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 2019-02-21 00:08 

Ecns.cn

Former military chief of staff sentenced to life imprisonment...

A military court on Wednesday convicted Fang Fenghui, former chief of staff of China's Central Military Commission Joint Staff Department, on three accounts of crime and sentenced him to life imprisonment according to law....

 2019-02-21 00:08 

Jakarta Post

Ariana Grande first act since Beatles to claim US top three...

Pop princess Ariana Grande is the first act in more than 50 years to claim simultaneously the top three spots on the US singles chart, industry tracker Billboard said Monday....

 2019-02-21 00:08 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Nothing to do with us: Bangladesh on UK teenager in Syria...

A teenager stripped of her British citizenship in Syria is nothing to do with Bangladesh and the matter is for the British to resolve, Bangladesh's interior minister said Wednesday....

 2019-02-21 00:04 

Ecns.cn

Former Chinese military chief of staff given life sentence for bribery...

China's military court on Wednesday sentenced Fang Fenghui, former member of China's Central Military Commission (CMC) and former chief of staff of the CMC Joint Staff Department, to life imprisonment for bribery and crime of receiving a large inc...

 2019-02-21 00:01 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Jordan's PM appeals for more aid as most Syrian refugees set to stay...

Jordan's Prime Minister Omar al-Razzaz appealed Wednesday to major donors to continue multi-billion dollar funding for Syrian refugees in the kingdom, saying most of those who had fled the eight-year conflict had no intention of returning any time soo...

 2019-02-21 00:00 

Saudi Press Agency

Wall Street Closing...
 2019-02-20 23:59 

Gulf Times

Lockheed unveils F-21 jet configured for India...

Lockheed Martin yesterday offered India a new combat jet to be made locally, the F-21, in an attempt to win a large military order worth more than $15bn....

 2019-02-20 23:58 

China Daily

JD to lay off 10 percent of senior executives...

JD said in a statement on Wednesday that it is actively promoting the organizational transformation and empowerment of staff at all levels, with an aim to better allocate resources, ensure diversified development and achieve quality growth of its business...

 2019-02-20 23:57 

Gulf Times

Taj cultural festival fails to draw foreign tourists...

Has the annual Taj Mahotsava festival helped promote tourism in Agra? Tourism industry leaders and hoteliers say the 10-day cultural extravaganza has been reduced to a local fair....

 2019-02-20 23:57 

Gulf Times

Russia warns Guaido against 'inviting foreign intervention'...

Moscow yesterday warned Venezuela's self-declared interim president Juan Guaido Guaido against "inviting foreign intervention" by using aid shipments as "cover," and called for dialogue between the government and opposition....

 2019-02-20 23:55 

Gulf Times

SC orders Anil Ambani to pay debt or go to jail...

The Supreme Court told billionaire tycoon Anil Ambani yesterday he must pay his debts to Sweden's Ericsson or go to jail, the latest twist in a saga that forced his telecom company to file for bankruptcy....

 2019-02-20 23:50 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

By trying to consolidate foothold in CEE, Washington eyes many benefits...

Tehran, Feb 20, IRNA/Global Times - After the aggressive speech by US Assistant Secretary Aaron Wess Mitchell in late October advocating the US to win influence in Central and Eastern Europe, Secretary of State Michael Pompeo recently visited Hungary, Pol...

 2019-02-20 23:46 

China Post

The Latest: More women perform at slick UK music awards show...

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the Brit Awards ceremony (all times local): 10:30 p.m. The U.K. music industry's Brit Awards have been handed out during a slick, surprise-free ceremony that set out to celebrate female talent after past allegations o...

 2019-02-20 23:46 

China Post

Ready to fight: Cory Booker shows his tough side to voters...

PORTSMOUTH, N.H. (AP) — Nearing the end of a lively town hall with hundreds of voters packed into an art gallery, Cory Booker surveyed the crowd and reassured them that his sunny, unity-first presidential campaign is also tough. "People who thin...

 2019-02-20 23:46 

Business Insider India

Mark Zuckerberg said he doesn't want 'a camera in everyone's living room,' but seemed to forget that Facebook sells a camera that goes in living rooms...

Mark Zuckerberg/FacebookFacebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg speaking with Harvard Law professor Jonathan Zittrain.Mark Zuckerberg recently spoke with Harvard Law...

 2019-02-20 23:46 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Russia warns Venezuela's Guaido against 'inviting foreign intervention'...

Moscow Wednesday warned Venezuela's self-declared interim president Juan Guaido against "inviting foreign intervention" by using aid shipments as "cover," and called for dialogue between the government and opposition....

