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 2017-12-13 11:01 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Iran Print & Pack 2017 kicks off in Tehran...

Tehran, Dec 13, IRNA The 24th International Pack and Print Machinery Exhibition of Iran started on Wednesday at Tehran Permanent Fairground....

 2017-12-13 11:00 

Press Trust of India

Two brothers drown in pond...

Ghazipur (UP), Dec 13 (PTI) Two brothers today drowned ina pond in Dhava village here while they were catching fish,the police said.Shahid (12) and Sabir (11) died in the incident. Localshad tried to save the boys, they said.The bodies were handed over to...

 2017-12-13 10:57 

Saudi Press Agency

Boursa Kuwait ends trading in green zone...
 2017-12-13 10:55 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Iran's marine defense industry is indigenous: Commander...

Kish Island, Dec 13, IRNA - Navy Commander Rear Admiral Hossein Khanzadi said in southern Province of Hormozgan on Wednesday that Iran's marine defense industry has become indigenous and is self-sufficient in producing marine equipment and hardware....

 2017-12-13 10:52 

Press Trust of India

Winter session of UP legislature to commence tomorrow...

Lucknow, Dec 13 (PTI) The brief Winter session of the UPLegislative Assembly gets underway tomorrow with the nine-month-old Yogi Adityanath government likely to table the firstsupplementary budget for the current fiscal on December 18. According to the ...

 2017-12-13 10:52 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Int'l Maritime Industries Exhibition kicks off in southern Iran...

Kish Island, Dec 13, IRNA - The 19th International Maritime Industries Exhibition started Wednesday with the attendance of Navy Commander Rear Admiral Hossein Khanzadi in the Persian Gulf Island of Kish in southern Iran....

 2017-12-13 10:49 

UPI

European gas flows back after fatal Austrian accident...

Natural gas is flowing again to a compressor station in Austria and supplies are moving to nearby countries, a subsidiary of Austrian energy company OMV said....

 2017-12-13 10:48 

AFP

Alabama Democrat in shock Senate win over Trump-backed Republican...

Democrat Doug Jones scored a stunning upset victory Tuesday in an intense US Senate race in conservative Alabama, dealing a humiliating blow to President Donald Trump whose chosen candidate failed to overcome damaging accusations of sexual misconductThe g...

 2017-12-13 10:46 

AP

The Latest: Islamic summit calls for Palestine recognition...

ISTANBUL (AP) — The Latest on the gathering of Islamic nations seeking a united stance against the Trump administration's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital (all times local):1:40 p.m.......

 2017-12-13 10:45 

Reuters Canada

Swiss Gotthard road tunnel closed after fatal crash...

The Gotthard road tunnel under the Alps in Switzerland is closed after a truck and a passenger car collided, killing two people and damaging the key transit route, police said on Wednesday....

 2017-12-13 10:45 

ANSA

Salvini says March 3 election date OK for him (2)...

League leader Matteo Salvini said Wednesday that the possibility of holding Italy's upcoming generalelection on March 4, a possible date reported in several dailies, would be OK with him. ...

 2017-12-13 10:44 

Press Trust of India

CBI takes over probe into Chhattisgarh "sex CD" case...

New Delhi, Dec 13 (PTI) The CBI has taken overinvestigations of the two cases related to the allegedcirculation of a "fake sex CD" allegedly involving aChhattisgarh minister, agency sources said today.Chhattisgarh Public Works Department (PWD) Min...

 2017-12-13 10:43 

Reuters Canada

Behind bitcoin boom, Japanese retail investors pile in...

Japan's army of retail investors, no strangers to high risk bets in the past, have emerged as a major force in bitcoin's spectacular rally, now accounting for an estimated 30-50 percent of trading in the cryptocurrency as it spikes to record highs...

 2017-12-13 10:42 

Press Trust of India

I feel small in front of Soha: Kareena...

Mumbai, Dec 13 (PTI) Actor Kareena Kapoor Khan is allpraise for her sister-in-law Soha Ali Khan, saying she is thefamily's torchbearer and someone they all turn to for advice.Lauding Soha's knowledge, Kareena said she is alwaysnervous while listen...

 2017-12-13 10:35 

Press Trust of India

Sharmila Tagore thinking about penning her autobiography...

Mumbai, Dec 13 (PTI) Veteran Bollywood star SharmilaTagore said she might come out with her autobiography someday.The actor said her daughter Soha Ali Khan has alreadyleft her behind in this by coming out with a book.When asked about a book on her life, T...

 2017-12-13 10:32 

FARS News Agency

Iran, Bulgaria Discuss Broadening of Parliamentary Ties...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian and Bulgarian lawmakers in a meeting in Sofia on Wednesday discussed ways for deepening mutual cooperation between the two countries' parliaments....

