Archive of March 2016

EU states urged to share more intelligence with airports

BRUSSELS: European Union aviation security experts agreed on Thursday that police and intelligence agencies should share more information with transport authorities and operators to help...

Nigeria's Buhari to check budget bill ‘ministry by ministry’ before signing

ABUJA: Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari will check the 2016 budget bill that parliament passed last week "ministry by ministry" before signing it, he said on...

US Jan. crude output falls 56,000 bpd to 9.179mn bpd

NEW YORK: US crude oil production fell for the fourth consecutive month in January, but rising output from shale formations in Texas highlighted US producers'...

Argentina soy crop seen at 60mn tonnes, up from 58mn

BUENOS AIRES: Argentine farmers will harvest 60 million tonnes of 2015-16 soybeans, the Buenos Aires Grains Exchange said on Thursday in its weekly crop report,

Palestinian telecoms sector revenues plunge: World Bank

JERUSALEM: The Palestinian mobile phone industry lost more than $1 billion (885 million euros) in revenues in the past three years, the World Bank estimated...

India v West Indies World T20 scoreboard

MUMBAI: Scoreboard from the World Twenty20 semi-final between India and West Indies at Mumbai's Wankhede stadium on ThursdayIndiaR. Sharma lbw b Badree 43A. Rahane c...

UN's Ban 'shocked to the core' by peacekeeper sex abuse claims

UNITED NATIONS: UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is "shocked to the core" by allegations of sexual abuse by UN peacekeepers and French troops in the Central...

Erdogan condemns Diyarbakir bombing, says seven dead

WASHINGTON: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan urged Europe to get behind his campaign against Kurdish separatists Thursday, condemning the latest attack against Turkish forces."We have...

Obama, allies vow to 'vigilantly enforce' N.Korea sanctions

WASHINGTON: The United States, Japan and South Korea committed Thursday to work more closely to enforce UN sanctions against North Korea's nuclear and ballistic missile...

West Indies stun India to reach World T20 final

MUMBAI: India's dreams of a World Twenty20 title on home soil were shattered on Thursday after the West Indies stunned the hosts by seven wickets...