Libya mission 'deeply concerned' over disruption in oil production, urges restraint...

The United Nations mission in Libya said on Saturday it was deeply concerned over efforts to disrupt oil production in the country and urged all sides to exercise restraint.'...

 2020-01-18 11:28 

Reuters

Erdogan calls on Europe to support Turkey's moves in Libya: Politico...

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan has called on Europe to support its work in Libya, where it is providing military support to the internationally-recognized government, if it wants to end the conflict there.'...

 2020-01-18 11:28 

AFP

Osaka vows to block out negatives after 'toughest year'...

Defending Australian Open champion Naomi Osaka said Saturday that 2019 was the "toughest year of my life" after the Japanese ploughed through several coaches and suffered a major dip in form....

 2020-01-18 11:28 

AFP

China and Myanmar 'stand together' despite Rohingya backlash...

China and Myanmar inked dozens of mammoth infrastructure and trade deals after a meeting Saturday between President Xi Jinping and fallen rights icon Aung San Suu Kyi, as Beijing doubles down on its support for a government under fire for its treatment of...

 2020-01-18 11:27 

Reuters

U.N. Libya envoy hopes, but cannot predict, eastern oil ports closure ends in few days...

The United Nations envoy to Libya said on Saturday he hoped but "could not predict" whether oil ports in the east of the country that were closed on Friday would be reopened in a few days.'...

 2020-01-18 11:27 

Saudi Press Agency

Foreign Minister Receives Ambassador of Guinea-Bissau...
 2020-01-18 11:27 

Sputnik International

Rape Convict Attacks Journalists While Leaving Court After Hearing - Video...

New Delhi (Sputnik): In 2013, a five-year-old girl was kidnapped gang-raped in East Delhi's Gandhi Nagar by her neighbour and his friend. It has been reported that accused wanted to call prostitutes after drinks but had no money and so they committed ...

 2020-01-18 11:26 

IANS

Zampa most successful bowler against Kohli in limited overs...

New Delhi, Jan 18: Australia leggie Adam Zampa has become the most successful bowler against Virat Kohli in the limited overs format as he has now dismissed the Indian run-machine seven times....

 2020-01-18 11:25 

MehrNews.com

Situation in Middle East was a direct result of US' arrogance: FM Zarif...

TEHRAN, Jan. 18 (MNA) Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said that the situation in the Middle East was quite dangerous after the assassination of top Iranian general Qasem Soleimani and the subsequent downing of a Ukrainian aircraft by Iranian...

 2020-01-18 11:25 

Ukrinform News

IMF expects Ukraine to fulfil preliminary requirements for new program...

To launch a new IMF Extended Fund Facility program worth $5.5 billion, Ukraine has to fulfil preliminary requirements. — Ukrinform....

 2020-01-18 11:23 

Reuters

Blistering Kuchar jumps into Singapore lead after birdie binge...

Matt Kuchar will take a three-shot lead into the final round of the Singapore Open following his blistering nine-under-par 62 at the Sentosa Golf Club on Saturday.'...

 2020-01-18 11:22 

Reuters

[ US ]

Trump: Second Amendment under 'serious attack' in Virginia...

President Donald Trump said on Friday that the U.S. Constitution was being attacked in the state of Virginia, where lawmakers have been moving to enact tougher gun laws and arms enthusiasts are planning a rally next week....

 2020-01-18 11:21 

Sputnik International

IMF Chief Warns Global Economy May Well Slide Into Another Great Depression...

The international financial watchdog earlier estimated the recent trade rows had already cost the world economy about $700 billion or an 0.8 percent slump in global GDP, outlining the data in a soon-to-be-published annual report by the IMF....

 2020-01-18 11:21 

UPI

SpaceX test Sunday could be final one before firm carries people...

SpaceX plans a final test launch of its Crew Dragon capsule in Florida on Sunday to prove it can carry astronauts to safety in an emergency -- a fiery demonstration that will destroy a Falcon 9 rocket....

 2020-01-18 11:14 

IANS

Myanmar, China sign dozens of agreements...

Nay Pyi Taw, Jan 18 (IANS) Myanmar and China on Saturday signed dozens of cooperation and infrastructure agreements aimed at strengthening their bilateral ties during Chinese President Xi Jinping's historic visit to the neighbouring country....

 2020-01-18 11:14 

AFP

Raptors tie franchise points mark with rout of Wizards...

Norman Powell scored 28 points off the bench as the Toronto Raptors used a balanced offence to continue their domination over the Washington Wizards with a 140-111 rout on Friday....

 2020-01-18 11:10 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

More than 600,000 health tourists visit Iran every year...

