The clock is ticking in the hunt for acoustic pings coming from the voice recorder fitted to the jet. It has a 90-day beacon, the manufacturer's online brochure shows. The post Hunt for Crashed Lion Air Jet’s Black Box Delayed by Bad Weather appeared first on The Irrawaddy.
The Taliban say «another» meeting is to be held with the United States, this time in the United Arab Emirates and involving representatives of Saudi Arabia,
Omar al-Bashir expresses hopes Syria will soon recover important regional role in talks with President Bashar al-Assad.
DOHA (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump has told his Turkish counterpart Tayyip Erdogan that Washington is working on extraditing a U.S.-based Muslim cleric accused of orchestrating a failed Turkish coup in 2016, Turkey’s foreign minister said on Sunday.
A 35 year- old mother of five, Joyce Banda has given birth to quadruplets atS alima District Hospital. Joyce Banda pictured with her babies few hours after delivery.-Photo by Watson Maingu, Mana The four babies... The post Mother of five delivers quadruplets in Salima, appeal for support appeared first on Malawi Nyasa Times - Malawi breaking news in Malawi.
Office of President and Cabinet (OPC) has responded to the petition delivered a month ago by Women Lawyers Association who asked President Peter Mutharika to rescind the appointment into Cabinet of Charles Mchacha, the governing Democratic... The post Mchacha gets OPC backing, responds to Women Lawyers Association appeared first on Malawi Nyasa Times - Malawi breaking news in Malawi.
The Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) has confirmed it is interested to investigate claims by Member of Parliament (MP) for Dowa West Alexander Kusamba Dzonzi (Malawi Congress Party) that he was offered K200 million bribe to abandon tabling of... The post ACB probes K200m bribe claim in interest cap Bill: Summons MP Dzonzi after Malawi News report appeared first on Malawi Nyasa Times - Malawi breaking news in Malawi.
Divisions have ensued in the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) in Chikwawa North Constituency following the party’s decision to indorse Owen Chomanika as the winner of a disputed primary elections which fomer Energy and Mining... The post Divisions in DPP over disputed Chikwawa primaries: Grain Malunga to contest as independent, Chomani gets party ticket appeared first on Malawi Nyasa Times - Malawi breaking news in Malawi.
Thousands of delegates have descended on Bingu International Conference Centre of Lilongwe this Monday, facing a crucial decision on what direction Malawi will take after May 21 2019 Tripartite Elections with Vice President Saulos Chilima... The post Battle for Malawi’s future takes center stage at UTM convention appeared first on Malawi Nyasa Times - Malawi breaking news in Malawi.
Bishkek, Dec. 17, 2018. /Kabar/. A Kyrgyz delegation led by Deputy Minister of Health of the Kyrgyz Republic Madamin Karatayev took part in the Third World Muslim Health Societies Congress, held at the end of last week in Istanbul, the Republic of Turkey. The press service of the Ministry of Health of the Kyrgyz Republic reported that the forum was organized by the World Islamic Health Union, established in 2016. It was attended by 255 delegates from 65 countries, who discussed problems of the development of health systems in the Islamic world. Kyrgyzstan shared its achievements and plans for the coming years.
Bishkek, Dec. 17, 2018. / Kabar /. 5 people were killed in a traffic accident near the village of Krasnaya Rechka on Bishkek-Naryn-Torugart highway. According to the press service of the Ministry of Emergency Situations, on Dec. 16, Volkswagen Passat and Toyota Ipsum collided at about 4:25 pm. As a result of the collision, the Volkswagen-Passat was completely burned out. 3 people were injured, 4 men were killed in Toyota Ipsum. The driver of the Volkswagen Passat was also killed. In general, the accident killed 5 people. “Firefighters and rescuers of the Ministry of Emergency Situations extinguished the burning car, 3 victims were hospitalized in the local hospital. And the bodies of the dead were taken to the morgue,” the report said.
Bishkek, Dec. 17, 2018. /Kabar/. The Miss Universe 2018 pageant, where Kyrgyzstan was represented for the first time, ended on Monday in Bangkok. This year’s winner is beauty from the Philippines Catriona Gray. The beauty contest took place in the cities of Thailand from November 29 to December 17. The chance to display the Kyrgyz flag and demonstrate all the Asian beauty at such a large-scale event befell 20-year-old Begimai Karybekova. Previously, the girl faced a barrage of negative comments from armchair critics; she replied to them in her post: “I am going to Miss Universe contest at my immense wish, spending my hard-earned money, not at somebody else’s expense and not for my personal fame. Raising the flag of my homeland at a world-wide ceremony is the highest honor and honorable duty for me”. This patriotic aspiration has moved users of social media of the Kyrgyz net, they began to shower her with words of support. 94 beauties from all over the world took part in the competition; Kyrgyzstan managed to impress famous models with its national outfit, thereby acquainting the world with a small state in Central Asia. The Kyrgyz contestant entered the stage in robes woven by local designers - be it a national dress, be it an evening dress, demonstrating the talents of our people. Despite the outcome of the finals, compatriots began to encourage Karybekova and note that this was only the beginning of her career.
