North Korea is facing a "significant, historic turning point", state media said on Monday, ahead of a highly-anticipated second summit between Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un.
Japan's SoftBank Group has provided nearly half the cash for the new US$400 million fund by Abu Dhabi's state-owned Mubadala Investment Co that aims to back European start-ups, the Financial Times reported on Monday.
Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri is still adapting to the Premier League but will not compromise on his style of play, much like Pep Guardiola did at Manchester City when he first arrived in England, the London club's assistant coach Gianfranco Zola said.
TNA MPs and Minister of Trade and Commerce Rishard Bathiudeen were engaged in a heated argument with regard to resettlement and providing housing during the district development progress review meeting in Mullathivu District over the weekend.
Four people were killed and nineteen others were injured when a Colombo bound bus from Vavuniya, skidded off the road and crashed into a transformer at Mahawewa Junction in Marawila early this morning.
The government will obtain a US$ 48 million credit line from India for the development of Kankesanthurai Port, an official said yesterday.
The body of a woman, age approximately 50 years, has been recovered from Diyawanna Oya this morning.
Export of grapes from India to Russia and Sri Lanka has halted midway in the season over stronger pest control requirements from the destination countries, the Indian Express reported.
The crown prince, widely known as 'MBS', is staging a high-profile three-country visit. It comes after he came under intense pressure following the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
Self-taught coder Colin Kroll shot to startup fame, allowing him to live life in a fast lane. Friends saw him as a gentle, endearingly awkward soul, but he also fought with colleagues, attracted negative press for his behavior at work and struggled with drugs and alcohol.
Businesses are getting sued over websites that can’t be accessed by the blind, with many companies facing their second or third lawsuit even after reaching settlements to upgrade sites.
A U.K. parliamentary committee rebuked Facebook in a new report that calls for regulation and intensified scrutiny of social-media companies.
Phones are too big and too hard to hold and use with one hand—and that’s why PopSockets last year sold 60 million PopGrips, a grip that attaches to the back of your giant smartphone.
[New Times] Coffee farmers are not as happy as other players along the value chain because they are getting a modest share of revenues, experts in the industry have agreed.
[Nation] Corruption-riddled Kenya Pipeline Company is on the spot again over irregular payment of overtime allowances, according to the latest report of the Auditor-General tabled in Parliament.
[Premium Times] In the early hours of Saturday, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said it could no longer go ahead with the scheduled presidential and National Assembly elections.
LOPBURI -Â YOUNG-GUN Sadom Kaewkanjana survived a topsy-turvy final round to beat fellow former national teammate Kosuke Hamamoto for his maiden Asian Development Tour title in the Bt4-million Thongchai Jaidee Foundation on Sunday.
Gael Monfils defeated good friend Stan Wawrinka 6-3, 1-6, 6-2 on Sunday to win his eighth career title at the Rotterdam Open.
American Reilly Opelka blasted 43 aces past Canadian qualifier Brayden Schnur on the way to capturing his first ATP Tour title at the New York Open on Sunday.
According to the article, diplomats and experts warn that Russia and China may exploit these «trans-Atlantic fissures»
An explicit video of a young girl in a secondary school uniform was circulated online last week. The three-minute video, which appears to have been taken at a staircase landing, shows her performing various sex acts with an unidentified man. The girl, whose face can be seen, appears to be a minor. She was wearing the uniform of an all-girls school. The New Paper understands a police report has been made. A Ministry of Education (MOE) spokesman told TNP the school had found the girl is not a current student.
SINGAPORE - Several trees toppled on Upper Thomson Road after a heavy downpour on Sunday afternoon (Feb 17), causing a traffic jam. A reader told The Straits Times at around 4.45pm that at least one tree fell on the road and hit a car. It was raining heavily then and the wind was strong. When The Straits Times arrived at the scene, the rain had ceased and the car was gone. At least three trees had snapped and their crowns and part of their trunks were lying on the road.
A group of volunteers under the Involvement Volunteers International who are based in Australia are conducting a 2-week awareness program on diabetes in Mele village.
The Vanuatu Police Force (VPF), Police Service Commission (PSC) and Ministry of Internal Affairs must unite to address security issues in the country.
A special committee set up by the Ambae Community in Port Vila to coordinate relief assistance to the affected population of Ambae during the 2017 volcano disaster has closed down its operations center at the Sarabulu Church.
The Vanuatu Daily Post has introduced Chinese language news pages.
The Lini Day celebration on Thursday, February 21 will focus on the importance of nationalism, says committee Chairman, Charles Lini.
The 15-year-old tried to fly to Turkey from London Heathrow in order to head to Syria in December 2014, two months before Shamima Begum (pictured at Gatwick with two other Bethnal Green girls).
George 'Johnny' Johnson, 97, has backed what he called 'incredible' plans for the 95-foot landmark (pictured in an artist's impression), entitled On Freedom's Wings, to be installed in Lincolnshire.
The Prince of Wales said more people taking yoga classes could help the NHS save resources because it has 'proven beneficial effects', with Public Health England vowing to fund them.
DOMINIC LAWSON: I had mentioned that our car was a ‘somewhat battered 14-year-old Land Rover Discovery’. And it was this, that provoked numerous readers to respond.
Prince Carl Philip and his wife Princess Sofia launched their guidebook 'Handbok för nätföräldrar' or 'Guide for Parents' earlier this week.
Club members should embrace ‘AFC Leopards Rescue Team’ with open arms.
Well, Bandari is doing great but I am a worried man.
We must take time to congratulate the little organised nation.