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Argentina's treasury minister resigns

Argentina´s Treasury Minister Nicolas Dujovne has resigned, saying in a letter that he believed the government needed 'significant renewal' in its economic team amid a crisis which saw the peso...

  Asia / South Asia

China donates school bags, stationeries to Myanmar students

China Foundation for Poverty Alleviation (CFPA) Myanmar Office donated 100,000 school bags and stationeries to Myanmar students under Panda Pack Project for 2019-2020 academic year in Yangon on Saturday. Under the Panda Pack project, Saturday's donation of school bags which include stationeries called panda packs covers 15 townships in Myanmar's states and regions. Since 2017, panda packs have been donated...

Magnitude 5.0 quake jolts Taiwan

A 5.0-magnitude earthquake jolted Hualien County in eastern Taiwan at 12:05 pm Sunday, according to the China Earthquake Networks Center (CENC). The epicentre, with a depth of 6 km, was monitored at 23.74 degrees north latitude and 121.57 degrees east longitude, Xinhua reported citing the CENC.

  Americas

Argentina's treasury minister resigns

Argentina´s Treasury Minister Nicolas Dujovne has resigned, saying in a letter that he believed the government needed 'significant renewal' in its economic team amid a crisis which saw the peso plunge this week. Dujovne said in a letter to Argentine President Mauricio Macri that he had given his “all” to the job, helped tame a...

  Europe

  Europe

Car bomb kills three UN staff in Libya

A bomb-laden vehicle exploded Saturday outside a shopping mall in Libya's eastern city of Benghazi, killing at least three UN staff members, a spokesman for the United Nations secretary-general said. The attack came even as the country's warring sides said they accepted a cease-fire proposed by the UN aimed at halting combat in the capital Tripoli during an upcoming Muslim...

Egypt security forces kill 17 militants

Security forces killed at least 17 suspected militants in raids in Cairo and in another province, Egypt officials said Thursday, four days after a car filled with explosives wrecked outside the county's main cancer hospital, killing at least 20 people in the ensuing explosion. The Interior Ministry, which oversees the police, said in a statement that eight of the militants...