Texan girl, 10, dies of rare brain-eating amoeba

A 10-year-old girl has died in the hospital, her family said in a statement on Monday, after she contracted a rare brain-eating amoeba while swimming in a Texas river. Lily Mae Avant swam in a river and lake over the Labor Day holiday weekend earlier in September,...

Apple embarks on EU court battle over 13-bn-euro tax bill

Apple embarks on an epic court battle with the EU on Tuesday, fighting the commission’s landmark order that the iPhone-maker reimburse Ireland 13 billion euros ($14 billion) in back taxes. Lawyers for the world’s biggest company will face EU officials in...

Making waves: US youngsters gear up for climate protests

For years, teenager Nora Gell from New York had learned about the environment and recycling at school, but her commitment to protecting the planet ended there. “When we went home, it didn’t matter; it was a small issue that we could afford to ignore at...

Felix leading the charge for revenge against Ronaldo’s Juventus

Young gun Joao Felix will lead the charge on Wednesday as his Atletico Madrid seek revenge on Juventus and their old enemy Cristiano Ronaldo in a potentially fiery Champions League opener. Felix, touted as the heir to Ronaldo’s throne, will make his debut in...

Time ticking for Pochettino’s Tottenham to prove they are winners

Tottenham’s improbable rollercoaster run to the club’s first ever Champions League final last season has masked a steady decline in results for Mauricio Pochettino’s men stretching back to February. The tension, emotion and elation of the late drama...

US World Cup star Morgan ruled out for rest of 2019 season

United States women’s soccer star Alex Morgan said Monday she would not play again this season as she aims to fix a knee injury that has bothered her since the World Cup. The 30-year-old Orlando Pride forward, one of the most prominent players on the United...

Algerian head of state has sent a large basket of flowers to the Korean Embassy

On the occasion of the 71st anniversary of the founding of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, the head of the country, Abdelkadir Ben Riceleh Algerian Democratic People's Republic of Korea, sent a large basket of flowers to the Korean Embassy in Korea. Great...

Self-help is the lifeline of our socialism

The full text of the theory of personal penitentiation, published in the Labor News, is as follows. Today's economic construction Daejin-gun is a tremendous creative war to hold the rebirth as a sword of prosperity and embrace the new miracle of history. The beloved...

Krähenbühl: UNRWA to continue support to Palestinians

General of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA), Pierre Krähenbühl, hailed on Monday the support offered by Syria to the Agency throughout history, stressing the important cooperation between the two sides and thanking Syria for its...

Mikdad receives new UN activities and humanitarian affairs resident coordinator

Deputy Foreign and Expatriates Minister Fayssal Mikdad on Monday received Imran Riza, the new resident coordinator of UN activities and humanitarian affairs in Syria, who presented his credentials to the Deputy Minister. Mikdad welcomed Riza in Syria, stressing the...

Felix leading the charge for revenge against Ronaldo’s Juventus

Young gun Joao Felix will lead the charge on Wednesday as his Atletico Madrid seek revenge on Juventus and their old enemy Cristiano Ronaldo in a potentially fiery Champions League opener. Felix, touted as the heir to Ronaldo’s throne, will make his debut in...

Time ticking for Pochettino’s Tottenham to prove they are winners

Tottenham’s improbable rollercoaster run to the club’s first ever Champions League final last season has masked a steady decline in results for Mauricio Pochettino’s men stretching back to February. The tension, emotion and elation of the late drama...

US World Cup star Morgan ruled out for rest of 2019 season

United States women’s soccer star Alex Morgan said Monday she would not play again this season as she aims to fix a knee injury that has bothered her since the World Cup. The 30-year-old Orlando Pride forward, one of the most prominent players on the United...

US Open champion Andreescu feted in hometown

Bianca Andreescu, who beat Serena Williams in the US Open final to become Canada’s first Grand Slam singles champion, was honoured with a rally in her hometown on Sunday. “I am truly blessed,” the beaming 19-year-old told hundreds gathered to...

Alcacer in electric form ahead of clash with former club Barcelona

A former bench-warmer at Barcelona, Borussia Dortmund sharpshooter Paco Alcacer is hoping to hurt his former club when the two teams meet in the Champions League on Tuesday. Alcacer, 26, joined Dortmund in 2018 after struggling to hold down a place in the first team...

Smith unfazed by burden of Australia run-scoring

Steve Smith refused to blame his inconsistent teammates for their batting failures during the Ashes after he again shouldered the run-scoring burden for Australia on Friday. The former skipper scored 80 at the Oval — his lowest total of a sensational series...

Bangabandhu National Gold Cup Football held in Sadar upazila

The final match of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman National Gold Cup Football Tournament U-17 held at Sheikh Russell Mini Stadium at Tulshighat of Sadar upazila of the district yesterday afternoon amid much festivity. Sadar Upazila Krira...

