Italian toll-road operator Autostrade per l'Italia, which managed a bridge that collapsed in Genoa this week, has set aside about 500 million euros (448.52 million pounds) worth of investment for the port city to help it recover from the disaster.Source
Posted 2018/08/18 15:51:21
Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas have confirmed their engagement on social media.
Posted 2018/08/18 15:35:00
Top executives of Italian toll-road operator Autostrade per l'Italia, which managed a bridge that collapsed in the port city of Genoa this week, voiced profound sadness for the victims on Saturday and said it would set up a fund for their families.Source
Posted 2018/08/18 15:26:15
Hisham Mostafa briefly forgot the war in Syria and his financial worries as he looked upon Islam's holiest sites for the first time, standing among hundreds of thousands of white-clad Muslims gathered in Mecca ahead of the haj pilgrimage.Source
Posted 2018/08/18 13:55:11
Members of Italy's former government were jeered by the families of victims of the Genoa bridge collapse as four more bodies were found on Saturday.
Posted 2018/08/18 11:49:00
Qatar has accused Saudi Arabia of barring its citizens from this year's haj, something Riyadh denies, saying a diplomatic dispute is not stopping Qataris from making the pilgrimage to Mecca.Source
Posted 2018/08/18 08:04:27
Iran's navy has mounted a locally built advanced defensive weapons system on one of its warships for the first time, the Iranian navy chief was quoted as saying on Saturday, as tensions mount with the U.S. military in the Gulf.Source
Posted 2018/08/18 08:03:27
It is a relationship "sweeter than honey". One is an "irreplaceable all-weather friend" and together, they are "iron brothers".
Posted 2018/08/18 07:47:00
Chinese President Xi Jinping is set to visit Pyongyang next month at the invitation of North Korea leader Kim Jong Un to attend the celebrations of the 70th anniversary of North Korea's founding, Singapore's Straits Times newspaper reported.Source
Posted 2018/08/18 06:28:11
Cricket star-turned-politician Imran Khan has been sworn in as Pakistan's prime minister.
Posted 2018/08/18 05:25:00
President Donald Trump faced an unprecedented outcry from former intelligence officials on Friday after stripping the security clearance of former CIA Director John Brennan, but Trump defended his move and said he planned another one soon.Source
Posted 2018/08/18 02:09:08
Hundreds of people have been killed in flooding in India and authorities have warned that the weekend will bring more challenging conditions.
Posted 2018/08/17 10:50:00
Finance Minister Berat Albayrak assured international investors on Thursday that Turkey would emerge stronger from its currency crisis, insisting that the country's banks were healthy.Source
Posted 2018/08/16 14:28:29
Gunmen attacked an area around a security base and training centre for Afghanistan's intelligence service in the capital Kabul on Thursday, holding off security forces for hours before being killed.Source
Posted 2018/08/16 14:21:34
The United States on Wednesday ruled out removing steel tariffs that have contributed to a currency crisis in Turkey even if Ankara frees a U.S. pastor, as Qatar pledged $15 billion in investment to Turkey, supporting a rise in the Turkish lira.Source
Posted 2018/08/16 14:16:47
German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz told his Turkish counterpart Berat Albayrak in a telephone call on Thursday that Germany has an interest in an economically stable Turkey, a German finance ministry spokesman said.Source
Posted 2018/08/16 14:16:20
Hundreds of U.S. newspapers on Thursday launched a coordinated defence of press freedom and a rebuke of President Donald Trump for denouncing some media organizations as enemies of the American people.Source
Posted 2018/08/16 14:11:08
A suicide bomb attack on a group of teenagers studying for university exams in Kabul on Wednesday shocked Afghanistan but it was only the latest in a series of attacks on schools which have proved an easy target for militant groups.Source
Posted 2018/08/16 14:07:07
Army Colonel J. Cale Brown put his life on the line in two tours of duty in Afghanistan, earning a pair of Bronze Stars for his service. In between those deployments, Brown received orders to report to Fort Benning, the sprawling Georgia base that proudly describes itself as the century-old home of the U.S. infantry.Source
Posted 2018/08/16 14:05:49
Turkey's government will stand by its public banks if they need help, Finance Minister Berat Albayrak said on Thursday.Source
Posted 2018/08/16 13:58:49