Daily Archives: August 1, 2017

What lies ahead for divided Venezuela?

By Will Grant -BBC News, Caracas What will be the aftermath of Venezuela's most controversial and violent election of recent times? "Good morning! We...

Aramex profit falls on Egypt wobble and currency moves

Sean Cronin LONDON: Aramex, the Dubai-listed courier company, said second-quarter profit fell 23 percent to 97 million dirhams ($26.4 million) as it was hit by...

Berlin calls for retaliation against ‘illegal’ US sanctions on Russia

New penalties against Moscow proposed by US lawmakers violate international law and officials in Brussels should consider countermeasures, the German economy minister said on...

Twin to twin skin transplant hailed as a success

The 66-year-old Fields twins, from Missouri, have lived together all their lives - now they are even closer after sharing their skin. Marian Fields had...

Millennials cheat less than their parents, according to research

New York Post When Amanda Chatel’s husband cheated on her after a year and a half into their marriage, she was flabbergasted. “I think...

Why are there so many US diplomats working in Russia?

By Tara McKelvey BBC News, Washington DC Hundreds of people work for the US in Moscow and other Russian cities. What are they all...

‘Deadpool 2’ reveals new character’s look: Who is Domino?

By Tyler McCarthy -FoxNews.com With production for “Deadpool 2” in full swing, the star of the notoriously meta comic book movie had some fun...

Egyptian expert says Russia is ‘excellent candidate’ to mediate in crisis around Qatar

CAIRO, /TASS/. Doha’s crisis with Arab states was imposed on the Arab states from outside. It is dangerous not only because of a possible...

JK Rowling apologises over Trump disabled boy tweets

Author JK Rowling has apologised for incorrectly accusing Donald Trump of ignoring a disabled boy. A video emerged that appeared to show the US president...

Austria to protect its interests if US applies anti-Russian sanctions to EU

VIENNA, /TASS/. Austria is ready to safeguard national interests in case the United States applies anti-Russian sanctions to European companies and intends to coordinate...

Senator McCain says he is not surprised by expulsion of US diplomats from Russia

MOSCOW, August 1. /TASS/. US Republican Senator John McCain is not surprised by Moscow's decision to send hundreds of US diplomats from Russia after...

Amazon Robotics Challenge 2017 won by Australian budget bot

Cartman - a budget-priced robot from Australia - has triumphed in an annual contest to create a machine that can identify, pick up and...

Tongue-tied: Gene Simmons look-alike calf born in Texas

FoxNews.com If this calf has her way, she'll be rock and rolling all night and partying every day. A calf born in Kerville, Texas has...

Jolie upset by claims her film was ‘cruel’ to child actors

Rachael Alexander Angelina Jolie says accounts of her casting process for children to appear in her film 'First They Killed My Father' are false...

Flipkart-Snapdeal mega-deal collapses

A deal between India's two biggest e-commerce businesses has collapsed. Market leader Flipkart offered $850m (£648m) for rival Snapdeal earlier this month, and the sale...

Man convicted of raping and murdering girl (3) executed in public

Independent.ie Newsdesk A man convicted of raping and murdering a three-year-old girl was executed in the Yemeni capital Sanaa on Monday in front of...

President Xi says China loves peace but won’t compromise on sovereignty

Philip Wen and Ben Blanchard BEIJING (Reuters) - China loves peace but will never compromise on defending its sovereignty, President Xi Jinping said on Tuesday...

Putin bans VPNs in web browsing crackdown

Vladimir Putin has banned virtual private networks (VPNs) and Tor in a crackdown on apps that allow access to websites prohibited in Russia. The law,...

Defiant Venezuela president mocks Trump after U.S. sanctions

Hugh Bronstein, Patricia Zengerle and Matt Spetalnick CARACAS/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A defiant Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro mocked the sanctions Washington slapped on him Monday after...