 2017-12-13 10:32 

FARS News Agency

Washington: Russian Meddling in US Election Was 'Hybrid Warfare'...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Secretary of State Rex Tillerson branded Russia's alleged meddling in last year's American presidential election an act of "hybrid warfare."...

 2017-12-13 10:32 

FARS News Agency

Palestinian President: We Will Never Allow A US Role in Future Peace Process as Washington Acts in Favor of Israel...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas stressed that Washington can no longer have a role in the peace process as it acts in favor of Israel, and Palestine could withdraw its membership from international bodies over US President Donald Trump&#...

 2017-12-13 10:32 

FARS News Agency

Clashes Erupt Among Saudi-Led Coalition Members in Yemen...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Fighting has erupted between the Saudi-backed mercenaries and UAE troops in Aden in Southern Yemen....

 2017-12-13 10:32 

ANSA

Confindustria raises 2018 growth forecast to 1.5% (3)...

The CSC research centre of industrial employers' confederation Confindustria said Wednesday that ithas raised its growth forecast for 2018 to 1.5%, up from the previous prediction of 1.3%. Itconfirmed its estimate that Italy's GDP will increase by...

 2017-12-13 10:31 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

The future of Chabahar Port...

Tehran, Dec 13, IRNA Last week saw the inauguration of the first phase of the strategic Chabahar port by Iranian President Hassan Rouhani in the presence of officials from 17 countries....

 2017-12-13 10:29 

ANSA

Top court rules ISIS-video 'like' justifies pre-trial jail...

Italy's supreme Cassation Court has ruled that even adding a ...

 2017-12-13 10:27 

Reuters Africa

Britain cannot renege on Brexit commitments - EU's Barnier...

Britain cannot renege on commitments made to ensure Brexit talks with the European Union move on to discussions on the future relationship between the two, the EU's chief Brexit negotiator told the European Parliament on Wednesday....

 2017-12-13 10:27 

Reuters Canada

France's Macron to attend Russia investor forum in 2018: RIA...

French President Emmanuel Macron will be a guest of honor at an economic forum to be held in Russia's second-largest city St. Petersburg next year, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Wednesday, the RIA news agency reported....

 2017-12-13 10:27 

IANS

Rohit's record double ton powers India to 392-4 in second ODI...

Mohali, Dec 13: Skipper Rohit Sharma led from the front with his third ODI double century to help India post a mammoth 392/4 against Sri Lanka in the second One-day International at the Punjab Cricket Association I.S. Bindra Stadium here on Wednesday....

 2017-12-13 10:26 

AP

Palestinian president says no role for US in peace process...

ISTANBUL (AP) — The Palestinian president said Wednesday his people will not accept any role for the United States in the Mideast peace process "from now on," following President Donald Trump's rec......

 2017-12-13 10:24 

ANSA

Election is crossroads, Italy risks going back-Confindustria (2)...

The CSC research centre of industrial employers' confederation Confindustria said Wednesday that thegeneral election Italy will have early in 2018 is a crossroads and warned against an outcome thatcould lead to backtracking on the reforms passed in re...

 2017-12-13 10:23 

IANS

Parrikar's birthday resolution: Run state assembly for 40-45 days...

Panaji, Dec 13 (IANS) Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, who turned 62 on Wednesday, has said that his resolution for the coming year was to extend the running of the state legislative assembly for more than 40-45 days per year....

 2017-12-13 10:22 

IANS

Developing nations in Asia to grow at 6% in 2017: ADB...

Manila, Dec 13 (IANS) The economies of developing countries of Asia are expected to record a six per cent growth in 2017, a decimal higher than the September-forecast, the Asian Development Bank said on Wednesday....

 2017-12-13 10:22 

Reuters Canada

Iran's Rouhani says Trump's Jerusalem decision shows U.S. not an honest mediator...

U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital shows that the United States lacks any respect for the legitimate rights of the Palestinian nation, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani tweeted on Wednesday....

 2017-12-13 10:22 

IANS

Always knew Samir Soni will direct a film: Sanjay Suri...

Mumbai, Dec 13 : Actor-producer Sanjay Suri's next is a psychological thriller debut directed by actor Samir Soni. The film's intriguing first look was launched on Wednesday, with names like Karan Johar and Meghna Gulzar supporting it....

 2017-12-13 10:21 

Reuters Africa

Give us time, EU pleads on 'historic' defence pact...

To critics who say the EU's new defence pact is little more than an alphabet soup of extra bureaucracy for Brussels, EU officials have their riposte: give us time before you judge us....

