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 Biggest strike in years cripples German rail service
71 Views, 19-10-2014, Courtsey News Live

Millions of travellers have been hit by one of the largest railway strikes in Germany which crippled train services across the country.   More than 70 per cent of train services were cancelled yesterday, the first day of a two-day strike, making it biggest since 2008.   The strike has ...Read more

 Japan typhoon death toll rises to six: Reports
58 Views, 07-10-2014, Courtsey News Live

The death toll from a typhoon that pounded Japan this week has risen to six, while five other people including two US serviceman remain missing, reports said Tuesday.   Powerful typhoon Phanfone whirled over Tokyo and other major cities during the Monday morning rush hour, cancelling some 600...Read more

 US healthcare experts express concerns over intellectual Working Group
37 Views, 02-10-2014, Courtsey News Live

Independent American healthcare experts have expressed concerns over the decision of India and the United States to establish a high-level working group on intellectual property to address each other\'s issues.   They have argued that this is a move by the Obama Administration to push New Del...Read more

 Modi to hold breakfast meeting with CEOs of 11 top US companies today
55 Views, 29-09-2014, Courtsey News Live

: He is the best negotiator, and he knows exactly what he wants for the country from the top CEO of any global multinational.   Modi will hold a breakfast meeting with the CEOs of 11 top US companies on Monday, and follow it up with one-on-one meetings with six individual CEOs of top US compa...Read more

Bainimarama sworn in as Fiji`s PM
54 Views, 22-09-2014, Courtsey News Live

Coup leader Voreqe Bainimarama was sworn in as Fiji`s new prime minister on Monday, five days after the South Pacific nation held its first general election since 2006.   With official results confirming Bainimarama had swept the election with almost 60 percent of the vote, he was sworn in ...Read more

 Riot breaks out in Bolivian prison
65 Views, 18-09-2014, Courtsey News Live

Inmates at a Bolivian prison set sheets and clothes on fire to prevent authorities from searching for weapons, three days after a shootout between Bolivian and foreign-born inmates left four people dead and 10 injured, authorities said.   Anibal Camacho, a spokesman for the inmates of El Abra...Read more

 UN urges probe into military massacre in Iraq
52 Views, 04-09-2014, Courtsey News Live

The UN has urged the Iraqi government to launch a probe into the attack on a military base in June.   "The UN`s Special Representative for Iraq, Nickolay Mladenov, has called on the Iraqi authorities to conduct a public investigation into the attack at Camp Speicher when it was seized by...Read more

 Taliban attack Afghan intelligence office, three killed
63 Views, 30-08-2014, Courtsey News Live

Taliban militants on Saturday attacked an Afghan intelligence service office in the eastern city of Jalalabad, killing at least three people in a bomb and gun assault, officials said.   "The attack was carried out by a vehicle bomb on the Nangarhar provincial NDS office, and then some mi...Read more

Japan PM Shinzo Abe sends support message to war criminals service
65 Views, 27-08-2014, Courtsey News Live

: "I express my grief at the death of martyrs... who sacrificed their lives to form the foundation of peace and prosperity in Japan today," according to two participants and a report by the Asahi Shimbun newspaper.   "I pledge to work towards the future harmonious coexistence o...Read more

British Ebola victim flown home as Congo finds new outbreak
43 Views, 25-08-2014, Courtsey News Live

A British medical worker was flown home from West Africa on Sunday after becoming the first Briton infected in an Ebola epidemic, and a separate new outbreak of the disease was detected in Democratic Republic of Congo. A specially adapted Royal Air Force cargo plane picked up the male healthcare ...Read more