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New US Cuban sanctions target tourism, remittances and banking

U.S., April 18 -- The US is targeting Cuba with additional sanctions, including restricting travel to the island nation, limiting remittances, and sanctioning additional entities, White House national... Read More


Skills over degrees

Sir, April 18 -- Daihatsu, Datsun, Honda, Toyota, Kawasaki, and other famous automobiles are all Japanese brands whereas; Chevrolet, Hyundai, and Daewoo belong to South Korea. Could you imagine how ma... Read More


FM shares Lanka's growth experience at UN ECOSOC

Sri Lanka, April 18 -- Finance Minister Mangala Samaraweera participating in the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) Forum's Ministerial Financial Dialogue Panel Discussion on 'Promoting Inclusive... Read More


Crude Oil hits highest level in 2019

India, April 18 -- Brent oil prices hit a 2019 high above $72 a barrel on Wednesday propelled by steady economic growth in China and a fall in US crude stocks which defied expectations and signalled f... Read More


MCX Silver under long liquidation Resistance seen at 37415

India, April 18 -- Technically Silver market is under long liquidation as market has witnessed drop in open interest by 2. 25% to settled at 20940 while prices down 53 rupees.Now MCX Silver is getting... Read More


MCX Crude Oil under short covering Support seen at 4419

India, April 18 -- Technically Crude Oil market is under short covering as market has witnessed drop in open interest by 13. 66% to settled at 12170 while prices up 7 rupees.Now MCX Crude Oil is getti... Read More


Libya:Civilian deaths 'blatant violation' of international law

United Nations, April 18 -- Heavy shelling which hit a densely-populated neighbourhood of Libya's capital, Tripoli, was condemned "in the strongest terms" by the head of the UN Mission there, after "s... Read More


Sudan: Violence on rise in Darfur following military takeover

United Nations, April 18 -- Security across the volatile Darfur region of Sudan has deteriorated since last week's military takeover in Khartoum, the UN Security Council heard, but the peacekeeping mi... Read More


Sudan: Regular operations continue, UN dy relief chief says

United Nations, April 18 -- Although regular operations have not been affected by the political crisis, the UN deputy Emergency Relief Coordinator told Council members that humanitarians across Sudan ... Read More


Progress against torture in Afghan detention centres, but Govt needs to do more: UN

United Nations, April 18 -- Torture is likely still widespread in Afghanistan's State-run prisons for detainees linked to ongoing conflict there, the UN said on Wednesday, while also noting an "encour... Read More