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Head of Ethiopia's army is shot dead by his own bodyguard

A spokesman for prime minister Abiy Ahmed said the attempted coup – which was said to have been led by Amhara’s security chief Asaminew Tsige – and the violence in Addis Ababa appeared to be co-ordinated. William Davison, an analyst with peace campaigners the International Crisis Group, said: ‘We....

International Business Machines Corporation (IBM)’s Financial Results Comparing With Helios and Matheson Analytics Inc. (OTCMKTS:HMNY)

For the past year International Business Machines Corporation has 18.24% stronger performance while Helios and Matheson Analytics Inc. has -81.25% weaker performance. Summary. International Business Machines Corporation beats Helios and Matheson Analytics Inc. on 13 of the 13 factors.

Firefly 2019 attracts celebrities on and off stage with Delaware's Ryan Phillippe

The celebrities of Firefly Music Festival weren't just found on the stages this weekend. New Castle native Ryan Phillippe posted a photograph on Instagram Saturday night with his son, Deacon, at The Woodlands at Dover International Speedway. His Instagram story is filled with posts from the music....

Acceleration of Public-Private Collaboration is Needed to Close the Protection Gap Emerging Asian Countries Most Vulnerable to the Impact of Natural Catastrophes

SINGAPORE June 23, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- At the IDF Day held last week in Singapore during the annual Global Insurance Forum hosted by the International Insurance Society (IIS), the Insurance Development Forum (IDF) called to accelerate public-private collaboration and action in order to close the....

Government offers Chinese various tax incentives in key priority sectors

Expo. Chinese check out items at the Uganda pavilion during the 2019 Beijing International Horticulture Expo. PHOTO BY DOROTHY NAKAWEESI In Summary. In a speech read by Mr Nelson Rukundo Kasigaire, the first secretary at the Uganda Embassy in Beijing, Mr Lawrence Byensi, the Uganda Investment....

The wrong way to defend the naira

Okorafor added that private international money transfers, estimated at over $20bn annually, and the naira swap arrangement with the Chinese Yuan, have also contributed to exchange rate stability. Conversely, however, Page 35 of the same edition of The Punch , also carried another story titled “DMO....

Obasanjo, Kukah, others to speak on global politics at Babcock

Tunji Bosun, Abeokuta Former President Olusegun Obasanjo, the Catholic Diocese of Sokoto Bishop, Matthew Kukah; and about 400 scholars are billed to speak at the annual Toyin Falola 9th International Conference at the Babcock University, Ilishan-Remo, Ogun State.

High cost of debt servicing

Punch Editorial Board. Nigeria’s rising debt stock and the over 50 per cent of its revenue used to service it annually do not bode well for our overall economic development. This has not gone unnoticed by the African Development Bank and other international institutions.

Air Peace: Port Harcourt airport reopens for flight operations

Maureen Ihua-Maduenyi. The Port Harcourt International Airport has been reopened for scheduled flight operations. The airport was shut down on Saturday, following an incident involving an Air Peace flight with registration number 5N BRN, from Abuja to Port Harcourt.

Air Canada flight makes emergency landing at YVR

An Air Canada flight bound for Alaska was forced to make an emergency landing at Vancouver International Airport Sunday afternoon. An airport spokesperson confirmed the emergency landing to CTV News Vancouver, saying it took place around 2:30 p.m. The flight path posted on the live flight tracking....

The Latest: UK diplomat in Tehran warns against ‘escalation’

The U.S. says the drone was flying above international waters near the Persian Gulf. 1:30 p.m. U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton says Iran should not “mistake U.S. prudence and discretion for weakness.” Speaking alongside Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem Sunday, Bolton....

BMW International Open 2019: World-class golf and a Bavarian feel-good atmosphere.

61,000 thrilled visitors follow the 31st BMW International Open in Munich. 16,500 spectators flock to GC München Eichenried on Sunday. Gaganjeet Bhullar wins the BMW M8 Hole-in-One Award. Glitzy opening with World Cup winners Thomas Müller and Philipp Lahm.

How Over 13m Nigerians Battle With Malaria Annually

Malam Umar Aminu-Imam, President, Environmental Health Officers Association of Nigeria (EHOAN), has said that 13,687,500 Nigerians battled with malaria annually. This statistics accounted for 25 per cent of world’s 54,750,000 malaria cases. Aminu-Imam made the disclosure during the ‘International....

