• Italy donates 2m euros to help displaced in war-torn Libya(23:50)
    Rome, April 18 (IANS/AKI) Italy is giving two million euros to the United Nations refugee agency to help it provide essential items for around 20,000 families who have fled the deadly warfare in the Libyan capital this month as well as aid to 750 refugee families, the Foreign Ministry said in statement Thursday.
  • Libyan prosecutors issue arrest warrant for Haftar(23:48)
    Tripoli, April 18 (IANS/AKI) Military prosecutors in Tripoli have issued an arrest warrant for eastern strongman Khalifa Haftar and six of his aides, the Defence Ministry of Libya's internationally recognised government said in a statement on Thursday.
Russians meddled in polls, but Trump didn't collude (Second Lead)
  • Russians meddled in polls, but Trump didn't collude (Second Lead)(21:34)
    By Arul Louis
    New York, April 18 (IANS) Attorney General William Barr said on Thursday that the inquiry into alleged cooperation between Russia and US President Donald Trump's campaign in the 2016 election found there was no collusion between them, although it established Moscow's interference.
Mueller finds no Trump-Russia collusion: AG (Lead)
  • Mueller finds no Trump-Russia collusion: AG (Lead)(20:32)
    Washington, April 18 (IANS) US Attorney General William Barr said on Thursday the investigation by special counsel Robert Mueller "found no collusion" between the Donald Trump's campaign and Russia during the 2016 presidential election.
Siriwardana, Vandersay, Mendis in Sri Lanka WC squad
  • Siriwardana, Vandersay, Mendis in Sri Lanka WC squad(20:26)
    Colombo, April 18 (IANS) Milinda Siriwardana, Jeffrey Vandersay and Jeevan Mendis made comebacks as Sri Lanka on Thursday announced their 15-man squad for the World Cup starting May 30 in England and Wales.
Mueller report finds no Trump-Russia collusion: AG
  • Mueller report finds no Trump-Russia collusion: AG(20:00)
    Washington, April 18 (IANS) US Attorney General William Barr said on Thursday the investigation by special counsel Robert Mueller "found no collusion" between the Donald Trump's campaign and Russia during the 2016 presidential election.
Imran Khan axes Finance Minister amid IMF talks (Lead)
South Africa pick Amla and Steyn in WC squad
  • South Africa pick Amla and Steyn in WC squad(19:38)
    Cape Town, April 18 (IANS) South Africa have backed senior players Hashim Amla and Dale Steyn as they picked their 15-man squad for the 2019 ICC World Cup in England and Wales.
Apple robot can disassemble 200 iPhones per hour
  • Apple robot can disassemble 200 iPhones per hour(19:30)
    Cupertino (California), April 18 (IANS) Apple on Thursday announced to expand its global recycling programmes and introduced Daisy, its recycling robot that is capable of disassembling 200 iPhones per hour.
Indonesian President declares victory in polls
Kim Jong-un to meet Putin in Russia
  • Kim Jong-un to meet Putin in Russia(18:40)
    Moscow, April 18 (IANS) North Korean leader Kim Jong-un will pay a visit to Russia later this month for his first meeting with President Vladimir Putin, the Kremlin said on Thursday.
  • Couple faces death penalty in Thailand for sea home(18:14)
    Bangkok, April 18 (IANS) An American investor and his Thai partner could face the death penalty for allegedly violating Thailand's sovereignty by building a floating house off the coast of the country.
  • How steady supply of beer kept empires afloat(17:30)
    New York, April 18 (IANS) A steady supply of locally-brewed beer kept empires afloat in the past when people came together during festivities in order to recreate and reaffirm their affiliation with their leaders, an interesting study has found.
Imran Khan axes Finance Minister amid IMF talks
  • Imran Khan axes Finance Minister amid IMF talks(17:10)
    Islamabad, April 18 (IANS) Asad Umar was removed as Pakistan Finance Minister on Thursday after mounting criticism over the state of the economy. In a tweet, Umar said the move was "part of a cabinet reshuffle" and that Prime Minister Imran Khan offered him the energy portfolio.
Steady progress on 737 Max certification: Boeing CEO
  • Steady progress on 737 Max certification: Boeing CEO(16:58)
    Washington, April 18 (IANS) Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg has said the company was making "steady progress" toward certification of a software update for the 737 MAX aircraft, grounded worldwide following two crashes within five months.
When Hollywood films, shows predicted reality
  • When Hollywood films, shows predicted reality(16:52)
    New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) The recent Notre Dame fire or Donald Trump's US presidency or the 9/11 attacks. Call it a coincidence, but there have been films and television shows which have managed to show or allude to real-life events long before they have actually happened.
  • 11 security men among 14 killed in Pakistan (2nd Lead)(16:44)
    Islamabad, April 18 (IANS) At least 14 passengers including 11 security personnel were forcibly offloaded from a bus on a highway in Pakistan's Balochistan province and then shot dead by unidentified gunmen on Thursday, officials said.
BP drug shows promise for treating Parkinson's
  • BP drug shows promise for treating Parkinson's(16:44)
    London, April 18 (IANS) Felodipine, a prescribed drug to treat high blood pressure, has shown promise against Parkinson's, Huntington's and forms of dementia in studies carried out in mice and zebrafish at the University of Cambridge.
AI can spur production of safe, clean fusion energy
Greenhouse gas limits on New York high-rises likely
  • Greenhouse gas limits on New York high-rises likely(16:12)
    New York, April 18 (IANS) New York City is set to fight climate change with a plan that would make thousands of high-rises, like the Empire State Building and Trump Tower, to sharply reduce their greenhouse gas emissions.
Replace Pompeo from nuclear talks: N Korea tells US
  • Replace Pompeo from nuclear talks: N Korea tells US(15:40)
    Pyongyang, April 18 (IANS) North Korea on Thursday called on the US to replace Secretary of State Mike Pompeo as head of its team negotiating for the denuclearisation of the Korean Peninsula, state-media said.
Indian-American PAC endorses Harris for President
  • Indian-American PAC endorses Harris for President(15:36)
    Washington, April 18 (IANS) An Indian-American political action committee (PAC) has endorsed Democratic presidential candidate Senator Kamala Harris of Indian and Jamaican descent for the US presidential race.