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Motorcyclist dies after ramming into tree in Labuan

LABUAN: A 31–year–old motorcyclist was killed when he lost control of his vehicle and rammed into a tree at Jalan Tanjung Purun near the Labuan International Lawn Bowl Arena here at about 4am on Saturday. Muhamad Afiq Mohamad was on his way back to the Membedai Air Force Base Camp when the accident occurred.

Yoga plays an important role in maintaining fitness

Members of the public at the International Day of Yoga and Vegetarian Food Festival. Picture: JOVESA NAISUA. YOGA maybe Fiji’s answer to addressing the high number of Non-Communicable Disease deaths currently experienced in the country. Officiating at the International Day of Yoga and Vegetarian....

Huawei files lawsuit over seized equipment

A Huawei company logo is seen at the Shenzhen International Airport in Shenzhen in Shenzhen, Guangdong province, China. PHOTO: REUTERS. WASHINGTON: Huawei Technologies Co Inc filed a lawsuit against the US Commerce Department, challenging whether telecommunications equipment it sent from China to....

Edinburgh International Festival

Founded in 1947, the Edinburgh International Festival is an annual festival held in celebration of the arts. From somewhat humble beginnings over fifty years ago, it is now seen as one of the most significant celebrations of the arts in the world. Though the Edinburgh International Festival has....

Regime strikes kill three children among 5 civilians in Syria

RAMALLAH: It has become common in recent months for media reports to say US President Donald Trump calls his proposed Israeli-Palestinian peace plan the “deal of the century,” a phrase seen as indicative of Trump’s real estate style of diplomacy. Major international media, including AFP, have said....

AP Top International News at 1:36 a.m. EDT Source: AP

AP sources: US struck Iranian military computers this week. North Korea says Kim receives 'excellent' letter from Trump. Amid tough talk, Trump says he could be Iran's 'best friend' Turkey opposition seeks to repeat win in Istanbul redo vote. Turkey: Key facts in Istanbul's rerun election.

Usha International toying with franchisee model

Kolkata: Usha International, a diversified consumer durables company-- has decided to focus aggressively on the organised retail front, a top company official said. Traditional distribution account for close to 90 per cent of Usha's revenue but now the company has drawn a strategy to increase organised retail's share rapidly.

India rejects US report on religious freedom, says proud of its secular credentials

Muslim women carrying their children dressed up as Lord Krishna and Radha on the eve of Krishna Janmashtami festival in Chennai. (Photo: PTI/File) Rejecting the latest US State Department report on international religious freedom that outlined alleged incidents of religious tension in India, the....

Yoga fest in Palestine draws huge response from Palestinian youth

On Saturday, the historic Umayyad Palace of Hisham in the Jericho city witnessed a huge draw of yoga enthusiasts from almost every township in the West Bank (Source: Twitter/@ROIRamallah) Hundreds of Palestinian youth turned out at a massive yoga fest held here to mark the fifth International Yoga Day celebrations.

Times, NPC win NBL titles

Kathmandu, June 22. Times International College and Nepal Police Club won the titles of the Kwiks Nepal Basketball League here at the NSC covered hall today. Times defeated Tribhuvan Army Club 88-72 in the final riding on 33 points from Praneet Udumalagala and 27 from skipper Sadish Pradhan, who had seven threepointers in match.

'No Locus Standi of Foreign Entity', MEA Reacts to US Report on Religious Freedom, Attack on Minorities

New Delhi : After the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) rejected US state department’s 2018 International Religious Freedom Report , the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) has reacted to the report saying that a foreign entity has no locus standi to pronounce on the state of our citizens’ constitutionally protected rights.

‘It’s pitch black!’: Air Canada passenger says she was abandoned inside locked plane.

A woman from St. Thomas, Ont. says she woke up inside an Air Canada flight that was left parked for the night at Toronto Pearson International Airport. Tiffani Louise O’Brien said she was on Air Canada Flight 1799, leaving Quebec City for Toronto on June 9, when she fell asleep and woke up inside the aircraft in complete darkness.

Indian Women’s Team Claims First International Rugby 15s Victory

The Indian women's rugby team claimed a historic first-ever international Rugby 15s victory with a 21-19 win over Singapore to finish third in the Asia Women's - Division 1 Rugby XVs Championship, Manila on Saturday, 22 June. The tournament was one of the qualifying rounds for the 2021 Women’s Rugby World Cup to be held in New Zealand.

Global Directional Drilling Service Market Outlook 2019 – Scientific Drilling International, GE Oil & Gas, Halliburton

The global market report offers a summary of a substantial number of statistics in the Directional Drilling Service market. Data collected in the report highlights the current market trends. Also, it provides the users with the detailed statistics of the global Directional Drilling Service market,....

UAE Press: Iran actions can drag region into disastrous war

ABU DHABI, 23rd June, 2019 (WAM) -- Iran’s policies are impacting international maritime trade, a key pillar of the world economy, according to a UAE newspaper. "Iran’s irresponsible moves have the potential to draw the region into a conflict whose ramifications are too severe to contemplate," the Gulf News wrote in its today's editorial.

Union Minister U Kyaw Tin attends ASEAN FMs’ Meeting, 19th APSC Meeting, 23rd ACC Meeting in Bangkok

UNION Minister for International Cooperation U Kyaw Tin, who has already arrived in Bangkok, attended the ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting ( AMM ) at the Grand Hall of the Athenee Hotel in Bangkok, Thailand, at 9 a.m. local time yesterday. At the meeting, Union Minister U Kyaw Tin exchanged views on....

