MOSCOW, Oct 17 (Bernama) -- Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov says Russia will leave the Council of Europe (CoE) voluntarily if its opponents insist on its expulsion, according to the foreign ministry's website.
SRINAGAR (Indian-controlled Kashmir), Oct 17 (Bernama) -- A policeman and three militants were killed Wednesday in a fierce gunfight in restive Indian-controlled Kashmir, police said.
BEIJING, Oct 17 (Bernama) -- China announced Wednesday another 85 counties have been officially taken off the country's list of impoverished areas, marking further steps towards its goal of eradicating poverty by 2020, reported Xinhua.
TEHRAN, Oct 17 (Bernama) -- An earthquake measuring 4.9 on the Richter scale shook Qasr-e Shirin in Iran's Kermanshah Province on Wednesday, reported Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA).
By Manik Mehta
NEW YORK, Oct 17 (Bernama) – Foreign direct investment (FDI) has declined in the first half of 2018, dropping by 40 per cent on a year-on-year basis, says the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD).
SEOUL, Oct 17 (Bernama) -- Global video streaming service YouTube suffered an outage Wednesday morning that lasted more than an hour, reported Yonhap news agency.
KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 17 (Bernama) – A sixty hectares battery gigafactory will be constructed in the Yangtze river Delta, China with estimated total investments at €1.6 billion (RM7.68 billion). (€1 = RM4.80)