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Iran shows images of U.S. drone wreckage

TEHRAN, June 21 (Xinhua) -- Iran's state TV on Friday showed images of the wreckage of the U.S. navy drone downed by Iran a day earlier. The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) denied U.S. claims that its unmanned aircraft "was flying over international waters when it was shot," according to state TV.

Knowledge quiz

AnswersA1. ₹2000 notes were printed at the RBI’s press in Mysore and distributed via Mysore AirportA2. Roman ColosseumA3. CinderellaA4. NykaaA5. Colour televisionA6. Sushi. Q1. Mysore Airport was first built in the 1940s. It was modernised in 2010. However, due to low passenger numbers, the airport....

"France Day" observed at Beijing horticultural expo

People visit the France Garden during the Beijing International Horticultural Exhibition in Yanqing District of Beijing, capital of China, June 21, 2019. The expo kicked off its "France Day" event on Friday. (Xinhua/Ju Huanzong) BEIJING, June 21 (Xinhua) -- France Day, showcasing France's unique....

Beijing new airport to generate 600,000 jobs: official

TIANJIN, June 21 (Xinhua) -- Beijing Daxing International Airport will generate about 600,000 new jobs in the future, an official said Friday. Zhang Rui, with the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC), said that by 2025, the airport will see 72 million passengers with an economic profit of 130 billion yuan (19 billion U.

A yearlong yoga affair at school

Alangavilas Singarampillai Sivabhagyathammal Memorial Middle School organised a yoga workshop to mark International Day of Yoga on Friday. It was the first of a series of programme initiated by S. Sivakumar, programme coordinator and former principal, District Institute of Education and Training, Kancheepuram.

Taiwan significantly improves rights for Muslims: ...

Washington, June 21 (CNA) Taiwan has made "significant" progress in improving the rights enjoyed by Muslims, according to the 2018 International Religious Freedom report released by the U.S. Department of State on Friday. The report cited the Chinese-Muslim Association as saying: "(the) authorities....

China beat Australia's NBL United 101-98 in International Basketball Challenge

Wang Zhelin and Kelanbaike combined for 41 points as the Chinese men's national team beat Australia's NBL United 101-98 in the second stop of the 2019 International Basketball Challenge here on Friday. In absence of key players including Yi Jianlian, Zhou Qi and Guo Ailun, the Chinese team won over....

You may be eating a credit card's worth of plastic each week: Study

. Published: June 12, 2019 17:29:10 | Updated: June 22, 2019 11:58:55 Plastic pollution is so widespread in the environment that you may be ingesting five grams a week, the equivalent of eating a credit card, a study commissioned by the environmental charity WWF International said on Wednesday.

US says N. Korea is 'horrible' on human rights, religious freedom

The United States said Friday it will use sanctions against North Korea for its "horrible" record on human rights and religious freedom. Sam Brownback, U.S. ambassador at large for international religious freedom, told reporters that the situation in North Korea is "deplorable" and cited the example....

Agency concerned about N.K. deficiencies in tackling money launderin...

A global agency dedicated to safeguarding the international financial system has expressed concerns over North Korea's failure to resolve "significant deficiencies" in its efforts to combat money laundering and the financing of terrorism. The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) issued a public....

Hong Kong police vow to pursue HQ siege protesters

The largely young protesters surrounded the headquarters throughout yesterday and into the small hours of this morning, the latest manifestation of angry demonstrations sweeping Hong Kong. The international finance hub has been rocked by the worst political unrest since its 1997 handover to China.

Kiwi Ferns prevail over spirited Samoa

The Kiwi Ferns have claimed a commanding 46-8 win over Fetu Samoa in their women's rugby league international in Auckland. The Ferns outscored their opponents nine tries to two at Mount Smart Stadium, with centre Kiana Takairangi, and captain Honey Hireme both grabbing braces for New Zealand.

Defections expose false ideology of Muslim Brotherhood: Abdulrahman Al Suwaidi

Abdulrahman bin Subaih Al Suwaidi, who was convicted of being a member of the secret organisation, the Muslim Brotherhood, and was pardoned by President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, has revealed that there is a growing number of defectors from the international organisation after....

Plasmapheresis Device Market Industry Landscape And Acknowledgement with Top Players Asahi Kasei, Terumo, Baxter International, B. Braun Melsungen AG, Kawasumi Laboratories, Kaneka, Haemonetics

Plasmapheresis is a procedure in which blood is separated into cells and plasma (liquid). The plasma is then removed and replaced with fresh frozen plasma. It is done to treat variety of autoimmune disorders such as myasthenia gravis, chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy, sickle cell....

