Sri Lanka’s $4.4 billion tourism industry is reeling from cancellations as travelers shun the sun and sand Indian Ocean island after multiple suicide bombings that killed over 250 people two weeks ago.
Close to 1.6 million tons of non-oil commodities worth over $386 million were exported from Yazd Province in central Iran, during March 21, 2018-January 20, 2019, said a senior official of the Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration (IRICA).
An official survey that has been withheld by the government shows India’s unemployment rate rose to a 45-year high during 2017-2018, the Business Standard newspaper reported on Thursday, delivering a blow to Prime Minister Narendra Modi just months before what is expected to be closely-fought general elections.
An Israeli soldier has sustained serious injuries after a Palestinian anti-occupation protester hurled stones at him inside a settlement in the central part of the West Bank amid new wave of Israeli aggression against Palestinians in the occupied territories.
Suicides by Japanese youth reached a 30-year-high, the the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology said on Monday, even as overall suicide numbers have steadily declined over the past 15 years.
Yemeni armed forces have fired a domestically-designed and -developed ballistic missile at a military base in Saudi Arabia’s southwestern border region of Jizan, in retaliation for military strikes by a Saudi-led military coalition.