Ugandans celebrate iconic cable-stay bridge over River Nile

Ugandans are celebrating the commissioning of a new cable stay bridge over the river Nile in the Eastern town of Jinja, described by president Yoweri Museveni as ‘spectacular’ after he toured it by night.   Uganda has opened Africa’s 5th largest bridge in Jinja,in the eastern Part of the country. The bridge has been named ” […]

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US says it could remove India from currency monitoring list

India for the first time was placed by the US in its currency monitoring list of countries with potentially questionable foreign exchange policies in April along with five other countries – China, Germany, Japan, South Korea and Switzerland. By: PTI | Washington | Published: October 18, 2018 8:26:31 am The US could remove India from its currency monitoring […]

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Prince Harry, Meghan expecting their first child in spring

The announcement came as Harry and the former actress Meghan Markle arrived in Sydney at the start of a 16-day visit to Australia, Fiji, Tonga and New Zealand. Hundreds of people gathered to catch a glimpse of the couple after they landed. By: AP | London | Updated: October 15, 2018 2:10:00 pm Prince Harry and his wife […]

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Queen Elizabeth II’s granddaughter princess Eugenie weds at Windsor Castle

The queen and her husband, Prince Philip, attended the wedding, along with other senior royals, including Prince Charles; Prince William and his wife Kate, the duchess of Cambridge; and Prince Harry with Meghan, the duchess of Sussex. By: AP | Windsor | Published: October 12, 2018 9:57:49 pm Britain’s Princess Eugenie married tequila executive Jack Brooksbank in a […]

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These are the best countries to live and work in and to boost your salary

In HSBC’s annual Expat Explorer, Singapore topped the ranking as best place to live and work for a fourth straight year. By: Bloomberg | Published: October 11, 2018 10:42:55 am Moving abroad boosts the average worker’s income by $21,000, with the best-paid staff found in Switzerland, the US and Hong Kong. That’s the conclusion in a survey showing […]

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World Bank head says trade tensions could worsen poverty

Kim joined IMF chief Christine Lagarde and others who warned of the risks to world growth and economic development from threats to world trade after the US-China trade war. By: AP | Nusa Dua | Published: October 11, 2018 12:50:37 pm Escalating trade tensions between the US and China could undo global progress in helping end extreme poverty, […]

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Bangladesh ex-PM Khaleda Zia’s son sentenced to life in 2004 grenade attack case

The attack at the 2004 Awami League rally killed 24 people and injured 500 others, including the then opposition leader and current PM Sheikh Hasina. By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: October 10, 2018 2:05:13 pm A special court in Dhaka Wednesday handed life sentence to the son of former prime minister and opposition leader […]

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Donald Trump says his daughter Ivanka would be dynamite at UN

Dina Powell served in the first year of the Trump administration as the Deputy National Security Adviser for strategy, and was a key player in diplomatic efforts in the Middle East. By: Reuters | Washington | Published: October 10, 2018 10:52:31 am US President Donald Trump said he is certain that his daughter Ivanka would be “dynamite” as […]

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Malaysia ex-PM Najjib Razak’s wife to face money laundering charges

Police found hundreds of luxury handbags, jewelry and cash _ worth more than $266 million _ during raids on apartments linked to the family shortly after Najib’s shocking electoral defeat in May. By: AP | Kuala Lampur | Published: October 4, 2018 7:27:32 am The detained wife of former Malaysian Prime Minister Najjib Razak was brought to court […]

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