Energies, Vol. 12, Pages 2405: A Research on the Factors Influencing Carbon Emission of Transportation Industry in “the Belt and Road Initiative” Countries Based on Panel Data

Abstract Carbon emissions in countries in the “Belt and Road Initiative (BRI)” account for more than half of the world’s total volume. According to the international energy agency report, the world transportation industry carbon emissions in 2015 came second on the list for the proportion of global....

Energies, Vol. 12, Pages 2404: Experimental Study of the Summation of Flicker Caused by Wind Turbines

Abstract Integration of wind energy into the grid faces a great challenge regarding power quality. The International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) 61400-21 standard defines the electrical characteristics that need to be assessed in a Wind Turbine (WT), as well as the procedure to measure the disturbances produced by the WT.

Mob attacks by extremist Hindu groups against minorities continued in India: Report

Mob attacks by violent extremist Hindu groups against the minority communities, particularly Muslims, continued in India in 2018, amid rumours that victims had traded or killed cows for beef, an official US report said Friday. The State Department in its annual 2018 International Religious Freedom....

I can deliver on whatever is required, insists Khawaja

The return of David Warner meant the former vice-captain replaced Khawaja as Aaron Finch's opening partner, coming after Khawaja had enjoyed career-best form when starting against the new ball during tours of India and the United Arab Emirates. Heading into the World Cup, he had been one-day international cricket's leading run-scorer this year.

Sialkot airport to remain closed

SIALKOT: The Sialkot International Airport will remain closed for 10 days, starting from June 24 to July 3, in order to complete repairing of the airport’s runways. Sialkot International Airport Manager Public Relations Abdul Shakur Mirza told The Express Tribune that all domestic and international....

Devils select US center Hughes with 1st pick in NHL draft

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — The first round of the NHL draft wasn't so much unpredictable as the game is becoming more international. That was Dallas Stars general manager Jim Nill's observation following an opening round Friday that featured an international theme and numerous twists.

Kisumu hosts first neuroscience symposium in Kenya

Kisumu county is hosting the first international neuroscience symposium in Kenya. The event brings together over 100 specialists from across the globe to discuss issues in the field. The governor’s communications director Aloice Ager said the international neuroscience symposium is the brainchild of....

Fake female athlete exploited 'weak' system

The Eldoret male athlete who has been masquerading as a woman and competed in local and international competitions exploited weaknesses in Athletics Kenya, his former training mate has said. Police arrested Hillary Rotich alias Shieys Jepkosgei who posed as a female nurse at the Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital.

Nuclear powers upgrading arsenals as number of weapons falls: SIPRI

KARACHI: Nuclear-armed countries, including India and Pakistan, are increasing the size of their arsenals despite an overall decrease in the number of nuclear warheads, a Stockholm International Peace Rese­a­rch Institute (SIPRI) report has said. The Sweden-based SIPRI launched its latest report on....

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.

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Which Climates Are Best for Passive Cooling Technologies?

A group of University of California­, San Diego researchers set out to gain a better understanding of the thermal balance of power plants and surfaces, like hel...

Which climates are best for passive cooling technologies?

Credit: Carlos Coimbra. WASHINGTON, D.C., June 25, 2019 -- A group of University of California, San Diego researchers set out to gain a better understanding of ...

Certain climates are better suited for passive cooling technologies

have investigated the role that cloud cover and relative humidity play when surfaces such as solar panels are exposed to shortwave and longwave radiation. To id...

Summer Heat & Storms to End the Weekend

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCSC) - We’ll wake up rain-free on Sunday morning, but a bit of shortwave energy could bring us a few scattered afternoon/evening thunderstorm...

Breezy northerly winds and increasing fire weather concerns next week

June 14, 2019 – Cooling trend into Saturday, but more hot weather returns early next week. Isolated afternoon and evening thunderstorms will be possible over hi...

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Spectators from 140 countries to watch sports battles

Spectators from more than 140 countries will watch sports battles of the Second European Games. The broadcast of the competitions will be provided by the Intern...

"Audio-Visual China"

SINGAPORE June 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- On June 18, 2019 , the first "Audio-Visual China" - International Broadcasting Industry Exchange Conference was held suc...

"Audio-Visual China"

SINGAPORE June 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- On June 18, 2019 , the first "Audio-Visual China" - International Broadcasting Industry Exchange Conference was held suc...

"Audio-Visual China"

SINGAPORE June 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- On June 18, 2019 , the first "Audio-Visual China" - International Broadcasting Industry Exchange Conference was held suc...

Sponsored Video: Opportunities for third US gateway expanding, Gulf Winds reports

Sponsored: Patrick Maher, executive vice president of trucking and logistics company Gulf Winds International, was interviewed at the 2019 JOC Gulf Shipping Con...

Myanmar puts down ICC's demand for full investigation on Rohingyas

Yangoon: Myanmar's military on Thursday rejected an International Criminal Court (ICC) prosecutor's call for a full investigation into alleged crimes against Ro...

One DUI Arrest Made at Sobriety Checkpoint in Millcreek Township

One DUI arrest was made during a DUI sobriety checkpoint Friday in Millcreek Township, according to the Erie County District Attorney's Office. The checkpoint ...

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US gets no commitment from NATO for help on Iran threat

BRUSSELS (AP) " NATO allies gave the U.S. no firm commitments that they will participate in a global effort to secure international waterways against threats fr...