Merkel Rejects Prospect Of Confidence Vote

Accra, Sept. 26 – (DPA/GNA) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel sees no need to hold a vote of confidence on her leadership in parliament, her spokesman Steffen Seibert said Wednesday in Berlin. Calls for the vote from the opposition were…

World Trade Organization Predicts Slower Global Trade Growth

Accra, Sept. 27 (DPA/GNA) – The tariff spat between the United States and other major economies will slow global trade growth in 2018 and 2019, the World Trade Organization (WTO) said Thursday in Geneva. The global export and import of…

Italy Hit By Tensions After Budget Deficit Decision

Accra, Sept. 27, (DPA/GNA) – A last-minute fight has broken out within the Italian government on budget plans for next year, as ruling populist party leaders were clamouring Thursday for more deficit spending to fund tax and welfare programmes. Economy…

Defence Minister Reveals Israel Ready To Reopen Syria Crossing

Tel Aviv (DPA/GNA) – Israeli Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman says his country is ready to reopen the Quneitra crossing with Syria adding that “the ball is in Syria’s court.” The Quneitra crossing, located in the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights, was shuttered…

Bill Gates Hails China’s Achievements

NEW YORK, Sept. 27, (Xinhua) – Billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates has hailed China’s efforts and achievements in poverty reduction, and called on other countries to take a page from China’s experience. “China drove the first wave of extreme poverty reduction,…

On Boris Johnson’s Attack On May’s Brexit Plan

Accra, Sept. 28 – (DPA/GNA) – Divisions over Brexit intensified in Britain’s ruling Conservative party on Friday after former foreign minister Boris Johnson launched another scathing attack on Prime Minister Theresa May. Johnson presented his own alternative Brexit plan in…

A Celebration Of Diversity At Harvard

With music, dance and spoken word, a small group of Harvard students animated an educational display on diversity last Friday, opening up the conversation and bringing new life into one of the more intimate public spaces in Harvard Yard’s Tercentenary…

Visit The Seoul Café That Looks Like A Cartoon

Just when every coffee place in whole wide world was beginning to look like an identikit Williamsburg hipster joint, along comes something very different. YND239-20 is a quirky cafe that’s delighting visitors to Seoul, South Korea, thanks to its super…

ITFC The Best Islamic Trade Finance Institution 2018 By Global Islamic Finance Awards

(Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, 30 September 2018) – The International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC), was awarded “Best Islamic Trade Finance Institution 2018” at the 8th Global Islamic Finance Awards (GIFA) on September 29, 2018, held in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina….

China Marching Steadily Towards Brighter Future At 69

BEIJING, Oct. 02, (Xinhua) – Festive mood is in the air as the Chinese people celebrate the 69th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China (PRC). On Monday, a huge crowd of people — numbering over 145,000…