Fatal end for 28 in Typhoon disaster

A strong typhoon that barreled through the central Philippines left at least 28 dead and 12 missing, and forced thousands to flee their homes, devastating Christmas celebrations in the predominantly Roman Catholic country.

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Salih offers to quit after rejecting PM nominee

Iraq’s president refused to designate a prime minister candidate nominated by the Iran-backed parliamentary bloc and offered to resign, plunging the country into further political uncertainty amid nearly three months of unprecedented mass protests. Continue Reading

14 die in Islamic extremists attack

Islamic extremists on motorcycles killed 14 security force members who were escorting election officials in the West African nation of Niger, the first large attack there since 71 soldiers were killed in a massive ambush earlier this month, authorities said. Continue Reading

2 killed in Libya mall attack

An air strike on a shopping area during rush hour near Libya’s capital killed at least two civilians and wounded 20 others, a local official has said. The air strike on the town of Zawiya, 45 kilometres west of Tripoli, hit a pharmacy, a bakery and cars parked on the street, the mayor of the town, Jamal Baher, told AFP. Continue Reading

South Korean court rejects arrest of Former Justice Minister

A South Korean court rejected a request to arrest a key ally of President Moon Jae-in who is being investigated over allegations of corruption and power abuse, saying he was unlikely to flee or destroy evidence. Continue Reading

NT compiles major business booms of the decade

With 2019 coming to an end, News Today compiles a list of sectors that made a huge dent. They were chosen based on impact they made to our lives. From online shopping to food delivery, from watching web series to e-learning, the 2010s has been a decade to remember. Continue Reading

RBI governor: Current economy may pose challenges

Reserve Bank Governor Shaktikanta Das said that the current economic conditions may pose certain challenges to banks, and urged them to be proactive in tackling them. Continue Reading

Hotstar releases report on video consumption

Hotstar released India Watch Report 2019 – a comprehensive study of online video consumption behaviour and trends. Continue Reading