Leipzig await Bayern Munich on bumper Bundesliga Saturday

RB Leipzig coach Julian Nagelsmann has called on his team to confirm they are Bundesliga title contenders when they face reigning champions Bayern Munich in one of two top-of-the-table clashes this weekend. Leipzig host Bayern on Saturday evening, just hours after...

Sarri back, Ronaldo firing on all cylinders as Juventus head for Fiorentina

Cristiano Ronaldo returns to Italian league action after his four-goal spree for Portugal as Juventus head for Fiorentina on Saturday also boosted by coach Maurizio Sarri’s highly-anticipated debut on the bench after a bout of pneumonia. The ex-Chelsea coach...

Liverpool leave title rivals breathless

Liverpool’s sizzling start to the Premier League season has left their title rivals breathless and the red-hot leaders are expected to maintain their perfect record against Newcastle on Saturday. Jurgen Klopp’s side have seized the early initiative in the...

Resolving the nuclear deadlock, Trump is willing to talk with the Iranian president

US President Trump said today that he is willing to meet with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani in the next few weeks. The G7 summit in France, which was held earlier in France, talked about the Iranian nuclear program. Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif...

Trump will visit the shooting case sadly El Paso sent a welcome voice

After two shootings in the United States in the weekend to take away 31 lives, President Trump tried to unite the people of the country, but because of his anti-immigration tone caused anger, one of the shooting sites Residents of the city of El Paso, Texas, said...

Zelensky set to coordinate Normandy Four meeting date in phone calls with Macron, Merkel on Wednesday (Part 2)

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has said he might have phone calls with French President Emmanuel Macron and German Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday to discuss the situation in eastern Ukraine and the possibility of a soonest meeting in the...

Pound dives on increased no-deal Brexit prospect

The pound fell against the dollar and euro on Wednesday as Britain’s government moved to extend the suspension of parliament, increasing the likelihood of a no-deal Brexit. Meanwhile, global stocks had a mixed day, with Wall Street staging a late rally,...

Tokyo stocks open modestly higher

Tokyo stocks opened slightly higher on Wednesday, as positive sentiment from China’s announcement of stimulus and bargain-hunting purchases offset the negative impact of losses on Wall Street. The benchmark Nikkei 225 index was up 0.20 percent or 41.11 points...

China’s yuan sinks to lowest in 11 years amid trade tension

China’s currency on Monday slid to its lowest point in more than 11 years as concerns over the US trade war and the potential for global recession weighed on markets. The onshore yuan fell to 7.1487 to the US dollar, its weakest point since early 2008, in Asian...

US-China trade deal in doubt, Trump says US ‘not ready’

President Donald Trump cast more doubt on chances for a trade deal with Beijing on Friday, signaling he might cancel talks set for September amid an intensifying US-China trade war. “We’ll see whether or not we keep our meeting in September,” Trump...

Global Easing Gathers Pace as New Zealand Shocks With Bigger Cut

The dovish turn sweeping the global economy gathered pace Wednesday as New Zealand shocked markets with a half-percentage point interest-rate cut, sending its currency tumbling. Reserve Bank Governor Adrian Orr and his policy committee slashed the official cash rate...

Australia’s Trade Surplus Swells to Fresh Record as Imports Drop

Australia’s trade surplus rocketed to a fresh record in June as iron ore receipts pushed even higher and a falling international oil price lopped a chunk off imports. The windfall swelled to A$8 billion ($5.4 billion), a third higher than May’s upwardly...

Hong Kong’s Stock Rout Enters 10th Day, Worst Streak Since 1984

Hong Kong stock investors headed for the exit as economic woes, street protests and China’s weak yuan intensified worries over potential outflows from the city. The MSCI Hong Kong Index pared an earlier drop to fall 0.8% as of the mid-day break, heading for a...

Hordes of Earth’s toughest creatures may now be living on Moon

There might be life on the Moon after all: thousands of virtually indestructible creatures that can withstand extreme radiation, sizzling heat, the coldest temperatures of the universe,and decades without food. These terrifying-sounding beings aren’t aliens but...
Texan girl, 10, dies of rare brain-eating amoeba

Texan girl, 10, dies of rare brain-eating amoeba

A 10-year-old girl has died in the hospital, her family said in a statement on Monday, after she contracted a rare brain-eating amoeba while swimming in a Texas river. Lily Mae Avant swam in a river and lake over the Labor Day holiday weekend earlier in September,...

Self-help is the lifeline of our socialism

Self-help is the lifeline of our socialism

The full text of the theory of personal penitentiation, published in the Labor News, is as follows. Today's economic construction Daejin-gun is a tremendous creative war to hold the rebirth as a sword of prosperity and embrace the new miracle of history. The beloved...