Japan says Chinese ship was transferring cargo to North Korea, defying sanctions

Japan says Chinese ship was transferring cargo to North Korea, defying sanctions

Japan on Tuesday said it had detected what appeared to be a Chinese-flagged vessel, 350 kilometres off Shanghai, conducting illegal transfers to a North Korean ship. Story continues below “Following a comprehensive assessment, the government of Japan strongly suspects that they conducted ship-to-ship...
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Italy political crisis hits financial markets

Italy political crisis hits financial markets

Image copyright ANDREAS SOLARO/AFP Image caption Former IMF official Carlo Cottarelli is now interim prime minister Fears over Italy’s political upheaval spread to Wall Street after Europe’s financial markets closed lower. The prospect of fresh ele...
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Trump’s China tariffs could be imposed in June

Trump’s China tariffs could be imposed in June

Image copyright AFP/Getty Image caption If the US moves ahead with tariffs, China has threatened to retaliate with tariffs on US items such as soybeans The US has said it plans to impose 25% tariffs on $50bn worth of Chinese...
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Al Jazeera defends cricket match-fixing film after ICC criticism

Al Jazeera defends cricket match-fixing film after ICC criticism

Al Jazeera has hit back at criticism from world cricket’s governing body, the ICC, for not sharing evidence of match-fixing before broadcasting a documentary that has made headlines around the world. Alex Marshall, the head of the International Cricket C...
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A Brief History of America’s Appetite for Macaroni and Cheese

A Brief History of America’s Appetite for Macaroni and Cheese

Being a judge at a macaroni and cheese competition in San Francisco taught me a lot about American food. The competitors were mostly chefs, and the audience—the online tickets sold out in minutes—was soaking up the chance to be at...
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Africa:Ms Geek Africa Is Encouraging Girls From Across Africa to Use Technology to Improve Everyday Life

Africa:Ms Geek Africa Is Encouraging Girls From Across Africa to Use Technology to Improve Everyday Life

Photo: The New Times First Lady Jeannette Kagame hands Ms Geek Africa winner Waiganjo her prize (file photo). By Kylie Kiunguyu Girls in ICT Rwanda celebrated the fifth anniversary of Ms Geek with the second edition of Ms Geek Africa,...
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Cricket match-fixers suspended amid calls for police probe

Cricket match-fixers suspended amid calls for police probe

Sri Lanka’s sports minister has urged the country’s cricket board to hand over the inquiry into Al Jazeera’s pitch-fixing allegations to law enforcement authorities.  The move follows the Sri Lanka board’s decision to suspend players a...
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Ministry of Home Affairs approves construction of 14,000 new Army bunkers along the International Border and LoC

Ministry of Home Affairs approves construction of 14,000 new Army bunkers along the International Border and LoC

The Ministry of Home Affairs on Monday said it has approved Rs 415 crore for construction of more than 14,000 bunkers along the International Border (IB) and Line of Control (LoC) to protect the border residents in Jammu and Kashmir....
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North Korea’s Kim Yong-chol heads to US for talks

North Korea’s Kim Yong-chol heads to US for talks

Image copyright Reuters Image caption General Kim Yong-chol (L) is regularly seen at Kim Jong-un’s side One of North Korea’s most senior officials is travelling to New York, as preparations for a planned summit gather pace. Former intelligence chie...
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TN HSC Plus One Result 2018: DGE to declare first year scores on 30 May; check results on tnresults.nic.in

TN HSC Plus One Result 2018: DGE to declare first year scores on 30 May; check results on tnresults.nic.in

The Tamil Nadu Directorate of Government Examinations (TNDGE) will declare the Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) First year (11th) 2018 exam, better known as the Tamil Nadu Plus One exam or TN HSC plus one examination, on 30 May, 2018. The DGE...
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