Tehran, Jan 18, IRNA About 600,000 health tourists come to Iran every year for treatment despite having rival countries such as India, Turkey, and Thailand, the deputy director of resources development and management at Health Ministry said....

 2020-01-18 11:10 

ISNA

12th Tehran Auction held on Fri....
 2020-01-18 11:10 

Press Trust of India

Osmania University Professor held for alleged links with...

Maoists Hyderabad, Jan 18 (PTI) A professor of the OsmaniaUniversity here was arrested on Saturday for suspected linkswith the Maoists, police said. Associate Professor of Telugu department, C Kasim wasallegedly involved in a case registered under Unlawfu...

 2020-01-18 11:08 

IANS

Adani lands Defence Ministry in hot water...

New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) The Ministry of Defence landed in a controversy after Congress alleged that Adani Defence and state-owned Hindustan Shipyard Ltd (HSL) joint venture is being favoured through tweaking procurement guidelines to participate in a Rs ...

 2020-01-18 11:07 

AFP

Revenge for Humbert as he wins first ATP title in Auckland...

It was the "tournament of revenge" for rising star Ugo Humbert who won his maiden ATP title beating Benoit Paire in a three-set thriller at the Auckland Classic on Saturday....

 2020-01-18 11:07 

Central News Agency

U.S. brokerage raises target price on TSMC shares to over NT$400 - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Jan. 18 (CNA) An American brokerage has increased its target price on shares of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC) to NT$402 (US$13.42) after the company's strong 2020 guidance at an investor conference Thursday....

 2020-01-18 11:07 

IPN

Moldova's representatives compete in bobsleigh in Lausanne...

Adriana Adam was the first representative of Moldova who competed in bobsleigh at the Youth Olympic Games in Lausanne. She ranked 24th, reaching the highest speed of 118.8 km/hour, IPN reports.In the men's singles, Marius Goncear finished the 27th wit...

 2020-01-18 11:06 

Reuters

[ US ]

Ahead of tinder box Virginia gun rally, Trump says Constitution under attack...

President Donald Trump took aim at Virginia Democrats and their push to stiffen the state's gun laws, saying that the U.S. Constitution was under attack just as thousands of armed militia members began arriving in Richmond for a Monday gun rally....

 2020-01-18 11:05 

MehrNews.com

Rouhani wishes Grand Ayatollah Sistani quick recovery...

TEHRAN, Jan. 18 (MNA) Iranian President Hassan Rouhani sent a message to Grand Ayatollah Sistani wishing the Iraqi Marja quick recovery after the surgery....

 2020-01-18 11:05 

IANS

Amid NBFC crisis, SBI reminds RBI of its role as lender of last resort...

New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) Economists at the State Bank of India (SBI) have reminded the central bank that they should not forget their primary function of being the lender of last resort....

 2020-01-18 11:04 

TASS

Kiev uses new education law to continue forced Ukrainization, says Russian ministry...

Russia's Foreign Ministry urged international human rights institutions of the UN, OSCE and the Council of Europe "to provide an adequate estimation of the actions of Ukraine's authorities"...

 2020-01-18 11:04 

Bahrain News Agency

[ Local News ]

Housing Ministry holds open meeting with real estate developers, contractors...
 2020-01-18 11:02 

Sputnik International

Yellow Vests Hit Streets of Paris for 62nd Week in a Row - Video...

France, especially Paris, has been swept by yellow vest protests since mid-November 2018. While they started initially as rallies against fuel tax hikes, the protests have since grown into a full-scale movement, with participants taking to the streets eve...

 2020-01-18 11:01 

BloombergQuint

WEF Davos 2020: Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal To Lead India Delegation...

Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal will also participate in an informal WTO Ministerial gathering being held in Davos Jan. 20-24....

 2020-01-18 11:01 

IANS

Even if God asks me, I won't forgive: Nirbhaya's mom (IANS Exclusive)...

New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) Reacting to a tweet by ace lawyer Indira Jaising urging her to forgive the four men on death row for brutally raping that finally took her life, Nirbhaya's Mother Asha Devi said on Saturday: "Even if God asks me, I won'...

 2020-01-18 11:01 

Kuwait News Agency

Sheikh Abdullah Al-Salem Cultural Ctr. ... civilized beacon in Kuwait...

By Abdullah BadranKUWAIT, Jan 18 (KUNA) -- Sheikh Abdullah Al-Salem Cultural Center (ASCC) has been attracting hundreds of thousands of visitors since its establishment two years ago, solidifying the cultural movement in Kuwait and becoming one of the cou...

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