Wed, 19 Sep 2018

China responds to Trump's new tariffs with its own duties

BEIJING, China - Worries among businesses in the U.S. and China intensified further this week, after both the countries exchanged ...

Russia, Turkey enforce demilitarized zone in Syria's Idlib

MOSCOW, Russia - Supporting the Syrian President Bashar al Assad in his fight against rebels, Russia, along with the Government ...

Kavanaugh accuser goes public, confirmation process at risk

WASHINGTON. U.S. - A week after allegations of sexual assault against the U.S. President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Brett ...

King of Storms lashes China, kills 64 in the Philippines

GUANGDONG, China - The Super Typhoon Mangkhut, dubbed the 'King of Storms' is tearing through Southeast Asia - viciously destroying ...

Who is Daria Kasatkina, the rising star of Russian tennis

The young player is already ranked 13th in the world and has beaten a number of big names on the ...

ESwatini, Africa's last absolute monarchy

The tiny country of eSwatini, until recently known as Swaziland, is ruled by a playboy king with many wives and ...

Ural Airlines launching Anapa-Yerevan flights

PanARMENIAN.Net - Ural Airlines is opening several direct flights from the Russian town of Anapa to destinations in the CIS ...

Myanmar Free Speech Advocates Plan Prolonged Campaign

YANGON - A group of free speech advocates who conducted a peaceful demonstration in Yangon earlier this week, calling for ...

Does Russia allow dual citizenship

Formally foreigners are required to pledge to renounce their existing citizenship to apply for a Russian passport. Yet many manage ...

Why American Jazz was first welcomed and later banned in the USSR

History Sept 19 2018 Boris Egorov Mikhail Ozerskiy/Sputnik Although common Soviet people mostly adored jazz, the country's leaders didn't always ...

Wham-bam as Osaka roars into Tokyo quarters

Tokyo - Japan's Naomi Osaka pulverised Slovak Dominika Cibulkova 6-2, 6-1 to reach the Pan Pacific Open quarter-finals on Wednesday ...

World's oldest drawing found in South Africa

PanARMENIAN.Net - Scientists have found the oldest known drawing by Homo sapiens : a 73,000-year old sketch in ochre crayon ...

Vietnamese Fighting Back on Plastic Pollution

HO CHIN MINH CITY - For many Vietnamese people, it is a ritual as circadian as the sunrise: On the ...

North Korea Pledges to Scrap Missile Launch Site

North Korea says it will dismantle its main nuclear complex in Yongbyon if the United States takes 'corresponding measures' under ...

Cryptocurrency Exchanges at Risk of Manipulation

NEW YORK - Several cryptocurrency exchanges are plagued by poor market surveillance, pervasive conflicts of interest and lack sufficient customer ...

UN envoy: Warring parties in South Sudan must silence guns

The UN envoy for South Sudan says the first step by the country's warring parties to demonstrate their backing for ...

North and South Korea to bid for 2032 Olympics

Pyongyang - North and South Korea will bid jointly for the 2032 Olympics , they announced on Wednesday, in an ...

New name, same flaws in eSwatini election, say critics

Political parties cannot be involved, there are no campaign rallies and the king wields absolute power, choosing the prime minister ...

Netanyahu and Putin defuse crisis after Israel downs Russia warplane

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Russian President Vladimir Putin sought to defuse a crisis on Tuesday after Syrian defences ...

Brazil presidential candidate vows not to pardon comrade Lula

Brazil's leftist presidential candidate Fernando Haddad on Tuesday ruled out pardoning the jailed former head of state and his own ...

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Coca-Cola tracks growth of cannabis drinks market

CALIFORNIA, U.S. - Amid reports that the world's leading soft drinks group is in talks with a Canadian cannabis firm, the ...

Kavanaugh accuser goes public, confirmation process at risk

WASHINGTON. U.S. - A week after allegations of sexual assault against the U.S. President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Brett ...

Amazon employees blamed for selling customer data illegally

CALIFORNIA, U.S. - In a heavily damaging report, The Wall Street Journal revealed on Sunday that Amazon staff had accepted ...

WhatsApp's dominance set to be challenged by Samsung, Google

SEOUL, South Korea - The dominance of Facebook-owned messaging service, WhatsApp, which is currently the world’s most popular chat app ...

Facebook hiring a human rights policy director

CALIFORNIA, U.S. - The world's biggest social media network is offering a unique new job role.  The company is looking ...

California businesses investing in Armenian IT sector

PanARMENIAN.Net - With the support of Business Armenia, regional high-tech development manager at Enterprise Incubator Foundation and the executive director ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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