 2017-12-13 10:21 

TASS

Accident in Austria shows importance of reliable gas supplies to Europe — Kremlin...
 2017-12-13 10:17 

Reuters Canada

Kremlin calls U.S. allegations of subversive activity 'groundless'...

The Kremlin said on Wednesday that U.S. allegations it was involved in a new generation of warfare, including internal political subversion, against the United States, were groundless and not backed by facts....

 2017-12-13 10:16 

Reuters Canada

South Korean firms flock to Beijing hoping summit will hasten thaw with China...

Hoping a thaw in relations with China will reopen opportunities after a diplomatic spat earlier this year cost many of them business, some 300 South Korean executives joined President Moon Jae-in for the start of his four-day trip to China on Wednesday....

 2017-12-13 10:16 

AFP

Alabama Democrat in shock Senate win over Trump-backed Republican...

Democrat Doug Jones scored a stunning upset victory Tuesday in an intense US Senate race in conservative Alabama, dealing a humiliating blow to President Donald Trump whose chosen candidate failed to overcome damaging accusations of sexual misconductThe g...

 2017-12-13 10:15 

Xinhuanet

Macron meets Xi's special envoy at Paris climate summit...

PARIS, Dec. 13 (Xinhua) -- French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday met with Chinese Vice Premier Ma Kai, who was in Paris to attend the One Planet Summit as the special envoy of President Xi Jinping....

 2017-12-13 10:15 

SeeNews.com

Montenegro sells 3 mln euro in 182-day T-bills - table...

PODGORICA (Montenegro), December 13 (SeeNews) - Montenegro has sold3 million euro ($3.5 million) worth of 182-day Treasury bills, the central bank sa...

 2017-12-13 10:14 

Xinhuanet

Malaysia's AirAsia announces senior leadership changes for digital transformation...

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec. 13 (Xinhua) -- AirAsia, the largest budget airline in Asia, has named Riad Asmat as the new chief executive officer (CEO) for its Malaysia-based operations, the company said in a statement on Wednesday....

 2017-12-13 10:13 

Xinhuanet

Gas leak kills 5, injures 12 in east China...

JINAN, Dec. 13 (Xinhua) -- Five people were killed and 12 injured after a gas leak in eastern China's Shandong Province, local authorities said Wednesday....

 2017-12-13 10:12 

Xinhuanet

Indian tax authorities raid Bitcoin exchanges...

NEW DELHI, Dec. 13 (Xinhua) -- Indian tax authorities Wednesday raided a number of Bitcoin exchanges across the country on suspicion of tax evasion, sources said....

 2017-12-13 10:12 

AP

European Central Bank in no hurry to yank stimulus...

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Things are looking up for the European Central Bank. The 19-country eurozone economy is gathering speed. Higher oil prices should boost still-sluggish inflation, the bank'......

 2017-12-13 10:12 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Mogherini: Preserving, implementing Iran deal absolute must...

Vienna, Dec 13, IRNA High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini underlined preserving and implementing Iran nuclear deal saying it is an 'absolute must', according to the European External ...

 2017-12-13 10:12 

Sputnik International

'Moscow Preparing for a Cold War': Mystery Russian Ice Balls Puzzle Social Media...

The presence of hundreds of thousands of perfectly-formed balls of ice in the water off the Russian coast in the Gulf of Finland has caused a stir on the internet, with users not sure just what to make of the odd phenomenon....

 2017-12-13 10:11 

Xinhuanet

Japanese high court orders suspension of a nuclear reactor in W. Japan...

TOKYO, Dec. 13 (Xinhua) -- The Hiroshima High Court on Wednesday ordered the suspension of a nuclear reactor at the Ikata power plant in Ehime Prefecture, western Japan....

 2017-12-13 10:11 

AP

4 Tennessee cities rank among top for job growth in 2017...

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — A new study says four Tennessee metro areas are among the top 10 metro areas for job growth in the southeast so far this year....

 2017-12-13 10:11 

Xinhuanet

Philippine Congress grants Duterte's request to extend martial law in Mindanao until December 2018...

MANILA, Dec. 13 (Xinhua) -- The Philippine Congress granted on Wednesday Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's request to extend martial law in Mindanao for a period of one year, from Jan. 1, 2018 to Dec. 31, 2018, to "quell completely" terro...

 2017-12-13 10:10 

Xinhuanet

Galileo satellite launch brings Europe's navigation network closer to completion...

PARIS, Dec. 13 (Xinhua) -- Europe launched four more Galileo navigation satellites on an Ariane 5 rocket Tuesday, bringing its navigation system just one step away from completion next year, the European Space Agency (ESA) said....

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