World - Business

31
August

The European Union has called emergency talks on tackling the bloc's escalating migration crisis, BBC reported. The EU presidency said interior ministers from all 28 member states would hold an extraordinary meeting on 14 September, and the crisis had reached "unprecedented proportions".

30
August

Mbabane (Swaziland) (AFP) - A road accident in Swaziland killed 38 girls and seriously injured 20 others who had been on their way to a traditional ceremony where King Mswati III can choose a new wife, pro-democracy activists reported.

28
August

US: US President Barack Obama on Wednesday apologised to Tokyo after WikiLeaks claimed Washington had spied on Japanese politicians, a government spokesman said Wednesday.

28
August

Nigeria’s High Commissioner in Sri Lanka, S U Ahmed said that they were not represented very well in Sri Lanka though they have been doing business for a long time with Sri Lanka.

28
August

For the first time over a billion people used Facebook on a single day, according to company founder Mark Zuckerberg.

 

The "milestone" was reached on Monday, when "1 in 7 people on Earth used Facebook to connect with their friends and family", he said in a post.

28
August

Hundreds of people are feared dead after two boats carrying up to 500 migrants capsized off the Libyan city of Zuwara, BBC reported quoting residents and officials.

30
August

Including purple potatoes in your daily diet can help prevent cancer as researchers, including one of Indian-origin, have discovered that compounds found in purple potatoes help kill colon cancer stem cells and limit the spread of the deadly disease.

27
August

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has sent a congratulatory message to Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe on his swearing in as Sri Lanka's Prime Minister.

27
August

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, who is currently in Astana, has shared his vision of establishing energy and trade corridors with Central Asian states.

23
August

An explosion hit a chemical plant on Saturday night in eastern China, the official Xinhua state news agency said, citing local authorities.

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