 2019-02-20 23:45 

China Post

Kentucky GOP trying again with teacher pension bill...

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Republicans in Kentucky are trying again to change the state's troubled public pension plan for teachers, tapping two public school employees to put forward a bill they hope will avoid a repeat of last year's massive pr...

 2019-02-20 23:45 

Nikkei Asian Review

Japan greenlights delivery robots for public road tests...

TOKYO -- Japan will let delivery robots be tested on public streets starting in fiscal 2019, Nikkei has learned.The government will compile safet...

 2019-02-20 23:45 

Nikkei Asian Review

Japan approves 2 gene treatments in bid to catch up...

TOKYO -- Japan is nearing approval for a pair of highly anticipated gene therapies, but a debate over health care costs seems sure to follow amid...

 2019-02-20 23:45 

Business Insider India

Deutsche Bank lost $1.6 billion on a trade gone bad involving Warren Buffett...

Sean Gallup/Getty ImagesDeutsche Bank lost $1.6 billion on an investment in a portfolio of municipal bonds and related derivatives, according to the Wall Street...

 2019-02-20 23:45 

China Post

McCutchen ready to boost Phillies in all sorts of ways...

CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) — Andrew McCutchen is ready to boost the Philadelphia Phillies with his bat, glove and brain. Signed to a million, three-year contract, McCutchen said he enjoys his role as the veteran in the outfield and likes what he's se...

 2019-02-20 23:45 

Nikkei Asian Review

Vietnam can be template for a US deal with North Korea...

The dates, Feb. 27-28, and the venue, Hanoi, for a second summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un have been con...

 2019-02-20 23:45 

Xinhuanet

Xi meets Chang'e-4 mission representatives...
 2019-02-20 23:45 

Xinhuanet

Snow hits Washington D.C....

Visitors view snowy scenery at Palace Museum in BeijingIn pics: new-born seal cub at Harbin PolarlandFarmers busy working in early spring across ChinaAerial view of snow-covered terraced fields in north China's HebeiGiant pandas at Beijing Zoo play in...

 2019-02-20 23:45 

Xinhuanet

China's railways expected to face post-holiday travel peak over next few days...

Passengers queue to enter the Wuxi Station in Wuxi, east China's Jiangsu Province, Feb. 20, 2019. China's railways are expected to face the post-holiday travel peak over the next few days when millions of travelers return to their workplaces or sc...

 2019-02-20 23:45 

The Peninsula Qatar

History is not boring! Msheireb Museums pranks visitors...

You think history is boring? Msheireb Museums doesn't think so. In an effort to make history alive they recently played a prank on their visitors giving them a pleasant surprise....

 2019-02-20 23:44 

China Daily

Xiaomi aims to upgrade its smartphone offerings...

Xiaomi Corp is intensifying its efforts in the premium segment, as it works hard to introduce high-end components and engineering techniques to its latest smartphone models in order to rival players such as Huawei Technologies Co Ltd....

 2019-02-20 23:43 

Daily Times

It's an attempt to dislodge PPP govt in Sindh: Bilawal...

It's an attempt to dislodge PPP govt in Sindh: Bilawal Pakistan People's Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has termed the arrest of Sindh Assembly Speaker Agha Siraj Durrani an unacceptable and undemocratic attempt to dislodge the provin...

 2019-02-20 23:42 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Iran-Turkmenistan trade exchanges stand at $400mn...

Bojnourd, Feb 20, IRNA Iran's Ambassador to Turkmenistan Mohammad Ahmadi said on Wednesday that the volume of trade exchanges between the two countries have hit $400 million this year and it requires more planning to enhance the figure to a desirable ...

 2019-02-20 23:38 

Jakarta Post

Government to install more tools to gauge earthquakes in Kalimantan...

The Indonesian part of Borneo currently has 12 seismographs installed along its eastern coast from South to North Kalimantan provinces. Five additional ones will be donated by the German and Japanese governments....

 2019-02-20 23:37 

Ecns.cn

Former CITIC Group executive director under investigation...

Zhao Jingwen, a former executive director of China's CITIC Group, is being investigated for suspected violations of Party disciplinary rules and laws, according to the top anti-graft agency on Wednesday....

 2019-02-20 23:37 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

UK PM May to meet with EU leaders during summit in Egypt: spokesperson...

British Prime Minister Theresa May will hold bilateral meetings with European Union leaders at an EU-League of Arab States summit in Egypt at the weekend, a senior U.K. government official said Wednesday....

 2019-02-20 23:37 

Business Insider India

Three untapped opportunities wearables present to health insurers, providers, and employers...