Amendments to the Tax Code have entered into force in Turkmenistan, according to which, the excise tax rates on certain types of goods and products have changed, Trend reports with reference to a document published in Turkmen media. Excise duties on imported alcohol products were increased by ten percent. Earlier, the excise rate on beer was 50 percent of the customs value, but not less than five manats per liter, the excise rate on beverages containing up to 20 percent of alcohol was 100 percent, but not less than 25 manats per liter, while the excise rate on beverages containing over 20 percent of alcohol was 100 percent, but not less than 40 manats per liter. The excise rate on imported spirit used in the manufacture of alcoholic beverages, with the exception of the one imported for medical purposes, as well as by state-owned companies, has increased by 20 percent. Excise rates on tobacco products imported into Turkmenistan have increased by 17 percent. Prior to this, excise taxes on tobacco accounted for 30 percent, but not less than $2 per pack. As for local production, the excise rate on beer, wine, spirits and other alcoholic beverages also increased by 10 percent. Alcohol prices for retail sale have also increased by 10 percent.
Bishkek, Dec. 17, 2018. /Kabar/. Head of the government of Kyrgyzstan Mukhammedkalyi Abylgaziyev will take part in the second meeting of the Council of Heads of Border Regions of the Kyrgyz Republic and the Republic of Uzbekistan, which will be held in Osh Oblast on December 18. The Uzbek delegation will be headed by the country's Prime Minister Abdulla Aripov. The Council was established in accordance with the Memorandum of Understanding between the governments of Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan on the creation of the Council of Plenipotentiary Representatives of the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic in the border areas and Hokims of the border regions of the Republic of Uzbekistan, signed in Bishkek during the state visit of President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev on September 5-6, 2017, with the aim of developing contacts at the interregional level and expanding cooperation between the border areas of the two countries. The press service of the Government’s Office of the Kyrgyz Republic reported that during the second meeting of the Council it is planned to discuss development of the trade, economic, cultural and humanitarian cooperation between the regions of the two countries. The Kyrgyz delegation includes heads of ministries and departments, governors of Batken, Jalal-Abad and Osh oblasts, as well as heads of the territorial authorities of the border regions.
The swearing-in of Cabinet Ministers is likely to be delayed since discussions were still underway on the assignment of portfolios to MPs joining the Government from the United People’s Freedom Alliance (UPFA), sources said last afternoon.
Most of the UNPers had insisted that the new Cabinet should be confined to 30 Ministers, UNP MP Eran Wickrmaratne said yesterday.
Chief Ministers of six provincial Councils had decided not to support the new government headed by Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, Western Province Chief Minister Isura Devapriya said yesterday.
Catriona Gray from the Philippines was crowned Miss Universe on Monday, the fourth time the Southeast Asian country has won the international beauty pageant.
The Delegation of the European Union today welcomed the peaceful and democratic resolution of the political crisis in Sri Lanka in accordance with the constitution.
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Public libraries say international publishers are increasingly charging unfair prices and limiting access to e-books and e-audio books, despite a growing demand from patrons.
Baffinland Iron Mines says a worker has died after a single-vehicle accident at the Mary River mine site.
The cut will mean the end of a number of initiatives for at-risk youth, including an after-school program established in the wake of the so-called «summer of the gun» in Toronto.
She opened up her birthday party to the community to take donations and encouraged all who attended to bring a gift for two kids who lost their home to a fire.
More than 600 vehicles, ranging from pickups to semis, convoyed through Grande Prairie in northwestern Alberta on Sunday as part of a rally supporting the province’s oil and gas industry.
Two seasoned journalists in the country have hailed President Peter Mutharika for being awarded and named the “Promoter of media freedom in Malawi, saying the Head of State has deservedly been recognised. President Mutharika receives... The post Mutharika ‘deservedly’ scoops media freedom award appeared first on Malawi Nyasa Times - Malawi breaking news in Malawi.
Quebec's premier is quick to reject «dirty» oil from Western Canada in favour of hydro power, but new data indicate the province's citizens are buying record amounts of gasoline and increasingly purchasing trucks and bigger homes.
An Ottawa family that has for years built an outdoor hockey rink on its front lawn for the neighbourhood children to enjoy is being forced to take it down after a neighbour complained, calling it an eyesore and alleging that it violates city bylaws.
A rally in support of Alberta's oil industry drew hundreds of supporters who cheered as speakers delivered a message that the rest of Canada needs to be thankful for the prosperity the province provides.
A heartwarming video of a daughter signing lyrics for her deaf dad at a rock concert in Edmonton has been viewed more than eight million times.
The Ontario government is slashing millions of dollars in funding for programs that are aimed at providing students with extra skills and support, leaving school boards to figure out how students will be affected.
Outgoing Republican House speaker Paul Ryan is being accused of hypocrisy and nepotism, for championing Donald Trump’s hardline immigration policies yet pushing to loosen visa requirements for migrants from his family’s homeland. Read Full Article at RT.com
Saudi Arabia faced ridicule online after it reminded the international community of its strict ban on Christmas tree imports and celebrations ahead of the holiday season, despite its much-touted liberal reforms and social changes. Read Full Article at RT.com