Religious, indigenous leaders demand rainforests be saved

Helsinki, Jun 19 Religious and indigenous leaders worldwide are calling for an end to deforestation in an international multi-faith, multi-cultural plea to reduce the emissions that fuel climate...

Jun 19, 2017 8:42 PM | Newsscroll

Amid Gulf crisis, certain regional states to increase arms purchase: Iranian FM

Oslo [Norway], June 14 : Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has said that the current diplomatic crisis in the Gulf region may bring about an increase in the purchase of arms by...

Jun 13, 2017 2:36 PM | Newsscroll

Iran urges Gulf peace mechanism, says Saudi backing militants

Losby Gods, Jun 13 Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif today called for a permanent mechanism in the Gulf to resolve crises like the blockade against Qatar by Saudi Arabia and its...

Jun 13, 2017 8:34 PM | Newsscroll

Tony Awards 2017: 'Dear Evan Hansen' and other winners

New York [U.S.A.], June 12 : 'Dear Evan Hansen,' a story that tells of loss, lies and loneliness in a high school community, on Sunday won the major awards at the Tony Awards 2017. ...

Jun 11, 2017 9:57 AM | Newsscroll

Norway 'regrets' Saudi activist deportation from Qatar

Oslo, May 30 Norway says it "regrets" Qatar's expulsion of a Saudi Arabian human rights activist on his way to claim refugee status in the Nordic nation.Mohammed al-Otaibi, 49, fled to neighbouring...

May 30, 2017 7:41 PM | Newsscroll

Saudi activist 'deported' from Qatar: watchdog

Dubai, May 29 Qatar has deported a Saudi human rights activist who was on his way to Norway where he hoped to seek asylum, a watchdog said today.Mohammed al-Otaibi, 49, fled to neighbouring Qatar in...

May 29, 2017 7:14 PM | Newsscroll

Israeli navy shoots dead Gaza fisherman after 'blockade

breach'Gaza City, May 15 An Israeli patrol boat fired at Palestinian fishermen accused of breaching the blockade off the northern Gaza Strip today, leaving one of them dead, officials said.Israel...

May 15, 2017 7:55 PM | Newsscroll

Test to predict severity of inflammatory bowel disease in children?

Washington D.C. [USA], May 14 : A new genetic test for characterising intestinal microbiota may help to diagnose inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) in children and predict which children will...

May 14, 2017 9:25 PM | Newsscroll

N Korea willing to meet with US if conditions right: diplomat

Beijing, May 13 A senior North Korean diplomat said today Pyongyang would be willing to hold talks with the United States if the conditions are right.Choe Son-Hui, head of the foreign ministry's...

May 13, 2017 3:11 PM | Newsscroll

Norway to build first self-sailing electric cargo ship

Oslo, May 10 Norway plans to launch the first autonomous and fully electric cargo ship next year that the project's backers said today will save 40,000 truck journeys per year.Fertiliser company...

May 10, 2017 8:13 PM | Newsscroll