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Official count gives Widodo election victory in Indonesia

Posted on Tuesday, 21 May 2019 08:37 PM | No Comments
Incumbent President Joko Widodo won last month’s Indonesian election with 55.5 percent of votes against 44.5 percent for his challenger, retired General Prabowo Subianto, the election commission’s official count announced...

Blast hits tourist bus, injuring over 10 in Cairo

Posted on Monday, 20 May 2019 08:45 PM | No Comments
An explosion hit a tourist bus near the Egyptian capital of Cairo on Sunday, injuring at least 10 people. The blast occurred in the afternoon when the bus carrying 25...

Internet abuzz over Google suspending business with Huawei

Posted on Monday, 20 May 2019 12:25 PM | No Comments
Google has suspended some business with Huawei after United States President Donald Trump added Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd. to a trade blacklist. This includes the transfer of hardware, software and...

Mali: At least 15 killed in Bamako floods

Posted on Friday, 17 May 2019 06:49 PM | No Comments
At least 15 people died at the start to the rainy season in Bamako, the capital of Mali, following heavy overnight rain that flooded several parts of the city on...

Qatar brings first newly-built 2022 World Cup stadium to life

Posted on Friday, 17 May 2019 06:38 PM | No Comments
Qatar inaugurated the first of seven new World Cup 2022 stadiums on Thursday (May 16), just weeks before a crucial FIFA summit will decide whether to expand the tournament and...

Smog-ridden Mexico City suspends school classes due to pollution

Posted on Friday, 17 May 2019 06:28 PM | No Comments
Mexico’s government ordered schools in and around Mexico City to be closed on Thursday (May 16) in an extraordinary step taken due to elevated levels of pollution in the smog-wreathed...

World leaders, tech CEOs meet ahead of summit against online extremism

Posted on Thursday, 16 May 2019 04:46 PM | No Comments
World leaders and executives of large tech companies gathered in Paris on Wednesday (May 15) for discussions aimed at curbing online violence in the aftermath of the Christchurch mosque attacks...

Driverless electric truck starts deliveries on Swedish public road

Posted on Thursday, 16 May 2019 03:24 PM | No Comments
Resembling the helmet of a Star Wars stormtrooper, a driverless electric truck began daily freight deliveries on a public road in Sweden on Wednesday (May 15), in what’s been described...

German police investigate mysterious crossbow killings

Posted on Tuesday, 14 May 2019 07:53 PM | No Comments
German prosecutors on Monday (May 13) said they were waiting on autopsy results after two further corpses turned up in Lower Saxony linked to three people found dead with crossbow...

Trash found littering ocean floor in deepest-ever sub dive

Posted on Tuesday, 14 May 2019 07:35 PM | No Comments
On the deepest dive ever made by a human inside a submarine, a Texas investor and explorer found something he could have found in the gutter of nearly any street...