Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Italy’s Matteo Renzi officially resigns after crushing referendum defeat

Sunday, Italians voted decisively against changes to the constitution put forward by Renzi, a vote that became a poll on the prime minister's leadership. Renzi...

Pakistan plane crash : All 47 on board killed

All 47 people on board the Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) flight that crashed near Abbottabad were killed, the airline said. A pilot made a mayday...

President Obama marks 75th anniversary of Pearl Harbor attack

"Over 2,400 American patriots lost their lives in the attack on Pearl Harbor -- military and civilian, men, women and children," Obama said in...

India’s central bank says cash crisis is hurting the economy

The acknowledged Wednesday that the country's ongoing cash shortage is hurting the economy. The central bank slashed its growth forecast for the current financial year...
Oakland fire

Oakland fire kills at least 9 at warehouse party, fire chief says

There was a makeshift, rickety stairway made from pallets and other materials -- and windows, with a leap to the ground. At least nine people...

China mine explosion: 32 reportedly killed

Of the 181 people working in the mine at the time of the blast, 149 managed to get above ground and survive, the news...
Fidel Castro

Fidel Castro memorial expected to draw thousands

He lives nearby and plans to return Saturday night for a memorial service for Fidel Castro, the former Cuban leader who died November 25. "He...
Mobile Data

Nigerians win fight against mobile data price hike

Nigerians expressed their outrage in response to a directive by the Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC) to enforce a new Mobile Data tariff regime from...
Children

New technology could help 230 million ‘ghost’ children

iCivil Africa, a company based in Burkina Faso, has developed a birth certificate system which involves a smartphone, a bracelet and encoded text messages...
Missing Girls

Study finds millions of China’s ‘missing girls’ actually exist

A controversial one-child policy that resulted in as many as 60 million "missing girls" in China, the most populous country on Earth.But in a...

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Disney’s immersive Star Wars hotel and Galaxy’s Edge land project

Walt Disney World plans to open an insanely ambitious immersive Star Wars hotel that sounds like something out of Westworld. Every guest will experience...
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Quincy Jones, Ibrahim Maalouf, George Benson at Montreux Jazz Festival

Ibrahim Maalouf brought his bold, brassy sound to the Montreux Jazz Festival on Thursday, moving from trumpet to piano solos as he blended jazz with...
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Over 3300 killed in Congo’s Kasai region – Catholic church report

Congolese security forces and a militia fighting them have killed at least 3,383 people in the central Kasai region since October, the Catholic church...