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so maybe you’ve always wanted that exotic beach getaway on the other side of the world…so you can chill out in some of the finest, untouched beaches in the world…in Asia. But unfortunately, you may have hit a snag when it comes...
Media reports citing security sources say one Jordanian was killed and one Israeli seriously injured.
Israeli authorities are believed to be evacuating embassy staff.
The heavily protected embassy is located in the Rabiyeh neighbourhood, an affluent part of Amman.
Israeli authorities are not commenting on the incident and have imposed reporting restrictions.
On Friday, thousands of Jordanians protested in Amman against Israel over the installation...
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6 Reasons Apple Is So Successful
One of the more interesting questions I get asked about as an industry analyst who’s followed Apple since 1981 is why Apple is so successful. It’s an honest question because to those unfamiliar with Apple, the company’s rise and current dominance in non-PC devices is somewhat puzzling.
The history of Apple
Our Apple history feature includes information about The foundation of Apple and the...
The Supreme Court (SC) on Wednesday ordered the medical colleges to admit students under the post graduate programme on merit basis.
A single bench of Acting Chief Justice Gopal Prasad Parajuli also ordered the medical colleges to follow the tuition fee fixed by the Tribhuvan University.
Flouting the government’s decision and the SC’s interim order that the admissions should be based on merit, the colleges are found to have been enrolling...
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has condemned what he called an “armed terrorist attack,” which saw grenades and gunfire launched from a helicopter over the capital’s Supreme Court building.
In a televised address on state TV Tuesday, Maduro said one of the grenades failed to explode, and no one had been injured, but armed forced had been deployed to hunt down the suspects.
Soon after the attack, a man who identified himself...
Targets Europe, U.S.
Major global firms are reporting they’re under attack, including British advertising agency WPP (WPPGY), Russian oil and gas giant Rosneft and Danish shipping firm Maersk.
“IT systems in several WPP companies have been affected by a suspected cyber attack,” said WPP on its official Twitter (TWTR, Tech30) account.
Maersk issued a similar statement, saying its IT systems “are down across multiple sites and...
Seven missing sailors from the USS Fitzgerald were found dead in flooded berthing compartments following the warship’s collision with a merchant vessel, a US military official said.
The Navy’s 7th Fleet said searchers found the bodies Sunday morning, Japan time, after the guided-missile destroyer returned to its base in Japan.
“This loss is something we all feel,” Vice Adm. Joseph Aucoin, commander of the US 7th Fleet, told...
Nepal Airlines Corporation signs Rs 12b loan agreement with EPF
It’s the biggest political crisis to hit the Middle East in years.
Qatari nationals are now officially on notice to leave neighboring countries within two weeks after an unprecedented diplomatic freeze of the nation by key allies and neighbors.
A total of nine nations have so far moved to indefinitely sever ties with Qatar
In what is one of the worst rifts among some of the...
Speaking at the White House, he denied having asked for Mr Comey’s loyalty or for an inquiry into a former White House aide to be dropped.
“James Comey confirmed a lot of what I said, and some of the things he said just weren’t true,” Mr Trump said.
Meanwhile, a congressional panel asked for any tapes of their conversations.
House and Senate investigators fired off a series of requests after former FBI Director James Comey’s...
Polls opened at 07:00 BST on Thursday, with counting starting once voting ends at 22:00 BST.
A total of 650 Westminster MPs will be elected, with about 46.9 million people registered to vote.
That is up from the last general election, in 2015, when there were 46.4 million registered voters.
Some votes have already been cast, through postal voting, which accounted for 16.4% of the total electorate at the 2015 general election. People with an undelivered...