Rome, March 21 (IANS/AKI) Italy’s populist Premier Giuseppe Conte will hold talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping here on Saturday during the latter’s visit to Italy aimed at boosting economic and political ties, it was announced on Wednesday.
Rome, March 20 (IANS/AKI) Italian authorities “continue to follow” the case of 23-year-old Italian aid worker Silvia Romano, who was kidnapped in southern Kenya in November “but haven’t yet got to the bottom of it”, Premier Giuseppe Conte said on Wednesday.
Buenos Aires, March 20 (IANS/AKI) The world needs to harness the power of exchanges between countries in the Global South if it is to reduce poverty and malnutrition while rising to the challenges posed by population growth and climate change, the UN International Fund for Agricultural Development said on Wednesday.
Rio de Janeiro, March 20 (IANS) Gunmen attacked a convoy of trucks carrying uranium fuel to a nuclear power plant near the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro, police said.
Lahore, March 20 (IANS) A court here on Wednesday sentenced a Czech model arrested last year on charges of attempting to smuggle heroin from Pakistan to Abu Dhabi to eight years and eight months in jail.
Dubai, March 20 (IANS) A company in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) said they have fired and deported one of their employees for posting a comment on Facebook celebrating the terror attacks in New Zealand.
Dhaka, March 20 (IANS) Students in parts of Bangladesh capital Dhaka and elsewhere in the country on Wednesday took to the streets in protest against a student’s death in an incident of rash driving.
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) Fugitive diamantaire Nirav Modi was on Wednesday arrested in London in connection with a Rs 13,500 crore Punjab National Bank (PNB) loan default case, official sources here said.
Jakarta, March 20 (IANS) Five unmarried couples were on Wednesday flogged publicly in Indonesia – the world’s largest Muslim-majority country that practices Sharia or strict Islamic law.
Washington, March 20 (IANS) NASA’s first asteroid-sampling mission OSIRIS-REx has observed particle plumes erupting from the surface of Bennu, an asteroid the size of the pyramid at Giza.