After a shaky start, wearables like smartwatches and fitness trackers have gained traction in healthcare, with US consumer use jumping from 9% in 2014 to...

 2019-02-20 23:36 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

50 step rise in Iran global index of Open Data...

Tehran, Feb 20, IRNA - The head of the Information Technology Institute of Sharif University of Technology said that Iran's position in global indicators in relation to Open Data provided by governments to society and people has been promoted to 50th ...

 2019-02-20 23:34 

ANI News

6-year-old boy trapped in 200-feet-deep borewell in Pune...

Pune (Maharashtra) [India], Feb 20 (ANI): A six-year-old boy is trapped in a 200-feet-deep borewell at Thorandale village in Pune on Wednesday....

 2019-02-20 23:33 

Business Insider India

PepsiCo is laying off corporate employees as the company commits to millions of dollars in severance pay, restructuring, and 'relentlessly automating'...

Hollis Johnson/Business InsiderPepsiCo is kicking off a round of layoffs.PepsiCo has kicked off a round of layoffs impacting employees in multiple offices,...

 2019-02-20 23:33 

People's Daily

Chinese president meets Iran's parliament speaker...

Chinese President Xi Jinping (R) meets with visiting Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani at...

 2019-02-20 23:33 

People's Daily

Chinese president receives credentials of 9 ambassadors, meets new SCO secretary general...

BEIJING, Feb. 20 (Xinhua) -- Chinese President Xi Jinping received the credentials presented by ne...

 2019-02-20 23:33 

People's Daily

Xi sends congratulatory letter to China-ASEAN media exchange year...

BEIJING, Feb. 20 (Xinhua) -- Chinese President Xi Jinping has sent a congratulatory letter to the...

 2019-02-20 23:33 

People's Daily

New radar system installed at Chinese research base in Antarctica...

Huang Wentao, head of a fluorescence Doppler lidar system installation project and a member of...

 2019-02-20 23:33 

People's Daily

Xi meets Chang'e-4 mission representatives...

Chinese President Xi Jinping, also general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Co...

 2019-02-20 23:33 

People's Daily

No Brexit breakthrough, Juncker and May to talk again this month...

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker (R) meets with British Prime Minister Theresa...

 2019-02-20 23:33 

People's Daily

China braces for "tough tasks" in rural development...

Aerial photo shows Liang Zhefeng (1st L), the owner of a guest house, serves tea for customer...

 2019-02-20 23:31 

BloombergQuint

StanChart to Take $900 Million Charge Over U.S., U.K. Probes...

StanChart to Take $900 Million Charge Over U.S., U.K. Probes...

 2019-02-20 23:31 

Business Insider India

Federal prosecutors say US Coast Guard lieutenant plotted 'massive domestic terror attack' targeting civilians, politicians, and journalists...

Business InsiderA US Coast Guard lieutenant, Christopher Paul Hasson, was arrested on Wednesday after authorities found a cache of weapons in his Silver Springs,...

 2019-02-20 23:31 

Bangkok Post

Daily wages tipped for boost...

Provincial sub-committees given the task of adjusting minimum daily wage rates have proposed annual raises of between two to 10 baht this year, said permanent secretary for the Labour Ministry Jarin Jakkaphark Wednesday....

 2019-02-20 23:30 

Daily Times

India demands Kulbhushan's retrial in Pakistani civil court...

India demands Kulbhushan's retrial in Pakistani civil court The Indian legal team sought annulment of self-confessed Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav's death sentence or a retrial in a Pakistan civilian court with full consular access on Wednesday. In...

 2019-02-20 23:30 

Oneindia

Why it is not fair to compare GSLV-Mk-3 and Ariane-5?...

ISRO's GSLV MK-3 and Arianespace' Ariane-5 are both good launch vehicles in their own right. While India GSLV Mk-3 is a medium-lift launch vehicle, Ariane-5 is a heavy lift launch vehicle which has been operating for many years now....

 2019-02-20 23:29 

Times of Israel

US Coast Guard officer arrested for white supremacist mass murder plot...

Christopher Paul Hasson compiled hit list of prominent Democrats and media figures and mulled a biological attack; police seize powerful arsenal of weaponsChristopher Paul Hasson compiled hit list of prominent Democrats and media figures and mulled a biol...

 2019-02-20 23:29 

Business Insider India

The internet is obsessed with a FedEx employee who cruised through Manhattan on a delivery cart - but FedEx says the speed-meister broke company standards...

Mark Lennihan/APA FedEx employee who scootered through Manhattan was the star of a viral video today....

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