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Man arrested for road-rage assault

Man arrested for road-rage assault

Tokyo [Japan] August 18: Police in Japan have arrested a man on a national wanted list who is suspected of...

Japanese team to research deep-sea plastic waste

Japanese team to research deep-sea plastic waste

Tokyo [Japan] August 18: A Japanese national research institute says it will launch a major research project on how plastic...

Man flees Tokyo police hospital

Man flees Tokyo police hospital

Tokyo [Japan] August 18: NHK has learned that a man arrested for theft has fled a police hospital in Tokyo,...

Kim's the 'most Machiavellian figure of our time'

Kim's the 'most Machiavellian figure of our time'

Pyongyang [North Korea] August 18: Anna Fifield tells us at the outset of her new biography that she had "wanted...

Suwondo plants trees at home, Tambakrejo Beach to keep Blitar's southern coast green

Suwondo plants trees at home, Tambakrejo Beach to...

Jakarta [Indonesia] August 18: Suwondo, or Mbah Wondo as he is affectionately called among people on the southern coast of...

Thousands of Bogor residents proclaim independence from plastic

Thousands of Bogor residents proclaim independence from plastic

Bogor [Indonesia] August 18: Thousands of Bogor residents in West Java have declared their independence from plastic as part of...

City to boost development of parks to reduce air pollution

City to boost development of parks to reduce...

Jakarta [Indonesia] August 18: The Jakarta administration has planned to build about 50 open green spaces called Taman Maju Bersama...

Hong Kong protesters march from Causeway Bay to Central, despite police ban

Hong Kong protesters march from Causeway Bay to...

Hong Kong [China] August 18: Protesters armed with colourful umbrellas marched from Victoria Park in Causeway Bay to Chater Garden...

Heroes of Russia: Putin awards pilots with country's highest honor for saving 233 lives

Heroes of Russia: Putin awards pilots with country's...

Moscow [Russia] August 18: The pilots, who carried out a successful emergency landing in a cornfield, saving the lives of...

Kazakhstan Hit by 5.4 Magnitude Earthquake - Interior Ministry

Kazakhstan Hit by 5.4 Magnitude Earthquake - Interior...

Nur-Sultan [Kazakhstan] August 18:A 5.4 magnitude earthquake hit Kazakhstan's Almaty Region on Sunday, a representative from the country's interior ministry...

Maduro Accuses Trump of Doing to Venezuela What Hitler Did to the Jewish People - Reports

Maduro Accuses Trump of Doing to Venezuela What...

Wahsington [USA] August 18:Nicolas Maduro, an outspoken critic of the current US administration, has reportedly made somewhat unflattering parallels between...

Go For Gold: Here's Why Russia Can Become Fourth Biggest Reserve Holder

Go For Gold: Here's Why Russia Can Become...

Moscow [Russia] August 18: For the first time in eight years, Russia can overtake Saudi Arabia as the fourth biggest...

Dubai-Sharjah road to be closed for 3 weeks

Dubai-Sharjah road to be closed for 3 weeks

Dubai [UAE] august 18: A service road connecting Ajman to Dubai via Sharjah will be closed again for three weeks.

Plan your holidays: Here's the UAE school calendar for next 3 years

Plan your holidays: Here's the UAE school calendar...

Dubai [UAE] August 18: The public and private school calendars for the next three years have been announced by the...

Jobs offering up to Dh20,000 salary in UAE

Jobs offering up to Dh20,000 salary in UAE

Dubai [UAE] August 18:The Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation (MOHRE) announced in August 2019 that 2,000 job opportunities would...

Pakistan President confers top civilian honour on UAE's Sheikh Mansour

Pakistan President confers top civilian honour on UAE's...

Abu Dhabi [UAE] August 18: The President of Pakistan, Arif Alvi, has awarded a UAE leader one of the country's...

June was hottest month for Bahrain since 1902

June was hottest month for Bahrain since 1902

Bahrain [UAE] August 18: Bahrain Meteorological Directorate (BMD) reported that the month of June 2019 goes on record as the...

Ras Al Khaimah Police attend to 5,408 calls during Eid Al Adha

Ras Al Khaimah Police attend to 5,408 calls...

Dubai [UAE] August 18: The Ras Al Khaimah Police has attended to 5,408 calls during the Eid Al Adha holidays.

How to prevent fires in UAE during summer

How to prevent fires in UAE during summer

Dubai [UAE] August 18: With temperatures reaching 50 degrees, the Department of Civil Defence in Abu Dhabi has intensified its...

Heavy traffic, accident delay drivers on UAE roads

Heavy traffic, accident delay drivers on UAE roads

Dubai [UAE] August 18: Drivers in UAE faced heavy traffic on the roads on the first day of the week...

Afghanistan: Scores killed in Kabul wedding blast

Afghanistan: Scores killed in Kabul wedding blast

Kabul [Afghanistan] August 18: At least 63 people have been killed and scores wounded in an explosion targeting a wedding...

Runners brave ultra-marathon to commemorate fall of Berlin wall

Runners brave ultra-marathon to commemorate fall of Berlin...

London [UK] August 18: Hundreds of runners set off for a poignant ultra-marathon on Saturday: a 160-kilometre route around where...

Notre-Dame decontamination begins

Notre-Dame decontamination begins

Paris [France] August 18: Work began Thursday to clean the area around Notre-Dame cathedral in Paris, contaminated by lead particles...

African leaders join Macron at commemoration of WWII landings in Provence

African leaders join Macron at commemoration of WWII...

Paris [France] August 18: President Emmanuel Macron saluted Thursday a French army "that emerged from the shadows and exile" during...

Amazon delivers Volkswagen's 'Final Edition' Beetles

Amazon delivers Volkswagen's 'Final Edition' Beetles

London [UK] August 18: Amazon delivered the first of 65 "Final Edition" Volkswagen Beetles on Saturday. The vehicles are being...

Air quality a concern after fire engulfs St. Catharines flower farm

Air quality a concern after fire engulfs St....

Hamilton [Canada] August 18: A "significant" fire at a flower farm in St. Catharines, Ont., has been contained, but residents...

Vancouver police bring in more officers as tempers flare at competing Hong Kong protests

Vancouver police bring in more officers as tempers...

British Columbia [Canada] August 18: Vancouver Police put more officers onto the streets on Saturday afternoon as tempers flared at...