More than a dozen killed in two car bomb attacks

More than a dozen killed in two car bomb attacks

MOGADISHU – At least 21 people were killed in two separate car-bomb attacks in Somalia on Saturday, one in Mogadishu and another at a military training base in the southern…

Protesters kill police with spears, axes

Protesters kill police with spears, axes

KATHMANDU – Protesters in western Nepal have killed at least seven police officers as violent clashes broke out over the country’s proposals for a new constitution. Thousands of people had…

Cuba seeks more investments

HAVANA – A visiting Belgian delegation will attend a business forum here Thursday to explore investment opportunities in Cuba. Entrepreneurs from both countries will analyze the potential to expand commercial…

DPP to decide on charges for teen

PORT OF SPAIN – The Director of Public Prosecutions, Roger Gaspard SC was approached on Monday evening by Homicide Investigators for instructions on how to charge the 18-year-old girl who…

Global shares nosedive on China economic woes

Stock markets across the world have fallen sharply as fears of a Chinese economic slowdown continue to haunt investors. London’s FTSE 100 index closed down 4.6% at 5,898.87, with major…

Koreas reach a deal in talks

Koreas reach a deal in talks

TOKYO — South Korea said Tuesday that it had resolved a dispute with North Korea that had heightened tensions on the peninsula, with the north agreeing to apologize for its provocations…

Rowley critical of TnT’s foreign policy, and supports Sir Ronald

Rowley critical of TnT’s foreign policy, and supports Sir Ronald

PORT OF SPAIN – A People’s National Movement (PNM) government will move to have a bigger role in the affairs of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) if it wins the September 7 general…

France honours heroes for train attack ‘courage’

France honours heroes for train attack ‘courage’

Paris – President Francois Hollande on Monday bestowed France’s highest honour on a group of Americans and a Briton who overpowered a Moroccan gunman on a crowded train, saying the…

Eyes on two more weather systems

Danny is no longer much organised, but two more weather systems are being monitored. All eyes are now on a tropical disturbance located about half way between the Cape Verde…

Capital’s population sees shrinking growth amid economic upgrading

The growth rate of Beijing’s population is expected to slow down, analysts said, as the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei Coordinated Development Program (CDP) moves forward, including the relocation of labor-intensive industries to neighboring…