Daily Archives: January 1, 2019

Chinese President Xi: China will implement tax cuts in 2019

Beijing, Chinese president Xi Jinping, delivering his annual New Year's Eve address, said that the domestic economy stayed within reasonable range in 2018 and that China will implement tax cuts in 2019.Xi said that in 2018 - 40 years since

New Horizons: Nasa probe survives flyby of Ultima Thule

Washington, The US space agency's New Horizons probe has made contact with Earth to confirm its successful flyby of the icy world known as Ultima Thule.The encounter occurred some 6.5bn km (4bn miles) away, making it the most distant ever

Concert Asks Composers to Create Works About War, Intolerance

The works of 32 composers from countries affected by war and other conflicts will be featured in a concert Jan. 24 at the Music Center at Strathmore in North Bethesda, Maryland � a suburb of Washington, D.C.Award-winning Israeli-American pianist Yael

India, Pakistan exchange list of prisoners based on 2008 agreement

Amman, India and Pakistan on Tuesday exchanged, through diplomatic channels simultaneously at New Delhi and Islamabad, the lists of civilian prisoners and fishermen in their custody. India handed over lists of 249 Pakistan civilian prisoners and 98 fis...

Israeli navy arrests Palestinian fishermen off Gaza’s coast

Gaza, Israeli navy early Tuesday arrested two Palestinian fishermen off the coast of Beit Lahia north of besieged Gaza Strip, Palestinian sources said.The vessels of the Israeli navy surrounded the boat of the fishermen while it was sailing in the