Catering and Food Service Contractor Market to Boost the Growth in Upcoming Year with Key Players- Compass Group Plc., Sodexo, Aramark Corporation, Elior Group, Delaware North, Westbury Street Holdings, Ovations Food Services

Catering is a very critical part of the business, especially for network carriers serving long distances. Meal design and meal planning are important processes of catering services. According to International Air Transport Association (IATA), catering planning and catering operations are important areas of activities of catering services.

Agrochemicals Market 2026 | Industry Outlook With Leading Players Agrium, BASF SE, BAYER AG, Dow AgroSciences, DuPont, Monsanto Company, Sumitomo Chemical Co., Syngenta AG, The Mosaic Co., Yara International, Gharda Chemicals Ltd., Drexel Chemical Company

Global Crop Protection Agrochemicals Market 2019 by Manufacturers, Regions, Type and Application, Forecast to 2026 The global agrochemicals market is expected to be mainly fueled by increasing global population and the subsequent increasing demand for food grains.

32nd intl. children filmfest. names new managers

TEHRAN, Jun. 22 (MNA) – Secretary of 32nd International Film Festival for Children and Youth, Alireza Tabesh, has appointed new managers of the upcoming festival, slated for August 19-28. Habib Eilbeigi has been appointed as secretary and manager of third edition of Iran Youth Filmmaking Olympiad,....

When Chelsea will make Frank Lampard announcement as Derby County move nears

Derby are desperate to keep the ex-England international and are thought to have opened contract talks to extend his stay at Pride Park. But the lure of a return to Chelsea would be tough to turn down for a club legend and it appears Lampard is swaying towards a move back to the Bridge.

Over 2,100 Ethiopian Migrants return home from Yemen with Organization for Migration (IOM) support

Yesterday (20/06), a flight chartered by the International Organization for Migration (IOM) with 96 migrants on board took off from Yemen, headed for Ethiopia. This movement was the 18th flight from Aden to Addis Ababa under IOM’s Voluntary Humanitarian Return (VHR) programme since 28 May, helping a....

Tanzania: Authorities rushing to pass bill to further repress human rights

Tanzania’s parliament this afternoon begun deliberating a bill which, if passed into law, would have dire implications for human rights in the country, said Amnesty International. The Bill – The Written Laws (Miscellaneous Amendments No. 3 of 2019), made public on 19 June and being debated under a....

OFFICIAL: Turkish giants Fernabache signs Ber...

Turkish giants Fernabache has completed the signing of Ghanaian International Bernard Mensah from Spanish La Liga side Atletico Madrid. The player who was expected to make a permanent switch to Kayserispor after impressing with them last season has joined Fernabache on a three-year deal ahead of the upcoming 2019/2020 season.

Despite latest disappointments on the pitch, Messi shines on in wages

As ever, Messi’s individual output in the competition is prodigious: he has the most assists in the history of the Copa America with nine goals in five editions of the tournament and the most man of the match awards on record. When it comes to international titles, however, it just hasn’t happened for him.

Cyprus ex-president Dimitris Christofias dead at 72

NICOSIA, Cyprus — Dimitris Christofias, Cyprus’ first communist president whose troubled tenure was marked by near financial ruin that necessitated an international rescue, uproar over a deadly Iranian munitions blast, and failure to end the country’s ethnic division, died Friday. He was 72.

14 Yoursay: Strange for Dr M to defend Russia over downing of MH17 Yoursay, 2019-06-22 06:55:00+08:00

Gerard Lourdesamy: Are we a satellite of Russia now? Or has Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad become the pet poodle of Russian President Vladimir Putin? I was on this flight a few months before it was shot down. The Russian-backed rebels in Eastern Ukraine had been shooting down Ukrainian military....

Local business celebrates international yoga day with free classes

In honor of international yoga day, MINDBODY has and will continue to offer free yoga classes throughout the day Friday at its headquarters in San Luis Obispo. From beginners to more advanced yoga-goers, everyone is invited to participate in this event. No reservations are needed.

The Latest: US Treasury head warns Iran's financial sector

WASHINGTON (AP) - The latest on The United States and Iran ’s tensions over the shoot-down of a massive U.S. drone (all times local): 4:15 p.m. U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says Iran ’s financial sector will soon face penalties if it doesn’t work to stop evading international guidelines designed to combat money laundering.

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