AP Top International News at 1:35 p.m. EDT

The Latest: UK diplomat in Tehran warns against 'escalation' Bolton warns Iran not to mistake US 'prudence' for weakness. Ethiopia says military chief killed, regional coup failed. Opposition candidate repeats win in Istanbul mayor's race. North Korea says Kim received 'excellent' letter from Trump.

IPOs are back: UAE emerging as a strong player...

The IPO pipeline looks promising in the GCC as nearly 10 companies are aiming to go public in the near future with more than $7 billion (Dh25.7 billion) in fund raising in the offing. Analysts said some of the entities could opt for international listings, especially on the London Stock Exchange....

H&M’s new diversity chief designs a more inclusive future

NEW YORK H&M is set to kick off a series of workshops and training this fall for thousands of its employees at its more than 500 North American stores aimed at addressing unconscious bias. The moves are the first of their kind for the fast-fashion chain and come after it faced international backlash....

University Of Utah Student Vanishes After Lyft Ride From Airport

Police are searching for 23-year-old Mackenzie Lueck, who was last seen taking a Lyft ride from Salt Lake City International Airport. By Police are searching for 23-year-old Mackenzie Lueck, who was last seen taking a Lyft ride from the airport. (Salt Lake City Police Department) SALT LAKE CITY,....

Fifth International Day of Yoga celebrated in Cairo

The Embassy of India in Cairo celebrated the 5th International Day of Yoga (IDY), at Al-Horriya Public Park, close to the Cairo Opera House in Zamalek, on 20 June. The celebration started with a brief speech by Indian Ambassador to Egypt Rahul Kulshreshth, who thanked all yoga lovers for attending....

Four reasons to be extremely cautious...

Facebook has unveiled libra, a cryptocurrency that will enable users to make international payments over Messenger and other group platforms like WhatsApp, perhaps from as soon as 2020. Here’s how it looks likely to work: A user would buy libra and keep a balance of the currency in Facebook’s digital wallet, called Calibra.

TIB: Senior public servants are promoted...

Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) says that senior government officers, especially deputy secretaries and upwards, are promoted for their political affiliation rather than their integrity, merit, performance, skill, or seniority. The anti-corruption watchdog made the statement in light of....

OLYMPICS IOC

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) inaugurated its new headquarters Sunday in the Swiss city of Lausanne, marking the organization's 125th anniversary. Olympic House, designed by Danish architecture studio 3XN and overlooking Lake Geneva, will bring all IOC employees under one roof. Previously, IOC staff worked at four locations in Lausanne.

H&M’s new diversity chief designs a more inclusive future

NEW YORK — H&M is set to kick off a series of workshops and training this fall for thousands of its employees at its more than 500 North American stores aimed at addressing unconscious bias. The moves are the first of their kind for the fast-fashion chain and come after it faced international....

IOC to choose Italy or Sweden for 2026 Winter Olympics

IOC President Thomas Bach poses with the Milan Cortina D'Ampezzo 2026 bid delegation including Giovanni Malago CONI President and Giuseppe Sala Mayor of Milan ahead of the designation of the 2026 Winter Olympic Games host by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) in Lausanne, Switzerland, June 23, 2019.

Olympics: Swedish PM Lofven says country ready to host 2026 Winter Games

IOC President Thomas Bach attends a meeting with the Stockholm Are 2026 bid delegation including Sweden Prime Minister Stefan Lofven and Crown Princess Victoria ahead of the designation of the 2026 Winter Olympic Games host by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) in Lausanne, Switzerland, June 23, 2019.

A look at the players linked with Aston Villa this summer

Stoke accept that Butland will leave the Potteries this coming transfer window, but despite the club remaining in the Championship, they insist that the England international won’t be sold on the cheap. Villa and Bournemouth have firm interest in Butland, as they prepare for the new Premier League....

CITES pursues dialogue on ivory trade ban

Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) Secretary General Ivonne Higuero, who is in the country for the Africa wildlife economy summit has commended Zimbabwe for its conservation programmes and stressed the organisation’s commitment to pursue dialogue in handling some of the contentious issues such as the ban of ivory trade.

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