The European Union’s proposed reform of copyright law has reached a critical stage as the one of its key legislative measures approaches its European Parliament vote of approval.

Norway's seafood exports hits record high in H1 2018 -council

Published On: July 4, 2018 12:03 PM NPT By: Reuters

OSLO, July 4: Norway’s Seafood Council said on Wednesday:

MUMBAI, July 4: Facebook Inc’s WhatsApp messenger has told India that curbing the spread of false messages through its platform is a challenge that required a partnership between the tech firm, civil society and the government.

Thai cave rescue: Boys to be taught to swim and dive

Published On: July 4, 2018 09:45 AM NPT By: Agencies

THAILAND, July 4: Thai authorities said Navy Seals and cave diving experts would begin teaching the 12 boys trapped in a flooded cave in northern Thailand how to swim and dive either from Wednesday (July 4) or Thursday, before heavy rain falls as forecast over the coming days.

KUALA LUMPUR, July 4: In a stunning fall from grace, Malaysia’s former Prime Minister Najib Razak was charged in court on Wednesday as part of an investigation into allegations of extensive corruption and misappropriation at a state fund he founded.

MOSCOW, July 3: Tuesday commemorates the 30th anniversary of the crash of Iran Air Flight 655, downed by the US guided missile cruiser Vincennes over the Persian Gulf. All 290 people on board, including 66 children, were killed in what is believed to be one of the worst disasters in the history of aviation.

NEWCASTLE, July 3: The highest ranking Catholic official to ever be convicted of concealing sexual crimes against children has been sentenced to 12 months in Australia for covering up abuse by a pedophile priest.

KUALA LUMPUR, July 3: Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak was arrested Tuesday by anti-graft investigators and will be charged over his alleged role in the multibillion-dollar looting of a state investment fund.

U.S. pressure to stop Iranian oil may effect regional exports

Published On: July 3, 2018 02:53 PM NPT By: Reuters

DUBAI, July 3: Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani said regional oil exports may be threatened if the United States tries to pressure its allies to stop buying Iranian crude oil, the official presidential website reported on Tuesday.

Over 270,000 displaced by southern Syria fighting: UN

Published On: July 3, 2018 09:34 AM NPT By: AFP/RSS

AMMAN, July 3: A regime offensive in southern Syria has forced more than 270,000 people from their homes, the United Nations said on Monday.